The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

Upcoming Events
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April 23, 2018 - 12:10pm Lihua Wu
(Penn State University)
Self-incompatibility in Petunia inflata: a self/non-self Recognition System during Pollination Involving Multiple Polymorphic S-locus F-box Genes and a Polymorphic S-RNase Gene
108 Wartik Lab
April 16, 2018 - 12:10pm Brian Atkinson
(Kansas University)
TBA
108 Wartik Lab
April 9, 2018 - 12:10pm David Des Marais
(MIT)
TBA
108 Wartik Lab
April 2, 2018 - 12:10pm Jin Cui
(Penn State University)
TBA
108 Wartik Lab
March 26, 2018 - 12:10pm David Chakrovorty
(Penn State University)
TBA
108 Wartik Lab
March 19, 2018 - 12:10pm Clair Hershey
(International Center for Tropical Agriculture)
TBA
108 Wartik Lab
March 12, 2018 - 12:10pm Tanya Renner
(Penn State University)
TBA
108 Wartik Lab
February 26, 2018 - 12:10pm Shawn Kaeppler
(University of Wisconsin)
TBA
108 Wartik Lab
February 19, 2018 - 12:10pm Philip Becraft
(Iowa State University)
TBA
108 Wartik Lab
February 12, 2018 - 12:10pm Nathan Hepler
(Penn State University)
TBA
108 Wartik Lab
February 5, 2018 - 12:10pm Akiva Shalit-Kaneh
(Penn State University)
Related Myb-like Transcription Factors Function Antagonistically Within the Circadian Clock Network
108 Wartik Lab
January 29, 2018 - 12:10pm James Leebens-Mack
(University of Georgia)
TBA
108 Wartik Lab
January 22, 2018 - 12:10pm Sally MacKenzie
(Penn State University)
Plant Epigenetic Memory and its Associated Networks
108 Wartik Lab
January 8, 2018 - 12:10pm Yannick Jacob
(Yale University)
Regulation of Chromatin Replication by Histone Variants
108 Wartik Lab
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 31, 2016 - 8:00am Symposium
(College of Agricultural Sciences)
Frontiers of Cacao Science and Technology for Cacao Quality, Productivity and Sustainability
The Huck Institute of the Life Sciences
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 Charles Anderson
(Penn State)
Rising Above the Crowd: Identification of Wall-Related Genes that Confer Enhanced Growth in Arabidopsis thaliana
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 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 Michael Axtell
(Penn State)
The functions of very old and very young microRNAs in plants
108 Wartik Laboratory
October 11, 2010 - 12:10pm Ceyda Coruh
(Penn State)
Title to be announced
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
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(University of Texas Medical Branch)
"Pathogenic E. Coli Uses the Force for Attachment and Defense, but can be Defeated by the Attack of a Vaccine"
W201 Millennium Science Complex
September 28, 2016 - 11:00am William Gause
(Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School)
"Helminth's Wound Healing and Worm Expulsion"
W201 Millennium Science Complex
September 21, 2016 - 11:00am William Self
(Burnett School of Biomedical Science, University of Central Florida)
"Bioenergetics of Clostridium Difficile: Relationships to Pathogenesis and Drug Discovery Potential"
W201 Millennium Science Complex
September 14, 2016 - 11:00am Wen Xie
(University of Pittsburgh, Pharmacology and Chemical Biology)
"Disease Effect on Liver Metabolism"
W201 Millennium Science Complex
September 7, 2016 - 11:00am Kanta Subbarao
(National Institute of Health)
"Panademic Influenza Viruses: Biology, Transmission and Vaccines"
W201 Millennium Science Complex
August 31, 2016 - 11:00am Stephen Safe
(Texas A&M University)
The Nuclear Orphan Receptor NR4A1 as Drug Target for Cancer Chemotherapy
W201 Millennium Science Complex
August 22, 2016 - 10:30am Daniel Perez
(University of Georgia)
Plasticity of Influenza Viruses
324 ASI - Agricultural Sciences and Industries Building
August 8, 2016 - 12:00pm Juergen Richt
(Kansas State University)
"Activities of the Center of Excellence for Emerging and Zoonotic Animal Diseases: The Example of Rift Valley Fever"
W201 Millennium Science Complex
