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

CANCELED
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