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Shannon Barwick at the USG Board of Directors meeting(Left to right: Chancellor Teresa MacCartney; Shannon Barwick, PhD Candidate; President Brooks A. Keel, PhD; Board of Regents Chair, Sachin Shailendra)

Shannon Barwick, PhD candidate in Cellular Biology and Anatomy, had the honor of presenting her 3 Minute Thesis, Saving vision: enabling patients to clearly see their dreams, to the Board of Regents for the University System of Georgia. Regarding Shannon's presentation, President Keel said, "Shannon did a masterful job and represented herself, her lab, and her university extremely well!  Very proud!  Well done!"

Congratulations to our outstanding students!

Maria Blahove won the Anthony Shuker Scientific Poster Award 

Program: Vascular Biology

Mentor: Gábor Csányi, PhD

GaBio Innovation Summit 2022

Casey Derella, featured on the AAMC GREAT Outreach Twitter, @WhyaBioMedPhD

Program: Physiology

Mentor: Ryan A Harris, PhD, CEP, FACSM

AAMC Twitter Takeover

Lindsey Ramirez, featured on the AAMC GREAT Outreach Twitter, @WhyaBioMedPhD

Program: Physiology

Mentor: Jennifer C. Sullivan, PhD, FAHA

AAMC Twitter Takeover

Wonjo Jang won the 2021 Brann Scholarship Award in Neuroscience

Program: Neuroscience

Mentor: Nevin A. Lambert, PhD

More information about the Brann Award


 

Highlighted Student Achievements

photo from article Ramirez Receives Porter Physiology Development Fellowship

Ramirez Receives Porter Physiology Development Fellowship

Lindsey Ramirez is a third year PhD Candidate in Dr. Jennifer Sullivan’s lab in the Department of Physiology at Augusta University. When asked, “Why a Biomed PhD?”, Lindsey responded, “We are only beginning to scratch the surface of how devastating diseases affect organ systems and the person as a whole. Since these diseases are rarely […]

photo from article The American Heart Association Heart Walk during the COVID-19 Pandemic

The American Heart Association Heart Walk during the COVID-19 Pandemic

2020 has been a whirlwind of a year so far and we’re only half way through. Back in January 2020, many entities at Augusta University (AU) began raising funds for the American Heart Association (AHA) through a local event called the “Heart Walk.” All of the individuals who were raising funds were excited to be […]

Helen presenting

PhD Student presents her research to the Board of Regents

When Helen Kaiser was asked to give a presentation about her research to the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, she jumped at the opportunity. This presentation experience would fit right in with Helen’s plans for her future career. The Board of Regents of the University System […]

photo from article Jessica Pierce, A Reflection Back

Jessica Pierce, A Reflection Back

Most of you may know her as the student who led the Graduate Oath at the fall 2019 Hooding, but here at The Graduate School, we know her as Jessica Pierce, the student who is a reliable volunteer and an awesome student. When Jessica was asked to recite the Graduate Oath at the fall 2019 […]