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Department of Plant Sciences Departmental Seminar List which also now contains graduate student talks. Talks are mainly at 1pm on Thursdays in the Large Lecture Theatre.

Beware of time and venue changes.

Also note that graduate student talks are only half an hour and there are usually two at a time.

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Arbuscular mycorrhiza development and function

UserCaroline Gutjahr, Technical University of Munich.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 09 May 2019, 13:00-14:00

The origins of Neotropical mega-diversity

UserAlexandre Antonelli, Kew.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 07 March 2019, 13:00-14:00

Experience in founding Cambridge Glycoscience

This is a CambPlants Industrial talk

UserPaul Dupree, Biochemistry & Tom Simmons.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 28 February 2019, 16:00-17:00

Targeted grafts as a tool to enhance tomato preservation

UserSara Lopez-Gomollon, Baulcombe Lab.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 14 February 2019, 13:00-13:30

CANCELLED-Genetic regulation of tomato fruit ripening

Apologies, due to flight cancellation this talk will be rescheduled

UserJim Giovannoni, Boyce Thompson Institute, Cornell University .

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 29 November 2018, 13:00-14:00

Reprogramming roots for fungal symbiosis

UserLeonie Luginbuehl, Hibberd group.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 18 October 2018, 13:00-13:30

Plant Metabolic Clusters – From Genetics to Genomics

Third "Enid MacRobbie Women in Science" lecture

UserAnne Osbourne, John Innes Centre.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 24 May 2018, 13:00-14:00

Explosive seed dispersal

UserAngela Hay, Max Planck.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 10 May 2018, 13:00-14:00

(Epi)genomic Diversity and the Regulatory DNA Landscape

Special Seminar

User Joe Ecker, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, The Salk Institute for Biological studies.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 18 April 2018, 11:00-12:00

CANCELLED: How and why the growth and biomass varies across the tropics

THIS TALK IS CANCELLED

UserYadvinder Malhi, Professor of Ecosystem Science, University of Oxford.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 22 February 2018, 13:00-14:00

From vesicles to responsive artificial tissues

UserEmma Talbot, Haseloff Lab.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 01 February 2018, 13:00-13:30

CANCELLED-Phenotypic changes induced by stress and developmental reprogramming in plants

THIS TALK IS CANCELLED

UserJose Gutierrez-Marcos, Warwick University.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 25 January 2018, 13:00-14:00

CANCELLED: Drivers and consequences of pollinator decline: from individuals to landscapes

THIS TALK IS CANCELLED

UserJane Stout, Trinity College Dublin.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 11 January 2018, 13:00-14:00

Managing the global land resource

UserPete Smith, University of Aberdeen.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 02 November 2017, 13:00-14:00

Highlighting industry collaborations in Plant Sciences

This is a CAMBPLANTS Industrial Talk

UserCINTRIN.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 19 October 2017, 13:00-14:00

The surprising evolution of TTG1-WDR proteins

UserChiara Airoldi, Glover Lab.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 12 October 2017, 13:00-13:30

CANCELLED: Phenotypic changes induced by stress and developmental reprogramming in plants

THIS TALK IS CANCELLED

UserJose Gutierrez-Marcos, Warwick University.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 05 October 2017, 13:00-14:00

CambPlants Industrial Talks

This is a CPPS sponsored seminar

UserDr Vitor Verdelo Viera, A4F and Professor Alison Smith, Plant Sciences.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 11 May 2017, 13:00-14:00

Importance of Fluctuations in Light on Plant Photosynthetic Acclimation

UserSilvere Vialet-Chabrand, Griffiths group.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 20 April 2017, 13:00-13:30

Abundant phased siRNAs in plant reproductive organs

UserBlake Meyers, Donald Danforth Centre.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 16 March 2017, 13:00-14:00

Plant Physiology and Development From a Cut Flower Supplier Perspective

CambPlants Industrial Talk

UserMM Flowers and Beverley Glover.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 02 March 2017, 13:00-14:00

Climate Change and Nature Conservation

UserBrian Eversham, CEO, BCN Wildlife Trust.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 02 February 2017, 13:00-14:00

Engineering Meiosis and Recombination to Unlock Genetic Diversity

CambPlants Industrial Talk

UserGiacomo Bastianelli, Meiogenix and Ian Henderson.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 24 November 2016, 13:00-14:00

