Alan Flurry

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Articles by Alan Flurry

Nov. 3 2017

Key to better asparagus identified in evolution of sex chromosomes

Working with an international team of breeders and genome scientists, plant biologists at the University of Georgia have sequenced the genome of garden asparagus as a model for sex chromosome evolution.  

Sep. 28 2017

Study provides first estimate of total U.S. population with felony convictions

New research led by a University of Georgia sociologist on the growth in the scope and scale of felony convictions finds that, as of 2010, 3 percent of the total U.S. population and 15 percent of the African-American male population have served time in prison.

Sep. 22 2017

Researchers study how wet soils may fuel tropical storms over land

As the peak of the Atlantic hurricane season approaches, researchers at the University of Georgia in partnership with NASA Goddard Space Flight Center have been awarded a grant to study how wet soils may strengthen tropical storms over land.

Sep. 20 2017

UGA study of same-sex couples reveals causes of work, family stress

People in same-sex relationships can face considerable angst when deciding whether to disclose their sexual orientation at work, and that anxiety can affect their home life as well, according to a new University of Georgia study.

Sep. 5 2017

UGA to lead national network for undergraduate research experiences

Course-based Undergraduate Research Experiences Network, or CUREnet, was established to broaden the availability of research opportunities for students across the U.S.

Aug. 22 2017

NIH awards UGA researchers $2.6 million to fight African sleeping sickness

The National Institutes of Health has awarded $2.6 million to University of Georgia researchers to develop new drugs to treat human African Trypanosomiasis, also known as African sleeping sickness.

Aug. 9 2017

UGA’s Joye elected Fellow of the American Geophysical Union

Samantha Joye, Georgia Athletic Association Professor of Arts and Sciences, has been elected as a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union.

Aug. 9 2017

Marshall Shepherd to receive American Meteorological Society Helmut E. Landsberg Award

Georgia Athletic Association Distinguished Professor Marshall Shepherd will receive the 2018 Helmut E. Landsberg Award from the American Meteorological Society.

Jul. 25 2017

UGA primatologist provides gorilla vocals in “War for the Planet of the Apes”

UGA primatologist Roberta Salmi provided over 40 calls of both male and female gorillas for the summer blockbuster "War for the Planet of the Apes."

May. 22 2017

Sunflower genome sequence to provide roadmap for more resilient crops

University of Georgia researchers are part of an international team that has published the first sunflower genome sequence.

May. 17 2017

Researchers harness metabolism to reverse aggressiveness in leukemia

University of Georgia researchers, with colleagues from the University of Tokyo, have identified a new drug target for the two most common types of myeloid leukemia, including a way to turn back the most aggressive form of the disease.

Apr. 19 2017

Study defines thunderstorm asthma epidemic conditions

University of Georgia researchers are exploring new ways of predicting thunderstorm asthma outbreaks.

Apr. 17 2017

Migration from sea-level rise could reshape cities inland

Researchers estimate that approximately 13.1 million people could be displaced by rising ocean waters, with Atlanta, Houston and Phoenix as top destinations for those forced to relocate.

Mar. 21 2017

UGA’s Robinson named Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry

Gregory H. Robinson, University of Georgia Foundation Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Feb. 27 2017

UGA satellite among NASA’s eighth class of candidates for space mission launch

The University of Georgia CubeSat project is among 34 small satellites selected by NASA to fly as auxiliary payloads aboard missions planned to launch in 2018, 2019 and 2020.

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