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2020 Virtual Symposium

Due to COVID19, the annual 2020 PBHS virtual symposium (on Fri, Oct 23) will be a program member-only event. We apologize for not making this a public event given the restrictions for in-person events on campus. We appreciate the speakers' willingness to share the talks with the broader MSU community after the event. Please see the links below.

Theme: Quantitative approaches to genomics and plant breeding
9:00-9:35 AM
(10 min Q & A)
Daniel Chitwood
Dept of Horticulture & CMSE,
Michigan State University
Topological Data Analysis for Quantifying Plant Morphology
9:45-10:20 AM
(10 min Q & A)
David Lowry
Dept of Plant Biology,
Michigan State University
The Genetics and Physiology of Plant Resilience  
10:30-11:05 AM
(10 min Q & A)
Candice Hirsch
Dept of Agronomy & Plant Genetics, University of Minnesota
Application of the Maize Pangenome to 
Maize Breeding and Genetics
11:15-11:50 AM (approx.) Student lightning talks
Theme: Metabolic modeling and metabolomics

1:00-1:40 PM
(10 min Q & A)

Ron Milo
Dept of Plant & Environmental Sciences,
Weizmann Institute of Science
Conversion of E. coli to generate all biomass carbon from CO2
1:50-2:25 PM 
(10 min Q & A)
Ana Alonso 
Dept of Biological Sciences,
University of North Texas

A Multi-Omics Approach to Design Next Generation Alternative Crops

2:35-3:10 PM
(10 min Q & A)

Ruthie Angelovici 
Division of Biological Sciences,
University of Missouri

Unlocking Seed Amino Acid Regulation and
Homeostasis Using Multi-Omic Integration Approaches