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Plantae Webinar: Highlighting Plant Cell Focus Issue on Cell Biology Jan 13

Recorded Thursday, January 13, 2022 About This Webinar In January 2022, The Plant Cell presents a Focus Issue on Cell Biology. In this Focus Issue, we go back to the “roots” of the journal, and the basis for its name, turning our attention to the many fascinating facets of plant cell biology.…

Plantae Presents: Highlighting Plant Physiology Focus Issue on Transport and Signaling

Membrane transport is essential for nutrition and cellular homeostasis, it plays key roles in signaling and development, and it is a vital component of responses to biotic and abiotic stress. The December 2021 Plant Physiology Focus Issue highlights recent advances in our understanding of the molecular…

Plantae Webinar: Highlighting Plant Physiology Focus Issue on Architecture and Plasticity

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When: Thursday, November 18, 2021  8 AM PST (UTC-8)  | 10 AM CST (UTC-6) | 11 AM EST (UTC-5) About This Webinar Join us for a special webinar to celebrate the November 2021 Plant Physiology Focus Issue on Architecture and Plasticity. The webinar will be hosted by the Focus Issue editors, Ronald…

Plantae Webinar: Translational Plant Science: We all want to achieve it, but how?

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When: Tuesday, November 16, 2021  12 PM PST (UTC-8)  | 2 PM CST (UTC-6) | 3 PM EST (UTC-5) About This Webinar Plant biologists are inundated with the message to develop “translational” research but given little guidance on how to achieve that. This panel, representing nonprofit and commercial…

Plantae Webinar: A Guide to Political Activism for Early Career Plant Scientists

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When: Monday, November 15, 2021  10 AM PST (UTC-8)  | 12 PM CST (UTC-6) | 1 PM EST (UTC-5) About This Webinar This webinar and discussion will focus on how Early Career Researchers (ECRs) can get involved with their communities through political action or activism. Guest speaker Hallie Thompson…

Plantae Webinar: Impact of COVID Pandemic on Graduate Students’ Mental Health

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When: Monday, November 1, 2021 10 AM PDT (UTC-7) | 12 PM CDT (UTC-5) | 1 PM EDT (UTC-4) About This Webinar This webinar, which is being organized by the ASPB Early Career Plant Scientists Section Subcommittee on Equity Diversity and Inclusion, will facilitate a discussion on the grave impact that…

Plantae Webinar Highlighting Plant Physiology Focus Issue “Sensors and Controllers: For and From Plants”

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Plantae Webinar Highlighting Plant Physiology Focus Issue “Sensors and Controllers: For and From Plants” Recorded Wednesday, October 20, 2021 A characteristic of plant life is the ability to rapidly acclimate tissue function and to change body plans in response to changing conditions. Their…

Plantae Presents: Julia Bailey-Serres and Rashmi Sasidharan

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Plantae Presents: Julia Bailey-Serres and Rashmi Sasidharan “Life in the wet zone: how plants and two moms survive inundation" Recorded April 28  – 10am EDT, 3pm GMT, 4pm CET Julia Bailey-Serres Julia Bailey-Serres is a distinguished professor of genetics and the MacArthur Foundation…

Plantae Presents: Jim Birchler, Evan Forsythe, and Tom Jacobs

Plantae Presents: Jim Birchler, Evan Forsythe, and Tom Jacobs Special Event: The Plant Cell Focus Issue on the Biology of Plant Genomes Recorded Wednesday, April 21st Advances in genome sequencing have yielded insights into aspects of plant biology; elucidating the course of evolutionary…