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Seminars-Spring 2017

Please join us for our genetics and biochemistry department seminars. In most cases, these will be held at the Biosystems Research Complex, Room G100; but please confirm the location in the full schedule below as there may be exceptions.

Fall 2016 Schedule Available Here

Spring 2017 Schedule

January

Date Time Location Presenter Title Host
January 20, 2017 3:30-4:30 p.m. G100, BRC Zachary Nimchuk, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Cooperative and distinct receptor function in plant stem cell circuitry Julia Frugoli
January 27, 2017 3:30-4:30 p.m. G100, BRC Kara Powder, Clemson University Understanding the genomic basis of craniofacial development, evolution, and disease in cichlid fishes

Rajan Sekhon

February

Date Time Location Presenter Title Host
February 3, 2017 3:30-4:30 p.m. G100, BRC Janet Westpheling, University of Georgia Direct Conversion of Plant Biomass to Ethanol by Engineered Caldicellulosiruptor bescii Cheryl Ingram-Smith
February 10, 2017

CANCELED

JORDAN G-33 Maurizio del Poeta, SUNY Stony Brook CANCELED - Lipid-mediated fungal pathogenesis Kerry Smith
February 17, 2017  No Seminar-Welcome Graduate Program Candidates!
February 24, 2017 3:30-4:30 p.m. G100, BRC Jim Leebens-Mack, UGA Plant Phylogenomics: Comparative analyses of Plant Genes and Genomes Amy Lawton-Rauh

March

Date Time Location Presenter Title Host
March 3, 2017 3:30-4:30 p.m. G100, BRC Christopher Frost, University of Louisville Plants Remember the Scents of Stress to Enhance Their Defenses Haiying Liang
March 7, 2017 3:00 p.m. G100, BRC (by Live Broadcast) Trudy Mackay, North Carolina State University Comparative Quantitative Genomics: From Flies to Humans, Humans to Flies William Marcotte
March 10, 2017 3:30-4:30 p.m. G100, BRC Matthew Hall, NCATS Chemical Genomics Ctr, Rockville Assays to Lead the Way: Collaborative Discovery at the NCATS Chemical Genomics Center Jim Morris
March 17, 2017 3:30-4:30 p.m. G100, BRC Ann Loraine, UNC Charlotte CANCELED - Alternative splicing regulation in plants Alex Feltus
March 31, 2017 3:30-4:30 p.m. G100, BRC Alexander Mazin, Drexel Univ. College of Medicine RAD52 protein: genome guardian and therapeutic target Michael Sehorn

April

Date Time Location Presenter Title Host
April 7, 2017 3:30-4:30 p.m. G100, BRC Robin Buell, Michigan State

Genome diversity in wild and cultivated potatoes

Rajan Sekhon

April 14,
 2017

3:30-4:30 p.m. G100, BRC Randall Wisser, University of Delaware 3D Macroscopic Microscopy: Opening the Black Box for Quantitative Resistance to Fungal Infection of Maize Rajan Sekhon
April 21, 2017 3:30-4:30 p.m. G100, BRC Amy Hulme, Missouri State University Unraveling the process of HIV-1 uncoating Jennifer Mason