Seminars

 

Undergraduate Students! To sign-up for announcements, please click the registration link, and we will review your request:
Registration Request Form
 

UMass PB Community members can nominate a speaker by clicking HERE
 

In the fall and spring semesters PB seminars are generally held in Morrill Science Center 2 South, Room 222, Thursdays at 4pm, unless otherwise noted. For seminars noted as remote, the Zoom link will be emailed to the Plant Biology list-serv. 

Refreshments will be served beginning at 3:50pm.
Contact: UMass Seminars IDGP

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 2021 Seminar Schedule

Sep 9

Role of BBX31 in photomorphogenesis and UV-B protection

UMass Amherst

Host: Tobias Baskin
Location: Morrill Science Center 2 South, Room 222

Sep 16

Building a nutritious and resilient food system through advances in crop genomics and phenomics

Cornell University

Host: Stavroula Fili
Location: Morrill Science Center 2 South, Room 222

Sep 30

Branchpoints in sex determination: Expression dynamics for making maize ears, tassels, and their bisexual relatives

Oregon State University 

Hosts: Madelaine Bartlett and Le Liu
Location: Morrill Science Center 2 South, Room 222

Oct 7

What Phenotypes Matter? Open Challenges in Phenomics with PlantCV

Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

Host: Ahmet Bakirbas
Remote Seminar

Oct 14

Re-examining cranberry fruit rot and false blossom in Wisconsin marshes

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Host: Kelly Allen 
Location: Morrill Science Center 2 South, Room 222
Remote Seminar

Oct 21

Ecophysiological traits to improve plant adaptation to climate change

University of Minnesota

Host: Michelle DaCosta
Location: Morrill Science Center 2 South, Room 222

Oct 28

Variable morphogenesis in a 'single cell': cotton fiber as a case study

North Carolina State University 

Host: Sam Hazen
Remote Seminar

Nov 4

Genomic Analysis of Leaf Cuticle Development and Functional Diversity in Maize

University of California, San Diego

Host: Michelle Facette
Location: Morrill Science Center 2 South, Room 222

Nov 18

Illuminating the plant calendar 

Yale University 

Host: Michelle Facette
Location: Morrill Science Center 2 South, Room 222

Dec 2

Hollaback! DEI Bystander Training

Dec 8

Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series
Healthy Soils: Our Hope for a Warming World

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Location TBA