THE UGA WILD PEANUT LABORATORY is located at the Center for Applied Genetic Technologies. It is affiliated with the Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics and Genomics, located at 111 Riverbend Road, Athens, GA, USA. 30606. It is led by David Bertioli and Soraya Leal-Bertioli.
The objective of the research conducted in the lab is to improve peanuts for agriculture in the United States and worldwide by utilizing its wild relatives and advanced genetics.