Wednesday, 10 December 2014

Ionome to genome: Gene discovery in aid of plant nutrition, human health, and environmental remediation


By Mary Lou Guerinot
Department of Biological Sciences
Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH  03755


11 December 2014, Thursday
1:15-2:15 p.m.
Havener Auditorium
IRRI

Monday, 17 November 2014

GRiSP: does it meet expectations? Where do we go next?


By Bas Bouman
Director, GRiSP


20 November 2014, Thursday
1:15-2:15 p.m.
Havener Auditorium
IRRI

Tuesday, 11 November 2014

Methane emission from flooded soils: from microorganisms to the atmosphere


By Ralf Conrad
Director of the Department of Biogeochemistry
Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology
Marburg, Germany


13 November 2014, Thursday
1:15-2:15 p.m.
Havener Auditorium
IRRI

Tuesday, 4 November 2014

Engaging with the Private Sector in the Philippines: ICRAF and OML Center Collaboration on Climate Research


By Rodel D. Lasco
Senior Scientist, World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)
Scientific Director, The OML Center


6 November 2014, Thursday
1:15-2:15 p.m.
Havener Auditorium
IRRI

Monday, 20 October 2014

Distribution and impact of stress-tolerant rice varieties in South Asia


By Takashi Yamano
Senior Scientist I, Impact Assessment Specialist
Social Sciences Division
IRRI


23 October 2014, Thursday
1:15-2:15 p.m.
Havener Auditorium
IRRI

Monday, 13 October 2014

Climate change impacts in the Mekong Delta and adaptation of rice production systems


By Reiner Wassmann
Coordinator, Climate Change Research
Crop and Environmental Sciences Division
IRRI

and

Ngo Dang Phong
Postdoctoral Fellow (based in Vietnam as Project Facilitator, CLUES Project),
Crop and Environmental Sciences Division
IRRI

16 October 2014, Thursday
1:15-2:15 p.m.
Havener Auditorium
IRRI

Wednesday, 8 October 2014

USAID: Working for a more inclusive and resilient Philippines


By Gloria D. Steele
Mission Director
U.S. Agency for International Development, Philippines

9 October 2014, Thursday
1:15-2:15 p.m.
Havener Auditorium
IRRI

Monday, 15 September 2014

Yield potential of tropical irrigated rice: achieved levels, current plant types, and ways forward


By Michael Dingkuhn
Senior Scientist II
Crop Physiology and Phenotyping Group, CESD
IRRI/CIRAD

18 September 2014, Thursday
1:15-2:15 p.m.
Havener Auditorium
IRRI

Tuesday, 9 September 2014

Population improvement: progresses, challenges, and opportunities

By Dr. Xiangqian Zhao
Scientist, Population Improvement
Plant Breeding, Genetics, and Biotechnology Division
IRRI

11 September 2014, Thursday
1:15-2:15 p.m.
Havener Auditorium
IRRI


Tuesday, 2 September 2014

Communicating healthier rice

Special Seminar

By Mr. Tony Lambino
Head of Communication, IRRI

4 September 2014, Thursday
2:30 p.m. (Dhaka time)
IBO Conference Room
IRRI Bangladesh Office

Pollination, fertility, time of day of flowering, and panicle development under the Tsukuba FACE (free-air CO2 enrichment) experiment

An IRRI Seminar

By Dr. Kazuhiro Kobayashi
Associate Professor
Shimane University
Japan

4 September 2014, Thursday
1:15-2:15 p.m.
Havener Auditorium
IRRI HQ, Philippines

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Local capability building in genomics R&D through the Philippine Genome Center

By Cynthia P. Palmes-Saloma
Program Director
Philippine Genome Center
DNA Sequencing Core Facility
U.P. Diliman, Quezon City

Thursday, 14 August 2014
1:15-2:15 p.m.
Havener Auditorium
IRRI

Monday, 4 August 2014

Redesigning IRRI’s irrigated rice breeding program

By Bert Collard
Senior Scientist, Irrigated Rice Breeder for Southeast Asia
Plant Breeding, Genetics, and Biotechnology Division
IRRI

Thursday, 7 August 2014
1:15-2:15 p.m.
Havener Auditorium
IRRI

Thursday, 31 July 2014

The rice industry’s strategic S&T plan for 2012-16

By Jocelyn Eusebio
Director, Crops Research Division
Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources
Research and Development (PCAARRD)

Thursday, 31 July 2014
1:15-2:15 p.m.
Havener Auditorium, IRRI


Friday, 20 June 2014

INGER @ 40: Achievements, challenges, and opportunities

By Ed Redoña
Senior Scientist II (rice breeding)
Plant Breeding, Genetics, and Biotechnology Division, and
Coordinator
International Network for the Genetic Evaluation of Rice (INGER)

1:15-2:15 p.m., Thursday, 26 June 2014
Havener Auditorium, IRRI

Wednesday, 4 June 2014

Traits for direct-seeded rainfed rice

By Amelia Henry
Scientist, Drought Physiology
Crop and Environmental Sciences Division, IRRI

1:15-2:15 p.m., Thursday, 5 June 2014
Havener Auditorium, IRRI



Tuesday, 20 May 2014

How aerobic soil conditions affect the development of rice plants


By Benoit Clerget
Senior Scientist (crop physiology)
Crop and Environmental Sciences Division, IRRI

