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All Plant Biology and Conservation Events Cancelled

All day, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Northwestern University has issued new policies on events to help limit any possible spread of COVID-19. We will be canceling...

Dec
3
2021

PBC Seminar: CBG Speed Talks

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Presentations from the Natural Areas team at Chicago Botanic Garden: Jim Jabcon Matt Evans Joan O'Shaghnessey Peter Nagle Valerie Cichy This will be hosted on zoom....

Nov
19
2021

PBC Seminar: CBG Speed Talks

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Learn about a range of programs at the Chicago Botanic Garden Emma Oschrin - Budburst Dave Sollenberger - Seedbank Chris Woolridge - Conservation...

Nov
17
2021

MS Defense for Maya Bickner

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Maya will present her master's research defense on: Enigmatic Gymnospermous Seeds from the Early Cretaceous of Mongolia and Inner Mongolia, China,...

Nov
5
2021

PBC Seminar: CBG Speed Talks

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Presentations by: Eliza Fournier, Windy City Harvest Jacob Zeldin, Ecology Research Hilary Noble, Undergraduate Training Programs Chris Woolridge, Conservation Land Management Internship Progra

Oct
29
2021

MS Thesis Defense: Lindsey Gohd

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Join PBC as MS thesis student, Lindsey Gohd, presents their thesis research to our community!

Oct
22
2021

PBC Seminar: Faculty Speed Talks

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Presentations by: Sophie Taddeo Paul CaraDonna Norm Wickett Pat Herendeen

Oct
15
2021

PBC Seminar: Faculty Speed Talks

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Presentations by: Kay Havens Louise Egerton-Warburton Krissa Skogen Stuart Wagenius  

Oct
8
2021

PBC Seminar: Faculty Speed Talks

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Presentations by: Bekcy Barak Amy ILer Nyree Zerega

Oct
1
2021

PBC Seminar: Faculty Speed Talks

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Presentations by: Jeremie Fant Andrea Kramer Greg Mueller

May
28
2021

PBC Guest Speaker Seminar: Dr. Wilnelia Recart Gonzalez

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

"Pollination in the face of novel species interactions and climate change" Wilnelia is a Postdoctoral Research and Teaching Faculty at the...

May
14
2021

PBC Guest Speaker Seminar: Dr. Sue Pierre

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Critical Ecology: Defining Sociobiophysical Drivers of Ecological Change

Apr
16
2021

Guest speaker seminar

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Dr. Gerardo Arceo-Gomez from East Tennessee State University’s Department of Biological Sciences.

Apr
8
2021

MS Thesis defense: Kristen Manion

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Please join PBC as MS student Kristen Manion presents her thesis research to her committee!

Mar
5
2021

MS Thesis defense: Sam Danguilan

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Please join us as MS student Sam Danguilan presents her MS thesis research to her committee!

Feb
26
2021

PBC Guest Speaker Seminar: Dr. Danielle Ignace

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Please join the PBC community for a guest speaker seminar presented by Dr. Danielle Ignace of Smith College.

Feb
19
2021

PBC Guest Speaker Seminar: Kristine Schad Eebes, M.S.

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Please join us this Friday for a guest speaker seminar presented by Kristine Schad Eebes from the Lincoln Park Zoo. Kristine...

Feb
12
2021

PBC Seminar: CBG Mentors Group

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

The CBG mentors group will be sharing tips for sharing science with a younger audience.

Feb
5
2021

Friends of CBG speed talks

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

This week's talk will be presented by: Claire Ellwanger and Anna Braum

Jan
29
2021

CBG Post-doc Speaker Seminar: Dr. Jared Beck

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Please join the PBC program for a seminar presented by CBG post-doc Jared Beck. Title: “Environmental factors shaping plant distributions and...

Dec
11
2020

PBC Seminar Series: Friends of CBG

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Please join PBC this week for guest speakers from the Audubon Society and the Chicago Park District.

Dec
4
2020

Chicago Botanic Garden Science Seminar Series

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Join us to learn more about the exciting work of ecologists at the Chicago Botanic Garden. We will have speed...

Nov
20
2020

Chicago Botanic Garden Science Seminar Series

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Come learn about three exciting programs at the Garden: Windy City Harvest, Conservation Land Management, and the Research Experience for...

Nov
19
2020

MS Thesis Presentation: Lucas Chamberlain

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Please join us as MS student Lucas Chamberlain presents his thesis research to the PBC community! Quantifying soil carbon sequestration following...

Nov
17
2020

MS Thesis Presentation: Diana Jerome

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Please join us for the MS Thesis presentation of PBC student Diana Jerome! The effect of early snowmelt and warming on...

Nov
16
2020

MS Thesis Presentation: Matt Evans

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Please join us for the MS Thesis presentation of PBC student Matt Evans! An Assessment of Vernal Pool Soil Seed Banks...

Nov
16
2020

MS Thesis Presentation: Andrea Gruver

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Please join us as MS student Andrea Gruver presents her MS thesis research to the PBC community.

Nov
6
2020

Guest Speaker Seminar: Dr. Cristina Eisenberg

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

PBC is pleased to welcome Dr. Cristina Eisenberg to present their research to the community. https://www.cristinaeisenberg.com/ Seeds of Success: Fort Belknap Indian...

Oct
30
2020

Chicago Botanic Garden Science Seminar Series

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Join us to learn more about the exciting work of scientists at the Chicago Botanic Garden. We will have speed...

Oct
23
2020

Chicago Botanic Garden Science Seminar Series

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Join us to learn more about the exciting work of scientists at the Chicago Botanic Garden. We will have speed...