April 27, 2016 - 11:00am Daniel Ory
(Washington University of Saint Louis)
"SnorRNA U17: An Unexpected Regulator of Cholestoral Homeostasis"
W201 Millennium Science Complex
April 18, 2016 - 10:00am Robert Poppenga
(University of California at Davis)
"Pivotal Roles of Diagnostic Toxicology in Wildlife, Domestic Animal and Human Health"
105 Forest Resources Building
April 13, 2016 - 11:00am Janet Daly
(University of Nottingham's School of Veterinary Medicine and Research)
Influenza: The Ultimate Emergent Virus
W201 Millennium Science Complex
April 6, 2016 - 11:00am Darrell Irvine
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
"Engineering Immunity with Hitchhiking Therapeutics"
W201 Millennium Science Complex
March 30, 2016 - 11:00am Daniel Kaplan
(University of Pittsburgh, Immunology)
"Non-Hematopoietic Cells Coordinate Skin Immunity"
W201 Millennium Science Complex
March 25, 2016 - 3:00pm Barbara Davis
(Innogenics)
Female Reproductive Toxicities and Cancers: Lessons from Animal Models
W201 Millenium Science Complex
March 23, 2016 - 11:00am Roman Ganta
(Kansas State University)
"Ehrlichia Chaffeensis Pathogenesis and Vaccine Development"
W201 Millennium Science Complex
March 16, 2016 - 11:00am Edward Gunther
(Penn State Hershey Medical Center)
"Probing Mouse Models of Breast Cancer Using Chemical and Insertional Mutagenesis"
W201 Millennium Science Complex
March 2, 2016 - 11:00am Renukaradhya Gourapoura
(Ohio State University)
"A New Strategy to Elicit Cross-protection Immunity Against Respiratory Virus Infections In A Pig Model"
W201Millenium Science Complex
February 10, 2016 - 11:00am Nicoletta Sacchi
(Roswell Park Cancer Institute)
From the cancer"Retinoic acid paradox" to a developmental mechanism of epithelial morphogenesis.
W201 Millennium Science Complex
December 9, 2015 - 10:00am Peter Murray
(St. Jude's Children's Hospital)
How Do Amino Acids Regulate Immunity
W201 Millennium Science Complex
December 2, 2015 - 10:00am P'ng Loke
(New York University School of Medicine)
Regulation of M2 Macrophages During Helminth Infection
W201 Millennium Science Complex
November 18, 2015 - 10:00am Hans Cheng
(USD-ARS Avian Disease and Oncology Lab)
Use of Allele-Specific Expression Demonstrates that Genetic Resistance to Viral-Induced Lymphoma in Chickens is Determined By Regulation
W201 Millennium Science Complex
November 4, 2015 - 10:00am Dipak Panigrahy
(Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center)
"New Direction in Cancer Research: Resolvin' Tumor Growth with Resolvins"
W-201 Millenium Science Complex
October 28, 2015 - 10:00am Dean P. Jones
(Emory University)
High-Resolution Metabolomics to Link Health Exposures to Disease Phenotype
W201 Millennium Science Complex
October 22, 2015 - 11:00am Stephen Miller
(Northwestern University)
A Novel Nanoparticle Approach for Translation of Tolerogenic and Anti-Inflamatory Therapies for Auto(Immune) Diseases
118 Agricultural Science and Industries Building (ASI)
October 21, 2015 - 10:00am Nadia Guerra
(Imperial College of London)
Insights Into the Role of NK Cell Receptors in Cancer Immunity
W201 Millennium Science Complex
October 7, 2015 - 10:00am Andrew Dahlem
(Eli Lilly and Company)
The Evolution of Pharmaceutical Research at the Interface of Academia and Industry
W201 Millennium Science Complex
October 2, 2015 - 10:00am Andrew Henderson
(Boston University)
Identifying Signals that Influence HIV Infection, Replications and Latency
W203 Millennium Science Complex
September 23, 2015 - 10:00am Glenville Jones
(Queen's University)
New Insights into Vitamin D Metabolism Revealed By Liquid Chromotoghraphy Tandem Mass Spectrometry
W-201 Millennium Science Complex
September 9, 2015 - 10:00am Dr. David Sherr
(Boston University)
Some Reasons Why Evolution Saved the Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor
W201 Millennium Science Complex
September 2, 2015 - 10:00am Dr. Christian Jobin
(University of Florida)
Colorectal Cancer: Microbial genomics to the rescue?
