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The Plant Center Retreats

"The Plant Center Retreats have shaped my research by providing scientifically diverse interactions with researchers across the globe, while also fusing departments across campus to identify new collaborations and opportunities for graduate students to excel.” Alex Harkess

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Beans are a staple crop and primary protein source for millions of people around the world, but very little has been known about their domestication or nitrogen-fixing properties, until now.

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Plant Center members are partnering with education experts to integrate research projects – like the study of speciation in Mimulus – into the undergraduate biology curriculum.

Undergraduate Research Awards 2014

From left to right: Amy Webster, Kiersun Jones, Courtney Wright, Amy Hodges, Christina Elling, Suraj Kapoor, Jeremy Ray, Pat Griffin (sponsored by NSF IOS-1350561).

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all-day Fall Retreat @ Unicoi Lodge
Fall Retreat @ Unicoi Lodge
Oct 29 – Oct 30 all-day
Fall Retreat @ Unicoi Lodge | Helen | Georgia | United States
Full address: 1788 Highway 356, 1788 Anna Ruby Falls Rd – Helen, GA 30545 2014 Agenda   2014 Poster Winners Congratulations to the Plant Center poster winners.  We had 54 posters—one of the highest entries ever—including eight from undergrads.   Thank you all for participating and...

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