Chad E. Husby
Doctoral student, Department of Biological Sciences,
Florida International University

Doctoral committee:
Dr. Steve Oberbauer (committee chair)

Mailing Address

Lab & Office

Contact information

Florida International University
Department of Biological Sciences
11200 SW 8th St, #OE167
Miami, Florida  33199  USA
Lab:  HLS 212, 213
Office:  HLS 320A

E-mail:  chad (dot) husby (at) fiu (dot) edu
Lab Phone: 305-348-6047
Fax: 305-348-1986
Curriculum Vitae
Giant Equisetum page

Professional societies:
    Botanical Society of America
    American Fern Society
    British Pteridological Society
    Plant Biologists of South Florida


    Statistics & Probability

FIU Graduate Student Groups:
     Biology Graduate Student Association
     Graduate Student Association

"For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and that spreadeth out her roots by the river, and shall not see when heat cometh, but her leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit."  - Jeremiah 17:8

"Behold, I will liken you to a cedar in Lebanon, with fair branches and forest shade" - Ezekiel 31:3

"The righteous flourish like the palm tree and grow like the cedar in Lebanon" - Psalm 92:12

"There are many things in heaven and earth, which, by the selection required for the application of our scientific methods, have been excluded from our philosophy" - James Clerk Maxwell (1831-1879)

"The harmony of the world is made manifest in Form and Number, and the heart and soul and all the poetry of Natural Philosophy are embodied in the concept of mathematical beauty."   - D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson (1860 - 1948)

"Strange that so few come to the woods to see how the pine lives and grows and spires, lifting its evergreen arms to the light - to see its perfect success." - Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

"Though I do not believe that a plant will spring up where no seed has been, I have great faith in a seed. Convince me that you have a see there, and I am prepared to expect wonders." - Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

"What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not been discovered." - Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

 Chad Husby with a colony of Equisetum giganteum
(valley of the Río Lluta, northern Chile, January 2006)

If you have any comments or questions, please contact the author, Chad Husby:  chad (dot) husby (at) fiu (dot) edu

Chad E. Husby 2007

Last updated April 13, 2007

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