The Fall PB seminar series features presentations from PB faculty, graduate students and other plant scientists from the Northeast area, including a special seminar on Monday, October 17th, co-sponsored with the Stockbridge School of Agriculture. 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 14th Annual PB symposium will be held on Saturday, October 1, 2016 - "Phytobiomes: The Social Networks of Plants and Microbes" and will feature internationally recognized speakers in the field including: Paul Schulze-Lefert from the Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding; Johan Leveau from UC Davis; Mary Firestone from UC Berkeley, Linda Kinkel from the University of Minnesota and Kelly Claven from the Noble Foundation.
New this fall: We will have two brown bag lunches with current PB students sharing their summer research experiences: On Sept. 8 - Zhongyun Huang from the Caicedo Lab will talk about her Genomics team summer internship with Dow AgroSciences R&D Department in Indianapolis and Harry Klein from the Bartlett Lab will present on his NSF micro MORPH summer course at the Arnold Arboretum, Harvard "Plant Morphology: Linking Phenotype to Development". On Sept. 15. Jarrett Man from the Bartlett Lab reviews the Cold Spring Harbor course "Frontiers and Techniques in Plant Science" and Sandra Romero-Gamboa from the Hazen Lab will discuss the NSF Plant Transformation Workshop that she attended at URI. Lunches will be at 12 noon in French Hall 209 - dessert will be provided.
To find more seminars in the Life Sciences, visit the Graduate Programs in Life Sciences Calendar.