The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, Inc.

2011 Plant Science Seminar Series

Speakers are hosted by the indicated division or by the Noble Foundation:
Forage Improvement Forage Improvement   Plant Biology Plant Biology   Noble Foundation Foundation-wide

Forage Improvement Monday, January 10, 2011
Phenotypic and Genetic Characterization of Legumes and Grasses
Dr. Kishor Bhattarai
Utah State University
11AM Forage Improvement 1st Floor Large Conference Room
Forage Improvement Thursday, January 13, 2011
Biological Functions of Transcription Factors for the Formation of Barley Spikes
Dr. Takao Komatsuda
National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Japan
2PM Kruse Auditorium
Plant Biology Thursday, February 10, 2011
ROS signaling: The New Wave?
Dr. Ron Mittler
University of North Texas
10AM Kruse Auditorium
Forage Improvement Monday, February 14, 2011
Join the Green Gene Revolution/Molecular Technologies and Digital Phenotyping for Crop Improvement
Mark van Haaren
KeyGene, Inc.
10AM Kruse Auditorium
Plant Biology Thursday, March 03, 2011
Application of Protein Microarrays to Construct Networks and Pathways
Dr. Heng Zhu
John Hopkins
10AM Kruse Auditorium
Plant Biology Thursday, March 10, 2011
Heterosis, Protein Metabolism and Energy Efficiency: How Cyberinfrastructure Can Be Applied
Dr. Stephen A. Goff
iPlant Collaborative
BIO5 Institute
10AM Kruse Auditorium
Plant Biology Thursday, March 17, 2011
Dr. Xiaoqiang Wang
The Noble Foundation
10AM Kruse Auditorium
Forage Improvement Monday, March 21, 2011
Functional Analysis of Key Transcription Factors Involved in Rice Cell Wall Biosynthesis
Dr. Mao-Feng Chai
Department of Plant Pathology
Ohio State University
10AM Kruse Auditorium
Forage Improvement Thursday, April 07, 2011
Development of a Genomic Selection Program for Fusarium Head Blight Resistance in Barley
Dr. Aaron Lorenz
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Department of Agronomy & Horticulture
8:30AM Kruse Auditorium
Plant Biology Thursday, April 07, 2011
NO, Nitrite and Hyponitrite: Unexpected Heme-NOx Conformations
Dr. George Richter-Addo
University of Oklahoma
10AM Kruse Auditorium
Plant Biology Thursday, April 28, 2011
Dr. Michael Udvardi
The Noble Foundation
10AM Kruse Auditorium
Plant Biology Thursday, April 28, 2011
Dr. Xiaoqiang Wang
The Noble Foundation
10AM Kruse Auditorium
Forage Improvement Thursday, May 05, 2011
Advances with Grass Fungal Endophytes in Agriculture
Dr. Carolyn Young
The Noble Foundation
2PM Kruse Auditorium
Plant Biology Thursday, May 05, 2011
Dr. Krzysztof Szczyglowski
University of Western Ontario
10AM Kruse Auditorium
Plant Biology Thursday, May 26, 2011
Life of Death:  Tapping Fungi for Agronomic Gain or Killing Them if They Won't Help
Dr. Kelly Craven
The Noble Foundation
10AM Kruse Auditorium
Forage Improvement Tuesday, June 07, 2011
Evolution of Medicago (alfalfa and allied forages) with Special Reference to the Model Genomic Species Medicago truncatula
Dr. Ernest Small
National Program on Environmental Health-Biodiversity
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
10AM Kruse Auditorium
Forage Improvement Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Cyanogenesis and the Genetics of Adaption in White Clover (Trifolium repens L.)
Dr. Ken Olsen
Washington University
St. Louis, MO
11AM Kruse Auditorium
Forage Improvement Thursday, June 23, 2011
Dr. Yanqi Wu
Assistant Professor, Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
Oklahoma State University
2PM Kruse Auditorium
Forage Improvement Thursday, June 30, 2011
Molecular Breeding of Forages in a Climate of Change
Dr. German Spangenberg
Department of Primary Industries
Victorian AgriBiosciences Centre
La Trobe University
3PM Kruse Auditorium
Plant Biology Monday, July 11, 2011
Genetic Dissection of Systemic Nitrogen Signalling in Arabidopsis thaliana
Thomas Widiez
Rutgers University
1:30PM Kruse Auditorium
Forage Improvement Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Grass is Greener on the Other Side - Biotechnology and Gene Containment for Genetic Improvement of Perennials
Dr. Hong Luo
Department of Genetics and Biochemistry
