Botany and Plant Pathology Virtual Semin​​ar Series​

Spring 2021

Wednesdays at 3:30 PM  (unless otherwise noted).

Zoom invitations will be sent via email. Please contact Amy Deitrich to be added to the distribution list. 


January 20 - Dr. Ying Li

Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Purdue University
Dynamic Chromatin Modifications Mediate Plant Responses to Environmental and Developmental Signals

Hosted by Mike Mickelbart

Feburary 10 - Dr. Elena Shpak

Department of Biochemistry, Cellular & Molecular Biology, University of Tennessee

 Life is about choices: ERECTA calls the shots

Hosted by Yun Zhou

February 17 - Dr. Chan Yul Yoo

Plant Biology, Ecology, and Evolution, Oklahoma State University
Nucleus-to-plastid light signaling pathway: a role of photobodies in chloroplast biogenesis 

Hosted by Mike Mickelbart

February 24 - Dr. James Birchler

Department of Biological Sciences, University of Missouri
The Gene Balance Hypothesis: How gene stoichiometries affect expression, the phenotype and evolutionary processes

Hosted by Leonor Boavida

​​​March 3 - Dr. Daniel Park

Department of Biological Sciences, Purdue University
Plants in time: Digital herbaria uncover phenological complexity across the landscape 

Hosted by Gord McNickle and Chris Staiger

​​March 10 - Dr. Ying Wang

Department of Biological Sciences, Mississippi State University
Potato spindle tuber viroid, a small probe for understanding plant RNA-based machinery
Hosted by Damon Lisch and Chunhua Zhang

March 24 - Dr. Mingli Xu

Plant and Microbial Biology, North Carolina State University

Low light intensity delays vegetative phase change in Arabidopsis thaliana

Hosted by Yun Zhou

March 31 - Dr. Shahid Siddique

Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of California Davis
Tricky Parasites: How nematodes steal their vitamins from plants!

Hosted by Lei Zhang

April 7 - Dr. Ian Stavness

Department of Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan
Latent Variable Modeling for Plant Phenotyping

Hosted by Christian Cruz

April 15 at 1:30pm - Dr. Maureen McCann (Note special date/time)

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Science for the future of energy and the environment

Hosted by Damon Lisch

April 28 - Dr. Guy Wachsmann

Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, Duke University

Hosted by Xiaohui Li, graduate student

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