2024 Pratt Lecture Series

Hear from Dr. David Jackson of the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

A nitrogen fixation moonshot

A new NASA-funded project will yield basic insights with implications for growing plants on the Moon, Mars and beyond.

In search of new insights into nitrogenase

Kathryn Fixen received a five-year NSF CAREER Award to investigate how to get an enzyme that catalyzes nitrogen fixation to work on plants.

Wick recognized for STEM education innovation

Longtime faculty member receives national award for her work developing a mentor network to promote evidence-based teaching.

The dark side of colored nectars

Evin Magner analyzes the black nectar of Melianthus minor.

The Power(s) of place

Professor Jennifer Powers reflects on her decades-long connection to Costa Rica.

Around the world in 90(ish) days opening

View creative renderings from Jennifer Powers' three-continent Fulbright foray.

Making connections

Jannell Bazurto employed a cohort model to build community among students from underrepresented backgrounds hired for a summer internship program in her lab.

A natural observer

Jennifer Powers uses art as an avenue to observe nature closely and capture details about the plants and animals she encounters in the field.

Building connections between cultures

PMB graduate student Ariadna Mondragón Botero recognized for outstanding contributions to international education