Big cities like New York, San Francisco, and Portland are well-known big-ticket food towns, however, exciting culinary developments are putting Athens on the map.
An article posted on Yahoo!News on March 5, 2013 by Vonda J. Sines describes research on impulsive eating being performed by Dr. Ping Shen.
Dr. Shen's research was also featured in the March 1, 2013 issue of The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences Chronicles in an article by Alan Flurry that can be found at The Franklin Chronicles.
Congratulations to Dr. Katherine ("Kat") Verbist for winning the 2013 Excellence in Research by Graduate Students Award from the Graduate School. This award is worth $1,000, and she will be honored with other recipients at a banquet in April. For her thesis, Dr. Verbist studied how the immune system mounts a long-term response to an acute respiratory infection in the laboratory of Dr. Kim Klonowski.