Presentations

Davis DJ, Wang H. Rosquete MR, Park E, Wilkop T, Drakakaki G. “Discovering how plant cells divide”. NAIST International Student Workshop. November 16th 2016. Nara, Japan. Selected talk by D. Davis

Davis DJ, Rosquete MR, Wang H, Park E, McDowell S, Le T, Comai, L, Drakakaki G. Using a small molecule inhibitor of plant cell plate maturation. NAIST International Student Workshop. November 16th, 2016, Nara, Japan. Poster

Drakakaki G. “Endomembrane dynamics during cytokinesis and cell elongation” Plant & Microbial Cytoskeleton, Gordon research Conference, Proctor Academy, Andover, USA. August 14-19, 2016. Invited talk.

Davis DJ, Wang H, Wilkop T, Drakakaki, G. “Plant cell cytokinesis with the small molecule inhibitor, Endosidin 7”. UC Davis Plant Biology Retreat. Marconi Conference Center.  October 7-9, 2016. Contributed talk by D. Davis.

Davis DJ, Rosquete M.R, Wang H, Wilkop T, Drakakaki G. “Dissecting plant cell cytokinesis with Endosidin 7”. Midwest Plant Cell Dynamics Meeting, June 23, 2016. St. Louis, Missouri. Contributed talk by D. Davis

Wilkop T, Davis D, Worden N, Pattathil S, Peralta A, Hahn M, Drakakaki G. Endomembrane dynamics and polysaccharide deposition during cell division and plant morphogenesis. XIV Cell Wall Meeting. Chania, Greece 12 - 17 June, 2016. Poster

Wang H-L, Davis D, Rosquete M, Röhrich R, Park E, Mackey S, McDowell S, Le T, Henry I, Comai L, and Drakakaki G. Using a small chemical to dissect callose deposition during cytokinesis, Annual Plant Biology Retreat, Marconi Conference Center, CA, USA. October 7-9 2016. Poster. 

Davis DJ, Park E, McDowell S, Le T, Comai L, Drakakaki G. Using a small chemical to dissect polysaccharide deposition at the cell plate. Midwest Plant Cell Dynamics Meeting. St. Louis, Missouri. June 21-24, 2016. Poster

Drakakaki G “Novel tool development in almond rootstocks”. Almond Board rootstock research meeting. San Joaquin Valley Agricultural Sciences Center, Parlier California. April 26 2016 Invited talk.

Drakakaki G. “Endomembrane dynamics and polysaccharide deposition during cell division and plant morphogenesis”. Ohio University. April 18, 2016. Invited talk.

Jayne N*, Davis D, McDowell S, Park E, Drakakaki G Investigating Cell Plate Formation Using the Cytokinesis Inhibitor Endosidin 7. Presented at the 27th Annual UC Davis Undergraduate Research Conference, Davis CA. April 8, 2016. *Undergraduate student presentation

Drakakaki G. “Post Golgi trafficking during cytokinesis and plant morphogenesis”. Cell Biology Seminar Series, University of California Davis, Davis, California. April 8, 2016. Invited talk.

Drakakaki G “Endomembrane trafficking during cytokinesis and cell elongation”. University of California Riverside. March  20, 2016. Riverside CA. Invited talk.

Drakakaki G. “Endomembrane dynamics during and cell division and plant morphogenesis” Symposium on Organelle Homeostasis Research Center Protein Trafficking and Intracellular Signaling of Plant and Fungal Cells. Kyushu University School of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan. February 8-9, 2016. Invited talk.

Wilkop T and Drakakaki G. Dynamics of cell plate development during plant cytokinesis. 13th Annual Advanced Imaging Methods Workshop, UC Berkeley, California, USA. February 10 – 12, 2016. Poster.

Drakakaki G. “Cellular, subcellular and molecular characterization of salinity tolerance in pistachio with novel tools”. Pistachio Research Board. Parlier CA, January 21, 2016 Oral presentation.

Drakakaki G. “Dissecting salinity tolerance in almonds with novel tools” Annual Almond Conference, Sacramento, California, USA December 8 - 10, 2015. Oral presentation.

Wilkop T, Heringer A, Le T, Esteva-Esteve V, Drakakaki G. Characterization of salinity tolerance in almonds with novel tools. Annual Almond Conference, Sacramento, California USA. December 8 - 10, 2015 Poster.

