Plant Interactions with Pests and Pathogens

Date: Saturday, January 11, 2014
Time: 1:30 PM-3:40 PM
Room: Sunrise - Meeting House
Christie Williams
1:30 PM
Broadly Conserved Fungal Effector BEC1019 Enhances Virulence and Suppresses Host Cell Death
Roger Wise, Corn Insects and Crop Genetics Research, USDA-Agricultural Research Service, Iowa State University; Ehren Whigham, Iowa State University; Shan Qi, Cornell University; Divya Mistry, Iowa State University; Ruo Xu, Iowa State University; Clara Pliego, Imperial College; Laurence Bindschedler, Royal Holloway, University of London (RHUL); Pietro Spanu, Imperial College; Patrick Schweizer, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK); Julie Dickerson, Iowa State University; Roger W. Innes, Indiana University; Dan Nettleton, Department of Statistics, Iowa State University; Adam Bogdanove, Cornell University

1:50 PM
Cell Wall-Related Defense of Barley Against Powdery Mildew
Patrick Schweizer, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (IPK)

2:10 PM
rpg4-Mediated Stem Rust Resistance in Barley: Solving a Complex Puzzle
Robert S. Brueggeman, Department of Plant Pathology, North Dakota State University

2:50 PM
An Analysis of Glycine max as it Resists Infection
Vincent P. Klink, Mississippi State University

3:10 PM
Novel Strategies for Target Design and Gene Silencing in the Insect Vectors of Plant Pathogens
Raja Sekhar Nandety, University of California, Davis; Shahideh Nouri, University of California, Davis; Yen-Wen Kuo, University of California, Davis; Tera L Pitman, University of California, Davis; Bryce W. Falk, University of California, Davis

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