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We in the Division of Biological Sciences offer our happy congratulations to Elizabeth Fuller on being named the Outstanding Professional Advisor of 2021.

Join the Division of Biological Sciences in offering congratulations to Dr. Peggy Brickman! Dr. Brickman is the recipient of the 2021 Lothar Tresp Outstanding Honors Professor Award. This award recognizes Dr.

Dear Students,

You are strongly encouraged to consider applying for a new award to help fund summer undergraduate research. 

The faculty and staff of the Division of Biological Sciences offer congratulations to Landon Clark who has been named a 2021 Churchill Scholar.  Clark is a Biology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Genetics major.  

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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.