Enjoy the November 6 symposium highlights right here!
Video of Keynote by Peter Zale, Ph.D.
Student ePoster Session Entries
ePoster Codes — Use them to locate individual poster entries at the site linked above.
Cool Finds in 2019, 2020 and 2021
CONGRATULATIONS to our 2021 Student Poster Session Winners:
1st: Diamanda Zizis, Bucknell University, “What happens when you cross plant species with two distinct sexual systems? An ex situ hybridization approach”
2nd: Sarah White, University of Scranton, “Quantifying geographic variation in flower color in Mimulus ringens using citizen science data”
1st: Cheyenne Moore, University of Pittsburgh, “Invasive hybrid vigor? Niche and trait variance between three knotweed taxa”
2nd: Cassie Stark, Penn State University, “A habitat comparison between two ramp species, Allium tricoccum and Allium burdickii, in Pennsylvania”
|1:00–1:05||Welcome||The PA Botany Planning Committee|
|1:05–1:50||Native Orchid Conservation Efforts at Longwood Gardens||Peter Zale, Ph.D., Associate Director, Plant Breeding and Collections, Longwood Gardens|
|2:00–3:00||Student Poster Session and Live Judging. Participants are invited to visit the PA Botany Virtual Poster Session. Support the next generation of botanists! High school through graduate school students compete for cash prizes. Students will be available to answer questions about their work via chat.|
|3:00–3:40||Cool Finds! It has been a long time, and we cannot wait to share your Cool Finds from 2019, 2020 and 2021.||Curated and presented by Chris Firestone,|
PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
|3:40–3:50||Student Poster Awards. Join us to see who wins first and second prizes in two categories: High School/Undergrad and Grad Student.|