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Spring Semester 2014

 

Plant Pathology Seminar Schedule

seminars

Location: Cameron Williams Auditorium, 101 Plant Science Building
Day & Time: Mondays, 3:00-4:00 p.m. (unless specified otherwise)
Organizer: Christopher L. Schardl schardl@uky.edu

     

DATE

SPEAKER

TITLE

Jan. 27

Dr. Michael M. Goodin, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky

The World's Cup 2014: Collaborative research on Coffee ringspot virus

Feb. 17
3:00-4:50 p.m.

Hosted by the Association of Plant Pathology Scholars (APPS)

A Screening & Discussion of the film, A Place at the Table

Feb. 24

Dr. Yoshiyuki Imura, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Nihon University; Visiting Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky

Co-opting of a cellular ubiquitin enzyme for viral replication

Mar. 3

Mr. Chanyong Jang, Graduate student, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky (CANCELLED due to weather)

Role of lipid for viral replication.

Mar. 10

Mr. Misbakhul Munir, Graduate student, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky

Can modern molecular taxonomy help us manage anthracnose and other diseases caused by Colletotrichum spp.?

Mar. 24

Ms. Hexiang (Cathy) Luan, Visiting Scholar, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky (CANCELLED)

The soybean mosaic virus effector binds host proteins essential for virulence in soybean.

Mar 31

Mr. Chanyong Jang, Graduate student, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky (RESCHEDULED from March 3)

Role of lipid for viral replication.

Mar. 31

Dr. Padmaja Nagabhyru, Ph.D., Staff Scientist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky (Postponed until fall)

Gene expression and metabolite studies of the tall fescue-Epichloë coenophiala symbiosis.

Apr. 1
9:00 a.m.

Mr. Baker Aljawasim, Graduate student, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky

Development of an assay for rapid detection and monitoring of Verticillium dahliae in woody plants by real-time polymerase chain reaction (M.S. thesis defense)

Apr. 7

Dr. Carolyn A. Young, Ph.D., Associate Professor, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation

Endophyte utilization and discovery: Epichloë species for the southern Great Plains

Apr. 14

Mr. Mohammed A. Eid, Graduate Student,
Department of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky

Signaling mechanisms in plant resistance to viruses

Apr. 21

Dr. Ricardo T. Bessin, Ph.D., Extension Professor of Entomology, University of Kentucky
(An APPS-sponsored seminar) CANCELLED

Biology and management of the vectors of Erwinia tracheiphila

Apr. 28

Ms. Thais Oliveira Ramalho, Ph.D. candidate, Universidade Federal de Lavras, Brazil

Fungal Schizophrenia: genetic and genomic approaches to understanding hemibiotrophy in Colletotrichum

May 5

Ms. Ester Buiate, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky

Comparison of genome and putative protein effector genes of Colletotrichum graminicola and C. sublineola

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