Plant Pathology Seminar Series

Currently, all seminars are presented over Zoom. Please contact Communication Specialist (czadzeck @ for more information. View past seminars here.

Seminars and titles are subject to change. 

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Seminar Schedule

Date Speaker Affiliation Title
9/13/2021 Quan Zeng Connecticut Ag Experiment Station Flower microbiome and its impact to plant disease
9/20/2021 Bob Blanchette UMN Plant Pathology Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station Project Review Seminar: Fungi attacking trees, vines and wood
9/27/2021 Paula Silva INIA La Estanzuela Uruguay Breeding strategies for improving pest and disease resistance in wheat
10/4/2021 Noro Andriamanalina UMN Graduate School  
10/11/2021 Sarah Kostick UMN Horticulture Enabling more efficient breeding for resistance to fire blight in apple
10/18/2021 Corby Retirement Several Speakers  
10/25/2021 Ashok Chandra UMN Plant Pathology  
11/1/2021 Les Szabo USDA-ARS Cereal Disease Lab  
11/8/2021 Jim Kurle UMN Plant Pathology  
11/15/2021 Jake Botkin UMN Plant Pathology  
11/22/2021 Sita Paudel UMN Plant Pathology Student Speaker  
11/29/2021 Kevin Propst UMN Plant Pathology Student Speaker  
12/6/2021 Sam Rude UMN Plant Pathology Student Speaker  
12/13/2021 Isaac Schmitt UMN Plant Pathology Student Speaker