Resolving Conflicts: The Genetic Control of Plant Morphogenesis

UserEnrico Coen FRS, John Innes Centre.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 13 October 2016, 13:00-14:00

Epigenetic examination of heterosis in tomato

UserSebastian Müller, David Baulcombe Lab.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 26 May 2016, 13:00-13:30

Genes gone wild: Experimental evolution meets synthetic biology

UserRalph Bock, Max Planck Institute of Plant Molecular Biology.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 13:00-14:00

Perturbation Analysis of LEAFY in the Floral Transition Network of Arabidopsis thaliana

UserGitanjali Yadav, National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR) New Delhi India.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 05 May 2016, 13:00-14:00

The maize leaf – from development to environmental response

UserSarah Hake, Director USDA Gene Expression Center.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 21 April 2016, 13:00-14:00

Symmetry Matters in Gynoecium Development

This is a CPPS Seminar

UserLars Ostergaard, Head of Crop Genetics, JIC.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 18 February 2016, 16:00-17:00

A bird's-eye view of forest ecosystems

UserTommaso Jucker, David Coomes Lab.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 11 February 2016, 13:00-13:30

Big data, local data and global change

UserPhilip Grime, University of Sheffield.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 04 February 2016, 13:00-14:00

Development and evolution of land plant rooting systems

UserLiam Dolan, University of Oxford.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 21 January 2016, 13:00-14:00

Two Things Evolution Can Tell Us About Metabolic Engineering

UserSteven Burgess, Julian Hibberd Lab.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 14 January 2016, 13:00-13:30

Phenotyping is an F-word: crop research in Fields, on Farms, with Farmers

This is a CPPS Seminar

UserRoger Sylvester-Bradley, ADAS.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 26 November 2015, 16:00-17:00

A pioneering imaging approach to arbuscule development in rice

UserRonelle Roth, Uta Paszkowski Lab.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 19 November 2015, 13:00-14:00

The biodiversity value of degraded tropical forests

UserDavid Edwards, University of Sheffield.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 12 November 2015, 13:00-14:00

When Antarctica was green: Fossil plants reveal Antarctica’s climate history

UserJane Francis, Director, British Antarctic Survey.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 29 October 2015, 13:00-14:00

How our Botanic Gardens Work (and how they can work for you)

UserDr Sam Brockington, Cambridge University Botanic Garden Curator.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 22 October 2015, 13:00-14:00

Role of phytic acid in plant defence responses

UserJacquelyne Poon, 3rd yr grad.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 09 July 2015, 13:00-13:30

Investigating the biology of plant infection by the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae

UserNick Talbot, School of Biosciences, University of Exeter.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 02 July 2015, 13:00-14:00

Long-distance wound signals in Arabidopsis leaves

UserEdward Farmer, University of Lausanne.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 04 June 2015, 13:00-14:00

Where the bee flies: and why it matters

UserJuliet Osborne, University of Exeter.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 21 May 2015, 13:00-14:00

Understanding plant root developmental plasticity using cell type-specific genomics

UserMiriam Gifford, School of Life Sciences, University of Warwick.

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockThursday 07 May 2015, 13:00-14:00

Improving the pollination of the field bean (Vicia faba L.)

UserEmily Bailes, 3rd yr grad.

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 May 2015, 15:00-15:30

Title to be confirmed

UserJuheon Lee, 3rd yr grad.

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 May 2015, 14:30-15:00

Title to be confirmed

UserPatrick Dickinson, 3rd yr grad.

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 May 2015, 14:00-14:30

Paramutation in tomato

UserQuentin Gouil, 3rd yr grad.

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 May 2015, 12:00-12:30

Engineering riboswitches to enable rational control of transgene expression

UserChristopher Finch, 1st yr grad.

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 May 2015, 11:30-12:00

A forward genetic screen for Arabidopsis gene(s) that control meiotic recombination

UserDivyashree Nageswaran, 1st yr grad.

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 May 2015, 10:00-10:30

Risk of long-distance airborne spread of infectious plant diseases

UserMarcel Meyer, 1st yr grad.

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 May 2015, 09:30-10:00

Title to be confirmed

UserAlexander Blackwell, 1st yr grad.

