Seminars and Events

SIPS Section Seminars for April 24 - 28

 

'Seed to Supper’ program: Reaching underserved audiences through garden education

Christine Hadekel,  Oregon Food Bank
Section of Horticulture
Monday, April 24, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 404 Plant Science in Ithaca and by videoconference to G19 Hedrick Hall in Geneva

Breeding climate-resilient tomatoes: New approaches and challenges

Dina St Clair, UC-Davis
Section of Plant Breeding and Genetics
Tuesday, April 25, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 135 Emerson in Ithaca and by videoconference to G19 Hedrick Hall  in Geneva

Signaling dynamics in Pseudomonas syringae

Max Fishman, Section of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology, Cornell
Section of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Wednesday, April 26, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 404 Plant Science in Ithaca

Effects of interseeded cover crops on weed seed predation in corn

Connor Youngerman, Section of Soil and Crop Sciences, Cornell
Section of Soil and Crop Sciences
Thursday, April 27, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 135 Emerson in Ithaca

How do plants mediate crosstalk between biochemical pathways?

Clint Chapple, Purdue University
Section of Plant Biology
Friday, April 28, 11:15 - 12:10 pm, 404 Plant Science in Ithaca

 

SIPS Section Seminars for May 1 - 5

 

Mark Catesby and the introduction of new plants into Europe 

Mark Laird,  University of Toronto
Section of Horticulture
Monday, May 1, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 404 Plant Science in Ithaca and by videoconference to G19 Hedrick Hall in Geneva

Genetic dissection of nutritional quality in sweet corn
Establishing breeding priorities and developing cultivars for Northeast organic vegetable production
Utility of Qualitative Multivariate Analysis (QMA) in providing plant breeders with consumer feedback

Matheus Baseggio/Rachel Hultengren/Hannah Swegarden, Section of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Cornell
Section of Plant Breeding and Genetics
Tuesday, May 2, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 135 Emerson in Ithaca and by videoconference to G19 Hedrick Hall  in Geneva

No seminar

Section of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Wednesday, May 3, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 404 Plant Science in Ithaca

Biological and thermochemical conversion of human solid waste to fertilizers and soil conditioners

Leilah Krounbi, Section of Soil and Crop Sciences, Cornell
Section of Soil and Crop Sciences
Thursday, May 4, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 135 Emerson in Ithaca

Natural Variation In Plant Circadian Clock Function

Robert McClung, Dartmouth College
Section of Plant Biology
Friday, May 5, 11:15 - 12:10 pm, 404 Plant Science in Ithaca

 

Other seminars and events of interest
 

The tomato Mai1 protein links host recognition of pathogen effectors to MAPK cascades

Sarah Hind, Boyce Thompson Institute
BTI Monday Morning Seminars
Monday, April 24, 9:00 - 9:30 am, BTI Auditorium in Ithaca

How do Hurricanes Respond to Climate Change?

Kerry Emanuel, MIT
Climate Change Seminar
Monday, April 24, 2:55 - 4:10 pm, B25 Warren in Ithaca

The impacts of hybridization between native and non-native species on insect invasion

Nathan Havill, USDA Forest Service
Jugatae Seminar
Monday, April 24, 3:30 - 4:30 pm, 2132 Comstock in Ithaca

Sustainability Month film: A Plastic Ocean

Northeast IPM Center
Monday, April 24, 7:00 pm, Willard Straight Theater in Ithaca

Understanding the genomic basis of apple tree forms and fruit quality

Kenong Xu, Section of Horticulture, Cornell
Section of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology - Geneva
Tuesday, April 25, 3:30 - 4:30 pm, A134 Barton Lab in Geneva

Advancing onion thrips management in onion and challenges in implementation

Ashley Leach, Department of Entomology, Cornell
Jugatae Seminar
Tuesday, April 25, 3:30 - 4:30 pm, 2132 Comstock in Ithaca

Breeding for wheat grain fructans

Lynn Veenstra, Section of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Cornell
Plant Breeding and Genetics Special Seminar
Wednesday, April 26, 10:00 - 11:00 am, 135 Emerson in Ithaca
 

Commercializing genetically engineered food crops in developing countries: ABSPII historical perspective, successes and lessons learned

