The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

Past Plant Biology Seminars

Past Plant Biology Seminars

Upcoming Events
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December 4, 2017 - 12:10pm Neal Stewart, Jr.
(University of Tennessee)
Coordinated Gene Expression in Plants Using Synthetic Biology Platforms
108 Wartik Lab
November 27, 2017 - 12:10pm Kathryn Turner
(Penn State University)
Tracking the Evolution of a Plant Invasion Through Time and Space
108 Wartik Lab
November 13, 2017 - 12:10pm Aditi Bhat
(Penn State University)
RALF1-induced growth inhibition causes changes in vacuolar morphology in Arabidopsis roots
108 Wartik Lab
November 6, 2017 - 12:10pm Michael Udvardi
(Distinguished Lecturer - The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation)
Genetic and Genomic Approaches to Understanding and Improving Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation in Legumes
108 Wartik Lab
October 30, 2017 - 12:10pm Yannick Jacob CANCELLED
(Yale University)
Regulation of Chromatin Replication by Histone Variants
108 Wartik Lab
October 23, 2017 - 12:10pm Lua LopezPerez
(Penn State University)
From Classical Molecular Markers to Modern Genomics in Plant Evolutionary Ecology
108 Wartik Lab
October 16, 2017 - 12:10pm Julie Law
(Stalk Institute for Biological Sciences)
Establishing and Interpreting DNA Methylation
108 Wartik Lab
October 9, 2017 - 12:10pm Joseph Chappell
(University of Kentucky)
New Synthetic Platforms in Plants for Chemical Diversification
108 Wartik Lab
October 6, 2017 - 8:00am David D. Thomas, Ph.D., Professor of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Biophysics
(University of Minnesota)
Biophysical Society's 5th Central PA Regional Networking Meeting
Hershey Medical Center, University Conference Center, 500 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033
September 25, 2017 - 12:10pm Wanyan Wang
(Penn State University)
The Interplays Between Shrub Willow, a Bioenergy Crop, and Various Environmental Factors
108 Wartik Lab
September 18, 2017 - 12:10pm Ying Gu
(Penn State University)
Regulation of Cellulose Biosynthesis Through Cellulose Synthase Complex: What Have We Learned From Arabidopsis Thaliana?
108 Wartik Lab
August 28, 2017 - 12:10pm Seogchan Kang
(Penn State University)
Secretome-mediated Microbial Interactions in the Rhizosphere: A Poorly Understood Ecological Process Critical for Greening the Green Revolution
108 Wartik Lab
August 21, 2017 - 12:10pm Marcela Rojas-Pierce
(North Carolina State University)
Functional Interactions Between Vacuolar SNAREs and HOPS Mediate Plant Physiological Adaptations
108 Wartik Lab
May 9, 2017 - 11:00am Joe Mascaro
(Planet.com)
Daily Monitoring of the Land Surface of the Earth
Berg Auditorium - 100 Life Sciences Building
April 28, 2017 - 11:00am Nathanael Johnson
(Journalist from Berkeley, California)
STORYTELLING AND EVIDENCE: BROKERING PEACE BETWEEN NATURAL ENEMIES
233A HUB (HETZEL UNION BLDG)
April 27, 2017 - 6:30pm Nathanael Johnson
(Journalist from Berkeley, California )
WHAT IF WE PUT POVERTY FIRST?
100 LIFE SCIENCES BLDG (Berg Auditorium)
April 27, 2017 - 12:05pm Dr. Jianjun Cheng, PhD
(University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Addressing Delivery Challenges through Controlled Materials Design
135 Reber Building
April 24, 2017 - 12:10pm Dr. Jan Leach
(Colorado State University)
Pieces of the Phytobiome: Multitrophic and Environmental Influences on Plant Healt
108 Wartik Lab
April 17, 2017 - 12:10pm Dr. Breeanna Urbanowicz
(University of Georgia)
Elucidating the Mechanisms of Plant Biopolymer Production: From Genes to Function
108 Wartik Lab
April 10, 2017 - 12:10pm Dr. Marcela Rjas-Pierce CANCELLED
(North Carolina State University)
Functional Interactions Between Vacuolar SNAREs and HOPS Mediate Plant Physiological Adaptations
108 Wartik Lab
April 3, 2017 - 12:10pm Dr. Jean-Luc Jannink
(USDA & Cornell University)
Genomic Selection and Purging Genetic Load in Cassava, An Outcrossing Clonally Ropagated Crop
108 Wartik Lab
March 27, 2017 - 12:10pm Dr. Simon McQueen-Mason
(University of York, United Kingdom)
The Plant Biomass Digestibility Challenge; Improving Feedstock and Processes for Sustainable Biorefineries
108 Wartik Lab
March 20, 2017 - 12:10pm Dr. Federica Brandizzi
(Michigan State University)
The Plant Secretory Pathway: A formidable Biosynthetic Factory of the Cell
108 Wartik Lab
March 13, 2017 - 12:10pm Dr. Erin Connolly
(PSU)
Molecular Mechanisms of Iron Uptake and Compartmentalization in Arabidopsis
108 Wartik Lab
February 27, 2017 - 12:10pm Bastian Minkenberg
(PSU)
Elucidating the Function of Rice MAP Kinase Family Members with New Genome-editing Tools
108 Wartik Lab
February 20, 2017 - 12:10pm Dr. Craig Barrett
(West Virginia University)
Plastid Genome Evolution in Mycoheterotrophic Orchids
108 Wartik Lab
February 11, 2017 - 11:00am Dr. Peter J. Hudson
(Huck Institute for the Life Sciences - Penn State University)
2017 Penn State Lectures on the Frontiers of Science
100 Thomas Building, Penn State
February 6, 2017 - 12:10pm Dr. Jared Ali
(PSU)
Multi-trophic Interactions and the Chemical Ecology of Plant Defenses in Above and Below Ground Contexts
108 Wartik Lab
January 30, 2017 - 12:10pm Dr. Hong Ma
(PSU)
Rosaceae Nuclear Phylogeny and Fruit Type Evolution in the Context of Geological Times and Genome Duplications
108 Wartik Lab
December 5, 2016 - 12:10pm Federica Brandizzi (CANCELLED)
(Michigan State University)
The Plant Secretory Pathway: A Formidable Biosynthetic Factory of the Cell
108 Wartik Lab
December 1, 2016 - 3:00pm John T. Lang
(Occidental College in Los Angeles, Californica)
The Tension Between Idealism & Doom:Our Future with Genetically Modified Food
Foster Auditorium Pattee Library
November 28, 2016 - 12:10pm Feng Wang
(Penn State)
New Insights Into the Biogenesis and Function of Plant Heterochromatic SiRNAs
108 Wartik Lab
November 14, 2016 - 12:10pm Ning Zheng
(University of Washington)
Targeting Ubiquitin Ligases: Plant Hormones, Metabolites, and Therapeutic Drugs
108 Wartik Lab
November 7, 2016 - 12:10pm L. Jamie Lamit
