University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

 

 

UKY Seminars


April, 2014

 

 

Tuesday, April 1st
 
9am – 10am
 
 

Plant Pathology Seminar – Mr. Baker Aljawasim, Graduate Student, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky; Title: Development of an assay for rapid detection and monitoring of Verticillium dahlia in woody plants by real-time polymerase chain reaction (exit seminar)

 
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Thursday, April 3rd
 
3:30pm – 4:30pm
 
 

ENT: Jiri Hulcr (University of Florida Gainsville) Title: the Ambrosia Symbiosis: Insect Incest, Symbiont Infidelity, and the Uncertain Future of American Trees (Host: Rieske-Kinney Lab)

 
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4pm – 5pm
 
 

Earth and Environmental Sciences – Rast Holbrook Seminar Series

 
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4pm – 4:30pm
 
 

Veterinary Science Seminar – Dr Igor Canisso – Androgen Concentrations in Mares Carrying Normal Pregnancies and in Mares with Experimentally Induced Ascending Placentitis

 
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Friday, April 4th
 
12pm – 1pm
 
 

EcoLunch Seminar: Brittany Slabach (Crowley Lab)

 
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2pm – 3pm
 
 

Dr. Annette Bollmann, Miami Univ. Niche differentiation of ammonia oxidizers in freshwater environments.

 
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Monday, April 7th
 
3pm – 4pm
 
 

Plant Pathology Seminar – Dr. Carolyn A. Young, Ph.D., Associate Professor, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation; Title: Endophyte utilization and discovery: Epichloe species for the southern Great Plains

 
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Thursday, April 10th
 
3:30pm – 4:30pm
 
 

ENT: Katelyn Kowles (PhD Exit Seminar, Harwood Lab) Title TBA

 
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4pm – 5pm
 
 

Earth and Environmental Sciences – Rast Holbrook Seminar Series

 
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4pm – 5pm
 
 

Veterinary Science Seminar – N. James MacLachlan, BVSc, MS, PhD – Bluetongue, Schmallenberg, and other Culicoides – transmitted Arboviruses: Emerging Diseases in an Era of Global Climate Change.

 
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Friday, April 11th
 
12pm – 1pm
 
 

EcoLunch Seminar: Adam Jones (outside speaker)

 
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2pm – 3pm
 
 

Dr. Jay Lennon, Indiana U. Ctr for Research in Environmental Sciences. Microbial seed banks: ecological and evolutionary importance of dormancy.

 
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Monday, April 14th
 
9am – 10am
 
 

Stephen Bell, PhD exit seminar. Understanding the chemical gymnastics of enzyme catalyzed 1’-1 and 1’-3 triterpene linkages.

 
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11am – 12pm
 
 

Forestry Seminar: Joe McDermott – “Cause-specific Mortality and Recruitment of Neonatal White-tailed Deer” (Proposal Seminar) and Caleb haymes – “Survival, Cause-specific Mortality, Reporduction and Birth-site Preference in Adult Female White-tailed Deer in Southeast Kentucky” (Proposal Seminar)

 
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3pm – 4pm
 
 

Plant Pathology Seminar – Mr. Mohammed A. Eid, Graduate Student, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Kentucky; title: Signaling mechanisms in plant resistance to viruses

 
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Tuesday, April 15th
 
9am – 10am
 
 

Daniel Weber, MS exit. Grassland Sustainability in Kentucky: Case Studies quantifying the effects of Climate change on Insect Herbivory in Pastures and different home lawn maintenance regimes on GHG Emissions.

 
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Thursday, April 17th
 
1pm – 2pm
 
 

Whitney Churchman-Monin, MS Exit Seminar. Improving Methods for Successful Establishment of Switchgrass.

 
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3:30pm – 4:30pm
 
 

ENT: Mark Goodman (PhD Exit Seminar, Haynes Lab) Title TBA

 
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4pm – 5pm
 
 

Earth and Environmental Sciences – Rast Holbrook Seminar Series

 
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4pm – 5pm
 
 

Veterinary Science Seminar – Rubinson & Bellaw – TBA.

 
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Friday, April 18th
 
12pm – 1pm
 
 

EcoLunch Seminar: Ben Cloud (Westneat Lab)

 
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2pm – 3pm
 
 

Dr. Gregg Munshaw, UK Turf Extension Specialist, 2-year Review. “Turf Extension in KY”

 
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Monday, April 21st
 
11am – 12pm
 
 

Forestry Seminar: Christian Oldham – “A multi-scale assessment of the effects of disturbance on a generalist and a specialist snake species” (Proposal Seminar) and Mickey Agha – “Modeling survival on an imperialed reptile: an 18-year evaluation of the desert tortoise (Gopherus agassizii) at a wind-energy facility in Southern California” (Proposal Seminar)

 
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1pm –2pm
 
 

Martin Battaglia, MS exit. Corn response to defoliation and water stress in wide and narrow rows.

 
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3pm – 4pm
 
 

Plant Pathology Seminar – Dr. Ricardo T. Bessin, Ph.D., Extension Professor of Entomology, University of Kentucky; title: Biology and management of the vectors of Erwinia tracheiphila; Sponsored by the Association of Plant Pathology Scholars

 
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Wednesday, April 23rd
 
9am – 10am
 
 

Forestry Seminar: Kenton Sena – “Influence of Spoil Type on Afforestation Success and Hydrochemical Function on a Surface Coal Mine in Eastern Kentucky” (Defense Seminar)

 
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2pm – 3pm
 
 

Forestry Seminar: Brenee Muncy – “The Effects of Mountaintop Removal Mining and valley Fills on Stream Salamander communities” (Defense Seminar)

 
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Thursday, April 24th
 
3:30pm – 4:30pm
 
 

ENT: Alex Wild (www.alexanderwild.com) Title TBA (Student Choice Speaker)

 
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4pm – 5pm
 
 

Earth and Environmental Sciences – Rast Holbrook Seminar Series

 
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4pm – 5pm
 
 

Veterinary Science Seminar – Alex Estellar-Vico, DVM, PhD - TBA

 
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Friday, April 25th
 
12pm – 1pm
 
 

EcoLunch Seminar: Rose Marks (McLetiche Lab)

 
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2pm – 3pm
 
 

Dr. Qingshun Quinn Li, Distinguished Alumnus. “Never ending tales of plant mRNA poly(A) tails”

 
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Monday, April 28th
 
9:30am – 10:30am
 
 

Jessi Ghezzi, Ph.D. Exit Seminar. “Soil and biosolid nano- and macro-colloid properties and contaminant transport behavior”

 
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11am – 12pm
 
 

Forestry Seminar: Tess Angel – “The influence of slope and topography on mine soil compaction and the productivity and survival of hardwood seedlings” (Proposal Seminar)

 
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3pm – 4pm
 
 

Plant Pathology Seminar – Ms. Thais Oliveira Ramalho, Ph.D. candidate, Universidade Federal de lavras, Brazil; Characterization of coffee ringspot virus, an emerging threat to coffee production in Brazil

 
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