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Events

Keep up to date with all of the latest news and events from the UCD Centre for Plant Science

Upcoming Events

27 Feb

UCD Centre for Plant Science Seminar Series

Ms Laura Gallego | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

27 February 2018, 16:00 | Room B101a, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science (West)

28 Feb

Conservation of the enigmatic Killarney Fern (Vandenboschia speciosa (Willd.) Kunkel) in Ireland

Dr Emer Ni Dhuill

28 February 2018, 13:00 | G-08, UCD Agriculture and Food Science Centre

This talk is part of the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science Seminar Series. Find out more at: www.ucd.ie/agfood/researchseminarseries

06 Mar

UCD Centre for Plant Science Seminar Series

Dr Saoirse Tracy | UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science

06 March 2018, 16:00 | Room B101a, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science (West)

13 Mar

UCD Centre for Plant Science Seminar Series

Ms Emma Doyle | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

13 March 2018, 16:00 | Room B101a, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science (West)

20 Mar

UCD Centre for Plant Science Seminar Series

Mr Eoghan Curran | UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science

20 March 2018, 16:00 | Room B101a, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science (West)

27 Mar

UCD Centre for Plant Science Seminar Series

Dr Amal Kahla | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

27 March 2018, 16:00 | Room B101a, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science (West)

03 Apr

UCD Centre for Plant Science Seminar Series

Professor Paul McCabe | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

03 April 2018, 16:00 | Room B101a, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science (West)

10 Apr

UCD Centre for Plant Science Seminar Series

Dr Harriet Benbow | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

10 April 2018, 16:00 | Room B101a, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science (West)

17 Apr

UCD Centre for Plant Science Seminar Series

Mr Sujit Karki | UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science

17 April 2018, 16:00 | Room B101a, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science (West)

24 Apr

UCD Centre for Plant Science Seminar Series

Ms Thalia Christodoulou | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

24 April 2018, 16:00 | Room B101a, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science (West)

Past Events

20 Feb

UCD Centre for Plant Science Seminar Series

Dr Ganesh Thapa | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

20 February 2018, 16:00 | Room B101a, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science (West)

13 Feb

Comparative patho-genomics of ascomycete fungi

Dr Hesham Gibriel | UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science

13 February 2018, 16:00 | Room B101a, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science (West)

06 Feb

UCD Centre for Plant Science Seminar Series

Ms Monika Vranic | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

06 February 2018, 16:00 | Room B101a, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science (West)

31 Jan

Crop Science in a Global Context and Key Technologies for Improvement

Professor James Burke | UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science

31 January 2018, 13:00 | G-08, UCD Agriculture and Food Science Centre

This talk is part of the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science Seminar Series. Find out more at: www.ucd.ie/agfood/researchseminarseries

30 Jan

Oats for the the future

Dr Amal Kahla | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

30 January 2018, 16:00 | Room B101a, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science (West)

This seminar is part of the UCD Centre for Plant Science Seminar Series

23 Jan

From scratch to function - How orphan genes work

Dr Alexandre Perochon | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

23 January 2018, 16:00 | Room B101a, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science (West)

16 Jan

Identifying resistance to Fusarium langsethiae mycotoxin contamination in Oat

Mr Kane D'Arcy Cusack | UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science

16 January 2018, 16:00 | Room B101a, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science (West)

19 Dec

UCD Centre for Plant Science Seminar Series

Dr Ciaran Brennan | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

19 December 2017, 16:00 | Room B101a, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science (West)

15 Dec

Plant Science Journal Club: possible risks of overemphasizing "novelty" when it comes to conducting good scientific research

15 December 2017, 10:30 | UCD O'Brien Centre for Science (West)

12 Dec

Life and Death in a High CO2 World

Mr Thomas Conway | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

12 December 2017, 16:00 | Room B101a, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science (West)

05 Dec

Society of Irish Plant Pathologists Annual Meeting and Student Semiar

05 December 2017, 10:00 to 06 December 2017, 13:00 | Room H1.51, UCD O'Brein Centre for Science (Hub)

28 Nov

Investigating Septoria genome to improve prediction models

Dr Julio Sanchez | UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science

28 November 2017, 16:00 | Room B101a, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science (West)

24 Nov

Plant Science Journal Club: engineering the Calvin-Benson-Bassham cycle in E. coli

