Zheng-Hua Ye

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Inventor of the Year 2020 [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="25px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/3" css=".vc_custom_1586813039802{padding-bottom: 20px !important;}"][vc_single_image image="17838" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Zheng-Hua Ye, professor in the Department of Plant Biology, developed a trait that reduces lignin content in alfalfa...

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Marc van Iersel

Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2019 Marc van Iersel is the Vincent J. Dooley Professor of Horticulture in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and has spent more than 20 years supporting the horticulture industry through his research examining crop physiology and smart greenhouse production...

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Holly Sellers

Inventor of the Year Award 2019 Holly Sellers, professor at the Poultry Diagnostic & Research Center, pursues clinical and molecular virology research with an emphasis on viruses that cause respiratory, enteric and musculoskeletal diseases in poultry, focusing on the identification, characterization and control of those viruses....

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Darrell Sparks

Inventor of the Year Award 2018 Darrell Sparks, professor in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, is widely known as “Mr. Pecan” for his research in the physiology, management and development of new cultivars that contributed in large part to making Georgia No. 1 in...

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Biao He

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Entrepreneur of the Year 2020 [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="25px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/3" css=".vc_custom_1586813173915{padding-bottom: 20px !important;}"][vc_single_image image="17830" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Biao He, GRA Distinguished Investigator and the Fred C. Davison Distinguished University Chair in Veterinary Medicine, is a...

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UGA researcher

Mark Jackwood

Inventor's Award 2016 Mark Jackwood, the J.R. Glisson Professor of Avian Medicine and head of the department of population health, studies respiratory viruses including avian coronavirus, infectious bronchitis virus and avian influenza virus. His work involves the use of molecular techniques for the identification, characterization, and...

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Steven Stice

Academic Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 Steven Stice, D.W. Brooks Distinguished Professor, Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar, and Director of the Regenerative Bioscience Center, has led industry and academic research teams in the area of pluripotent stem cells for over 20 years.  Prior to joining the...

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Jerry Johnson

Inventor’s Award 2015 Jerry Johnson, professor of crop and soil sciences, has developed or co-developed a total of 44 new small grain crop varieties, including several wheat and barley cultivars. His research focuses particularly on the development of plant seeds or tissues that resist common diseases and...

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Mark A. Eiteman

Inventor’s Award 2014 Mark A. Eiteman, professor in UGA’s College of Engineering, is the inventor of multiple technologies directed at the industrial production of important commodity and specialty chemicals using microorganisms. These technologies include amino acids used in animal feed and nutritional supplements; a commodity chemical, which...

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