A pig’s skin cells may hold the key to new treatments and cures for devastating human neurological diseases. Researchers from the University of Georgia’s Regenerative Bioscience Center have discovered a process of turning stem cells from pigs into neural stem cells.
In 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil drilling platform exploded in the Gulf of Mexico. The ensuing Macondo well blowout resulted in the discharge of around 5 million barrels of oil. The University of Georgia’s Samantha Joye was one of the first scientists to investigate the disaster to document its impact on the Gulf ecosystem.
Jeff and Stacy Rothenberger
Jeff Rothenberger came to the University of Georgia from Chamblee High School to study accounting in the Terry College of Business from which he earned his BBA in 1981. It was during his time on campus that a lifelong commitment to the university blossomed
Foundation Fellow Kathleen Wilson named 2015 Truman Scholar