PMB Seminar Schedule

Spring 2017

 

January 10, 2017

Molecular mechanisms of interplay between ethylene signaling and chromatin regulation in Arabidopsis

Dr. Hong Qiao, University of Texas

Host: Dr. Jose Alonso


January 17, 2017

Do Patents Facilitate or Harm the Dissemination of Information

Dr. Kultaran Chohan, North Carolina State University
Office of Technology Commercialization and New Ventures

Host: Dr. Heike Sederoff


January 24, 2017

Novel light sensory mechanisms in plants: what we have learned from spaceflight experiments

Dr. John Kiss , Professor and Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences, University of North Carolina, Greensboro

Host: Dr. Marcela Rojas-Pierce


January 31, 2017

Harvesting the root microbiome of grasses toward sustainable increase crop production

Dr. Tatiana Mucyn,  University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Department of Biology

Host: Dr. Ross Sozzani


February 7, 2017

No Seminar

Host: N/A


February 14, 2017

Dr. Dickinson: “Identifying apocarotenoid regulators of lateral root formation”

Dr. Drapek: “How to build a wall: the minimal network to endodermis differentiation”

Drs. Colleen Drapek and Jazz Dickinson – Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, Biology, Duke University.

Host: Dr. Ross Sozzani


February 21, 2017

Trees and Networks: Computational modeling approaches to understanding microbial ecosystems and plant polyploidy.

Dr. Gavin Conant, Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, North Carolina State University

Host: Drs. Becky Boston and Deyu Xie


February 28, 2017

Membrane fusion at the vacuole beyond SNAREs and RABs: the role of HOPS subunits VPS33 and VPS41

Dr. Carla Brillada, Department of Plant & Microbial Biology, North Carolina State University

Host: Dr. Marcela Rojas-Pierce


March 7, 2017

Spring Break


March 14, 2017

Production of high oil, transgene free Camelina plants through genome editing

Dr. Sathya Jali,  Plant and Microbial Biology, North Carolina State University

Host: Dr. Heike Sederoff


March 21, 2017

TBD

Dr. Steffen Heber, Statistics, North Carolina State University

Host: Dr. Deyu Xie


March 28, 2017

Isolating parent-of-origin effects underlying hybrid inviability in Mimulus

Dr. Elen Oneal, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, Biology, Duke University

Host: Dr. Bob Franks


April 4, 2017

TBD

Dr. Alan Jones, Biology, University of North Carolina

Host: Dr. Ross Sozzani


April 11, 2017

Advancing and assessing critical and creative thinking in the classroom

Dr. Sue Carlson , Plant and Microbial Biology, North Carolina State University

Host: Dr. Margo Daub


April 18, 2017

Manipulating the human gut microbiome

Dr. Lawrence David , Duke University

Host: Dr. Jose Bruno


April 25, 2017

TBD

Dr. Tzung -Fu Hsieh , Plant and Microbial Biology, North Carolina State Unviersity

Host: Dr. Margo Daub


May 2, 2017

Ice Cream Social