Previous Seminars

Speaker Affiliation Date Location
Journal Club: Disruption of a Rice Pentatricopeptide Repeat Protein Causes a Seedling-Specific Albino Phenotype and Its Utilization to Enhance Seed Purity in Hybrid Rice Production" Joshua Weaver 2/12/2013 - 12:00pm Marley 441H
Next-Generation Platforms for the Genetic Analysis of Complex Traits: Examples from Maize and Cotton Dr. Michael Gore USDA 2/5/2013 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Transcription factor-dependent nuclear localization of a transcriptional repressor in jasmonate hormone signaling School of Plant Sciences Journal Club 2/5/2013 - 12:00pm Marley 441H
Design, Construction, and Applications of Synthetic Gene Networks Dr. Xiao Wang School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering, Arizona State University 1/29/2013 - 4:00pm Marley 230
School of Plant Sciences Journal Club-Auxin controls petal initiation in Arabidopsis Yu-Ling Huang 1/29/2013 - 12:00pm Marley 441H
Pre-Columbian Agaves in the Southwestern United States: a New Way of Looking at Species and Their Landscapes Dr. Wendy Hodgson Desert Botanical Garden 1/22/2013 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Organizational Meeting PLS/PLP 596A Dr. Hans VanEtten and Dr. Rod Wing School of Plant Sciences 1/15/2013 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Plant Metabolomics and Integrated Approaches and Mathematical Modeling of Plant Metabolism Based on Metabolome Data Drs. Masami Hirai and Yuji Sawada Metabolic Systems Research Team, RIKEN Plant Science Center, Japan 1/11/2013 - 3:00pm Marley 230
Occurrence and Transmission of Viruses by Water. Dr. Charles Gerba Department of Soils, Water and Environmental Science 12/4/2012 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Native Grasses for Turf-The Status Gro Dr. David Kopec School of Plant Sciences 11/27/2012 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Genetic Improvements for Yield Enhancement in Panicum virgatum L. (Switchgrass) Joshua Weaver School of Plant Sciences 11/20/2012 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Organ Evolution in Plants Driven by Sequence and Expression Divergence in Parallel Dr. Bryan Wang School of Plant Sciences 11/16/2012 - 3:00pm Marley 230
Parallels in Phase Transition Between Fungal Pathogens of Plants and Animals Amritha Wickramage School of Plant Sciences 11/13/2012 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Immune Evasion by a Pathogenic Fungus of Frogs Dr. Louise Rollins-Smith Vanderbilt University 11/12/2012 - 1:00pm Marley 230
Fungal Community Diversity and Structure from Cave Mineral Surfaces and Bat Guano in Kartchner Caverns, Arizona Michael Joe Vaughan School of Plant Sciences 11/7/2012 - 11:00am Saguaro Hall 219
Root Nitrogen Uptake in a Changing Climate Dr. Hormoz BassiriRad Department of Biological Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago 11/6/2012 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Plants as Ecological and Evolutionary Models: Insight from Mustards and Mistletoes Dr. Noah Whiteman Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology University of Arizona 11/2/2012 - 3:00pm Marley 230
Syngenta R&D: Customer Focused Innovation Dr. Ray Riley Syngenta Seeds, Inc. 10/30/2012 - 4:00pm Marley 230
The Etiology of Apple Leaf and Fruit Blotch in Northern Italy: A Study on Morphological and Molecular Diversity in Small-spored Alternaria. Dr. Francesca Rotondo School of Plant Sciences 10/23/2012 - 4:00pm Marley 230
iPlant Semantic Web Platform: Next Gen Integration for Plant Scientists Dr. Damian Gessler iPlant Collaborative 10/16/2012 - 4:00pm Marley 230
