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Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Numerous inputs contribute to the genetic regulation of tomato fruit ripening

Post Doc invited speaker

UserJim Giovannoni, Boyce Thompson Institute.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 21 November 2019, 13:00-14:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Noisy and dynamic gene regulation in Arabidopsis

UserJames Locke, Sainsbury Laboratory Cambridge University.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 14 November 2019, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Aerosols and Ancient History in Arctic and Alpine Ice

UserJoe McConnell, Desert Research Institute, current "Shackleton visiting fellow" at Clare Hall.

HouseClare College (Latimer Room).

ClockThursday 31 October 2019, 17:30-19:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Symposium on CRISPR/CAS editing in crops

UserProfessor Kan Wang (Iowa State University), Prof Wendy Harwood (John Innes), Dr Emma Wallington (NIAB).

HouseAuditorium of Sainsbury Laboratory Cambridge University (Bateman Street).

ClockMonday 19 August 2019, 13:00-16:00

Plants perceive quinones via receptor-like kinases

Please note change of time

UserDr. Anuphon Laohavisit, Plant Immunity Research Group, RIKEN Centre for Sustainable Resource Science, Kanagawa, Japan.

HouseTom ap Rees, Department of Plant Sciences.

ClockFriday 05 July 2019, 10:00-11:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Reprogramming plant cells for endosymbiotic infection

UserFernanda de Carvalho-Niebel (The Laboratory of Plant-Microbe Interactions, INRA-CNRS, Toulouse).

HouseAuditorium of Sainsbury Laboratory Cambridge University (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 29 May 2019, 16:00-17:00

γ-Aminobutyric acid (GABA) is a plant signalling molecule

UserMatthew Gilliham, Professor of Crop Molecular Physiology, University of Adelaide, Australia.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 23 May 2019, 13:00-14:00

Delivering 'the promise' of plant science through translation

Seminars on Crop Science - 2 day series

UserLeon Terry, Cranfield University.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 21 May 2019, 11:00-11:50

Reducing agricultural reliance on inorganic fertilisers

Seminars on Crop Science - 2 day series

UserGiles Oldroyd, University of Cambridge.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 21 May 2019, 10:00-10:50

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Arbuscular mycorrhiza development and function

UserCaroline Gutjahr, Technical University of Munich.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 09 May 2019, 13:00-14:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

A rule based approach to Development

UserKim Sneppen (Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen).

HouseAuditorium of Sainsbury Laboratory Cambridge University (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 24 April 2019, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

If walls could talk: the evolution and adaptations of plant and algal cell walls

UserDr Zoë Popper, School of Natural Sciences, Institute for Environment, Marine and Energy, NUI Galway.

HouseAuditorium of Sainsbury Laboratory Cambridge University (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 27 March 2019, 16:00-17:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Experience in founding Cambridge Glycoscience

This is a CambPlants Industrial talk

UserPaul Dupree, Biochemistry & Tom Simmons.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 28 February 2019, 16:00-17:00

Early Career Researcher Networking Event and Travel Showcase

Open to all University of Cambridge PhD students and post-docs with interests in global food security

User .

HouseTom ap Rees, Department of Plant Sciences.

ClockFriday 14 December 2018, 16:00-18:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

CANCELLED-Genetic regulation of tomato fruit ripening

Apologies, due to flight cancellation this talk will be rescheduled

UserJim Giovannoni, Boyce Thompson Institute, Cornell University .

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 29 November 2018, 13:00-14:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Cellular Trajectories in Root Regeneration

UserProfessor Kenneth D. Birnbaum, New York University.

HouseAuditorium of Sainsbury Laboratory Cambridge University (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 28 November 2018, 16:00-17:00

The GMO Controversy

UserKate Creasey, Grow More Foundation.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockMonday 26 November 2018, 15:00-16:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Global Estimates of Marine Nitrogen Fixation based on a Non-Redfield Inverse Model

UserProf. Francois Primeau (University of California Irvine, USA).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 22 November 2018, 17:30-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Re-thinking the boundaries of dendrochronology

UserProf. Ulf Buentgen (Department of Geography).

