CAES: CAES Seminar Series
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CAES Seminar Series


2017-2018 SCHEDULE


2017


1.   Thursday, October 12, 2017--Dr. Charles Vossbrinck, Department of Environmental Science, CAES, “Genomic Ecology of the Microsporidia” (PDF Format)


2.   Wednesday, November 1, 2017-- Dr. Jeffrey Ward, Department of Forestry and Horticulture, CAES,  

Crop Tree Management in Fully and Poorly Stocked Stands” (PDF Format)


3.   Tuesday, November 7, 2017-- Dr. Jie Wang, Department of Plant Pathology and Ecology, Michigan State University, “Population Genetics and Disease Management of the Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome Pathogen, Fusarium virguliforme” (PDF Format)


4.   Wednesday, November 29, 2017--Dr. Kirby C. Stafford III, Department of Entomology, CAES, “The Lone Star Tick in Connecticut: A New Tick and Associated Diseases on the Horizon” (PDF Format)


5.   Wednesday, December 6, 2017--Henry Talmage, Executive Director, CT Farm Bureau Association, “CT Agriculture in 2018: A Discussion of Trends and Analysis by Sector” (PDF Format)


6.   Wednesday, December 20, 2017--Juli Gould, USDA, “Progress Towards Biocontrol of Emerald Ash Borer” (PDF Format)

2018


7.   Wednesday, January 3, 2018--Dr. Wade Elmer, Department of Plant Pathology & Ecology, CAES, “Nanoparticles for Plant Disease Control”


8.   Wednesday, January 17, 2018--Dr. Joseph Pignatello, Department of Environmental Science, CAES, "Bioavailability of pollutants in ingested particles:  an in vitro gastrointestinal model applied to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in soot"


9.   Wednesday, January 31, 2018--Dr. Carole Cheah, Valley Laboratory, CAES, “Climate Impacts on Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in the Northeast”


10.   Wednesday, February 14, 2018--Dr. Martin Gent, Department of Forestry & Horticulture, CAES, "Modeling Translocation and Metabolism in Plants"


11.  Wednesday, February 21, 2018--Yangchao Luo, UConn, “Nanoscale Oral Delivery Systems Made from All Natural Ingredients and Their Potential Applications in Functional Foods”


12.   Wednesday, February 28, 2018--Dr. DeWei Li, Valley Laboratory, CAES, “Fungal Evolution and Ethnomycology”


13.   Thursday, March 15, 2018--Dr. Kimberly Stoner, Department of Entomology, CAES, “Do Plants from Commercial Nurseries Have Pesticides in Their Pollen?”


14.   Wednesday, March 28, 2018--Dr. Scott Williams, Department of Forestry & Horticulture, CAES, (TBA)


15.   Wednesday, April 11, 2018 --Prof. Julia Kuzovkina, Department of Analytical Chemistry, UConn, “Willows Beyond Wetlands: Uses of Salix L. Species for Ecosystem Services”


16.   Wednesday, April 25, 2018--Dan Gage, Department of Plant Pathology and Ecology, UConn, “Soil Protists - Enhancing the Growth of Plant Growth Promoting Bacteria”


17.  Wednesday, May 9, 2018--Dr. Teja Shidore, Department of Plant Pathology and Ecology, CAES, “Toxin-Antitoxin Systems: Implications for Plant Disease?”


18.  Wednesday, May 23, 2018--Dr. Christina Robb, Department of Analytical Chemistry, CAES, “Select Agent Analysis at CAES”



2016-2017 SCHEDULE


2016

1.  Wednesday, September 28, 2016--Dr. Jeffrey Ward, Department of Forestry and Horticulture, CAES, "Roadside Forest Management: Tree-by-Tree" (PDF Format)

2.  Wednesday, October 19, 2016--Mr. Gregory Bugbee, Department of Environmental Sciences, CAES, "Invasive Aquatic Plants-The State of the State" (PDF Format)

3.  Thursday, October 27, 2016--Dr. Leslie Brandt, Northern Institute of Applied Climate Sciences, U.S. Forest Service, "A Framework for Adapting Forests and Agricultural Resources of Climate Change" (PDF Format)

4.  Wednesday, November 2, 2016--Dr. Claire RutledgeDepartment of Entomology, CAES, “Biosurveillance, Detecting an Alien Invasive Beetle Using a Native Wasp” (PDF Format)

5.  Wednesday, November 9, 2016--Dr. Jeffrey Powell, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, "Population Genetics to Understand and Control Vectors: Aedes aegypti, a Case Study" (PDF Format)

   

6.  Wednesday, November 17, 2016--Dr. Katja Maurer, Valley Laboratory, CAES, “Hops – A New Crop for Connecticut” (PDF Format)

7.  Wednesday, December 7, 2016--Dr. Lindsay Triplett, Department of Plant Pathology & Ecology, CAES, "American Heirloom: Looking to a Heritage Crop for Solutions to Modern Agricultural Problems" (PDF Format)

8.  Wednesday, December 21, 2016-- Prof. Baoshan Xing, Stockbridge School of Agriculture, University of Massachusetts, “Engineered Nanomaterials in the Environment” (PDF Format)

2017

9.  Wednesday, January 4, 2017--Dr. Nichole Broderick, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, The Institute of Systems Genomics at the University of Connecticut, “The Microbiome in Health and Disease: Using a Fly Model to Understand Host-microbe Interactions” (PDF Format)

10.  Wednesday, January 18, 2017--Dr. Robert Marra, Department of Plant Pathology & Ecology, CAES, "Accounting for decay and carbon loss in trees: a novel and nondestructive approach using tomography" (PDF Format)

