Mark Belmonte

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 Dates

December 10 – December 21: Fall Term Exam Period

December 22 – January 2: Winter Holiday (University Closed)

Upcoming Seminars

General seminar: Adam Bewick: “Understanding epigenetics through the lens of molecular evolution” — Wednesday, December 12 at 10:30 a.m., 201 Biological Sciences Bldg..

General seminar: Edward Jenkins, M.Sc. Defense: “Seabird dietary niche dynamics during breeding in coastal Newfoundland” — Tuesday, December 18 at 10 a.m., 304 Biological Sciences.

General seminar: Saeedeh Bani, PhD Proposal: “"The development and maintenance of migratory timing programs in a songbird"” — Tuesday, December 18 at 2 p.m., 304 Biological Sciences.