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Plant Biology and Conservation

About the Program


A Partnership with the Chicago Botanic Garden


Offered jointly by Northwestern University and the Chicago Botanic Garden, the Plant Biology and Conservation Program is to foster an academic and research environment that allows students to gain experience, skills, and knowledge to become scholars, leaders, and practitioners in plant biology, ecology, and conservation.

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Best Presentation Award
PhD candidate, Jessa Finch wins best presentation at national meeting for her work on milkweeds.

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Nora Gavin-Smyth awarded Panofsky award!
Nora Gavin-Smyth awarded ASPT Graduate Student Research Award!
Justin Bain has been awarded the Nicholson Fellowship!
NSF GRFP awarded to PBC students!
Lea Richardson has been awarded the Presidential Fellowship!

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