Conference Presentations and Invited Seminars

Guest Lectures Thomas, H. Plant Grafting. (Virtual – December 2020). Plant Development Lecture. The University of Delaware. Oral Presentations Thomas, H., Teng, C. Meyers, B. Functional analysis of phasiRNA in soybean and maize (August 2017).  REU Research Symposium, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, St. Louis, Missouri. Thomas, H., Teng, C. Meyers, B. Functional analysis ofContinue reading “Conference Presentations and Invited Seminars”

Free Science Workshop

“Free Science Inc. is a nonprofit organization based in Ithaca, NY that provides a supportive, community-based space for low-income and under-represented youth to explore their world, and expand their capabilities, through science and creativity.” I volunteered weekly at the Free Science workshop through 2018-2019. Althought the Free Science Workshop has experiments that cover physics, electronics, wood-working,Continue reading “Free Science Workshop”

Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology Exchange Program

Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology and Cornell University have worked together the last decade to provide exchange opportunites for graduate students at TUAT. In addition to semester and year-long exchanges, TUAT organizes yearly trips to Cornell University and Technische Universität München in Munich Germany. This trips are part of an international program for graduateContinue reading “Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology Exchange Program”

Ithaca Children’s Garden (ICG) @ Home

During the 2020 summer, COVID-19 seriously affected the Ithaca and New York community. The Ithaca Children’s Garden was forced to close their public garden for the first time. During this very trying time, I volunteered to help ICG generate at home projects for local kids, who were unable to enjoy the normal activites help inContinue reading “Ithaca Children’s Garden (ICG) @ Home”

Community grows (At home plant science kits)

During the 2020 COVID-19 outbreak, our lab partnered with the Ithaca Children’s Garden to put together at-home science kits. This collaborative project was funded by the National Science Foundation. Members of the lab participated in various aspects of this project. Over 1000 seedlings were grown, seed science experiments were packed into baggies, curriculum was created,Continue reading “Community grows (At home plant science kits)”