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Seminars and Events

Note that SIPS Section seminars are generally videoconferenced using Zoom

SIPS Section Seminars for January 27 – 31

 

Agricultural Workforce Outlook: How Demographics, Technology, and Markets are Transforming Farm Labor

Richard Stup, Horticulture Section
Horticulture Section
Monday, January 27, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 404 Plant Science in Ithaca
 


The current status of herbicide resistance worldwide, in the US, and in New York State

Lynn Sosnoskie, Horticulture Section
Plant Pathology & Plant-Microbe Biology Section - AgriTech
Tuesday, January 28, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, A134 Barton Lab in Geneva
 


New Developments in Sweet Corn Endosperm Genetics and Plant Breeding in the Public Sector

William Tracy, University of Wisconsin, Madison
Plant Breeding & Genetics Section
Tuesday, January 28, 12:20 – 1:10 pm, 135 Emerson in Ithaca
 


No Seminar

Plant Pathology & Plant-Microbe Biology Section
Wednesday, January 29, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 404 Plant Science in Ithaca


Harnessing the Benefits of Cover Crops through Precision Management

Charlie White, Penn State University
Soil & Crop Sciences Section
Thursday, January 30, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 135 Emerson in Ithaca



Identification of gene networks that prepattern the blade/sheath boundary in the maize leaf

Josh Strable, Plant Biology Section
Plant Biology Section
Friday, January 31, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 404 Plant Science in Ithaca
 

SIPS Section Seminars for February 3 - 7


A new model for climacteric and non-climacteric fruit, leaves, and flowers

Susheng Gan, Plant Biology Section
Horticulture Section
Monday, February 3, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 404 Plant Science in Ithaca
 

TBA

Molly Cadle-Davidson, Advanced Biological Marketing
Plant Pathology & Plant-Microbe Biology Section - AgriTech
Tuesday, February 4, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm, A134 Barton Lab in Geneva
 


Building breeding support services for specialty breeders: challenges and opportunities

Moira Sheehan, Plant Breeding insights
Plant Breeding & Genetics Section
Tuesday, February 4, 12:20 – 1:10 pm, 135 Emerson in Ithaca
 


Quantitative PCR for Elucidating Biology, Host Interactions and Management of Erwinia amylovora and Identification of Colletotrichum spp. Causing Apple Bitter Rot in New York

Srdjan Acimovic, Plant Pathology & Plant-Microbe Biology Section
Wednesday, February 5, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 404 Plant Science in Ithaca
 


TBA

Bruno Gerard, Penn State University
Soil & Crop Sciences Section
Thursday, February 6, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 135 Emerson in Ithaca
 


No Seminar – recruitment weekend

Plant Biology Section
Friday, February 7, 12:20 - 1:10 pm, 404 Plant Science in Ithaca

Other seminars and events of interest for January 27 – February 7

 

The Lower Hanging Fruit: a new approach to field robotics for digital agriculture

Kirstin Petersen, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Cornell
Cornell Initiative for Digital Agriculture (CIDA)
Monday, January 27, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

 

Synthetic Plant Biology – Plant Biology Faculty Candidate Research Seminar

Engineering plant root structure using synthetic genetic regulation

Jennifer Brophy, Stanford University
Plant Biology Section
Monday, January 27, 12:20 – 1:10 pm, 135 Emerson in Ithaca

 

Scaling-up Agroforestry to Transform Landscapes, with Examples from Ecuador and Northeast USA

Louise Buck, Department of Natural Resources, Cornell
Department of Natural Resources
Tuesday, January 28, 3:30 – 4:30 pm, G24 Fernow Hall in Ithaca
 


Five Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf

Horticulture Section and Cornell Cinema
Thursday, January 30, 6:45 pm, Willard Straight Theater in Ithaca

 

Phenolic acid-degrading Paraburkholderia prime decomposition: the role of plant-derived phenolics in carbon and nitrogen cycling in forest soil

Roli Wilhelm, Soil and Crop Sciences, Cornell
Biogeochemistry, Environmental Sciences, and Sustainability (BESS)
Friday, January 31, 4:00 – 5:00 pm, A106 Corson Hall in Ithaca

 

Synthetic Plant Biology – Plant Biology Faculty Candidate Research Seminar
VipariNama: Reprogramming plants with RNA vectors

Arjun Khakhar, University of Minnesota
Plant Biology Section
Monday, February 3, 12:20 – 1:10 pm, 135 Emerson in Ithaca


Science Policy in the Face of Uncertainty: Policy Development in Alaska’s Boreal Forests

Martha Welbourn-Freemann, Division of Forestry, Alaska Department of Natural Resources
Department of Natural Resources
Tuesday, February 4, 3:30 – 4:30 pm, G24 Fernow Hall in Ithaca


The Garden

Horticulture Section and Cornell Cinema
Thursday, February 6, 6:45 pm, Willard Straight Theater in Ithaca


Darwin Days: LH Bailey Conservatory Tour

Robert Raguso, Neurobiology and Behavior
Paleontological Research Institute
Sunday, February 9, 2:00 – 3:00 pm, LH Bailey Conservatory in Ithaca
 

Save the Date: Synthetic Plant Biology – Plant Biology Faculty Candidate

Laura Gunn, Uppsala University
Monday, February 17, 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.