Oct
16
2020

Chicago Botanic Garden Science Seminar Series

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Join us to learn more about the exciting work of scientists at the Chicago Botanic Garden. We will have speed...

Oct
9
2020

PBC PhD Seminar: Nora Gavin-Smyth

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Join us to learn about the exciting work of Plant Biology and Conservation graduate students. This week Nora Gavin-Smyth will...

Oct
2
2020

Chicago Botanic Garden Science Seminar Series

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Join us to learn more about the exciting work of scientists at the Chicago Botanic Garden. We will have speed...

Jun
19
2020

Zoom: Guest Speaker Seminar, Dr. Rosa Scherson

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Rosa Scherson, PhD, will present their research to the PBC community. This is a virtual seminar. The link and password...

Jun
12
2020

Zoom: Guest Speaker Seminar, Dr. Joan Dudney

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

  Measuring the unpredictable: climate change impacts on infectious tree disease    Climate change is predicted to shift the distribution and severity of...

May
8
2020

Zoom: Guest Speaker Seminar, Jennifer Pett-Ridge

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Guest speaker Jennifer Pett-Ridge from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will present their research to the PBC community.  

Jan
31
2020

PBC Postdoc Seminar: Marcello De Vitis

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Postdoc Marcello De Vitis will present their research to the PBC community.

Jan
17
2020

PBC Postdoc Seminar: Angela McDonnell

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Postdoc Angela McDonnell will present their research to the PBC community.

Jan
10
2020

Guest Speaker Seminar, Julian Resasco

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Guest speaker Julian Resasco, PhD, from Colorado University Boulder will present their research to the PBC community.

Dec
6
2019

PBC Postdoc Seminar: Fabiany Hererra

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Postdoc Fabiany Hererra will present their research to the PBC community.

Nov
22
2019

PBC Postdoc Seminar: Kelly Matsunaga

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Postdoc Kelly Matsunaga will present their research to the PBC community.

Nov
15
2019

MS Thesis Presentation: Drake Mullett

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Join us as we celebrate the completed MS Thesis of PBC's own Drake Mullett!

Nov
8
2019

Guest Speaker Seminar, Christine Edwards

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Guest speaker Christine Edwards, PhD, from the Missouri Botanic Garden will present their research to the PBC community. Understanding the relationshpi...

Nov
7
2019

Guest Speaker Seminar, Jacob Heiling

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Guest speaker Jacob Heiling, PhD, from Florida State University will present their research to the PBC community. Flowers as strategies: understanding...

Nov
1
2019

Fall Faculty Seminar for New Students

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Today's presenters are: 10:00 am Greg Mueller 10:20 am Stuart Wagenius 10:40 am Norm Wickett 11:00 am Pati Vitt - Lake Forest Openlands Opportunities 11:20...

Oct
25
2019

Guest Speaker Seminar, Ellen Damschen

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Guest speaker Ellen Damschen, PhD, from University of Wisconsin Madison will present a seminar, "How global change impacts and conservation...

Oct
18
2019

Fall Faculty Seminar for New Students

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Today's presenters are: 10:00 am Kay Havens-Young 10:30 am Jeremie Fant 11:00 am Pat Herendeen 11:30 am Nyree Zerega

Oct
11
2019

Fall Faculty Seminar for New Students

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Today's presenters are: 10:00 am Becky Barak 10:30 am Amy Iler 11:00 am Paul CaraDonna

Oct
4
2019

Fall Faculty Seminar for New Students

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Today's presenters are: 10:00 am Louise Egerton-Warburton 10:30 am Krissa Skogen 11:00 am Andrea Kramer

Jun
21
2019

Guest Speaker Seminar: Dr. Tim Crews

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Tim Crews of the Land Institute will present his research to the PBC community! This is a rescheduled event.

Jun
5
2019

Public Dissertation Defense: Lynnaun Johnson

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Lynnaun Johnson, PhD, presents his dissertation to the public. Congratulations Dr. Johnson!

May
31
2019

Guest Speaker Seminar, Dr. Holly Jones

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Dr. Holly Jones from NIU will be giving a seminar on her research.

May
24
2019

MS thesis defense: Marie Faust

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Marie Faust will defend her MS Thesis to the PBC community.

Apr
26
2019

PhD Public Defense: Jessa Finch

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

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

Apr
19
2019

PBC Student Speaker Seminar

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Susan Deans and Adrienne Ernst

Apr
12
2019

Guest Speaker Seminar: Lauren Ponisio

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Dr Lauren Ponisio from UC Riverside, "Understanding the landscape and species characteristics that promote population and community resistance is essential...

Mar
22
2019

PBC Student Speaker Seminar

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Lea Richardson and Justin Bain

Mar
15
2019

Guest Speaker Seminar: CANCELLED

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Dr. Tim Crews from The Land Institute. Topic: sustainable agriculture

Mar
8
2019

PBC Student Speaker Seminar

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

PhD candidate Anita Cisternas-Fuentes will present updates on her research to the PBC community. "Plant breeding system and primary pollinator...

Mar
1
2019

MS Thesis Defense

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Kat Andrews will defend her MS Thesis titled "Precipitation Frequency Negatively Impacts Plant Survivorship, Growth, Phenology, and Herbivory in Oenothera...

Feb
22
2019

Guest Speaker Seminar

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Dr. Ann Sakai from UC Irvine, topic: Plant mating systems evolution

Feb
15
2019

PBC Student Speaker Seminar

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Katie Wenzell, "Floral trait divergence and genetic structure in Castilleja (Orobanchaceae)" and Colby Witherup Wood "Using relative evolutionary rates to...

Feb
8
2019

PBC Student Speaker Seminar

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM, sponsored by Graduate Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Anita Cisternas-Fuentes

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