Seminar Archives

Graduate student, faculty and guest lecture seminars in  Entomology and Plant Pathology research.

 
  • Feb. 19, 2019: Mallory Martin
    MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry to identify pathogenic microorganisms.
  • Feb. 22, 2019: Austin Jones
    Glade Runner: How does presence of eastern red cedar impact arthropod community composition in sandstone glades of the Ozarks?
  • Feb. 26, 2019: Nawaraj Dulal
    Understanding the role of reactive oxygen species in fungal morphogenesis.
  • Mar. 12, 2019: Christian Ayala-Ortiz and Brett Johnson (OSU)
    Assembly of the draft genomes of six different deltocephaline leafhoppers / Management of bacterial spot of tomato in Oklahoma.
  • Mar. 29, 2019: John Ridenour
    Investigating the relationship between light, development, and pathogenesis in Cercospora zeae-maydis.
  • Apr. 2, 2019: Justin Bailey
    Factors influencing the spatial distribution of southern rust in corn.
  • Apr. 19, 2019: Robin Verble (Ozark Research Field Station)
    Sweating the small stuff:  exploring how insects survive Wildland fires.
  • Apr. 23, 2019: Nawaraj Dulal
    Dissecting the cellular control of septin organization in a global cereal killer
  • Apr. 26, 2019: Tanja McKay (ASU)
    Integrated Pest Management in Rice Mills in the U.S.
  • Jun. 10, 2019: Roshani Sharma Acharya
    Establishment of Pollinator Habitat within a Livestock Pasture Ecosystem
  • Jun. 24, 2019: Austin Goldsmith
    The Isolation of Native Arkansan Strains of Metarhizium anisopliae and their Efficacy for the Control of Ambylomma americanum in Lab Assays
  • Jul. 2, 2019: Marcio Zaccaron
    Studies on Pathogenesis of the Diseases Caused by Macrophomina phaseolina and Phomopsis longicolla on Soybean
  • Sept. 17, 2019: Catalina Rodríguez-Puerto
    Pseudomonas syringae pathogenesis: a tale of two effectors.
  • Sept. 24, 2019: Dr. Willy Mulimbi
    Plant diseases management in developing countries: The case of cassava pest and diseases in the D.R. Congo.
  • Oct. 15, 2019: Fred Miller
    Photography.
  •  Oct. 28, 2019: Tobiasz Druciarek
    Mite - be more interesting than you think: the story of RRV vector.
  •  Nov. 5, 2019: Baronger Bieger
    Navingating barriers to understand early endosome trafficking in A. fumigatus.
  •  Nov. 12, 2019: Dr. Mark Farman
    Wheat Blast: pathogenic diversity of Pyricularia oryzae all rolled into one.
  •  Nov. 20, 2019: Tracy Hawk
    The Effect of Seed-Applied Fluopyram to Meloidogyne incognita Root Penetration and Development in Cotton and Soybean.
  •  Nov. 26, 2019: Audra Rogers
    Cellular Control of Protein Homeostasis during Infection-Related Development by the Rice Blast Fungus.
  •  Dec. 10, 2019: Laura Ortega
    Bacterial antimicrobials: tools for biological control.
  • Sept. 5th, 2017: Dr. Francisco Ochoa Corona (Oklahoma State) 
    When oligo data meet primer design: applications in biosecurity & microbial forensics 
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  • Dec. 6, 2016: Kathryn Haydon 
    Enhancing post-harvest rice quality, shelf life, functionality, and nutrient density in Arkansas rice cultivars with CRISPR gene editing. 
