Seminar


Spring Seminars, 2015



January 13, 2015 

MYB36 inhibits proliferation and promotes differentiation in Arabidopsis roots

Dr. Louisa Liberman, Department of Biology, Duke University

Host: Dr. Terri Long

January 20, 2015 

Faculty Seminars*

Profs. Jenny Xiang and Candace Haigler
Department of Plant and Microbial Biology

Host: Dr. Margo Daub


January 27, 2015 

Kinetic analyses of auxin and ethylene modulated transcriptomes reveal transcription factor networks and target proteins that control root development

Prof. Gloria Muday, Dept. of Biology, Wake Forest University

Host: Dr. Marcela Rojas-Pierce


February 3, 2015 

Phytochrome signaling and the control of photomorphogenesis

Prof. Meng Chen, Dept. of Biology, Duke University

Host: Dr. Anna Stepanova


February 10, 2015 

Activation of G signaling by receptor kinases in plant defense

Dr. Meral Tunc-Ozdemir, Dept. of Biology, UNC Chapel Hill

Host: Dr. Anna Stepanova


February 17, 2015 

Molecular evolution of angiosperm gene families and their application in deep angiosperm phylogeny

Prof. Hong Ma, School of Life Sciences, Fudan University

Host: Dr. Jenny Xiang


February 24, 2015

*** BW Wells Graduate Student Seminar ***

New phylogenetic approaches to measuring biodiversity and endemism: examples from Australia

Prof. Brent Mishler, Dept. of Integrative Biology, UC Berkeley

Host: PB Graduate Students


March 3, 2015

Faculty Seminars*

Prof. Sue Carson
Department of Plant and Microbial Biology

Host: Dr. Margo Daub


March 10, 2015

Spring Break

 


March 17, 2015

Unraveling the Petunia genome, model system and ornamental crop

Prof. Aureliano Bombarely, Dept. of Horticulture, Virginia Tech

Host: Drs. Bob Frank and Gonzalo Villarino


March 24, 2015

TBA

Prof. Bill Hoffmann, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology

Host: Dr. Margo Daub

March 31, 2015

Structure and mechanism of inhibitor of kB kinase (IKK) complex

Prof. Guozhou Xu, Department of Molecular and Structural Biochemistry

Host: Dr. Deyu Xie

April 7, 2015

TBA

Dr. Aaron Wright, Pacific North West National Laboratory

Host: Dr. Michael Hyman


April 14, 2015

Time Management in Plants: Time, Temperature, and Response to Abiotic Stress

Prof. Colleen Doherty, Department of Molecular and Structural Biochemistry

Host: Dr. Deyu Xie


April 21, 2015

Taste for heavy metals: crosstalk between iron homeostasis and cadmium toxicity and copper homeostasis in A. thaliana

Prof. Olena Vatamaniuk, Cornell Univerisity

Host: Dr. Anna Stepanova


April 28, 2015

The origin and evolution of plant photoreceptors

Dr. Fay-Wei Li, Department of Biology, Duke University

Host: Dr. Jenny Xiang


May 5, 2015

ICE CREAM SOCIAL (TENT.)



* Three faculty from Plant & Microbial Biology will present a brief overview of their research.