Botany Society Presentation: Don Fosket

Date: 
Monday, February 8, 2016 - 10:00am

 

Physiological and Biochemical Adaptations for Drought Resistant Desert Plants

Dr. Don Fosket, Professor Emeritus, Department of Developmental and Cell Biology, will speak at the next public Botany Society public speakers program. Don has a BA and PhD in Biological Sciences and has done postdoctoral work at Harvard University and Brookhaven National Labs.

Dr. Fosket's current research interests include hormonal control of plant cell division and differentiation, sex determination in Jojoba and White Ash, and plant response to stress, particularly drought stress.

When not conducting his research he spends his time hiking in mountains and deserts and taking pictures of what he encounters. Don also enjoys gardening.

Who: Dr. Don Fosket, Professor Emeritus, University of California, Irvine
What: Physiological and Biochemical Adaptations for Drought Resistant Desert Plants
When: Monday, February 8, 2016; 10 AM
Where: Discovery Lab, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park® Visitor Center
Cost: Free to the public