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Congratulations to Elliot Gardner on his recent first author publication

Gardner, E.M., M.G. Johnson, D. Ragone, N.J. Wickett, and N.J.C. Zerega. 2016. Low-coverage, whole-genome sequencing ofArtocarpus camansi (Moraceae) for phylogenetic marker development and gene discovery. Applications in Plant Sciences, 4(7), apps.1600017.

PhD Candidate, Rebecca Barak, wins first place!

Rebecca Barak won first place for her oral paper presentation of "Shopping for a prairie: Diversity and composition of commercially available seed mixes for prairie restoration." at the 24th North American Prairie Conference.

Researchers Race to Preserve Rare Orchid

PhD Sutdent, Lynnaun Johnson, interviewed for Discover Research Northwestern article.

PhD Candidate, Lauren Umek, published.

The unseen invaders: introduced earthworms as drivers of change in plant communities in North American forests (a meta-analysis). Global Change Biology, in press.

Class of 2016 Graduates!

PBC students complete their studies and second PBC PhD is hooded.

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Ben Cooper MS Thesis Defense

Tuesday, September 6, 10:00 AM
"Revealing patterns of evolution in Oenothera sect. Calylophus (Onagraceae) using target enrichment" Ben Cooper, Candidate for a Master of Science Degree
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Claire Ellwanger MS Thesis Defense

Friday, September 16, 1:30 PM
"Conservation Genetics of the federally threatened orchid: Platanthera leucophaea," Claire Ellwanger, candidate for a Master of Science Degree.