Spring 2020 Seminar Series 

Thursdays 4:00 pm | Live Zoom broadcast: Check back soon.

Coordinator: Dr. Jared LeBoldus

April 2
The Zygomycete Genealogy of Life - ZyGoLife - and the conundrum of Kingdom Fungi

Dr. Joey Spatafora, Dept. of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University

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April 9
Using and intelligent sprayer and sulfur for management of grape powdery mildew

Brent Warneke, Dept. of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University

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April 16
Rollers, Wakes, and Vortices – oh my!  Turbulent transport of particles in sparse canopies

Dr. Walt Mahaffee, USDA-ARS & Courtesy Faculty, Dept. of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University

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April 23
TBD

Dr. Jeff Chang, Dept. of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University

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April 30
PT Seminar

Dr. Ken Frost, Dept. of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University

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May 7
The easiest numbers in biology: What can we learn when Mendel is wrong?

Dr. John Fowler, Dept. of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University

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May 14
Revisiting the origin of octoploid strawberry

Dr. Aaron Liston, Dept. of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University

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May 21
Evolutionary expansion, gene structure, and expression of the rice S-domain kinase gene family

Dr. Shusma Naithani, Dept. of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University

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May 28
Where genetics meets bioclimatic modeling: assessing invasive forest pathogen risk under a change climate

Dr. Mee-Sook Kim, USDA US Forest Service and  Dept. of Forest Engineering, Resources & Management, Oregon State University

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June 4
The Virosphere, from dawn of life to this day, classified

Dr. Valerian Dolja, Dept. of Botany and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University

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