Wynneophycus, a new genus of red algae named for Michael Wynne
A new genus of red algae was recently described by Jeong et al. It was named Wynneophycus in honor of Michael J. Wynne, Professor Emeritus and Curator Emeritus of Algae in the MICH Herbarium
Herbarium director Chris Dick describes support for Ann Arbor deer cull
Christopher Dick, Herbarium director explains his position on the proposed deer cull in the city of Ann Arbor in a guest commentary in Bridge Magazine
Associate curator James appointed as Wehmeyer Chair in the Taxonomy of Fungi
The University of Michigan Board of Regents approved the appointment of Timothy James to the Lewis E. Wehmeyer and Elaine Prince Wehmeyer Professorship in the Taxonomy of Fungi for a five-year renewable term, effective December 1, 2015 through November 30, 2020.
Director Chris Dick's Amazon work highlighted in journal Science
Herbarium director Chris Dick's work on the NSF Frontiers in Earth Systems Dynamics grant is highlighted in Science
Chris Dick Named Herbarium Director
Chris Dick has been named the Director of the Herbarium, taking over for Paul Berry.
NSF-TCN Macrofungi Update
The University of Michigan Herbarium has been awarded seven National Science Foundation grants over the past four years in which six of the grants involve the Thematic Collections Networks (TCN). Here is an update on Macrofungi.
NSF-TCN Tri-trophic Update
The University of Michigan Herbarium has been awarded seven National Science Foundation grants over the past four years in which six of the grants involve the Thematic Collections Networks (TCN). Here is an update on the first, the Tri-trophic.
New book published on red algae by Wynne
“The Red Algal Families Delesseriaceae and Sarcomeniaceae,” authored by Michael J. Wynne, Herbarium curator emeritus of algae and Ecology and Evolutionary Bilogoy professor emeritus, published by Koeltz Scientific Books, Koenigstein, Germ
Associate curator Chris Dick receives NFS award for studying Andean-Amazon plant groups
Professor and Herbarium Associate Curator Christopher Dick and EEB Professor Stephen Smith have received a grant for $672,000 to integrate phylogenetic analyses of Andean-Amazon plant groups with models of regional geological and atmospheric history.
In memoriam: Robert E. Preston, Visiting Researcher
Robert Eyre Preston passed away at Tendercare Greenview in Alpena, Michigan on Friday, January 17, 2014 at the age of 74.