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!
PBIO grad student David Higgins counts down for Grad students Ilkay Doerter, Lauren Eserman, and Jess Stephens to begin the egg-and-spoon race at the Graduate Student Field Day (April, 2015)
Loren Rieseberg, John Burke, Lisa Donovan, Brent Hulke, Andries Temme, Rishi Masalia exploring the deserts of Southern California (2015).
Alumnus - Jeffrey Cannon
Alumnus Jeffery Cannon during a field exercise for a Wildland Firefighter Course in Nashville, GA (2014).
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
Research - Sweet Potato
Plants used in a study aimed at reconstructing evolutionary relationships in the sweet potato species complex.