Seminars

Fall 2018 Seminar Schedule

Sep 6

Faculty Rotation Talks 1

Michelle Facette
Dong Wang
Alice Cheung
Morrill Science Center South, Room 222

Sep 13

Faculty Rotation Talks 2

Tobias Baskin
Sibongile Mafu

Morrill Science Center South, Room 222

Sep 18

Special IDGP Workshop
Hands-on workshop aimed to help students get creative about ways they can market their skills and knowledge

Katherine Onk
LinkedIn

Host: Samantha Glaze-Corcoran
Tuesday seminar
French Hall, Room 209, 10AM

 

Sep 21

Annual Plant Biology Potluck

The Annual Plant Biology Potluck will be Friday, September 21, 2018.  The potluck will start at 6pm.  Professor Elizabeth Vierling has agreed to host the potluck this year.  For more information, please contact Jimmy Wright (jpwright@umass.edu).

Sep 27

Role of MtNramp1, MtYSL1 and MtYSL8 in metal homeostasis in Medicago truncatula nodules

Host: Elsbeth Walker
Morrill Science Center South, Room 222

Oct 2

Ion homeostasis and the control of apical growth: molecular basis and integrative mechanisms

University of Maryland

Host: Alice Cheung
Co-sponsored by MCB and PB
Note: Seminar will take place at the regularly scheduled MCB seminar Tuesday time and location
Morrill Science Center South, Room 222

Oct 11

Reconstructing the domestication history of the cultivated tomato using population genomic tools

Host: Ana Caicedo
Morrill Science Center South, Room 222

Oct 13

Saturday, October 13, 2018, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Talks will be held in room 135 of the Integrated Sciences Building (ISB)
Registration will be held in the ISB Atrium. 
Poster sessions, lunch, and reception will be held in the UMass Campus Center Hotel.

Oct 18

A xenobiotic detoxification pathway through transcriptional regulation in filamentous fungi

Geunhwa Jung
Morrill Science Center South, Room 222

Oct 25

The emergence of novelty in plant specialized metabolism

Cornell

Host: Sibongile Mafu
Morrill Science Center South, Room 222

Nov 1

The regulation of architecture and sex determination in maize

University of California, Berkeley

Host: Madelaine Bartlett
Morrill Science Center South, Room 222

Nov 8

Using hacked Illumina sequencers to identify the spliceosome as a cellular thermostat 

Swarthmore College

Host: Elizabeth Vierling
Morrill Science Center South, Room 222
Thursday Seminar

Nov 15

Engineering plant signal transduction for water smart crops

University of California, Riverside

Host: Ahmet Bakirbas
Morrill Science Center South, Room 222

Nov 29

Sibling cooperation and interparental conflict in a seed: how plant mothers, fathers, and siblings behave during the act of reproduction in flowering plants

Harvard University

Host: Alice Cheung
Co-sponsored by PB and OEB
Note: Seminar will take place Thursday, 4pm, in Morrill 2 South, Room 222

Dec 6

Beyond genomics: data integration and cyberinfrastructure for forest health and productivity

University of Connecticut

Host: Sam Hazen
Morrill Science Center South, Room 222