Previous Seminars

Speaker Affiliation Date Location
Sensitive to Freezing and the case for the evolution of plant freezing tolerance from ancient damage response mechanisms. Rebecca Roston University of Nebraska 3/30/2021 - 4:00pm Zoom
Wonder and Delight: Genomics, Phenomics and Crop Improvement Cliff Weil Purdue University 3/23/2021 - 4:00pm Zoom
Crop host influences on outcomes of competition between Aspergillus section Flavi species co-infecting maize and groundnuts Connel Ching'Anda School of Plant Sciences 3/16/2021 - 4:00pm Zoom
Genetics and Evolution of Complex Traits in Cannabis sativa Dr. Daniella Vergara University of Colorado 3/15/2021 - 9:00am Zoom
Stressed Cells:controlling endocytosis and autophagy to avoid "traffic jams" Dr. Cecilia Rodriguez-Furlan UC Riverside 3/11/2021 - 10:00am Zoom
Terra incognita of metabolite-protein interactome Dr. Aleksandra Skirycz Boyce Thompson Institute 3/9/2021 - 11:00am Zoom
Unraveling bacterial population stasis following plant immunity activation Dr. Andre Velasquez Duke University 3/9/2021 - 10:00am Zoom
Understanding the mechanisms underlying cytokinin-dependent root responses Dr. Atiako Acheampong UNC Chapel Hill 3/4/2021 - 10:00am Zoom
Opening the Door: Intercellular Communication During Plant Reproduction”. Sharon Kessler Purdue University 3/2/2021 - 4:00pm Zoom
Mapping a gene responsible for multilocularity phenotype in Brassica rapa Cecilia Chow School of Plant Sciences 2/23/2021 - 4:00pm Zoom
POSTPONED-Mechanisms and Applications of Plant Smells in Modulating Innate Plant Immunity Christopher Frost Bio5 Institute, University of Arizona 2/19/2021 - 4:00pm
Development and Implementation of Aflatoxin Biocontrol in Pakistan Hillary Mehl USDA Aflatoxin Lab 2/9/2021 - 4:00pm Zoom:
Online/Distance learning Erin Galyen and Samantha Orchard University of Arizona, Office of Instruction and Assessment 2/2/2021 - 4:00pm Zoom:
SARS-CoV-2 and the potential of plant viruses as indicators of fecal contamination and wastewater treatment Chuck Gerba Environmental Sciences, University of Arizona 1/26/2021 - 4:00pm
The effect of micropylar endosperm on early embryo development Dr. Dongfang Wang Spelman College 12/8/2020 - 4:00pm Zoom
Ecological genomics of plant invasions Dr. Katrina Dlugosch University of Ariizona, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department 12/1/2020 - 4:00pm Zoom
Molecular basis of pre-zygotic barrier in inter-lineage crosses in Brassicaceae Emma Jong School of Plant Sciences 11/24/2020 - 4:00pm Zoom
Making the switch: Cytomegalovirus latency and reactivation Felicia Goodrum University of Arizona, Department of Immunobiology 11/17/2020 - 11:00am The Zoom link is and the password in MCBSeminar
Systems Biology of Root Development Dr. Siobhan Brady University of California at Davis 11/3/2020 - 4:00pm Zoom
Building a moving wall: Maintaining cell wall polarity during tip growth Dr. Cora MacAlister University of Michigan 10/27/2020 - 4:00pm Zoom
Exploring the long noncoding RNA repertoires in Brassicaceae Kyle Palos School of Plant Sciences 10/20/2020 - 4:00pm Zoom
Graduate Student Rotation Presentations S. Calleja, C, Salazar DeLeon, C. Garcia, K. Pryze, B. Sykes School of Plant Sciences 10/13/2020 - 4:00pm Zoom
High Throughput,  Multiplexed Testing for Viral, Bacterial and Fungal Pathogens Dr. Michael Hogan PathogenDx 10/6/2020 - 4:00pm Zoom
Endophytic microbes in leaves and stems of common garden plants: insights into the garden endobiome Aasiya Hamzazai School of Plant Sciences 9/29/2020 - 4:00pm Zoom
Impacts of competition between Aspergillus section Flavi species on crop aflatoxin contamination Connel Ching'anda School of Plant Sciences 9/22/2020 - 4:00pm Zoom
High-dimensional biology accelerates genomic breeding in maize Dr. Bryan Wang China Agricultural University 9/15/2020 - 4:00pm Zoom
SPLS Virtual Social Hour and New Grad Welcome School of Plant Sciences 9/8/2020 - 4:00pm Zoom
Potential Role for Blue Light Signaling in Chloroplast Stress David Welsh School of Plant Sciences 8/25/2020 - 4:00pm Zoom
Dissertation Defense-Environmental Degradation of Aflatoxins and Genetic Diversity of Aspergillus Section Flavi With a Focus on Mozambique Lourena Maxwell School of Plant Sciences 4/17/2020 - 10:00am Zoom- TBA
Dissertation Defense-Effects of Climate Change and Related Processes on Communities of Symbiotrophic Fungi Associated With Ponderosa pine (Pinus ponderosa) Elizabeth Bowman School of Plant Sciences 4/13/2020 - 1:00pm
Natural Product Discovery for Agriculture Applications-CANCELLED Yi Tang UCLA 3/31/2020 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Cell typing and stomatal development in maize seedlings based on single-nucleus and single-cell RNA sequencing Guiling Sun Key Laboratory of Plant Stress, Henan University, China 2/18/2020 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Rheostatic control of ABA signaling through HOS15-mediated OST1 degradation Dae-Jin Yun Konkuk University, South Korea 1/21/2020 - 4:00pm Marley 230
How interorganellar communication regulates plant stress responses. Katyoon Dehesh University of California at Riverside 12/10/2019 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Digital Agriculture: What it is and what it means for you David Bergvinson aWhere 11/26/2019 - 4:00pm Marley 230
New insights into citrus huanglongbing, a complex pathosystem Yongping Duan USDA-ARS Florida 11/19/2019 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Not just for plant pathogens: a fungal endosymbiont uses TAL effectors to impact host" Morgan Carter Cornell University 11/15/2019 - 3:00pm Marley 230
Systematic Discovery of Gene Regulatory Elements Using Chromatin Structure in Plant Genomes Robert Schmitz University of Georgia 11/12/2019 - 4:00pm Marley 230
​The genetics of the largest plant RNA virus, Citrus tristeza virus Bill Dawson University of Florida 11/5/2019 - 4:00pm Marley 230
The legacy of ancient polyploidy on contemporary genetic diversity in plants Michael Barker University of Arizona 10/29/2019 - 4:00pm Marley 230