Graduate students studying Entomology and Plant Pathology are required to complete seminar hours. Seminars serve as a great way to highlight the research efforts put forth by our students,  faculty and guest lecturers in their areas of study. 

To view seminars from previous years, please see our Seminar Archives

2019 Seminars

  • 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 & Brett Johnson (OSU)
    • Assembly of the draft genomes of six different deltocephaline leafhoppers
    • Management of bacterial spot of tomato in Oklahoma
  • 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. 26, 2019: Tanja McKay (ASU)
    • Integrated Pest Management in Rice Mills in the U.S.
  • Apr. 23, 2019: Nawaraj Dulal
    • Dissecting the cellular control of septin organization in a global cereal killer
  • Mar. 29, 2019: John Ridenour
    • Investigating the relationship between light, development, and pathogenesis in Cercospora zeae-maydis
  • Jun. 10, 201: 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
  • DATE TBA: Catalina Rodriguez
    • Characterization of the interaction between the effector proteins HopD1 and HopG1 from the bacterial pathogen Pseudomonas syringae  pv. tomato DC3000 with the Arabidopsis thaliana protein AtNHR2B