W201 Millennium Science Complex
April 24, 2013 - 11:00am Sarah Wootton
(University of Guelph)
Title to be announced
301D Life Science Building
April 17, 2013 - 11:00am Robert Chapkin
(Texas A&M)
Title to be announced
301D Life Science Building
April 10, 2013 - 11:00am Alana Welm
(University of Utah School of Medicine)
Targeting the host immune response to prevent breast cancer metastasis
301D Life Science Building
April 3, 2013 - 11:00am Stephen Ford
(University of Wyoming)
Impact of Maternal Overnutrition/Obesity on Fetal Development and Offspring Health in an ovine model
301D Life Science Building
March 27, 2013 - 11:00am Joshy Jacob
(Emory Vaccine Center)
Title to be announced
301D Life Science Building
March 20, 2013 - 11:00am Liisa Selin
(University of Massachusetts)
Title to be announced
301D Life Science Building
March 13, 2013 - 11:00am Todd Schell
(Hershey Medical Center)
The Impact of Tissues and Target Antigen on Adoptive T Cell-Based Immunotherapy of Cancer
301D Life Science Building
February 27, 2013 - 11:00am Andrea Cooper
(Trudeau Institute)
Immunity to tuberculosis do we know what we want a vaccine to induce?
301D Life Science Building
February 20, 2013 - 11:00am Conor Lynch
(Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute)
Breaking the vicious cycle of metastatic cancer-bone interaction.
301D Life Science Building
February 13, 2013 - 11:00am Elizabeth Grice
(University of Pennsylvania)
Metagenomic analysis of host-microbe interactions at the skin surface
301D Life Science Building
February 6, 2013 - 11:00am Tod Merkel
(Food and Drug Administration)
Modeling Pertussis Infection, Disease and Transmission
301D Life Science Building
January 30, 2013 - 11:00am Mohandas Narla
(New York Blood Center)
New Insights into Red Cells and Erythropoiesis
301D Life Science Building
December 12, 2012 - 9:00pm Aron Lukacher
(Penn State College of Medicine)
Being on time can be exhausting to antiviral T cells
102 Chemistry
December 5, 2012 - 9:00pm Lora Hooper
(University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center)
Immune defense of the intestinal epithelial surface
102 Chemistry
November 28, 2012 - 9:00am Hansperter Waldner
(Penn State College of Medicine)
Genetic and cellular factors contributing to development of T cell-mediated autoimmune disease
102 Chemistry
November 21, 2012 - 9:00am Brett Finaly
(University of British Columbia)
The role of the microbiota in enteric & allergic diseases
102 Chemistry
November 14, 2012 - 9:00am Shrikant Anant
(The University of Kansas Cancer Center)
Target Stem Cells: Is it ready for Prime Time
102 Chemistry
November 7, 2012 - 8:00am B Paige Lawrence
(University of Rochester Medical Center)
Developmental exposures, epigenetics, and the immune system
102 Chemistry
October 31, 2012 - 9:00am Jef French
(National Institute of Enviromental Health)
Using Population-based Models to Explore Individual Variability and Susceptibility to Toxicity in Environmental Health Research
102 Chemistry
October 17, 2012 - 11:00am Nicholas Mantis
(Wadsworth Center)
Secretory IgA-Mediated Immunity to Salmonella on Epithelial Surfaces
301D Life Science Building
October 10, 2012 - 9:00am Chris Norbury
(Penn State College of Medicine)
Title to be announced
102 Chemistry
