Seminars are held Tuesdays at 3:30 in 150 Russell Labs, unless otherwise noted.



Date Speaker (Host) Title
Sept 11 Poster Session Plant Pathology reading room, 584 Russell Labs
Sept 18 Nathan Schroeder (MacGuidwin)

U. of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Neuromuscular remodeling and stem cell evolution in the soybean cyst nematode Heterodera glycines
Sept 25 Mehdi Kabbage

U. of Wisconsin-Madison

Soybean defense mechanisms against Sclerotinia sclerotiorum
Oct 02 Neta Shlezinger (Kabbage)

Sloan Kettering Institute

Regulated cell death in pathogenic interactions: a double-edged sword
Oct 09 Shinyi Marzano (Kabbage)

South Dakota State U.

Exploring the Microbiome from Soybean Fields to Increase Soybean Health and Productivity
Oct 16 Zachary Noel (Student Exchange)

Michigan State U.

Impact of soybean seed treatments on fungicide resistance evolution and oomycete community assembly
Oct 23 Assistant Professor Erin

UW Madison

Enhancing Resilience in Organic Agricultural Systems through Research
and Extension
Oct 30 Roger Innes (Kessens)

Indiana U.

Extracellular vesicles as key mediators of plant-microbe interactions
Nov 06 Feng Li (Student Exchange)

U. of Minnesota

Understanding Wheat Stem Rust Virulence and Non-host Resistance in Brachypodium distachyon against Stem Rust
Nov 13 Daigo Aiuchi (Rakotondrafara)

Visiting scientist – Obihiro U.

The potential of fungal biocontrol agents to control insects
Nov 20 Zach Zalewski (Student Seminar)

U. Wisconsin-Madison

The Role of Yeasts in the Cranberry Fruit Rot Complex
Nov 27 Claudio Greco (Kabbage)

U. of Wisconsin-Madison

Identification of novel secondary metabolites in fungi
Dec 04 Deborah Samac (Rouse)

U. of Minnesota

The current state of alfalfa diseases and their impact
Dec 11 Heike Bucking (Allen)

South Dakota State U.

Fair trade in beneficial plant microbe interactions