Seminar Series

Fall 2018 Seminars

Held every Monday during the semester at 2:30 p.m. in Room 2401 of Miller Plant Sciences Building in Athens and Room 201 of NESPAL in Tifton. Join us on line for seminars.


August 13, 2018

Salicylic acid-mediate defense and growth tradeoff: A ‘cool’ mechanism

CJ Tsai, Winfred N."Hank" Haynes Professor, Georgia Alliance Eminent Scholar, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources and Department of Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens

August 20, 2018

Discriminate input management of bermudagrass putting greens

Dr. Steve Kammerer, Regional Director, Southeast Region, United States Golf Association, Atlanta, GA

August 27, 2018

Biofumigation: Opportunities and challenges for control of soilborne diseases in nursery production

Dr. Fulya Baysal-Gurel, Assistant Professor, Tennessee State University, McMinnville, TN

September 3, 2018

Labor Day, no seminar

September 10, 2018

Plant Pathogen Detection: Sensing challenges and opportunities

Glen Rains, Professor, Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, Tifton

September 17, 2018

Mechanisms of abiotic stress tolerance in turfgrasses

David Jespersen, Assistant Professor, Department of Crop & Soil Sciences, University of Georgia, Griffin

September 24, 2018

TBD

Niha Potnis, Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology & Plant Pathology, Auburn University, Auburn, AL

October 1, 2018

Exploring linkages between plant nutrient transport and resistance/susceptibility to oomycete pathogens

John McDowell, J. B. Stroobants Professor of Biotechnology, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA

October 8, 2018

Witches' broom disease of cacao: Suppression of plant immunity by fungal chitinase-like effectors

Paulo Teixeira, Postdoc, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

October 15, 2018

TBD

Alexander Bucksch, Assistant Professor, Department of Plant Biology, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources and Institute of Bioinformatics, University of Georgia, Athens

October 22, 2018

TBD

Bikash Ghimire, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Georgia, Griffin (PhD Proposal Seminar)

October 29, 2018

TBD

Jeff Standish, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Georgia, Tifton (PhD Exit Seminar)

November 5, 2018

TBD

Albert Culbreath, Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Georgia, Tifton (Post-Tenure Review)

November 12, 2018

TBD

Cheng-Fang Hong, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Georgia, Athens (PhD Exit Seminar)

November 19, 2018

TBD

Jovana Mijatović, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Georgia, Athens (PhD Proposal Seminar)

November 26, 2018

TBD

Annakay Abrahams, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Georgia, Athens (PhD Proposal Seminar)

December 3, 2018

TBD

Brian Scott Jordan, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Georgia, Tifton (PhD Proposal Seminar)