Plant Biology Seminar Series

Seminars from the RSB Division of Plant Sciences.

Upcoming events

18
Nov
2019
A symposium on all aspects of host-microbiome interactions.
18
Nov
2019
Speaker: Dr Doug K. Allen, USDA Research Scientist, Associate Member Danforth Center, St. Louis
Abstract - Improving plant yield through metabolic engineering is an important goal to meet future food and other renewable resource demands.
13
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

28
Nov
2018
Speaker: Professor Paul Birch FRSE
The oomycete Phytophthora infestans causes late blight, the most significant disease of potato and tomato. As such, it is a threat to food security.
27
Nov
2018
Speaker: Professor Kim Hammond-Kosack
Crops are susceptible to a multitude of diseases, some of the most devastating being caused by microscopic fungi.   Plant pathogenic fungi and their hosts are locked in a battle
23
Nov
2018
Speaker: Francisco Madueno, Inflorescence Architecture Lab, Instituto de Biologia Molecular and Celular de Plantas, Spain
The genetic control of inflorescence architecture is a key aspect for plant developmental biology, for biotechnology and for breeding strategies, being directly related to crop
14
Nov
2018
Speaker: Christian Fankhauser
Light is a vital resource for plants, which compete for its availability particularly in dense communities, which are typical in agriculture.

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