Category Archives: Seminars

Anything about talks, lectures, seminars, etc. However, seminars that are directed at teaching new skills should be categorized as “Professional Training”

CIDD Graduate Lunch- Barbara Han

Barbara Han will be coming tomorrow to give her talk and meet with grad student after! This is a great opportunity to meet with her in a group setting. Please RSVP for the lunch right after the seminar. Lunch is … Continue reading

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Interesting upcoming disease networks talk Feb 2 at 3:30 PM

Petter Holme from Sungkyunkwan University is giving a networks talk at 3:30 PM in 339 Davey Laboratory.  The title of his talk is “Temporal networks: A physics perspective“, and the description is: Networks are all around us—from power-grids to the nervous … Continue reading

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Cost of Plant Disease Prediction

Next week’s PPEM 2014 Nelson Memorial Seminar looks promising. Details: Lawrence Madden: The Cost of Plant Disease Prediction (PPEM seminar series) Friday, April 4, 12:15-1:10 pm 112 Buckhout Lab

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Intestinal microbiome lecture

Those of you who do microbiome work might enjoy next week’s Bortree Lecture. Details: Environmental signals that regulate intestinal immunity Dr. Lara Hooper, University of Texas Wednesday, March 19, 12:20-1:10 pm 101 ASI

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Plant disease management and careers in industry

Next week, Jim Spadafora from FMC will be presenting a disease seminar that might be of interest if you (a) are interested in an industry perspective on plant disease management and/or (b) are looking at options outside academia. Details: The … Continue reading

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White nose syndrome

PPEM graduate student Christopher Smyth will be presenting a talk on white nose syndrome in bats next week. Details: The alternative host hypothesis and potential virulence genese in Pseudogymnoascus destructans, the causative agent of white nose syndrome in bats (PPEM … Continue reading

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Foot-and-mouth disease talk

Next week, CIDD post doc Will Probert will be closing out the Ecology Department’s seminar series with his talk, “Adaptive management of foot-and-mouth disease: a scenario in the feedlots in Lubbock, Texas.” Details: Monday, Dec. 9 4-5pm 105 Forest Resources … Continue reading

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Translocation and outbreak seminar (TODAY!)

Christina Aiello, an Ecology graduate student in the Hudson lab, will be giving a talk titled “Translocation and transmission: Are we creating the optimal conditions for outbreak in wild populations?” When: Wednesday, November 20, 12:20 pm (TODAY!) Where: 102 Forest … Continue reading

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R Basics Seminar

The CIDD Graduate Student Association will be offering its wildly successful R basics seminar again this year! Topics to be covered include: Part 1: how R thinks, basic commands, using built-in functions, vectors and sequences, reading in data, and basic … Continue reading

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Pesticide regulation talk

The Entomology Department is having a talk this week that may be of interest to those of you who work on vector-borne diseases: “Entomological Perspectives on Pesticide Regulation: At the busy intersection of science and law” by Dr. Clayton Meyers.

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