Entries by Katie Rogers

Plantae Webinar – Transdisciplinary Plant Phenomics and Phenotyping for Maize Crop Improvement

When: Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at 12 PM PST (UTC-8) | 2 PM CST (UTC-6) | 3 PM EST (UTC -5) Emerging tools in plant phenomics and high-throughput field phenotyping are redefining possibilities for decisions in plant breeding and agronomy as well as discoveries in the plant sciences more broadly. More specifically, coupling unmanned aerial vehicles […]

Taproot S4E5: Navigating Experimental and Situational Panic

In this episode, we talk with Laura Klasek who is a Plant Biology Ph.D. Candidate at the University of California, Davis about her research and experiences as a graduate student.  Laura received her undergraduate degree from Hendrix College, where she double-majored in Biology and English with a creative writing focus. She was a 2018-2019 ASPB […]

Plantae’s Top 5 Facebook and Twitter Posts during 2019

2019 was an amazing year of growth for Plantae’s social media accounts. It is always interesting to look back at what worked and which posts were of most interest to our community. Here is a list of our Top 5 Twitter and Facebook posts. Thank you for following our accounts! Light-sheet fluorescence microscopy (LSFM) methods […]

Taproot S4E4: Graduate Interviews Demystified

In the previous episode, we talked with Dr. Scott Barolo about his research and shared tips for completing written graduate school applications. In this episode, we go to the next step, following up with Scott to discuss what to do once you’ve made it to the interviews. Scott shares tips for how to excel at […]

Plantae Webinar – Functional Phenomics: Studying Root Physiology Using Affordable Open Source Tools with Larry York

Tuesday, December 17, 2019, at 11 AM PST (UTC-8) | 1 PM CST (UTC-6) | 2 PM EST (UTC-5) Functional phenomics is an emerging discipline that utilizes phenotyping, physiology, multivariate statistics, and simulation modeling to generate and test new hypotheses about how plant traits integrate to influence crop performance and other attributes. Open science is […]

Social Media for Scientists: What, Why, and How

Recorded: Friday, September 27 Scientists are increasingly using social media as vehicles through which to communicate with other scientists and the public. Social media platforms also provide excellent opportunities to build professional networks, learn about opportunities, and develop a sense of community around what can be at times a difficult and lonely vocation. In this […]