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Plant Molecular Biology Consortium


The Plant Molecular Biology Consortium sponsors monthly seminars featuring nationally recognized academic and industrial plant scientists. Membership is open to plant scientists associated with any of North Carolina's colleges or universities and any representatives from companies involved in plant molecular biology.

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28th Annual Plant Molecular Biology Retreat
September 12 - 14, 2014
Wrightsville Beach, NC
Registration and program information coming soon!

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2013-2014 Seminar Series

Meetings are held from 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center

Meetings begin promptly at 6 p.m.; Light refreshments served at 7 p.m.

No registration required to attend


October 28, 2013

Ian Baldwin, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology

 "How a native plant solves life’s challenges with a sophisticated use of chemistry"

February 10, 2014

David Jackson, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

“New regulators of shoot meristem size in maize and Arabidopsis, and potential benefits for crop yields”

March 3, 2014

Wolf Frommer, Carnegie Institute for Science

“In vivo biochemistry - fluorescent biosensors for measuring metabolite dynamics and transporter activity”

March 17, 2014

Dominique Bergmann, Stanford University

“Making a difference: Asymmetries, fates and consequences in the stomatal lineage”


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