Location & Time

Cameron Williams Lecture Hall, Room 101 Plant Science Building

Mondays, 3:00-4:00 PM (unless specified otherwise)


Schedule 

Date

Speaker

Title

February 17Dr. Emily Pfeufer, Extension Assistant Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, University of KentuckyUnderstanding resistance to crop protectants and elucidating routes forward for successful vegetable and tobacco production in KY
March 2Mr. Biao Sun, Graduate Student, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky“Never ending battle between hosts an d viruses: many roles of the nucleocytoplasmic transport”
March 9
(Zoom only)
Dr. Nancy Keller, Professor, Department of Bacteriology and Medical Microbiology and Immunology, University of Wisconsin TBA
March 23Dr. Michael Goodin, Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, University of KentuckyCOFFEE; everything that WE ARE in the CAFE! “Core” lessons from coffee-based pedagogy
March 30Dr. Matt Kasson, Assistant Professor of Forest Pathology, Division of  Plant and Soil Sciences, West Virginia University Successes and Setbacks of Biological Control: Can fungi really solve our invasive plant and pathogen problems?
April 6Dr. Lisa Vaillancourt, Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky20,000 sexes!  Diversity in Fungal Mating
April 7
(Tuesday, 9:00 AM)
Ms. Madison McCulloch, Graduate Student, Department of Plant Pathology, University of KentuckyDiversity and cross-infection potential of Colletotrichum on apples and small fruits in Kentucky mixed-fruit orchards
April 13 Mr. Yuanrong Kang, Graduate Student, Department of Plant Pathology, University of KentuckyTBA
April 17
(Friday, 11:00 AM)
Dr. Carolle Bull, Department Head and Professor, Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Pennsylvania State UniversitySeminar title: Mushroom madness: The carnival of pathogens causing bacterial blotch on mushrooms and strategies for blotch management
April 20
(Zoom only)
Dr. Frances Trail, Professor, Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, Michigan State UniversityExploring the Life History of Fusarium graminearum, the head blight fungus 
April 27Dr. Zhike Feng, Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Plant Pathology, University of KentuckyTombusvirus replication: From enrichment of PI3P phosphoinositide to biogenesis of viral replicase complex