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News - 2015

First of Four Joint University of Missouri/Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Researchers Hired: 12/15/2015
Today the University of Missouri (MU) and the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center announced the hiring of the first joint researcher between the two institutions.

IPG Professor honored with American Phytopathological Society Award: 12/12/2015
Melissa Mitchum was presented with the American Phytopathological Society’s 2015 Syngenta Award.

IPG Faculty Member Elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS): 11/30/2015
Dr. Dong Xu, the James C. Dowell Professor and Chair of the Department of Computer Science, has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

IPG Faculty Member Presents Woolhouse Lecture: 11/25/2015
Dr. Bob Sharp presented the 2015 Harold Woolhouse Lecture at the University of Adelaide.

University of Missouri and University of the Western Cape Hold Joint Plant Science Symposium: 11/1/2015
MU’s Interdisciplinary Plant Group (IPG) and the University of the Western Cape (UWC), Cape Town, held a joint Plant Science Symposium at UWC from June 15-18, 2015.

Dr. Bill Folk Awarded University of Missouri Corp of Discovery Award: 10/29/2015
Dr. Bill Folk Awarded University of Missouri Corp of Discovery Award

32nd Annual Interdisciplinary Plant Group Symposium: 7/8/2015
The 32nd Annual Interdisciplinary Plant Group Symposium “Plants Between a Rock and a Hard Place: The Interface Between Abiotic and Biotic Stress Responses” was held May 27 - 29, 2015 in the Christopher S. Bond Life Sciences center on the University of Missouri campus in Columbia, MO.