Pam and Doug featured on the In Defense of Plants podcast

June 21st, 2016

While visiting a field site for the Dimensions of Biodiversity project in North Carolina, Pam and Doug were interviewed for the InDefenseofPlants.com podcast on Building the Angiosperm Tree of Life.

Check out the podcast: http://www.indefenseofplants.com/podcast/2016/6/19/ep-61-building-the-angiosperm-tree-of-life

Building the Tree of Life: TEDxUF 2016

April 20th, 2016

Doug was a presenter at TEDxUF 2016. See all the talks here. Doug’s talk explores why relationships matter and the tree of life:

Earth Day photos

April 18th, 2016

April 16th was the FLMNH Earth Day event, and we had a table with plants, DNA extraction, pipettes, and phylogenetic trees. Here’s some photos from the day.

 

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Gainesville Sun covers Tree of Life

October 21st, 2015

Doug Soltis, a distinguished professor of botany at the University of Florida, is pictured with just a sample of recordings for the Tree of Life at Dickinson Hall on the UF campus on Oct. 9. Doug Finger/The Gainesville Sun

Doug and the lab were featured today on the front page of the Gainesville Sun!

 

Here’s the article:

UF team helps fulfill Darwin’s vision: Tree of Life contains the 2.3 million named species on Earth

Charlotte Germain-Aubry presents on Women in Science and Engineering

April 9th, 2015

Charlotte Germain-Aubrey

iDigBio Post Doc Charlotte Germain-Aubrey recently visited Sacred Heart University to speak on iDigBio’s climate change research as well as to present on challenges facing women in science and engineering. SHU wrote up a great news article on her visit.

Charlotte presented her talk titled “Inspiring Girls in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics): The Importance of Immersion and Timing” to a group of middle school science teachers.