Winter 2020 Seminar Series 

Thursdays 4:00 pm | Agricultural & Life Sciences Bldg Room 4001

Coordinator: Dr. Molly Megraw

Interested in joining remotely? You can view the weekly seminar on ZOOM at: https://oregonstate.zoom.us/j/862764750.

January 9th
Meet the Grads

Come meet the Botany & Plant Pathology graduate students and hear a quick introduction to what they're working on this term.

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January 16th
From the rhizosphere to the biosphere: microbes, mutualism, and the structure of terrestrial ecosystems

Dr. Kabir Peay, Associate Professor of Biology, Stanford University

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January 23rd
Evolutionary basis of bacterial vascular pathogenesis

Dr. Jonathan Jacobs, Assistant Professor, Plant Pathology, Ohio State University

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January 30th
The impact of chromatin structure on genome stability and evolution in plant pathogens

Dr. Mareike Moeller, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Oregon State University

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February 6th
Plant Variety and Hormone Treatment Modulate Vinca Alkaloid Production in Catharanthus Roseus

Valerie Fraser, Graduate Student, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Oregon State University

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February 13th
Phytophthora Genus sequencing project

Dr. Brent Kronmiller, Bioinformatics Scientist FRA, CGRB/Tyler Lab, Oregon State University

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February 20th
Fire refugia in western forested ecosystems: what are they, where are they, and why do they matter?

Dr. Meg Krawchuck, Assistant Professor, Forest Ecosystems & Society, Oregon State University

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February 27th
Combining association mapping and multi-omic approaches to identify core maize defense pathways

Dr. Alisa Huffaker, Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences, UC San Diego

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March 5th
Unraveling the metabolic interface between pathogenic bacteria and host plants

Dr. Jeff Anderson, Assistant Professor, Department of Botanty and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University

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March 12th
Innate immunity in the riparian tree Populus trichocarpa

Dr. Jared LeBoldus, Assistant Professor, Department of Botanty and Plant Pathology, Oregon State University

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