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Plant Pathology Seminars Spring

ZOOM ONLY – Time: 4:05 PM - (Period 9).

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DateSpeakerTitle
January 12 Organizational meeting for students No Seminar
January 19 Steven E. Lindow Professor Plant Pathology & Plant-Microbe Biology UC-Berkeley Assembly of epiphytic bacterial communities on plants and their interactions with the plant host: Insights for managing the plant microbiome
January 26 Jose Lozano Assistant Professor Laboratory of Nematology Wageningen University & Research, the Netherlands Proline-rich extension-like receptor kinases mediate damage-triggered immune responses to nematode infections – My road to a successful individual grant
February 2 Corné Pieterse Professor Plant-Microbe Interactions and Scientific Director Institute of Environmental Biology Department of Biology, Utrecht University, the Netherlands The root microbiome and plant immunity
February 9

Tony A. HendryAssistant Professor Department of Microbiology Cornell University

Interactions of aphids with bacteria in the phyllosphere and potential impacts on foliar pathogens
February 16 Flavio H.V. de Medeiros Associate Professor Plant Pathology Department Federal University of Lavras, Brazil Biologicals: concepts and application in tropical agriculture
February 23 Gitta Coaker Professor, Department of Plant Pathology University of California, Davis Host manipulation by phloem-limited bacteria
March 2 Asaf Levy Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor) Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology The Hebrew University of Jerusalem The extracellular contractile injection system - an environmental cell-free nano weapon
March 9 Emiley A. Eloe-Fadrosh Metagenome Program Head Environmental Genomics Group Lead DOE Joint Genome Institute A Genomic Catalog of Earth’s Microbiomes
March 16 Rodrigo Mendes Head of Research and Development Embrapa Environment Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply, Brazil The rhizosphere microbiome and plant health
March 23 Antonio Chalfun-Junior Associate Professor Biology Department Federal University of Lavras, Brazil Reproductive development in plants: Improvements in the knowledge of tropical crops of Brazil’s interests
March 30 Luis A J Mur Professor Institute of Biological, Environmental & Rural Sciences (IBERS) Aberystwyth University, UK Defining metabolomic reprogramming during plant pathogen interactions in model and crop species
April 6 Alejandra Huerta Assistant Professor Dept. of Entomology and Plant Pathology NC State University All is fair in wilt and war: Intraspecies competition in the R. solanacearum species complex
April 13 Victoria Knight-Connoni Senior Director, Microbial Sourcing and Evaluation Indigo Ag, Inc. Harnessing the plant microbiome to help farmers sustainably feed our planet
April 20 Sharifa G. Crandall Assistant Professor Plant Pathology and Environmental Microbiology Penn State University Twice the fun: fungal dynamics, functional traits, & soilborne disease management