Past Presentation

SELECTED INVITED SEMINARS / WORKSHOPS / WEBINARS

  • Keynote Address at 2nd Annual Biology Department Student Research Symposium (September 27, 2019) Directing a new way for food and agricultural industry and educators to tap into advanced academic research and technologies. California State University East Bay, Hayward, CA.
  • Workshop on Psychedelics with Dennis McKenna. Minding the scientific gaps in understanding the only one plausible explanation unifying the physical and the biological universe. (September 21, 2019) California Institute of Integral Studies, San Francisco, CA. (https://www.ciis.edu/public-programs/full-calendar/mckenna-dennis-wks-sept-21-2019).
  • Seminar – Challenges and opportunities in improving soil health in modern agriculture (May, 2019). Azomite Mountain Summit, Utah.
  • Webinar – How AZOMITE® volcanic ash fertilizer can impact specialty crop yield, quality, and your bottom Line (February, 2019). Azomite educational webinar.
  • Seminar – Beneficial biologicals for agriculture and other adventures (May, 2016) Host: Dr. Jitendra Khurana. Department of Plant Molecular Biology, University of Delhi, Delhi, India.
  • Seminar – Beneficial biologicals for agriculture and food (October, 2015) Host: Dr. Devin Coleman-Derr, Plant Gene Expression Center / USDA, Albany, CA.
  • Workshop – The value of food, a vehicle for positive change (June, 2015) Host: Institute For The Future, Palo Alto, CA.
  • Seminar – The value of food, a vehicle for positive change (February, 2015) Host: California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA.
  • TEDx talk (Jan, 2015)
  • Invited Talk – On Food and Technology (September, 2014) Host: TEDx Livermore, Las Positas College, Livermore, CA.
  • Seminar – Mind the Gap – in translational biology and between guard cells (October, 2012) Host: Steve Kay, University of California, San Diego, CA.
  • Seminar – How an Arabidopsis gene can be used to improve soybean yield (November, 2011) Host: Peter H. Quail, USDA/Plant Gene Expression Center, University of California, Berkeley, CA.
  • Invited Talk – How an Arabidopsis gene can be used to improve soybean yield (October, 2011) Host: Julie Gray, Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK.
  • Seminar – How an Arabidopsis gene can be used to improve soybean yield (September, 2011) Host: Zhiyong Wang, Department of Plant Biology, Carnegie Institute for Science, Stanford, CA.
  • Invited Talk – Plant science: applications and technologies (June, 2010) Host: Burnd Hutter, Berthold Technologies, Bad WildBad, Germany.
  • Seminar – Phytochrome caught in the act (Feb, 2010) Host: Prof. Jitendra P. Khurana, Department of Plant Molecular Biology, University of Delhi, Delhi, India.
  • Seminar – Approaches to enhance crop yield and stress tolerance (Sept., 2008) Host: Prof. Andrew J. Millar, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
  • Seminar – Phytochrome caught in the act (Feb, 2010) Host: Prof. Jitendra P. Khurana, Department of Plant Molecular Biology, University of Delhi, Delhi, India.
  • Seminar – Approaches to enhance crop yield and stress tolerance (Sept., 2008) Host: Prof. Andrew J. Millar, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
  • Seminar – Phytochrome caught in the act (May, 2008) Host: Dr. Michele Engel, Department of Integrative Biology, University of Colorado, Denver, CO.
  • Seminar – PIF5: a possible node for crosstalk between ethylene and early light signaling pathways (2006) American Society of Plant Biologists Conference, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Seminar – Phytochrome caught in the act (June 27, 2005) Host: Dr. John C. Watson, Department of Biology, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • Seminar – A novel molecular recognition motif necessary for targeting photoactivated phytochrome signaling (July 16, 2004) Host: Prof. Dr. Eberhard Schäfer, Biology II/Institut für Botanik, University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany.
  • Seminar – Early phytochrome signaling and regulation of transcriptional networks (July, 2003) American Society of Plant Biologists Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • Seminar – Photoregulated protein kinases in pea seedlings (Nov 11, 1998) Host: Dr. Gerald F. Deitzer, Department of Botany, University of Maryland at College Park, College Park, MD.
  • Seminar – Photoregulated expression of protein kinases from the garden pea (May 27-30, 1998) Midwest Developmental Biology Meeting. Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • Seminar – Light-regulated protein kinases from the garden pea (Nov 7, 1997) Graduate Student Research Symposium. Graduate Student Council, School of Science, Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • Seminar – Light-regulated protein kinase genes from the garden pea (May 28-31, 1997) Midwest Developmental Biology Meeting. Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, Indiana.