OVPR’s centers and institutes facilitate instruction, scholarly and creative activity, and research collaborations across disciplines.
Facilitates collaborative basic and applied research projects across the bioenergy lifecycle; educates and trains the next generation alternative energy workforce; and engages public and private stakeholders in the development and dissemination of next-generation bioenergy technologies.
A multidisciplinary organization dedicated to research and development of nuclear analytical technology, including a premier analytical laboratory and technical training for radioisotope and stable isotope analytical techniques.
Chemical Biology Group bridges the traditional fields of chemistry and biology, applying chemical methods to problems in biology. Often, the tools used are compounds produced through synthetic chemistry that are designed with guidance from structural biology to manipulate physiological processes, providing insight as to how these processes work and sometimes leading to the creation of new function.
Furthers the study of development in all organisms and at all levels of life, represents and promotes communication among students of development, and promotes the field of developmental biology.
Addresses infectious disease threats to species and economies world-wide by integrating multidisciplinary research in animal, human, and ecosystem health, and by developing successful countermeasures, including vaccines, therapeutics, and diagnostics.
Advances the fundamental science and engineering involved in robotics, facilitates diverse robotic applications with profound societal impact, and enhances UGA’s prominence in the discipline of robotics by serving as a singular hub for research in robotics that brings together interested faculty and students from a variety of disciplines.
Fosters a scientific community dedicated to improving our understanding of the complex processes and effects of climate variability and change on natural, managed, human-built, and societal systems, and develops effective and appropriate adaptation and mitigation strategies, solutions, information and tools.
Stimulates, supports, and sustains innovation and infrastructure in the social and behavioral sciences by catalyzing innovative interdisciplinary research, fostering faculty careers, and encouraging and mentoring junior faculty.
Facilitates interactions and research collaborations between experimental biologists, technologists and computational/mathematical scientists to tackle complex biological problems, and trains the next generation of biologists in using computers and mathematical techniques to address biological problems.
Harnesses UGA’s diverse and extensive obesity-related instruction, research activities, and public service and outreach components to address the multi-faceted problem of obesity in Georgia.
Enhances the tradition of outstanding research in plant molecular biology and genetics with a focus on the growth, development and behavior of plants and their associated organisms, the organization, evolution and function of plant genomes, and the improvement of plants for agricultural or industrial uses.
Focuses on using human stem cells for restoring damaged tissues throughout the body and speeding the discovery of new compounds, therapies and drug discovery tools to treat diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease.
Supports ongoing research by resident and visiting researchers in a broad range of disciplines and provides access and facilities for college classes to experience field research and gain an appreciation of the Georgia coast.
Promotes scholarly inquiry and creative activity in the humanities and the arts by supporting faculty research grants, lectures, symposia, publications, visiting scholars, visiting artists, and public conferences, exhibitions, and performances.