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Seminars and Events

 

Seminars and Events of Interest - July 16 - 27

 

Characterization of 168 Malus genotypes for their potential use within the hard cider industry

Nathan Wojtyna, Horticulture Section
Horticulture Section Special Seminar
Monday, July 16, 10:00 - 11:00 am, G22 Plant Science in Ithaca and by videoconference to G19 Hedrick Hall in Geneva

Drones and Their Potential for Precision Agriculture - an RIT Perspective

Jan van Aardt, Carl Salvaggio, Ethan Hughes, Mike McClelland, Donald McKeown, & Tim Bauch, Rochester Institute of Technology
Sarah Jane Pethybridge, Julie R. Kikkert, & Alan Lakso, School of Integrative Plant Science
Cornell Initiative for Digital Agriculture Seminar
Seminar: Tuesday July 17, 11:30 am -  1:00 pm, location TBD
Field Trip: Tuesday July 17, 1:30 am -  5:30 pm, Walnut Ridge Dairy Farm and Musgrave Farm, transportation provided
Register

Cornell Initiative for Digital Agriculture All-Faculty Meeting

Speakers:  CALS DEan Kathryn Boor, DA faculty leadership team, DA project updates from faculty and students
Cornell Initiative for Digital Agriculture
Talks: Wednesday, July 18, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, location TBD
Field Trip: Wednesday, July 18, 2:00 - 4:00 pm, Cornell University Ruminant Center, transportation provided
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Gene editing as a tool to advance improvement of underutilized crops

Joyce Van Eck, Plant Biology Section
BTI PGRP Summer Internship Seminar
Wednesday, July 18, 11:00 - 12:00, BTI Auditorium in Ithaca
 

Western NY field to Pint Tour

Gary Bergstrom and Mark Sorrells (SIPS), Mike Stanyard (CCE), Ted Hawley (NY Craft Malt), Jon Mager (Eli Fish Brewing)
Sponsors include New York Craft Malt, Cornell CALS, CCE
Wednesday, July 18, 6:00 - 9:00 pm, Batavia NY
 

Comparative analyses of leaf development

Mike Scanlon, Plant Biology Section
BTI PGRP Summer Internship Seminar
Wednesday, July 25, 11:00 - 12:00, BTI Auditorium in Ithaca

Host-Microbe Interactions at the Interface

Multiple speakers including SIPS faculty Adam Bogdanove and Maria Harrison
Cornell Institute of Host-Microbe Interactions and Disease - Summer Symposium 2018
July 26, 9:30 am - 5:00 pm, Baker Institute in Ithaca
Student/Postdoc Speakers - submit abstracts by July 15
 

Plantae.org Webinar at Boyce Thompson Institute

Plantae team from the American Society of Plant Biologists
Boyce Thompson Institute Event
Thursday, July 28, 12:00 pm
Sign up at community.plantae.org to begin crafting your profile

 

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.