(Michigan Technological University)
What's Hidden in the Hog? Sequencing the Peatland Microbiome From Individual Plants to the Globe
108 Wartik Lab
October 31, 2016 - 12:10pm Yue Rui
(Penn State)
Balancing Strength and Flexibility: Functional Analyses of Guard Cell Walls that Underlie Stomatal Dynamics in Arabidopsis Thaliana
108 Wartik Lab
October 24, 2016 - 12:10pm Cody DePew
(Penn State)
Regulation and Downstream Effects of Auxin-induced Ion Signaling in Roots
108 Wartik Lab
October 10, 2016 - 12:10pm Dr. Dina St. Clair
(University of California, Davis)
Genetic Dissection of Quantitative Traits in Wild Tomato
108 Wartik Lab
October 3, 2016 - 12:10pm Yunqing Yu
(Penn State)
The Function of the Arabidopsis Heterotrimeric G Protein Beta Subunit, AGB1, in Salinity Tolerance
108 Wartik Lab
September 19, 2016 - 12:10pm Ming-Yang Ho
(Penn State)
Far-red Light Photoacclimation in Terrestrial Cyanobacteria
108 Wartik Lab
September 12, 2016 - 12:10pm Johan Leveau
(University of California, Davis)
(Inter)Activities in the Phytobiome
108 Wartik Lab
August 29, 2016 - 12:10pm Scott Poethig
(University of Pennsylvania)
MiRNAs, Histones, and Evolution of Shoot Maturation in Plants
108 Wartik Lab
May 2, 2016 - 12:10pm Ian Graham
(University of York, UK)
Molecular Breeding of Medicinal Crops and Discoveries Along the Way
W203 Millennium Science Complex
April 25, 2016 - 12:10pm Shu Li
(Penn State University)
Biochemical and Functional Studies of S-RNase-Based Self-Incompatibility in Petunia Inflata
108 Wartk Lab
April 18, 2016 - 12:10pm Shan Jin
(Penn State University)
Maize NAM (nested-association mapping) Founder Lines Exhibit Diverse Responses to Caterpillar Feeding
108 Wartk Lab
April 11, 2016 - 12:10pm Lina Castano-Duque
(Penn State University)
Plant Bio-Wars: Protein Networks Reveal Tissue-Specific Defense Strategies
108 Wartk Lab
April 4, 2016 - 12:10pm Zhenzhen Yang
(Penn State University)
Horizontal Gene Transfer in Parasitic Plants
108 Wartk Lab
March 28, 2016 - 12:10pm Bjartmar Sveinbjörnsson
(University of Alaska, Anchorage)
What Controls the Position of Boreal Treelines: Simple Question - Complex Answers
108 Wartk Lab
March 21, 2016 - 12:10pm Dr. David Ehrhardt (Distinguished Lecturer)
(Carnegie Institution for Science, Stanford University)
Linking Environmental Signaling to Interphase Cytoskeletal Reorganization and Function in Higher Plant Cells
108 Wartk Lab
March 14, 2016 - 12:10pm Yaniv Brandvain
(University of Minnesota)
Speciation and the Mating System
108 Wartk Lab
February 29, 2016 - 12:10pm Thomas McCarthy
(Penn State University)
Deeply-Conserved Pectin-Modifying Genes Provide Insight into Plant Cell Wall Evolution
108 Wartk Lab
February 22, 2016 - 12:10pm Molly Hanlon
(Penn State University)
Understanding Rice Root Hair Control Using Genome Wide Association Studies (GWAS)
108 Wartk Lab
February 15, 2016 - 12:10pm Stephen Long
(University of Illinois)
Feeding and Fueling the World from Crops.  Will it be Possible in 2050?
108 Wartk Lab
February 8, 2016 - 12:10pm Carolyn Rasmussen
(University of California)
Division Plane Orientation in Plant Cells
108 Wartk Lab
February 1, 2016 - 12:10pm Nathan Johnson
(Penn State University)
Insights into Small RNA Sequencing Alignment
108 Wartk Lab
January 25, 2016 - 12:10pm Hong Ma
(Fudan University)
The AP2-domain Protein TOE1 Interacts with CO and Inhibits Its Activity in Promoting the Expression of FT to Prevent Premature Flowering
108 Wartk Lab
December 7, 2015 - 12:10pm Jesse Lasky
(Penn State University)
The Genomic Basis of Local Adaptation and Adaptive Trait Variation
108 Wartik Lab
November 30, 2015 - 12:10pm Markus Pauly
(University of California , Berkeley)
Plant Cell Walls: Biosynthesis, Structure, and Resource for Biofuels
108 Wartik Lab
November 16, 2015 - 12:10pm Tim Gookin
(Penn State University)
What Happens When Wild Type Gets Wild? G-proteins Take Control.
108 Wartik Lab
November 9, 2015 - 12:10pm Gabriele Monshausen
(Penn State University)
Putting on the Breaks - The Role of Calcium in Limiting Cell Expansion
108 Wartik Lab
November 2, 2015 - 12:10pm Kameron Wittmeyer
(Penn State University)
Characterization of Maize Modifiers Acting in Distinct Chromatin Related Silencing Pathways
108 Wartik Lab
October 26, 2015 - 12:10pm Chaowen Xiao
(Penn State University)
Analyzing the Impacts of Cell Wall Matrix Polymer Biosynthesis and Modification on Plant Growth and Development
108 Wartik Lab
October 19, 2015 - 12:10pm Gitta Coaker
(University of California, Davis)
A Tale of Two Kinases: The Role of Protein Phosphorylation in Relating Plant Immune Responses
108 Wartik Lab
October 12, 2015 - 12:10pm Xuehua Zhong
(University of Wisconsin, Madison)
DNA Methylation and Histone Modification in Chromatin Structure and Environmental Gene Regulation
108 Wartik Lab
October 5, 2015 - 12:10pm Daniel Voytas, Distinguished Lecture
(University of Minnesota)
Precision Genome Engineering and Agriculture
108 Wartik Lab
September 28, 2015 - 12:10pm Hong-Gu Kang
(Texas State University)
Arabidopsis MORC1 is Associated with a Subset of Transposable Elements Proximal to Defense Genes
108 Wartik Lab
September 21, 2015 - 12:10pm Joe Kieber
(The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Cytokinin signaling: Two-components and More
108 Wartik Lab
September 14, 2015 - 12:10pm Craig Pikaard
(Indiana University)
Epigenetic Inheritance and RNA-directed DNA Methylation
108 Wartik Lab
August 31, 2015 - 12:10pm Saima Shahid
(Penn State University)
Annotating Mobile Small RNAs Exchanged Between Parasitic Plants and Their Hosts
108 Wartik Lab
April 27, 2015 - 12:10pm Rodrigo Gutierrez
(Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile)
Multiple Layers and Mechanisms of Control Por Plant Nitrogen Acquisition
108 Wartik Lab
April 20, 2015 - 12:10pm Georgia Drakakaki
(University of California, Davis)
Post-Golgi Trafficking During Cytokinesis and Plant Morphogenesis
108 Wartik Lab
April 13, 2015 - 12:10pm Harry Klee
(University of Florida)
What We¹ve Learned While Fixing Flavor in the Tasteless Industrial Tomato: How and Why Does a Plant Make all Those Interesting Chemicals?