October 3, 2012 - 9:00am Shabana Khader
(Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC)
Title to be announced
102 Chemistry
September 19, 2012 - 9:00am Andrew Henderson
(Boston University)
Cellular factors regulate HIV latency
102 Chemistry
September 12, 2012 - 9:00am Sankar Ghosh
(Columbia Univeristy)
Adaptation of TLR-mediated Immunity through Evolution
102 Chemistry
September 5, 2012 - 9:00am Utpal Banerjee
(University of California)
Title to be announced
102 Chemistry
August 29, 2012 - 9:00am Bruno Sobral
(Virginia Bioinformatics Institute)
Title to be announced
102 Chemistry
May 9, 2012 - 11:00am Yatrik Shah
(University of Michigan)
Understanding the role of the oxygen sensing pathway in digestive diseases
301D Life Sciences Building
April 25, 2012 - 11:00am Thomas Sutter
(University of Memphis)
Integrated Omic Approaches Identify the Mechanism by which Dioxin Accelerates Keratinocyte Differentiation
301D Life Science Building
April 11, 2012 - 1:15pm Craig Jordan
(University of Rochester)
Characterization and Targeting of Leukemia Stem Cells
100 Life Science Buliding
April 4, 2012 - 10:00am Stefano Rivella
(Weill Cornell Medical College)
Macrophages Play a Major Role in Stress and Epo-Dependent Erythropoiesis and in the Progression of Pathological Erythropoiesis in Beta-Thalassemia and Polycythemia Vera
301D Life Science Building
March 7, 2012 - 10:00am Joerg Fritz
(McGill University)
Title to be announced
301D Life Science Building
February 22, 2012 - 11:00am Ronald Hines
(Medical College of Wisconsin)
Pharmacological Challenges of Growing-Up: Role of Drug Metabolizing Enzyme Ontogeny
301D Life Science Building
January 25, 2012 - 11:00am Costas Maranas
(Penn State University)
Using Computations to Reconstruct, Analyze and Redesign Metabolism
301D Life Science Building
January 18, 2012 - 11:00am Cynthia Baldwin
(University of Massachusetts)
Bovine gamma delta T cell responses to important bacterial pathogens: role of the unique WC1 pattern recognition receptors
301D Life Science Building
December 7, 2011 - 4:00pm Jennifer Grandis
(University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine)
Therapeutic Targets in Head and Neck Cancer
101 Ag Science Industry
November 30, 2011 - 4:00pm Nicole Baumgarth
(UC Davis)
Title to be announced
101 Ag Science Industry
November 16, 2011 - 4:00pm Chris Geddes
(The Institute of Fluorescene)
Metal-Enhanced Fluorescence: Progress towards a Unified Plasmon-Fluorophore Description
101 Ag Science Industry
October 12, 2011 - 4:00pm Iqbal Hamza
(University of Maryland)
Heme Trafficking from the Ground Up
101 Ag Science Industry
September 14, 2011 - 4:00pm Saghi Ghaffari
(Mount Sinai, School of Medicine)
Dissecting Stem Cell Fate with Forkhead FOXO Transcription Factors
101 Ag Science Industry
September 7, 2011 - 4:00pm Laurent Brossay
(Brown University)
Tissue specificity of NK Cell Responses to MCMV Infection
101 Ag Science Industry
May 11, 2011 - 4:00pm Dennis W. Metzger
(Albany Medical College)
Secondary Bacterial Infections as the Primary Cause of Death from Influenza
101 ASI
April 6, 2011 - 4:00pm Andrew Pekosz
(John Hopkins University)
Title to be announced
March 30, 2011 - 4:00pm Ajay Chawla
(Stanford)
Title to be announced
March 23, 2011 - 4:00pm Sidney Morris, Jr.
