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Functional Phenomics: Studying Root Physiology Using Affordable Open Source Tools

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Functional Phenomics: Studying Root Physiology Using Affordable Open Source Tools Recorded December 17, 2019   About This Webinar Functional phenomics is an emerging discipline that utilizes phenotyping, physiology, multivariate statistics, and simulation modeling to generate and test new…

Addressing fundamental questions in plant science through synthetic biology

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Addressing fundamental questions in plant science through synthetic biology Recorded July 10, 2019  About This Webinar In this seminar, we examined the role that synthetic biology can play in answering fundamental questions in plant science. In studying plants for the past hundred years, we’ve…

Transforming Pixels to Millimeters: Geometric Camera Calibration

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Transforming Pixels to Millimeters: Geometric Camera Calibration Recorded November 29, 2018   About This Webinar  The affordability and ubiquity of cameras have led to their increasing use in many disciplines. In plant phenomics, it is common to see experimental data based on image-derived…

Plant Synthetic Biology 101

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Plant Synthetic Biology 101 Recorded November 2018 About This Webinar Synthetic biology is an emerging discipline that seeks to apply engineering principles to biology. But what does this actually mean? How does it differ from what has come before? And what challenges are presented by pursuing…

Data Management 101: Tips for making your published data more Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable

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Data Management 101: Tips for making your published data more Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable Recorded June 2018  About This Webinar: The sheer volume of experimental data being generated in biology presents both opportunities and challenges. When data are easy to access, analyze,…

Using Raspberry Pi Computers in the Lab

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Using Raspberry Pi Computers in the Lab Recorded April 2018  About This Webinar: This webinar will demonstrate how low-cost microcomputers may be used for different applications in the lab. The seminar will focus on tips and suggestions for setting up low-cost, high-throughput phenotyping hardware.…

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…

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…