Ethan Thibault

Seminars are held on Thursdays 4:30-5:30 in room Jeffords 110. People gather beforehand to socialize in room Jeffords 326 beginning at 4:00pm.

Seminars this semester will be held in person with a simultaneous livestream via Microsoft Teams. If you would like to attend a seminar remotely, please email to request a link to the MS Teams live stream.

The current seminar schedule is posted below. Marvin Seminar schedules for previous academic years can be accessed here.

Fall 2023 Marvin Seminar Schedule

DateSpeakerSeminar Title
Aug 31Jason MazurowskiThe Bees of Burlington: Exploring the surprising diversity of our urban wilds
Sep 7No Marvin SeminarDepartment welcome event
Sep 14No Marvin SeminarCelebration for Dave & Cathy
Sep 21OpenOpen
Sep 28Baxter Worthing and Rachel Wilson, UVM Plant Biology graduate students

Finding the Hidden Genomic Structural Variation Involved in Poplar Tree Hybridization

Title TBA

Oct 5Connor Lewis and Bertrand Black, UVM Plant Biology graduate students

Crosstown Traffic: Probing the Intersection of Vesicular Trafficking Pathways in Arabidopsis thaliana

Target Capture Sequencing Reveals Hidden Diversity in the Lady Fern (Athyrium filix-femina) Species Complex in the Americas

Oct 12No Marvin Seminar

Department retreat on October 13

Oct 19Dr. Alison Roberts, University of Rhode Island

An alternate route for cellulose biosynthesis

Oct 26Dr. Siva Sankari, Stower's Institute

Title TBA

Nov 2Dr. Cara Haney, University of Pittsburgh

Title TBA

Nov 9Ashley Lantigua and Charlotte Uden, UVM Plant Biology graduate studentsTitles TBA
Nov 16Dr. David Des Marais, MITThe genetic control of growth rate and the evolution of life history strategies
Nov 23No Marvin SeminarThanksgiving
Nov 30Hannah Shafer and Sandra Nnadi, UVM Plant Biology graduate studentsTitles TBA
Dec 7Mark Mullinger and Greta Savitsky, UVM Plant Biology graduate studentsTitles TBA