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockThursday 30 April 2015, 15:00-15:30

Molecular genetics of autistic: the arbuscular mycorrhizal mutant of maize

UserDarius Riahy, 1st yr grad.

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockThursday 30 April 2015, 14:30-15:00

Fifty shapes of maize

UserRozi Vofely, 1st yr grad.

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockThursday 30 April 2015, 12:00-12:30

Understanding morphogenesis and wall mechanics in brown algae

UserMarina Linardic, 1st yr grad.

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockThursday 30 April 2015, 11:00-11:30

Mobilizing terrestrial primary production into aquatic food webs

UserChloe Orland, 1st year grad.

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockThursday 30 April 2015, 10:00-10:30

Multiple mechanisms limit meiotic crossovers

UserRaphael Mercier, Versailles INRA.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 23 April 2015, 13:00-14:00

Managing Innovation: an oxymoron?

CPPS Seminar

UserDavid Lawrence, Syngenta.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 05 March 2015, 16:00-17:00

Can genomics impact forestry?

UserRichard Buggs, Queen Mary University of London.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 19 February 2015, 13:00-14:00

The Future Directions of Rothamsted Research

UserAchim Dobermann, Rothamstead.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 22 January 2015, 13:00-14:00

Inhospitable: early signalling events during cereal symbiosis

UserEnrico Gobbato (Paszkowski Lab).

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 15 January 2015, 13:00-13:30

Early events in Arabidopsis bud activation

UserMaddie Seale, Sainsbury Lab.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 18 December 2014, 13:30-14:00

A physiological basis to agronomic development

UserCelestin Ukozehasi, Griffiths Lab.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 18 December 2014, 13:00-13:30

Grip, Slip, petals and pollinators

UserJonathan Pattrick, Glover Lab.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockFriday 12 December 2014, 11:30-12:00

DEPARTMENTAL RESEARCH DAY

UserVarious.

HouseTBC.

ClockThursday 11 December 2014, 09:00-18:00

Dealing with Sudden Oak Death in the UK

UserMatt Castle, Gilligan Lab.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 20 November 2014, 13:00-13:30

Scum of the Earth?

UserMatt Davey, Smith Lab.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 06 November 2014, 13:00-13:30

Chromatin and antisense transcript dynamics in seasonal timing

Enid MacRobbie Woman in Science Lecture

UserCaroline Dean, John Innes Centre.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 30 October 2014, 13:00-14:00

Roles of splicing in plant reproductive development

UserChiara Airoldi, Glover Lab.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 23 October 2014, 13:00-13:30

Plant Sciences Teaching: Inspiration, Innovation and Investigation

UserKatharine Hubbard, Teaching Associate.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 09 October 2014, 13:00-13:30

Wheat breeding for sustainable productivity, an oxymoron waiting to happen?

This is a CPPS seminar - note the time change

UserRichard Summers (RAGT).

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 20 March 2014, 16:00-17:00

Sympatric speciation on islands

This is a Sporne seminar. Venue = Sainsbury Lab

UserVincent Savolainen (Imperial College, London).

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockThursday 06 March 2014, 13:00-14:00

Regulation of early receptor kinase-mediated innate immune signalling

Graduate-invited lecture

UserCyril Zipfel (The Sainsbury Laboratory, Norwich).

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 20 February 2014, 13:00-14:00

CANCELLED: Planetary predictions from anywhere: Food, carbon, forests, biodiversity, plankton, roads...

Cancelled due to illness

UserMatt Smith (Microsoft Research, Cambridge).

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 13 February 2014, 13:00-14:00

Circadian regulation of chloroplasts

UserAntony Dodd (University of Bristol).

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 30 January 2014, 13:00-14:00

How biotrophic fungi manipulate their hosts: new functions of effectors

UserRegina Kahmann (Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Marburg).

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 23 January 2014, 13:00-14:00

Understanding and manipulating antibiotic production in actinomycetes

UserMervyn Bibb (John Innes Centre, Norwich).

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 05 December 2013, 13:00-14:00

Strategies of microorganisms to conquer plant tissues

UserSebastian Schornack (The Sainsbury Laboratory, Cambridge).

