2011 Seminars

Autumn 2011 - Plant Pathology Seminars

Sept. 27 - Qiuhong Wang, Research Scientist, Food Animal Health Research Program, OARDC, OSU
Food safety implications of noroviruses and norovirus-contamination in fresh produce


Oct. 4 - Joshua Blakeslee, Assistant Professor, Horticulture and Crop Science, Ohio State
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Oct. 10 - Margaret L. Ellis, PhD Exit Seminar, Plant Pathology, Ohio State (A. Dorrance and P. Paul, advisors)
The Pythium disease complex and Fusarium graminearum: Soybean seedling pathogens and their management
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Oct. 17 - Pierce A. Paul, Assistant Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, OSU
The Concept of Bliss Independence Applied to Integrated Management of Fusarium Head Blight (FHB)
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Oct. 25 - Hehe Wang, PhD Exit Seminar, Plant Pathology, Ohio State (A. Dorrance, advisor)
Identification and dissection of soybean QTL conferring resistance to Phytophthora sojae
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Nov. 1 - Greg Tylka, Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, Iowa State
Soybean cyst nematode, host resistance, and hg types: what does it all mean for growers?  (Host, Anne Dorrance)


Nov. 8 - Alissa B. Kriss, PhD Exit Seminar, Plant Pathology, Ohio State (L. Madden and P. Paul, advisors)
Environmental effects on the spatial and temporal heterogeneity of Fusarium head blight
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Nov. 15 - Daniel J. Anco, PhD Exit Seminar, Plant Pathology, Ohio State (M. Ellis and L. Madden, advisors)
Epidemiological studies on the sporulation potential and environmental factors affecting sporulation of Phomopsis viticola on infected grapevines
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Chan Ho Park, PhD Exit Seminar, Plant Pathology, Ohio State (G-L Wang, advisor)
Magnaporthe oryzae effector AvrPiz-t manipulates plant ubiquitin proteasome system (UPS) to suppress host innate immunity
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Nov. 29 - Eric Stockinger, Associate Professor, Horticulture and Crop Science, Ohio State
Freezing tolerance and winter hardiness in the Triticeae cereals: historical aspects and current status


Spring Symposium - June 17, 2011


Spring 2011

March 29 - Jiye Cheng, PhD candidate, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ohio State (T. Graham, advisor)
A metabolomic strategy for the study of soybean defense responses
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April 5 - Junyan Lin, PhD student, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ohio State (F. Qu, advisor)
Nonhost resistance to Bean pod mottle virus (BPMV) in Nicotiana benthamiana
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Yulin Jia
Magnaporthe oryzae


April 19 - Chenxi Chen, PhD student, Department of Plant Pathology, Ohio State (T. K. Mitchell, advisor)
Calcium Signaling Pathways Plays an Important Role in Fungal Virulence in Plant and Humans
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April 26 - Daniel Anco, PhD candidate, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Ohio State (M. Ellis and L. Madden, advisors)
Effects of temperature and wetness duration on the sporulation rate of Phomopsis viticola on infected grape canes

May 3 - David Coplin (Dept. of Plant Pathology);  Cecil Smith and Tina Bogac (Institutional Biosafety Committee)
Responsible Research Practices for rDNA and Plant Pathology
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May 6
Justin Whitehill, PhD candidate, Plant Pathology, Ohio State (P. Bonello, advisor)
Investigations Into Mechanisms of Ash Resistance to the Emerald Ash Borer


May 10 - Greg Howe, Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State (hosted by the Plant Pathology Graduate Students)


May 17 - John Gottula, Graduate student, Cornell University  (hosted by the Plant Pathology Graduate Students).  Part of a graduate student exchange between Cornell, Penn St. and Ohio State
Creation of a chimeric Grapefine fanleaf virus > View presentation
 

Matthew Wallhead, MS student, Plant Pathology, Ohio State (P. Paul, advisor)
Fungicide use in corn: Diseases and yield benefits > View presentation

Patrick Sherwood, PhD student, Plant Pathology, Ohio State (P. Bonello, advisor)
Plant phenolics: Metabolism and function  > View presentation


Winter 2011

Jan. 4
Margaret (Peg) Redinbaugh, USDA/ARS, Research Leader, Corn and Soybean Research Unit, Wooster and Adjunct Professor, Plant Pathology, Ohio State
Maize redness in Serbia - an 'old' pathogen with a new vector

Jan. 11  No Seminar

Jan. 18
Katelyn Willyerd, postdoctoral researcher, Department of Plant Pathology, Ohio State
Masked mycotoxins: An undetected threat to food and feed? > View presentation


Jan. 25
Barbara Valent, University Distinguished Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, Kansas State University (Tom Mitchell, host)


Feb. 1
To be rescheduled because of weather cancellation - Damitha Wickramasinghe, Research assistant, Department of Plant Pathology, Ohio State (Dorrance lab)
QTL analysis of late blight resistance in a diploid potato family of Solanum phureja x S. stenotomu


Feb. 8
Brian McSpadden Gardener, Associate Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, Ohio State
Marker-assisted selection of novel biocontrol bacteria  > View presentation


Feb. 15
Aparna Dial, Program Director, Energy Services and Sustainability, Ohio State
The Ohio State University Scarlet Gray and Green Initiatives > View presentation


Feb. 22
Francis Trail, Professor of Plant Biology, Michigan State (Hosted by the Plant Pathology Graduate Student Association)
Head Blight of Wheat: The entwining of two life cycles

Feb. 28
Hehe Wang, PhD student, Department of Plant Pathology (A. Dorrance,advisor)
Gene regulation through transcription factors in plant defense in response to phytopathogens > View presentation


Mar. 8
Melanie Ivey, PhD candidate, Department of Plant Pathology (S. Miller, advisor)
Lost in Translation: Communicating with Vegetable Producers about Good Agricultural Practices and Food Safety
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