The department hosts a number of seminars throughout the year, offering talks on current research by national and international visitors, faculty, students and post docs.
In addition, we feature five Endowed Lectures annually: Kustu, Arnon, Buchanan, Taylor-White and Tsujimoto.
Please go to the links below for the schedule and information about each seminar.


All events are ADA accessible. For disability accommodation requests and information, please contact Disability Access Services by phone at 510.643.6456 (voice) or 510.642.6376 (TTY) or by email at

Plant Gene Expression Center (PGEC) Seminars

The Plant Gene Expression Center hosts seminars throughout the year. The schedule can be found at the PGEC website.

Other Seminars on Campus

Fall 2017

This page is currently under construction

All seminars take place in 101 Barker Hall from noon to 1 pm.

(M) = Micro
(P) = Plant

Fall Spring Seminar Poster




8/30 (M)

Moriah Szpara | Pennsylvania State University

Britt Glaunsinger

9/6 (P)

Buchanan Endowed Lecture

Yannick Jacob | Yale University
"Regulation of Chromatin Replication by Histone Variants"
Reception to Follow in 338 Koshland

PMB Postdoctoral Scholars

9/13 (M)

Derek Walsh | Northwestern University

Britt Glaunsinger

9/20 (M)

David Pride | UC San Diego

Kim Seed

9/27 (P)

Keiko Torii | University of Washington

Jennifer Fletcher
10/4 (M)

Kari Seagraves | Syracuse University

Tom Bruns
10/11 (M)Beronda Montgomery | Michigan State University
Michi Taga
10/18 (M)

Ulrich Kuck | Ruhr-Universität Bochum

Louise Glass
10/25 (P)Manish Raizada | University of Guelph
11/1 (M)

Tsujimoto Endowed Lecture

Maria Harrison | Cornell University
Reception to Follow in 338 Koshland

PMB Graduate Students
11/8 (P)Silke Robatzek | the Sainsbury Laboratory
Jenn Lewis
11/15 (P)Mary Wildermuth | University of California, Berkeley
PMB Chairs
11/29 (P)Gloria Coruzzi | New York University 
Peggy Lemaux
12/6 (M) 

Kustu Endowed Lecture

Christine Jacobs Wagner | Yale University 
Reception to Follow in 338 Koshland

Kustu Committee