Spring 2019 Seminar Series 

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

Coordinator: Dr. Pankaj Jaiswal 

April 4th
Plant Pathology Research in Central Oregon Specialty Crops

Dr. Jeremiah Dung, Assistant Professor, COARC, BPP, OSU 

April 11th
Assessing Ecological Risks from Atmospheric Deposition of Nitrogen and Sulfur: An Approach Using Epiphytic Macrolichens

Dr. Linda Geiser, Air Resource Management Program Leader, USDA US Forest Service 

April 18th
Parasitic Plants Steal Genes From Their Hosts and Use Them for Parasitic Purposes

Dr. Claude dePamphilis, Professor, Department of Biology, Penn State University 

April 25th
Assessing Haplotype Variation in a Phased Diploid Assembly of the 'Cascade' Hop Genome 

Dr. David Hendrix, Assistant Professor, Biochemistry & Biophysics and College of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, OSU 

May 2nd
Dr. Bonnie C. Templeton Lecture
The Distinct Evolutionary Dynamics of C4 and CAM Photosynthesis

Dr. Erika Edwards, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University 

May 9th
Molecular Basis for Natural Variations of Temperature Responses in Plant Growth

Dr. Jian Hua, Professor, School of Integrative Plant Science, Cornell University 

May 16th
Maize Endosperm Cell Differentiation Requires Efficient Splicing of Minor Introns

Dr. Mark Settles, Vasil-Monsanto Professor of Plant Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Florida 

May 23rd
Making Delicious High Protein Plant-based Foods - Overcoming Challenges in Plant Protein Isolation

Dr. Amanda Stiles, Scientist, Ripple Foods 

May 30th
Joint Talk and Panel Discussion on High Throughput Phenotyping, Sensors and Robotics for Plant Science and Agriculture 
The Openly Published Environmental Sensing Lab, Advancing Open Source Instrumentation

Dr. Chet Udell, Assistant Professor (Sr. Res), Biological & Ecological Engineering, OSU 

AND 

Agriculture Robotics Advancing Food Security With Robots

Dr. Joseph Davidson, Assistant Professor (Robotics), Mechanical, Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering, OSU

June 6th
GSA Invited Speaker 
A Family Affair: Ancient Insights Into Contemporary Disease Resistance in Crop Plants

Dr. Jim Bradeen, Professor and Department Head, Plant Pathology, University of Minnesota