Seminar Series

Fall 2022 Seminars

All seminars will be held at 3 PM on Mondays at the following locations unless otherwise noted:  

August 22, 2022

Introduction to the Business Life Cycle

Chris Rhodes
Director of Industry Partnerships and Project Based Learning
CAES, UGA, Athens GA

August 29, 2022

Good ideas and making them work:  A case of utlization of wild Arachis species to introgress resistance to peanut smut into new varieties.

Dr. Francisco de Blas
Postdoctoral Scholar, UGA Plant Pathology/CAGT

September 5, 2022

Holiday-Labor Day-No Seminar

September 12, 2022

Development of facilities and Plant Pathology research in West Africa:  Experiences in building an international program. 

Dr. Mathews L. Paret
Associate Professor Plant Pathology (Vegetables and Ornaments)
North Florida Research and Education Centert, University of Florida

September 19, 2022

Resistance or regeneration:  A molecular decision after wounding.
Dr. Dawei Xu
Postdoctoral Scholar, Plant Pathology, UGA, Athens, GA

September 26, 2022

Fungicide stewardship - Improving plant and human health.

Dr. Melanie Lewis Ivey

Associate Professor, Fruit Pathology and Fresh Produce Safety
Department of Plant Pathology, The Ohio State University

October 3, 2022

Innovation Gateway - Expanding the impact of your discoveries.

Brent Marable, Shelley Fincher, and James Rives

Innovation Gateway, UGA, Athens, GA. 

October 10, 2022



October 17, 2022



October 24, 2022

Picture this:  Image analysis-enabled discover of novel forgeye leaf spot resistance in soybean.
Sam McDonald
Institute of Plant Breeding, Genetics, and Genomics, UGA, Athens, GA. 

October 31, 2022

Phony peach disease:  Shedding light on a re-emerging disease in the southeastern peach production

Kendall Johnson
PhD Candidate, PhD Exit Seminar
University of Georgia, Athens, GA

November 7, 2022

Survey and post plant nematicide response of pathogenic nematodes on wine grapes in Georgia
Frannie Martin
MS Exit Seminar
University of Georgia, Athens, GA

November 14, 2022

Identification of Epicoccum species associated with false smut disease and its effect on switchgrass development.

Morgan Willis
MS Exit Seminar
University of Georgia, Griffin, GA

November 21, 2022

From zero to hero:  A researcher's path through data science tools for reproducibility.
Dr. Leonardo M. Bastos
Assistant Professor in Intergrative Presicision Agriculture
Crop and Soil Sciences, University of Georgia, Athens, GA

November 28, 2022

Elucidating the impacts of traditional and translational genetic disease resistance on cotton bacterial blight.

Jovana Mijatovic
PhD Candidate, PhD Exit Seminar
University of Georgia, Athens, GA

December 5, 2022

Exploring the links between age-related resistance and systemic acquired resistance, plus Psuedomononas syringae biofilm formation during infection of Arabidopsis. 

Robin K. Cameron
Professor Deptartment of Biology
McMaster University, Ontario