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 07 November 2013, 13:00-14:00

Addressing the wheat yield plateau

CPPS seminar to be held at 4pm, with tea-room networking afterwards.

UserTina Barsby (National Institute of Agricultural Botany, Cambridge).

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 31 October 2013, 16:00-17:00

Global change and life on Earth: reciprocal effects in a walk from genes to biosphere

UserJosep Penuelas (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona).

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 24 October 2013, 13:00-14:00

The genotype-phenotype map in Arabidopsis

This event will be held in the Sainsbury Laboratory

UserMagnus Nordborg (The Gregor Mendel Institute, Vienna).

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockThursday 17 October 2013, 13:00-14:00

Plastic Fantastic

UserSinead Collins, Edinburgh University.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 07 March 2013, 13:00-14:00

What can plants tell us about the evolution of sex chromosomes?

Note Venue

UserDeborah Charlesworth, Edinburgh University.

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockThursday 28 February 2013, 13:00-14:00

Putting things in perspective: multiscale integration of stomatal development

UserDominique Bergmann, Stanford University and HHMI.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 21 February 2013, 13:00-14:00

Linkages between plants, soil microbes, and the carbon cycle

CPPS seminar

UserRichard Bardgett, Lancaster Environment Centre.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 14 February 2013, 16:00-17:00

Plant Metabolomics- an update

UserAlisdair Fernie, Max-Planck-Institute, Golm.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 07 February 2013, 13:00-14:00

Turning over phytate: enzymic and structural perspectives

Note Venue

UserCharles Brearley, UEA.

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockThursday 31 January 2013, 13:00-14:00

The geometric basis of morphogenesis

UserPrzemek Prusinkiewicz, Calgary University.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 24 January 2013, 13:00-14:00

Genetics of speciation in Petunia

UserCris Kuhlemeirer, Bern University.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 29 November 2012, 13:00-14:00

Chemical and Physical Signals Interact to Create Pattern in Plant Development

NOTE VENUE CHANGE

UserElliot Meyerowitz, Sainsbury Lab, Cambridge University.

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockThursday 22 November 2012, 13:00-14:00

The deep evolutionary origins of stomata and stomatal physiology

UserDavid Beerling, Sheffield University.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 08 November 2012, 13:00-14:00

Making new molecules

UserAnne Osbourn, JIC.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 01 November 2012, 13:00-14:00

Sequencing/genotyping the wheat genome

Note Venue

UserKeith Edwards, Bristol University.

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockThursday 25 October 2012, 13:00-14:00

Unraveling a Transcriptional Network Involved in Maize Domestication

This is a Kenneth Sporne Lecture

UserJohn Doebley, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 15 March 2012, 16:00-17:00

Specification of pre-meiotic cells in maize anthers

Note venue

UserVirginia Walbot, Stanford University.

HouseSainsbury Laboratory, Cambridge University, Bateman Street.

ClockThursday 08 March 2012, 16:00-17:00

Molecular tools for the macroalgae

UserJohn Bothwell, Queen's University Belfast.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 01 March 2012, 16:00-17:00

Molecular Pharming gets a green thumbs up

This is a CPPS Seminar

UserJulian Ma, St. George’s, University of London.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 23 February 2012, 16:00-17:00

Hidden Signposts of Plant Development

UserEnrico Coen, JIC.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 16 February 2012, 16:00-17:00

How plants survive the night

Note venue

UserAlison M. Smith, JIC.

HouseSainsbury Laboratory, Cambridge University, Bateman Street.

ClockThursday 09 February 2012, 16:00-17:00

Drought and diversity in tropical rain forests

UserPatrick Meir, Edinburgh University.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 02 February 2012, 16:00-17:00

The control of flowering time

UserRichard Morris, JIC.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 26 January 2012, 16:00-17:00

Stomatal development and evolution

PLEASE NOTE VENUE

UserJulie Gray, Sheffield.

HouseSainsbury Laboratory, Cambridge University, Bateman Street.

ClockThursday 17 November 2011, 16:00-17:00

From Armadillos to Abscisic Acid

UserJuliet Coates, Birmingham.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 10 November 2011, 16:00-17:00

From Clone to Clinic- oilseed based bio-pharmaceutical production

This is a CPPS Seminar

UserMaurice Maloney, IACR Rothamstead.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 03 November 2011, 16:00-17:00

Evolution of C4 grasses: from genes to globe

PLEASE NOTE VENUE

UserColin Osborne, Sheffield.

