Spring seminars are held on Wednesdays in Room 2104 Toxicology Building, Centennial Campus from 10:30 to 11:30 am.
“Genetics of the maize defense response: Impact of lesion mimics on plant immunity”
Bode Olukolu (NCSU)
“The Pseudomonas syringae effector HopBB1 modulates hormone balance in plant defense”.
Li Yang (UNC-Chapel Hill)
Axel Elling (Bayer CropScience)
“Sweetpotato: Harnessing the genetic diversity of a poor-man’s crop for local and global crop improvement”.
Craig Yencho (NCSU)
Matthew Tancos (Cornell University)
“Molecular insights into spore biology and metabolism of Phytophthora infestans, the potato late blight pathogen”
Howard Judelson (University of California – Davis)
Joey Spatafora (Oregon State University)
Tika Adhikari (NCSU)
Fall seminars are held on Wednesdays in 3503 Thomas Hall (Stephens Room) from 10:30 to 11:30 am.
“Under the Appressorium: Examining Early Response to Host Attack by Manaporthe oryzae, the Rice Blast Fungus”
Nicole Donofrio (University of Delaware)
“Biology and Management of Turf Grass Diseases: An Adventure in Keeping Grass Green”
“A Population Genomic Framework for Understanding Microbial Biology and Evolution”
“Big Data Analytics, Landscape Epidemiology, and the Trip to Paris”
“Pesticde Registration, Ecotoxicology, and How to Avoid Being Featured on the 6 O’Clock News”
Spencer Mortensen (BASF RTP)
“Molecular Diagnosis of Root-Knot Nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.) By The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services”
Weimin Ye (NCDA, Raleigh)
“The Ins and Outs of Carrot Genetics and Disease Resistance”
Valérie Le Clerc (NCSU)
“Dr M’s Haiku: Gene Discovery, Plant-Pathogen Imaging, Holistic Outlook”
Randall Wisser (University Of Delaware)
“Modeling the Epidemiology of Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus: Understanding the Virus Inoculum Sources and Thrips Population Dynamics”
“Transmission and Interactions of Viruses and Fungi Infecting Wild Plants”
Charles Mitchell (UNC)
“Current R&D Trends in Industry Regarding Plant Health and Disease Control”
Tyler Harp (Syngenta)