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Congratulations to Katrien Devos and her two senior research associates Tom Pendergast and Peng Qi for publishing a high-quality reference genome of switchgrass in the Jan 27 issue of Nature!

The University of Georgia Department of Plant Biology ( invites applications for a Plant Biology Undergraduate Teaching Specialist.

Congratulations, Rachel! Rachel's innovative approach to student learning, commitment to equity, and contributions on and off campus were awarded with the 2021 K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award by the American Association of Colleges & Universities (AACU).

Our thoughts are with the family of Gregory Schmidt, who recently passed away (March 25, 1947 – November 18, 2020). Gregory is survived by his wife and our colleague, Brigitte Bruns, along with his three sons and two sisters.

Congratulations to John Burke for being named a Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)! This award recognizes leading scientists for their research and leadership in their field.

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