The fall series will feature talks from PB faculty and postdocs as well as other UMass Amherst faculty who are doing interesting research with plants. Please note two special seminar presentations with outside speakers on 9/29 and 12/3, respectively. Our annual Plant Biology symposium will be on Saturday, October 3 "Biodiversity of Plant Secondary Metabolites -- from Pathways to Ecosystems". We hope you will join us!
PB seminars are held in 222 Morrill Science Center South, Thursdays at 4 pm, unless otherwise noted. Refreshments served beginning at 3:50 pm.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Wang Lab
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department
"Alternative termination of transcription generates a specialized SNARE protein at the host-microbe symbiotic interface"
Special seminar presentation/co-sponsored with MCB:
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29
School of Integrative Plant Science, Plant Biology Section
"The Importance of Variability in Generating Regular Plant Organs"
Host: Madelaine Bartlett
ALL PB FACULTY MEETING
222 Morrill South
Saturday, October 3, 2015
13th ANNUAL PB SYMPOSIUM
"Biodiversity of Plant Secondary Metabolites -- from Pathways to Ecosystems".
Register online for this free event!
Department of Environmental Conservation
"Predicting plant phenology in a changing world: does ecotype matter?"
PB PhD Graduate Student, 2015 Gilgut Fellow, Jung Lab
"Is organic management of golf courses a hole in one?"
"Growing around in circles: or How I spent my sabbatical"
Stockbridge School of Agriculture
"Downy Mildew of Basil, A Destructive Emerging Disease"
Biology Department, Amherst College
"The phylogeography of reproduction: evolution of sexual strategies & mating systems"
"Land use change affects diversity and greenhouse gas fluxes at the microbial level in the Amazon rain forest"
Co-sponsored with Stockbridge School of Agriculture (SSA):
"Bees, flowers and drugs: Role of floral traits mediating disease transmission"
Special seminar presentation:
Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture
Agricultural Biotechnology Lab, University of Connecticut
"On-off switches of secondary cell wall development"
Host: Sam Hazen