Spring 2021 Seminar Schedule

The Department of Plant Pathology and Crop Physiology is pleased to present the Departmental Seminar series for the Spring 2020 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. Sara Thomas-Sharma at sthomassharma@agcenter.lsu.edu.

Date Seminar Speaker Topic
1/13/2021 Organizational meeting (for students registered for PLHL 7052)  
1/20/2021 Dr. Cristina Sabliov, Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, LSU Nano delivery systems for agriculture
1/27/2021 Dr. Jenny Koebernick, Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences, Auburn University Addressing Cotton Blue Disease in the Southeastern US
2/3/2021 Dr. Courtney Gallup, Corteva Agriscience How industry identifies talent in recruiting and hiring
2/10/2021 Chenie Zamora, PPCP, LSU Characterization of the Sugarcane mosaic virus and Sorghum mosaic virus in Louisiana’s sugarcane breeding program
2/17/2021 Gabriel Munoz Herrera, PPCP, LSU Induced defense mechanisms against plant pathogens: Lignification and callose deposition

2/24/2021

Dr. Raj Singh, PPCP, LSU Miracle medicinal plant with many health problems
3/3/2021 Hamilton Crockett, PPCP, LSU Soil microbiota, plant-soil feedbacks, and plant health
3/10/2021 Dr. Hailing Jin, Institute for Integrative Genome Biology, UC Riverside TBA

3/17/2021

Turner Graham, PPCP, LSU Using UAV technology to assess crown rust epidemics in oats

3/24/2021

Jose Solorzano, PPCP, LSU Understanding the etiology of taproot decline of soybean caused by Xylaria sp.
3/31/2021 David Galo, PPCP, LSU Diversity of endophytic fungi isolated from Roseau cane foliage: pathogenic or non-pathogenic?
4/7/2021 Max Miller, PPCP, LSU Characterization of ZmPR10 from maize in abiotic stress tolerance and phytohormone signaling

4/14/2021

Heather Cizek, PPCP, LSU Effects of the mealy plum aphids (Hyalopterus pruni) on multiple Roseau Cane lineages
4/21/2021 John Ontoy, PPCP, LSU Genetic characterization of resistance to bacterial panicle blight and sheath blight in rice using a recombinant inbred line population