Wilkop T and Drakakaki G. Microscopy for the quantitative spatiotemporal analysis of cell plate growth. Workshop on the Quantitative Biology of Cytoskeletal Mechanics, Chicago, USA. October 22-24, 2015. Poster.

Drakakaki G. “Dissecting post-Golgi trafficking during cytokinesis and cell wall formation”. Plant Cell Biology retreat, Oct. 3, 2015. Davis, California. Invited talk.

Davis DJ, Park E, McDowell SC, Le T, Comai L, Drakakaki G. “Uncovering specialized trafficking pathways during cytokinesis”. Plant Cell Biology retreat, Oct. 3, 2015. Davis, California. Contributed talk by D. Davis

Drakakaki G. “Vesicle dynamics during cytokinesis and cell morphogenesis”. University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria. September 28, 2015. Invited talk.

Drakakaki G. “Dissecting post-Golgi trafficking during cytokinesis and cell wall formation”. Leibniz Plant Biochemistry Symposium, Halle Germany. September 24-25 2015. Invited talk.

Davis, D.J., Park, E., McDowell, S.C., Le, T., Comai, L., Drakakaki, G. “Something about vesicles and cell division”. PBGG Fall Colloquium. September 9, 2015. Davis, California. Presented by D. Davis.

Worden N, Davis D, Drakakaki G.  “Post Golgi vesicle trafficking during plant cell elongation and cell division”. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Plant Biologists, Plant Biology 2015, Minneapolis, MN USA. July 26-30, 2015. Contributed talk by Worden.   

Worden N, Wilkop TE, Esteve VE, Jeannotte R, Lathe R, Vernhettes S, Weimer B, Hicks G, Alonso J, Labavitch J, Persson S, Ehrhardt D, Drakakaki G. Disruption of cellulose synthase localization and mobility with small molecules. Annual Meeting American Society of Plant Biologists, Plant Biology 2015, Minneapolis, MN, USA. July 27th, 2015. Poster

Drakakaki G. “Post Golgi trafficking and cell wall formation”. Gordon research conference on plant cell walls.  Bentley University, USA July -12-17 2015. Invited talk.

Drakakaki G “Probing deposition of plant cell wall”. Agronomy Department, University of Chile, Santiago de Chile. May 26, 2015. Invited talk.

Drakakaki G. “Towards unraveling cell wall formation” University of Talca, Chile. May 27, 2015. Invited talk.

Drakakaki G.   “Dissection of endomembrane system in cell wall deposition”. University of Andres Bello, center of plant Biotechnology. Santiago de Chile May 28, 2015.  Invited talk.

Drakakaki G. “Post-Golgi vesicle trafficking during plant cell division and cell elongation” Plant cell biology workshop, University of Chile. Santiago de Chile May 29, 2015. Invited talk

Drakakaki G. “Post Golgi vesicle trafficking during plant cell division and cell elongation” PAPMBW meeting, San Pedro, Atacama, Chile June 1-6, 2015. Invited talk

Jayne N*, Davis D, McDowell S, Park E, Holub* J, Drakakaki G Investigating cell plate formation using the cytokinesis inhibitor Endosidin 7. 26th Annual UC Davis Undergraduate Research Conference, Davis CA.  May 1, 2015. *Undergraduate student presentation

Quezada H*, Esteva-Esteve V, Drakakaki G. Monitoring sodium sequestration in pistachio seedlings. 26th Annual UC Davis Undergraduate Research Conference, Davis CA.  May 1, 2015. *Undergraduate student presentation

Drakakaki G. “Post-Golgi trafficking during cytokinesis and plant morphogenesis”.  Pennsylvania State University Plant Biology Program and Center for Lignocellulose Structure and Formation, USA. April 20 2015. Invited talk.

Drakakaki G. “Imaging salinity tolerance in almond” Production Research Committee, Modesto, CA. April 27, 2015. Oral Presentation

Davis, D.J., Park, E., McDowell, S.C., Le, T., Comai, L., Drakakaki, G. Using a small chemical to dissect polysaccharide deposition at the cell plate. Bay Area Meeting on Organelle Biology, San Francisco, California. March 18, 2015. Poster

Drakakaki G. “Cellular, subcellular and molecular characterization of salinity tolerance in pistachio with novel tools”. Pistachio Research Board. Parlier CA, January 21, 2015 Oral Presentation

Drakakaki G. “Endomembrane trafficking during cytokinesis and plant morphogenesis”. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada October 28, 2014. Invited talk.