(University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine)
Title to be announced
101 Ag Sciences & Industries Bldg
March 2, 2011 - 4:00pm Carole Long
(NIH)
Immunity to Malaria: Why is it so Difficult to Make a Vaccine?
101 Ag Sciences & Industries Bldg
December 8, 2010 - 4:00pm Polly Matzinger
(NIH)
Title to be announced
101 ASI
December 1, 2010 - 4:00pm David White
(US Food and Drug)
Title to be announced
101 ASI
November 17, 2010 - 4:00pm Philip Hardwidge
(University of Kansas Medical Cente)
Bacterial Effector Binding to Ribosomal Protein S3 Subverts NF-kappaB Function
101 ASI
November 10, 2010 - 4:00pm Bob Ernst
(University of Maryland)
Title to be announced
101 ASI
November 3, 2010 - 4:00pm Shayan Sharif
(University of Guelph)
Immunology of avian herpesvirus infections
101 ASI
October 27, 2010 - 4:00pm Maria Hatzoglou
(Case Western Reserve University)
Title to be announced
101 ASI
October 20, 2010 - 4:00pm Seema Mattoo
(University of California)
Fic-mediated adenylylation: A new post-translational modification to regulate cell signaling
101 ASI
October 13, 2010 - 4:00pm Wen Xie
(University of Pittsburgh)
A novel role for the dioxin receptor in fatty acid metabolism and hepatic steatosis
101 ASI
October 6, 2010 - 4:00pm Eric Freed
(National Cancer Institute)
Title to be announced
101 ASI
September 29, 2010 - 4:00pm Andrew Preston
(University of Bristol)
Title to be announced
101 ASI
September 22, 2010 - 4:00pm Annette O Connor
(Iowa State University)
Using Reporting Guidelines for Randomized Controlled Trials to Improve Veterinary Medicine and Translational Medicine.
101 ASI
September 15, 2010 - 4:00pm Shivendra Singh
(University of Pittsburgh)
Cancer Prevention by Bioactive Food Components
101 ASI
September 8, 2010 - 4:00pm Brian Akerley
(University of Massachusetts Medical School)
Molecular pathogenesis of Haemophilus influenzae in the lung
101 ASI
September 1, 2010 - 4:00pm Sylvia Christakos
(University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey)
Mechanisms Involved in the Multiple Actions of Vitamin D
101 ASI
May 5, 2010 - 4:00pm Joseph R Pomerening
(Indiana Univerisity)
Title to be announced
101 Ag Science & Industries Building (ASI)
April 28, 2010 - 4:00pm M. Suresh
(Univerisity of Wisconsin)
Title to be announced
101 Ag Science & Industries Building (ASI)
April 21, 2010 - 4:00pm Nancy Kerkvliet
(Oregon State)
Induction of AHR-dependent Tregs by TCDD: a novel path to potent immunosuppression
101 Ag Science & Industries Building (ASI)
April 14, 2010 - 4:00pm Richard Phipps
(University of Rochester School of Medicine)
Essential Role for Cyclozygenase-2 in Antibody Production: Implications for Vaccination and Immunity
101 Ag Science & Industries Building (ASI)
April 7, 2010 - 4:00pm Gary Reuther
(Moffett Cancer Center)
Cytokine Receptors and JAK2 in Hematopoietic Neoplasms
101 Ag Science & Industries Building (ASI)
March 31, 2010 - 4:00pm Stephen Lessnick
(University of Utah)
EWS/FLI and its targets in Ewing s sarcoma
101 Ag Science & Industries Building (ASI)
March 17, 2010 - 4:00pm Margo Cleary
(Hormel Institute, University of Minnesota)
Title to be announced
101 Ag Science & Industries Building (ASI)
March 3, 2010 - 4:00pm Stephen Miller
(Northwestern University Medical School)
Mechanisms of tolerance induction by antigen-fixed APCs for the treatment of autoimmune disease, allergy and tissue transplantation
101 Ag Science & Industries Building (ASI)
February 24, 2010 - 4:00pm Chris Hunter
(University of Pennsylvania)
The role of IL-27 in limiting inflammation
101 Ag Science & Industries Building (ASI)
February 17, 2010 - 4:00pm Deborah Fowell
(University of Rochester)
Regulation of Immunity at Tissue Sites of Inflammation.
