Juan Losada and Mara Herrero in the January 2014 issue of BMC Plant Biology
In the January 2014 issue of BMC Plant Biology, Juan Losada and Mara Herrero examined the characteristics of pollen tube growth and its interaction with maternal tissues in domesticated apple (Malus x domestica). (abstract)
Fresh approaches in teaching
Arboretum class explores science as Darwin did, in an example of College’s commitment to new ways of learning.
The little old machine that could
In gleaming new Arboretum lab, researchers still use 1931 device because it’s the best there is.
A learning gap is filled with plants
Arboretum offers increasingly rare course in their morphology.
Arboretum’s Friedman follows development of life along green line.
Darwin takes flight
Seminar ponders results of breeding, training by studying pigeon acrobats.
New branch of science
Ginkgo project key in effort toward first-ever tree microbiome.
Clues on how flowering plants spread
Arboretum research suggests egg cell competition fostered diversification.
Planting a research center in the arboretum
New director, staff settle into Weld Hill research facility.
Passion and the flowering plant
New Arboretum director brings fresh zest to things botanical.
What made Darwin first
Evolution’s revolution was the naturalist’s, though initial idea wasn’t.
Friedman named director of Arboretum
Evolutionary biologist to join Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
Jennifer Winther appointed Assistant Professor of Biology
Jennifer Winther (Ph.D. 2007) appointed Assistant Professor of Biology at Grand Valley State University.
Julien Bachelier receives a “Young Scientist Presentation Award”
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.
Diggle and Friedman Labs Dinner
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.
Sam Holloway receives a 2009 Knowles Science Teaching Foundation five-year fellowship
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 receives the Annals of Botany Graduate Prize
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).