The Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology's weekly Plant Pathology 250 seminar series is presented this week by:
Chaydon O'Fallon, Plant Pathology Graduate Student, UC Riverside.
Seminar Title: "An overview of the history, mode of action, and controversy of potassium phosphite for management of Oomycota diseases"
Biography: Chaydon is a 4th year PhD candidate in Dr. Jim Adaskaveg’s lab. His research is focused on management of Phytophthora root and crown rots of Prunus crops.
Lida Halilovic, Plant Pathology Graduate Student, UC Riverside.
Seminar Title: "Plant defense metabolite trafficking in extracellular vesicles"
Biography: Lida Halilovic attended UCR and graduated with a BS in Biology in 2021. She is now a second-year graduate student working in the lab of Dr. Hailing Jin. Her research investigates the role of extracellular vesicles in the transport and function of plant defense metabolites as part of the plant response to fungal pathogens.
Faculty Host: Dr. Howard Judelson, firstname.lastname@example.org