Bennett Endowed Lecture: "The Big, the Bad, and the Beautiful: Parasitism and the Origin of the World’s Largest Flowers"


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  • Speaker: Charles Davis
  • Host Department: University of Michigan Biological Station (UMBS)
  • Date: 08/06/2013
  • Time: 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM

  • Location: Gates Lecture Hall, UMBS, 9133 Biological Rd., Pellston, MI 49769

  • Description:

    Dr. Charles Davis is a Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and Curator of Vascular Plants at Harvard University.  He studies plant diversity, especially through the lens of phylogenetic theory.  He has been a research assistant at Harvard University's Arnold Arboretum and Curatorial Assistant at the University of Michigan Herbarium.  He has taught Field Botany of Northern Michigan at UMBS, where he was also a student and teaching assistant in the mid-'90s and early '00s.

    This seminar is free and open to the public.