Plant Pathology Seminars - Spring 2015

Date Begins Seminar Presenter Location
February 2, 2015 2:30pm

"Putting legumes to work to improve soil biological processes on organic farms"

Julie Grossman, Assistant Professor, Horticulture, UMN 365 Borlaug Hall
February 9, 2015 2:30pm

"Plant Disease Clinic: a reflection on my first year as director"

Brett Arenz, Teaching Assistant Professor, Plant Pathology, UMN 365 Borlaug Hall
February 16, 2015 2:30pm to 3:30pm

The Global Occurrence and Economic Consequences of Stripe Rust in Wheat

Yuan Chai 365 Borlaug Hall
February 23, 2015 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Ethiopian Agriculture and Wheat Disease Research

105 Cargill Building
March 2, 2015 2:30pm H. Corby Kistler PhD, Adjunct Professor in Plant Pathology, UMN; USDA-ARS, Cereal Disease Laboratory 365 Borlaug Hall
March 9, 2015 2:30pm

Pathogenicity, fungicide sensitivity, and species composition of Pythium species isolated from Minnesota soybean fields

Lorien Radmer, Research Fellow, Plant Pathology, UMN 365 Borlaug Hall
March 23, 2015 2:30pm

"Dynamics and management of late blight caused by current clonal lineages of the pathogen."

Amanda Gevens, PhD; Assistant Professor, Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 365 Borlaug Hall
March 30, 2015 2:30pm

“Taxonomic Inquiry to Manage Plant Disease: Xanthomonas Xanadu”

Carolee T. Bull, PhD; Research Plant Pathologist, USDA/ARS Salinas, CA 365 Borlaug Hall
April 2, 2015 10:30am

"Recognition events in rust resistance"

Peter Dodds, PhD 105 Cargill Building
April 6, 2015 2:30pm

“Investigating cytoplasmic genome diversity and their contribution to stress tolerance of wheat”

Katie Liberatore, PhD; Research Molecular Biologist, USDA/ARS, CDL St. Paul, MN 365 Borlaug Hall
April 8, 2015 1:00pm to 3:00pm Citizen Science: Involving an Engaged Public in Your Research Projects with Zooniverse Lucy Fortson 105 Cargill Building
April 13, 2015 2:30pm

“Biological control agent Cryptococcus flavescens OH 182.9 on wheat Fusarium head blight disease management”

Jordan Briggs and Shuyi Huang; Graduate Students, Plant Pathology, UMN 365 Borlaug Hall
April 20, 2015 2:30pm

"The interaction between the soybean cyst nematode and sudden death syndrome of soybean."

Justin Stanton and Joshua Kielsmeier-Cook; Graduate Students, Plant Pathology, UMN 365 Borlaug Hall
April 27, 2015 2:30pm

“A Systems Approach to Management of Plant and Human Pathogens in Greenhouse-Produced Tomatoes”

Sally Miller, PhD; Professor, Plant Pathology, Ohio State University Wooster, OH 365 Borlaug Hall
May 4, 2015 2:30pm

“Understanding the Maize Pan Genome and the Role it has Played and Can Continue to Play in Crop Improvement”

Candice Hirsch, PhD; Assistant Professor, Agronomy and Plant Genetics, UMN 365 Borlaug Hall