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

Important Date

June 4 – June 8: Convocation Ceremony (Fort Garry Campus)

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Haoran Chen, PhD Proposal: “Nitrogen fixing plant evolution: the major factors affecting biological nitrogen fixation” — Friday, May 25 at 2 p.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Ashley Tripp, MSc. Defense: “Temperature and pCO2: single and combined effects of climate change parameters on acid-base regulation in Louisiana red swamp crayfish” — Monday, May 28 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Garett Allen, PhD Proposal: “Acid-base regulation in Stenohaline Osmoconforming Crustaceans” — Thursday, June 7 at 9 a.m., 201 BSB.

General seminar: Amber Hiebert, MSc. Defense: “Lake Sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) Myotome Development: The Proliferation of Satellite Cells in the Developing Sturgeon” — Tuesday, June 26 at 1 p.m., 304 Biological Sciences.