By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Two University of Georgia genetics researchers have landed $1.8 million in new National Science Foundation grants to fund genomics and molecular biology studies, UGA said yesterday.

Kelly Dyer and Douglas Menke, both assistant professors of genetics at UGA, each have won Faculty Early Development Career Program awards under its Directorate for Biological Sciences.

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