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Plant Pathology Fall Seminar Series

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DateSpeakerTitle
August 24 Organizational meeting for students No Seminar
August 31 Svetlana Y. Folimonova
Associate Professor Plant Pathology Department University of Florida
Cross-protection by Citrus Tristeza Virus: our quest for the answer to a century-old question
September 7 Karen Garrett, Berea Etherton & Aaron Plex Sula
Preeminent Professor & Associates Plant Pathology Department University of Florida
Scaling up management of epidemics
September 14 Frank White
Preeminent Professor Plant Pathology Department University of Florida
Two corny stories
September 21 Aaron David
Director of Plant Ecology Archbold Biological Station
Host: Matthew E. Smith
Plant populations and their biotic interactors: Implications for invasive species management and endemic plant conservation in Florida
September 28 Mukesh Jain
Assistant Scientist Plant Pathology Department University of Florida
Ca. Liberibacter asiaticus peroxiredoxin suppresses LPS-mediated SAR signaling and nitrosative stress in citrus
October 5 Melissa Irizarry
PhD Candidate Plant Pathology Department University of Florida
Detection and management of disease in greenhouse grown watermelon transplants
October 12 Sixue Chen
Professor Biology Department University of Florida
The role of melatonin in stomatal disease triangle
October 19 Stephanie Killingsworth
K-12 Education & Outreach Coordinator Thompson Earth Systems Institute University of Florida
Leverage your science communication with scientist in every Florida school
October 26 Andrew C. Schuerger
Assistant Professor Plant Pathology Department University of Florida
Integrated pest management protocols for space-based bioregenerative life support
November 2 Keith P. Choe
Associate Professor Biology Department University of Florida
Molecular insights into how animals sense and respond to environmental stress learned from the model nematode, Caenorhabditis elegans
November 9 Nian Wang
Professor Microbiology & Cell Science Department Citrus Research & Education Center University of Florida
Citrus HLB is an immune-mediated disease that can be treated by mitigating reactive oxygen species triggered cell death of the phloem tissues caused by Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus
November 16 Jason A. Smith
Associate Professor School of Forest, Fisheries & Geomatics Sciences University of Florida
TBD
November 23 Zhonglin Mou
Professor Microbiology & Cell Science Department University of Florida
The function of extracellular NAD(P) in plant immunity
November 30 Bala Rathinasabapathi
Professor Horticultural Science Department University of Florida
Developing heat stress tolerant specialty crops – Progress and Challenges
December 7 Kvido Strisovksy
Senior Group Leader Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry Department Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic
Rhomboid superfamily proteases: from signalling to membrane protein quality control