HouseSainsbury Laboratory, Cambridge University, Bateman Street.

ClockThursday 20 October 2011, 16:00-17:00

Comparative genomics: lessons, rationales and perspectives

UserJerome Salse, INRA Versailles.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 06 October 2011, 16:00-17:00

Polyploidy and epigenetics

UserProf. Jeffrey Chen, University of Texas at Austin.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 17 March 2011, 16:00-17:00

Epigenetic variation across generations: mechanisms and consequences of DNA methylation in Arabidopsis

UserProf. Vincent Colot, Unité de Biologie Moléculaire des Organismes Photosynthétiques, ENS, France.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 10 March 2011, 16:00-17:00

Shaping the plant endomembrane system

UserProf. Chris Hawes, Oxford Brookes University.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 03 March 2011, 16:00-17:00

Why study early land plants?

UserProf. Dianne Edwards, School of Earth & Ocean Sciences, University of Cardiff.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 24 February 2011, 16:00-17:00

Is there a limit to tomato yield?

Cambridge Partnership in Plant Sciences Seminar

UserProf. Daniel Zamir, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 17 February 2011, 16:00-17:00

Mating systems, hybridization, polyploidy, and continuing evolution in Senecio (ragworts) and Sorbus (whitebeams)

UserProf. Simon Hiscock, School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 10 February 2011, 16:00-17:00

New Insights into Starch Metabolism in Arabidopsis and Other Plants

UserProf. Sam Zeeman, ETH Zurich, Switzerland.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 03 February 2011, 16:00-17:00

Environmental physiology

Blackman Lecture

UserProf. Bill Davies, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Lancaster.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 27 January 2011, 16:00-17:00

Thermosensory mechanisms in plants

UserDr Phillip Wigge, Department of Cell & Developmental Biology, John Innes Centre.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 20 January 2011, 16:00-17:00

Molecular control of flowering-time and vernalization

UserProf. Caroline Dean, Department of Cell & Developmental Biology, John Innes Centre.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 02 December 2010, 16:00-17:00

Cell fate specification guided by hormonal and genetic interplay during fruit development

This is a Cambridge Partnership in Plant Sciences Seminar

UserDr Lars Ostergaard, Department of Crop Genetics, John Innes Centre.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 25 November 2010, 16:00-17:00

Structure and function of photosystem-I

UserProf. John Golbeck, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Penn State University, USA.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 18 November 2010, 16:00-17:00

Plant membrane transport

UserProf. Dale Sanders, John Innes Centre.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 11 November 2010, 16:00-17:00

Design principles in energy and carbon metabolism

UserDr Ron Milo, Department of Plant Sciences, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 04 November 2010, 16:00-17:00

From plant-pathogen interactions to plant-microbe communities

UserProf. Paul Schulze-Lefert, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 28 October 2010, 16:00-17:00

CANCELLED: UK Long-term ecosystem dynamics and environmental

UserProf. Kathy Willis, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 21 October 2010, 16:00-17:00

UK Molecular plant-microbe-insect interactions

UserDr Saskia Hogenhout, Department of Disease and Stress Biology, John Innes Centre.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 14 October 2010, 16:00-17:00

Unravelling the 50 year old Ph1 puzzle in wheat

This is a CPPS Seminar

UserGraham Moore, John Innes Centre.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 25 February 2010, 16:00-17:00

The Evolution and Development of Leaves

UserJane Langdale, University of Oxford.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 11 February 2010, 16:00-17:00

Using Pathogen Effectors to Investigate Host Plant Resistance Mechanisms

UserJonathan Jones, The Sainsbury Laboratory.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 04 February 2010, 16:00-17:00

Arabidopsis natural variation: QTL, genes and 'omics'

UserMaarten Koorneef, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding, Cologne..

