Date Type Details
2018-04-19 08h30 Student Seminars
Venue: FABI seminar room

Chairperson: Robert Backer

Hye Jin Lim: Genome evolution of the Ophiostomatoid fungi.

Marja O'Neill: Fine-scale population structure of native Eucalyptus grandis, and genomic architecture of artificial selection in South African breeding populations: Progress update on Phase 1.

Modjadji Makwela: Identification of mycorrhizae associated with  South African endemic and endangered orchids.

Ricu Claassens: Plant growth-promoting bacterial endophytes.

Question panel: Mandy Messal; Christoff Joubert; Lichelle Grobler; Sophie Makua

2018-04-19 14h30 Special Seminar
Venue: FABI seminar room

Shot-hole borer: a new invasion threatening South Africa's trees

A seminar and discussion jointly hosted by FABI and the Centre for Invasion Biology. Co-presented by Profs Mark Robertson, Wilhelm de Beer and Dr Trudy Paap. Also open to the public.

RSVP before 12h00, 16 April

https://goo.gl/forms/DPycVqzaAJIDB08S2 

or monica.leitner@zoology.up.ac.za 

This beetle and its fungus has already been recorded on more than 40 tree species in Johannesburg, Pietermaritzburg and the Northern Cape, including 10 native tree species. Read more about the threat here.

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2018-04-23 08h30 PostDoc Seminar
Venue: FABI seminar room

Please join us for a seminar by Postdoctoral Fellow Dr Sarah Mwangi after the Monday Morning Meeting.

Title to be advised.

2018-04-26 08h30 Student Seminars
Venue: FABI seminar room

Chairperson: Gina Shin

Angelique du Preez:

Hannes Strydom: 

Phinda Magagula:

Seamus Morgan:

Question panel: Hye Jin Lim; Marja O'Neill; Modjadji Makwela; Ricu Claassens

2018-05-03 08h30 Student Seminars
Venue: FABI seminar room

Chairperson: Marja O'Neill

Melissa Joubert:

Kira Lynn: 

Question panel: Angelique du Preez; Hannes Strydom; Phinda Magagula; Seamus Morgan

2018-05-10 08h30 Student Seminars
Venue: FABI seminar room

Chairperson: Josephine Queffelec

Stephan Priem:

Miranda Procter:

Leandri Bezuidenhoudt:

Lazarus Takawira:

Question panel: Melissa Joubert; Isaac Kayumbe; Felipe Balocchi

2018-05-24 08h30 Student Seminars
Venue: FABI seminar room

Chairperson: Isaac Kayumbe

Marlise Buys:

Ashleigh Smith:

Josephine Queffelec:

Lomile Khoete:

Question panel: Stephan Priem; Miranda Procter; Leandri Bezuidenhoudt; Lazarus Takawira

2018-05-31 08h30 Student Seminars
Venue: FABI seminar room

Chairperson: Felipe Balocchi

Juanita Avontuur:

Zorada Swart:

Fezile Mthunzi:

JieQiong Li:

Question panel: Marlise Buys; Ashleigh Smith; Josephine Queffelec; Lomile Khoete

2018-06-07 08h30 Student Seminars
Venue: FABI seminar room

Chairperson: Nam Pham

Claudette Dewing:

Benedicta Swalarsk-Parry:

Lungile Mabuza:

Shannon Flemington:

Question panel: Juanita Avontuur; Zorada Swart; Fezile Mthunzi; JieQiong Li

2018-06-14 08h30 Student Seminars
Venue: FABI seminar room

Chairperson: JieQiong Li

Michael du Toit:

Angelique Jacobsohn:

Luki-Marie Scheepers:

Dorris Tshwane:

Question panel: Claudette Dewing; Benedicta Swalarsk-Parry; Lungile Mabuza; Shannon Flemington

2018-06-21 08h30 Student Seminars
Venue: FABI seminar room

Chairperson: Stephan Priem

Joey Hulbert:

Juanita Engelbrecht:

Nomakula Zim:

Question panel: Michael du Toit; Angelique Jacobsohn; Luki-Marie Scheepers; Dorris Tshwane

2018-06-28 08h30 Student Seminars
Venue: FABI seminar room

Chairperson: Miranda Procter

Dineo Mailula:

Sophie Makua:

Agil Katayumane:

Question panel: Joey Hulbert; Juanita Engelbrecht; Nomakula Zim

2018-07-05 08h30 Student Seminars
Venue: FABI seminar room

Chairperson: Kay Bophela

Phophi Nethononda:

Emeldah Rikhotso:

Question panel: Dineo Mailula; Sophie Makua; Agil Katayumane