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FIU News story on USAID chickpea innovation lab


Here is the link to the story on the innovation lab Dr. Eric von Wettberg's chickpea research has helped facilitate.

A Scientific Hat-trick


One of our biology graduate students, Brian Machovina, has just pulled off a scientific trifecta, he has published three separate letters in PNAS, Science, and Nature. All of these letters are pushing for reduced meat consumption as a way to reduce anthropogenic impacts.

FIU News story on gooseberry research


Here is the link to the FIU News story on Dr. von Wettberg's gooseberry research.

Upcoming Events

Opening of Diatom art exhibit at Deering Estate

03/23/2014 09:00 AM

There will be an opening reception on April 12th at 6:15 p.m.

"Harnessing the Chemical Biodiversity of Tropical Fruits for Human Health"

04/21/2014 03:00 PM

Dr Edward Kennelly of Lehman College, New YorK will present a seminar entitled "Harnessing the Chemical Biodiversity of Tropical Fruits for Human Health".

Special Presentation on Status of Everglades Restoration

04/21/2014 04:45 PM

There will be a special presentation by FIU faculty on the their contributions to the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Program's System Status Report to be held in WC 130. Speakers include Agnes McLean, Evelyn Gaiser, Jennifer Rehage, Tiffany Troxler, Mike Ross, and Joel Trexler. The meeting will last approximately 1 hour.

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