Previous Seminars

Speaker Affiliation Date Location
Pollen tube growth: a critical link in heat stress tolerance and evolution of angiosperm reproduction? Associate Professor Ravi Palanivelu School of Plant Sciences - Faculty 8/23/2022 - 4:00pm Marley 230 or Zoom Link: - https://arizona.zoom.us/j/83941552191 Password: spls2022
Doctoral Defense - Plant-Fungal Symbioses: Climate Change, Applications for Plant Production, and Farmer Education Nicole Colon-Carrion School of Plant Sciences - Graduate Student 5/10/2022 - 10:00am https://arizona.zoom.us/j/89261131496 password: Fungi
SPLS Special Seminar - Explorations of indeterminate growth: cultivating continual growth in plants and people Dr. Carly Sjogren - PoP candidate 5/2/2022 - 12:00pm Marley 230 and https://arizona.zoom.us/j/88394429970
Grad Rotation Talks Zachary Williamson & MD Nafis Alam School of Plant Sciences - Graduate Student 5/2/2022 - 10:00am Join Zoom Meeting https://arizona.zoom.us/j/89966648516
SPLS Friday Seminar - "RNA-binding proteins mediate regulation of cell wall integrity during growth and development of Neurospora crassa Dr. Oded Yarden Hebrew University of Jerusalem 4/29/2022 - 3:00pm https://arizona.zoom.us/j/84776927298 and Marley 230
SPLS Special Seminar - Empowering diverse students through inclusion: a lesson from the microbial genetics laboratory Dr. Amritha Wickramage, PoP candidate 4/27/2022 - 12:00pm Zoom Link: https://arizona.zoom.us/j/82546831234 Password: spls
SPLS Tuesday Seminar Series - Getting to the edge of plant-pathogen interactions network Shahid Mukhtar, Associate Professor Department of Biology at University of Alabama at Birmingham 4/26/2022 - 4:00pm Marley 230 and Zoom Link - https://arizona.zoom.us/j/82546831234 Password: spls
SPLS Special Seminar - Cassava viruses, education and food security: Strengthening human rights through food security Dr. Sally Mallowa 4/26/2022 - 12:00pm Marley 230 & Zoom https://arizona.zoom.us/j/82546831234 Password: spls
Pollen:pistil interaction: a long and winding road Dr. Alice Cheung Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - University of Massachusetts Amherst 3/29/2022 - 4:00pm https://arizona.zoom.us/j/86531632716 password: spls2022
PLS 592 Spring 2022 Presentations Steyn, Obih, Williamson, Buell, and Alam School of Plant Sciences - Graduate Students 3/3/2022 - 1:00pm https://arizona.zoom.us/j/82346025757
Flavonoid antioxidants module reactive oxygen species signaling to control development and stress response in roots, guard cells, and pollen Gloria Muday Wake Forest University 3/1/2022 - 4:00pm https://arizona.zoom.us/j/86531632716 Password: spls2022 And in-person: Marley 230
Getting to the root of plant-microbiome interactions Cara Haney University of British Columbia 2/22/2022 - 4:00pm Zoom Link: https://arizona.zoom.us/j/86531632716 Password: spls2022
February 8 SPLS Seminar - A Forward Genetic Screen to Identify Genes Involved in 1O2-induced Cell Death and Selective Chloroplast Degradation in the Arabidopsis Thaliana Plastid Ferrochelatase Two Mutant. Matthew Lemke MCB PhD Student 2/8/2022 - 4:00pm https://arizona.zoom.us/j/81040445536 Password: spls2022
SPLS Special Seminar - Genomic innovation to understand durable disease resistance in wheat Simon Krattinger King Abdullah University of Science and Technology 1/14/2022 - 11:00am Zoom - https://arizona.zoom.us/j/86531632716 Password: spls2022
1st Year Grad Student Research Seminar Zach Williamson, Moshe Steyn, Mariam Marand, Chosen Obih, Dakota Salyer, Hailey Buell, Ally Dalaya, & Hayden Payne School of Plant Sciences - Graduate Students 12/8/2021 - 1:00pm https://arizona.zoom.us/j/89142619788
The Contribution of ER stress signaling pathways to antiviral resistance Dr. Jeanmarie Verchot Texas A&M University 12/7/2021 - 4:00pm https://arizona.zoom.us/j/88431130345 Password: spls2021
Developing novel virus-like agents to combat viral, bacterial, and other pathogens of trees to prevent a future without citrus, chocolate, grapes and olives Dr. Anne Simon University of Maryland 11/30/2021 - 4:00pm https://arizona.zoom.us/j/88431130345 Password: spls2021
Mathematical modeling to deepen our understanding of complex biological systems Dr. Renee Dale Danforth Plant Science Center 11/9/2021 - 4:00pm Zoom Link: https://arizona.zoom.us/j/88431130345 Password: spls2021
Discovering Agriculturally Relevant Natural Products from Fungi Dr. Yi Tang University of California, Los Angeles 10/26/2021 - 4:00pm Marley 230 - Dr. Tang will be presenting in-person.