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 28 January 2010, 16:00-17:00

Unwinding the circadian clock with systems biology

UserAndrew Millar, University of Edinburgh.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 21 January 2010, 16:00-17:00

Basal Sexual Strategies: Sexual differentiation, haploid-diploid transitions, and uniparental inheritance of organelle genome

This is a Sporne Lecture

UserUrsula Goodenough, University of Washington, St Louis.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 14 January 2010, 16:00-17:00

Systems analysis of lateral root development: an emerging story…

UserMalcolm Bennet, Center for Plant Integrative Biology, University of Nottingham.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 26 November 2009, 16:00-17:00

Signalling pathways that establish symbiotic interactions in plants

UserGiles Oldroyd, Department of Disease and Stress Biology, John Innes Centre.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 19 November 2009, 16:00-17:00

Getting under the skin: How do plants generate and maintain an effective epidermis?

UserGwyneth Ingram, Institute of Molecular Plant Sciences, University of Edinburgh.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 29 October 2009, 16:00-17:00

What domestication missed: exploiting wild emmer to improve wheat

This is a CPPS seminar (http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/CPPS/)

UserCristobal Uauy, Department of Crop Genetics, John Innes Centre.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 22 October 2009, 16:00-17:00

Between a rock and a hard place - resistance evolution and genetic incompatibility in plants.

UserKirsten Bomblies, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 15 October 2009, 16:00-17:00

Seasonal control of flowering in annual and perennial plants

UserProfessor George Coupland - MPI for Plant Breeding, Cologne.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 05 March 2009, 16:00-17:00

Intracellular metabolite transport in C3 and C4 plants

UserProfessor Andreas Weber - University of Düsseldorf.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 26 February 2009, 16:00-17:00

Investigating the biology of plant infection by the rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae

UserProfessor Nicholas Talbot - University of Exeter.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 19 February 2009, 16:00-17:00

Regulatory role of ribosomes in plant development

UserDr Mary Byrne - John Innes Centre, Norwich.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 12 February 2009, 16:00-17:00

The European potential to produce Bio-energy: Miscanthus potential for current and future climates

This is a CPPS seminar http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/CPPS/

UserMr Astley Hastings - University of Aberdeen.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 05 February 2009, 16:00-17:00

Pollen tube growth: of male gametophytes and the need for models

UserProfessor José Feijó - University of Lisbon.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 29 January 2009, 16:00-17:00

RNA degradation and polyadenylation in Arabidopsis thaliana

UserDr Dominique Gagliardi - IBMP, Strasbourg.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 22 January 2009, 16:00-17:00

Physical aspects of evolutionary transitions to multicellularity

UserProfessor Ray Goldstein, DAMTP, University of Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 27 November 2008, 16:00-17:00

Biodiversity loss: Mechanisms and consequences

UserDr Andy Hector, ETH Zürich.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 20 November 2008, 16:30-17:00

Why equalising trade-offs aren't always neutral

UserDr Lindsay Turnbull, ETH Zürich.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 20 November 2008, 16:00-16:30

Getting to the root of developmental networks

This is a Blackman Lecture

UserProfessor Philip Benfey, Duke University.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 13 November 2008, 16:00-17:00

So you want to be an environmental consultant?

UserDr Melissa Barrett (Arthur D. Little) and Dr Nick Betson (RPM).

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 06 November 2008, 17:30-18:30

Discovery and analysis of novel riboswitches

UserProfessor Ronald Breaker, Yale University.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 06 November 2008, 16:00-17:00

New Horizons of the Domestication of Crop Plants

This is a CPPS seminar

UserProfessor Wayne Powell, IBERS Aberystwyth.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 30 October 2008, 16:00-17:00

Blue light sensing in plants and bacteria: all you need is a little LOV

UserDr John Christie, University of Glasgow.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 16 October 2008, 16:00-17:00

To grow or not to grow

UserProfessor Nicholas Harberd, University of Oxford.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 13 March 2008, 16:00-17:00

Everything you always wanted to know about potassium

UserDr Anna Amtmann, University of Glasgow.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 06 March 2008, 16:00-17:00

Induced epigenetic variation and its impact on Arabidopsis phenotype

UserDr Brande B H Wulff, Instituto de Biologia Molecular y Celular de Plantas Cuidad Politecnica de la Innovacion Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 27 February 2008, 10:00-11:00

Insect Pest Control: overcoming the problems?

