Student Resources

Student Resources

Student Resources

The Agricultural and Medical Biotechnology program provides a unique set of resources for advising, research, and professional development to students throughout their college careers.

Program Contacts

Photo of Chris CrutchfieldChristopher Crutchfield
M-G CAFE Acting Assistant Dean of Academic Advising 

Provides timely advising for each of our students. Each student, from first year to graduating senior, is assured timely and quality advising with Mr. Crutchfield.


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Esther Fleming
Academic Coordinator

Supports students with their first-year experience, research opportunities, career readiness, and professional development.

Program Information

Career and Professional Development Mentors

In addition to our academic advising, our program provides each student with a career and professional development mentor.  Our mentors are faculty and staff throughout the Martin-Gatton College of Agriculture, Food and Environment and provide insight into professional development for students pursuing careers in the life sciences. 

Research Mentors 

Our program coordinates with research mentors in many colleges across the university to support students in the development and completion of the independent research project.

Diagram of the colleges that support undergraduate research in the Agricultural and Medical Biotechnology program

Center for Student Success

The Martin-Gatton College of Agriculture, Food and Environment's Center for Student Success is a key resource for prospective and current students in the ABT program.

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Additional Advising

Pre-Professional and Pre-Veterinary students must carefully select coursework as required for their professional schools.

Additional Resources

Undergraduate Research

The Office of Undergraduate Research (OUR) provides additional resources for students pursuing undergraduate research.

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Transformative Learning

Transformative Learning provides resources for tutoring in general and organic chemistry, math courses, and other first-year courses.

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Well-being resources across campus range from the Counseling Center, Recreational Services, Financial Wellness, and the Disability Resource Center allowing a holistic approach to your academic journey.

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Research Activity Awards

The Martin-Gatton College of Agriculture, Food and Environment supports undergraduate research by awarding funds to deserving undergraduates.

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Academic Common Market

Depending on your home state, in-state tuition may be an option for you while studying in the Agricultural and Medical Biotechnology program.

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Scholarship Opportunities

MG-CAFE Scholarships

The Martin-Gatton College of Agriculture, Food and Agriculture awards hundreds of dollars in academic scholarships each year.

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University of Kentucky Scholarships

The university offers academic scholarships for incoming freshmen, continuing students, transfer students, and international students.

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ScholarshipUniverse (SU) is an online database of external scholarships that have been vetted and approved by the University of Kentucky.

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Michael Goodin

The Michael Goodin Global Aspirations Award

The Michael Goodin Global Aspirations Award is a special resource for undergraduate students in the Martin-Gatton College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. Awards are available to students who are facing challenges in their personal life and/or in their academic career and need urgent financial assistance. It was established to honor the late Dr. Goodin for his dedication and passion for student success and his sensitivity to student needs.

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Contact Information

Esther Fleming
Academic Coordinator

N-24C Ag. Science Center North Lexington, KY 40546-0091

+1 (859) 257-3263