Fall 2017 Plant Pathology Seminar Schedule

Tuesdays, Room 2318,Fifield Hall, 4:00 p.m.

Aug 23 Student Orientation -- ---
Aug 29 Shamsunnaher Shamsunnaher, UF  W Song  XA21 mediated abiotice stress tolerance in Rice (Oryza sativa
Sept 5 Chris Little, Kansas State U FFW Seeds, seedlings, and stalks: Tales of row crop pathology in Kansas.
Sept 12 Anna Block, USDA/UF FFW The role of reactive oxygen species produced by RBOH in insect elicited plant defense responses
Sept 19 Salma Arous, UF J Poston New virus species detection via plant virus metagenomic  approaches
Sept 26 Mehdi Kabbage, U Wisconsin J Rollins Soybean defense mechanisms against Sclerotinia sclerotiorum
Oct 3 Bryony Bonning, UF - Entomology FFW Plant virus – aphid vector molecular interactions and associated technologies
Oct 10 Ryan Stephens, U New Hampshire M. Smith TBD
Oct 17 open     
Oct 24 Bing Yang, Iowa State U  FFW  Genome editing enables engineering resistance to bacterial blight of rice
Oct 31 Ke Zhang, UF J Rollins The population structure of Phyllosticta citricarpa and seasonal dynamics of Phyllosticta spp. in Florida citrus groves
Nov 7 Steve Lommel, North Carolina SU FFW Viral nanotechnology and textile technologies to control nematode diseases in developed and undeveloped regions of the World
Nov 14 Ariena VanBruggen, UF FFW Risk assessment and mitigation of the introduction and spread of new plant pathogens in a changing world
Nov 21 open     
Nov 28 Robin Choudhury, UF K Garrett Impact network analysis of laurel wilt disease
Dec 5 Mukesh Jain, UF D Gabriel Candidatus L. asiaticus: Insights into pathogenicity and culturability