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Seminars and Events

 

SIPS Section Seminars April 22 - 26

Michela Centinari, Penn State University
Horticulture Section
Monday, April 22, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 404 Plant Science in Ithaca and by zoom to A134 Barton in Geneva
https://cornell.zoom.us/j/768606636

Verticillium wilt of potato caused by Verticillium dahliae: a soilborne pathogen that hides as an endophyte

Laura de Sol Bautista Jalon, Penn State University
Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section - AgriTech
Tuesday, April 23, 11:00 - 11:50 am, A134 Barton Lab in Geneva
https://cornell.zoom.us/j/720487672

Celebration of the 90th anniversary of the founding of the Maize Genetics Corporation newsletter at Cornell University

Lee Kass, Plant Breeding and Genetics
Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
Tuesday, April 23, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 135 Emerson in Ithaca
https://cornell.zoom.us/j/768606636

Four decades of probing plant-pathogen interactions: From pieces to the rules of the game 

Alan Collmer, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section
Wednesday, April 24, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 404 Plant Science Building
https://cornell.zoom.us/j/768606636

Ariel Mollhagen, Soil and Crop Sciences
Soil and Crop Sciences Section
Thursday, April 25, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 135 Emerson in Ithaca
https://cornell.zoom.us/j/768606636

Ecological genomics of transposable elements across space and time and base pairs

Jeff Ross-Ibarra, UC-Davis
Plant Biology Section
Friday, April 26, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 404 Plant Science in Ithaca
https://cornell.zoom.us/j/768606636 (contact Tara Reed tln2@cornell.edu about zooming Plant Bio seminars)
 

SIPS Section Seminars April 29 - May 3

Chris Dardick, USDA
Horticulture Section
Monday, April 29, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 404 Plant Science in Ithaca and by zoom to A134 Barton in Geneva
https://cornell.zoom.us/j/768606636

Impact of climate change on weed population dynamics and management

Tony DiTommaso, Soil and Crop Sciences
Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section - AgriTech
Tuesday, April 30, 11:00 - 11:50 am, A134 Barton Lab in Geneva
https://cornell.zoom.us/j/720487672


Graduate Student Seminars

Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
Tuesday, April 30, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 135 Emerson in Ithaca
https://cornell.zoom.us/j/768606636
 

Exploring the evolutionary history of the Cochliobolus heterostrophus Tox1 locus responsible for T-toxin production and the Southern Corn Leaf Blight Epidemic of 1970 

Jon Gonzalez, Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section
Wednesday, May 1, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 404 Plant Science Building
https://cornell.zoom.us/j/768606636

Troy Beldini, CAPES Brazil
Soil and Crop Sciences Section
Thursday, May 2, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 135 Emerson in Ithaca
https://cornell.zoom.us/j/768606636

Distinguished Speaker in Genome Biology

Epigenetic mechanisms of gene regulation in yeast, Arabidopsis, and maize 

Rob Martienssen, Cold Spring Harbor
School of Integrative Plant Science and Genome Biology Radical Collaboration Initiative
Friday, May 3, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, G10 Biotechnology Building in Ithaca and by Zoom to A137 Barton Lab in Geneva
https://cornell.zoom.us/j/768606636
View past speakers in this series at this link or contact Adam Bogdanove (ajb7)

Other seminars and events of interest for April 22- May 3

 

Conserving Native Orchids: An Earth Day Conversation

Dennis Whigham, Smithsonian Environmental Research Center
Cornell Botanic Gardens
Monday, April 22, 12:00 - 12:40, Nevin Welcome Center, Cornell Botanic Gardens in Ithaca

Building Climate Resilience for Greater US Security

Alice Hill, Hoover Institute
Cornell University Climate Change Seminar
Monday, April 22, 2:55 - 4:10 pm, 233 Plant Science in Ithaca

What makes a red potato red? Identifying amino acids that influence substrate specificity of potato DFR

Teddy Yesudasan, Plant Breeding and Genetics
Plant Breeding and Genetics Special Seminar
Tuesday, April 23, 3:00 - 3:30 pm, 135 Emerson in Ithaca

Gender Responsive Plant Breeding: Closing the Gap Between Genes and Gender

Hale Ann Tufan, Plant Breeding and Genetics
International Programs
Wednesday, April 24, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 135 Emerson in Ithaca