1:15-2:15 p.m., Thursday, 22 May 2014
Havener Auditorium, IRRI


Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Trait analysis and association mapping to identify QTLs associated with agronomic and yield component traits in elite irrigated rice breeding lines

 A PBGB Division Seminar

By Hasina Begum
PhD Research Scholar
PBGB IRRI

2:00 p.m., Wednesday, 23 April 2014
Umali Room C, IRRI

Plant quarantine and IRRI: sowing the seeds in harmony

By Ma. Lorelie U. Agbagala
OIC- Post Entry Quarantine Station
Bureau of Plant Industry
Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines

1:15–2:15 p.m., Thursday, 24 April 2014
Havener Auditorium, IRRI


Friday, 4 April 2014

Evaluation of conservation agriculture for rice-based cropping systems on the High Ganges River Flood Plain of Bangladesh

 CESD Seminar

Crop and Environmental Sciences Division Seminar

By M.J. Alam, E. Humphreys, and M.A.R Sarkar 
Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute, Regional Agricultural Research Station, Jessore
International Rice Research Institute, Los Baños, Philippines
Bangladesh Agricultural University, Mymensingh

1:15 – 2:15 p.m., Tuesday, 8 April 2014,
SSD Conference Rm, Drilon Bldg, IRRI

Tuesday, 1 April 2014

The Rice Crop Manager: an ICT-based, agro-advisory service

An IRRI Seminar

By Roland J. Buresh
Principal Scientist
Crop and Environmental Sciences Division, IRRI

1:15-2:15 p.m., Thursday, 3 April 2014
Havener Auditorium, IRRI

Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Sustainable Rice: What is it and what is it worth?

An IRRI Seminar

By Pieter Rutsaert and Sarah Beebout

Post-doctoral fellow, Social Sciences Division and
Scientist, Crop and Environmental Sciences Division
International Rice Research Institute

1:15-2:15 p.m., Thursday, 27 March 2014
Havener Auditorium, IRRI

Monday, 17 March 2014

The most rapid survey-based tracking of hunger and poverty in the world

An IRRI Seminar

By Mahar Mangahas
Social Weather Stations

1:15-2:15 p.m., Thursday, 20 March 2014
Havener Auditorium, IRRI

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Monday, 24 February 2014

Designing future rice with health and nutritional benefits

An IRRI Seminar

By Nese Sreenivasulu
Head, Grain Quality and Nutrition Center, IRRI

Thursday, 27 February 2014
1:15 - 2:15 p.m.
Havener Auditorium, IRRI

Friday, 14 February 2014

The Good, the Bad, and the Future

An IRRI Seminar

By Achim Dobermann
Former Deputy Director General for Research
IRRI

1:15 pm, Thursday, 20 February 2014
Rooms ABC, D.L. Umali Laboratory, IRRI

Thursday, 13 February 2014

Looking forward, a workplan for integrated plant disease management and IRRI

A Crop and Environmental Sciences Division Seminar

By Adam Sparks 
Plant disease management specialist
CESD, IRRI

1:15 to 2:15 p.m., Tuesday, 18 February 2014
Room A, D.L. Umali Laboratory, IRRI

Wednesday, 12 February 2014

Gender issues in rice farming and research: a retrospective view and future challenges

An IRRI Seminar

By Thelma R. Paris
Senior Scientist (socioeconomist-gender specialist)
Social Sciences Division, IRRI (currently retired)

13 February 2014
1:15-2:15 p.m.
Havener Auditorium

Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Screening of rice blast resistant genes in landrace Thai rice using DNA markers & sequence variation of avairulence genes of rice blast fungus, Magnaporthe grisea

PBGB Division Seminar

By Chatchawan Jantasuriyarat
Assistant Professor
Department of Genetics, Faculty of Science
Kasetsart Univeristy, Thailand


10:00 am, Wednesday,  5 February 2014
Room A, Umali Hall





Thursday, 30 January 2014

Intracellular trafficking of aquaporins in Arabidopsis thaliana

Joint PBGB and CESD Division  Seminar

By Doan Luu
Biochemistry and Plant Molecular Physiology
Montpellier, France

1:15-2:15 p.m., Tuesday, 4 February 2014
DL Umali Room A, IRRI

Thursday, 23 January 2014

Monday, 20 January 2014

Business models for postharvest technologies: looking forward, looking back

An IRRI Seminar

By  Alfred Schmidley
Business Model and Value Chain Development Specialist
Crop and Environmental Sciences Division (CESD)

1.15 - 2.15pm, Thursday, 23 January 2014
Havener auditorium, IRRI

Wednesday, 15 January 2014

Intellectual property, public and non-profit research, protection and commercialization, and latest updates

An IRRI Seminar

By Carmen G. Peralta
Director
Documentation, Information and Technology Transfer Bureau
Intellectual Property Office Philippines

1.15 - 2.15pm, Thursday, 16 January 2014
Havener Auditorium, IRRI




Wednesday, 8 January 2014

Progress on the development of drought-tolerant varieties in the rainfed lowland rice ecosystem in Bangladesh

PBGB Division Seminar

Tamal Lata Aditya
Visiting Research Fellow
Drought Group, PBGB, IRRI

2:00pm, Friday, 10 January 2014
Room A, Umali Hall, IRRI