Public Events

PlantCV Workshop

October 26, 2023
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Past Event

This full-day, hands-on course specifically designed for the plant science industry professionals will provide instruction in using PlantCV, a free, open-source image analysis platform.

This workshop is led by Director of Data Science, Principal Investigator, and PlantCV co-creator Dr. Noah Fahlgren. Additional expert instructors, including Director of Phenotyping and Principal Investigator Dr. Katie Murphy, Data Science Trainer Parag Bhatt, and PlantCV Developer Haley Schuhl ensure a 5:1 student to instructor ratio. This workshop is a good fit for scientists of many career stages looking to reduce their labor costs by applying image-based phenotyping techniques. No previous experience is required.

Registration includes:

  • Basics of PlantCV applications and what is possible for image analysis
  • Basic analysis of plant height, leaf area, and color from images of plants and seeds
  • Analysis of chlorophyll fluorescence images, particularly taken with the Phenotyping Facility CropReporter camera (available for external users)
  • Advanced machine tools available in PlantCV
  • Sample images for practice analysis
  • Tour of Danforth Center Phenotyping Core Facility
  • Lunch and coffee

2023 registration costs:

  • Commercial business: $294 per person*
  • St. Louis Small Business: $250 per person*
  • *The CATALST grant has generously supported discounted rates for this workshop, originally $328 per person.

Cancellation policy: Full refund minus processing fees up to 7 days before the event.

PlantCV Printable Flier

Noah Fahlgren, PhD

Workshop Leader

Director of Data Science, Principal Investigator, and PlantCV co-creator

Katie Murphy, PhD

Expert Instructor

Director of Phenotyping and Principal Investigator

Parag Bhatt, PhD

Expert Instructor

Data Science Trainer

Haley Schuhl

Expert Instructor

PlantCV Developer

For questions contact Phenotyping and Principal Investigator Director
Katie Murphy at: