The September 2016 issue of the journal Science featured many interesting articles about translational plant sciences. This included one article by Dr. Christoph Benning; one of the 2016 Functional Genomics Workshop presenters.
The Department of Molecular Genetics in the College of Arts & Sciences at The Ohio State University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek outstanding candidates using cutting edge techniques to investigate fundamental mechanisms in plant developmental and/or cell biology. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent, externally funded, and internationally recognized research program and teach courses in their area of expertise. The candidate will be eligible for membership in University Centers including The Center for Applied Plant Sciences. The hire will join a departmental faculty who study fundamental biological questions using a wide variety of model organisms, and will become part of a strong campus-wide plant biology community.
Click PlantBioSearch.pdf for a detailed description of the faculty position opening.
On April 29, 2016 Professor Ken Rinaldo presented as a part of the Center for Applied Plant Sciences (CAPS) weekly Seminar Series.
On April 22, 2016, CAPS will announce three new sustainability initiatives in celebration of Earth Week. This charge was led by Education and Outreach Specialist, Courtney Price, in collaboration with the CAPS administrative staff to facilitiate greener practices throughout Rightmire Hall.
On Friday, April 15th the Translational Plant Sciences Graduate students had the opportunity to meet Dr. George Wang, recipient of the Young Alumni Achievement Award given by the College of Arts and Sciences. Dr.