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The department of Plant and Microbial Biology works to advance knowledge of basic plant and microbial biology. Teaching and research programs in the department cover molecular, biochemical, cellular, developmental, physiological, organismal, ecological, and evolutionary biology of plants, algae and fungi. Here you will find a collection of news, features and opportunities for and about PMB.

QTL Engineering Workshop

September 18-20, 2016

QTL Engineering Workshop banner

The Voytas Lab at the University of Minnesota will be holding a QTL Engineering Workshop September 18-20, 2016. We are seeking interested participants for this exciting event and thought that some CBS faculty/staff may be interested -specifically those in the PBIO/EEB community.

CBS Conservatory Assistant Position

The CBS Conservatory is looking to hire a Conservatory Assistant to begin immediately.​ Conservatory assistantships are available only to students with the positions running for 10 hours per week for $10/hour. CA's are the primary waterers for the Conservatory's vast collection of diverse plant species. Watering is very important, as each plant needs to be watered differently. Assistants also repot plants in the collection, mix up soil mixes, plant seeds for classes and deliver and pick up plant materials.

Biomed Virtual Grad School Fair

Planning to apply to graduate schools of biomedical sciences?

Biomed Virtual Grad School Fair

Attend the Biomed Virtual Grad School Fair on July, 21, 2016.

The Biomed Virtual Grad Fair will allow you to have your admissions questions answered by representatives from graduate institutions from across the country.

2016 Biomed Virtual Graduate School Fair

Planning to apply to graduate schools of biomedical sciences?

Biomed Virtual Grad School Fair

Attend the Biomed Virtual Grad School Fair on July, 21, 2016.

The Biomed Virtual Grad Fair will allow you to have your admissions questions answered by representatives from graduate institutions from across the country.

From Weed to Crop

David Marks is driving an effort to domesticate Pennycress with an eye to reducing agricultural runoff and providing a new source of biofuel.
 

Professor David Marks, Plant Biology

Faculty Promotions Announced

Six faculty members, who received promotion and tenure this spring, were recognized at a reception May 17 at McNamara Alumni Center.


Jacques Finlay

 

Jacques Finlay (Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior) was promoted to professor with tenure

 

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Events @ The U

The Aurora Center is hosting three special events in honor of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) this April. Be sure to mark your calendars!

The Hunting Ground screening and panel discussion

Monday, April 18, 2016 • Coffman Theater | East Bank • Doors open at 5:30 p.m., film starts at 6 p.m.

The Hunting Ground