Previous Seminars

Speaker Affiliation Date Location
Using genomic data to identify and understand locally adapted genes Dr. Jeremy Yoder University of British Colombia 4/5/2016 - 2:30pm Koffler 216
Comparative Genomics of S and L Morphotypes of Aspergillus flavus Mana Ohkura School of Plant Sciences 3/29/2016 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Adaptation to Climate, Genotype by Environment Interaction and Physiology Dr. John McKay Colorado State University 3/29/2016 - 2:00pm Koffler 216
Genomics of ecological adaptation and reproductive incompatibility Dr. Luciano Matzkin University of Alabama 3/24/2016 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Assessing Algal Biofuel Production Cultures by Molecular Monitoring of Microbial Communities Seth Steichen School of Plant Sciences 3/22/2016 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Genomic Diversity and Diagnostics of Cacao swollen shoot virus: Evidence for New, Emergent Badnavirus Species Infecting the Chocolate Plant Nomatter Chingandu School of Plant Sciences 3/22/2016 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Petaloidy, Polarity and Pollination: the evolution and diversification of floral form and function Dr. Chelsea Specht University of California Berkeley 3/22/2016 - 2:00pm Koffler 216
No Seminar-Spring Break 3/15/2016 - 4:00pm Marley 230
The Use of Modern Techniques for Turfgrass Improvement' Dr. Stacy Bonos Rutgers University 3/8/2016 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Environmental and Genetic Determinants of Form in the Panicoid Grass Setaria Dr. Andrew Doust Oklahoma State University 3/1/2016 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Transcriptional Regulation of Genes Involved in Pollen Tube Reception in Arabidopsis thaliana Jennifer Noble School of Plant Sciences 2/23/2016 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Root Associated Fungi and Global Change Dr. Catherine Gehring Northern Arizona University 2/16/2016 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Brassinosteroid Signaling Networks and Plant Development Dr.Xuelu Wang Huazhong Agricultural University 2/16/2016 - 1:00pm McClelland Park 210
From in the field to in silico: Strategies for Improving Plant Health and Understanding Plant Immune System Dr. Ksenia Krasileva University of Cambridge 2/9/2016 - 2:00pm Psychology 308 and online
Fungal Symbionts of Forest Trees in the Context of Climate Change Elizabeth Bowman School of Plant Sciences 1/26/2016 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Exploiting the Many Cell Density-Dependent Behaviors of Xylella fastidiosa to Acheive Disease Control in Grape by Confusing the Pathogen Dr. Steven Lindow University of California Berkeley 1/19/2016 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Microbial Pathogenesis and Host Response in C. elegans Intestinal Infections Dr. Emily Troemel University of California at San Deigo 12/8/2015 - 4:00pm Marley 230
What they are vs what they do: The Contribution of Genomic Architecture and Ecology to Viral Evolution Dr. Siobain Duffy Rutgers University 12/1/2015 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Clover's Poison Pill: Tracing the Genetic Origins of Adaptation in Plants Dr. Ken Olsen Washington University in St. Louis 11/24/2015 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Linking Early Kernel Growth and Endosperm Cytological Development to Mature Kernel Size in Maize Dr. Joanne Dannenhoffer Central Michigan University 11/17/2015 - 4:00pm Marley 230
How does Plant Immunity Restrict Bacterial Virulence? Dr. Brian Kvitko Univeristy of Georgia 11/3/2015 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Evolutionary origins and dynamics of octoploid strawberry subgenomes Dr. Aaron Liston Oregon State University 10/27/2015 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Phytophthora Effectors Promote Infection by Suppressing RNA Silencing in Plants Dr. Wenbo Ma University of California-Riverside 10/20/2015 - 4:00pm Marley 230
The Root Microbiome: Structure, Assembly and Function in a Rice Model Dr. Venkatesan Sundaresan University of California-Davis 10/13/2015 - 4:00pm Marley 230
No Seminar 10/6/2015 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Sex-biased Genomic Evolution Dr. Melissa A. Wilson Sayres Arizona State University 9/29/2015 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Creating a Living Library: Boyce Thompson Arboretum’s Quest to Create one of the Largest Living Repositories of Arid Land Germplasm in the World. Mark Siegwarth Boyce Thompson Aboretum 9/22/2015 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Application of Basic Science in Plant Defense Engineering Dr. Benjamin Schwessinger Australian National University 9/15/2015 - 2:00pm Mines 213
Evolution of Complexity in Fungi from Evolutionary Genomics of Early Diverging Lineages Dr. Jason Stajich University of California-Riverside 9/8/2015 - 4:00pm Marley 230
No Seminar 9/1/2015 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Are Leafy Greens Safe from Zoonotic Pathogens in the Winter Vegetable Capital of the World? Dr.Paula Kahn-Rivadeneira 5/5/2015 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Unprecedented and Exceptional Forest Insect Outbreaks in Southern Arizona Dr. Ann M. Lynch USDA Forest Service 4/28/2015 - 4:00pm Marley 230
The Microtubule-Associated Protein END BINDING1 Modulates Membrane Trafficking Pathways in Plant Root Cells Saeid Shahidi Simon Fraser University 4/24/2015 - 3:00pm Marley 230
The Safety and Efficacy of Oyster Mushroom Cultivation on Prosopis spp. (Mesquite) Products Lauren Jackson School of Plant Sciences 4/21/2015 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Pervasive Effects of Wildfire on Foliar Endophyte Communities in Montane Forest Trees Yu-Ling Huang School of Plant Sciences 4/14/2015 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Decoding Plant Gene Regulation Dr. Erich Grotewold Ohio State University 4/7/2015 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Phylogenetic Rarity, Plant Disease, and Novel Interactions Dr. Gregory Gilbert University of California-Santa Cruz 3/24/2015 - 4:00pm Marley 230
NO SEMINAR-Spring Break 3/17/2015 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Phenotypic Accessibility and the Evolution of Plant form Dr. Matthew Ogburn Southern Utah Unviersity 3/10/2015 - 4:00pm Marley 230
Comparative Genomics Pinpoints Fungal Secondary Metabolites for Virulence to Plant Hosts Dr. Gillian Turgeon Cornell University 3/3/2015 - 4:00pm Marley 230