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Lab News

homology

MORPH hosts minicourse/workshop on the concept of homology in January of 2009

Information and participants

williams

Joe Williams makes the Top 100 Stories of 2008 in Discover Magazine

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.”

Article in Discover

starch

Petal power: How flowering plants conquered the world

New Scientist, 2008

Eric Madrid

Eric Madrid wins the Maynard Moseley Award

Eric Madrid (Ph.D. 2008) wins the Maynard Moseley Award for the best student paper presented in the Paleobotanical or Developmental and Structural sessions at the Botanical Society of America meeting in 2008.

Moseley Awards

hydatella

Floral shocker: Blooms shake roots of flowering plant family

Science News, 2008

Jennifer Winther gets rave write-up of her publication on the fungal partners of mycoheterotrophic plants

Jennifer Winther (Ph.D. 2007) gets rave write-up of her publication on the fungal partners of mycoheterotrophic plants: “An extremely important landmark, laying to rest over a century of speculations and uncertainty…”

Commentary section in New Phytologist

amborellafemale

Living fossil may solve Darwin’s abominable mystery

Telegraph (UK), 2006

amborella-male

Ancient shrub unlocks a clue to Darwin’s ‘abominable mystery’

Christian Science Monitor, 2006

cortical

Botanist’s quiet milestone trumped by roar of CU scandal

Denver Post, 2006

Possible ‘missing link’ in plant evolution found

CBS News Denver, 2006

nuphar

Lilies link plants to the past

Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 2002

popcorn

Water lily may provide a “missing link” in the evolution of flowering plants

National Science Foundation, Office of Legislative and Public Affairs, 2002