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Georgia Tipoffs: Public Policy Newsletter for Thursday January 18, 2018 ( 4 items )  

New Grant Will Allow Iowa State University Scientists to Help Chart Corn Genomes, Better Understand Traits
AMES, Iowa, Jan. 17 -- Iowa State University issued the following news release: Iowa State University scientists will contribute to a new effort to map the genomes of 26 lines of corn, an ambitious project that will allow plant breeders and farmers to harness the crop's vast genetic diversity. Researchers at the University of Georgia, Iowa State University and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York will work together to sequence, assemble and annotate 26 different lines chosen to represent   more

Second Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission Announces Nominees
TALLAHASSEE, Florida, Jan. 17 -- The Florida Bar issued the following news release: The Second Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission has submitted six names to Gov. Rick Scott for consideration and appointment to fill the vacancy on the Circuit Court in Leon County created by the resignation of Judge Charles Francis. The nominees are: 1. Georgia Cappleman 2. Eddie Evans 3. Cedell Garland 4. Joseph Jones 5. James Marsh 6. Amanda Wall The JNC received twelve applications for this vacancy   more

TAG Seeks the 2018 Top 40/Top 10 Innovative Companies in Georgia
ATLANTA, Georgia, Jan. 17 -- The Technology Association of Georgia issued the following news release: The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) is accepting applications for the "Top 40/Top 10 Innovative Companies in Georgia" awards. Interested companies from across the state have until January 31, 2018 to apply to be considered for these annual awards, which recognize the most innovative Georgia technology companies. Companies selected for the "Top 40" will be showcased at The Summit 2018,  more

The Rhodes Trust Announces Dr Elizabeth Kiss as Its New Warden & CEO
ATLANTA, Georgia, Jan. 17 -- Agnes Scott College issued the following news: Today, the Rhodes Trust announces that Dr Elizabeth Kiss will become the new Warden and CEO, starting in August 2018. Dr Kiss will be the first female Warden of the Rhodes Trust. The Rhodes Trust - the preeminent international scholarship programme established at the University of Oxford in 1903 - selects creative young leaders with a commitment to serving others and standing up for the world. In the century since the   more