Upcoming Friday Seminars

We host a weekly programme of seminars with internationally eminent plant and microbial scientists.

Email jic.fridayseminars@jic.ac.uk to request access.

As soon as they are confirmed we will announce speakers for the next academic term here.

January

  • 20 January – Professor Xuehua Zhong, Washington University, St Louis – ‘Epigenetic regulation of plant traits and environmental adaptation’
  • 27 January – The Bateson Lecture: Professor Keiko Torii, The University of  Washington and The University of Texas at Austin – ‘Breaking the Silence: How to make small plant mouths that support our sustenance’

February

  • 3 February – Professor Xinnian Dong, Duke University – ‘Precision in plant immune expression: Not lost in translation’
  • 10 February – The Scott Moncrieff Lecture: Professor Eva Kondorosi, Biological Research Centre of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences – ‘TBC’
  • 24 February – Dr. Sarah McKim, University of Dundee – ‘The Ins and Outs of Cereal Development’

March

  • 10 March – Professor Fred Antson, University of York – ‘How do dsDNA viruses assemble?’
  • 17 March – Professor Libo Shan, Texas A&M University – ‘Mobilization of molecular defense by phytocytokine-receptor signaling’
  • 24 March – Professor Ian Henderson, University of Cambridge – ‘The dark matter of the Arabidopsis genome’
  • 31 March – Professor Shifeng Cheng, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences – ‘TBC’

April

  • 28 April – Professor Antonis Rokas, Vanderbilt University – ‘TBC’

May

  • 5 May – Professor Sanwen Huang, Agricultural Genomics Institute at Shenzhen, CAAS – ‘TBC’
  • 12 May – Professor Anja Geitmann, Plant Science, McGill University – ‘TBC’
  • 19 May – The Hopwood Lecture: Professor Sharon Peacock, University of Cambridge – ‘TBC’
  • 26 May – Professor Joseph Kieber, University of North Carolina – ‘TBC’

June

  • 9 June – Dr. Patrick Shih, UC Berkeley – ‘TBC’
  • 16 June – Professor Henrik Jönsson, University of Cambridge – ‘TBC’
  • 23 June – Professor Elizabete Carmo-Silva, Lancaster University – ‘TBC’
  • 30 June – Professor Christopher Hayes, UC Santa Barbara – ‘TBC’

July

  • 7 July – Professor Joanne Chory, Salk Institute for Biological Studies – ‘TBC