24 November 2017, 10:30 | UCD O'Brien Centre for Science (West)

21 Nov

Defence related gene expression elicited by a biostimulant

Mr Anthony Twamley | UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science

21 November 2017, 16:00 | Room B101a, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science (West)

14 Nov

Use of Biostimulants in Agriculture

Mr Enrique Alcalde | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

14 November 2017, 16:00 | Room B101a, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science (West)

07 Nov

Investigating septoria genome to improve prediction models

Dr Julio Sanchez | UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science

07 November 2017, 16:00 | Room B101a, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science (West)

This seminar has been postponed. Further details will be posted shortly.

17 Oct

Identification of Broad-spectrum / Disease Specific Resistance Genes

Ms Sobia Ajaz | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

17 October 2017, 16:00 | Room B101a, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science (West)

10 Oct

Many and Small or Large and Few

Dr Carl Ng | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

10 October 2017, 16:00 | Room B101A, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science (West)

05 Oct

Annual Sean Mac Bride Forestry Lecture: The threats posed by pests and pathogens to the forest resource on the island of Ireland

Dr Richard O'Hanlon | Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute, Northern Ireland

05 October 2017, 18:00 | Lecture Theatre FS01, UCD Agriculture and Food Science Centre

05 Oct

What did we learn from cloning the first resistance genes against Septoria tritici blotch in wheat

Dr Cyrille Saintenac | Genetique, Diversite et Ecophysiologie des Cereales, INRA

05 October 2017, 13:00 | Room S1.67, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science (South)

03 Oct

Gunnera tinctoria invasions in Ireland: Impacts on greenhouse gas emissions and soil carbon and nitrogen and the effects of removal

Mr Mauricio Cruz Mantoani | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

03 October 2017, 16:00 | Room B101A, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science (West)

26 Sep

Temporal and host specific diversity analysis of the AvrStb6 effector gene

Mr Thomas Welch | UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science and Teagasc

26 September 2017, 16:00 | Room B101A, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science (West)

19 Sep

Evaluating Auranta Harvest and chitosan to enhance wheat resistance/tolerance to biotic/abiotic stresses

Ms Myriam Deshaies | Auranta and UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

19 September 2017, 16:00 | Room B101A, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science (West)

13 Sep

Dissecting interactions of wheat with the strictly extracellular fungal pathogen Zymoseptoria tritici

Dr Kosyta Kanyuka | Rothamsted Research

13 September 2017, 10:00 | E2.18, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science (East)

12 Sep

Plant carbon isotopes as a proxy for deep time atmospheric O2:CO2 reconstruction

Dr Amanda Porter | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

12 September 2017, 16:00 | Room B101A, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science (West)

09 May

UCD Centre for Plant Science Seminar

Mr Jianguang Jia | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

09 May 2017, 16:00 | S1.67, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

02 May

UCD Centre for Plant Science Seminar

Ms Thalia Christodoulou | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

02 May 2017, 16:00 | H1.51, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

25 Apr

Decrypting the Nostoc-Gunnera symbiosis

Mr Samuel Belton | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

25 April 2017, 16:00 | H1.51, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

18 Apr

Catch me if you can: Plant Immune Receptor and Pathogen Effector

Dr Binbin Zhou | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

18 April 2017, 16:00 | H1.51, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

11 Apr

Investigation of the mode of action of a biostimulant to fungal pathogens in wheat

Mr Anthony Twamley | UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science

11 April 2017, 16:00 | H1.51, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

28 Mar

CRISPRonGUARD: A novel approach for regulating gene expression in stomatal guard cells

Ms Emma Doyle | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

28 March 2017, 16:00 | H1.51, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

21 Mar

UCD Centre for Plant Science Seminar

Mr Keshav Malla | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

21 March 2017, 16:00 | H1.51, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

14 Mar

Are we going back to the Eocene Epoch (56 mya)?

