Faculty and students in the Department of Environmental Health Science study biological, chemical or physical agents in the environment and their impact on human health and ecological systems.

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Travis Glenn tapped as interim bioinformatics institute director
Travis Glenn tapped as interim bioinformatics institute director

After eight years of service, Jessica Kissinger, a Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Genetics, is stepping down as director of UGA’s Institute of Bioinformatics. Travis Glenn, associate professor

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UGA Amazing Student: Maite Bucher
UGA Amazing Student: Maite Bucher

Ph.D. candidate Maite Bucher is passionate about stimulating collaboration between universities and governments, and supporting women and minorities in scientific fields. Hometown:  Petropolis High school:  Academy of Information Technology at

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Marsha Davis named dean of UGA College of Public Health
Marsha Davis named dean of UGA College of Public Health

Marsha Davis, a nationally recognized researcher and leader in community-based health promotion programs, has been named dean of the University of Georgia College of Public Health. Davis, a professor in

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