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

January 16: Deadline to apply online to graduate for Spring 2018 (most students)

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Joel Bety: “Seasonal interactions in arctic migratory birds: from individual to ecosystem” — Friday, January 19 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Christa Burstahler PhD Oral Defense: “Variation in facultative diet specialization of Canadian lynx” — Friday, January 19 at 1 p.m., 201 BSB.

General seminar: Dr. Jonathan Meltzer: “TBA” — Friday, February 2 at 3 p.m., 527 Buller.

General seminar: Dr. Robert J. Ireland: “The Orchidaceae: not just for ice cream and corsages.” — Thursday, February 8 at 7 p.m., 260 Helen Glass.