Dr Wuu-Kuang Soh | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science and UCD Earth Institute

14 March 2017, 16:00 | H1.51, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

07 Mar

Receptor kinases: Plant security recruits to Fusarium

Dr Ganesh Thapa | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science and UCD Earth Institute

07 March 2017, 16:00 | H1.51, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

28 Feb
Ms Sobia Ajaz | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

28 February 2017, 16:00 | H1.51, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

21 Feb

From weed to wheat: confessions of a troubled mind

Dr Rainer Melzer | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

21 February 2017, 16:00 | H1.51, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

14 Feb

Investigating the potential of Auranta Harvest to increase the productivity of major crop plant species

Mr Stephen Kehoe | Auranta and UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

14 February 2017, 16:00 | H1.51, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

07 Feb

A brief overview of the CerealPath Project

Dr Edward Casey | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

07 February 2017, 16:20 | H1.51, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

07 Feb

Oats for the future

Dr Amal Kahla | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

07 February 2017, 16:00 | H1.51, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

31 Jan

Student Flash Talks

Ms Monika Vranic and Ms Aisling Reilly

31 January 2017, 16:00 | H1.51, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

24 Jan

Effect of host resistance on genetic structure of core and accessory chromosomes in Irish Zymoseptoria tritici populations

Mr Thomas Wlech | UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science

24 January 2017, 16:00 | H1.51, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

17 Jan

Identification and characterisation of Zymoseptoria tritici effectors

Mr Sujit Karki | UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science and UCD Earth Insitute

17 January 2017, 16:00 | H1.51, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

06 Dec

Investigating asexual sporulation in Zymoseptoria tritici, a fungal pathogen of wheat

Ms Anna Tiley | UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science

06 December 2016, 16:00 | Room E0.01, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

29 Nov

Impact of Long Term Pasture Management Practices on Greenhouse Gases Fluxes

Ms Laura Gallego | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

29 November 2016, 16:00 | Room E0.01, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

22 Nov

Is TaFROG orphan protein lonely?

Dr Alexandre Perochon | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

22 November 2016, 16:00 | Room E0.01, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

15 Nov

Plants on Plants - current knowledge and open questions

Dr Sven Batke | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

15 November 2016, 16:00 | Room E0.01, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

08 Nov

Investigating host resistance to Septoria tritici blotch

Mr Ciaran Brennan | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

08 November 2016, 16:00 | Room E0.01, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

03 Nov

How to sculpt a flower from a leaf

Dr Frank Wellmer | Trinity College Dublin

03 November 2016, 13:00 | S1.67, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

01 Nov

Exploiting wheat genetic resources to identify genes involved in resistance to septoria tritici blotch

Dr Harriet Benbow | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

01 November 2016, 16:00 | Room E0.01, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

25 Oct

Evaluation and development of a biostimulant for enchancing plant resistance against biotic and abiotic stresses

Ms Myriam Deshaies | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science and Auranta

25 October 2016, 16:00 | Room E0.01, UCD O'Brien Centre of Science

18 Oct

The control of Fusarium head blight in small grain cereals through applications of Lactic Acid Bacteria

Mr Micheal Byrne | UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science

18 October 2016, 16:00 | Room E0.01, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

11 Oct

Elucidating the beneficial effects of crop improvers on crop performance and stress resistance in cereals

Mr Enrique Alcalde | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Sceince

11 October 2016, 16:00 | Room E0.01, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

06 Oct

Leveraging genomics to improve plant disease resistance

Dr Ksenia Krasileva | Earlham Institute

06 October 2016, 13:00 | S1.67, UCD O'Brien Centre foe Science

04 Oct

Variation in Zymoseptoria tritici virulence genes in field isolates

Mr Maurizio Mascarello | UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science

04 October 2016, 16:00 | Room E0.01, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

27 Sep

From Plot to Pot, and Back again

Dr Brian Murphy | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

27 September 2016, 16:00 | Room E0.01, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

20 Sep

Plant Science at UCD Overview

Dr Paul McCabe | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

20 September 2016, 16:00 | Room E0.01, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

03 Aug

The EU definition of GMOs and New Breeding Techniques

Professor Piet van der Meer | Department of Plant Biotechnology and Bio-Informatics, & Department of European, Public and International Law, Faculty of Law, Ghent University, Belgium

