Seminars & Events

Molecular Plant Science Seminars

Visiting scientists discuss timely topics. While at MSU, the scientists visit our laboratories to speak with the students, postdocs, and faculty in an informal setting.

Time: Mondays at 4:10p (Cookies and coffee at 4p)
Location: Room 101 Biochemistry Building
*Download 2018-2019 schedule*

January 14, 2019
Kende Award Seminar

Monday Seminar Series

The student awardee will be announced during the seminar.

January 28, 2019
Hong Qiao

Monday Seminar Series

Chromatin & transcription regulation in ethylene response

February 11, 2019
Aman Husbands

Monday Seminar Series

Do ligand-binding transcription factors drive morphological complexity?

February 18, 2019
Michael Phillips

Monday Seminar Series

TBD

February 25, 2019
Jose Pruneda-Paz

Monday Seminar Series

TBD

March 11, 2019
Olga Zabotina

Monday Seminar Series

Elucidation of the xyloglycan-synthesizing multiprotein complexes in Golgi and how they can determine the polysaccharide native patterns

March 18, 2019
Luis Herrera-Estrella

Monday Seminar Series

TBD

March 25, 2019
Christine Queitsch

Monday Seminar Series

TBD

April 8, 2019
Christian Hardtke

Monday Seminar Series

The phloem nexus of the plexus

April 15, 2019
Ilka Axmann

Monday Seminar Series

What time is it? How cyanobacteria prepare for day and night with a biochemical clock

April 22, 2019
Anton Lang Award

Monday Seminar Series

Anton Lang Awards & Lecture

Tuesday Noon Seminars

This series features a weekly student or postdoc presentation.

Time: Tuesdays at 12p
Location: Room 168 Plant Biology Building

September 25, 2018
Evan Angelos

Tuesday Noon Seminar Series

NADPH Oxidase activity is required for endoplasmic reticulum stress survival in plants

October 9, 2018
Sigal Lechno-Yossef

Tuesday Noon Seminar Series

RubisCO activase-like protein in the cyanobacterium Fremyella diplosiphon

October 16, 2018
Sean Weise

Tuesday Noon Seminar Series

Transcriptional regulation of glucose 6-phosphate across the chloroplast envelope

October 23, 2018
Matthew Bedewitz

Tuesday Noon Seminar Series

Biosynthesis of tropinone in Atropa belladonna (Deadly Nightshade)

October 30, 2018
Sarathi Wijetilleke

Tuesday Noon Seminar Series

Effects of isoprene on plant growth and gene expression

November 6, 2018
Adam Seroka

Tuesday Noon Seminar Series

Influence of elevated temperature on pattern triggered immunity in Arabidopsis thaliana

November 13, 2018
Brian St. Aubin

Tuesday Noon Seminar Series

Complementing tomato trichome mutants

November 20, 2018
Jeff Plegaria

Tuesday Noon Seminar Series

Using bacterial microcompartment architectures to engineer nanoparticles for uptake into plants

November 27, 2018
Anastasiya Lavell

Tuesday Noon Seminar Series

RBL10 interactome: intramembrane proteolysis and lipid metabolism of arabidopsis

December 4, 2018
Isaac Osei-Bonsu

Tuesday Noon Seminar Series

Probing thermotolerance of photosynthesis in situ via high throughput approaches

December 11, 2018
Li Zhang

Tuesday Noon Seminar Series

An important role of fucose biosynthesis and protein fucosylation genes in Arabidopsis immunity

Social Events & More

Coffee hours, PRL social events, additional research seminars and more.

October 18, 2018
DOE Project A Meeting

DOE Project Meeting

Theme: light-driven oxygen reduction

January 4, 2019
First Friday Coffee

Social Event

It’s the monthly Plant Biology Building Coffee Break: Come and get acquainted!

External Seminar Series

Links to seminars at our affiliated departments.