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Communicate Your Research Work Efficiently Using Graphical Abstracts with Frédéric Bouché

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  About this Webinar: Research takes time—a lot of time. Once your manuscript is submitted, the reviewing process takes time—a lot of time. When your paper is finally published, you want it to be noticed by the scientific community – you want it to stand out and get noticed. One way…

Plants, Rumors and Imaging Spectroscopy with Alina Zare

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Plants, Rumors and Imaging Spectroscopy Recorded February 2018    About this Webinar: Most supervised machine learning algorithms assume that each training data point is paired with an accurate training label (for classification) or value (for regression). However, obtaining accurate…

WordPress 101 for Plant Scientists with Julia Miller

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WordPress 101 for Plant Scientists with Julia Miller Recorded February 2018  WordPress is the most popular self-hosted blogging tool in the world. It powers millions of websites because it is easy to learn to use. This webinar covers the basics of WordPress so you can start creating your own website…

Taking Plants off This Planet: What Does Spaceflight Teach Us about Biology, Adaptation and Our Place in the Universe

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Taking Plants off This Planet: What Does Spaceflight Teach Us about Biology, Adaptation and Our Place in the Universe Recorded February 2018      About this Webinar: The study of space biology, along with astrobiology and exobiology, challenges plant science to actually probe the…

Getting the most out of RNA-seq data with expVIP

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Getting the most out of RNA-seq data with expVIP Recorded February 2018    About this Webinar: In this webinar, we discuss the use of expVIP, an expression Visualisation and Integration Platform, which allows easy analysis of RNA-seq data combined with an intuitive and interactive visualization…

Talking about talking about plant science with Professor Daniel Chamovitz

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About this Webinar: Dr. Chamovitz is a sought-after speaker and science commentator. His 2012 book What a Plant Knows has been published in 13 languages, was voted Top 10 in Amazon and is often referred to in discussions on plant senses and intelligence. He has been interviewed in newspapers…

Images for Impact – How-to tips. Created for the Plantae Seminar Series

Earlier this year I gave a Plantae seminar on "Images for Impact" - simple, free tips about how to source and create images to use in your science writing and communicating. Here is the text of the handout I created to accompany the seminar. You can get this as a PDF here. You can download the…

iBiology - Magdalena Bezanilla: Understanding Cell Shape

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Magdalena is a Reviewing Editor for The Plant Cell and a Professor at UMass Amherst. Here she describes her research interests in a series of videos published by iBiology.  A set of three video lectures, published by iBiology on May 2, 2017 Part 1: Understanding cell shape: Big insights from…

Talking Plants: Plant Science Communication in a Digital World with Claire Hopkins

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Talking Plants: Plant Science Communication in a Digital World Recorded May 2017 About This Webinar: In this seminar, Claire Hopkins will cover the basics, challenges, and joys of communicating plant science to the public. She will offer simple tips for improving your communication skills in any…