Fri 14 May 2010: 4pm @ NUS LT20 – Benito Tan on “The importance of bryophytes in plant biology study”

“The importance of bryophytes in plant biology study: lessons learned and misconceptions corrected”

Benito C. Tan
Keeper of Herbarium, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore,
Adjunct Associate Professor, DBS, NUS

Lecture Theatre 20
Block S3/4, Faculty of Science
National University of Singapore
Map: http://tinyurl.com/map-nusdbs

ALL ARE WELCOME

About the talk – The recent progress in the studies of diversity, evolution, phylogeny and conservation of bryophytes, with a focus on the moss subgroup, will be reviewed and presented. Important biological lessons learned from the study of bryophytes, past and present, and the correction of misconceptions given to this group of spore producing and non- vascular plants, will be discussed. Finally, hot topics of research in bryology will also be introduced.

14 May 201 - Benito Tan
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One thought on “Fri 14 May 2010: 4pm @ NUS LT20 – Benito Tan on “The importance of bryophytes in plant biology study”

  1. Always good to have news of Benito Tan – old friend from Harvard – who has done fine work on mosses and other bryophytes. The photo is excellent – like Dr. S.Y. Hu at Hong Kong, Asia seems healthy for many botanists and biologists!

    John Barrett Harvard 1957 now in Forks Washington

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