108 Wartik Lab
April 6, 2015 - 12:10pm CANCELLED - Daniel Zilberman
(University of California, Berkeley)
Molecular Co-evolution of Genomes and Chromatin
108 Wartik Lab
March 23, 2015 - 12:10pm Beronda Montgomery
(MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory)
Spatiotemporal Phytochrome-Dependent Regulation of Photosynthesis and Growth
108 Wartik Lab
March 16, 2015 - 12:10pm Eduardo Somarriba
(CATIE)
Farming with Trees in Central America. Can we Link Basic Science with Farming?
108 Wartik Lab
March 2, 2015 - 12:10pm Anne Klodd
(Penn State University)
Grapevine Growth is Limited by Marked Changes in Root Distribution in Response to Cover Cropping
108 Wartik Lab
February 23, 2015 - 12:10pm CANCELLED - Hong-Gu Kang
(Texas State University)
Arabidopsis MORC1/CRT1 Modulates the Genome Accessibility of Defense-Associated Genes Under Biotic Stress 
108 Wartik Lab
February 16, 2015 - 12:10pm Adrienne Roeder
(Cornell University)
Cell Size and Organ Size in Arabidopsis Sepals
108 Wartik Lab
February 9, 2015 - 12:10pm Hong Ma
(Penn State University / Fudan University)
Resolution of Flowering Plant Relationships and Implications on the Geological Timescale of Major Angiosperm Lineages
108 Wartik Lab
February 2, 2015 - 12:10pm Lei Lei
(Penn State University)
TBA
108 Wartik Lab
January 16, 2015 - 12:15pm Eva Pell
(Penn State University)
Smithsonian Science: It's not just about Museums on the Mall
213 Bouckhout Lab
December 8, 2014 - 12:10pm Cristina Rosa
(Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology, Penn State University)
Molecular Plant Interactions of Ourmia Melon Virus
108 Wartik Laboratory
December 5, 2014 - 12:20pm Andrew Leakey
(Department of Plant Biology, Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois)
How Much will Elevated CO2 Offset C3 Crop Yield Losses in a Hotter, Drier Future?
101 Ag Sci. Ind.
December 1, 2014 - 12:10pm CANCELLED - Georgia Drakakaki
(Department of Plant Sciences, University of California, Davis)
Post-Golgi Trafficking During Cytokinesis and Plant Morphogenesis
108 Wartik Laboratory
November 17, 2014 - 3:35pm Darrell Desveaux
(Department of Cell and Systems Biology, University of Toronto)
Type III Effectors and the Plant Immune Response
112 Buckhout
November 10, 2014 - 12:15pm Yinong Yang
(Department of Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology, Penn State University)
CRISPR-Cas9 mediated genome editing technology for plant functional genomics and precision breeding
108 Wartik Laboratory
November 3, 2014 - 12:15pm Daniel McClosky
(Plant Biology Ph.D. Program, Penn State University)
Imaging Cell Wall Component Delivery Using Click Chemistry
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 27, 2014 - 12:15pm A. Lacey Samuels
(Department of Botany, University of British Columbia)
Cell Biology of Lignification
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 20, 2014 - 12:15pm Elizabeth Haswell
(Department of Biology, Washington University in St. Louis)
Smarty Plants: How Molecules, Cells and Organisms Sense and Respond to Mechanical Force
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 13, 2014 - 12:15pm Magdalena Bezanilla
(Department of Biology, University of Massachusetts Amherst)
Actin and Myosin VIII Steer Plant Cell Division
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 6, 2014 - 12:10pm Yufan Zhang
(Plant Biology Ph.D. Program, Penn State University)
Activation of Embryogenic Chain Reaction During Somatic Embryogenesis in Theobroma Cacao
108 Wartik Laboratory
September 29, 2014 - 12:10pm Chang-Jun Liu
(Biological, Environmental & Climate Sciences Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory)
Plant Cell Wall Biogenesis, Structure and Functions: Biosynthesis, Regulation and Manipulation of Phenolic Units Incorporated into Cell Wall Polymers
108 Wartik Laboratory
September 15, 2014 - 12:10pm Kirsten Bomblies
(Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University)
Adaptation of Meiosis to Whole Genome Duplication
108 Wartik Laboratory
April 28, 2014 - 12:10pm Shou-Wei Ding
(University of California, Riverside)
RNAi-mediated Antiviral Immunity in Plants and Animals
108 Wartik Laboratory
April 21, 2014 - 12:10pm James Tumlinson
(Penn State University)
Dynamic Nature of Plant Volatile Release in Response to Insect Herbivory
108 Wartik Laboratory
April 14, 2014 - 12:10pm Jose Dinneny
(Carnegie Institution for Science)
A Spatio-Temporal Understanding of Roots and Their Environment
108 Wartik Laboratory
April 7, 2014 - 12:10pm Swayamjit Ray
(Penn State University)
Caterpillar Frass Induces Plant Defense Responses
108 Wartik Laboratory
March 31, 2014 - 12:10pm Penglin Sun
(Penn State University)
Functional Studies of S-RNase-Based Self-Incompatibility in Petunia inflata
108 Wartik Laboratory
March 24, 2014 - 12:10pm Ann Loraine
(University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
Splicing Under Stress: RNA-Seq Analysis of Alternative Splicing in Arabidopsis
108 Wartik Laboratory
March 17, 2014 - 12:10pm Timothy McNellis
(Penn State University)
Tales from the Plant-Bacterial Interface of Fire Blight Disease
108 Wartik Laboratory
March 3, 2014 - 12:10pm Sixue Chen
(University of Florida)
Protein Redox Regulation in Guard Cell Hormone Signal Transduction
108 Wartik Laboratory
February 24, 2014 - 12:10pm Sebastian Bednarek
(University of Wisconsin)
Seeing Stars: Conserved and Plant-Specific Clathrin-Coated Vesicle Machinery in Cytokinesis and Cell Expansion
108 Wartik Laboratory
February 17, 2014 - 12:10pm Kathleen Brown
(Penn State University)
Root Anatomical Traits for Tolerance to Abiotic Stress
108 Wartik Laboratory
February 3, 2014 - 12:10pm Hong Ma
(Penn State University/Fudan University)
Functional and Molecular Evolutionary Analyses of bHLH Proteins Important for Anther and Pollen Development
108 Wartik Laboratory
January 27, 2014 - 12:10pm Mary Gehring
(Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Epigenetic Reprogramming During Plant Reproduction
108 Wartik Laboratory
December 9, 2013 - 12:10pm Ann Loraine
(University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
Splicing Under Stress: RNA-Seq Analysis of Alternative Splicing in Arabidopsis
108 Wartik Laboratory
December 2, 2013 - 12:10pm Andrew G Stephenson
(Penn State)
Impacts of Host Plant Inbreeding on Oviposition, Larval Growth, and Adult Flight Performance of a Specialist Herbivore of Solanum carolinense
108 Wartik Laboratory
November 18, 2013 - 12:10pm Adam Bogdanove
(Cornell University)
The Effects of TAL Effectors on Plant Genomes, and Vice-Versa
108 Wartik Laboratory
November 11, 2013 - 12:10pm Angel Ferrero-Serrano
(Penn State)
Characterization of Drought Tolerance in Heterotrimeric G Protein Mutants
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 28, 2013 - 12:10pm Janet Braam
(Rice University)
Plant Defense: Roles for Touch and Time
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 21, 2013 - 12:10pm Michael Robbins
(Penn State)
Abiotic and Developmental Modifications Through Transgenerational Inheritance
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 14, 2013 - 12:10pm Duncan Cameron
(University of Sheffield)
Vegetal Vampire or Grassland Guardian? How Does the Parasitic Plant Rhinanthus minor Influences Host Communities?
