2012 PhD Symposium


The Plant Pathology PhD Symposium is held annually in April and is a forum to review the research accomplishments of some of our top doctoral students.  On April 20, 2012, five students who are majoring in Plant Pathology as well as students mentored by Plant Pathology faculty, but majoring in other programs presented their research.


Aydin Beseli, Topic: Identification and Characterization of Genes Conferring Resistance to Cercospora Diseases
Stan Martin, Topic: The Internal Structure of the Red Clover Necrotic Mosaic Virus and the Role of Divalent Cations in the Virus Lifecycle
Trent Moncell, Topic: Identifying Heterokaryon Incompatibility Loci in Aspergillus flavus and Developing a Next Generation Web Portal
Alex Putman, Topic: Heterothallism and Signatures of Substructure and Global Migration in the Metapopulation Biology of Sclerotinia homoeocarpa
Farhana Runa, Topic: Nuclear Heterogeneity in Conidial Populations of Aspergillus flavus