2011/2012 Academic year schedule

Integrated Science Building 145. 11am-12:30pm.

Fall Semester

September 16
KAREN OSMONT
Biology (Baskin Lb)
Linking the primary cell wall and growth

ANITA FANG
Biology (Baskin Lb)
Functional analysis of CESA genes in B. distachyon using cell suspension lines

October 28
SAM HAZEN
Biology
News from the First European Brachypodium Workshop

ANA CAICEDO
Biology
Germplasm resources and the prospects of association mapping in B. distachyon

KRISTEN DeANGELIS
Microbiology
Effects of climate change on soil carbon storage in B. distachyon rhizosphere

December 1 Joint seminar with Plant Biology graduate program series – Morrill 222, 4pm
PUBUDU HANDAKAMBURA
Biology (Hazen Lab)
Transcriptional regulation of cell wall biosynthesis in B. distachyon

December 16
BURCU YORDEM
Biology (Walker Lab)
Iron transport mutants of B. distachyon

Spring Semester

January 20
SUE LESCHINE
Microbiology
Beyond biofuels: improved feed quality for nutrition and health

March 16
DOMINICK MATOS
Biology (Hazen Lab)
Rhythmic growth and vascular development in Brachypodium distachyon

GINA TRABUCCO
Biology (Hazen Lab)
The functional characterization and transcriptional regulation of lignin biosynthesis genes in Brachypodium distachyon

April 27 New location, ISB 427L
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH DAY
ANDREW DUNFORD
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Cannon Lab)

Brachypodium distachyon extensins

S. NITHIN GOPALSAMY
Biology (Walker Lab)
The role of BdNAM-B1 in senescence and nutrient remobilization in B. distachyon

JESSICA SYSOPHA
Biology (Hazen Lab)

Taxonomic characterization of Sicilian Brachypodium

KEVIN HINES Jr
Biology (Baskin Lab)
Insight into the role of CESA genes in B. distachyon

2009/2010 Academic year seminar schedule

2010/2011 Academic year seminar schedule