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Brilliant careers begin with plant sciences

The Integrated Plant Sciences program is the central access point for prospective students to plant and fungal research opportunities at the University of Georgia.   Once admitted, students conduct cutting-edge plant and fungal related research on topics with applications to society and the environment.

One program, endless opportunities

From molecules to populations – admitted students find their best research and mentor fit by exploring several rotation labs and research areas.

World-class faculty will mentor you

Join over 100 graduate students in the plant sciences mentored by 60 faculty across 9 participating PhD graduate programs. UGA is among the most interdisciplinary and comprehensive plant science graduate programs anywhere, providing a dynamic learning environment within the context of cutting-edge research on timely topics.

Fall 2022 Applications

Applications received by December 1, 2022 are guaranteed review for Fall 2023 admissions.

Walt Dauksher

“Being able to rotate through a few labs from an assortment of departments allows you to define your interests, know the lab culture, and ultimately make the best decision for a home base lab for the next few years.”

Walter Dauksher, Fall 2020 Cohort

I found the IPS program appealing because of the terrific faculty and graduate students to collaborate with. Not only has the program been amazing so far, but the opportunities and resources available through UGA has been great for grad students!

Justine Rojas, Fall 2019 Cohort

The University of Georgia has a long tradition of outstanding plant science research. Come be a part of it!

To learn more about the research opportunities within the IPS program, please contact us.

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