101 Ag Science & Industries Building (ASI)
February 10, 2010 - 4:00pm Rajendar Deora
(Wake Forest University)
From adherence to biofilms: Multiple virulence strategies employed by Bordetella for respiratory tract survival
101 Ag Science & Industries Building (ASI)
December 9, 2009 - 4:00pm Chris Sullivan
(University of Texas)
RNAi, microRNA s, and viral infections in mammalian cells.
101 ASI
December 2, 2009 - 4:00pm Pinku Mukherjee
(University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
Cancer Vaccines: at the threshold of success
101 ASI
November 18, 2009 - 2:30pm Tony Maurelli
(Herbert School of Medicine)
Anti-apoptosis in Shigella and Survival in a Host Cell
101 ASI
November 11, 2009 - 4:00pm Sanjeev Narayanan
(Kansas State University)
Role of the Host in Gastrointestinal Bacterial Evolution
101 ASI
November 4, 2009 - 4:00pm Harry Taylor
(Meharry Medical College)
The relationship between HIV-1 and cholesterol: It s more than just physical...
101 ASI
October 28, 2009 - 4:00pm Hanjoong Jo
(Emory University)
Role of mechanosensitive genes in vascular endothelial biology, inflammation and atherosclerosis
101 ASI
October 21, 2009 - 4:00pm Guoping Shi
(Harvard)
Anti-allergy medicine as a novel therapy for obesity and diabetes
101 ASI
October 15, 2009 - 4:00am James Musser
(The Methodist Hospital Research Institute)
Genome-Wide Portrait of Epidemics Caused by Group A Streptococcus, the Flesh-Eating Pathogen.
100 Life Science Building, Berg Auditorium
October 14, 2009 - 4:00pm Marius Sudol
(Weis Center for Research)
From Src Oncogene to WW Domain: Deciphering the HIPPO Tumor Suppressor Pathway in Mammals
101 ASI
October 7, 2009 - 4:00pm Chris Broder
(University of the Health Sciences)
Title to be announced
101 ASI
September 30, 2009 - 4:00pm Mark Hahn
(Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
The aryl hydrocarbon receptor repressor (AHRR): Mechanisms and mysteries
101 ASI
September 23, 2009 - 4:00pm Sandra K. Armstrong
(University of Minnesota)
Bordetella iron assimilation in the host
101 Ag Science & Industries Building (ASI)
September 16, 2009 - 4:00pm Yong Li
(Univeristy of Pittsburgh)
A structural view on the actions of nuclear receptors: crystal clear
101 ASI
August 26, 2009 - 4:00pm Stavros Topouzis
(University of Patras)
Vascular Smooth Muscle Cell phenotype: mechanisms of molecular control and the role of embryonic lineage
101 ASI
May 13, 2009 - 4:00pm Girish S. Kirimanjeswara
(Albany Medical College)
Defense against terror inside the cell: Engagement of multiple cellular machinery to control stealth pathogens
101 ASI
April 29, 2009 - 4:00pm Hilde Cheroutre
(Lajolla Institute for Allergy)
Title to be announced
101 ASI
April 28, 2009 - 4:00pm Dan Weary
(University of British Columbia)
Title to be announced
101 ASI
April 22, 2009 - 4:00pm Tracy L Nicholson
(USDA-ARS)
Contribution of Bordetella bronchiseptica Filamentous Hemgglutinin and Pertactin to respiratory disease in swine.
