Spring 2014 PB Seminars

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  Plant Biology Spring 2014 Seminars  

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SPRING 2014 SEMINAR SERIES

PB seminars will be held in Morrill 2, Room 222 (unless otherwise noted.). Talks are Thursdays at 4 pm, refreshments beginning at 3:50 pm.

JANUARY 30

JOSH GENDRON
Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
Yale University
"Protein turnover and plant circadian rhythms"
Host: Sam Hazen


FEBRUARY 6
ARTHUR HUNT
Plant and Soil Sciences
University of Kentucky
Title TBA
Host: Dong Wang

FEBRUARY 13
JERRY COHEN
Department of Horticultural Science
University of Minnesota
"Targeted metabolomics in plant hormone research"
Host: Jennifer Normanly

FEBRUARY 20
RICHARD DIXON
Department of Biological Sciences
University of North Texas
"Genetic modification for improvement of biomass quality traits"
Host: Susan Roberts

FEBRUARY 27
JIM WESTWOOD
Plant Pathology, Physiology and Weed Science
Virginia Tech
"Mixed messages: Trying to understand communication between parasitic plants and their hosts"
Host: Ana Caicedo

MARCH 13
SHENG YANG HE
Department of Plant Biology
MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory
Michigan State University
"Bacterial pathogenesis as a probe of plant cellular functions"
Host: Li-Jun Ma

MARCH 27
HEIKE WINTER-SEDEROFF
Department of Plant Biology
NC State University
Title TBA
Host: Danny Schnell

PB graduate student sponsored seminar:
APRIL 3
JULIN MALOOF
Plant Biology
UC Davis
"Testing the Shade Avoidance Model in Arabidopsis and Tomato"
Host: Scott Lee, PB PhD Graduate Student, Hazen Lab

APRIL 10
DANIEL MANTER
Soil Plant Nutrient Research
USDA-ARS Fort Collins, CO
Title TBA
Host: Geunhwa Jung

APRIL 17
HEATHER COLEMAN
Biology
Syracuse University
"Tailoring feedstocks for biofuels and bioproducts"
Host: Sam Hazen

APRIL 24
MICHAEL NEFF
Department of Crop and Soil Sciences
Washington State University
"Functional analysis of an Arabidopsis DNA-binding protein leads to surprising applications in crop plants"
Host: Tobias Baskin

We would also like to thank PB faculty member Sam Hazen for coordinating this spring's seminar series!


 

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