Periodic Table: Big questions in plant science with Sanna Sevanto

Explore the hottest topics in plant science

June 1, 2023

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Sanna Sevanto Los Alamos National Laboratory

What are the top pressing questions in plant science today? Sanna Sevanto, a plant physiologist at Los Alamos National Laboratory, will discuss wide-ranging topics from the field, such as GMOs, plant-based fuels and growing plants in space.

The Periodic Table is the Bradbury’s casual, ask-me-anything program. Gather with other science enthusiasts and talk with a special guest Labbie about their unique work.

Read more about Sevanto’s research in New Phytologist.

About the speaker: Sanna Sevanto is an environmental physicist and team leader of Landscape and Ecosystem Dynamics and Resilience team at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Her research focuses on vegetation-climate interactions, and vegetation stress responses with most recent projects aiming at developing methods to produce microbial consortia to improve soil health and alleviate drought stress in plants. Outside work, you might run into her on the local trails either coaching Nordic skiing or enjoying the unique multi-sport opportunities in this town.

Monday, June 19
5:30-7 p.m.
projectY cowork
150 Central Park Square
Los Alamos, NM