Taking the pulse of the planet

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
May 24, 2017

Arnold Arboretum Announces 2017 Fellowships and Awards Recipients

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
March 31, 2017

Arnold Arboretum Announces 2017 Fellowships and Awards Recipients

Each year, the Arnold Arboretum selects a number of exciting independent research projects to support through its diverse array of endowed fellowship and award funds. The 2017 Fellows and Awardees are students, post-doctoral researchers, and biological and horticultural science professionals whose studies will utilize Arboretum plants, records, herbaria, library collections, or expertise.

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New truffle species discovered at the Arnold Aboretum

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
June 24, 2016

New truffle species discovered at the Arnold Aboretum

Rosanne Healy

In a newly published study, Rosanne Healy (2013 Sargent Award recipient) and colleagues detected eight truffle species (genus Tuber), including a brand new species previously unknown to science, in the root communities of some of our trees. To honor the location of its discovery, the truffle has been named Tuber arnoldianum. abstract» Read more in the Boston Globe.

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Fungi colonization of nonnative plants

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
June 3, 2016

Fungi colonization of nonnative plants

Stacey Leicht-Young (2013 Putnam Fellow), Rosanne Healy (2013 Sargent Award recipient) and Peter Del Tredici (Senior Scientist Emeritus) collaborated on a project to examine the associations of nonnative plants with the native fungal community in the field. They found that Celastrus orbiculatus Thunb. or Oriental bittersweet is colonized by native endomycorrhizal fungi, potentially aiding the ability of oriental bittersweet to move into new landscapes. abstract »

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Arboretum research awards granted

by Faye Rosin, Director of Research Facilitation
March 15, 2012

Arboretum research awards granted

Cherry Blossoms

To support their research utilizing the Arboretum’s collections of living plants, herbarium specimens, and extensive library and archival resources, research awards were bestowed on Dr. Jorge Lora and Dr. Bharti Sharma (Jewett Prize), graduate student Laura Lagomarsino (Deland Award for Student Research) and Dr. Hugh McAllister and Dr. Claire Williams (Sargent Award). more »

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Arboretum announces research award recipients

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
March 14, 2012

Arboretum announces research award recipients

Berberis gilgiana

The Arnold Arboretum is pleased to announce that it has granted several research awards to support studies that utilize the institution’s collections of living plants, herbarium specimens, and extensive library and archival resources. The Deland Award for Student Research was presented to Laura Lagomarsino, a PhD student in the Davis Lab in the Department of […]

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