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Regular Faculty


Professor, Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor706-542-3340
Professor, Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor
Haines Family Assistant Professor
Professor , Georgia Athletic Association Professor of Innovative Science Education
Science Writing Lecturer
Professor, Director, NIH Graduate Training Grant in Genetics, Department of Genetics, University of Georgia (through 2013)706-542-1821
Director of Biological Sciences706-542-1693
Assistant Professor

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Undergraduate Research in Biology

Undergraduates majoring in biology have the opportunity to enhance their learning through direct participation in research and scholarship. At UGA, these opportunities enable undergraduates to participate in ground-breaking research, often as part of a team of graduate students and faculty. In fact, many students can earn academic credit while working under an experienced faculty mentor by taking BIOL 4960R or working directly with the Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities (CURO). The Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Fellowship (BSURF) has been established to support undergraduate research opportunities in the Division of Biological Sciences within the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. The Fellowship provides financial assistance to a student who has not had an opportunity to participate in a mentored research experience (paid, volunteer, or for credit) since matriculating to The University of Georgia.