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 7, 2013 - 12:10pm David Clark
(University of Florida)
Regulation of Floral Volatile Synthesis in Petunia
108 Wartik Laboratory
September 30, 2013 - 12:10pm Erik Nielsen
(University of Michigan)
The Role of CSLD Proteins During Polarized Cell Wall Deposition in Arabidopsis
108 Wartik Laboratory
September 23, 2013 - 12:10pm Mark Tester
(King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia)
Understanding and Engineering Salinity Tolerance in Cereals
108 Wartik Laboratory
September 16, 2013 - 12:10pm Peggy G Lemaux
(University of California, Berkeley)
TRX Secrets: Modifying Thioredoxin in Cereals Leads to Unexpected Grain Improvements - So Where Are They?
108 Wartik Laboratory
September 9, 2013 - 12:10pm Lei Lei
(Penn State)
Towards the Missing Link Between Cellulose Synthase Complexes and Cortical Microtubles
108 Wartik Laboratory
April 22, 2013 - 12:10pm Ranjandeep Sekhon
(University of Wisconsin)
Systems Approaches to Investigate the Role of Source-Sink Relationships in Senescence
108 Wartik Laboratory
April 15, 2013 - 12:10pm Cristian Danna
(Harvard University)
Title to be announced
108 Wartik Laboratory
April 15, 2013 - 12:10pm Lei Lei
(Penn State)
Towards the Missing Link Between Cellulose Synthase Complexes and Cortical Microtubles
108 Wartik Laboratory
April 8, 2013 - 12:10pm Christopher Staiger
(Purdue University)
Turning Over Tracks: Stochastic Dynamics of Actin Filaments in Living Plant Cells
108 Wartik Laboratory
April 1, 2013 - 12:10pm Seogchan Kang
(Penn State)
Enhancement of Plant Growth and Stress Resistance by Fungal Volatile Organic Compounds: A Novel Mechanism Underpinning Plant-Fungal Interactions
108 Wartik Laboratory
March 25, 2013 - 12:10pm Han-Wei Shih
(Penn State)
Touch and Go: Plant Mechanical Signal Transduction
108 Wartik Laboratory
March 18, 2013 - 12:10pm Michael Axtell
(Penn State)
Progress Towards Comprehensive Annotation of Plant Small RNA Genes
108 Wartik Laboratory
March 11, 2013 - 12:10pm Zheng-Hua Ye
(University of Georgia)
Genetic and Biochemical Studies of Secondary Cell Wall Biosynthesis in Plants
108 Wartik Laboratory
February 25, 2013 - 12:10pm Xiuren Zhang
(Texas A&M University)
RNA Silencing and Plant Stem Cell
108 Wartik Laboratory
February 18, 2013 - 12:10pm Joshua Der
(Penn State)
The Amborella Trichopoda Genome Sheds Light on Angiosperm Evolution
108 Wartik Laboratory
February 11, 2013 - 12:10pm Vincent Chiang
(North Carolina State University)
Systems Regulation of Wood Cell Wall Formation
108 Wartik Laboratory
February 4, 2013 - 12:10pm Hong Ma
(Penn State)
Analysis of a Highly Conserved DNA Replication Factor Reveals a Novel and Crucial Role For Lagging Strand DNA Synthesis in Meiotic Recombination
108 Wartik Laboratory
January 28, 2013 - 12:10pm Jay Hollick
(Ohio State University)
Non-Mendelian Inheritance of Epigenetic Variation
108 Wartik Laboratory
January 14, 2013 - 12:10pm Charles Anderson
(Penn State)
Rising Above The Crowd: Identification of Wall-Related Genes that Confer Enhanced Growth in Arabidopsis Thaliana
108 Wartik Laboratory
December 10, 2012 - 12:10pm Kanwarpal S Dhugga
(Pioneer Hi-Bred International Inc)
Biochemical and Genetic Avenues to Improve N Use Efficiency in Maize
108 Wartik Laboratory
December 3, 2012 - 12:10pm Biswa Ranjan Acharya
(Penn State)
Protein Interaction Network in Guard Cell ABA Signaling
108 Wartik Laboratory
November 26, 2012 - 12:10pm Tian Zhang
(Penn State)
Real Time AFM Imaging of Plant Cell Wall Microfibril Dynamics
108 Wartik Laboratory
November 12, 2012 - 12:10pm Qikun Liu
(Penn State)
Testing the Complementarity Requirements of Plant MicroRNA Target Interactions
108 Wartik Laboratory
November 5, 2012 - 12:10pm Keiko Torii
(University of Washington)
Mix and Match: Ligand-Receptor Pairs Specifying Stomatal Development and Beyond
108 Wartik Laboratory
November 5, 2012 - 12:10pm Charles Anderson
(Penn State)
Rising Above the Crowd: Identification of Wall-Related Genes that Confer Enhanced Growth in Arabidopsis thaliana
108 Wartik Laboratory
November 2, 2012 - 3:35pm Jochen Zimmer
(University of Virginia)
Structural Basis for Cellulose Synthesis and Membrane Translocation
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 22, 2012 - 12:10pm Yiliang Ding
(Penn State)
In Vivo Measurement of Structural RNAs in Planta
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 15, 2012 - 12:10pm Michele C Loewen
(National Research Council, Plant Biotechnology Institute)
A Chemical Proteomics Approach to the Identification of Abscisic Acid-Interacting Proteins
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 8, 2012 - 12:10pm Seth DeBolt
(University of Kentucky)
Chemical and Genetic Dissection of Cellulose Biosynthesis
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 1, 2012 - 12:10pm Liyana Sukiran
(Penn State)
The Function of a NAC Family Gene in Arabidopsis Inflorescence Development Under Drought
108 Wartik Laboratory
September 27, 2012 - 4:00pm Jian-Kang Zhu
(Purdue University)
Dynamic Regulation of DNA Methylation in Plants
100 Life Sciences Building, Berg Auditorium
September 17, 2012 - 12:10pm Tom Slewinski
(Cornell University)
Origins and Genetics of Kranz Anatomy and C4 Anatomical Traits in Maize
