The hydraulic legacy of C4 evolution in the grasses
During the month of August we got to share a lot of great news about our faculty on social media, that we wanted to share here!
Erol Akcay has been promoted to Associate professor with Tenure,
Brent Helliker has been promoted to Full Professor,
Corlett Wood has joined our department as a new…
On March 15, 2017, Undergraduate Chair Dr. Mecky Pohlschröder hosted an informal discussion for students interested in the Biology major.Students feasted on fajitas while new faulty member Dr. Mia Levine talked about her journey from Penn undergraduate to Assistant Professor. Faculty advisors from…
Haoran's work on the evolution of the C4 pathway in plants is featured in Penn Today. Haoran is a member of Brent Helliker's lab and is co-advised by Erol Akçay.
Erica Lawrence and Ben Galeota-Sprung both received 3-year NSF Fellowship Awards. Erica is studying plant genetics with Dr. Scott Poethig and Dr. Brent Helliker. Ben is in the Sniegowski lab studying evolution in E. coli populations. Congratulations to both Erica and Ben!