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Presenter  Title, Date & Location
Dr. Bob Schmitz
Assistant Professor,
Department of Genetics,
University of Georgia
Identification of Mechanisms Underlying the Origins of Spontaneous Epigenetic Variation
May 4, 2017
Crop Science 202, University of Guelph
Dr. Susan Brown
Herman M. Cohn Professor of Agriculture and Life Sciences,
Cornell University
Apple breeding: challenging and complex, yet oh so fun!
April 27, 2017
Crop Science 121B, University of Guelph
Dr. Dirk Steinke
Associate Director, Research Coordination,
Centre for Biodiversity Genomics,
University of Guelph
At the Intersection of Educational Outreach and Scientific Discovery
April 19, 2017
Crop Science 121B, University of Guelph
Dr. Viacheslav (Slava) Adamchuk
Associate Professor,
Bioresource Engineering Department,
McGill University
Precision Agriculture and Sensor Systems
April 12, 2017
Crop Science 121B, University of Guelph
Dr. Loren Rieseberg
University Killam Professor,
Department of Botany,
The University of British Columbia
The role of hybridization in the evolution of crops, weeds, and new species in the sunflower family
April 5, 2017
Crop Science 121B, University of Guelph
Dr. Heather Boon
Professor,
Dean, Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy,
University of Toronto
Regulation of Natural Health Products in Canada: Challenges and Opportunities
March 29, 2017
Crop Science 121B, University of Guelph
Dr. Barry Shelp
Professor (retired),
Plant Agriculture,
University of Guelph
Elucidating the Metabolism and Function of 4-Aminobutyrate (GABA): a Thirty Year Journey
March 22, 2017
Crop Science 121B, University of Guelph
Dr. Leon Kochian
Professor,
Canada Excellence Research Chair
& Associate Director,
Global Institute for Food Security,
Plant Sciences,
University of Saskatchewan
Getting to the Root of the Matter: The Growing Importance of Root Biology Research in Global Food Security
March 15, 2017
Crop Science 121B, University of Guelph
 
Dr. Sharon Regan
Professor of Plant Biotechnology,
Biology Department,
Queens University
Gene Discovery to Enhance the Bioenergy and Bioremediation Potential of Poplars
March 8, 2017
Crop Science 121B, University of Guelph
Dr. Nigel Raine
Professor & Rebanks Family Chair in Pollinator,
School of Environmental Sciences (SES),
University of Guelph
Insecticide impacts on bees: from individual behaviour to pollination services
March 1, 2017
Crop Science 121B, University of Guelph
Dr. Glen Ritchie
Associate Professor, Department of Plant and Soil Science,
Texas Tech University & Texas A&M AgriLife Research
Outside the Box vs Out of the Box: Agronomic Research in the Information Age
February 15, 2017
Crop Science 121B, University of Guelph
Dr. Madhur Anand
Professor,
School of Environmental Sciences (SES),
University of Guelph
Alternative Stable States and the Sustainability of Forests, Grasslands, and Agriculture
February 8, 2017
Crop Science 121B, University of Guelph
Dr. Daryl Somers
Research Director - Applied Genomics,
Vineland Research & Innovation Centre (VRIC)
Modernizing Apple and Rose Breeding in Canada
January 25, 2017
Crop Science 121B, University of Guelph
Dr. Manish Raizada
Associate Professor,
Plant Agriculture,
University of Guelph
Probiotic Microbes (endophytes) in Plants -- Potential for Crop Improvement
January 18, 2017
Crop Science 121B, University of Guelph
Dr. Beth Parker
NSERC Industrial Research Chair,
School of Engineering,
University of Guelph
Nitrate in Groundwater: Understanding the Unintended Consequences of Industrialized Agriculture on Bedrock Aquifers
January 11, 2017
Crop Science 121B, University of Guelph
2016 Seminars
Dr. Jon Page
Department of Botany,
University of British Columbia
President & CEO, Anandia Labs
Secrets of the Cannabis Genome
April 6, 2016
Crop Science 121B, University of Guelph
 
Dr. Claudia Wagner-Riddle
School of Environmental Sciences,
University of Guelph

 
Managing Greenhouse Gas Emission from Agriculture
March 30, 2016
Crop Science 121B, University of Guelph
Dr. Keith Lloyd Perry
Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology,
Cornell University, USA
Clean plant systems for plant propagation: Freedom from viruses and other pathogens in potato and grapevine
March 23, 2016
Crop Science 121B, University of Guelph
Dr. Allen Van Deynze
Plant Sciences,
University of California Davis, USA
Growing Africa Out of Stunting, Hunger & Malnutrition: The African Orphan Crops Consortium
March16, 2016
Crop Science 121B, University of Guelph

NB: audio issues no intro & start of seminar (0:00-0:02), microphone malfunctioning (0:02-7:43)

