University of California, Riverside

Microbiology and Plant Pathology

Microbiology and Plant Pathology Seminar Series

Microbiology 250 Seminar Series Fall 2018

Wednesdays, 12:10-1:00 pm in the Genomics Auditorium


Plant Pathology 250 Seminar Series Fall 2018

Thursdays, 12:00-1:00 pm in the Genomics Auditorium

September 27th

Ksenia Krasileva , Assistant Professor, UC Berkeley

"Chasing the Red Queen: How Plants Evolve to Keep Up with  Pathogens"

October 4th




October 11th

 Emma Aronson, Assistant Professor, Microbiology and Plant Pathology, UC Riverside 

"Soil microbial ecology"

October 18th

 Frances Trail, Professor, Department of Plant Biology, Michigan State University

"Microbial communities from a 3-crop rotation: Organ-specific taxa and spore dispersal"

October 25th

 Arturo Diaz, Assistant Professor of Biology, La Sierra University

"Role of cellular proteins in forming the replication factories of a positive-strand RNA virus"

November 1st

Kerry Mauck, Assistant Professor of Entomology, UC Riverside 

"Ecology of plant pathogens and their vectors in managed and unmanaged ecosystems"

November 8th

Hernan Garica Ruiz, Assistant Professor, Plant Pathology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 

"Plant virus determinants of symptom development"

November 15th

Andrew Bent, Professor of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin  

"Mechanisms of plant resistance to cyst nematodes"

November 22nd NO SEMINAR    
November 29th Savithramma Dinesh-Kumar, Professor, Department of Plant Biology Genome Center, UC Davis 

"Mechanistic basis of extracellular and intracellular perception of pathogens"

December 6th Guo-Liang Wang, Associate Chair and Professor, Department of Plant Pathology, Ohio State University 

" New insights into rice innate immunity"

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Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology
Boyce Hall 1463

Tel: (951) 827-3598
Fax: (951) 827-4294