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Wednesday, May 6, 2015 (All day)
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Arnold Arboretum, Weld Hill Research Building, 1300 Centre St., Boston

The 10th Annual Plant Biology Initiative Symposium

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Please save May 5th and 6th for the 10th Annual Harvard Plant Biology Initiative Symposium: "From Leaves to Ecosystems: Plants in a Changing World”. This year the Symposium is being co-sponsored by HUCE.

This year’s symposium will kick off with a special lecture on May 5th by Chris Field, Carnegie Institution for Science, at 4:00PM in the Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge, MA. The title of Chris’s talk is, "Understanding, Managing, and Reducing the Risks of Climate Change”.  There will be a reception for faculty, and the Symposium speakers, in HUCE following the lecture.

On May 6th, we will hold a full-day symposium from 8:45AM – 5:30PM at the Arnold Arboretum's Weld Hill Research Building, 1300 Centre St., Boston, MA.  The symposium will wrap up with a panel discussion, with remarks by Harvard Plant Biology faculty. There will be a reception at the end of the symposium.

Confirmed speakers:
Carol Augspurger, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Joe Berry, Carnegie Institution of Washington
Zoe Cardon, Marine Biological Laboratory
Todd E. Dawson, University of California at Berkeley
Jim Ehleringer, The University of Utah
Graham Farquhar, Australian National University
Christian Körner, Institute of Botany, University of Basel
Beverly Law, Oregon State University
Joy Ward, The University of Kansas


Because we are providing lunch on May 6, we are asking everyone who will attend - faculty and students included - to pre-register. To learn more about the symposium and to register, please visit the PBI Website:  http://hwpi.harvard.edu/pbi   

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