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 podcast on Building the Angiosperm Tree of Life.

Check out the podcast:

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.