HouseCripps Auditorium, Magdalene College.

ClockThursday 18 October 2018, 17:30-18:30

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Understanding the Evolution of Seed Plant Reproductive Adaptations Through a Fern

UserDr Andrew Plackett (Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge).

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockTuesday 02 October 2018, 12:30-13:30

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Balancing acts in the control of plant cell reprogramming

UserDr Momoko Ikeuchi (RIKEN Centre for Sustainable Resource Science).

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockTuesday 25 September 2018, 15:15-16:15

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Mechanics and dynamics of cell to cell adhesion in plants

UserDr Stéphane Verger (École Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France).

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockMonday 24 September 2018, 11:00-12:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Uncoupling the processes of development

UserDr Sarah Robinson (University of Bern) .

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockFriday 14 September 2018, 11:00-12:00

An inorganic antioxidant in a living system impacting atmospheric and marine chemistry: Iodide in seaweeds (kelp)

Hosted by CambPlants

UserProf. Frithjof C. Kuepper from Oceanlab, University of Aberdeen.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 17 July 2018, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Epigenetics Club

37th Epigenetics Club Seminar

UserProfessor Kim Nasmyth; Professor Anne Ferguson-Smith.

HouseBiffen Lecture Theatre, Department of Genetics, Downing Site.

ClockMonday 02 July 2018, 18:00-19:00

A Sugar-based Shadow Detector for Optimal Photosynthesis Efficiency- A Role for the Plant Heterotrimeric G Protein Complex

UserAlan Jones, Kenan Distinguished Professor, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

HouseTom ap Rees, Department of Plant Sciences.

ClockThursday 28 June 2018, 15:00-16:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Plant Metabolic Clusters – From Genetics to Genomics

Third "Enid MacRobbie Women in Science" lecture

UserAnne Osbourne, John Innes Centre.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 24 May 2018, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Record of abrupt changes of last climate cycle in European glacial dust deposits

UserDenis-Didier Rousseau - Laboratoire de Meteorologie Dynamique & CERES-ERTI.

HouseBawden Room, West Court, Jesus College.

ClockThursday 26 April 2018, 17:30-18:30

Plant Sciences Talks

Science editing for fun and profit

UserChris Surridge, Nature Plants Chief Editor.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences.

ClockFriday 20 April 2018, 15:00-17:00

Plant Sciences Talks

What's the point of yet another journal?

UserChris Surridge, Nature Plants Chief Editor.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences.

ClockFriday 20 April 2018, 11:00-12:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

(Epi)genomic Diversity and the Regulatory DNA Landscape

Special Seminar

User Joe Ecker, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, The Salk Institute for Biological studies.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 18 April 2018, 11:00-12:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Evolution and Engineering of Plant-Microbe Symbioses

UserJean-Michel Ané (University of Wisconsin - Madison).

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 07 March 2018, 16:00-17:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Modeling and understanding of Quaternary climate cycles

Normal time and place

UserAndrey Ganopolski, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.

HouseLatimer Room (Old Court), Clare College, Trinity Lane.

ClockThursday 22 February 2018, 17:30-18:30

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

CANCELLED: How and why the growth and biomass varies across the tropics

THIS TALK IS CANCELLED

UserYadvinder Malhi, Professor of Ecosystem Science, University of Oxford.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 22 February 2018, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

On the role of the Southern Ocean in modulating (past) climate variability

Please note different time/venue

UserSamuel Jaccard, University of Bern.

House Harker 1, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street.

ClockThursday 01 February 2018, 17:00-18:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Managing the global land resource

UserPete Smith, University of Aberdeen.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 02 November 2017, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Volcanic eruptions, climate and humans: How lessons from the past can help us to prepare for the future

UserMichael Sigl, Paul Scherrer Institut & Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Bern.

HouseLatimer Room (Old Court), Clare College, Trinity Lane.

