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Department of Plant Pathology

Departmental Seminar Schedule

The seminars for Spring 2022 will include a mix on in-person and Zoom events. All seminars will take place at 4pm on Thursday and will be in TH1014 if they are in-person. If you are interested in attending a seminar, contact Roxanne Hawkins for more information.

*Zoom only

 Date 

Speaker 

Institution 

Title 

Jan 20th 

Byron Evers* 

KSU 

EPA Worker Protection Safety Training 

Jan 27th 

No seminar 

Feb 3rd 

Christina Cowger* 

USDA-ARS Raleigh, NC 

Quantitative resistance to crop diseases: more durable than we think? 

Feb 10th 

Erick DeWolf 

KSU 

TBA 

Feb 17th 

Ken Burton, Katherine Pawloskey* 

USDA-NBAF 

The National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility (NBAF): Protecting the Nation’s Food Supply & Public Health 

Feb 24th 

Tim Todd* 

KSU 

Hierarchical Studies in Nematode Biodiversity: From Genes to Ecosystems 

Mar 3rd 

Guihua Bai 

USDA-ARS Manhattan, KS 

Developing genomic resources for improvement of wheat resistance to Fusarium head blight. 

Mar 10th 

Mark Nakhla* 

USDA-APHIS 

The USDA APHIS PPQ Plant Confirmatory Diagnostic Laboratory: Who we are & what we do. 

Mar 17th 

Spring Break – No Seminar 

Mar 24th 

Bob Bowden 

USDA-ARS 

USDA-Manhattan Rust Project Update 

Mar 31st 

Nick Grünwald* 

USDA-ARS 

Phytophthora ramorum 

Apr 7th 

Christina Hagerty* 

Oregon State University 

Pathogen round-up: updates from the Pendleton cereal pathology program 

Apr 14th 

Barbara Kachigunda 

Murdoch University 

TBA 

Apr 21st 

Jim Bever* 

University of Kansas 

TBA 

Apr 28th 

T.S. Satyanarayana* 

USDA-ARS 

Wheat streak mosaic virus 

May 5th 

Linda Kinkel* 

University of Minnesota 

Streptomyces Suppressive Soils 

May 12th 

Finals Week – No Seminar