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Scientific discovery could revolutionize one of world’s most important crops


Conservation geneticist wants to arm Ethiopian and Indian farmers with revolutionary new varieties of chickpea. A team of researchers, including FIU biology professor Eric von Wettberg, has identified the gene responsible for giving white chickpea its light seed and flower color.

‘The Chronicle of Higher Education’ learns what it means to be FIU learning assistant


Randy Juste was a math Learning Assistant at FIU who earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry this spring. As a student, between classes and studying, he worked 15 hours a week in the Math Mastery Lab.

Young plant scientists are top emerging botanists


Two FIU biology students were recently recognized by the Botanical Society of America as the country’s top, emerging botanists. Imeña Valdes and Rebecca Valls were among 27 students from the United States to receive the Young Botanist Award.

Upcoming Events

Urban Land Institute Advisory Services Panel Final Presentation

05/27/2016 09:00 AM

A multidisciplinary team of experts selected by the Urban land Institute will present a resiliency strategy for the Arch Creek Basin area. The strategy will focus on building economic and environmental resilience in the face of climate change.

Webinar: Toward sea level rise solutions in South Florida

06/01/2016 01:00 PM

Life Sciences South Florida will present its next webinar on finding solutions to sea level rise in South Florida.

Career Perspectives in the Pharmaceutical Industry for Biochemistry Graduates

06/16/2016 11:00 AM

The Biomolecular Sciences Institute will host a lecture by Dr. Alesandro Marangon of Novartis.

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