Spring 2023 PSLA Seminars

January 26, 2023

Seminars for this semester will be held on Mondays at 12:00PM virtually and in person where indicated. Seminars are hybrid.  If you are interested in meeting with any of the speakers, please notify the host faculty member. Questions? Contact Seminar Co-Chairs Dr. Naomi Sachs or Dr. Diana Cochran


Guest Speaker:

Presentation Title

Virtual/In person


Faculty Host:

Sponsor: Recordings:
2.20.23 Collin Timm, PhD Plant microbiome engineering for stress tolerance In person Johns Hopkins University Gary Coleman    
2.27.23 David Suchoff, PhD Hemp and sesame and sunflower, oh my!
Developing NC State’s Alternative Crops
Virtual North Carolina State University Nicole Fiorellino    
3.27.23 Ming Kuo, PhD Landscapes of Poverty can become Healthy Human
Habitats: A Mission for Landscape Architecture
Virtual University of Illinois Urbana-Champagne Naomi Sachs    
4.3.23 Esten Mason, PhD Genomics, Phenomics, and Bread, OH MY! In Person Colorado State University Vijay Tiwari    
4.10.23 Vijay Tiwari, PhD

Feeding 10 billion: Bridging the gaps in the gene discovery and translational

research to develop resilient wheat

In person University of Maryland PSLA Seminar Committee    
4.17.23 Ambika Chandra, PhD TBA In person Texas A + M University Fereshteh Shahoveisi    
4.24.23 Chris Currey, PhD TBA TBD Iowa State University Diana Cochran    
5.1.23 Renae Moran, PhD TBA In-person University of Maine Macarena Farcuh    


Fall 2022 PSLA Seminars