ClockThursday 19 October 2017, 17:30-18:30

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Histone variants are essential for transmission of epigenetic information

UserDr Frederic Berger, The Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology, Vienna.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockThursday 29 June 2017, 11:00-12:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Cellular Dynamics and Signaling Molecules in Pollen Tube Guidance

UserDr Tetsuya Higashiyama, Institute of Transformative Bio-Molecules (ITbM), Nagoya University Japan.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 28 June 2017, 16:00-17:00

Plant Sciences Talks

The Biomaker Challenge: an introduction for biologists

UserProf Jim Haseloff and Dr Jenny Molloy.

HouseTom ap Rees, Department of Plant Sciences.

ClockWednesday 07 June 2017, 16:00-17:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

CambPlants Industrial Talks

This is a CPPS sponsored seminar

UserDr Vitor Verdelo Viera, A4F and Professor Alison Smith, Plant Sciences.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 11 May 2017, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Epigenetics Club

36th Epigenetics Club Seminar

UserDr Margaret Goodell; Prof. Paul Lehner.

HouseBiffen Lecture Theater, Department of Genetics.

ClockTuesday 07 March 2017, 18:00-19:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Small RNAs as morphogen-like signals in plant development

UserProfessor Marja Timmermans (University of Tuebingen).

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 22 February 2017, 16:00-17:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Modelling the Last Glacial-Interglacial Cycle: How sensitive are past climates?

UserPaul Valdes, School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol.

HouseLatimer Room (Old Court), Clare College, Trinity Lane.

ClockThursday 09 February 2017, 17:30-18:30

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Climate Change and Nature Conservation

UserBrian Eversham, CEO, BCN Wildlife Trust.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 02 February 2017, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Late Quaternary tephrostratigraphies from East African lakes

UserChristine Lane, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseLatimer Room (Old Court), Clare College, Trinity Lane.

ClockThursday 26 January 2017, 17:30-18:30

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Engineering Meiosis and Recombination to Unlock Genetic Diversity

CambPlants Industrial Talk

UserGiacomo Bastianelli, Meiogenix and Ian Henderson.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 24 November 2016, 13:00-14:00

Understanding the Biotechnology Industry

UserDr Simon Aspland, Acidophil Ltd.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockTuesday 22 November 2016, 14:00-15:30

Chaperone Machineries in RuBisCO Biogenesis and Metabolic Repair

UserProf. Manajit Hayer-Hartl. Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Germany.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockWednesday 16 November 2016, 13:00-14:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Deciphering the role of cell wall signalling in plant development

UserSebastian Wolf, Centre for Organismal Studies, Heidelberg University.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockThursday 10 November 2016, 10:00-11:00

Cambridge Epigenetics Club

35th Epigenetics Club Seminar

UserDr Oliver Rando; Dr Francois Spitz.

HouseBiffen Lecture Theater, Department of Genetics.

ClockFriday 04 November 2016, 16:30-17:30

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

The influence of flowering behaviour on plant architecture in perennials

UserMaria Albani, Botanical Institute, Cologne Biocenter, University of Cologne.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockThursday 03 November 2016, 14:00-15:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Beyond the rainbow: understanding the multiscale mechanisms of petal patterning

UserEdwige Moyroud, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockTuesday 01 November 2016, 14:00-15:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Elucidating and re-wiring gene regulatory networks mediating plant defence

This talk is part of the Sainsbury Laboratory Seminar Series

UserProfessor Katherine Denby, University of York.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 19 October 2016, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Epigenetics Club

34th Epigenetics Club Seminar

UserDr Todd MacFarlan (NIH); Dr Elizasbeth Bayne (Edinburgh).

HouseBiffen Lecture Theater, Department of Genetics.

ClockTuesday 18 October 2016, 16:30-17:30

The functional study of P1/HC-Pro in the suppression of the miRNA pathway

UserDr. Shih-Shun Lin Associate Professor Head, Laboratory of Plant Molecular Biology & Virology Institute of Biotechnology National Taiwan University.

HouseTom ap Rees, Department of Plant Sciences.

