Graduate News

Jacob Suissa

Jacob Suissa Receives New England Botanical Club Award

May 26, 2020
Congratulations to Jacob Suissa (Friedman Lab), recipient of the New England Botanical Club Graduate Student Research Award! The awards are made to the graduate student(s) submitting the best research proposal dealing with systematic botany, plant ecology, genetics, plant conservation biology, or related fields pertaining to the New England flora. Jacob was chosen for his abstract, ... Read more about Jacob Suissa Receives New England Botanical Club Award
Phil Fahn-Lai

Phil Fahn-Lai (S.Pierce Lab) Develops Lab 3D

May 5, 2020

When Harvard classes moved online, PhD candidate and teaching fellow, Phil Fahn-Lai (S. Pierce Lab), used his background in graphic and web design to tackle the online challenges for students in OEB 126: Vertebrate Evolution. The course's labs involve hands-on observation of the MCZ's Vertebrate Paleontology collection. Determined to make the classroom experience meaningful for the remote students, Phil approached the Derek Bok Center's Learning Lab to design a custom web app for the course. In collaboration with members of the Pierce lab, Phil used photogrammetry to scan and create...

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