Events

Department of Plant and Food Sciences Postgraduate Seminar Day


14 March 2014

The seminars will be given by PhD and MPhil students. Research Proposal seminars will be 15 min + 5 min questions. Final Seminars will be 40 min + 10 min questions.

Lunch will be provided. Please bring a cake to sharefor morning tea and afternoon tea,

10:30 - 10:35 Welcome

10:35 - 10:55 Peri Tobias (PhD) The genetic basis for resistance to myrtle

rust infection in Geraldton waxflower (Research Proposal)

10:55 - 11:45 Peter Innes (MScAgr)Heat stress in Australian wheat (Final)

11:45 - 12:05 Shafeeq Ur Rehman (MPhil)How can genotype-irrigation system

interface increase water use efficiency in bread wheat? (Research Proposal)

12:05 - 12:25 Shahnoosh Hayamanesh (MPhil) Genetic and physiological basis of heat tolerance in diverse okra germplasm (Research Proposal)

12:25 - 13:15 Lunch

13:15 - 14:05 Kelly Scarlett (PhD)Epidemiology of Fusarium wilt in greenhouse cucumbers. (Final)

14:05 - 14:55 Hugh Goold (PhD) Brian Jones Lipid storage in the unicellular microalga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii (Final)

14:55 - 15:15 Afternoon tea

15:15 - 16:05 Tuyen Vu (PhD) Comparative analysis of the soluble wheat proteins and human health (Final)


Time: 10.30 - 16.05 (Bus leaves ATP at 8.50)

Location: Plant Breeding Institute at Cobbitty

Contact: Dr Tom Roberts

Phone: 02 8627 1042

Email: 4720040f28587c042e150427302723074c1d2926216f54561743083e