College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Plant Science & Landscape Architecture

Plant Science Lecture Series

Fall 2017

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. If you would like to receive notifications about our events please contact Betty Wineke at to be added.


Guest Speaker:



September 7 No Speaker    

September 14

Thomas Gordon

"Physiological plasticity in plant-fungal interactions"

 University of California - Davis

Graduate Students

September 21 No Speaker    
September 26 Paige Warren University of Massachusetts-Amherst Lea Johnson

October 5

Donald Ort

"Improving photosynthetic efficiency for improved yield"

University of Illinois- Urbana-Champaigne

Angus Murphy

October 12

To Be Determined    
October 19 Jun Yang Tsinghua University Vikki Chanse
October 26 Mary Cadenasso University of California - Davis Lea Johnson
November 2 Fred Gmitter University of Florida Shunyuan Xiao
November 9

Ed Stover

“Huanglongbing and the U.S. citrus industry: Status and ongoing research”

USDA/Florida Shunyuan Xiao and Chris Walsh
November 16

Bikram Gill

"Adventures of a Chromosome Scientist (Cytogeneticist): Exploring the Staff of Life and the Life of Weeds"

Kansas State University Burkhard Schulz

To nominate or invite a speaker, please contact Dr. Kate Tully: or call 301-405-1469.

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