• Nisa Karimi

    Grad student Nisa Karimi climbs a baobab (Adansonia perrieri) in the Daraina region of northern Madagascar.  Photo: David Baum

  • Sori on the underside of a fern frond

    Sori on the underside of a fern frond.  Photo: Cara Streekstra

  • Dr. Sara Hotchkiss sampling lake sediments for charcoal analysis

    Professor Sara Hotchkiss sampling lake sediments for charcoal analysis.  Photo: Kristin Michels

  • Discovery of new tyrosine pathway enzymes from legumes in the Maeda Lab
  • Oxytropis campestris

    Oxytropis campestris var. chartacea, a legume that is endemic to a handful of lakes in Wisconsin
    photo: John Zaborsky

Birge Hall  Birge Hall, home of the Botany Department


  1. Joy Zedler honored for lifetime achievement

    She has been awarded the prestigious Odum Lifetime Achievement Award from the Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation (CERF).
  2. Mycologist says our close relatives break the bounds of biology

    Professor Anne Pringle's interest in the "evolution of cooperation," has led her to the study of fungi as "models for understanding how symbiotic species interact — how the relationship is policed and maintained."
  3. Poplars, perfumes, willows and insects: Understanding tree biodiversity

    Ken Keefover-Ring is part of an NSF study looking broadly at the ecological and genetic aspects of pollination among willows and poplars.

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