Sponsored by the Midwest Big Data Hub Digital Agriculture Spoke Award and the Iowa State University Plant Sciences Institute, Plant Phenomics Phridays is a brand new Summer seminar series hosted by Iowa State University.

The NSF Spoke award is led by U of North Dakota (Grant McGimpsey) along with U of Nebraska- Lincoln (Jennifer Clarke) Iowa State University (Joe Colletti) and Great Plains Network/ Kansas State (Greg Monaco).

Series description: Challenges and opportunities in the plant sciences are being addressed using novel approaches from diverse disciplines. Speakers include statisticians, biologists, data scientists, and engineers.

Where: Iowa State University
When: Fridays June 9-July 28, 2017. 10:00-11:00 AM Central
RSVP: Registration is free! Sign up online at http://bit.ly/2r0plis
Connection information for streaming and on-site venue details are listed at the registration site.
Bonus: Refreshments for registered local attendees


June 9
Pat Schnable: Challenges Facing Crop Production and Paths to Solutions

June 16
Ludovico Cademartiri: Beyond Petri Dishes and Greenhouses: Bringing ‘Field Conditions’ to the Lab

June 23
Baskar Ganapathysubramanian: Image processing, crowd sourcing and high throughout computing for plant phenotyping

June 30
Dan Nettleton: Statistical analysis of plant phenomics data

July 7
Ted Heindel: NSF Research Traineeship: Predictive Plant Phenomics

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July 21
Liang Dong: Microsystems technology for agricultural sensors towards high-throughput plant phenomics

July 28: Carolyn J. Lawrence-Dill: Computing on Phenotype Descriptions for Novel Candidate Gene Prediction