• Outreach

    Our lab's educational and arts programs

    Thorny Issue: Is It Cancer?

    Can plants get cancer? We think so...

    Cancer has been defined by how it appears in animals – a tumor must break through the basement membrane of a tissue to be called a cancer. But plants don’t have basement membranes. When we ask how a phenomenon appears in different species, it gives us a new view of that phenomenon.

    Animal Battle

    When is it better to be a mouse?

    Marc Tollis, Amy Boddy, Valerie Harris and Pamela Winfrey joined forces to create "Animal Battle", a game where animals with different life histories survive (or not) in a variety of environments.