Fall 2018 Plant Pathology Seminar Schedule

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

DateSpeakerTitle
Sep
4
Organizational Meeting with Students No Seminar
Sep
11
Zhao Peng
Postdoctoral Assoc., Plant Pathology Department, University of Florida
Xanthomonas translucens directly induces abscisic acid biosynthesis to enhance disease susceptibility in wheat
Sep
18
Ko-Hsuan Chen
Postdoctoral Assoc., University of Florida, NFREC, Quincy
Functional ecology of moss-associated fungi - linking environmental and experimental re-synthesis metatranscriptomics
Sep
25
Hillary Mehl
Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech Tidewater AREC
Interactions between stink bugs and mycotoxigenic Fusarium spp. infesting corn fields in the mid-Atlantic U.S.
Oct
2
Jose Huguet Tapia
Research Associate Scientist, Plant Pathology Department, University of Florida
Positive thinking in plant pathology: Clavibacter michiganenesis species as a model for the study of gram positive bacteria and plant interactions
Oct
9
Sujan Timilsina
Postdoctoral Assoc., Plant Pathology Department, University of Florida
Multiple recombination events drive the current genetic structure of Xanthomonas perforans in Florida
Oct
16
Brantlee Spakes-Richter
Assistant Professor, Plant Pathology Department, University of Florida
Curriculum, Content, and Critical Skills in Plant Pathology
Oct
23
Alejandra Munoz-Bodnar
Postdoctoral Assoc., Plant Pathology Department, University of Florida
Molecular understanding of "Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus" leads to novel approaches to control HLB
Oct
30
Carolyn Malmstrom
Associate Professor, Plant Biology Department, Michigan State University
How has domestication of landscapes influenced virus interactions with wild (non-crop) plants?
Nov
6
Peter S. Ojiambo
Associate Professor, Plant Pathology Department, NCSU
Dynamics of Spatio-temporal Spread of Cucurbit Downy Mildew in Eastern United States
Nov
13
Dr. Wayne Jurick II
Lead Research Plant Pathologist USDA-ARS, Food Quality Laboratory
Breaking the 'blue' mold fungus with multiple omic’sbased approaches
Nov
20
Xiaoen Huang
Postdoctoral Assoc., Plant Pathology Department, University of Florida
XB3-mediated drought tolerance in rice
Nov
27
Mustafa Ojonuba Jibrin
PhD Candidate, Plant Pathology Department, University of Florida
Insights into Regional and Global Diversification of Bacterial Plant Pathogens