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Ickert-Bond Lab: systematics meets ecology, paleontology, and genomics

Shawnee Gowan at MSU – Crustose lichen ID 101

M.S. student Shawnee Gowan is spending a week at the Michigan State University Herbarium (MSC) working with Dr. Alan Friday on crustose lichen ID.  The MSU collections are first class and total nearly 110,000 accessioned lichen specimens from many regions of the world, including excellent specimens Dr. Henry A. Imshaug made from nunataks in the Juneau ice…
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Ethnobotany videos

Check out the ethnobotany video series that documentary filmmaker Sarah Betcher has put together. Watch the whole series: https://youtu.be/DyUssKc2TLQ?list=PLvQuX2bn3pWiK99U3bwOq1l1I6kA8w9jr Funded by NSF grant #1546438 to Steffi Ickert-Bond (PI) and Sarah Betcher (Co-PI). https://www.uaf.edu/museum/collections/herb/ethnobotany/

Congrats to the grads

Several lab members were wrapping things up this semester. Congrats to Jordan Metzgar for finishing his Ph.D. degree, to Monte Garroutte for defending his M.S. thesis and to Mackenzie Stamey for completing her undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences. Great job everybody!