Seminars and Events

SIPS Section Seminars for March 20 - 24

 

Cover crop and weed management in a living mulch system for vegetables

Vinay Bhaskar, Section of Horticulture, Cornell
Section of Horticulture
Monday, March 20, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 404 Plant Science in Ithaca and by videoconference to A134 Barton Lab in Geneva

Connecting the dots: From genetics to food and nutrition security

Merideth Bonierbale, International Potato Center, Peru
Section of Plant Breeding and Genetics
Tuesday, March 21, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 135 Emerson in Ithaca and by videoconference to A137 Barton Lab in Geneva

Stealthy infiltration: down-regulation of flagella helps Pseudomonas syringae avoid stimulating plant immunity

Bryan Swingle, USDA-ARS, Ithaca
Section of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Wednesday, March 22, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 404 Plant Science in Ithaca and by videoconference to A134 Barton Lab in Geneva

Translational regulation of ethylene responses

Anna Stepanova, North Carolina State University
Section of Soil and Crop Sciences
Thursday, March 23, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 135 Emerson in Ithaca

A Toolkit for Developmental Biology: Intrinsically Disordered Proteins, Alternative Splicing, and Post-translational Modification (IDP-AS-PTM)

Keith Dunker, Indiana University
Section of Plant Biology
Friday, March 24, 11:15 - 12:10 pm, 404 Plant Science in Ithaca

 

SIPS Section Seminars for March 27 - 31

 

Hard cider research at Washington State University

Carol Ann Miles, Washington State University
Section of Horticulture
Monday, March 27, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 404 Plant Science in Ithaca and by videoconference to G19 Hedrick Hall (note location change) in Geneva

Pulses as whole food solution to global health challenges

Dil Thavarajah, Clemson University
Section of Plant Breeding and Genetics
Tuesday, March 28, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 135 Emerson in Ithaca and by videoconference to G19 Hedrick Hall  (note location change) in Geneva

SIPS Plenary Seminar

Harnessing plant metabolic diversity: From genomes to gram-scale quantities of natural products and analogs 

Anne Osbourn, John Innes Centre
School of Integrative Plant Science
Tuesday March 28, 4:30 - 5:30 pm, B25 Warren Hall, Ithaca

No Seminar

Section of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Wednesday, March 29, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 404 Plant Science in Ithaca

No Seminar

Section of Soil and Crop Sciences
Thursday, March 30, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 135 Emerson in Ithaca

Diverse roles for transposons in shaping plant transcriptomes

Nathan Springer, University of Minnesota
Section of Plant Biology
Friday, March 31, 11:15 - 12:10 pm, 404 Plant Science in Ithaca

 

Other seminars and events of interest
 

 

Species interactions in a changing world: Evolutionary consequences of global change

Jennifer Lau, Michigan State University
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Monday, March 20, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, A106 Corson/Mudd in Ithaca

Unforeseen trophic interactions in agricultural and natural systems influence herbivore populations

John Tooker, Penn State University
Jugatae Seminar Series
Monday, March 20, 3:30 - 4:30 pm, 2132 Comstock Hall in Ithaca

Microbial Community Analysis of Green Coffee Beans: a comparison across growing regions and qualities

Rachel Capouya, Ohio State University
Section of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology -  Geneva
Tuesday, March 21, 3:30 - 4:30 pm, 310 Barton Hall in Geneva

Advantages of Interdisciplinary Approach in Teaching Global Climate Change

Linah Ababneh, Section of Plant Biology, Cornell
Center for Teaching Excellence
Tuesday, March 21, 4:00 - 5:00 pm, 102 Mann Library in Ithaca

FROM THE FIELD TO THE CANVAS: On Healthy Soil and Dirty Art

Kirsten Kurtz and Bob Schindelbeck, Soil Health Lab
Science Cabaret
Tuesday, March 21, 7:00 pm, Coltivare at 235 South Cayuga Street in Ithaca

Promoting a More Nutritious Food System in India – Progress Report on the BMGF Grant to TCI

Prabhu Pingali, Dyson School, Cornell
Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture and Development (CIIFAD) Seminar
Wednesday, March 22, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 135 Emerson in Ithaca
 

Successful strategies for dealing with challenging classroom spaces

CALS Learning Community
Thursday, March 23, 11:45 - 1:30 pm, 401 Warren Hall in Ithaca
RSVP by March 16 if you are interested in lunch

SIPS Chili Cook-off

School of Integrative Plant Science
Thursday, March 23, 4:30 - 6:30 pm, 135 Emerson in Ithaca
Sign-up form for chili cookoff contestants

Regulation of protein kinases in plant response to cold stress

Shuhua Yang, China Agricultural University
Plant Biology Special Seminar
Monday, March 27, 11:15 am, 135 Emerson in Ithaca

Molecular Biology and Ecology of Bacterial-Fungal Symbioses

Olga Lastovetsky, Department of Microbiology, Cornell
Microbiology Dissertation Seminar
Monday, March 27, 10:00 - 11:00 am, 102 Mann Library in Ithaca

Mycorrhizal Fungi Affect Pollination Mutualisms Between Bees and Crop Plants

Leif Richardson, University of Vermont
Jugatae Seminar Series
Monday, March 27, 3:30 - 4:30 pm, 2132 Comstock in Ithaca

Through the Looking Glass: Global Climate Politics after Paris and Under Trump

Stacy VanDeveer,  UMass Boston
2017 Cornell University Climate Change Seminar
Monday, March 27, 2:55 - 4:10 pm, B25 Warren Hall in Ithaca

Using grafting to control Verticillium wilt in watermelon

Carol Miles, Washington State University
Section of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology -  Geneva
Tuesday, March 28, 3:30 - 4:30 pm, 310 Barton Hall in Geneva

Strategies to replace pesticides with biodeterrence: Modification of acylsugar chemistry to optimize natural pest control

John Smeda, Section of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Cornell
Section of Plant Breeding and Genetics Special Seminar
Wednesday, March 29, 10:00 - 11:00 am, 135 Emerson in Ithaca

Plant Made Pharmaceuticals for Developing Countries

Kathleen Hefferon, Department of Food Science
Cornell International Institute for Food, Agriculture and Development (CIIFAD) Seminar
Wednesday, March 29, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 135 Emerson in Ithaca

 

SIPS News - read and contribute
 

The School of Integrative Plant Science News Blog has been created to highlight activities of general interest to SIPS members and to serve as a source of news items about SIPS research, teaching, and outreach for CALS news and other media.  Cross-sectional collaborations are of particular interest as are activities that may be under-represented in CALS publications.  Contact Magdalen Lindeberg, to submit recent research breakthroughs, publications, or other topics potentially suitable for the SIPS News.