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Seminars

View our list of forthcoming Seminars below.

Previous Seminars

F. aquilonia colony (c) James Hutton Institute
for scientists, researchers and other interested parties

Dispelling the myths: a new look at wood ants

12 January 2016, 4pm

In this seminar, Dr Jenni Stockan will look at wood ants as integral components of the ecosystems they inhabit and their role in nutrient cycling as well as other natural processes.

Start date (computer format): Tue, 2016-01-12
Pearl-bordered Fritillary underside (c) James Hutton Institute
for scientists, researchers and other interested parties

Priority species of butterflies and moths in NE Scotland

8 December 2015, 4pm

In this Aberdeen Entomological Club seminar, Helen Rowe (Aberdeenshire Council and Butterfly Conservation) will focus on Lepidoptera species in North East Scotland.

Start date (computer format): Tue, 2015-12-08
Pollinator (c) James Hutton Institute
for scientists, researchers and other interested parties

Above and belowground interactions in agro-ecosystems: consequences for pollinator visitation and crop yields in strawberry plants

17 November 2015, 4 pm

This seminar by Peter Orrell, Ecological Sciences, will describe the multiple interactions between above and below-ground species present in agro-ecosystems.

Start date (computer format): Tue, 2015-11-17
Poplar Hawk moth (c) James Hutton Institute
for scientists, researchers and other interested parties

An overview of Lepidoptera recording in Orkney up to the present day

15 October 2015, 4.00 pm: Free

Sydney Gauld from the Orkney Biological Records Centre, and Lepidoptera recorder for Orkney, will deliver this Aberdeen Entomological Club seminar entitled "An overview of Lepidoptera recording in Orkney to the present day".

Start date (computer format): Thu, 2015-10-15
Cereal and clover mixture field (c) James Hutton Institute
for scientists, staff and students

Managing agriculture in the face of phosphorus scarcity

24 June 2015, 10:45 am, Free

In this seminar, ​Dr Alan Richardson (CSIRO) will discuss ways of managing farming systems on phosphorus (P) deficient soils.

Start date (computer format): Wed, 2015-06-24
By Hrz2 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http:/creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)
for scientists, students and other interested parties

Plant NLR-types receptors in immune-dependent chromatin remodelling

23 June 2015, 11.00am, Free

In this seminar, Dr Martin Cann (Durham University) will discuss the role of plant NLR (Nucleotide Binding and C-terminal Leucine Rich Repeat) types receptors in immune-dependent chromatin remodelling.

Start date (computer format): Tue, 2015-06-23
Soil, plants and roots (c) James Hutton Institute
for scientists, staff and students

Stable isotopes and P cycling in the soil/plant system

22 June 2015, 2.15pm: Free

In this seminar, hosted by Courtney Giles and Tim George from our Ecological Sciences group, ​Dr Federica Tamburini (ETH Zurich) will discuss a novel technique that uses oxygen stable isotopes to investigate the P cycle in the soil/plant system.

Start date (computer format): Mon, 2015-06-22
Arabidopsis halleri (Wikicommons)
for scientists, students and other interested parties

Post-transcriptional regulation of microRNA expression in Arabidopsis and crop plants

12 May 2015, 11.00am, Free

In this seminar, Prof. Zofia Szweykowska-Kulińska will discuss findings of strong competition between the essential splicing component U1snRNP and the Arabidopsis microprocessor during intronic miR402 biogenesis.

Start date (computer format): Tue, 2015-05-12
"Arabidopsis petraea sl1" by Stefan.lefnaer - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA
for scientists, students and other interested parties

Manning the gates: receptor-mediated regulation of cell-to-cell communication during pathogen attack

05 May 2015, 11:00 am, Free

In this seminar, ​Dr Christine Faulkner (John Innes Centre) will discuss the role of the LysM receptor protein LYM2 in intercellular communication, which is fundamental to the co-ordination of developmental and environmental responses in Arabidopsis.

Start date (computer format): Tue, 2015-05-05
Bee with DWV - By Stefan de Konink (Own work) [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons
for scientists, students and other interested parties

Recombination in RNA viruses: Molecular mechanisms and honeybee disease

25 March 2015, 10.30am

In this seminar, Professor David Evans (University of Warwick) will discuss the role of genetic recombination in the evolution of deformed wing virus, the most important viral pathogen of honeybees.

Start date (computer format): Wed, 2015-03-25

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