College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Plant Science & Landscape Architecture

Spring 2016

                                                        Plant Science Lecture Series
                                                                     SPRING 2016
Seminars will be held Thursdays at 4 pm in PLS 1140. If you are interested in meeting with any of the speakers, please notify the host faculty member or Jessica Trotta,


Guest Speaker:



February 11

Dr. Robert Ryan

The Science of Design

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Dr. Vikki Chanse

February 18

Dr. Melissa Leiden Welsh

Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Sciences


February 25

Dr. Jo Ann Crouch


Dr. Joseph Roberts

March 3

Dr. Eric Davidson

Manure Happens

Director of the Appalachian Laboratory - UMD

Dr. Kate Tully

March 10

Dr.  Emily Bernhardt

Duke University

Dr. Kate Tully

March 17

Spring Break

No Seminar


March 24

Dr. Gloria Muday

 Wake Forest University

 Dr. Caren Chang

March 31

Dr Teun Munnik

University of Amsterdam

Dr. Shunyuan Xiao

April 7

Dr. Maile Neel

Endangered Species Recovery Promise Ver Practice

University of Maryland


April 14

Dr. Jeri Barak

Unraveling the metabolic strategies of salmonella enterica with plants

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Dr. Shirley Micallef

April 19

Dr. Charlie Arnot

Why we love to hate Big Food


April 21

Dr. Steven Mirsky

Cover crops: quantifying agro-ecosystem services and improving management


USDA-ARS Beltsville

Dr. Burkhard Schulz

April 28

Dr. Jon Titus

Garlic Mustard & Japanese Knotweed

SUNY at Fredonia

Graduate students

May 5

Dr. Linda Harris

University of CA Davis

Dr. Shirley Micallef

To nominate or invite a speaker, please contact Dr. Shirley Micallef,, x54369



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