108 Wartik Laboratory
September 10, 2012 - 12:10pm Theodoor (Ted) Turlings
(University of Neuchaatel, Switzerland)
Plant-Mediated Tritrophic Interactions in the Rhizosphere
108 Wartik Laboratory
April 23, 2012 - 12:10pm Andy Pereira
(University of Arkansas)
Gene Regulatory Networks Associated with Yield and Drought Response in Rice
108 Wartik Laboratory
April 16, 2012 - 12:10pm Sally Mackenzie
(University of Nebraska)
Organellar Influence on Developmental Reprogramming in Plants
108 Wartik Laboratory
April 9, 2012 - 12:10pm Brett Tyler
(Oregon State University)
From Genomics to Effectors: How Oomycetes and Fungi Cause Disease
108 Wartik Laboratory
April 2, 2012 - 12:10pm Qing Mao
(Penn State)
The Polyploid Origin of Annual Bluegrass
108 Wartik Laboratory
March 27, 2012 - 4:00pm Malcolm Bennett
(University of Nottingham)
Root gravitropism: a long and bending road
100 Life Sciences Building, Berg Auditorium
March 26, 2012 - 12:10pm Josh Herr
(Penn State)
Is Plant Health Linked to Below-Ground Soil Microbial Diversity?
108 Wartik Laboratory
March 19, 2012 - 12:10pm Gabriele Monshausen
(Penn State)
Calcium Signatures in Root Mechanical and Hormone Signaling
108 Wartik Laboratory
March 12, 2012 - 12:10pm Mark Mescher
(Penn State)
New Directions in the Chemical Ecology of Plant-Insect Interactions
108 Wartik Laboratory
February 27, 2012 - 12:10pm Joe Louis
(Penn State)
Molecular Basis of Plant Defense Against Insects
108 Wartik Laboratory
February 20, 2012 - 12:10pm Patompong Khwan Saengwilai
(Penn State)
Root Anatomical Traits for Efficient Nitrogen Acquisition
108 Wartik Laboratory
February 13, 2012 - 12:10pm David Eissenstat
(Penn State)
Assessing Ecophysiological Functions in the Fine Roots of Woody Plants
108 Wartik Laboratory
February 6, 2012 - 12:10pm Bob Sharp
(University of Missouri)
Root Growth under Water Deficits: Physiological Complexity and Coordination
108 Wartik Laboratory
January 23, 2012 - 12:10pm Daniel Zilberman
(University of California, Berkeley)
The Evolution of Eukaryotic DNA Methylation
108 Wartik Laboratory
December 5, 2011 - 12:10pm Rupesh Kariyat
(Penn State)
Effects of Genetic Variation and Inbreeding on Plant-Insect Interactions in Horsenettle (Solanum carolinense L)
108 Wartik Laboratory
November 28, 2011 - 12:10pm Bob Sharp
(University of Missouri)
Title to be announced
108 Wartik Laboratory
November 14, 2011 - 12:10pm Claude dePamphilis
(Penn State)
Plants that Eat Other Plants: Evolutionary and Functional Genomics of Parasitic Plants
108 Wartik Laboratory
November 7, 2011 - 12:10pm June Kwak
(University of Maryland)
Genetic Dissection of ABA and Calcium Signaling in Guard Cells
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 31, 2011 - 12:10pm Kabin Xie
(Penn State)
Crosstalk between CDPK and MAPK Pathways during Rice Stress Response
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 24, 2011 - 12:10pm Olga Zabotina
(Iowa State University)
New Insights Into Xyloglucan Biosynthesis and Structural Role in Cell Wall Organization
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 20, 2011 - 4:00pm Marjori Matzke
(Gregor Mendel Institute, Vienna, Austria)
RNA directed DNA Methylation in Arabidopsis
100 Life Sciences Building, Berg Auditorium
October 17, 2011 - 12:10pm Mike Blatt
(University of Glasgow, UK)
Guard Cell Systems Modeling with Real Predictive Power
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 10, 2011 - 12:10pm Autar Mattoo
(USDA-ARS, Belsville, MD)
Polyamines: Old Molecules with Newly Discovered Cellular-Molecular Connections
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 3, 2011 - 12:10pm Shi-You Ding
(National Renewable Energy Laboratory)
Cellulose Biosynthesis and Biodegradation
108 Wartik Laboratory
September 26, 2011 - 12:10pm Zhao Su
(Penn State)
Title to be announced
108 Wartik Laboratory
September 19, 2011 - 12:10pm Teh Hui Kao
(Penn State)
S-RNase-Based Self-Incompatibility: A Complex Non-Self Recognition System Between Pollen and Pistil
108 Wartik Laboratory
September 1, 2011 - 4:00pm Philip Benfey
(Duke Institute for Genome Sciences & Policy)
Development rooted in interwoven networks
100 Life Sciences Building, Berg Auditorium
August 29, 2011 - 12:10pm Jose Estevez
(University of Buenos Aires)
The sweet growth of plant cells
108 Wartik Laboratory
April 25, 2011 - 12:10pm Mark Guiltinan
(Penn State University)
The Genome of Theobroma cacao: Evolutionary and Functional Analysis
108 Wartik Laboratory
April 18, 2011 - 12:10pm Erh-Min Lai
(Academica Sinica, Taipei Taiwan)
Count to 6: What is Type VI Secretion Doing in Agrobacterium-plant Interactions
108 Wartik Laboratory
April 11, 2011 - 12:10pm Ceyda Coruh
(Penn State University)
Nuclear Transcriptional Landscape of RNA-directed DNA Methylation in Arabidopsis
108 Wartik Laboratory
April 4, 2011 - 12:10pm Marisa Otegui
(University of Wisconsin, Madison)
Endosomal Trafficking in Plant Development
108 Wartik Laboratory
March 28, 2011 - 12:10pm Frank White
(Kansas State University)
Nature s Molecular Microbiologist: Xanthomonas Mines the Rice Genome
108 Wartik Laboratory
March 21, 2011 - 12:10pm Wen-Po Chuang
(Penn State University)
Caterpillar Salivation: Why is it Good for Plant?