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  • Nov. 8, 2016: Katsunori Saito
    Plant defense activators - mechanisms of activity and novel high-throughput chemical screening methods
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  • Nov. 1, 2016: Gabriela Orquera-Tornakian & Fernanda Proano (Oklahoma State)
    Infection of switchgrass leaves by Puccinia emaculata urediniospores and the expression of putative effectors
  • Oct. 25, 2016: Luis Oliveira (Federal University of Vicosa, Brazil)
    The evolutionary history of Cercospora associated with leaf blight and purple seed stain on soybeans
  • Oct. 4, 2016: Blake Chapman & Eva Owens
    Cyber Security
  • Sept. 27, 2016: Hazel Buyu
    Ocratoxin A is in your Breakfast Cereal, Should you be Concerned
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  • Sept. 13, 2016: John Ridenour
  • Dec. 8, 2015: Hazel Buyu
    Defining the Morphological Structure and Function of Appressoria in Cercospora Zeae-Maydis 
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  • Dec. 1, 2015: Jason Pavel
    The Etiology, Virulence, and Plylogenetics of the Celery Anthracnose Pathogen, Colletotrichum Fioriniae (=C. Acutatum Sensu Lato)
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  • Nov. 17, 2015:  Katsunori Saito
    Efficacy of Metalaxyl Seed Treatment for Downy Mildew of Spinach 
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  • Nov. 10, 2015:  Felix Rotich
    Magnaporthe oryzae : Determination of the Variability in Virulence, Genotype and the Avirulence Gene AvrPiz-t 
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  • Nov. 3, 2015:  Kurt Lamour, University of Tennessee
    Asexual variation and epidemic development in oomycete plant pathogens
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  • Sept. 22, 2015:  V. Dolja, Oregon State University
    Viruses of Eukaryotes:  Modular Origins and Dynamic Evolution
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  • Sept. 15, 2015:  G. Schnabel, Clemson University
    From enemy to friend - development and applications of plant viral vectors for crop functional genomics
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  • Sept. 8, 2015:  C. Zhang, Alcorn State University
    From enemy to friend - development and applications of plant viral vectors for crop functional genomics
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  • Sept. 1, 2015:  J. D. Farrell (EHS)
    Safety Training
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  • Aug. 25, 2015:  Dr. Clemencia Rojas
    Introduction to PLPA 5001
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  • Apr. 7, 2015: Dr. Karen Gomez, University of Northern Colorado
    Are mycorrhizal fungi helping plants or insects during three-way interactions? 
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  • Mar. 17, 2015: Keiddy U. Romero
    Pythium: population diversity and characterization of resistance in soybeans 
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  • Mar. 10, 2015: Samuel Mutiga
    Insights into the Genetic and Environmental Bases for Aflatoxin Accumulation in Kenyan Maize 
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  • Mar. 3, 2015: Dr. Terry Spurlock, University of Arkansas
    Purpose and impact of the University of Arkansas Extension plant pathology 
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  • Feb. 24, 2015: Jade Newsome
    Dissecting salt tolerance in soybean by gene expression profiling 
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  • Feb. 10, 2015: Courtney Jackson
    Host plant immune response and suppression by plant-parasitic nematodes 
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  • Feb. 3, 2015: Kyle Wilson
    Spatial variability of seedling pathogens and diseases on cotton; influence of soil factors and cultural practices 
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  • Jan. 27, 2015: Dr. Esten Mason, University of Arkansas
    Molecular approaches for disease resistance breeding in wheat 
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  • Jan. 20, 2015: Jason Pavel
    Can host susceptibility genes change the paradigm of durable resistance? 
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  •  Sept. 30th, 2014: Dr. Phil Brannen, University of Georgia
    Extension Fruit Pathology in Georgia: A Case Study in Outreach and Technology Transfer in the 21st Century
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  • Sept. 23rd, 2014: Jason Pavel
    The Etiology, Virulence, and Phylogenetics of the Celery Anthracnose Pathogen, Colletotrichum fioriniae (=C. acutatum senso lato)
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  • Sept. 16th, 2014: Dr. Richard Wilson, University of Nebraska 
    Molecular Mechanisms Governing Plant Invasion and Biotrophic Growth by the Rice Blast FungusMagnaporthe oryzae: Lessons from a "Diabetic Mutant"
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  • Sept. 9th, 2014: Dr. Ainong Shi, University of Arkansas
    Molecular Breeding in Vegetable Crops
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  • Nov. 12, 2013: John Crandon
    Molecular Dissection of Amylolysis in Fusarium verticillioides
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  • Oct. 15th, 2013: Keiddy Urrea
    Next Generation Sequencing: A tool to study phylogenetics of plant pathogens
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  • Oct. 8th, 2013: Felix Rotich
    Wheat stem rust: Management of race Ug99 in the endemic region to slow global spread
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  • Oct. 1st, 2013: Churamani Khanal
    Management of Plant Parasitic Nematodes
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  • Sept. 24th, 2013: Ioannis Neios
    Adair Student Presentation
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  • Sept. 17th, 2013: Dr. Charles P. Woloshuk, Ph.D.