Worden N , Wilkop T, Esteva-Esteve V, Singh V, Higdon S, Lathe R, Alonso J, Vernhettes S, Persson  S, Ehrhardt  D, Labavitch  J and   Drakakaki G. Endomembrane trafficking  and polysaccharide deposition (PCWB2014), July 27th -31st , Palm Cove, Queensland, Australia.  Poster.

Drakakaki G. Dissecting cell wall deposition during cytokinesis and cell elongation 5th International Conference on Plant Cell Wall Biology (PCWB2014), July 27 -31, Palm Cove, Queensland, Australia. Contributed talk by Drakakaki.

Drakakaki G.  The role of endomembrane trafficking in cell division. University of Glasgow June 16, 2014. Invited talk.

Drakakaki G. Post Golgi trafficking in Plants.  University of Warwick June 13, 2014 Invited talk.

Worden N, Drakakaki G.  Disruption of cellulose synthase complex localization and mobility by small molecules . Plant Cell Dynamics meeting, Madison WI June4-6, 2014. Contributed talk by Davis.

Davis D, Park E, McDowell S, Le T, Comai L,  Drakakaki G. Using a small molecule to dissect polysaccharide deposition at the cell plate. Plant Cell Dynamics meeting, Madison WI Jun e4-6, 2014. Contributed talk by Davis.

Park E, Davis D, Worden N, McDowell S, Le T, Diaz-Moreno SM, Comai L, Bulone V, Drakakaki G. Unravelling vesicle trafficking and polysaccharide deposition during plant cell division and cell elongation. Plant Cell Dynamics meeting, Madison WI June4-6, 2014. Contributed talk by Drakakaki.

Davis, D, Park, E, Comai, L, Drakakaki, G. WASPB meeting, May 4th 2014, Santa Clara. Using a Small Molecule to Dissect Polysaccharide Deposition at the Cell Plate. Poster.

Worden, N and Drakakaki, G. Disruption of cellulose synthase complex localization and mobility by small molecule. WASPB meeting, May 4th 2014, Santa Clara. Contributed talk by Worden.

Park  E, Davis D, Diaz-Moreno SM, Bulone V and Drakakaki G. Unravelling vesicle  trafficking and polysaccharide deposition during plant cell division. WASPB meeting, May 4th 2014, Santa Clara. Contributed talk by Drakakaki.

Drakakaki G.  Unravelling vesicle trafficking during plant cell division. Noble Foundation, Oklahoma USA April 10, 2014. Invited talk.

Drakakaki G. “Dissecting Endomembrane Trafficking in Plants” Monsanto, Davis.  November 21, 2013, Davis CA. Invited talk.

Drakakaki G Using Chemical Genomics to Dissect Endomembrane Trafficking in Plants, Chemical Biology Innovation Group (CBIG) seminar, Department of Chemistry, UCD. Invited talk.

Drakakaki G. “Dissection of endomembrane trafficking during cell elongation and cell division”.  Plant Cell Biology Annual Retreat October 23-24, Asilomar CA. Contributed talk by Drakakaki.

Drakakaki G. “Dissecting Endomembrane Trafficking in Plants” Plant Biology Annual Retreat 2013 Washington University St Louis, October 18, 2013, St Louis, Missouri. Keynote Talk.

Drakakaki G, Park E, Bulone V, Worden N. “Unraveling post-Golgi trafficking during late cytokinesis and plant cell growth with chemical genomics and proteomics” ENPER , Gent, Belgium August 27-30 2013. Contributed talk by Drakakaki.

Drakakaki G, Park E, Bulone V, Worden N. Post-Golgi Trafficking in Plants”. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Plant Biologists, Rhode Island, USA. July 20-24, 2013. Contributed talk by Drakakaki.

Worden N, and Drakakaki G. Investigating the Endomembrane Trafficking Processes Involved in Cell Wall Biosynthesis Deposition. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Plant Biologists, Rhode Island, USA. July 20-24, 2013. Poster.

Park E, Dias-Moreno S, Bulone V, and Drakakaki G. “Unveiling Polysaccharide Deposition During Late Plant Cell Cytokinesis Using Chemical Genomics”. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Plant Biologists, Rhode Island, USA. July 20-24, 2013. Poster.

