In gleaming new Arboretum lab, researchers still use 1931 device because it’s the best there is.
Arboretum offers increasingly rare course in their morphology.
Arboretum’s Friedman follows development of life along green line.
Seminar ponders results of breeding, training by studying pigeon acrobats.
Ginkgo project key in effort toward first-ever tree microbiome.
Arboretum research suggests egg cell competition fostered diversification.
New director, staff settle into Weld Hill research facility.
New Arboretum director brings fresh zest to things botanical.
Evolution’s revolution was the naturalist’s, though initial idea wasn’t.
Evolutionary biologist to join Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
Jennifer Winther (Ph.D. 2007) appointed Assistant Professor of Biology at Grand Valley State University.
Julien Bachelier (postdoctoral research associate 2010 – present) receives a “Young Scientist Presentation Award” at the XXIst International Congress on Sexual Plant Reproduction in Bristol England.
Left, 1980s Berkeley Botany graduate student four (Stephanie Mayer, Tom Lemieux, Pam Diggle and Ned Friedman). Middle, transportation to dinner. Right, the Diggle and Friedman lab gang and partners.
Aside from receiving considerable financial support, KSTF Teaching Fellows are part of a network of outstanding beginning teachers grappling with the challenging issues of teacher preparation and induction.
Eric Madrid (Ph.D. 2008) receives the Annals of Botany Graduate Prize for the best paper authored by a student in volume 103 (first half of 2009).
Joe Williams (postdoctoral research associate 2000 – 2003) makes the Top 100 Stories of 2008 in Discover Magazine for his paper in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, “Novelties of the flowering plant pollen tube underlie diversification of a key life history stage.”