News & Announcements

We are pleased to announce the following PB PhD thesis defense

Carlisle Bascom
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
11:00 AM
French Hall, Room 209
Thesis Title: The Interplay Between Polarity Regulators, Calcium, and the Actin Cytoskeleton During Tip Growth
Thesis Advisor: Dong Wang

We are pleased to announce the following PB PhD thesis defense

Gregory DeIulio
Monday, June 4, 2018
10:00 AM
LSL, Room 410
Thesis Title: Genomics and Plant Disease: a Study of Fusarium oxysporum Kinases and Downy Mildew Resistance in Basil 
Thesis Advisor: Li-Jun Ma

Christina Stonoha Awarded Graduate School Dissertation Research Grant

Christina Stonoha

Plant Biology Ph.D. student Christina Stonoha, has been awarded a competitive Graduate School Dissertation Grant. The UMass Amherst Graduate School provides $80,000 each year to fund competitive Graduate School Dissertation Research Grants (Application Information). This program recognizes the research and accomplishments of our outstanding graduate students and provides funds to assist recipients in completion of their dissertation. Read More

We are pleased to announce the following PB PhD thesis defense

Huiyuan Guo
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
2:00 PM
Paige Lab, Room 202
Thesis Title: Silver nanoparticles in environmental and biological systems: source, transformation, and detection
Thesis Advisor:  Baoshan Xing

We are pleased to announce the following PB PhD thesis defense

Ian Gillis
Wednesday,  May 16, 2018
10:00 AM
LSL, Room S330
Thesis Title: Variation and Evolution of Fruit Ripening Traits in Tomato Species
Thesis Advisor: Ana Caicedo