Oct 30, 2017

Congratulations Winnie

Winnie Gimode won 2nd place for her poster presentation at the annual Plant Center Retreat. Here is Winnie in action:

Jul 14, 2017

Congratulations Amaja

Amaja Andrews won 1st prize at the CAES Young Scholars Oral  competition. for her presentation entitled "Identifying a SNP marker for marker assisted selection of Fusarium Wilt Race 1 resistance in watermelon". Congratulations to Amaja and her mentor, Leigh Ann Fall.

Jul 5, 2017

Ph.D Assistanship Available - Spring 2018

A Ph.D. assistantship is available in our lab starting Spring 2018. The research will focus on early pathogen detection using molecular tools and high throughput phenotyping technologies (UAVs).  Candidates with a background in molecular biology and engineering are encouraged to apply. Interested parties should contact Dr. Cecilia McGregor (cmcgre1@uga.edu).

Update: This position has been filled.


Jun 12, 2017

Welcome Josh and Amaja

Welcome Amaja Andrews and Josh Thedford. They will be spending the next six weeks doing research in the lab as part of the UGA CAES Young Scholar Internship Program.  Leigh Ann and Reeve will be showing Amaja and Josh the ropes for the next six weeks.

May 25, 2017

Congratulations Winnie and Leigh Ann!

Winnie Gimode was awarded 1st prize (Ph.D) and Leigh Ann was awarded 2nd prize (M.S.) at the annual IPBGG Retreat poster competition. In addition Winnie was also awarded the Todd Campbell Travel Award ($1,000) to attend the NAPB Annual Meeting at UC Davis in August.
Congratulations Winnie and Leigh Ann. Keep up the good work.

May 8, 2017


Congratulations Dr. Suzanne Stone.

Mar 9, 2017

Suzanne Stone Exit Seminar Announcement

Suzanne Stone will be delivering her Ph.D. Exit seminar on Wednesday, March 15th at 3:30 pm in Room 1502 Miller Plant Sciences. The title of her seminar is "Using plant breeding,cultivar evaluation, and cultivation strategies to address challenges in sustainable watermelon production."

Feb 23, 2017

Jean presents poster at Georgia Organics Conference

Jean Yost (Undergraduate Researcher) presents her poster entitled "A Comparison of 13 Pepper Cultivars under an Organic Farming System" at the 2017 Georgia Organics Conference in Atlanta.