Plant Biology Seminar Series

Seminars from the RSB Division of Plant Sciences.

07
Aug
2020
12pm 7 August 2020
Kelly Chapman, PhD student, Djordjevic Group, RSB
C-TERMINALLY ENCODED PEPTIDES (CEPs) interact with the CEPR1 receptor to control nitrate uptake and primary root growth, however the role of CEP-CEPR1 signalling in controlling overall root system architecture is unknown.
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.