03 August 2016, 11:00 | FS-G01, UCD Agriculture and Food Science Centre, UCD Belfield

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14 Jun

DamID: a New approach for Studying Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions

Dr Binbin Zhou | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science and UCD Earth Institute

14 June 2016, 16:00 | Room H2.32, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

10 Jun

The Discovery and deployment of effectors and markers for the control of Septoria nodorum and Tan spot disease

Professor Richard Oliver | Curtin University, Perth, Australia

10 June 2016, 13:00 | Room E1.19, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

07 Jun

Significant comparative characteristics between Orphan and non Orphan genes (Bioinformatics Approach)

Ms Sobia Ajaz | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science and UCD Earth Institute

07 June 2016, 16:00 | Room H2.32, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

31 May

Identification and characterisation of Zymoseptoria tritici fungal effectors and there role in disease

Mr Sujit Karki | UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science

31 May 2016, 16:00 | Room H2.32, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

26 May

Dissection and use of receptor kinase-mediated innate immunity in plants

Professor Cyril Zipfel | The Sainsbury Laboratory, Norwick, UK

26 May 2016, 13:00 | Room H2.32, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

24 May

Plant Orphan genes: Building new roads to boost plants

Dr Alexandre Perochon | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

24 May 2016, 16:00 | Room E1.19, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

23 May

Dissecting Developmental and Virulence Pathways in Fusarium graminearum by Chemical Genomics

Dr Gopal Subramaniam | Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

23 May 2016, 13:00 | Room E1.19, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

23 May

Course in Genomic Selection in Plant Breeding

23 May 2016, 08:00 to 27 May 2016, 13:00 | University College Dublin

17 May

The induction of plant defence responses in cereals using a bioprotectant

Mr Anthony Twamley | UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science

17 May 2016, 16:00 | Room E1.19, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

10 May

How does the wheat orphan gene TaFROG interact with plant defence pathways in providing resistance to FHB?

Ms Emma Doyle | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

10 May 2016, 16:00 | Room E1.19, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

03 May

Development of molecular markers for fusarium head blight (FHB) resistance breeding in wheat

Mr Keshav Malla | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

03 May 2016, 16:00 | Room E0.01, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

26 Apr

Investigating the role of a novel wheat transcription factor in resistance to the Fusarium mycotoxin deoxynivalenol

Ms Alice Kennedy | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science and UCD Earth Institute

26 April 2016, 16:00 | Room E0.01, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

19 Apr

Evaluation and development of a biostimulant for enhancing plant resistance against biotic and abiotic stresses.

Ms Myriam Deshaies | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Sceince / Auranta

19 April 2016, 16:00 | Room E0.01, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

12 Apr

Variation in Zymoseptoria tritici virulence genes in field isolates

Mr Maurizio mascarello | UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science

12 April 2016, 16:00 | Room E0.01, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

05 Apr

Screening a Wheat TILLING population for Altered Susceptibility to Septoria Tritici Blotch Disease

Ms Thalia Christodoulou | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science and UCD Earth Institute

05 April 2016, 16:00 | Room E0.01, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

29 Mar

Elucidating the beneficial effects of two biostimulants on crop performance and stress resistance in wheat and barley

Enrique Alcade | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science

29 March 2016, 16:00 | Room E0.01, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

23 Mar

Coping with The Foggy Dew: An Integrated Approach to Fusarium Head Blight Control

Professor David van Sanford | Professor of Wheat Breeding and Genetics, University of Kentucky

23 March 2016, 13:00 | Room E0.01, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science

22 Mar

Fungal Endophytes: Miracle Workers of the Plant Microbiome

Dr Brian Murphy | UCD School of Biology and Environmental Science and UCD Earth Institute

22 March 2016, 16:00 | Room E0.01, UCD O'Brien Centre for Science