ClockMonday 25 July 2016, 14:00-15:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

CANCELLED Circadian clock function and organisation in Arabidopsis thaliana

UserPaloma Mas, Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics (CRAG-CSIC).

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockFriday 24 June 2016, 14:00-15:00

Plant Sciences Talks

Cheating your way to the top: rules and regulations

UserBoris Bongalov, Forest Ecology Group.

HouseTom ap Rees, Department of Plant Sciences.

ClockFriday 17 June 2016, 14:00-15:00

Plant Sciences Talks

System-level mechanisms in plant development and plasticity: From regulatory networks and epigenetic landscapes to morphogenesis

UserElena R. Álvarez-Buylla (Instuto de Ecología & Centro de Ciencias de la Complejidad, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences.

ClockFriday 17 June 2016, 13:00-13:50

Fellowship application seminar

Open to postdocs and 3rd year PhD students (from Plant Sciences and SLCU). Registration required.

UserGraham Dransfield (Chem Eng); Renata Schaeffer (Research Office).

HouseTom ap Rees, Department of Plant Sciences.

ClockFriday 10 June 2016, 15:30-17:30

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Supergenes, Sex and Sociality

UserLaurent Keller, University of Lausanne.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 25 May 2016, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Epigenetics Club

33rd Epigenetics Club Seminar

Please note the new time and location

UserDr Peter Rugg-Gunn (The Babraham Institute); Dr Ross Waller (Department of Biochemistry).

HouseBiffen Lecture Theater, Department of Genetics.

ClockTuesday 24 May 2016, 16:30-17:30

Plant Sciences Talks

Extending our view of morphogenesis

UserSarah Robinson (Cris Kuhlemeier group at the University of Bern).

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences.

ClockFriday 20 May 2016, 13:00-13:50

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

MscS-Like Mechanosensitive Ion Channels as Modular Sensors and Reporters of Membrane Tension

UserElizabeth Haswell, Washington University in St. Louis (SLCU Sabbatical Visitor).

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 18 May 2016, 16:00-17:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Large CO2 emissions from pre-industrial land use change – Does the carbon budget add up?

UserBenjamin Stocker. Department of Life Sciences, Imperial College London.

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 17:30-18:30

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Genes gone wild: Experimental evolution meets synthetic biology

UserRalph Bock, Max Planck Institute of Plant Molecular Biology.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

A formal subdivision of the Holocene Series/Epoch

UserMike Walker, School of Archaeology, History & Anthropology, Trinity Saint David, University of Wales, Lampeter, and Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, Aberystwyth University.

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 05 May 2016, 17:30-18:30

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Perturbation Analysis of LEAFY in the Floral Transition Network of Arabidopsis thaliana

UserGitanjali Yadav, National Institute of Plant Genome Research (NIPGR) New Delhi India.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 05 May 2016, 13:00-14:00

Plant Sciences Talks

Metabolite damage and its repair or pre-emption

UserProf. Andrew Hanson, University of Florida.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences.

ClockWednesday 04 May 2016, 14:00-15:00

Plant Sciences Talks

Gene regulation by epigenetics and distance enhancers

UserDr Maike Stam, from the University of Amsterdam, Swammerdam Institute for Life Sciences.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences.

ClockWednesday 04 May 2016, 11:00-12:00

Plant Sciences Talks

Modelling genetic control of insect pests

UserDr Nina Alphey from Department of Zoology, University of Oxford.

HouseTom ap Rees, Department of Plant Sciences.

ClockWednesday 27 April 2016, 11:00-12:00

Plant Sciences Talks

Guiding Principles of Selective Autophagy in Plants

UserDr Yasin Dagdas, Sainsbury Lab, Norwich .

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences.

ClockWednesday 27 April 2016, 11:00-12:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Mapping main and interacting QTLs within the arabidopsis multiparent RIL (AMPRIL) population

3CS: The Cambridge Centre for Crop Sciences Inaugural Seminar

UserDr Korbinian Schneeberger, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Cologne, Germany.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 16 March 2016, 14:00-15:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Expression homeostasis during DNA replication

UserNaama Barkai, Weizmann Institute of Science.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 24 February 2016, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Epigenetics Club

32nd Epigenetics Club Seminar

UserDr Ian Henderson (University of Cambridge); Dr Petra Hajkova (Imperial College, London).

