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Hort 509 / 510 Seminar Series

Thursdays, 2:55 – 4:05 PM

Attend seminars in person at the following locations:

  • Pullman: Clark 151
  • Wenatchee: Stockwell room
  • Prosser:  Multipurpose Building classroom
  • Mt. Vernon:  Wiley Zoom room

You can also attend via Zoom. Please request the Zoom link (see contact information below) if you would like to attend remotely. Students will find the Zoom link and the syllabus on Canvas.

For more information, please contact Dr Per McCord.

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Seminar Schedule, Spring 2023

Dates and Speakers

Abstracts, when available, are accessible as PDFs by clicking on the talk title.

January 12 –  Welcome, Seminar Course Introduction

January 19 – Guest speaker: Victor Blancao. Title TBD

January 26 – Guest speaker: Paco Gonzales, Research Horticulturalist, USDA ARS. Title: USDA Hop Horticulture Program at WSU – An Introduction and Priorities.

February 2 – Guest speaker: Scott Harper, Assistant Professor in the Plant Pathology department, and director of the Clean Plant Center Northwest. Title: X-disease: an (increasingly) complicated biological system

February 9 – Guest speaker: Craig Richael. Simplot/Aardevo. Title: Accelerated Genetic Improvement of Potato Using F1 Hybrid Breeding and Tools of Bioengineering

February 16 – Guest Speaker:  Marilyn Warburton, USDA-ARS. Plant Germplasm Introduction and Testing Research
Research Leader. Title: W-6 Project

February 23 – Guest Speaker: Carl Silverbrug. Senrio V.P. of Outreach & Public Affairs at iUNU, Inc. Title: Sensors/AI for greenhouse management.

March 2 – Noah Wilsea.  Title: TBD

March 9 – Fabiola Guadalupe Ramierz Torres . Title: TBD

March 16 – Spring Break – No Seminar

March 23 –  Evan Stowe. Title: TBD

March 30Alexa Hintze. Title: TBD

April 6 – Guest Speaker:  Loren Honaas. USDA ARS, Research Molecular Biologist. Adjunct, WSU Dept. of Horticulture. Title: TBD

April 13 –  Alexa McDaniel, Title: TBD

April 20 – Geraldine Diverres. Title: TBD

April 27 – Morgan Danielle Southern. Title:  TBD