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Washington State University Molecular Plant Sciences

Seminar Series

Molecular Plant Sciences Graduate Program

Spring 2020 Seminar Series
(MPS 515)

Seminars are held each Wednesday at 12:10 p.m via Zoom.  Please contact for the Zoom URL


Date LocationSpeakerSeminar TitleTitle & AffiliationZoom recording
Jan. 20ZoomRon Mittler“Plasmodesmata, reactive oxygen species and a trio of calcium channels orchestrate rapid systemic signaling in plants”The Division of Plant Sciences, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, and the Department of Surgery, University of Missouri - ColumbiaLINK
Jan. 27ZoomMPS GSOStudent Meeting
Feb. 3Cancelled
Feb. 10ZoomShaun Clare"The power of pangenomics in gene validation"MPS Graduate Student, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, WSU
Feb. 17Cancelled
Feb. 24ZoomKathleen Hickey"Adaptions Mechanism to Drought Stress in Spring Wheat"MPS PhD Candidate, Institute of Biological Chemistry, WSU
Mar. 3Cancelled
Mar. 10ZoomSkylar Johnson"Flavins and Flowering Times"MPS PhD Candidate, Institute of Biological Chemistry, WSU
Mar. 17No SeminarAcademic Break
Mar. 24ZoomBrittney Moss"How can yeast help us understand the development of corn ears?"Assistant Professor, Department of Biology and Program in Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology, Whitman College
Mar. 31ZoomVishnutej Ellur"Investigating the roles of chickpeas polygalacturonase inhibiting proteins (PGIPs) against fungal pathogens"MPS PhD Candidate, Department of Plant Pathology, WSU
Apr. 7ZoomNatalia Dudareva"Plant Volatiles: From Emission to Perception"Distinguished Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Purdue University
Apr. 14ZoomChun-Yeung Ng"The interaction between rice Pho1 and PsaC: the potential impact on photosystem 1 by L80, a peptide unique to plant phosphorylase"MPS Graduate Student, Institute of Biological Chemistry, WSU
Apr. 21ZoomOpen
Apr. 28ZoomMatthew McGowan"Chromosomal Characteristics of Salt Stress Heritable Gene Expression in the Rice Genome"MPS PhD Candidate, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, WSU



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