Mark Belmonte

Acting Assoc. Head UG/Assoc. Professor

Office 317 Buller
(204) 474-8556

The Belmonte Laboratory is interested in the cellular and molecular functions of plant development and plant pathogenesis. Together, we strive to find new and innovative ways to enhance plant performance and protect some of Canada's most important crops.

Dr. Mark Belmonte is one of CBC Manitoba's Future 40 and top 25 most fascinating Manitobans.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/future-40-cbc-manitoba-unveils-10-more-finalists-1.2997441

For more information on the Belmonte Lab including research projects, publications, undergraduate and graduate student profiles and courses offered by Dr. Belmonte, please visit the following pages.

http://www.belmontelab.com

https://scholar.google.ca/citations?user=WOe1q7sAAAAJ&hl=en

http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Mark_Belmonte

Research Interests

Cell and Development, plant development, RNAi, RNA sequencing, agricultural technologies, bioinformatics, canola, genetic control of pests, genomics, host pathogen interactions, laser microdissection, molecular biology

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Wesley Ogloff, MSc defense: “Climate change-related shifts in species interactions and diet in an Arctic marine ecosystem” — Tuesday, July 31 at 9 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Elise Couillard, MSc Defense: “Black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovicianus) awareness of neighbours' vigilance is spatially explicit” — Wednesday, August 1 at 8:45 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Muriel Magnaye, MSc Defense: “Growth and post-spawning survival in capelin (Mallotus villosus) on the northeast coast of Newfoundland” — Wednesday, August 15 at 11 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.