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James Marvin Memorial Seminar Series

Seminars are held in room 110 Jeffords Hall at 4:00 pm every Thursday (note the change from room 112 Jeffords last semester). Refreshments are available starting at 3:30 pm in room 107 Jeffords Hall.

The current seminar schedule is posted below. Schedules for the previous academic year can be accessed at www.uvm.edu/~plantbio/marvinarchive.php

Spring 2015 Marvin Seminar Schedule

Date Speaker Seminar Title
Jan 15 Dr. David S. Hibbett, Clark University
Host: Dr. Terry Delaney
The roots of rot: phylogenomics of wood-decaying Fungi, and the “end of the Carboniferous"
Jan 22 Open Open
Jan 29 Dr. Don Ross, UVM Plant & Soil Sciences Department Rock-eating mycorrhizae, hydropedology and a new hypothesis for mineral weathering in upland catchments
Feb 5 Dr. Vikram Chhatre, Postdoc, Keller Lab Understanding Climate Adaptation through Genome-Wide Patterns of Differentiation and Local Selection in Populus balsamifera. How Important Are Peripheral Populations?
Feb 12 Dr. Michael Sundue, Postdoc, Barrington Lab Collections-based research at the University of Vermont's Pringle Herbarium
Feb 19 Dr. Rob McClung, Dartmouth College
Host: Dr. Terry Delaney and Prince Zogli
As easy as ABC: Arabidopsis and Brassica clocks
Feb 26 Dr. Nathalie Isabel, Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Laurentian Forestry Centre
Host: Dr. Stephen Keller
What is going on 200 miles away from the University of Vermont? Forest tree genomics!
Mar 5 Spring Break No Seminar
Mar 12 Dr. Gabriela Bucini, Postdoc, Beckage Lab Title TBA
Mar 19 Dr. Jinshun Zhong, Postdoc, Preston Lab Title TBA
Mar 26 Dr. Ingi Agnarsson, UVM Biology Department Title TBA
Apr 2 Meghan McKeown, Grad Student, Preston Lab
Nikisha Patel, Grad Student, Barrington Lab
Title TBA
Title TBA
Apr 9 Beck Powers, Grad Student, Preston Lab
Kattia Palacio-Lopez, Grad Student, Molofsky Lab
Title TBA
Title TBA
Apr 16 Gianna Sassi, Grad Student, Harris Lab
Field Naturalist Student
Title TBA
Title TBA
Apr 23 Elliot Meyerowitz, California Tech
Host: Dr. Phil Lintilhac
Title TBA
Apr 30 Field Naturalist Students Titles TBA
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