2017 Fall Seminar Series: Plant Phenomics Phridays

The Midwest Big Data Hub Digital Agriculture Spoke and the University of Nebraska Quantitative Life Sciences Initiative are hosting a fall research seminar series: Plant Phenomics Phridays. This is a continuation of the series hosted by Iowa State University over the summer (http://www.bcb.iastate.edu/plant-phenomics-phridays-seminar-3). 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. All seminars will be webcast for remote participants. 

Registration is free and includes refreshments for local attendees!
Fridays: September 8-October 27, 2017
10-11 am cst
1901 Vine street, Lincoln NE
Online: https://nebraskaextension.zoom.us/j/5597248660


Sept 8: James Schnable, Agronomy & Horticulture ..."High Throughput Phenotyping of nand Sorghum: From Plots to Plants to Traits"

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Sept 15: Yufeng Ge, Biological Systems Engineering ... "High throughput field plant phenotyping facility and the first year experience"

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Sept 22: Argelia Lorence, Arkansas State University ... "High throughput plant phenotyping: PICturing more stress tolerant crops" 

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Sept 29: Zheng Xu, Statistics ... "Machine Learning Methods in Plant Phenotyping"
Oct 6: Yumou Qiu/ Yuhang Xu, Statistics ... "Statistic Problems in Plant Phenotyping” (Yumou) and “Functional analysis on Curve Fitting” (Yuhang).
Oct 13: Harkamal Walia, Agronomy & Horticulture ... TBD
Oct 20: Yeyin Shi, Biological Systems Engineering ... “Challenges and opportunities in applying low-altitude aerial imagery to plant phenotyping”
Oct 27: Toshihiro Obata, Biochemistry ... “Metabolomics; exploring invisible phenotypes determining visible phenotypes”