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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

Graduate Student Resources from the CWE

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Spring 2023 Schedule

Maxwell Theater Events (AU Students attend Free)

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Spring 2023 Calendar

Career Services Events

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Spring 2023 Event Schedule


Department of Physiology Seminar: Dr. Lois Taylor Ellison

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February 2, 9-10 am

Strengthen Your Delivery for the 3MT

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February 7, 6-7 pm

TGS Reception: Swing into Spring

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February 9, 5:30-7:30 pm
GB 1120-D

Jaguar Job Fair 2023

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February 10, 11-2 pm
Christenberry Fieldhouse
*Registration Required


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Reoccurring Events

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*

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Biomedical Science News

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When chronic stress activates these neurons, behavioral problems like loss of pleasure, depression result

Scientists have evidence these POMC neurons become hyperactive after chronic exposure to stress, leading to things like depression. When their activity is reduced, so are behaviors that lead to these problems.

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Blood pressure drug holds promise for treating PTSD

Scientists at the Medical College of Georgia say it’s time for another look at clonidine.

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Prestigious NIH grant supports Augusta University student researchers

“I chose the vascular biology graduate program because it offers exceptional research training. The Vascular Biology Center boasts an impressive history of being consistently well funded, and it houses a collection of faculty who are well known in their respective fields and committed to the success of their trainees,” said student Candee Barris.

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Subcutaneous fat emerges as a protector of females’ brains

We need to get beyond the kind of simplistic idea that every sex difference involves hormone differences and hormone exposure, MCG scientists say.

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