HouseBiffen Lecture Theater, Department of Genetics.

ClockTuesday 23 February 2016, 16:30-17:30

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Symmetry Matters in Gynoecium Development

This is a CPPS Seminar

UserLars Ostergaard, Head of Crop Genetics, JIC.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 18 February 2016, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Remodeling root cells for AM symbiosis’

UserMaria Harrison, Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 27 January 2016, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Epigenetics Club

31st Epigenetics Club Seminar

User Prof. Antoine Peters (University of Basel, Switzerland); Dr Skirmantas Kriacionis (Nuffield Department of Medicine, University of Oxford).

HousePhysiology Lecture Theatre, Physiology Building Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 20 January 2016, 16:30-17:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Climate and Society: Examples of the climate impact on civilizations

UserSebastian Breitenbacher (Earth Sciences Department, University of Cambridge).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 03 December 2015, 17:30-18:30

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Non-genetic inheritance of phenotype in mammals

UserAnne Ferguson-Smith (University of Cambridge).

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 25 November 2015, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Epigenetics Club

30th Epigenetics Club Seminar

User Prof. Ryan Lister (The University of Western Australia); Prof. Doug Higgs (Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine, Oxford University).

HousePhysiology Lecture Theatre, Physiology Building Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 24 November 2015, 18:00-19:00

Plant Sciences Talks

Overcoming chemical betrayal: plant defensive signalling against pathogens

UserDr Josiah Mutuku, BioSciences East and Central Africa, Nairobi.

HouseTom ap Rees, Department of Plant Sciences.

ClockFriday 20 November 2015, 14:00-15:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Using the Land-Ocean Transition to understand coastal landscapes

UserMark Bateman (Department of Geography, University of Sheffield).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 19 November 2015, 17:30-18:30

Cambridge Epigenetics Club

29th Epigenetics Club Seminar

UserProf. Steven Henikoff (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA, USA); Prof. Craig Pikaard (Dept of Biology & Dept of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA).

HousePhysiology Lecture Theatre, Physiology Building Downing Site.

ClockMonday 09 November 2015, 18:00-19:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Landscape Retreat and 'Jumping': Late Prehistoric Fenland Environmental Adaption/Response

UserChristopher Evans (Division of Archaeology, University of Cambridge).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 05 November 2015, 17:30-18:30

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

From bud set to bud break: molecular regulators of winter dormancy in trees

UserIsabel Marta Allona Alberich, Technical University of Madrid.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 04 November 2015, 16:00-17:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

How our Botanic Gardens Work (and how they can work for you)

UserDr Sam Brockington, Cambridge University Botanic Garden Curator.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 22 October 2015, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

The last 1000 years in East Antarctica: insights from a new temperature proxy.

UserAnais Orsi, Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement, Gif-sur-Yvette (France).

HouseCripps Meeting Room 4, Cripps Court Building, Chesterton Road, Magdalene College.

ClockThursday 15 October 2015, 17:30-18:30

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Spatio-temporal organization of bacterial biofilms

UserDr Jordi Garcia-Ojalvo (University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona).

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockThursday 27 August 2015, 14:00-15:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Molecular control of cellular collectives

UserDr Hyun Youk (Delft University of Technology).

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockThursday 27 August 2015, 13:00-14:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserProfessor Henrik Jonsson (Sainsbury Laboratory, University of Cambridge).

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockThursday 27 August 2015, 09:00-10:00

Plant Sciences Talks

“Chemical Arms Race at Sea”: The role of virally-encoded auxiliary metabolic genes in shaping the marine environment

UserAssaf Vardi. Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences.

ClockWednesday 26 August 2015, 11:00-12:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Cell-based patterning in developing tissues

UserProfessor Marta Ibanes (University of Barcelona).