Drakakaki G, Park E, Bulone V, Diaz-Moreno S.M, Worden N.  “Endomembrane Trafficking and Polysaccharide Deposition”. XI Cell Wall Meeting Nantes, France. 7-12 July 2013. Poster.

Drakakaki G. “Approaches to investigate polysaccharide deposition”.  Plant and algal cell walls: origin and evolution, SEB Annual Meeting,Valencia, Spain. July 5-6, 2013. Poster.

Drakakaki G. “Post Golgi trafficking in plants” University of Lleida, Spain.  July 4. 2013 Invited talk.

Drakakaki G. “Endomembrane trafficking and polysaccharide deposition”. Joint BioEnergy Institute (JBEI), Berkeley, CA, USA. June 26, 2013. Invited talk.

Drakakaki G. “Dissection of endomembrane trafficking and cell wall deposition” University of Vermont, USA. April 4, 2013. Invited talk.

Drakakaki G, Park E, Worden N. Probing post-Golgi trafficking and polysaccharide deposition with chemical genomics and proteomics. Plant Cell Walls, Gordon Research Conference, Colby College. August 5-10, 2012. Poster.

Worden N,  Pauly M and Drakakaki G. Identifying new trafficking pathways involved in cell wall deposition., Gordon Research Conference on Plant Cell Walls, Colby College. August 5-10, 2012. Poster. (Best poster, Student Award)

Drakakaki G, Park E, Raikhel N, Worden N.  Understanding endomembrane trafficking and polysaccharide deposition using chemical genomics and proteomics. 4th Pan American Plant Membrane Biology Workshop. May16-20 2012 Asilomar, CA.  Contributed talk by Drakakaki.

Drakakaki G. “The role of endomembranes in cell wall formation”. KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. June 3, 2012. Invited talk.

Drakakaki G. “Understanding the relation of endomembrane trafficking and polysaccharide deposition using proteomics and chemical genomics”. Umea Plant Science Center, Sweden. June 7, 2012. Invited talk.

Park E, and Drakakaki G. Dissecting cell plate formation during late cytokinesis with Endosidin 7 in Arabidopsis root.  4th Pan American Plant Membrane Biology Workshop. May16-20 Asilomar , CA. 2012. Poster

Mills S*, Worden N, and Drakakaki G. Identifications of potential inhibitors of polysaccharide deposition.” Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students St. Louis MO. 2011. Poster. (* REU student.)

Mills S*, Worden N, and Drakakaki G.“Identifications of potential inhibitors of polysaccharide deposition”. Third Joint Annual Research Symposium (JARS), Tuskegee University, AL. 2011. Poster (* REU student.)

Drakakaki G, Park E, Worden N, van de Ven M, Pan  S, Robert  S, Szatmari, A-M, Brown M, Russinova E, Friml J, Hicks G, Raikhel N. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Plant Biologists, Minneapolis, USA. August 6-10, 2011. Poster.

Raikhel N, Drakakaki G, Robert S, Brown M, Szatmari A-M, Russinova E, Yang Z, Friml J, Hicks G. A pollen-based screen for bioactive chemicals to dissect endomembrane trafficking. Annual Meeting of the American Society of Plant Biologists, Minneapolis, USA. August 6-10, 2011. Contributed talk by Raikhel 

Drakakaki G.  “Cell wall biosynthesis and deposition” UC Davis Energy Institute. Davis May 16, 2010 invited talk

Drakakaki G,van De Ven W, Pan S, Raikhel N.  “Steps towards understanding  endomembrane trafficking and cell wall biosynthesis” American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco CA, March 21-25 2010 . Contributed talk by Drakakaki.

Drakakaki G, van De Ven W, Pan S, Hicks G, Raikhel N.  “Probing trans Golgi Network”, Joint Annual Meeting of the American Society of Plant Biologists & the Canadian Society of Plant Physiologists, Montreal Canada, July 31-August 4 2010. Contributed talk by Drakakaki.

Drakakaki G, van de Ven W, Pan S, Raikhel N  “Towards dissecting the trans Golgi network using proteomics”, International Conference on Arabidopsis Research (ICAR),  Edinburgh, Scotland, June 30-July 4 2009. Contributed talk by Drakakaki.