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News - 2016

Two members of the Interdisciplinary Plant Group elected AAAS Fellows: 11/21/2016
Dr. Kathleen Newton and Dr. Walter Gassmann have been elected Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

University of the Western Cape Researcher Visits MU: 9/27/2016
Dr. Marshall Keyster from the University of the Western Cape, South Africa (UWC) is visiting the University of Missouri to work with two IPG faculty members to gain insight into the underlying mechanisms of toxic element uptake in plants.

University of Missouri Partnership with the Danforth Center Highlighted at Conversations Event: 9/20/2016
On Thursday, Aug. 25, the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Conversations Series on “Let’s Talk About…People, Plants and Partnership: The Mizzou Connection” highlighted the partnership between the University of Missouri and the Danforth Center.

33rd Annual Interdisciplinary Plant Group Symposium: 6/23/2016
The 33rd Annual Interdisciplinary Plant Group Symposium “Heterosis: Working Towards a Genetic, Molecular, Developmental and Physiological Basis” was held May 25 – 27, 2016 in the Christopher S. Bond Life Sciences center on the University of Missouri campus in Columbia, MO.

Governor visits University of Missouri to highlight the excellence of plant science research and education: 3/21/2016
Missouri Governor Jay Nixon visited the Bradford Research Center on March 10, 2016 to highlight the excellence of plant science research and education at MU.

IPG Alumna Receives National Dissertation Award: 1/18/2016
Dr. Jeongmin Choi was awarded the 2015 Council of Graduate Schools/ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award.