101 ASI
April 15, 2009 - 4:00pm Doug Harnish
(Wyeth)
Identification of Pathway Selective Estrogen Receptor Ligands that Inhibit NF-kB Transcriptional Activity
101 ASI
April 8, 2009 - 4:00pm Graham Hartfull
(University of Pittsburgh)
Exploration and exploitation of mycobacteriophages
101 ASI
April 1, 2009 - 4:00pm Michael Whitt
(University of Tennessee)
Entry and uncoating of VSV using fluorescently-tagged recombinant virus
101 ASI
March 18, 2009 - 4:00pm David Han
(University of Connecticut Health Center)
New Insights into Cell Signaling and Disease Pathogenesis Uncovered by Large-scale Proteomics
101 ASI
March 4, 2009 - 4:00pm Martha A. Alexander-Miller
(Wake Forest University)
Regulation of T cell effector function in the lung: is the lung friend or foe?
101 ASI
February 25, 2009 - 4:00pm Lisa Schopf
(Abbott Bioresearch Center)
Rheumatoid Arthritis: The Search for Improved Therapies
101 ASI
February 18, 2009 - 4:00pm Shivendra Singh
(Univeristy of Pittsburgh)
Breast Cancer prevention by dietary phytochemicals
101 ASI
February 11, 2009 - 4:00pm David Wiest
(Fox Chase Center)
Role of Rpl22 in T cell development and transformation
101 ASI
February 4, 2009 - 4:00pm Girish S. Kirimanjeswara
(Albany Medical College)
Title to be announced
101 ASI
January 28, 2009 - 4:00pm Joshua Lambert
(Penn State)
The disparate effects of the tea polyphenol (-)-epigallocatechin-3-gallate on the liver
101 ASI
January 21, 2009 - 4:00pm Andrew Patterson
(National Cancer Institute)
Metabolomics: Not Lost in Translation
101 ASI
December 10, 2008 - 4:00pm Christopher F. Basler
(Mount Sinai Medical Center)
Title to be announced
101 ASI
December 3, 2008 - 4:00pm Laura Hansen
(Creighton University)
Title to be announced
101 ASI
November 19, 2008 - 4:00pm Joonsoo Kang
(University of Massachusetts)
Regulation of Immune Response by TGFbeta and CTLA-4
101 ASI
November 12, 2008 - 4:00pm Fatah Kashanchi
(George Washingon University)
Title to be announced
101 ASI
November 5, 2008 - 4:00pm T. G. Nagaraja
(Kansas State University)
Escherichia Coli O157 in beef cattle: Gut ecology and diet effects
101 ASI
October 29, 2008 - 4:00pm Mitchell Kronenberg
(La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology)
Title to be announced
101 ASI
October 22, 2008 - 4:00pm Michael Brenner
(Harvard)
Antigen presentation by CD1: how it works
101 ASI
October 15, 2008 - 4:00pm Gudrun Debes
(University of Pennsylvania)
Mechanisms of lymphocyte recirculation through healthy and inflamed extralymphoid tissues
101 ASI
October 8, 2008 - 4:00pm Stephanie Watowich
(University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center)
Immunoregulatory roles for STAT3 and STAT5 transcription factors
101 ASI
September 24, 2008 - 4:00pm Prakash Nagarkatti
(University of South Carolina)
Mechanisms of immunomodulation following Ah receptor activation
101 ASI
September 19, 2008 - 10:00am Gary M. Bokoch
(The Scripps Reseach Institute)
Regulation of NADPH Oxidases in Host Defense
101 ASI
September 17, 2008 - 4:00pm Juan Carlos de la Torre
(Scripps Institute)
Arenaviruses: powerful model systems and important human pathogens
101 ASI
September 10, 2008 - 4:00pm John Groopman
(Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health)
Translation of molecular biomarkers to cancer prevention strategies
101 ASI
April 30, 2008 - 4:00pm Kenneth Thummel
(University of Washington)
Regulation of intestinal CYP3A by VDR: implications for the delivery and safety of oral therapeutics
101 ASI
April 23, 2008 - 4:00pm Adolfo Garcia-Sastre
(Mt. Sinai School of Medicine)
Title to be announced
