Wed, 10/24/2018 - 11:58am
Hugh Hodgson School of Music DMA student Gonzalo Arias Contreras won the silver medal at the Florida Guitar Festival and Competition held annually in Tallahassee, Florida in October. Contreras is a student of Daniel Bolshoy, who also performing a solo recital and taught a masterclass at the festival. The Florida Guitar Festival and Competition is a performance competition where musicians from all over the world come to compete in three rounds.…
Thu, 01/26/2017 - 11:03am
Franklin College faculty engage in public scholarship by offering comments, regular columns and sharing expertise across a variety of media. A sample from just this month: Five big mysteries about CRISPR's origins, Distinguished Research Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Michael Terns quoted in Nature  The top nine weather or climate events of 2016, column by Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor Marshall Shepherd in…
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Fri, 12/02/2016 - 10:18am
One of the most promising technologies in at least a generation, CRISPR-Cas is a powerful gene editing tool derived from a defense mechanism evolved in bacteria and other single-celled organisms. Progress on the tool at UGA will continue thanks to a new grant from the National Institutes of Health: CRISPR-Cas allows scientists to precisely edit sequences of DNA in everything from plants to humans, and it could one day be used to silence the…
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Wed, 04/20/2016 - 11:14am
CRISPR-associated proteins are some of the most promising new tools providing a way to make gene deletions, corrections of mutations and additions of new genes in any genome. Outstanding undergraduate researcher Erin Hollander, a junior Honors student majoring in biochemistry and genetics, was one of 60 presenters selected out of hundreds of applicants from institutions across the country to present her research at the nation's capital during…
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