UserProfessor Lin Field, Head of Insect Molecular Biology, Rothamsted Research.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockMonday 25 February 2008, 14:00-15:00

Building plant bodies from hair

UserProfessor Liam Dolan, John Innes Centre, Norwich.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 21 February 2008, 16:00-17:00

Towards an interdisciplinary view of shoot apical meristem function

UserProfessor Jan Traas, Ecole Normale Supérieure Lyon.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 14 February 2008, 16:00-17:00

Improving wheat for processing and nutrition

This CPPS Seminar is followed by drinks in the tea room

UserProfessor Peter Shewry, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 24 January 2008, 16:00-17:00

Functional genomics of salinity tolerance in plants

UserProf Mark Tester, University of Adelaide, Australia.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockMonday 17 December 2007, 11:00-12:00

Epigenetic asymmetry in plant gametes

UserDr Jose Gutierrez-Marcos, HRI Warwick.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 22 November 2007, 16:00-17:00

Cell-to-cell transport of PVX involves novel features of the endomembrane network

UserProfessor Jeanmarie Verchot Lubicz, Oklahoma State University.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 15 November 2007, 16:00-17:00

Genome- and species-wide analysis of sequence variation and its functional consequences

UserProfessor Detlef Weigel, MPI for Developmental Biology, Tübingen.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 08 November 2007, 16:00-17:00

Asking the plant about what's important in plant-herbivore interactions

UserProfessor Ian T. Baldwin, MPI for Chemical Biology, Jena.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 01 November 2007, 16:00-17:00

21st century crop science man

UserProfessor Andy Greenland, NIAB.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 25 October 2007, 16:00-17:00

Community assembly and phylogenies in tropical forest trees

UserDr Jérôme Chave, Université Paul Sabatier, Toulouse.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 18 October 2007, 16:00-17:00

Biogenesis and regulation of the photosynthetic apparatus

UserProfessor Jean-David Rochaix, University of Geneva.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 11 October 2007, 16:00-17:00

Green light effects on plant growth and development

UserProfessor Kevin Folta, University of Florida.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 04 October 2007, 16:00-17:00

Made in the shade: light signals, phytochromes and plant development

Re-scheduled from 8 February 2007

UserProfessor Garry Whitelam, University of Leicester.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 03 May 2007, 16:00-17:00

The legume toolbox for the Rhizobium root nodule symbiosis

UserProfessor Ton Bisseling, Wageningen University.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 15 March 2007, 16:00-17:00

Natural variation in Antirrhinum and Arabidopsis

UserDr Andrew Hudson, University of Edinburgh.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 08 March 2007, 16:00-17:00

Are treelines responding to climate change?

UserProfessor Emeritus Robert Crawford, University of St Andrews.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 01 March 2007, 16:00-17:00

The role of fungi in self-organisation of the soil-microbe complex

UserProfessor John Crawford, University of Abertay, Dundee.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 22 February 2007, 16:00-17:00

About the importance of molybdenum for life

UserDr Florian Bittner, Technische Universität Braunschweig.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 15 February 2007, 16:00-17:00

The first cyanobacterium. A redox switch hypothesis for the origin of oxygenic photosynthesis.

UserProfessor John Allen, Queen Mary, University of London.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 01 February 2007, 16:00-17:00

Grasses bite back: Silica as an anti-herbivore defence

UserProfessor Susan Hartley, University of Sussex.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 30 November 2006, 16:00-17:00

Hormonal control of shoot branching

UserProfessor Ottoline Leyser, University of York.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 23 November 2006, 16:00-17:00

Chloroplast DNA - the case of the vanishing genome

UserProfessor Chris Howe, University of Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 16 November 2006, 16:00-17:00

Small RNA-directed pathways in plants

UserProfessor Jim Carrington, Oregon State University.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 09 November 2006, 16:00-17:00

Getting to grips with the metabolic network of Arabidopsis

UserDr Lee Sweetlove, University of Oxford.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 02 November 2006, 16:00-17:00

Population structure and evolution of virulence in plant viruses

UserProfessor Fernando García-Arenal, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 26 October 2006, 16:00-17:00

Advantages of travelling by tube - explorations of fungal networks

UserProfessor Lynne Boddy, Cardiff University.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 19 October 2006, 16:00-17:00

Metal cofactor assembly in chloroplasts

UserDr Marinus Pilon, Colorado State University.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 12 October 2006, 16:00-17:00

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