11.  Wednesday, February 1, 2017--Dr. Lawrence F. Gall, Head, Computer Systems Office and Entomology Collections Manager, Peabody Museum of Natural History, “Of Moths, Museums, and Digitization” (PDF Format)

12.  Wednesday, February 15, 2017--Dr. Richard Cowles, Valley Laboratory, CAES, “Neonicotinoids and Honeybees” (PDF Format)

13.  Wednesday, March 1, 2017--Dr. Donald Aylor, Department of Pathology and Ecology, CAES, "A Biophysical Framework for Modeling Aerial Dispersal of Plant Pathogens" (PDF Format)    

14.  Wednesday, March 15, 2017--Dr. Walter Krol, Department of Analytical Chemistry, CAES, “Pesticide Residues in Food Sold in Connecticut: The Road to Gaining ISO Accreditation” (PDF Format)

15. Friday, March 17, 2017--Comm. Steven Reviczky, Connecticut Department of Agriculture, "Agriculture in Connecticut" (PDF Format)

16. Wednesday, March 29, 2017--Prof. Beth Lawrence, Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, Center for Environmental Science & Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, "Impacts of Invasive Cattail (Typha x glauca) Management on Wetland Ecosystems Services" (PDF Format)

17.  Wednesday, April 12, 2017--Dr. Gale Ridge, Department of Entomology, CAES, “The Maligned Human Bed Bug: A Masterpiece in Adaptation and Survival” (PDF Format)

18.  Wednesday, April 26, 2017--Dr. Zheng Wang, Yale University, “Traffic lights to fungal sex–toward systems biology of the asexual-sexual switch in fungi” (PDF Format)

19.  Wednesday, May 10, 2017--Dr. Craig Brodersen, Assistant Professor of Plant Physiological Ecology, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, "Using 3D X-ray Imaging to Study the Vulnerability of Plant Vascular Systems to Drought and Pathogens" (PDF Format)

20.  Wednesday, May 17, 2017--Dr. Ben Niu, Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, "After the Plant-Root Microbiome...What Next?" (PDF Format)

21.  Wednesday, May 24, 2017-- Dr. Nubia Zuverza-Mena, Department of Analytical Chemistry, CAES, “The Good/Bad and the Unknown about Nanotechnology” (PDF Format)


2015-2016 SCHEDULE


2015

1.—Wednesday, October 7--Dr. Quan Zeng, Dept. of Plant Pathology and Ecology, CAES, "Using comparative genomics approaches to understand an emerging turf grass disease: what questions can we ask and what do we learn?" (PDF Format)

2.—Wednesday, October 21--Dr. Luca Pagano, Dept. of Life Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy, "Functional toxicogenomics of metal-based nanoparticles in model organisms" (PDF Format)

3.—Wednesday, November 4--Dr. Lili He, Dept. of Food Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, "Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy: a next generation analytical tool for detection and characterization of nanoparticle contaminants" (PDF Format)

 

4.—Wednesday, November 25--Dr. Neil Schultes, Dept. of Plant Pathology and Ecology, CAES, "Purine and pyrimidine transporters in plants and select microbes" (PDF Format)

 

5.—Wednesday, December 9--Dr. Elizabeth Roberts, Southern Connecticut State University, “Fungi, fescue, and a tripartitemicrobial mutualism” (PDF Format)


2016

 

6.—Wednesday, January 6--Dr. Victoria L. Smith, Dept. of Entomology, CAES, “Inspection, registration, and early detection:activities of the Office of the State Entomologist” (PDF Format)


7.—Wednesday, January 13--Dr. Kirby C. Stafford III, Dept. of Entomology, CAES, "The birth of an idea: a history of the first agricultural experiment station--CAES" (Flyer, PDF Format) (Full Presentation, PDF Format)

 

8.—Wednesday, January 27--Dr. Peter J. Krause, Senior Research Scientist, Dept. of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, “Emerging tick-borne infections: Babesiosis and hard tick relapsing fever” (PDF Format)

 

9.—Wednesday, February 17--Dr. Jeffrey Ward, Dept. of Forestry and Horticulture, CAES, “Mixing applied and basic research—crop tree management” (PDF Format)

 

10.—Wednesday, March 9--Dr. Adriana Arango-Velez, Dept. of Forestry and Horticulture, CAES, “Environmental challenges and trees…who wins the battle?” (PDF Format)

 

11.—Wednesday, March 30--Dr. Richard Cowles, Valley Laboratory, CAES, “Against the wind: challenges in applying behavioral manipulation to manage spotted wing drosophila” (PDF Format)

 

12.—Wednesday, April 13--Dr. Sam Telford, Tufts University, “Emergence, expansion, and changes in the frequency of vector-borne diseases in the US” (PDF Format)


13.—Wednesday, April 20--Dr. Anthony DeNicola, White Buffalo, “Can tick-associated disease risks be mitigated through deer management?” (PDF Format)

 

14.—Wednesday, April 27--Dr. Doug Brackney, Dept. of Environmental Sciences, CAES, “Genetic bottlenecks, RNAi-mediated diversification and selective constraints collectively influence the evolution of Powassan virus" (PDF Format)

 

15.—Tuesday, May 10-- Dr. Blaire Steven, Dept. of Environmental Sciences, CAES, A microbial ecological perspective on sudden vegetation dieback in coastal wetlands” (PDF Format)

 

16.—Wednesday, May 25-- Paula Schenck, M.P.H., Director, Indoor Environments and Health Programs, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, UConn Health Center, “Mold Exposure and health: Why has it become more of a concern? What does exposure mean to health? What have we learned about added risks, as communities recover from catastrophic weather?" (PDF Format)





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