The George Washington Carver Summer Research Internship Symposium is scheduled for Thursday, July 25. Lightning presentations will be held 9:30 a.m. to noon in 368A Heady Hall. Poster presentations will be held 1 to 2:30 p.m. in Curtiss Hall, Harl Commons. Read more about George Washington Carver Research Symposium
Steven A Whitham
Plant Pathology and Microbiology
Title of Defense:
Development of an aptamer-based nanosensor for SA detection and exploration of the role of SA in stress granule formation Read more about Changtian Chen - PhD Final Oral Exam
Major Professors: Wei Wang and Steve Whitham
Home Department: Plant Pathology and Microbiology
Title of Defense:
Bidirectional Interaction between Soybean Root Circadian Clock and Soybean Cyst Nematode (SCN) Read more about Lijun Cao - PhD Final Oral Exam
Major Professor: Dr. Thomas Peterson
Home Department: GDCB
Title of Defense:
Transposon-induced inversions activate tissue specific gene expression in Maize Read more about Sharu Paul Sharma - PhD Preliminary Exam
Registration (free) is now open for the 2019 PIRS Mini-Symposium:
"Novel candidate gene discovery by computing on phenotypes”
Apr 3-4, 2019 — ISU’s Alumni Center in Ames, IA
The primary goals of the meeting are: Read more about 2019 ISU PIRS Mini Symposium
The featured speaker for The Roy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology (BBMB) Spring 2019 Seminar Series for Thursday, January 24th, is Dr. Teresita Padilla-Benavides, from the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology of the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Read more about BBMB Seminar - Dr. Teresita Padilla-Benavides
The featured speaker for The Roy J. Carver Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology (BBMB) Spring 2019 Seminar Series for Thursday, January 17, is Carmen Reynolds, from the Department of Animal Science, Iowa State University.
Her seminar topic, “New Perspectives on Regulation by a Metabolite of Vitamin D”, will be presented at 4:10 p.m. in Room 1414 - Molecular Biology Building. Read more about BBMB Seminar - Carmen Reynolds
Department of Animal Science - Iowa State University
Host: Kristen Johansen
“Ovarian Impacts of Chronic Exposure to the Herbicide Glyphosate” Read more about Aileen Keating Seminar
Understanding how plants balance growth and stress responses is essential to optimize
crop yield in an ever-changing environment. Read more about PhD Final Oral Exam - Trevor Nolan - "To grow or survive: Plants modulate Brassinosteroid-regulated transcription factor BES1 during drought to balance growth and stress responses"
Animal Science Major Professor: Susan Lamont
Genomic evaluation of response to environmental challenges of commercial egg-laying chickens Read more about Final Oral Exam - Kaylee Rowland - "Genomic evaluation of response to environmental challenges of commercial egg-laying chickens"
Can you explain your research to a non-expert in three minutes?
If you can, we encourage you to apply to participate in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition. There are cash prizes: the winner receives $500 and an expense-paid trip to compete in the national competition! The event also gives you an opportunity to cultivate your presentation, research, and academic skills. Read more about 3MT Thesis Competition
Title: A pathway based method to leverage GWAS results
Time: Tuesday, Sept 25, 4 – 5pm
Place: Agron 3140
Sponsor: Raymond F. Baker Center for Plant Breeding