Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Plant and Microbial Biology Plant Seminar: "Harnessing plant immune receptors for resistance to wheat stem rust"
Seminar | February 28 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall
Dr Dodds' focus is on fungal rust diseases, which constitute one of the most significant threats to cereal crops worldwide. The recent emergence of the highly virulent wheat stem rust strain Ug99 is of particular concern to world food security.
Dr Dodds' research has used the pathogenic interaction between flax and the flax rust fungus as a model for understanding the basis of rust disease as... More >
Seminar | February 28 | 12-1 p.m. | 125 Li Ka Shing Center
Mariana Byndloss, University of California, Davis
Seminar | February 28 | 12-1 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, 3101 Grinnell-Miller Library
MVZ Lunch is a graduate level seminar series (IB264) based on current and recent vertebrate research. Professors, graduate students, staff, and visiting researchers present on current and past research projects. The seminar meets every Wednesday from 12- 1pm in the Grinnell-Miller Library. Enter through the MVZ's Main Office, 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building, and please let the receptionist... More >
Seminar | February 28 | 12-1 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall
Pulin Li, California Institute of Technology
How genes, operating in individual cells, generate coordinated multicellular behavior is a fundamental question in biology. In every cell, a set of genes ('genetic circuits') interact with one another to control specific cellular functions, and combinations of these functional modules create population-level behavior, ranging from biological patterns to physiological rhythms. Applying a bottom-up... More >
On the Quantity and Quality of Girls: New Evidence on Abortion, Fertility, and Parental Investments: S. Anukriti, Boston College
Colloquium | February 28 | 12-1 p.m. | 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room
S. Ankruti, Professor, Department of Economics, Boston College
A lunch time talk and discussion session, featuring visiting and local scholars presenting their research on a wide range of topics of interest to demography.
Panel Discussion | February 28 | 4-8 p.m. | TBD Haas School of Business
Rebecca Irene Rowe
The Soulfull Project is the brainchild of four food industry veterans a chef, food scientist, marketer and designer who were inspired to make high-quality, nutritious food more accessible to those in need and increase community engagement.