Plant Pathology Seminars

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

 

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Autumn 2019

PLNTPTH 8899.  Seminars are MONDAYS, 10:20 AM - 11:15 AM.  Kottman 244 (Columbus) and Fisher 121 (Wooster).  Open to all interested.  Seminar coordinators are Jonathan Jacobs (jacobs.1080@osu.edu)  in Columbus, and Lucy Stewart (lucy.stewart@usda.gov) in Wooster.  All are welcome to attend.

Aug. 26, 2019
Monica Lewandowski, Department of Plant Pathology, Ohio State
Grad Students: Deadlines / The International Year of Plant Health: How We Can Celebrate

Sept. 2 - Labor Day, no classes, university office closed

Sept. 9, 2019
Dr. Stephen Cohen, Postdoctoral Scientist, Ohio State (Jacobs lab)
Exploring the rice transcriptome response to multiple stresses

Friday, Sept. 13, 2019
Bruce Grieve (time and location TDB)

Sept. 16, 2019
Cancelled.  Zakee Sabree, Assistant Professor, Ohio State

Sept 23, 2019
Scott Leisner, University of Toledo

Sept. 30, 2019
Dave Wirt, Embedded Clinical Counselor, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, Ohio State
Mental Health Resources

Oct. 7, 2019
Anjali Iyer-Pascuzzi, Purdue University

Oct. 14, 2019
Brian Kvitko, University of Georgia

Oct. 21
Abasola Simon, PhD candidate (Paul)
Exit seminar
 To be rescheduled.  Congrats to Abasola and wife on their new baby!

Oct. 28
Karen Garrett, Department of Plant Pathology University of Florida

Nov. 4
Krystel Acevedo Navarro, PhD candidate (Dorrance)
Exit seminar

Nov 18
Hernan Garcia Ruiz, Plant Pathology Department, University of Nebraska

Nov. 25
Rebecca Kimmelfield, PhD candidate, Translational Plant Sciences (C Taylor)
Exit seminar.  To be rescheduled.

Dec. 2
Guido Marchi, University of Florence, Italy


Spring 2019

PLNTPTH 8899.  Seminars are MONDAYS, 3:00 - 3:55 pm.  Kottman 244 (Columbus) and Fisher 121 (Wooster).  Open to all interested.  Seminar coordinators are Jonathan Jacobs (jacobs.1080@osu.edu)  in Columbus, and Pierce Paul (paul.661@osu.edu) in Wooster.  All are welcome to attend.

Jan. 14, 2019
Xiaofeng Wang, Assistant Professor, Virginia Tech

Jan 21 - Martin Luther King Holiday, no seminar

Jan. 28
Molly Peirano, Deputy Title IX Coordinator, and Meghan Ninneman, Title IX Intake and Outreach Coordinator, Ohio State
Title IX: Your Rights and Options

Feb. 4
Brian Hodge, Ph.D. candidate, Plant Pathology, Ohio State (Lucy Stewart and Pierce Paul, advisors)
A review of circadian rhythms in plant defense

Feb. 11
Dr. Hernan Garcia Ruiz, Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Plant virus determinants of symptom development

Feb. 18
PPGSA host

Feb. 25
Dr. Cristina Rosa, Assistant Professor, Penn State

March 4
Dr. Caitilyn Allen, University of Wisconsin

March 11
No seminar, spring break

March 18
Timothy Frey, Ph.D. candidate, Plant Pathology, Ohio State (Chris Taylor, advisor)

March 25
Krystel Navarro-Acevedo, Ph.D. candidate, Plant Pathology, Ohio State (Anne Dorrance, advisor)

April 1
Emile Gluck Thaler, Ph.D. candidate, Plant Pathology, Ohio State (Jason Slot, advisor)
Exit Seminar

April 8
Prof. Paul Alquist (Department of Plant Pathology, UW-Madison)

April 15
Dr. Sarah Pethybridge, Cornell University
Epidemiology and Management of Vegetable Diseases in New York

April 22
Dr. Bing Yang, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center