108 Wartik Laboratory
March 14, 2011 - 12:10pm Tobias Baskin
(University of Massachusetts, Amherst)
Hewing the Straight and Narrow: Maintaining Polarity in the Root of Arabidopsis thaliana
108 Wartik Laboratory
February 28, 2011 - 12:10pm Timothy McNellis
(Penn State University)
Molecular Mechanisms of Bacterial Disease in Apple, Onion, and Arabidopsis
108 Wartik Laboratory
February 21, 2011 - 12:10pm Anushree Sengupta
(Penn State University)
Identification of Glycosyl Hydrolase Family 1 (GH1) Genes Acting on Monolignol Substrates in Poplar and Loblolly Pine
108 Wartik Laboratory
February 17, 2011 - 4:00pm Joanne Chory
(Salk Institute)
Structural Studies Reveal the Mechanism of Activation of a Cell Surface Steroid Receptor
100 Life Sciences (Berg Auditorium)
February 7, 2011 - 12:10pm Hong Ma
(Penn State University)
Arabidopsis Receptor-linked Protein Kinases and Transcriptional Regulators Play Essential Roles in Controlling Anther Cell Division and Differentiation Required for Male Fertility
108 Wartik Laboratory
January 31, 2011 - 12:10pm Yong Bum Park
(Penn State)
Does XyG Really Tether Cellulose in Primary Cell Walls? (Mechanical Studies Using a Xyloglucan Deficient Mutant and GH12 Family Enzymes)
108 Wartik Laboratory
January 24, 2011 - 12:10pm Nick Georgelis
(Penn State University)
Lessons from the Structure-function Analysis of a Bacterial Expansin
108 Wartik Laboratory
December 6, 2010 - 12:10pm Pingli Lu
(Penn State)
Uncovering the transcriptome landscape in Arabidopsis male meiocyte using high-throughput sequencing
108 Wartik Laboratory
November 29, 2010 - 12:10pm Siela Maximova
(Penn State)
Genetic and Physiological Mechanisms of Fungal Symbiont-Induced Resistance in Theobroma cacao L.
108 Wartik Laboratory
November 15, 2010 - 12:10pm PoHao Wang
(Penn State)
Maize Unstable Factor for Orange1 is Involved in Tissue-Specific Gene Silencing and Paramutation
108 Wartik Laboratory
November 8, 2010 - 12:10pm John Carlson
(Penn State)
Forest Health Genomics
108 Wartik Laboratory
November 1, 2010 - 12:10pm Ralph Quatrano
(Washington University in St. Louis)
What Can the Moss Physcomitrella Tell Us About Tip Growth and Tolerance to Drought Stress?
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 25, 2010 - 12:10pm Eric Richards
(Boyce Thompson Institute)
Epigenetics and Nuclear Organization
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 18, 2010 - 12:10pm Roger Innes
(Indiana University)
Molecular Mechanisms Underlying Pathogen Recognition in Plants
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 11, 2010 - 12:10pm Ceyda Coruh
(Penn State)
Title to be announced
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 11, 2010 - 12:10pm Michael Axtell
(Penn State)
The functions of very old and very young microRNAs in plants
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 4, 2010 - 12:10pm Loren Honaas
(Penn State)
The Front Line: Transcriptome Analysis at the Parasite-Host Interface in the Orobanchaceae
108 Wartik Laboratory
September 27, 2010 - 12:10pm Dawn Luthe
(Penn State)
Lessons from Mother Nature: What We Have Learned from Herbivore Resistant Maize
108 Wartik Laboratory
September 20, 2010 - 12:10pm John Golbeck
(Penn State)
The Evolution of Type I Reaction Centers: Response to the Onset of Oxygenic Photosynthesis
108 Wartik Laboratory
September 13, 2010 - 12:10pm Gregg Howe
(Michigan State University)
Mechanism of Jasmonate Perception by the COI1-JAZ Receptor
108 Wartik Laboratory
August 30, 2010 - 12:10pm Daniel Cosgrove
(Penn State)
Highlights from (i) the Center for Lignocellulose Structure and Formation and (ii) ChloroFilms 2010: Plant Biology Videos on YouTube
108 Wartik Laboratory
April 26, 2010 - 12:10pm Dihong Lu
(Penn State)
Hunting for Substrates of ASK1-Containing E3 Ubiquitin Ligases by Proteomics
108 Wartik Laboratory
April 19, 2010 - 12:10pm R. Keith Slotkin
(Ohio State University)
Germ Cell-Specific Epigenetic Activation and Silencing of Transposable Elements in Plants
108 Wartik Laboratory
April 12, 2010 - 12:10pm Christopher Taylor
(Ohio State University)
Tales from the Underground: Parasitism and Pathogenesis of Root Biotrophs
108 Wartik Laboratory
April 5, 2010 - 12:10pm Andrea Skirpan
(Penn State)
Auxin Regulation of Maize Inflorescence Development
108 Wartik Laboratory
March 29, 2010 - 12:10pm Susan McCouch
(Cornell University)
Genetic Isolation, Divergence and Gene Flow in O. sativa
108 Wartik Laboratory
March 22, 2010 - 12:10pm Staffan Persson
(University of Potsdam, Germany)
A Systems Approach to Cellulose Biosynthesis
108 Wartik Laboratory
March 15, 2010 - 12:10pm Matthew Kinkade
(Penn State)
Identification, Verification, and Fine Mapping of lyc12.1: A New Gene that Increases Fruit Lycopene Content in Tomato
108 Wartik Laboratory
March 1, 2010 - 12:10pm Brian Gregory
(University of Pennsylvania)
Utilizing High-Throughput Sequencing Technology to Study RNA Silencing
108 Wartik Laboratory
February 22, 2010 - 12:10pm Zachary Lippman
(Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory)
Mechanisms of Reproductive Success in Plants
108 Wartik Laboratory
February 15, 2010 - 11:30am Marilyn Roossinck
(The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation)
Virus Ecology from Pathogens to Mutualists
108 Wartik Laboratory, CG623 Hershey
February 8, 2010 - 12:10pm John Golbeck
(Penn State University)
This event has been canceled
February 8, 2010 - 12:10pm Donald Bryant
(Penn State)
Photosynthesis in the (near) Dark: Biosynthesis of Bacteriochlorophyll c and its Structure in the Supramolecular Nanotubes in Chlorosomes
