Spring 2018 Departmental Seminar Series
The Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology is pleased to present the Departmental Seminar series for the Fall 2016 semester. Seminars feature a series of speakers presenting topics related to the plant and crop sciences.
Seminars take place every Wednesday at 3:30 PM in Room A465 Life Science Annex and is open to the everyone who would like to attend. For more information, contact Dr. Jong Hame at JHam@agcenter.lsu.edu.
Spring 2018 Seminar Schedule
|January 10||Dr. Yongchan Kwon||
‘The cell-free system for biomanufacturing: Expanding genetic code and synthetic biology’
|January 17||Dr. Trey Price||
‘Agronomic crop disease issues in Louisiana’
|January 24||Dr. Teresa Hughes||‘Plant Pathology at Monsanto’|
|January 31||Dr. Chang-yoon Jeong||
‘Strategies to reduce nonpoint source pollution and improve water quality in agricultural watershed in Louisiana'
|February 7||Dr. Nian Wang||‘Insights into the citrus Huanglongbing pathosystem’|
|February 14||Dr. Clayton Hollier||‘The extension plant pathology experience: Comparisons of the past and present’|
|February 21||Dr. Niranjan Baisakh||‘Functional genomics approaches to improving Louisiana crop stress tolerance’|
|February 28||Dr. Jeffery Rollings||‘The evolution and mechanisms of broad host range pathogenicity in Sclerotinia sclerotiorum’|
|March 7||Dr. Cameron Thrash||‘Decoding bacterioplankton of the Dead Zone’|
|March 14||Mr. Ateet Maharjan||‘Growth promotion of rice seedlings by bacteria isolated from the rhizosphere of rice’|
|March 21||Dr. Achyut Adhikari||‘On-farm food safety: Are we doing the right thing?’|
|March 28||Spring Break|
|April 4||Dr. Brenda Tubana||‘Silicon fertilization in Louisiana soils: impact on crop productivity’|
|April 11||Dr. Subbaiah Chalivendra||‘Hypoxia tolerance as a virulence factor in the aspergillus ear rot of maize'|
|April 18||Ms. Olanike Omolehin||‘Synthetic biology and its impact on agriculture’|
|April 25||Ms. Marija Zivanovic||‘dsRNA and its application’|