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By joining the Medical College of Georgia and Dental College of Georgia's biomedical community at Augusta University, you will choose an exciting path of training,  professional and career development.... and incredible possibilities for making a difference. 

Faculty in our Medical College of Georgia and Dental College of Georgia will be your enthusiastic and committed mentors.  They are highly successful, nationally competitive and internationally recognized -  with substantial research funding.  As Biomedical Science graduate students, you will become part of a close and collaborative community of scholars, educators, researchers, clinician-scientists... and will develop life-long friends and colleagues.  

Why wait?  If you are an intellectually curious student committed to developing your talents for a life of discovery, leadership and service— then our Biomedical Sciences Programs are the fit for you 

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Graduate Student Listening Session April 14, 2021 at 6:00 PM

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Jeff Flowers, D.MIN., BCC Dept. of Spiritual Care will host a listening session for graduate students to talk about the past year and how to find a "normal" rhythm again. Click for more details.

3MT Finals Competition April 22, 2021 at 5:30 PM

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Save the date. The 5th Annual 3MT Finals Competition will be April 22, 2021 from 5:30 - 6:30. Click for more details. 

Career and Life Planning for Graduate Students April 27, 2021 at 2:00 PM

AR Workshop AHA Fundraiser Event... Support the BSA

Join AU Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affair Neil MacKinnon, PhD as he hosts a workshop on career and life planning for graduate students. Click for details. 

The Graduate School Spring Hooding Ceremony May 12, 2021 at 6:00 PM

AR Workshop AHA Fundraiser Event... Support the BSA

Save the Date. The Graduate School Spring Hooding Ceremony will held at the James Brown Arena on May 12th at 6PM. Click for more details. 

The Graduate School White Coat Ceremony June 11, 2021

AR Workshop AHA Fundraiser Event... Support the BSA Save the Date. The Graduate School White Coat Ceremony will be June 11, 2021 Click for more details. 

Evans GA named the #1 Best Place to Live in America

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Biomedical Science News

Drs. David Step (on left) and Jennifer Sullivan stand in hallway in white lab coats

NIH training grant enhances opportunities for biomedical graduate students

Augusta University has received a $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to help support the graduate education of future scientists whose focus is cardiometabolic diseases  — like hypertension and diabetes — which disproportionally affect minorities.

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Researchers at Vascular Biology Center encourage more women to explore science careers

“A curious nature can either get you into trouble or annoy those around you. The trick is to find those along the way who encourage your inquisitiveness and foster an environment to fulfill the desire to know more."

Drs. Xiaochun Long (on left) and Joseph Miano stand in their lab together

Prime editing enables precise gene editing without collateral damage

New gene editing technology, prime editing, snips only a single strand of the double-stranded DNA. CRISPR makes double-strand cuts, which can be lethal to cells, and produces unintended edits at both the work site as well as randomly across the genome

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New lounge, study space created for graduate students in biomedical sciences

“Students need a place to connect with others. Now we have this fantastic lounge and study space where they can do that," said Dr. Jennifer Sullivan, interim dean of The Graduate School.

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