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Department of Plant Pathology


Archives 2015


Autumn 2015

August 31, 2015
Monica Lewandowski, Visiting Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in Plant Pathology, Teaching and Outreach, Ohio State
1. Grad Resources for Success and 2. Impact, not impact factor
September 7, 2015
Labor Day Holiday, no seminar
September 14, 2015
Feng Qu, Associate Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, Ohio State 
Re-examining the relationship between RNA silencing and cross protection
September 21, 2015
James Chatfield, Extension Specialist, Department of Plant Pathology and Department of Horticulture & Crop Sciences, Ohio State
Life of an Extensioneer: From the Ghentisburg Address to the Valley of the Shadow of Death
September 28, 2015
Gregory Bonito, Assistant Professor, Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, Michigan State University
Assembling a root mycobiome: lessons from Populus
October 5, 2015
Libo Shan, Associate Professor, Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Texas A&M University
Nonself recognition and signaling mechanisms in plant innate immunity
October 12, 2015
Michael Joe Vaughan, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Plant Pathology, Ohio State (Taylor Lab)
Improving Coffee Through Microbiology
October 19, 2015
Margaret G. Redinbaugh, Research Leader, ARS Corn, Soybean and Wheat Quality Research Unit and Department of Plant Pathology, Ohio State
Maize lethal necrosis in East Africa
October 26, 2015
Tea Meulia, Director, Molecular and Cellular Imaging Center Director, Adjunct Associate Professor, Plant Pathology
A career as core facility manager: a challenging job with many different opportunitie
November 2, 2015
Donald Gillis, Graduate Student, Department of Plant Pathology (Taylor Lab)
Assessment of a novel delivery system for microbial inoculants and the novel microbe Mitsuaria sp. H24L5A
November 9, 2015
Randall C. Rowe, Professor Emeritus, Department of Plant Pathology, Ohio State
Experiences in Guatemala and Honduras presenting USAID Potato Disease Workshops 
November 16, 2015
Christian Cruz, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Kansas State
November 23, 2015
No Seminar
November 30, 2015
Sarah Bardsley Capasso, PhD Candidate, Pennsylvania State University
Antibiotic Resistance in Pennsylvania Stone Fruit Orchards
December 7, 2015
Bruce McDonald, Professor of Plant Pathology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology

Spring 2015

Jan., 12, 2015
David Showalter, PhD candidate, Plant Pathology (Bonello lab)
Using resource- and phytohormone-stress phenotypes to identify ash biomarkers of resistance to emerald ash borer

Jan. 19, 2015 - Martin Luther King holiday, no classes, university offices closed

Jan. 26, 2015
Larry Madden, Distinguished Professor of Plant Protection and Associate Chair, Department of Plant Pathology, Ohio State
The Cost of Plant Disease Prediction

Feb. 2, 2015
Timothy Frey, PhD student, Plant Pathology (C. Taylor lab)
Amino Acids in Root-Knot Nematode Chemotaxis and Infection

Feb. 9, 2015
James Alfano, Charles Bessey Professor of Plant Pathology - Department of Plant Pathology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Pseudomonas syringae type III effectors, their targets, and suppression of plant immunity

Feb. 16, 2015
Aparna Dial, Office of Energy and Environmental Sustainability, Ohio State
Leadership in Sustainability

Feb. 23, 2015
Anna Stasko, PhD student, Plant Pathology (Dorrance Lab)

March 2, 2015
Leah Granke, Field Scientist, Dow Agrosciences

March 9, 2015
Anand Persad, Manager of Plant Sciences Research, The Davey Institute

March 16, 2015 - Spring Break, no seminar

March 23, 2015
Nagendra Subedi, PhD candidate, Plant Pathology (S. Miller, advisor)
PhD Exit Seminar: Characterization and management of Ralstonia solanacearum strains from South Asia

March 30, 2015
Graduate student exchange seminar representative (TBA)

April 6, 2015
Shin-Yi Lee Marzano, University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
Metagenomes of beneficial microorganisms: disease suppressive soil and mycoviruses

April 9, 2015
Anna O. Conrad, PhD candidate (P. Bonello, advisor)
Metabolomics of Quercus spp. to understand and predict resistance to Phytophthora ramorum. PhD Exit Seminar. Kottman 244 (Columbus) and Fisher 121 (Wooster).

April 13, 2015
Nicole Donofrio, Associate Professor, University of Delaware

April 20, 2015
Walt Mahaffee, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Corvallis, Oregon
Blowing in the wind:  Inoculum detection, fluid dynamics and disease control

April 27, 2015
María del Mar Jiménez Gasco, Assistant Professor, Penn State
hosted by the Plant Pathology Graduate Students Association