Department of Plant Biology Retreat 2013

Event Dates: November 1, 2013 - 9:00am - 8:00pm

The Carnegie Institution for Science Department of Plant Biology is hosting it's first retreat in 9 years at the Tresidder Oak Room on Stanford campus November 1st from 9AM-8PM. The event will include a poster session, vision talks from all plant faculty and keynote addresses from Alexander Jones of the Frommer lab and Winslow Briggs, Emeritus director of the department.

  • 8:30-9AM Arrival
  • 9:00-9:30 Wolf Frommer, “State of the Department”
  • 9:30-10:30 DPB and Stanford Biology faculty short talks
  • 10:30-11:00 Coffee break
  • 11:00-12PM DPB and Stanford Biology faculty short talks
  • 12:00-1:00 Lunch
  • 1:00-2:00 Keynote 1: Alexander Jones, "Where and when are the hormones? ABA and GA dynamics detected with genetically encoded FRET biosensors"
  • 2:00-4:00 Social Activity
  • 4:00-6:00 Poster Session
  • 6:00-7:00 Dinner
  • 7:00-8:00 Keynote 2: Winslow Briggs, “Minding the gap”
  • 8:00-10:00 After meeting socializing at Tree House

For information contact:

José Dinneny,



Neil Robbins II,