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The philosophy of the Biology Department is to create an environment in which many areas of biology are represented, and interactions with a diverse group of colleagues provide opportunities to broaden your thinking and make connections between different fields and scientific approaches.

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Dr. Jenn Coughlan, University of North Carolina Chapel-Hill
- | Tedori Family Auditorium, Levin Building



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Dr. Will Petry, Princeton University
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Unexpected Diversity of Grass Abscission Zone

Elizabeth Kellogg, Ph.D., Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
- | Tedori Family Auditorium, Levin Building

Abscission is a process in which plants shed their parts, and is mediated by a particular set of cells, the abscission zone (AZ).  In grasses (Poaceae), the position of the AZ differs among species, leading to the…