February 1, 2010 - 12:10pm Thomas Peterson
(Iowa State University)
Transposon-Induced Chromosome Rearrangements in Plant Genomes
108 Wartik Laboratory
January 25, 2010 - 12:10pm Nicole Brown
(Penn State)
Polymer Science and the Wood Cell Wall
108 Wartik Laboratory
December 7, 2009 - 12:10pm Philip Bevilacqua
(Penn State)
RNA Folding as a Mediator of Stress Response in Plants
108 Wartik Laboratory
November 30, 2009 - 12:10pm Xiaoying Meng
(Penn State)
Functional Studies of S-RNase-Based Self-Incompatibility
108 Wartik Laboratory
November 16, 2009 - 12:10pm Tom Slewinski
(Penn State)
Tie-dyes, Psychedelics and Sucrose Transporters: Insights into the Genetic Control of Carbohydrate Partitioning from Maize Leaves
101 Osmond Laboratory
November 9, 2009 - 12:10pm Kimberly Phillips
(Penn State)
Vanishing Tassel2 Encodes an Auxin Biosynthesis Gene Functioning in Vegetative and Inflorescence Development in Maize
101 Osmond Laboratory
November 2, 2009 - 12:10pm James Westwood
(Virginia Tech)
New frontiers in host-parasite interaction: Strigolactones and mobile mRNAs
101 Osmond Laboratory
October 26, 2009 - 12:10pm Loren Honaas
(Penn State)
Transcriptome Sequencing, de Novo Assembly and Gene Expression Analysis in Model Systems Lacking a Sequenced Genome
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 19, 2009 - 12:10pm Thomas Peterson
(Iowa State University)
Transposon-induced chromosome rearrangements in plant genomes
October 12, 2009 - 12:10pm Mandeep Sharma
(Penn State)
The Maize Red Aleurone1 encodes a Flavonoid 3-hydroxylase which is required for the biosynthesis of Purple Anthocyanins and Red Phlobaphenes in Maize
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 5, 2009 - 12:10pm Kimberly Gallagher
(University of Pennsylvania)
The Role of SHORT-ROOT and CAPRICE Interacting Proteins in Root Development
108 Wartik Laboratory
September 28, 2009 - 12:10pm R. Keith Slotkin
(Ohio State University)
101 Osmond Laboratory
September 21, 2009 - 12:10pm Joseph Cho
(Penn State)
Small RNAs in the Moss Physcomitrella patens
108 Wartik Laboratory
September 14, 2009 - 12:10pm Seogchan Kang
(Penn State)
Arabidopsis thaliana-Fusarium oxysporum Interaction: A Model for Root Pathogenesis
108 Wartik Laboratory
August 31, 2009 - 12:10pm Kathleen Brown
(Penn State)
Aerenchyma and Crop Adaptation to Nutrient and Drought Stress
108 Wartik Laboratory
April 27, 2009 - 12:10pm Stewart Gillmor
(University of Pennsylvania)
A conserved Mediator transcriptional regulatory module promotes pattern formation in Arabidopsis embryogenesis
108 Wartik Laboratory
April 20, 2009 - 12:10pm Dharmendra Singh
(Penn State University)
Lack of Fibrillin 6 impairs plastoglobule osmiophilicity and resistance to biotic and abiotic stresses in apple trees
108 Wartik Laboratory
April 13, 2009 - 12:10pm Greg Richter
(Penn State)
Branching out from twisted roots: mechanical induction of lateral root initiation
108 Wartik Laboratory
April 6, 2009 - 4:00pm Susan Kalisz
(University of Pittsburgh)
Finding Darwinian Heroes: Among family variance in inbreeding depressions
112 Borland
March 30, 2009 - 12:10pm Jonathan Lynch
(Penn State University)
Roots of the second green revolution
108 Wartik Laboratory
March 23, 2009 - 12:10pm Wojtek Pawlowski
(Cornell)
Chromosome dynamics in meiotic prophase in maize and Arabidopsis
108 Wartik Laboratory
March 16, 2009 - 12:10pm Norm Ellstrand
(University of CA-Riverside)
Lessons from crop (trans)genes out-of place: Environmental & other implications
108 Wartik Laboratory
March 2, 2009 - 12:10pm Mandeep Sharma
(Penn State University)
Biosynthesis of multiple flavonoid compounds in maize through the action of a flavonoid 3 -hydroxylase
108 Wartik Laboratory
February 23, 2009 - 12:10pm Yi Liu
(Penn State University)
Molecular genetics of flavonoid biosynthesis in cacao
108 Wartik Laboratory
February 16, 2009 - 12:10pm Scott Michaels
(Indiana University)
Flowering time: A canary in a coal mine for the study of chromatin structure
108 Wartik Laboratory
February 11, 2009 - 2:45pm Ottoline Leyser
(University of York, UK)
Long distance signaling in the control of shoot branching
108 Wartik Laboratory
February 9, 2009 - 12:10pm Doris Wagner
(University of Pennsylvania)
Regulation of the onset of reproductive development in Arabidopsis
108 Wartik Laboratory
February 2, 2009 - 12:10pm Mingshu Huang
(Penn State University)
Camouflage patterning in maize leaves results from a defect in tetrapyrrole biosynthesis
108 Wartik Laboratory
January 26, 2009 - 12:10pm Gaby Monshausen
(University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Mechanical signal transduction in plant growth and development
108 Wartik Laboratory
December 15, 2008 - 1:00pm Mark Mescher
(Penn State)
The role of plant volatiles in mediating interactions among plants and insects
118 ASI
December 8, 2008 - 12:10pm Daniel Cosgrove
(Penn State University)
Mechanism and mysteries of cell wall expansion
108 Wartik Laboratory
December 1, 2008 - 12:10pm Zi Shi
(Penn State University)
An Arabidopsis NPR1-like gene, NPR3, negatively regulates plant defense during early flower development
108 Wartik Laboratory
November 17, 2008 - 12:10pm Andrew Stephenson
(Penn State University)
Inbreeding, herbivory, and disease transmission in a wild gourd
108 Wartik Laboratory
November 10, 2008 - 12:10pm Sarah Nilson
(Penn State University)
GPA1 regulation of transpiration efficiency and stomatal development in Arabidopsis
108 Wartik Laboratory
November 3, 2008 - 12:10pm Jonathan La Mantia
(Penn State University)
Golfing with a HOTHEAD, Elucidating Phenotypic Instability in Poa annua L.
