Chera Watts, the academic advisor for Plant Biology, represented our department at the Discovery Showcase Majors Fair held on October 19 in the Tate Student Center. Chera shared information about our major, research opportunities and classes with interested undergraduates. She also gave out succulent plants and other PBIO swag. Way to represent, Chera!
Research - Helianthus Seedlings
Helianthus annuus seedlings
Loren Rieseberg, John Burke, Lisa Donovan, Brent Hulke, Andries Temme, Rishi Masalia exploring the deserts of Southern California (2015).
Sunflower and Plant Physiology
Sunflower and plant physiology boat selfie
Grad Student - Uma Nagendra
Uma Nagendra is the overall winner of 2014 “Dance Your Ph.D.” contest. http://news.sciencemag.org/people-events/2014/11/dance-your-ph-d-winner-announced
Alumnus - Elise Bartelme
Alumna Elise Bartelme teaching a Plant Biology lab course (2014).