Ixchel is advanced to candidacy!

Ixchel Gonzalez Ramirez, second-year grad student in the Bryolab, passed her PhD qualifying exam Feb. 28, 2020 with flying colors.  A major celebration ensued.  Congratulations to Ixchel!
Roses are red, liverworts are green,
Champagne corks are poppin’ cause Ixchel is a QUALS QUEEN!

Bryolab grad student Jenna Ekwealor created this liverwort image in Ixchel’s honor to celebrate her success.

Bryolab, Ixchel’s qualifying exam committee, and colleagues celebrating post-exam.