Plant Biology Seminar Series

Seminars from the RSB Division of Plant Sciences.

12
Aug
2020
12pm 12 August 2020
Dr Avi Flamholz, NSF Fellow at UC Berkeley and Postdoc at Caltech, California, US
Many photosynthetic organisms employ a CO2 concentrating mechanism (CCM) to increase the rate of CO2 fixation via the Calvin cycle. CCMs catalyze ≈50% of global photosynthesis, yet it remains unclear which genes and proteins are necessary for a CCM to function.
14
Aug
2020
12pm 14 August 2020
Demi Gamble, PhD student, Furbank group, RSB
In order to sustain and improve cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) production in future climates with increasingly hot mean annual temperatures and more frequent and extreme heatwaves, developing climate-adapted cotton cultivars is required.