Functional Characterization of Non-canonical RNA polymerase subunits in Rice Tania Chakraborty School of Plant Sciences - Graduate Student 10/19/2021 - 4:00pm Zoom: https://arizona.zoom.us/j/88431130345 Password: spls2021
SPLS 1st Year Graduate Students Seminar Moshe Steyn, Miriam Marand, Chosen Obih, Zach Williamson, and Dakota Salyer School of Plant Sciences - Graduate Student 10/8/2021 - 1:00pm zoom link: https://arizona.zoom.us/j/84772037502
The genetic basis of fungal adaptation Dr. Sara Branco Department of Integrative Biology, University of Colorado Denver 10/5/2021 - 4:00pm Zoom Link: https://arizona.zoom.us/j/88431130345 Password: spls2021
SPLS 1st Year Graduate Students Seminar Hailey Buell, Ally Dalaya, and Hayden Payne School of Plant Sciences - Graduate Students 10/1/2021 - 1:00pm zoom link: https://arizona.zoom.us/j/84772037502
Mucoromycota fungi and their Burkholderia related intracellular endosymbionts, insights into the fungal microbiome Jessie K Uehling, PhD Oregon State University 9/28/2021 - 4:00pm Dr. Uehling will be presenting via Zoom - https://arizona.zoom.us/j/88431130345 Password: spls2021 Live broadcast is available in Marley 230 – refreshments will be provided
Mechanisms and Applications of Plant Smells in Modulating Innate Plant Immunity Dr. Christopher Frost University of Arizona - BIO5 Institute 9/14/2021 - 4:00pm Zoom Link: https://arizona.zoom.us/j/88431130345 Password: spls2021 There will also be a live broadcast in Marley 230 for those who would like to mingle and enjoy some refreshments. In-person attendees are REQUIRED to wear masks while Marley 230.
The role of plastid heat shock proteins during singlet oxygen induced chloroplast stress Marta Kozlowska School of Plant Sciences - Graduate Student 9/7/2021 - 4:00pm THIS SEMINAR IS A HYBRID EVENT Marta Kozlowska will be presenting via Zoom https://arizona.zoom.us/j/88431130345 Password: spls2021 Live broadcast is available in Marley 230 – refreshments will be provided
Understanding the Complexity of 1'O,2-Signaling from Stressed Chloroplasts David Welsh School of Plant Sciences - Graduate Student 8/31/2021 - 4:00pm THIS SEMINAR IS A HYBRID EVENT David Welsh will be presenting via Zoom https://arizona.zoom.us/j/88431130345 Password: spls2021 Live broadcast is available in Marley 230 – refreshments will be provided
Towards a Joint Center for Sustainable Agriculture in Desert Environments Magdy Mafouz & Becky Mosher The University of Arizona & King Abdullah University of Science & Technology 7/13/2021 - 9:00am Zoom: https://kaust.zoom.us/j/93988721070
Towards a Joint Center for Sustainable Agriculture in Desert Environments Brande Wulff & David Galbraith The University of Arizona & King Abdullah University of Science & Technology 7/6/2021 - 9:00am Zoom: https://kaust.zoom.us/j/93988721070
Towards a Joint Center for Sustainable Agriculture in Desert Environments Rod Wing & Scott Saleska The University of Arizona & King Abdullah University of Science & Technology 6/29/2021 - 9:00am Zoom: https://kaust.zoom.us/j/93988721070
Towards a Joint Center for Sustainable Agriculture in Desert Environments Salim Al-Babili & Monica Schmidt The University of Arizona & King Abdullah University of Science & Technology 6/22/2021 - 9:00am Zoom: https://kaust.zoom.us/j/93988721070
Towards a Joint Center for Sustainable Agriculture in Desert Environments Monika Chodasiewicz & Jesse Woodson The University of Arizona & King Abdullah University of Science & Technology 6/15/2021 - 9:00am Zoom: https://kaust.zoom.us/j/93988721070
Towards a Joint Center for Sustainable Agriculture in Desert Environments Mark Tester & Murat Kacira The University of Arizona & King Abdullah University of Science & Technology 6/8/2021 - 9:00am Zoom: https://kaust.zoom.us/j/93988721070
Towards a Joint Center for Sustainable Agriculture in Desert Environments Jesse Poland & Duke Pauli The University of Arizona & King Abdullah University of Science & Technology 6/1/2021 - 9:00am Zoom: https://kaust.zoom.us/j/93988721070
RNA interference of psyllid vector gene targets toward biopesticide development for citrus greening IPM Neda Arad School of Plant Sciences 5/6/2021 - 1:00pm Zoom
Replication timing programs during the development of maize root tips Linda Hanley-Bowdoin NC State University 5/4/2021 - 4:00pm Zoom
The Effect of Lignin on Yield and Substrate Utilization by two specialty mushroom species: Pleurotus ostreatus and Hericium Erinaceus" Charlotte Bonner School of Plant Sciences 4/30/2021 - 2:00pm Zoom
Sperm cell factors in double fertilization: more than meets the eye Leanor Boavida Purdue University 4/27/2021 - 4:00pm Zoom
Exploring the physical genome William Greenleaf Stanford University 4/20/2021 - 4:00pm Zoom
Understanding and engineering gene networks for plant growth and stress resilience Jose Dinneny Stanford University 4/13/2021 - 3:00pm Zoom