Frank Shotkoski, Section of Plant Breeding and Genetics, Cornell
Section of Plant Breeding and Genetics
Wednesday, April 26, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 102 Mann Library in Ithaca

The Curious Mister Catesby: A "Truly Ingenious" Naturalist Explores New Worlds

Leslie Overstreet, Smithsonian Libraries
Mann Library Special Lecture
Wednesday, April 26, 4:00 pm, 160 Mann Library in Ithaca

Ithaca Food Entrepreneurship Speaker Series

Melissa Madden, Good Life Farm and Finger Lakes Cider House
Dilmun Hill Student Farm
Wednesday, April 26, 4:30 - 5:30 pm, 102 Mann Library in Ithaca

Community Gardens Seminar

Fiona Doherty, Stephen Reiners, Christine Smart, School of integrative Plant Sciences
Hortus Forum Turning a New Leaf Project
Wednesday, April 26, 4:40 pm, 233 Plant Science in Ithaca

Teach Problem Solving? In a Large Class?

Ashim Datta, Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering
CALS Learning Community
Thursday, April 27, 11:45 - 1:30 pm, 137 Warren Hall in Ithaca
RSVP by April 21 if you are interested in lunch

Out of the Garden

Michael Pollan, author
2017 Iscol Lecture
Thursday, April 27, 5:00 - 6:00 pm, Call Auditorium, Kennedy Hall in Ithaca

Horticulture Outreach Day (hands on activities to learn about the diverse field of horticulture)

The Society of Horticulture Graduate Students (SoHo)
Section of Horticulture
Friday, April 28, 1:00 - 4:00 pm, Purple Greenhouse in Ithaca

Communicating Climate Change

Andrew Revkin, New York Times
Climate Change Seminar
Monday, May 1, 2:55 - 4:10 pm, B25 Warren in Ithaca

The Transformational Role of Biological Control in Cotton IPM

Steve Naranjo, USDA-ARS
Jugatae Seminar
Monday, May 1, 3:30 - 4:30 pm, 2132 Comstock in Ithaca

Crop improvement through modified flowering responses

Tim Setter, Section of Soil and Crop Sciences, Cornell
Section of Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology - Geneva
Tuesday, May 2, 3:30 - 4:30 pm, A134 Barton Lab in Geneva

Advancing Science and Policy Invites You to Attend:  Editorial Writing Workshop I

Cornell Advancing Science and Policy
Wednesday, May 3, 5:30 - 6:30 pm, Biotech G01 in Ithaca

Intersecting worlds of trade, politics, plant introduction and botanical art

Barbara Pickersgill, University of Reading UK
Cornell Botanic Gardens, Plant Biology & Horticulture Special Seminar
Thursday, May 4, 4:40 pm, 404 Plant Science in Ithaca

CRISPR/Cas9 workshop at the Plant Transformation Facility

Matthew Willmann, CALS Plant Transformation Facility
May 5th, 1:00 - 5:00 pm, 224 Weill Hall in Ithaca
Register, attendance limited to 30, $100.attendee

Advancing Science and Policy Invites You to Attend:  Editorial Writing Workshop II

Cornell Advancing Science and Policy
Wednesday, May 8, 5:30 - 6:30 pm, Biotech G01 in Ithaca

SIPS Senior Symposium

PLSCI 4950 and PLSCI 4990 senior students
School of Integrative Plant Science
Monday, May 15, 1:00 - 4:00 pm, 233 Plant Science Building in Ithaca

Next Generation Plant Phenotyping Technologies Mini-Symposium

  • Todd M. DeZwaan - LemnaTec
  • Argelia Lorence - Arkansas State University
  • Michael Gore - Cornell
  • Chris Topp - Danforth Center
  • Olena Vatamaniuk - Cornell

School of Integrative Plant Science and the Office of Faculty Development and Diversity
Tuesday May 16, 8:30 am - 12:00 pm, 146 Stocking Hall in Ithaca

SIPS Summer Picnic

School of Integrative Plant Science
Wednesday, June 21, 11:30 - 4:00 pm, Cornell CRC Park on Hanshaw Road in Ithaca
 

 

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