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockTuesday 25 August 2015, 10:00-11:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

The emergence of positional information in ensembles of mouse ES cells

UserProfessor Alfonso Martinez Arias ( Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge).

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockMonday 24 August 2015, 15:30-16:30

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Cell complexes: A general mathematical framework for modelling development in 1, 2 and 3 dimensions

UserProfessor Przemyslaw Prusinkiwicz (Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary).

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockMonday 24 August 2015, 14:30-15:30

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Connecting Biology to Mathematics by way of Symbolic Computing

UserProfessor Eric Mjolsness, Leverhulme visiting Professor.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 17 June 2015, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Epigenetics Club

28th Epigenetics Club Seminar

UserProf. John Rinn; Dr Sarah Teichmann.

HousePhysiology Lecure Theatre, Physiology Building Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 16 June 2015, 18:00-19:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Boron isotopes as pH proxy: a critical evaluation

UserDr. Sambuddha Misra (Godwin Laboratory for Palaeoclimate Research, Earth Sciences Department, University of Cambridge).

HouseCripps Meeting Room 3, Cripps Court Building, Chesterton Road, Magdalene College.

ClockThursday 14 May 2015, 17:30-18:30

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Understanding plant root developmental plasticity using cell type-specific genomics

UserMiriam Gifford, School of Life Sciences, University of Warwick.

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockThursday 07 May 2015, 13:00-14:00

Food Futures in the World

Can GM crops help to feed the world?

Last talk of term!

UserProfessor Sir Brian Heap.

HouseBiffen Lecture Theatre, Department of Genetics, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 06 May 2015, 13:00-14:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserJuheon Lee, 3rd yr grad.

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 May 2015, 14:30-15:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserPatrick Dickinson, 3rd yr grad.

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 May 2015, 14:00-14:30

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Paramutation in tomato

UserQuentin Gouil, 3rd yr grad.

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockFriday 01 May 2015, 12:00-12:30

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Title to be confirmed

UserAlexander Blackwell, 1st yr grad.

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockThursday 30 April 2015, 15:00-15:30

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Fifty shapes of maize

UserRozi Vofely, 1st yr grad.

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockThursday 30 April 2015, 12:00-12:30

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Control of Arabidopsis Petal Growth

UserProfessor Vivian Irish, Yale University.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 25 March 2015, 16:00-17:00

Food Futures in the World

Resource competition: Supporting a growing population whilst reducing greenhouse gas emissions

UserDr Astley Hastings, Research Fellow, The School of Biological Sciences, University of Aberdeen.

HouseBiffen Lecture Theatre, Department of Genetics, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 11 March 2015, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Retreat of the last British-Irish Ice Sheet; landforms, sediments, dates and the BRITICE-CHRONO project

UserProf Chris D. Clark, Department of Geography, University of Sheffield (UK).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 05 March 2015, 17:30-18:30

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Managing Innovation: an oxymoron?

CPPS Seminar

UserDavid Lawrence, Syngenta.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 05 March 2015, 16:00-17:00

Food Futures in the World

Food Wastage and Global Food Security

UserDr Tim Fox, Head of Energy and Environment, Institute of Mechanical Engineers.

HouseBiffen Lecture Theatre, Department of Genetics, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 04 March 2015, 13:00-14:00

Plant Sciences Talks

How to build political will for a stable climate

UserJoe Robertson, Citizens' Climate Lobby.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences.

ClockThursday 19 February 2015, 19:30-20:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

New DNA approaches to understanding Late-Quaternary and recent biodiversity changes – potential and problems

UserProf Mary E. Edwards, Department of Geography and Environment, University of Southampton (UK).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 19 February 2015, 17:30-18:30

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Can genomics impact forestry?

UserRichard Buggs, Queen Mary University of London.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 19 February 2015, 13:00-14:00

Food Futures in the World

Feeding the world without costing the earth

UserProfessor Andrew Balmford, Professor of Conservation Science, Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge.

HouseBiffen Lecture Theatre, Department of Genetics, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 18 February 2015, 13:00-14:00

Plant Sciences Talks

Engineering complex metabolic feedback in Escherichia coli

UserDr Felix Moser, MIT Bioengineering & Broad Institute.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences.

