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One Book One Program discussion of
"Braiding Sweetgrass"

October 30, 2023 4pm
Tata Hall Learning Studio

Each year, PiBS Trainees nominate and vote on a book to read and discuss. This year’s book is Robin Wall Kimmerer’s “Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants.”

Fall PiBS Trainee Colloquium

November 13, 2023 11am
Bonner Hall 2130

Twice a year, 7-8 PiBS Trainees give research talks to their peers and the invited public, which includes students, PiBS Trainers, and other faculty. The PI of each presenter introduces them to the audience, providing a unique perspective to the project while enhancing Trainee recognition and approachability. Typically, the presenters are in their 3rd year of graduate school and still developing their thesis projects as well as their individual presentation styles, and therefore benefit from plentiful questions from audience members with diverse expertise.

6th Annual PiBS Symposium: “Biology Through Space and Time”

Winter quarter, 2024

Each year, and all day Symposium is spearheaded by a subcommittee of Trainees, who do everything from deciding on the Symposium theme, to planning the event logistics, to inviting local and national speakers, to running the event, with minimal guidance from the Directors. This year’s topic will be “Biology Through Space and Time” and will feature national and local faculty and student speakers, as well as social events to build community. The exact date and location will be announced here as soon as they are determined. Prior symposia topics can be found on the Past Events page.