Botany and Plant Pathology Seminar Series
Semester:

Wednesdays at 3:30 pm
Whistler Hall of Agricultural Research (WSLR) - Room 116 (unless noted)
1/15/2014Dr. Eric Gallandt - (View Abstract) , University of Maine
"Weed Management in Organic Farming Systems: Mental Models, Seedling and Seedbank Management"
1/22/2014
CANCELLED
Dr. Steve Weller - (View Abstract)
Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture , Purdue University
"African Indgenous Vegetables (AIV's) for Food, Nutrition and Income Security of Smallholder Farmers in Eastern Africa"
1/29/2014Dr. Stan Gelvin - (View Abstract)
Department of Biology , Purdue University
"Manipulating the plant genome to enhance Agrobacterium-mediated plant genomic transformation"
2/5/2014Dr. Ron Mittler , University of North Texas
"TBA"
2/12/2014Dr. Esperanza Torres
Department of Botany and Plant Pathology , Purdue University
"Exploration of microbial soil communities in Andean Ecosystems: Who is there and why we care"
2/19/2014Dr. Rebecca Dickstein - (View Abstract) , University of North Texas
"A transporter controls nodulation and root development in Medicago"
2/26/2014Dr. Joey Spatafora - (View Abstract) , Oregon State University
"Phylogenomics of fungal secondary metabolism"
3/5/2014Dr. Tom Wolpert - (View Abstract) , Oregon State University
"Victoria Blight: When Defense Becomes Defenseless"
3/6/2014Room Change: PFEN, Deans Auditorium
Dr. Lynda Ciuffetti - (View Abstract)
2014 Distinguished Agricultural Alumna , Oregon State University
""Multicomponent Analyses of Virulence in the Wheath Pathogen Pyrenophora tritici-repentis""
3/7/2014Room Change: PFEN, Deans Auditorium
Dr. Mauricio Lopes - (View Abstract)
2014 Distinguised Agricultural Alumnus , President, EMBRAPA
""Development of a Science-Based Advanced Tropical Agriculture in Brazil""
3/12/2014
CANCELLED
Dr. Kevin Gibson
Department of Botany and Plant Pathology , Purdue University
"TBA"
3/13/2014Room Change: LILY, Room 2425
Dr. Ryan Busby - (View Abstract)
US Army Engineer Research and Development Center, Champaign, IL , CANDIDATE FOR THE ROOT/RHIZOSPHERE BIOLOGY FACULTY POSITION
""Microbial Intervention: Affecting Root-Microbe Interactions for Ecosystem Management""
3/26/2014Dr. Inga Zasada - (View Abstract) , USDA
"A new potato cyst nematode, Globodera ellingtonae: pathogen or biological curiosity"
3/27/2014Room Change: LILY, Room 2425
Dr. Daniela Floss - (View Abstract)
Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Cornell University , CANDIDATE FOR THE ROOT/RHIZOSPHERE BIOLOGY FACULTY POS
"Gibberellin/DELLA signaling: A key component in establishing functional arbuscular mycorrhizas"
4/1/2014Room Change: LILY, Room 2425
Dr. Lori Phillips - (View Abstract)
AgriBio, Centre for AgriBioscience, Victoria, Australia , CANDIDATE FOR THE ROOT/RHIZOSPHERE BIOLOGY FACULTY POSITION
"Harnessing the potential of the plant microbiome"
4/2/2014Dr. William Curran - (View Abstract)
Plant Science , Penn State University
"Herbicide resistant weeds and resulting integrated management renaissance or fallacy: a perspective outside the biggest battles"
4/3/2014Dr. Gordon McNickle - (View Abstract)
Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada , CANDIDATE FOR THE ROOT/RHIZOSPHERE BIOLOGY FACULTY POSITION
"Plants, games and foraging behaviour: scaling from the rhizosphere to ecosystems"
4/8/2014Dr. Ullas Pedmale - (View Abstract)
The Salk Institute for Biological Science, La Jolla, CA , CANDIDATE FOR THE PLANT HORMONE BIOLOGY FACULTY POSITION
"Molecular Events Underlying Growth in Response to a Changing Light Environment"
4/9/2014Dr. Marisa Otegui - (View Abstract)
Department of Botany , University of Wisconsin
"Plant Endosomes in signaling and development"
4/10/2014Room Change: LILY, Room 2425
Dr. Zuyu Zheng - (View Abstract)
The Salk Institute for Biological Science, La Jolla, CA , CANDIDATE FOR THE PLANT HORMONE BIOLOGY FACULTY POSITION
"Metabolic regulation of phytohormone homeostasis"
4/14/2014Dr. Gyeong Mee Yoon - (View Abstract)
University of North Carolina , CANDIDATE FOR THE PLANT HORMONE BIOLOGY FACULTY POSITION
"New insights into ethylene biosynthesis and signaling"
4/16/2014Dr. Brandon Matheny - (View Abstract) , University of Tennessee
"Origins and patterns of diversification in ectomycorrhizal fungi"
4/22/2014Dr. Dan Egel - (View Abstract)
Extension Plant Pathologist, SWPAC , Candidate for Clinical Engagement Faculty position
"Faculty Status for the Vegetable Pathology Position at Purdue University: An Opportunity"
4/23/2014Mr. Chris Bach * - (View Abstract)
Department of Botany and Plant Pathology , Purdue University
"Evaluation of selective media used for the detection of Listeria monocytogenes from Romaine Lettuce"
4/30/2014Mr. Jorge Diaz *
Department of Botany and Plant Pathology , Purdue University
"TBA"
5/7/2014Mr. Fei Wang **
Department of Botany and Plant Pathology , Purdue University
"TBA"

* In partial fulfillment of requirements for M.S.
** In partial fulfillment of requirements for Ph.D.

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