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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.

Annual CBS Picnic

Register today for the annual CBS Picnic.

Students, faculty and staff are invited to celebrate another great year at the College of Biological Sciences. May 5, 2016 from 11a.m.-1p.m. on the Gateway Plaza, McNamara.

CBS Postdoctoral Reception

Save the date for the inaugual CBS Postdoctoral Reception!

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
3:30-6 p.m. 
McNamara Alumni Center, Swain Room

In our mission to support postdoctoral researchers, we want to invite you to the CBS Inaugural Postdoc Reception. We want this event to provide an opportunity to:

Doctoral Research Showcase

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 | 12-2 pm | Great Hall, Coffman Memorial Union

The road to the dissertation is long and often winding. Graduate students complete courses, lab work, and exams; they develop research questions and methodology; they review existing literature. They conduct interviews, surveys, and experiments; analyze results; and consider implications.

As they make their way down this road, graduate students transform from being those who absorb knowledge to those who produce it. They raise new issues, develop new approaches, and advance new ideas.

CBS People: Hannah Skog

A split appointment between Cedar Creek and the St. Paul administrative cluster provides this CBS'er with a unique perspective.
 
Hannah Skog
 
What do you do here?

I'm the Facilities Coordinator & Executive Assistant for the St.

A Plant-astic Plan

A new CBS Conservatory would expand access to a unique collection of rare and endangered plants to more researchers, students and the public.
 
Barringtonia racemosa

A new conservatory building would ensure optimal conditions for rare and unusual plants such as the Barringtonia racemosa (pictured).