Plant Talk 2019-2020

An informal lunchtime seminar venue in the Biology Department

at Florida International University - Wednesdays from noon to 1 pm

 in  WC 130  

[or other times and places as listed below]

We invite you to join us

for relaxed research presentations, half-baked hypotheses, travelogues, virtual visits to near and far away field sites, and who knows?  The lineup is wide ranging and ever-changing...

If you would like to give a presentation, or more information, please contact Alan Franck (ph. 305-348-3514) or Suzanne Koptur (ph. 305-348-3103).




28 August 2019

Brad Bennett

Native Trees of Southern Florida:  History of the Knowledge of the Arboreal Flora (or Names you Might Not Know)

18 September

25 Sep

Brittany Harris

Invasions in Plant-Animal Mutualisms on Islands

9 October

Georgia Tasker

Orchids and Wrangel Island

23 Oct

John Shane, PhD - Inspectorlab (Ft. Lauderdale)

Botany and Forensic Science

30 October

Nichole Tiernan

David Fairchild's Collection of Frangipani

13 November

Javier F-O

Early US Plant Explorers: Endeavors in the Atlantic Islands

20 November

Maria-Luisa Veisaga hosts a joint Latin American Caribbean Center, Religious Studies, and Plant Talk joint meeting with Presentations by Tinker Field Grant Recipients

Human/Plant Relationships

27 November

Thanksgiving next day

Happy Holidays!

15 January 2020

29 January

12 February

19 February

26 Feb

11 March

25 March

8 April

15 April

22 April

Earth Day! finals week