Clemson University
10AM Kruse Auditorium
Plant Biology Thursday, September 01, 2011
ENOD16 is Required for Infection Thread Development and Symbiosome Formation in M. truncatula root nodules
Dr. Janine Sherrier
University of Delaware
10AM Kruse Auditorium
Plant Biology Thursday, September 15, 2011
A Dynamic Microtubule Network for Plant Cell Growth
Bo Liu
University of California, Davis
10AM Kruse Auditorium
Plant Biology Monday, October 03, 2011
Understanding and Manipulating Salinity Tolerance in Wheat and Barley
Professor Mark Tester
Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics
University of Adelaide
1:30PM Kruse Auditorium
Plant Biology Thursday, October 06, 2011
Mapping the Seed: Global Dissection of Gene Activity During Seed Development
Professor John Harada
Department of Plant Biology
University of California, Davis
10AM Kruse Auditorium
Plant Biology Thursday, October 20, 2011
The Arabidopsis Membrane Protein Interactome
Dr. Wolf B. Frommer
Carnegie Institution for Science
1PM Kruse Auditorium
Plant Biology Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Microfluidic Chips with Mass Spectrometry for Proteomics
Dr. Jeonghoon Lee
Washington State University
10AM Kruse Auditorium
Plant Biology Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Elucidating matrix protein import and ß-oxidation pathways in plant peroxisomes
Dr. Bibi Rafeiza Khan
Department of Biology
University of Missouri-St. Louis
10AM Kruse Auditorium
Plant Biology Thursday, October 27, 2011
Mechanisms of attack and defense in the tomato - Pseudomonas syringe interaction
Dr. Gregory Martin
Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology
Cornell University
10AM Kruse Auditorium
Plant Biology Tuesday, November 01, 2011
Necrotrophic Effectors: Small Proteins with a Significant Role in the Stagonospora nodorum-Wheat Disease Interaction
Zhaohui Liu
Department of Plant Pathology
North Dakota State University
1:30PM Kruse Auditorium
Plant Biology Thursday, November 03, 2011
Exploiting the Model Grass Brachypodium for Biological Improvement of Grass Crops
Dr. David Garvin
Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics
University of Minnesota
10AM Kruse Auditorium
Plant Biology Thursday, November 10, 2011
Dynamics and Consequences of Mutualistic Symbioses: Investigating Fungal Endophytes in Grasses
Dr. Jennifer Rudgers
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Rice University
10AM Kruse Auditorium
Plant Biology Thursday, November 17, 2011
From the hidden world of plant cells to plants colonizing other worlds: A decade of plant cell biology research at the Noble Foundation
Dr. Elison Blancaflor
The Noble Foundation
1:30PM Kruse Auditorium
Plant Biology Thursday, November 17, 2011
Role of Nudix hydrolases in oxidative signaling
Dr. Mahalingam Ramamurthy
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Oklahoma State University
10AM Kruse Auditorium
Plant Biology Friday, November 18, 2011
Information Discovery from Plant and Bacterial Omic Data
Dr. Ying Xu
Regents – Georgia Research Alliance
Eminent Scholar and Professor
University of Georgia
9:45AM Kruse Auditorium
Forage Improvement Wednesday, December 07, 2011
Wheat Improvement at Texas A&M University
Dr. Amir Ibrahim
Department of Soil and Crop Sciences
Texas A&M University
9AM Kruse Auditorium
Plant Biology Thursday, December 15, 2011
Applied and Basic Plant Virology to Understand Host and Virus Gene Function
Dr. Rick Nelson
Plant Biology Division
The Noble Foundation
10AM Kruse Auditorium
Forage Improvement Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Chloroplast Genetic Engineering - Concepts and Applications
Dr. Henry Daniell
Department of Molecular Biology & Microbiology
University of Central Florida College of Medicine
10AM Kruse Auditorium


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If you are interested in attending a seminar, please contact Charlotte Pool, email: crpool@noble.org, telephone: 580.224.6808 (Forage Improvement) or Scotty Phelps, email: sbphelps@noble.org, telephone: 580.224.6602 (Plant Biology) to verify the date and time. Kruse Auditorium is located on the Noble Foundation campus, Ardmore, Okla.