The Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology Seminar for Tuesday, Jan. 9, will feature Sadaf Anwaar from Islamic International University in Islamabad, Pakistan. Anwaar's presentation title is "Role of nanotechnology in plant nutrition and disease management." The seminar will be held in Room 152 Science I from 3:10 to 4 p.m. Read more about 'Role of nanotechnology in plant nutrition and disease management'
The Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology Seminar will feature Anne Dombroski-Brokman, ISU Environmental Health and Safety, who will present "Trolleys, dollies and carts: USDA permits and the journey to ATRB." Read more about 'Trolleys, dollies and carts: USDA permits and the journey to ATRB'
The Plant Pathology and Microbiology Department Seminar for Tuesday, Jan. 23, will feature Dr. Surupathrudu Kanakala. The presentation, "Control of Bemisia tabaci and virus transmission by plant-mediated RNA interference," will be held in Room 152 Science I from 3:10 to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 23. Read more about 'Control of Bemisia tabaci and virus transmission by plant-mediated RNA interference'
Kyaw (Joe) Aung — Postdoctoral Researcher, Michigan State University
Title: Pathogenic bacterium modulates host cell-to-cell communication Read more about 'Pathogenic bacterium modulates host cell-to-cell communication'
Hua Bai, assistant professor in genetics, development and cell biology, will be the guest speaker at the Roy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology Seminar on Thursday, Feb. 1. The title of his seminar is "Mechanisms of Cardiac Aging: A Tale of Two mTOR Complexes." BBMB Chair Kristen Johansen is hosting the seminar.
Title: "Mechanisms of Cardiac Aging: A Tale of Two mTOR Complexes" Read more about 'Mechanisms of Cardiac Aging: A Tale of Two mTOR Complexes'
Martin Arlt: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor — Faculty Assistant Research Scientist of Human Genetics in Department of Human Genetics Read more about 'Experimental systems for understanding the mechanisms and risk factors of copy number variant mutagenesis'
The Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology Seminar will feature Dr. Carolyn Lawrence-Dill (genetics, development and cell biology associate professor), Dr. Steve Whitham (plant pathology and microbiology) and Dr. Lie Tang (agricultural and biosystems engineering) as speakers. Read more about 'Developing the enviratron, an automated plant phenotyping facility'
The Roy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology Seminar for Thursday, Feb. 8, will feature Sanjeevi Sivasankar. Sivasankar is an associate professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy and courtesy joint faculty in the Department of Genetics, Development and Cell Biology. Read more about 'Biophysics of cell adhesion: How cells sense and respond to force'
Aussie Suzuki — University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Biology, Postdoctoral Fellow Read more about 'Blueprint for kinetochores: How cells establish functional kinetochores for faithful chromosome segregation'
Diane Bassham, genetics, development and cell biology professor, will be the speaker for the Plant Pathology and Microbiology Department Seminar on Tuesday, Feb. 13, from 3:10 to 4 p.m. in 152 Science I. Read more about 'Regulation of autophagy by stress and hormone signaling pathways'
Liang Song — Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, Calif., Postdoctoral Researcher Read more about 'Multitasking: coordination of stress responses and seed maturation by abscisic acid transcription factor networks'
Christopher Shoemaker: Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology Research Associate Read more about 'Assembling the building blocks: Defining the genetic blueprint for mammalian autophagy'
The Plant Pathology and Microbiology Department will host Dr. Gustavo MacIntosh from the Iowa State University Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology on Tuesday, March 6. Read more about 'Exploring molecular effects of gene pyramiding to control soybean aphid'