The Department of Microbiology and Plant Pathology's weekly Plant Pathology 250 seminar series is presented this week by:
Rebecca Crust, Plant Pathology Graduate Student, UC Riverside.
Seminar Title: "Ecological drivers of competition in rhizobia: Investigating agricultural systems for efficient nitrogen-fixing legume symbionts."
Biography: Rebecca is a 2nd year PhD student in Dr. Joel Sachs’ Lab. Their research focuses on the interactions of legume species and their bacterial symbionts to improve plant health.
Fabiola Pulido-Chavez, Plant Pathology Graduate Student, UC Riverside.
Seminar Title: "Functional potential of soil microbiomes after a chaparral wildfire"
Biography: Fabiola is a 5th year Ph.D. candidate in the Glassman Lab where she researches fungal and bacterial secondary succession, resilience, and functional dynamics after chaparral wildfires.
Faculty Host: Dr. Howard Judelson, email@example.com