National Pollinator Week
We hope you all were able to attend our National Pollinator Week events, which took place June 18th through the 24th. Events included: food guides at Common Ground Food Co-op, a pollinator dinner at Buvons Wine Bar, honey and cheese tasting at Prairie Fruits Farm, an Insects and Music Performance at the Pollinatarium, a concert by The Duke of Uke and His Novelty Orchestra, an insect photography workshop by Alex Wild, and many children's activities! For more information, please visit the website! Stay tuned for our next public event -- the Insect Fear Film Festival in February 2013!
Gene Robinson named IGB Director
Professor Gene Robinson (Departments of Entomology, Neuroscience) has been named director of the Institute for Genomic Biology. Professor Robinson has been acting as director on an interim basis since March 2011. More than 140 faculty and affiliates from across center compose the IGB, and the institute is continuing to explore pressing problems in agriculture, human health, the environment, and energy use and production. For more information, visit the Institute for Genomic Biology's website.
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