Mandy Joye elected AGU Fellow

Mandy Joye was elected a 2017 AGU Fellow, an honor given to individual AGU members who have made exceptional scientific contributions and gained prominence in their respective fields of Earth and space sciences. Samantha Joye has always contributed so much to the department, and it's amazing to watch all of the exciting things she can accomplish- congratulations, Mandy!

This news has also made the UGA Today page! Read it here.

Grad Student wins 1st Place for poster at 2017 Metabolic Pathway Analysis Meeting

Xiaojia He won 1st place for his poster entitled "Inferring the mechanism of anaerobic oxidation of methane using reactive transport modeling" at the Metabolic Pathway Analysis 2017 Meeting in Bozeman, MT. MPA 2017 focused on computational approaches to decode biological principles found in ‘omics’ data sets and spanned the gamut of fundamental and applied biology including biofuels, photosynthesis, multicellular systems, environmental nutrient cycles, and human health.

Former Hollibaugh Lab Intern Moves on to University of Oregon’s SPUR Program

Ms. Aimee Oyinlade Oyekan, a UGA Biology major shown here with Professor Hollibaugh, graduated this spring and is now an intern at the University of Oregon’s SPUR program (  Ms. Oyekan worked as a student intern in Dr. Hollibaugh’s laboratory during spring semester 2017 on an NSF-funded project to understand the biology of a group of single-celled microbes (Thaumarchaeota) and nitrogen cycling on the Georgia coast.  Ms. Oyekan intends to pursue a graduate degree in environmental studies.


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