101 ASI
April 16, 2008 - 4:00pm George Michalopoulos
(University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA)
Liver regeneration
101 ASI
April 9, 2008 - 4:00pm Norbert Kaminski
(Michigan State University)
Suppression of humoral immune responses by 2, 3, 7, 8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin involves deregulation of the B cell differentiation program
101 ASI
April 2, 2008 - 4:00pm Charles Serhan
(Harvard University)
Title to be announced
101 ASI
March 26, 2008 - 4:00pm Terence Dermody
(Vanderbilt University)
Title to be announced
101 ASI
March 19, 2008 - 4:00pm Carol Rouzer
(Vanderbilt University)
Exploring macrophage arachidonic acid metabolism through global lipid profiling
101 ASI
March 5, 2008 - 3:00pm Kevin Bunting
(Case Western Reserve University)
Close encounters between STAT5 and Gab2 in hematopoiesis
101 ASI
February 27, 2008 - 4:00pm Zheng Chen
(University of Illinois Chicago)
Immunobiology of Ag-specific gamma delta T cells
101 ASI
February 20, 2008 - 4:00pm Michael Ferdig
(University of Notre Dame)
Applying whole genome information to connect malaria parasite genotype with phenotypes
101 ASI
February 13, 2008 - 4:00pm Joan Durbin
(Nationwide Children's Hospital)
Immunity to Respiratory Syncytial Virus
Seminar cancelled due to weather
February 6, 2008 - 4:00pm Bharat Aggarwal
(University of Texas)
Targeting inflammation by dietary agents for prevention and therapy of cancer
101 ASI
January 23, 2008 - 4:00pm Jennifer Manilay
(University of California, Merced)
Potential roles of CXCR6 and CXCL16 in early T cell development
101 ASI
December 12, 2007 - 4:00pm Sean Whelan
(Harvard University)
Messenger RNA cap formation, an Achilles heel for the negative-strand RNA viruses?
101 ASI
December 5, 2007 - 4:00pm Rebecca Morris
(Columbia University)
Blue tumors and the origins of skin tumors in mice
101 ASI
November 28, 2007 - 4:00pm James Carlyle
(University of Toronto)
Innate selflessness: MHC-independent recognition of tumor and infected target cells by rodent NK cells
101 ASI
November 14, 2007 - 4:00pm Anjana Rao
(Harvard University)
Ca signaling and gene expression in lymphocytes
101 ASI
November 7, 2007 - 4:00pm Maureen Murphy
(Fox Chase Cancer Center)
Tumor suppressor p14ARF controls p53-dependent and independent cell death
101 ASI
October 31, 2007 - 4:00pm Peter van der Geer
(San Diego State University)
Signal transduction by protein-tyrosine kinases
101 ASI
October 24, 2007 - 4:00pm Danny Welch
(University of Alabama at Birmingham)
BRMS1 interactions with SIN3A chromatin remodeling complex components selectively regulate metastasis suppressor and transcriptional repressor activities
101 ASI
October 17, 2007 - 1:00pm Jeff Idle
(Charles University, Prague)
A metabolomic perspective of small molecule toxicity
301D Life Sciences Building
October 10, 2007 - 4:00pm Devin Peterson
(Penn State)
Phenolic-carbonyl reactions: a new antioxidant mechanism?
101 ASI
October 3, 2007 - 4:00pm Robert Lamb
(Howard Hughes Medical Institute)
Understanding paramyxovirus-mediated membrane fusion
101 ASI
September 19, 2007 - 4:00pm Srinand Sreevatsan
(University of Minnesota)
New insights into the molecular pathogenesis of Mycobacterium paratuberculosis
101 ASI
September 12, 2007 - 4:00pm Tom Rushmore
(Merck Research Laboratories)
Application of pharmacogenetics (genotyping) in drug discovery and development: experiences in drug metabolism
101 ASI
September 5, 2007 - 4:00pm Weston Porter
(Texas A&M University)
Singleminded-2s in mammary gland development and breast cancer progression
101 ASI