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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

Past Events

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

23 May

Course in Genomic Selection in Plant Breeding

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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