Plant Biology Seminar Series

Seminars from the RSB Division of Plant Sciences.

Upcoming events

11
Nov
2019
Speaker: Pamela Ronald, Distinguished Professor, Department of Plant Pathology and the Genome Centre, University of California Davis, U.S.
Abstract - A major goal for food and agricultural research is to increase the resiliency of agricultural systems to adapt to rapid changes and extreme
18
Nov
2019
A symposium on all aspects of host-microbiome interactions.
12
May
2020
Join us for the first international workshop focused on sharing knowledge about ion channel aquaporins, their roles in biology and their application in boosting food security.

Past events

13
Aug
2014
Speaker: Associate Professor Michael Djordjevic
Small (~5-50 amino acid), secreted, peptide signals encoded by over 10 plant multigene families mediate cell-to-cell communication and play important roles in controlling divers
23
Jul
2014
Speaker: Dr Kastoori Hingorani
The photosynthetic reaction centre (RC) is central to the conversion of solar energy into chemical energy and is a model for bio-mimetic engineering approaches to this end.
09
Jul
2014
Speaker: Dr Maxim Kapralov, Whitney Group, PS
The performance of the CO2-fixing enzyme, Rubisco, is often one of the limiting steps in photosynthesis, and hence can greatly affect crop yield.
17
Jun
2014
Speaker: David McK. Bird, Bioinformatics Research Center and Department of Plant Pathology, NC State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
As a genus, root-knot nematodes (RKN: Meloidogyne spp.) are amongst the world's most economically-important plant pathogens.

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