3:30 - 4:45pm, Thursdays, Ag Hall 201 unless otherwise noted*
- contact ming.yang@okstate.edu for more information -


January 25th, 2018
Dr. Dave Hambright University of Oklahoma, Host: Bill Henley
"Whole food web restructuring by an ecosystem disruptive algal bloom species."

February 1st, 2018
Dr. Graham Peers, Colorado State University, Host: Bill Henley
"The regulation of photosynthesis in variable light."

February 15th, 2018
 Dr. Mike Palmer, Oklahoma State University
"Discovering Leafmining Insects"

February 22nd, 2018
 Dr Jocelyn Hall, University of Alberta, Host: Mark Fishbein
"What can be learned from the Mustard family's little sister, Cleomaceae?"

March 1st, 2018
 Safety Training Host: Chris Wood

March 8th, 2018
 Bill Hammond, Oklahoma State University, Host: Henry Adams
"To tree or not to tree? Investigating mechanisms of tree mortality under global-change-type drought."

March 15th, 2018
 Dr. James Schoelz, University of Missouri, Columbia, Host: Kay Scheets
"Joining the crowd: Integrating plant virus proteins into larger world of pathogen effectors."

March 29th, 2018
 Dr. Dan Johnson, University of Idaho, Host: Dr. Henry Adams
"Tree Responses to Drought: From Mortality to Phsiological Plasticity."

April 6th, 2018 *OSU Library's Peggy Helmerich Browsing Room, Reception and Refreshments at 3:30pm
-Special Lecture in Honor of Dr. David Meinke's Retirement-
 Dr. Scott Poethig, University of Pennsylvania, Co-Hosted by Department of Plant Biology, Ecology, and Evolution; and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
"From weeds to trees: The molecular mechanism and evolution of phase change in plants."

April 12th, 2018
 Mylissa Stover and Yisel Carillo, Oklahoma State University, Hosts: Dr. Andrew Doust and Dr. Ming Yang
"A Close Look at the Meiotic Checkpoint Network:  Genetic Interactions between TAM and Core Regulators ATM and ATR."

April 19th, 2018
 Dr. Andrew Hipp, Morton Arboretum, Host Dr. Mark Fishbein
"Using traits and the Tree of Life to restore tallgrass prairies."

April 26th, 2018
 Yitong Bao and Tony Sabella, Oklahoma State University

May 3rd, 2018
Dr. Kim Halsey, Oregon State University, Host: Botany Graduate Student Organization
"The fates and impacts of photosynthetic energy in Phytoplankton."

May 10th, 2018
Alissa Freeman, Oklahoma State University