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The Microbiology Department is proud to announce that we have 4 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award recipients for the 2023-24 Academic Year!

The Presidential Award of Excellence is awarded to undergraduate students in their final year of study who have demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, strong extracurricular involvement, and/or service to and involvement in their respective school or college.

Across three days (February 13 – 15), the UGA Griffin Campus hosted 270 seventh-graders from Pike County Middle School, who had the opportunity to hear from a number of researchers and also take a tour of the microbiology teaching lab. During the tour for the teaching lab, Dr.

On November 2nd, Dr. Walker and ASM officers, Grant Quinn, Linda Jawahar, and Vaishnavi Balaji, visited the Oglethorpe Middle school to teach Mr. King's 7th grade science class.

Bibi Zhou of the Szymanski Lab is awarded the 2023 Dr. Joy Porter Williams Fellowship in Microbiology.

The award was presented to Bibi during a special department seminar by Dr. Erin Dolan on November 2, 2023.

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