Symposium - Biology Department

16th Annual Symposium in Plant Biology: Tree Genes to Ecosystem Function

Saturday, October 13, 2018: 9:00am
Integrated Sciences Building

The symposium is an initiative of the PB Program that is designed to highlight an exciting area of plant biology by featuring a daylong program of speakers, along with a poster session for attendees from any institution to share their research. 

This year's Plant Biology Graduate Program symposium will feature talks from five experts in the field: Shawn Mansfield from University of British Columbia, Canada, Jacqueline Grima-Pettenat from University of Toulouse, France, Missy Holbrook from Harvard University, Chris Still from Oregon State University, and Jennifer Powers from University of Minnesota.

Talks will be held in room 135 of the Integrated Sciences Building (ISB) - 661 N. Pleasant St. Amherst MA. 01003

Registration will be held in the ISB Atrium. Pposter sessions, lunch and reception will be held in the UMass Campus Center Hotel.

Registration is now open and free of charge. Email for information.

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