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Video Creation 101: Overview and Helpful Tips

This seminar provides an overview of what it takes to create a short 1- to 2-minute video that communicates research findings to a lay audience. Areas covered include finding effective video editing software; outlining the creation process; and the nuances of scripting, choosing visuals, editing, picking…

The Future of Phenomics Enabled Biology: Key Takeaways from Phenome 2018

In this seminar, Carolyn Lawrence-Dill and Joshua Peschel, members of the Phenome 2018 Organizing Committee, discuss the key takeaways from the February 2018 conference held in Tucson, Arizona. Phenome 2018 brought together a multidisciplinary community comprising ecologists, engineers, agronomists,…

You Too Can Be On YouTube: Learn How to Create Engaging Science Communication Videos with Molly Edwards

Join the discussion with Molly Edwards, graduate student in the Kramer Lab at Harvard University. With funding she received from ASPB’s BLOOME grant, Molly produces and hosts a popular science education YouTube series, Science in Real Life. Our host, Rishi Masalia, will dive into the topic of creating…

Communicate Your Research Work Efficiently Using Graphical Abstracts with Frederic Bouche

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 to achieve this goal is to create…

Plants, Rumors and Imaging Spectroscopy with Alina Zare

Participants will have: Introduction to Hyperspectral Image Analysis and Sub-pixel Target Detection Introduction to Basic Machine Learning Concepts and to Multiple Instance Learning Concepts Introduction to Algorithmic Target Detection Most supervised machine learning algorithms assume…

WordPress 101 for Plant Scientists with Julia Miller

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 or blog. It will start with how to pick your website creation tool - WordPress.com…

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

The study of space biology, along with astrobiology and exobiology, challenges plant science to actually probe the edges of existence and adaptation. For example, gravity is one of the fundamental tropic forces that impact plant growth and development, and the dissection of gravity-related signaling…

Getting the most out of RNA-seq data with expVIP with Cristobal Uauy

In this seminar, 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 visualisation interface. Users can analyse public and user-specified datasets with minimal bioinformatics knowledge…

Talking about talking about plant science with Professor Daniel Chamovitz

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 and magazines around the…