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.

New Time: Mondays at 4p (Refreshments at 3:45p)
Location: Room 1200 Molecular Plant Sciences Building
*Download 2019-2020 schedule*

January 13, 2020

Monday Seminar Series

Deep orthology underlies expression of homologous phenotypes across highly divergent organisms including plants and humans

January 20, 2020

Monday Seminar Series

(Re) programming cell identity and function in Arabidopsis

January 27, 2020

Monday Seminar Series

Topic on: Pathways regulating plant development, with a focus on proteins associated with the cell wall

February 10, 2020

Monday Seminar Series

How do plant cells divide without the centrosome?

February 17, 2020

Monday Seminar Series

The role of domestication, breeding, and clonal propagation on genomic diversity of grapevines

February 24, 2020

Monday Seminar Series

Chemical genetics reveals that the catalytic activity of plant protein complexes affects their cellular trafficking

March 9, 2020

Monday Seminar Series

Improving CRISPR/Cas genome editing for precision breeding and disease management

March 16, 2020

Monday Seminar Series

Photosynthetic antenna engineering to improve crop yields

March 23, 2020

Monday Seminar Series

Adjusting the valves: stomatal development in a changing world

March 30, 2020

Monday Seminar Series

An old dog with new tricks: How protein synthesis responds to the chloroplast

April 6, 2020

Monday Seminar Series

The wondrous cycles of polyploidy in plants

April 13, 2020

Monday Seminar Series

Anton Lang Awards & Lecture

April 20, 2020

Monday Seminar Series

Molecular mechanisms of phytoplankton photosynthesis and carbon sequestration

Tuesday Noon Seminars

This series features a weekly student or postdoc presentation.

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

January 21, 2020

Tuesday Noon Seminar Series

Professional development: personal finance

January 28, 2020

Tuesday Noon Seminar Series

Testing the capacity of heterologous metabolic sinks to replace photoprotective mechanisms in cyanobacteria

February 4, 2020

Tuesday Noon Seminar Series

TBD

February 11, 2020

Tuesday Noon Seminar Series

TBD

February 18, 2020

Tuesday Noon Seminar Series

Sarathi Wijetilleke will update the community on the latest with the code of ethics

February 25, 2020

Tuesday Noon Seminar Series

Professional development: building your best colleague

March 10, 2020

Tuesday Noon Seminar Series

TBD

March 17, 2020

Tuesday Noon Seminar Series

Dynamic regulation of carbon assimilation and CCM in cyanobacteria

March 24, 2020

Tuesday Noon Seminar Series

Topic on Source/Sink in C4

March 31, 2020

Tuesday Noon Seminar Series

Melissa Borrusch, Linda Danhof, and Jim Klug talk about PRL resources at your disposal

April 7, 2020

Tuesday Noon Seminar Series

TBD

April 14, 2020

Tuesday Noon Seminar Series

Topic on Calvin cycle

Social Events & More

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

February 7, 2020

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.