ClockTuesday 10 February 2015, 16:00-17:30

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Seasonal flowering in annual and perennial plants

UserProfessor George Coupland (Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research).

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockMonday 26 January 2015, 15:00-16:00

Cambridge Epigenetics Club

27th Epigenetics Club Seminar

UserDr Sarah Elderkin; Dr Daniel Zilberman.

HousePhysiology Lecure Theatre, Physiology Building Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 13 January 2015, 18:00-19:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

DEPARTMENTAL RESEARCH DAY

UserVarious.

HouseTBC.

ClockThursday 11 December 2014, 09:00-18:00

Plant Sciences Talks

Geneious R8

UserChristian Olsen & Claire Westwood, Biomatters.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences.

ClockMonday 01 December 2014, 13:00-14:00

Cambridge Epigenetics Club

26th Epigenetics Club Seminar

UserDr Déborah Bourc'his; Prof. Ueli Grossniklaus.

HousePhysiology Lecure Theatre, Physiology Building Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 25 November 2014, 18:00-19:00

Plant Sciences Talks

Ensembl Plants: Visualising, mining and analysing crop genomics data

UserDan Bolser, Ensembl Plants Project Leader, EMBL-EBI .

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Plant Sciences.

ClockWednesday 19 November 2014, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

The North American deglaciation: linking rapid climate change, ice sheet retreat and sea level rises

UserDr Lauren Gregoire (School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockFriday 14 November 2014, 17:30-18:30

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Science from a sheet of paper

UserDr Tadashi Tokieda, University of Cambridge.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 12 November 2014, 16:00-17:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Changes in the Global Carbon Cycle over the last 800,000 years - an ice core perspective

UserProf Dr Hubertus Fischer (Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Bern).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 06 November 2014, 17:30-18:30

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Ad-ab boundaries: Organisers of plant development

UserDr Marcus Heisler, European Molecular Biology Laboratory.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 05 November 2014, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Dynamics of stem cell signalling pathways in plant meristems

UserProfessor Rüdiger Simon, Heinrich-Heine University.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 05 November 2014, 10:00-10:45

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Chromatin and antisense transcript dynamics in seasonal timing

Enid MacRobbie Woman in Science Lecture

UserCaroline Dean, John Innes Centre.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 30 October 2014, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Top-down and bottom-up evidence for the early anthropogenic hypothesis

UserProf Bill Ruddiman (Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia, US).

HouseTilley Lecture Theatre, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street.

ClockWednesday 22 October 2014, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Self organising developmental systems and evolution

UserDr Tom Bennett, Sainsbury Laboratory University of Cambridge.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 15 October 2014, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Epigenetics Club

25th Epigenetics Club Seminar

UserDr Greg Hannon; Dr Michaela Frye.

HousePhysiology Lecure Theatre, Physiology Building Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 07 October 2014, 18:00-19:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Plant cell biology: endocytosis and cell signalling

UserDr Clara Sanchez Rodriguez, Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 01 October 2014, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Planar and outer membrane polarity in the Arabidopsis root epidermis

UserMarkus Grebe, Institute for Biochemistry and Biology, University of Potsdam.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 30 July 2014, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Epigenetic control of cellular reprogramming in Arabidopsis

UserKeiko Sugimoto, Cell Function Research Team Leader, RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 16 July 2014, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Epigenetic regulation by trxG and PcG in Arabidopsis

UserProfessor Zinmay Renee Sung, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 09 July 2014, 16:00-17:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Fracking the fjords: Earthquakes and glacial erosion, with some additional thoughts about stability of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet

People should be aware that 7th July is Tour de France day, but we hope things will have become accessible by 5.00 pm.

UserProfessor Richard Alley, Evan Pugh Professor of Geoscience, Penn State University, USA.