The Intracellular Symbiont Rickettsia Influences Fitness and Reproduction of a Whitefly Dr. Molly Hunter Department of Entomology, University of Arizona 10/9/2012 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Host Affiliations and Geographic Distributions of Microbial Endophytes of Aquatic Plants Dustin Sandberg School of Plant Sciences 10/2/2012 - 4:00pm Marley 230
The Evolution of a New Mating Type Locus by a Natural Inversion and its Impact on Sexual Reproduction in Sclerotinia spp. Dr. Ravi Chitrampalam School of Plant Sciences 9/25/2012 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Low Temperature Tolerance of Vegetable Seedlings towards the Development of Storage Techniques in Vegetable Grafting Hans Spalholz School of Plant Sciences 9/18/2012 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Optimization of Supplemental Light Quality Environment for Vegetable Transplant Production Ricardo Hernandez School of Plant Sciences 9/11/2012 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Discovery of a Novel Halogenase for Natural Product Biosysthesis Dr. Jixun Zhan Department of Biological Engineering, Utah State University 9/7/2012 - 2:00pm Marley 230
Cropping Systems Research and Extension in Arizona Dr. Guangyao (Sam) Wang School of Plant Sciences 9/4/2012 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Cultivation of Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms: Expanding Opportunities for Arizona Agriculture Dr. Barry Pryor School of Plant Sciences 8/28/2012 - 4:00pm Marley 230
PLS/PLP 596A Orientation Dr. Hans VanEtten School of Plant Sciences 8/21/2012 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Horizontal acquisition of necrotrophic effectors by the fungal wheat pathogen Phaeosphaeria nodorum Megan McDonald Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich 8/13/2012 - 2:00pm Physics and Atmospheric Sciences Bldg. 1118 E. 4th St. Room 220
Dissertation Defense: Diversity, Distributions, and Host Affiliations of Fungal Endophytes Associated with Seedless Vascular Plants Mariana Del Olmo Ruiz 8/2/2012 - 1:00pm Marley 230
RESEARCH SEMINAR: Genome-based inquiries of plant-mutualistic and pathogenic interactions Dr. Jeffrey Chang Oregon State University, Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing (Host: D. Baltrus) 5/1/2012 - 4:00pm Marley 230
STUDENT SEMINAR: CANCELLED 4/27/2012 - 3:00pm Marley 230
RESEARCH SEMINAR: Plant Lighting in Controlled Environments for Space and Earth Applications Dr. Cary Mitchell Purdue University, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture (Host: C. Kubota) 4/24/2012 - 4:00pm Marley 230
STUDENT SEMINAR: Root biomass and yield of 1RS translocations in Pavon76 wheat in organic and synthetic N fertilizer systems Ruth J. Kaggwa University of Arizona - Graduate Student 4/20/2012 - 3:00pm Marley 230
RESEARCH SEMINAR: Genome Structure Comparisons Across Major Clades of Flowering Plants Dr. Haibao Tang J. Craig Venter Institute (Host: E. Lyons) 4/17/2012 - 4:00pm Marley 230
RESEARCH SEMINAR: Herbivores and Pathogens Maintain Tree Species Diversity in Tropical Seedling Communities Dr. Rachel Gallery University of Arizona, School of Natural Resources and the Environment 4/13/2012 - 3:00pm Marley 230
RESEARCH SEMINAR: Ecological Genomics of Plant Invasions Dr. Katrina Dlugosch University of Arizona, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (Host: M. Beilstein) 4/10/2012 - 4:00pm Marley 230
RESEARCH SEMINAR: Effectors that Mediate Circulative, Propagative Psyllid Transmission of Ca. Liberibacter asiaticus: A Comparative Transcriptomic Approach Dr. Meenal Vyas University of Arizona - School of Plant Sciences 4/6/2012 - 3:00pm Marley 230
RESEARCH SEMINAR: Telomeres and Telomerase: Evolving Dance Partners at the Chromosome Terminus Dr. Dorothy Shippen Texas A&M University Department of Biochemistry/Biophysics (Host: M. Beilstein) 4/3/2012 - 4:00pm Marley 230