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By joining the Medical College of Georgia and Dental College of Georgia's biomedical community at Augusta University, you will choose an exciting path of training,  professional and career development.... and incredible possibilities for making a difference. 

Faculty in our Medical College of Georgia and Dental College of Georgia will be your enthusiastic and committed mentors.  They are highly successful, nationally competitive and internationally recognized -  with substantial research funding.  As Biomedical Science graduate students, you will become part of a close and collaborative community of scholars, educators, researchers, clinician-scientists... and will develop life-long friends and colleagues.  

Why wait?  If you are an intellectually curious student committed to developing your talents for a life of discovery, leadership and service— then our Biomedical Sciences Programs are the fit for you 

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(706) 721-3278



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Events & Announcements


Center for Writing Excellence (CWE)


Spring 2023 CWE Location and Hours

CWE Graduate Student Resources

Steve Coughlin

Spring 2023 Schedule

Career Services Events

Steve Coughlin

Spring 2023 Event Schedule

Women’s History Month

Steve Coughlin

March 2023 Institutional Schedule




Inaugural J. Malcolm Kling Memorial Lecture: Current Ethical Challenges in Clinical Research by Christine Grady, MSN, PhD

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March 23
RSVP for In-Person Location
2 pm
(Registration Required)

CWE: Final Graduate Writing Retreat of the Spring Semester

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March 25
9 am - 1 pm
(Registration Required)

CWE: NIH F31 Predoctoral Fellowship Grant Review Session

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March 27
6 - 8 pm
(Registration Required)

3-Minute Thesis Final Competition

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March 29
5:30 pm
Questions? email

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Reoccurring Events

Emotional Wellness Support Group

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Mondays at 10:00 am
Summerville Campus SCAPS Office (CE-2A)

Questions? email

TGS Book Club Schedule

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Once a month at 6:00 pm
in either Greenblatt or Reese Library or virtually

Questions? email

CWE Writing Groups: Dissertation/Thesis, Publication, Funding, and Creative Writing

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Each of the four groups will meet an hour per week from
Jan 23 - Apr 28
*Registration Required*

Questions? email

CWE Speaking Circle for English Language Learners to Practice English Skills

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The circle will meet one hour per week from
Jan 23 - May 1
*Registration required*

Questions? email

Biomedical Science News

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Bile acid receptor could be innovative target in protecting the vision of premature newborns

Targeting that receptor could provide earlier, more impactful treatments for retinopathy of prematurity.

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Augusta University researcher secures prestigious grant for research to prevent blindness in premature infants

Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is among the most common illnesses that affect premature or low birth-weight infants and is a major cause of long-term vision impairment and blindness.

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Putting the brakes on accelerated aging of bone, muscle from HIV infection, treatment

Antiretroviral cocktails can make human immunodeficiency virus, or HIV, undetectable and untransmittable, but both the virus and its treatment can also accelerate aging of bone and muscle.

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Long molecule of RNA essential to our GI tract’s ability to contract and move food along

Without CARMN, a long, noncoding RNA, the 30-foot-long GI tract doesn’t contract as it should.

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