HouseTilley Lecture Theatre, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 07 July 2014, 17:00-18:30

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

License to kill: The acquisition of cell death competency during plant development

UserMoritz K. Nowack, VIB Department of Plant Systems Biology, Ghent University.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 02 July 2014, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Engineering crops for resistance to disease and tolerance of environmental stress

UserPamela C. Ronald, The Genome Center, University of California, Davis.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockThursday 19 June 2014, 14:30-15:30

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Microtubule array patterning in the axially growing hypocotyl cell

UserSidney Shaw, Indiana Molecular Biology Institute, Department of Biology, Indiana University, Bloomington.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 04 June 2014, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

RNA: self vs non-self

UserEric Miska, Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 21 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

The Transformational Role of Plants in Meeting the Zero Hunger Challenge

This event is free but ticketed. Tickets are available from https://zero-hunger.eventbrite.co.uk

UserProfessor M S Swaminathan.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockSaturday 17 May 2014, 14:00-15:30

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Food Security, Biotechnology and Genetic Modification-A Mature Conversation

This event is free but ticketed. Tickets are available from http://food-security.eventbrite.co.uk

UserProfessor Ottoline Leyser (Director of the Sainsbury Laboratory) Professor Andy Stirling (Professor of Science and Technology Policy, University of Sussex) Doctor Emmanuel Okogbenin (Director of Technical Operations, African Agricultural Technology Founda.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockFriday 16 May 2014, 16:00-17:30

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Evolution and development of early land plant rooting systems

UserProf Liam Dolan, Sherardian Professor of Botany, University of Oxford.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 14 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

Plant Sciences Talks

Plant Immune Signaling: The Roles of Calmodulin-Binding Proteins

UserJane Glazebrook, University of Minnesota, St Paul.

HouseTom ap Rees, Department of Plant Sciences.

ClockFriday 09 May 2014, 11:00-12:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Seeing the invisible - UV-B perception and signalling in plants

UserRoman Ulm, Department of Botany and Plant Biology, University of Geneva.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 07 May 2014, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

On the origins of mycorrhizal symbioses

UserMartin Bidartondo, Division of Biology, Imperial College London & The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 30 April 2014, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

ABC Transporters involved in phytohormone transport

UserEnrico Martinoia, Institute of Plant Biology, University of Zurich, Zollikerstrasse 107, 8008 Zurich, Switzerland.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 23 April 2014, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

To grow or not to grow - auxin-dependent differential growth regulation

UserJürgen Kleine-Vehn, Universität für Bodenkultur Wien (BOKU).

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 16 April 2014, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Talking with the neighbours: Understanding spatial accommodation in plant development

User Joop E.M. Vermeer, Department of Plant Molecular Biology (DBMV), University of Lausanne.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockWednesday 09 April 2014, 16:00-17:00

Sainsbury Laboratory Seminars

Understanding and engineering salinity tolerance in crop plants

UserMark Tester, King Abdullah University of Science & Technology, Saudi Arabia.

HouseAuditorium of The Sainsbury Laboratory (Bateman Street).

ClockMonday 31 March 2014, 16:00-17:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Wheat breeding for sustainable productivity, an oxymoron waiting to happen?

This is a CPPS seminar - note the time change

UserRichard Summers (RAGT).

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 20 March 2014, 16:00-17:00

Cambridge Epigenetics Club

Twenty-third Epigenetics Club Seminar

UserDr Maria-Elena Torres Padilla, Dr Robert Schneider.

HousePhysiology Lecure Theatre, Physiology Building Downing Site.

ClockTuesday 11 March 2014, 18:00-19:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Sympatric speciation on islands

This is a Sporne seminar. Venue = Sainsbury Lab

UserVincent Savolainen (Imperial College, London).

HouseSainsbury Laboratory.

ClockThursday 06 March 2014, 13:00-14:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Regulation of early receptor kinase-mediated innate immune signalling

Graduate-invited lecture

UserCyril Zipfel (The Sainsbury Laboratory, Norwich).

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 20 February 2014, 13:00-14:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

How biotrophic fungi manipulate their hosts: new functions of effectors

UserRegina Kahmann (Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Marburg).

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 23 January 2014, 13:00-14:00

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