Plant Pathology Seminars

Autumn 2020

PLNTPTH 8899.  Seminars are Mondays, 10:20-11:15 am. For Zoom link, contact Dr. Francesca Hand (hand.81@osu.edu)

Seminar coordinators: Dr. Francesca Hand and Dr. Feng Qu

8/31/2020
Drs. Monica Lewandowski/Jason Slot, Department of Plant Pathology, Ohio State.  Graduate Program Updates

9/7/2020 LABOR DAY - NO SEMINAR

9/14/2020
Felipe Dalla Lana da Silva, Plant Pathology Ph.D. candidate, Ohio State (P.A. Paul, advisor).  Exit seminar

9/21/2020
Dr. Caroline Roper, University of California, Riverside

9/28/2020
Dr. Sarah Hovinga, BAYER Biologics

10/5/2020
Dr. Larry Madden, Department of Plant Pathology, Ohio State

10/12/2020
Margery Daughtrey, Cornell University

10/19/2020
Dr. JoAnne Crouch, USDA-ARS (Beltsville, Maryland)

10/26/2020
Dr. Katie Gold, Cornell University

11/2/2020
Dr. Nicole Ward Gauthier, University of Kentucky

11/9/2020
Student exchange seminar, Penn State

11/16/2020
Student exchange seminar, University of California, Davis

11/23/2020
Dr. Barbara Kowalcyk, Department of Food Science and Technology, Ohio State

11/30/2020
Student exchange seminar, Michigan State University

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Spring 2020

PLNTPTH 8899.  Seminars are Mondays, 1:00-1:55 pm.  Alternate day/time: Fridays, 1:50-2:45 pm.

Subject to change.

Jan. 6, 2020
Ranjana Rawal, Horticulture and Crop Science PhD student

Jan. 13, 2020
Phillip Martins, Penn State graduate student (Kari Peters, advisor). Part of a graduate student seminar exchange with Penn State.

Jan 20, 2020
Holiday, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  No seminar.

Friday, Jan. 24
Lisa Vaillancourt, Professor, University of Kentucky
Evidence for a special role of the signal peptidase in the establishment of biotrophy by the maize anthracnose pathogen Colletotrichum graminicola

Friday, Jan. 31
1:50-2:45 pm, Kottman 244 (Columbus) - Fisher 121 (Wooster)
Matthew Kasson, Interim Director of the International Culture Collection of (Vesicular) Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi (INVAM)
Assistant Professor of Forest Pathology, West Virginia University
Deciphering fungus-arthropod interactions: from ambrosia fungi to cicada-killing “zygomycetes”

Monday, Feb. 3
1:00-1:55 pm - Fisher 121 (Wooster) videolinked to Kottman 244 (Columbus)
Ying-Yu Liao, PhD student, University of Florida (advisor, Mathews Paret) - Graduate Student Exchange Seminar
Magnesium nanomaterial, a novel alternative to bacterial spot of tomato disease management

Monday, Feb. 10

Monday, Feb. 17
1:00-1:55 pm, Kottman 244 (Columbus) - Fisher 121 (Wooster)
Alison Bennett, Assistant Professor - Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology, Ohio State

March 2

Week of March 9-13, Spring Break
No seminar

Monday March 16 (Postponed to April 23)
1:00-1:55 pm, Fisher 121 (Wooster) videolinked to Kottman 244 (Columbus)
Rebecca Kimmelfield, PhD candidate, Translational Plant Sciences (Christopher Taylor, advisor)
Exit Seminar

Monday, March 23 - Cancelled.
1:00-1:55 pm, Fisher 121 (Wooster) videolinked to Kottman 244 (Columbus)
Chris Peritore-Galve, Cornell University - Graduate Student Exchange Seminar

Friday, March 27
1:50-2:45 pm, Kottman 244 (Columbus) and Fisher 121 (Wooster)
Jean Ristaino, North Carolina State University

March 30

Monday, April 6, 2020
1:00-1:55 pm, Kottman 244 (Columbus) - Fisher 121 (Wooster)
Coralie Farinas, PhD candidate, Plant Pathology, Ohio State
PhD Exit seminar

April, 13, 2020

Monday April 20, 2020
1:00-1:55 pm, Fisher 121 (Wooster) videolinked to Kottman 244 (Columbus)
Michael Goodin, University of Kentucky