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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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PhD Public Defense: Jessa Finch

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, Off-Campus

Jessa Finch will present her successful dissertation defense to the PBC community! Congratulations Jessa!

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Susan Deans, PhD Student, awarded Lewis and Clark Fund!
Matt Evans, MS Student, wins INPS Award!
Adrienne Ernst, PhD Candidate, wins GCA fellowship!
Sam Kilgore, MS Student, wins GCA award!

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