PB seminars are held in 222 Morrill Science Center South, Thursdays at 4pm, unless otherwise noted. Refreshments will be served beginning at 3:50pm.

The 15th Annual Plant Biology Symposium was held on Saturday, October 14, 2017 and honored Emeritus Professor Peter K. Hepler.

To find more seminars in the Life Sciences, visit the Graduate Programs in Life Sciences Calendar.

For a listing of seminars offered through the College of Natural Sciences, go to CNS Department and Program Seminars or the CNS calendar, including the Stockbridge School of Agriculture seminars.

Fall 2017 Seminar Schedule

Sep 7

Rotation Talks

Faculty Speakers: Alice CheungElsbeth Walker, Om Parkash

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Faculty Host: Li-Jun MA

Sep 14

Rotation Talks

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Faculty Host: Li-Jun Ma

Sep 21

A role for plant innate immunity in the legume nitrogen fixing symbiosis

Univeristy of Missouri

Faculty Host: Alice Cheung

Sep 28

Circadian Timing Mechanisms in Seasonal Flowering

University of Washington

Faculty Host: Sam Hazen

Oct 5

Exploring upstream regulators of a cold-induced epigenetic switch

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Oct 13

Division plane orientation in plant cells

University of California Riverside

Faculty Host: Madelaine Bartlett;
Seminar held FRIDAY at 1 pm in French Hall, Room 209


Oct 19

Hidden codes in RNA: in vivo genome-wide probing of RNA structure

Pennsylvania State University

Faculty Host: Tobias Baskin

Oct 26

Lipids on the move: Evidence for a role of lipids in long-distance signaling

Michigan State University 

Faculty Host: Elsbeth Walker

Nov 2

Roots of the Second Green Revolution

Pennsylvania State University

Nov 9

Don't build that wall: characterizing a repressor of grass secondary cell wall biosynthesis

UMass Amherst

Faculty Host: Madelaine Bartlett

Nov 16

Genetic and Genomic Analyses of Maize Leaf Development

Cornell Univeristy 

Faculty Host: Madelaine Bartlett

Nov 30

Ionome to Genome:  Tales of Gene Discovery

Dartmouth College

Faculty Host: Jeeyon Jeong

Dec 7

Complex Interactions: Our ten year journey to better understand photoperiod-dependent flowering

University of Oklahoma

Faculty Host: Elsbeth Walker