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 will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017 and will honor 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, Sam Hazen

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Faculty Host: Li-Jun MA

Sep 14

Rotation Talks

University of Massachusetts Amherst

Faculty Host: Li-Jun Ma

Sep 21


Univeristy of Missouri

Faculty Host: Alice Cheung

Sep 28

Circadian Timing Mechanisms in Seasonal Flowering

University of Washington

Faculty Host: Sam Hazen

Oct 5


University of Massachusetts Amherst

Oct 19


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


Pennsylvania State University

Nov 16

Genetic and Genomic Analyses of Maize Leaf Development

Cornell Univeristy 

Faculty Host: Madelaine Bartlett

Nov 30


Dartmouth College

Faculty Host: Jeeyon Jeong

Dec 7

Perspectives on proposal writing from a former NSF rotating Program Officer

University of Massachusetts Amherst