Plant Cell Wall Research/Journal Club: Fridays @ 2:00 pm in Porter 429 (Fall Semester) and Biochemistry Building Conference Room (Spring Semester)

The purpose of this club is to present and discuss current research and/or recent journal articles related to plant cell walls. Each participant presents either his/her own research (with adequate background material) and/or a journal article.

Please send any material you would like the group to review before your presentation directly to the group (via dropbox and an email note).

Graduate students can register for this research/journal club as a course for credit/no-credit by signing up for 1 credit of PBIO 6972-Topics in Plant Molecular and Cell Biology (section 100).

FALL SEMESTER 2018 - Porter 429 - Note 1 research presentation and 1 journal article presentation per student (new students should present a journal article after senior students are done presenting).

Date          Presenter
Aug. 31   
Potluck and Organizational meeting (12 Noon - 1pm)
Sept. 7    John Elmore
Sept. 14   Yadi Zhou
Sept. 21  Dasmeet Kaur
Sept. 28 Tasleem Javaid
Oct. 5     No Class (Reading Day)
Oct. 12    Oyeyemi (Yemi) Ajayi  
Oct. 19    Dr. Cora McAlister (PBIO Colloquim Speaker)
Oct. 26    Yuan Zhang
Nov. 2     Matrika Bhattarai
Nov. 9    Abhijit Sukul
Nov. 16   Dare Ogunsekan
Nov. 19  Dr. Li Tan (Chemistry Seminar-Monday@4pm, Clippinger 194)

Nov. 23   No Class (holiday)
Nov. 30    Mohamed Seghiri
Dec. 7     Potluck (12 Noon-2pm)

SPRING SEMESTER 2019 - Biochemistry Building Conference Room - Note 1 research presentation and 1 journal article presentation per student.

Date          Presenter
Jan. 18     John Elmore
Jan. 25     Dasmeet Kaur
Feb. 1      Oyeyemi (Yemi) Ajayi
Feb. 8      Yuan Zhang
Feb. 15    Matrika Bhattarai
Feb. 22    Tasleem Javaid
March 1   Abhijit Sukul
March 8   Mohamed Seghiri
March 15  No meeting-Spring Break (March 10-16)
March 22  John Elmore
March 29  Pizza Lunch with Ram Dixit in Porter 417 (1pm-3pm)
April 5      Dasmeet Kaur
April 12    Oyeyemi (Yemi) Ajayi
April 19    Matrika Bhattarai
April 26    Tasleem Javaid
May 3      Potluck (Noon-2pm)

Upcoming Meetings and Conferences

Mid-West ASPB Meeting, March 16 – 17, 2019 at West Virginia University

OU Student Research & Creative Activity Expo, April 11, 2019, Athens, OH

European- 15th Plant Cell Wall Meeting, July 7-12, 2019, Cambridge, UK

ASPB-Plant Biology 2019, Aug. 3-7, 2019, San Jose, CA

Email list of Plant Cell Wall Club members:

Showalter, Allan
Faik, Ahmed
Held, Michael
Kieliszewski, Marcia
Elmore, John
Zhou, Yadi
Ajayi, Oyeyemi (Yemi)
Kaur, Dasmeet
Javaid, Tasleem
Matrika Bhattarai
Yuan Zhang
Abhijit Sukul
Dare Ogunsekan
Mohamed Seghiri