    Regulation of fumonisin biosynthesis in Fusarium verticillioides
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  • Sept. 10th, 2013: Dr. Jason Kelley, Ph.D.
    Corn Production in Arkansas
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  • Sept. 3rd, 2013: Dr. James Correll, Ph.D.
    Report from Liberia
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  • April 9, 2013: Dr. Travis Faske, Ph.D. Extension Plant Pathologist
    Diseases of Row Crops in Arkansas: An Extension Perspective
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  • April 2, 2013:  Jing Zhou
    Understanding factors driving symptomatology and distribution and evaluating control strategies for Soybean vein necrosis virus.
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  • March 12, 2013:  Dr. Tom Clemente
    The Agriculture Biotechnology Pipeline at the University of Nebraska
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  • March 5, 2013:  Dr. X. B. Yang, Iowa State
    Interaction of glyphosate and Fusarium in soybean
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  • February 26, 2013:  Jonothan Smith, Graduate Student
    Evolution of a bacterial-fungal symbiotic relationship and potential applications
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  • February 19, 2013:  Dr. K. Moldenhauer, Guest Seminar Speaker: CSES Rice Branch Station
    Rice Breeding Program in Arkansas
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  • February 5, 2013:  Dr. Andy Pereira, Guest Seminar Speaker: CSES
    Towards the Identification of durable disease resistance genes
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  • January 22, 2013:  Dr. Fred Spiegel, Guest Seminar Speaker
    Systematics and phylogeny of the slime molds: The sporocarpic and sorocarpic amoebae
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  •  May 1, 2012: Terea Stetina, Graduate Student
    The Effects of Salinity on Pythium Seed and Root Rots
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  • April 17, 2012: Felix Rotich, Graduate Student
    Rice Blast Disease:  Comparison of pathogen diversity in the US and Africa and evaluation of resistance in NERICA germplasm
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  • February 28, 2012: Alma Laney, Graduate Student
    Virus Recombination: Threat to Agriculture or Red Herring?
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  •  September 13, 2011: Plant Pathology Office Staff - Cindy Morley, Debbie Huey, Kim Keeney, and Doris Smith
    Traveling In Sty...le  -  Travel Policies and Procedures for the Department of Plant Pathology
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    Powerpoint Handout
  •  September 21, 2010: Lirong Zeng, University of Arkansas Little Rock
    Regulation of Tomato Immunity against Pseudomonas syringae by Ubiquitination
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  • September 14, 2010: Jeff Pummill, Manager for Cyberinfrastructure Enablement, UA and Amy Apon, Director of Arkansas High Performance Computing Center, UA Arkansas High Performance Computing Center
    Introduction to Supercomputing at the University of Arkansas
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  • April 21, 2009: Lacy Nelson
    Transcriptional Regulation of the Terpene Biosynthetic Pathway in Medicago Truncatula
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  • April 14, 2009:  Jianbing Ma
    Effects of Infection by Meloidogyne incognita and Thielaviopsis basicola and Soil Factors on Root System Morphology and Function on Cotton
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  • April 7, 2009:  Alma Glen Laney
    The Characterization of the Causative Agents of Rose Rosette and Redbud Yellow Ring Spot Diseases
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  • March 31, 2009:  Marco Cordero
    Taxonomic and moecular id. Criconematina
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  • March 24, 2009: Annakay Newell
    Molecular Characterization of C. sojina
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  • March 5, 2009: Jonathon Smith
    Secondary metabolism in Fusarium graminearum
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  • March 3, 2009: Keiddy Urrea-Romero
    Potential tools for enhanced management of dwarf mistletoe on pinus spp
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  • Feb 24, 2009: Micah Doubledee
    The Effects of Environment and cultivar on Charcoal Rot development on Soybeans
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  • Feb 17, 2009: Yuntao Dai
    Functional analysis of AvrPtoB
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  • Feb 10, 2009: Jim Correll
    PLPA 5001 Seminar
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  • Feb 3, 2009: Nathan McKinney
    Respecting Protecting Intellectual Property
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