Spring 2019 Plant Pathology Seminar Schedule

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

Off campus join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: Zoom link: https://ufl.zoom.us/j/581996245

DateSpeakerTitle
January 8 Organizational Meeting with Students No Seminar
January 15 Marco Pitino Postdoctoral Assoc., University of Florida, IRREC – Ft. Pierce Suppression of the host immune system: how insect and microbe effectors take control!
January 22 Erica Goss Assistant Professor, Plant Pathology Department, University of Florida Fungal pathogen accumulation on an invasive grass as a model for pathogen emergence
January 29 Yongduo Sun PhD Candidate, Plant Molecular & Cellular Biology Program, University of Florida Exploring and exploiting host immune responses to defend plants against Citrus Tristeza Virus
February 5 Mike Jeger Emeritus Professor and Senior Research Investigator, Centre for Environmental Policy, Imperial College London, Silwood Park, UK Emerging risks to plant health: limits to predictability
February 12 Philippe Rott Professor, University of Florida, EREC ‐ Belle Glade Investigations into sugarcane diseases in Florida
February 19 Mathews Paret Assistant Professor, University of Florida, NFREC ‐ Quincy Imparting knowledge on plant pathogens and vegetable disease management in West Africa: A snapshot of experiences and opportunities
February 26 Renato Carvalho PhD Candidate, Plant Pathology Department, University of Florida Bactericidal activity of copper-zinc hybrid nanoparticles on Xanthomonas perforans and effect on xanthomonadin
March 5 Spring break No Seminar
March 12 Michelle Jusino Postdoctoral Assoc., Plant Pathology Department, University of Florida Heart rot hotel 2: the next generation of tree cavities and fungi
March 19 Liliana Cano Assistant Professor, University of Florida, IRREC ‐ Ft. Pierce Transcriptome analysis of Phytophthora parasitica during infection in Nicotiana benthamiana
March 26 Jonathan Jacobs Assistant Professor, Plant Pathology Department, Ohio State University Host tissue adaptation in plant pathogenic Xanthomonas species
April 2 Neil McRoberts Associate Professor, Plant Pathology Department, UC Davis Fast, good, or cheap; choose any two: the reality of providing epidemiology support to the HLB control program in California
April 9 Neha Potnis Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology & Plant Pathology, Auburn University Probing the patho-adaptation strategies of a plant pathogen
April 16 Ying-Yu Liao PhD Candidate, Plant Pathology Department, University of Florida Antibacterial potential of nano magnesium, and role of type VI Secretion system of Xanthomonas perforans
April 23 Qiurong Fan MS Candidate, Plant Pathology Department, University of Florida My M.S. journey struggle with managing bacterial spot disease of pepper using nanoparticles and finding host associated factors for Xanthomonas from rose