FSU Biology - Plant Sciences Seminars, 2018-2017

Department of Biological Science

at Florida State University

2018-2019 Plant Sciences Seminars

Plant Sciences Seminars meet at 11:00 am on Thursdays (unless otherwise noted below), in room 2057 King Life Sciences Building on the FSU campus in Tallahassee, Florida. They are open to the public.


Fall Series

  • September 20: Ethan Cissell, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, and FSU coastal and Marine Laboratory
    Benthic blooms - benthic cyanobacterial mat physiology, and the potential for control

  • September 27: Dr. Hank W. Bass, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University
    Where it all begins: DNA replication in Arabidopsis

  • October 11: Dr. Sophie Mccoy, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University
    Calcification pathways and controls in coralline algae: What is the relationship to photosynthesis?

  • October 18: Dr. Oghenekome Onokpise, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
    Sixteen years of agroforestry research, teaching and extension at Florida A&M University: successes and challenges

  • October 25: Juan Reza, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University
    NASA agronomic facility for Mars human missions: a student-challenge project to design the greenhouse and crop management on Mars

  • November 1: Jason Lynn, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University
    Stable transgenerational epigenetic inheritance requires a DNA methylation-sensing circuit

  • November 8: Amanpreet Brar, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University
    Bacillus amyloliquefaciens strain MBI600 induces salicylic acid dependent resistance in tomato plants against tomato spotted wilt virus and potato virus Y: a discussion of Beris et al., 2018

  • November 15: Dr. Sophie J. Mccoy, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, and FSU coastal and Marine Laboratory
    Calcification pathways and controls in coralline algae: What is the relationship to photosynthesis?

  • December 6: Stefania Vendramin Alegre, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University
    Discussion of Song et al., 2016: A transcription factor hierarchy defines an environmental stress response network

  • December 13: Katherine Easterling, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University
    A physical and genetic map of Cannabis sativa identifies extensive rearrangement at the THC/CBD acid synthase locus

Spring Series

  • January 17: Juan Reza, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University
    Modifying plant metabolic pathways for the Mars greenhouse: a role for molecular biology in the NASA vision

  • January 24: Dr. Colin Kremer, Michigan State University W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, Hickory Corners, MI
    TBA

  • January 31: Dr. Jason Bertram, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
    TBA

  • February 7: Katherine Easteling, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University
    TBA

  • February 14: Amanpreet Brar, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University
    TBA

  • February 21: Dr. Hank W. Bass, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University
    TBA

  • February 28: Dr. Gokhan Hascisalioglu, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee, FL
    Improving maize (Zea mays) early seedling performance under cold temperature stress

  • March 21:
    Spring Break, no meeting

  • March 28: Dr. Hongchang Cui, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University
    TBA

  • April 4: Dr. Kathryn M. Jones, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University
    TBA

  • April 11: Dr. Oghenokome Onokpise, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee, FL
    TBD

  • April 18: Dr. Marta Sena Velez, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University
    TBA

  • April 25: Zachary Turpin, Department of Biological Science, Florida State University
    TBA