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The Botany Department is one of the largest and strongest Botany Departments in North America, offering a wide range of research and educational programs. Specializations range from the organismal to the molecular level.

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Two newly discovered organisms point to the existence of an ancient organism that resembled a tiny version of the lumbering, human-eating science fiction plants known as ‘triffids,’ according to research in ...more

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The Department of Botany supports the local and global actions of our members to increase awareness of the global climate crisis and to push for change. According to a recent report by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity ...more

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Tue, 10/22/2019 - 12:30pm
ubiquitination and effector-triggered immunity: a...

Seminars

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 12:30pm
Can ancient DNA reveal what makes us human?