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 27, 2008 - 1:00pm Emily Rauschert
(Penn State)
Quantifying invasive species spread: multiple vectors of Microstegium vimineum dispersal
118 ASI
October 27, 2008 - 12:10pm Solmaz Barazesh
(Penn State University)
Sparse inflorescence1 encodes a monocot specific YUCCA-like gene required for vegetative and reproductive development in maize
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 20, 2008 - 12:10pm Torrence Gill
(Penn State University)
The effect of insect resistant maize on the transcription profile of midgut genes of European corn borer and fall armyworm
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 13, 2008 - 12:10pm Greg Martin
(Cornell University)
Bacterial elicitation and evasion of plant innate immunity
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 6, 2008 - 12:10pm Lei Zhao
(Penn State University)
Functional study of pollen-expressed expansin genes in Arabidopsis
108 Wartik Laboratory
September 29, 2008 - 12:10pm Blake Meyers
(Delaware Biotechnology Institute, University of Delaware)
Deep sequencing of plant small RNAs and their targets
108 Wartik Laboratory
September 22, 2008 - 12:10pm Frederick Meinzer
(USDA Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station)
Consequences of being tall: height-related trends in tree growth and hydraulic architecture
108 Wartik Laboratory
September 15, 2008 - 1:30pm Annette Dathe
(Penn State)
Colloid movement through soils fundamentals, experiments and implications for the environment
118 ASI
September 15, 2008 - 12:10pm Ming Tien
(Penn State University)
Assembly and disassembly (mostly disassembly) of the plant cell wall
108 Wartik Laboratory
September 8, 2008 - 12:10pm Barbara Bliss
(Penn State University)
Aristolochia fimbriata: a proposed experimental model for basal angiosperms
108 Wartik Laboratory
August 12, 2008 - 4:00pm Nick Talbot
(University of Exeter, Exeter, UK)
Investigating the Biology of Plant Infection by the Rice Blast Fungus Magnaporthe grisea using Functional Genomics
100 Thomas Building
July 7, 2008 - 2:00pm Jiaxu Li
(Mississippi State University)
Role of histone H3 lysine 36 methylation in plant growth and development
108 Wartik Laboratory
June 11, 2008 - 3:00pm Jean Finnegan
(CSIRO Plant Industry, Canberra, Australia)
seminar on epigenetic mechanisms in plants
301A Chemistry Building
April 28, 2008 - 3:30pm Marty B. Dickman
(Texas A&M University)
Death be not proud: Modulation of programmed cell death for disease/stress tolerance in plants
112 Buckhout
April 28, 2008 - 12:10pm Rebecca Boston
(North Carolina State University)
Coordination of endoplasmic reticulum (ER) signaling during maize seed development
108 Wartik Laboratory
April 21, 2008 - 12:10pm William Goldner
(CSREES/USDA)
Plant biology and problem-solving to create public benefit: from university to industry to government
108 Wartik Laboratory
April 14, 2008 - 12:10pm Xianting Wu
(Graduate Student, Penn State)
The role of Sos in meristem determinacy in maize
108 Wartik Laboratory
April 7, 2008 - 12:10pm R. Malcolm Brown Jr.
(University of Texas at Austin)
Our sustainable energy future with cellulose and saccharides
108 Wartik Laboratory
March 31, 2008 - 12:10pm Erik Vollbrecht
(Iowa State University)
Inflorescence architecture in the grasses: Development, domestication and evolution
108 Wartik Laboratory
March 24, 2008 - 12:10pm Yong Bum Park
(Graduate Student, Penn State)
Role of Arabidopsis ?-EXPANSINS in auxin and acidic pH-mediated hypocotyl growth and elongation
108 Wartik Laboratory
March 17, 2008 - 12:10pm Amelia Henry
(Graduate student, Penn State)
Root traits for sustainable low-input agro-ecosystems
108 Wartik Laboratory
March 3, 2008 - 12:10pm Fang Shen
(Graduate student, Penn State)
Purification and kinetic characterization of protochlorophyllide a reductase in green sulfur bacteria
108 Wartik Laboratory
February 25, 2008 - 12:10pm Zhenguo Lin
(Graduate student, Penn State)
Evolution of DNA mismatch repair and recombination genes
108 Wartik Laboratory
February 18, 2008 - 12:10pm Song Li
(Graduate Student, Penn State)
Large scale analyses of cell-specific gene regulatory mechanisms
108 Wartik Laboratory
February 11, 2008 - 12:10pm David Huff
(Penn State)
Parasitic castration by a stinking smut
108 Wartik Laboratory
February 4, 2008 - 12:10pm Gloria Muday
(Wake Forest University)
Auxin and ethylene cross-talk in regulation of root architecture in Arabidopsis and tomato
108 Wartik Laboratory
January 28, 2008 - 12:10pm Antonio Vargas de Oliveira Figueira
(University of Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Pumping ethanol production up in sugarcane (Saccharum spp.): serial analysis of gene expression associated with increasing sugar content
108 Wartik Laboratory
December 10, 2007 - 12:10pm Baomin Feng
(Plant Biology Graduate Student, Penn State)
Proteomic analysis of the Arabidopsis flower
108 Wartik Laboratory
December 3, 2007 - 12:10pm Solmaz Barazesh
(Plant Biology Graduate Student, Penn State)
Barren inflorescence1 plays a key role in axillary meristem development in the maize inflorescence
108 Wartik Laboratory
November 26, 2007 - 12:10pm Michael Robbins
(Plant Biology Graduate Student, Penn State)
Tissue-specific patterning specified by a multicopy pericarp color 1 allele in maize
108 Wartik Laboratory
November 12, 2007 - 12:10pm Sergei Savikhin
(Purdue University)
Why are antennae important in photosynthesis and why do I study them?
108 Wartik Laboratory
November 5, 2007 - 12:10pm Heng Zhu
(Johns Hopkins University)
Application and improvement of the protein chip technology
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 29, 2007 - 12:10pm Jori Nerissa Sharda
(Plant Biology Graduate Student, Penn State)
P-mediated root anatomical changes that may influence mycorrhizal colonization
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 22, 2007 - 12:10pm Farag Ibraheem
(Plant Biology Graduate Student, Penn State)
A MYB transcription factor encoded by yellow seed1 is required for synthesis of antifungal compounds in sorghum.
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 15, 2007 - 12:10pm Scott Poethig
(University of Pennsylvania)
Turning over a new leaf: genetic regulation of vegetative phase change in Arabidopsis and maize
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 1, 2007 - 12:10pm Li Quan
(Plant Biology Graduate Student, Penn State)
Functional conservation and divergence of two recently duplicated kinesin genes
108 Wartik Laboratory
September 24, 2007 - 12:10pm Zhihua Hua
(Plant Biology Graduate Student, Penn State)
Biochemical and functional studies of S-RNase-based self-incompatibility in Petunia inflata
108 Wartik Laboratory
September 17, 2007 - 12:10pm Todd Mockler
(Oregon State University)
Diurnal and circadian regulation of gene expression in plants
108 Wartik Laboratory
September 10, 2007 - 12:10pm Robert Turgeon
(Cornell University)
Exporting sugar and signals from leaves: mechanisms, evolution and ecology
108 Wartik Laboratory