Seminars

Spring 2019 Seminar Schedule

Jan 24

Editing the plant genome

University of Minnesota

Host: Alice Cheung
Location: Morrill Science Center II, Room 222 (THURSDAY)
BTP, IALS, PB Seminar

Jan 31

The Queen of Sheba's chickpeas: the divergence of crops and their associated microbes after domestication

University of Vermont

Host: Ana Caicedo
Location: Morrill Science Center II, Room 222

Feb 7

New receptor pathways in maize stem cell regulation and impact on crop yields

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory 

Host: Madelaine Bartlett
Location: Morrill Science Center II, Room 222

Feb 14

Systems biology initiative for the rice blast fungus, Magnaporthe oryzae

Seoul National University

Host: Geunhwa Jung
Location: Morrill Science Center II, Room 222 (THURSDAY)
Co-Hosted by Stockbridge School of Agriculture and Plant Biology 

Feb 21

Using natural genomic and phenotypic parallels to link genes to functions in maize and sorghum

University of Nebraska

Host: Ahmet Bakirbas
Location: Morrill Science Center II, Room 222

Mar 7

Genomic and genetic analyses linking genes to reproductive traits in the wild strawberry

Host: Dong Wang
Location: Morrill Science Center II, Room 222

Mar 19

Metabolic evolution in plants

MIT-Whitehead

Host: Sibongile Mafu
Location: ISB 221 (TUESDAY)
Co-hosted by MCB and PB

Mar 28

Beyond cell wall: lignification and suberization in plant roots

Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University

Host: Tobias Baskin
Location: Morrill Science Center II, Room 222

Apr 4

TBA

Northeastern University 

Host: Sibongile Mafu
Location: Morrill Science Center II, Room 222

Apr 11

TBA

Kansas State University 

Host: Li-Jun Ma
Location: Morrill Science Center II, Room 222

Apr 18

Methodology for assessing metabolic phenotypes

University of Minnesota

Host: Michelle DaCosta
Location: Morrill Science Center II, Room 222

Apr 25

TBA

UMass Amherst

Hosts: Alice Cheung and Elizabeth Vierling
Location: Morrill Science Center II, Room 222