Tune in for another episode of The Graduates on Tuesday, November 20th @ 9AM as we speak with Forrest Freund about lycophytes, botany, and plant evolution.
Forrest is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Integrative Biology. In the interview, Forrest talks about how he became interested in biology, his background in research, and the plant group he is currently studying, Isoëtes. Forrest also discusses his experience working for the Bureau of Land Management before beginning his PhD and how his early appreciation for creativity, learning, and the pursuit of knowledge influenced his path to academia.
The Graduates, featuring graduate student research at Cal Berkeley, is broadcast every other Tuesday on KALX. Past episodes are available to listen and download free on iTunes or online. This episode of The Graduates is hosted by Ashley Smiley, PhD Candidate in the Department of Integrative Biology.