Cornell Organic Symposium

Speakers include: Matt Ryan, SIPS-SCS; Chuck Mohler, SIPS-SCS;  Bryan Brown, NYS-IPM; Laurie Drinkwater, SIPS-Hort; Crystal Stewart, CCE
Organic Production and Marketing Program Work Team
Wednesday, April 24, 1:00 – 5:00 pm, G10 Biotechnology Building in Ithaca
Register

Pachamama (Mother Earth): from object to subject, Nature's rights in the Ecuadorian Constitution

Ramiro Avila Santamaria, Constitutional Court of Ecuador
Cornell Law School Berger Lecture
Wednesday, April 24, 4:30 - 6:00 pm, 182 Myron Taylor Hall in Ithaca

Genetic basis of vitamin and mineral levels in fresh sweet corn kernels

Matheus Baseggio, Plant Breeding and Genetics
Plant Breeding and Genetics  Special Seminar
Thursday, April 25, 9:00 - 10:00 am, 135 Emerson in Ithaca

Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) advisory/stakeholder meeting

Cornell AgriTech, the Charles S. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management,  School of Integrative Plant Science, and the Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering
Friday, April 26, 8:30 am - 4:15 pm, Jordan Hall at Cornell AgriTech
Registration and additional information

CALS Day 2019

Featuring: Hortus Forum, Soil and Crop Sciences, Plant Science, Synapsis, SIPS, Cornell AgriTech, and muchmore!
Cornell College and Agriculture and Life Sciences
Friday, April 26, 2:00 - 4:00 pm, Ag Quad in Ithaca

Climate Wise Gardening: an EarthKeeping Fair

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County, Cornell Soil Health and others
Saturday, April 27, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Boynton Middle School in Ithaca
 

Adjusting the valves: fate and flexibility in stomatal development

Dominique Bergmann, Stanford University
Boyce Thompson Institute, Post Graduate Society
Monday, April 29, 12:20 - 1: 10 pm, BTI Auditorium in Ithaca
 

The Integral Design of Robots via Soft Material Composites

Robert Shepherd, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Cornell Initiative for Digital Agriculture
Monday, April 29, 11:45 am - 12:45 pm, 122 Gates Hall in Ithaca
Live Stream

The Ecology and Evolution of Host-Associated Microbiomes

Brendan Bohannan, University of Oregon

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Monday, April 29, 4:30 - 5:30 pm, G10 Biotechnology Building in Ithaca

 

Food Waste and What We Can Do About It

Tristram Stuart, Scholar, Entrepreneur and Activist
Messenger/University Lecture
Thursday, May 2, 5:30 - 6:30 pm, Call Auditorium in Kennedy Hall

Empowerment Retreat: Advocating for Gender Equity in Science

500 Women Scientists - Ithaca and Graduate Women in Science (website)
Friday, May 3, 3:00 - 6:00 pm, Saturday, May 4, 10:00 am - 3:30 pm, Cornell Vet School in Ithaca
Register (deadline May 1)

Changes in soil C and N cycling due to forest succession and multiple environmental stressors

Colin Fuss, Cary Institute
Biogeochemistry, Environmental Science, and Sustainability (BESS) Seminar
Friday, May 3, 4:00 - 5:00 pm, A106 Corson/Mudd in Ithaca

 

Chuck Nicholson, Dyson School
Horticulture Section Special Seminar
Wednesday, May 8, 4:00 - 5:00 pm, 404 Plant Science in Ithaca
 

SIPS-wide faculty meeting with Dean Kathryn Boor

School of Integrative Plant Science
Friday, May 10, 1:30 - @:30 pm, 404 Plant Science and by Zoom to A134 Barton Lab in Geneva
 

Crops, Culture and Climate Change in Cuba

PLSCI 4940 students
School of Integrative Plant Science and the Plant Sciences Major
Monday, May 13, 12:00 - 1:00 pm, 102 Mann Library in Ithaca


Operations Research in Plant Breeding Workshop

School of Integrative Plant Science
Monday, May 20 - Friday, May 24, 2019, 135 Emerson in Ithaca
Register here (deadline: Friday, May 10)

 

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.