University of California, Riverside

Department of Nematology

Nematology 250 Seminar Series

Wednesdays 4:10-5:00 pm

1471 Boyce Hall
Winter 2019

Date Speaker Affiliation Seminar Title

January 9th

Dennis Chang and Tiffany Baiocchi Graduate Students, UC Riverside

 "Characterization of Excreted/Secreted Proteins from the Entomopathogenic Nematode Steinernema feltiae" & "Avoidance, attraction and gene oh my! Using odors to identify neural circuitry and genes underlying nematode responses to prenol."

January 16th

Pei Xu

Zhejiang Academy of Agricultural Sciences

"Harnessing genomics and physiolomics to dissect biotic and abiotic stress resistances in vegetable cowpea"

January 23rd Monique Rivera Assistant CE Specialist, Entomology, UC Riverside

"Optimizing EPN as biological control agents in perennial agriculture: insights and challenges"

January 30th Deena Husein Graduate Student, Entomology, UC Riverside "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Gallery: A Closer Look at Nematodes Associated with the Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer"
February 6th Diana Wall Director, School of Global Envrionmental Sustainability, Colorado State


February 13th Andreas Westphal Associate CE Specialist, Nematology, UC Riverside

 "Preparing for the post-fumigation era in Nematology of perennial crops"

February 20th Lauren Booth   Stanford University

 "Sexual Interactions Induce Early Death in Nematodes"

February 27th TBA  


March 6th Ioannis Eleftherianos George Washington University  "The Antimicrobial Defense in Insects: A Paradigm for Innate Immunity"
March 13th Adam Dale University of Florida, Gainsville  "Insect ecology and management in lawns: interactions between plants, insects, and parasites"

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University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Department of Nematology
Margarita Flores
1447 Boyce Hall

Tel: (951) 827-3598
Fax: (951) 827-2364