Seminar Series

Spring 2018

Past Seminars

 

January 8, 2018

Dr. Phil Bates, Nina Bell Suggs Endowed Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The University of Southern Mississippi
“Defining the Plant Lipid Metabolic Network and Identifying bottlenecks in Plant oil Engineering: What Determines Fatty acid Flux?
BLS 402, 4:10pm – 5:00pm
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January 29, 2018

Dr. Orly Levitan, Assistant Research Professor, Environmental Biophysics and Molecular Ecology Laboratory, Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences, Rutgers University
“From light to biomass: sense and response mechanisms in phytoplankton”
BLS 402, 4:10pm – 5:00pm
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January 30, 2018

Rebecca Batstone, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto
“Understanding mutualism evolution and stability using the model legume-rhizobium symbiosis
BLS 402, 3:10pm – 4:00pm
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February 1, 2018

Dr. Courtney Leisner, Research Associate, Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University
“Genomics-enabled plant physiology for crop improvement in a changing climate”
BLS 402, 4:10pm – 5:00pm
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February 2, 2018

Dan Thomas, Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Oregon
“Hitchhiking in the canopy: spatial patterns of forest microbiomes”

BLS 402, 10:00am – 11:00am
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February 7, 2018

Dr. Shengyang He, HHMI Investigator, University Distinguished Professor, Michigan State University
“Disease-Climate-Microbiome Triangles in Plants”

Bryan Hall 305, 12:10pm – 1:00pm

February 12, 2018

Dr. Patrick Horn, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Energy-Plant Research Laboratory, Michigan State University
“Visualizing and Engineering Lipid Metabolism for Plant Health and Sustainability”
BLS 402, 4:10pm – 5:00pm
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February 13, 2018

Dr. Magdalena Bezanilla, E.E. Just Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College
“Mechanistic insights into steering tip growth”

BLS 402, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
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February 15, 2018

Dr. Trevor Yeats, Postdoctoral Associate, School of Integrative Plant Science and USDA-ARS, Cornell University
“Carbon partitioning to the plant cell wall”
BLS 402, 4:10pm – 5:00pm
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February 16, 2018

Hyungmin “Tony” Rho, Plant Eco-Physiology Lab, College of the Environment, University of Washington
“Diazotrophic Endophytes Improve Photosynthesis and Water Use Efficiency in Rice: The Plant Physiological View of The Symbiosis”
BLS 402, 10:00am – 11:00am
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March 1, 2018

Dr. Richard White III, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Institute of Biological Chemistry, Washington State University
“Microbiomes of soil and the rhizosphere vital ecosystems in transition revealed by multiomics”
BLS 402, 9:00am – 10:00am
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 April 12, 2018

Dr. Klaas Van Wijk, Professor, School of Integrative Plant Science, Plant Biology Section, Cornell University
“Chloroplast Protein Homeostasis; complexities of N-terminal protein maturation, the N-end rule and protease networks”

BLS 402, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
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