Spring 2021 Graduate Student Celebration

Join us online on May 28th for our Spring Graduate Student Celebration!

Spring 2021 Graduate Student Celebration

Join us for our Botany and Plant Pathology Graduate Student Research Celebration event on May 28th, 2021 in a new virtual format. Graduate students will present their oral thesis proposals via a Zoom meeting format.

Please register if you are planning to attend this Zoom event.


Thesis Proposal Presentations

Presented on Zoom

1:00 - 4:20 PM

Spring Symposium Program

Time Presentations on Zoom

1:00 PM

Joey Spatafora

Introduction and Opening Remarks

1:05 PM

Alex Wong

Shining a Light on Grape Powdery Mildew and Botrytis Management to Mitigate Fungicide Resistance

Advisor: Dr. Walt Mahaffee

1:35 PM

Shawn McMurtrey

Epidemiology and Population Genomics of Coniferporia Sulphurascens

Advisor: Dr. Jared LeBoldus

2:05 PM

Rachel Baschieri

Genetic and Hormonal Determinants of Natural Variation in Panicle Morphology

Advisor: Dr. Sam Lieboff

2:35 PM


2:50 PM
Adam Carson

Phytophthora Ramorum Variant Abundance Driven by Sporulation Capacity and Environmental Optimums

Advisor: Dr. Jared LeBoldus

3:20 PM
Michele Wiseman

From Liquid Handlers to Automated Spectral Imaging Systems:  DIY Hardware for the Non-Engineer

Advisor: Dr. David Gent

3:50 PM
Teddy Borland

Fusarium Canker of Hop: Understanding a Disease on the Rise in Pacific Northwest Hop Yards

Advisor: Dr. David Gent