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Members Week: Guest Curator Tour with Donald Pfister

Start:
September 7 @ 4:30 pm
End:
September 7 @ 5:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Venue:
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Address:
580 Mt Auburn St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
A guided tour of plants and scientific figures by Harvard’s Donald Pfister, Asa Gray Research Professor of Systemic Botany
A guided tour of plants and scientific figures by Harvard’s Donald Pfister, Asa Gray Research Professor of Systemic Botany

Join longtime friend of the Cemetery Donald Pfister for a late afternoon walking tour. Donald is the Asa Gray Research Professor of Systematic Botany
at the Harvard University Herbaria and Curator Emeritus of the Farlow Library and Herbarium. His walking tour will focus on plants at Mount Auburn and the scientific figures involved in discovering and naming them.

Donald Pfister studies fungi, particularly ascomycetes. In his studies he uses molecular, morphological, and life history information to understand the relationships among these fungi and their activities in nature.

This is a Members Only event as part of Mount Auburn Cemetery’s Members Week 2022.

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