New summer research seminar series, Plant Phenomic Phridays, launches on June 9

June 9, 2017
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The Midwest Big Data Hub Digital Agriculture Spoke and the Iowa State's Plant Sciences Institute are launching a new research seminar series this summer, Plant Phenomics Phridays. In this series of weekly seminars, challenges and opportunities in the plant sciences will be addressed using novel approaches from diverse disciplines. Speakers in this seminar series include statisticians, biologists, data scientists, and engineers.

Seminar dates, presenters, and titles:

June 9  Pat Schnable: Challenges facing crop production and paths to solutions
June 16  Ludovico Cademartiri: Beyond petri dishes and greenhouses: Bringing field conditions to the lab
June 23  Baskar Ganapathysubramanian: Image processing, crowd sourcing and high-throughout computing for plant phenotyping
June 30  Dan Nettleton: Statistical analysis of plant phenomics data
July 7  Ted Heindel: NSF research traineeship: Predictive plant phenomics
July 14  ### No seminar ###
July 21  Liang Dong: Microsystems technology for agricultural sensors towards high-throughput plant phenomics
July 28  Carolyn J. Lawrence-Dill: Computing on Phenotype Descriptions for Novel Candidate Gene Prediction

Registration information:

Where: Iowa State University (campus locations shared with the registration link) or attend via live streaming video for those located off-campus
When: Fridays, June 9  through July 28, 10:00 - 11:00 am (CST)
RSVP: Registration is free. Sign up for each weekly seminar at http://bit.ly/2r0plis. Refreshments will be provided for registered local attendees

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