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New director

Joined us in September 2007.

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Proteomics and mass spectrometry facility moves buildings

The Proteomics and Mass Spectrometry Core Facility at University Park has moved to 3 Althouse.

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Undergraduate wins ASPB Fellowship

Charles Mason won a $3000 fellowship from the American Society of Plant Biologists (ASPB). Mason was one of just 15 students nationwide selected for the fellowship, which also includes student membership in the ASPB and a travel grant to attend the 2008 ASPB Plant Biology meeting.

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Joint lab with Chinese university

Penn State and the South China Agricultural University have established a joint laboratory in root biology. The lab will focus on understanding the molecular biology, breeding, physiology and agroecology of root traits that are important to plants.

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Kao receives graduate program chair leadership award

The chair of the Plant Biology graduate program, Teh-hui Kao, has won Penn State's Graduate Program Chair Leadership Award for 2006.

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Awards to plant biology graduate students

Congratulations to two students who have won awards for their research. Wuxing Li receives a $5000 Alumni Association Dissertation Award, while Farag Ibraheem has won $2000 for a research proposal.

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