Featured Speakers

Botany 2015 Featured Speakers

Plenary Speaker

 

Botany is cool; 
so why doesn’t the public know that?
Dr. Ken Thompson

Read his Blog here

Sunday July 26, 2015 - 7:30 pm 

 

 Annals of Botany 
Special Lecture

The invisible hand of floral scent in plant-pollinator interactions

Dr. Robert Raguso
Wednesday, July 29 11:00 am

 

  

 

 

Enhancing Scientist Diversity
in Plant Biology Luncheon

 

Can I Really Make a Difference?
Enhancing Diversity in the Sciences Through Mentoring:
The critical role we play and how to get involved

Dr. Gretchen Adams
Tuesday July, 28 Noon
(a Ticketed Event)

Regional Botany
Special Lecture

Jim Hole

Does beer make a good fertilizer?

Jim Hole

Monday, July 27, 11:00 am

 

  Weresub
Special Lecture

Curating and characterizing fungi at the University of Alberta
Microfungus Collection and Herbarium (UAMH) – a Canadian biodiversity centre

Dr. Lynne Sigler
Monday, July 27 8:00pm

 

 

Address of the
BSA
President-Elect

The International Botanist

Dr. Richard Olmstead
Wednesday
July 29, 6:00 pm

CD Nelson Lecture

CD Nelson

Type III Effectors and the Plant Immune Response

Darrell Desveaux 
Tuesday,  July 28  4:00 pm

 

 

 

Pelton Award
Lecture

Martha Hawes 

Extracellular DNA-based trapping by
border cells in defense of the root tip.

 Dr. Martha Hawes
Day and Time TBA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pelton Award Lecture

 

Hasbe - Pelton Award

Generality and diversity of 
development in land plants

Dr. Mitsuyasu Hasebe
Day and Time TBA