IBH Seminar Series

IBH Seminar Series 2022

Exploring the Pooid’y photoperiodic clock: current and emerging resources in the barley circadian system, Seth Davis, University of York on Thursday 22 September 2022 14:00 – 15:30. Free registration here.

Upcoming seminars

All times UK except where noted.

22nd September, 1400: Exploring the Pooid’y photoperiodic clock: current and emerging resources in the barley circadian system, Seth Davis, University of York.

6th October, 1400, 0800 CST Brandon-MB-Canada time: Canadian Barley breeding program, registration process and market development of malting barley cultivars in Canada (working title), Ana Badea, AGR.GC.CA.

20th October, 1400: Fusarium head blight: pathogens, mycotoxins and impact on yield and quality of malting barley, Rumiana Ray, University of Nottingham.

3rd November, 1400: The brewing sector (title TBC), David Cook, University of Nottingham.

17th November, 1500 (TBC): Navigating GWAS Results on the GrainGenes Morex v3 Genome Browser, Victoria Blake, GrainGenes, Montana State University.

1st December, 1400: Title TBC, Sarah McKim, University of Dundee.

15th December 2022 to start of 2023: Break.

Previous seminars

My Story of Marris Otter, by Robin Appel of Warminster Maltings Ltd, Robin Appel has spent nearly 60 years in the barley trade (1963 – ). He is currently the non-executive chairman of grain merchants Robin Appel Ltd who own the production and marketing rights to Maris Otter

PhasiRNAs: a distinct category of sRNAs functioning in male reproductive development, by Professor Blake C. Meyers and 24-nt reproductive phasiRNAs: a key pathway to control pollen production in the Triticeae Dr Sebastien Belanger from the Danforth Center in Montana


Biochemistry of malting, by David Griggs (Crisp Malt)

Achieving 10t/ha barley yields in Australia is a reality: global synergies in crop development, agronomy and genetics to improve barley productivity, by Kenton Porker (Field Applied Research Australia Ltd)

Commercializing Orkney Bere barley, by Peter Martin (University of the Highlands and Islands, UHI)

The MAGB and the malting industry, by Julian South (The Maltsters’ Association of Great Britain, MAGB)

Barley of the future – facultative, naked, and flavourful?, by Patrick Hayes (Oregon State University), Chris Massman (University of Wisconsin) and Helen Brabham (Sainsbury Lab)

Crop management to minimise lodging risk of spring barley, by Pete Berry (ADAS UK)

Genetic control of plant architecture in barley, by Laura Rossini (University of Milan) and Elahe Tavakol (University of Shiraz).

Barley: running the disease gauntlet and chemical attack!, by Neil Havis, Francois Dussart and Laura Roehrig (SRUC).

Barley in a world of climate change and food system transformation, by Mike Rivington (James Hutton Institute).