Seminars

Fall 2019 Seminar Schedule

Sep 5

PB Rotation talks

Seminar Location: Morrill 2, Room 222

Sep 12

PB Rotation Talks

Seminar Location: Morrill 2, Room 222

Sep 19

Light control of plant growth and development

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Host:  Jarrett Man
Seminar Location: Morrill 2, Room 222

Sep 27

The genetic basis of floral novelty in Aquilegia

Harvard University

Host:  Madelaine Bartlett
Seminar Location: Morrill 2, Room 222

OEB/PB co-sponsored seminar; held on Friday

Oct 3

Gene models are not always genes: Lessons from Maize and Sorghum

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Host:  Ahmet Bakirbas, PB student
Seminar Location: Morrill 2, Room 222

Oct 17

SECONDARY WALL INTERACTING bZIP (SWIZ) regulates cell wall biosynthesis in Brachypodium distachyon in response to mechanical stress

UMass Amherst

Host:  Sam Hazen
Seminar Location: Morrill 2, Room 222

Oct 24

Deciphering the cellular pathways regulating early pollen-pistil interactions and self-fertility

University of Toronto

Host:  Alice Cheung
Seminar Location: Morrill 2, Room 222

Oct 31

Rice is nice but fungi rule: How does the blast fungus invade rice cells?

University of Georgia

Host:  Li-Jun Ma
Seminar Location: Morrill 2, Room 222

Nov 7

Plant Biology in context: Yield maximization and nutrient management on New England dairy farms

UMass Amherst

Host:  Sam Hazen
Seminar Location: Morrill 2, Room 222

Nov 14

Bracing for impact: Optimizing maize aerial roots for anchorage

University of Delaware

Host: Madelaine Bartlett
Seminar Location: Morrill 2, Room 222

Nov 21

Cranberries: from the bog to your table

UMass Amherst

Host:  Elizabeth Vierling
Seminar Location: Morrill 2, Room 222

Dec 5

Adaptation in plant genomes: Bigger is different

University of California Davis

Host: Sam Hazen
Seminar Location: Morrill 2, Room 222