Dr. Sylvain Charlebois
College of Business and Economics,
University of Guelph
Produce, Policies, and People: What's Shaping Up in the Next Decade
March 9, 2016
Crop Science 121B, University of Guelph
Dr Charles Cantrell
USDA-ARS,
National Center for Natural Product Research , MS, USA
Ethnobotanical Clue and Natural Product-Based Biopesticide Discovery
March 2, 2016
Crop Science 121B, University of Guelph
Dr. Art Schaafsma
Plant Agriculture,
University of Guelph - Ridgetown Campus
Systemic Pesticides and Integrated Pest Management
February 24, 2016
Crop Science 121B, University of Guelph
Dr. Thomas J. Molnar
Dept. of Plant Biology & Pathology, Rutgers,
The State University of New Jersey, USA
Hazelnuts: Developing an Old Crop for a New Region
February 17, 2016
Crop Science 121B, University of Guelph
Dr Yves Desjardins
Horticulture Research Center/Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods, Laval University, Québec City, Qc, Canada
Plant polyphenols bioavailability and modulation of the gut/microbiota consortium: a paradigm shift in understanding their effect on diseases
February 10, 2016
Crop Science 121B, University of Guelph
Dr. David Wolyn
Plant Agriculture,
University of Guelph
Breeding and Domestication of Russian Dandelion as a Rubber-Producing Crop
February 03, 2016
Crop Science 121B, University of Guelph
Dr. Jaideep Mathur
Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology,
University of Guelph
Re-Searching The Plant Cell Using Fluorescent Probes
January 27, 2016
Crop Science 121B, University of Guelph
Dr. Scott Shearer
Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering,
Ohio State University
Agriculture 4.0: The Next Revolution in Production Ag
January 22, 2016
Thornbrough 1307, University of Guelph
*special FarmSmart seminar
Dr. Jay Subramanian
Plant Agriculture - Vineland Station,
University of Guelph
Enhanced retention and extended post harvest shelf life in fruits using nanotechnology: Our experience in the international arena*
January 20, 2016
Crop Science 121B, University of Guelph

* NB: Graphics issues within Adobe Connect of the presenters slides, lower 25% (bottom & right) cropped. Interruptions 5:15-5:30 audio, 5:36-6:32 no slide.

2015 Seminars
Dr. Ron DePauw
Science Advisor,
SeCan
Adapting Wheat in Canada to Contribute to Global Food Security
July 09, 2015
Crop Science 202, University of Guelph
Dr. Sonnet L’Abbé
University of British Columbia, Okanagan,
2015 Edna Staebler Writer In Residence,
Wilfrid Laurier University
Embarrassing Plant-­feelings: A Story of Plants in Literature *
April 08, 2015
Thornbrough 1307, University of Guelph

* NB: There is no slides for this presentation and the background slide is not the correct information for this presentation

Dr. Jerry Hatfield
USDA , University of Iowa
Potential Uses of Remote Sensing for Agronomic and Germplasm Assessment *
April 01, 2015
Thornbrough 1307, University of Guelph

* NB: audio issues between time 48:35 to 54:47

Kees de Lange
Department of Animal and Poultry Science,
University of Guelph
Alternative Feed Ingredients for Farm Animals: Reducing Competition between Animals and Humans for Food Resources
March 25, 2015
Thornbrough 1307, University of Guelph
Gennaro Fazio
USDA - ARS Plant Genetics Resources Unit, Geneva, NY, and School of Integrative Plant Sciences,
Cornell University
Leveraging Genomic Resources to Breed a Difficult Perennial Crop: Apple Rootstocks
March 18, 2015
Thornbrough 1307, University of Guelph
Larry Purcell
Professor & Altheimer Chair for Soybean Research,
University of Arkansas
Agronomics, physiology, and modeling of soybean maximum yield
March 4, 2015
Thornbrough 1307, University of Guelph
Gayle Volk
USDA-­ ARS National Center for Genetic Resources Preservation,
Fort Collins, CO, USA,
Frozen Genetic Resources: Cryopreservation Strategies for Conserving Vegetatively Propagated Plants
February 25, 2015
Thornbrough 1307, University of Guelph
K. Peter Pauls
Plant Agriculture,
University of Guelph
Bean Breeding and Genomics
February 11, 2015
Thornbrough 1307, University of Guelph
Mark Gijzen
Southern Crop Protection and Food Research Centre,
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, London, Ontario
Epigenetic variation and adaptation in plant pathogenic oomycetes
February 4, 2015
Thornbrough 1307, University of Guelph
Charles Després
Department of Biological Sciences,
Brock University
The Arabidopsis NPR1 protein is a receptor for the plant defense hormone salicylic acid
January 21, 2015
Thornbrough 1307, University of Guelph
Ralph C. Martin
Loblaw Chair in Sustainable Food Production
Plant Agriculture,
University of Guelph
The Consumer Part of the Social Contract to Sustain Food: Waste Less
January 14, 2015
Thornbrough 1307, University of Guelph
2014 Seminars
Amelie Gaudin
Plant Agriculture, University of Guelph
   as of Dec 1, 2014
Department of Plant Sciences,
University of California Davis
Crop Diversity: Implications for cropping system resilience and nitrogen use efficiency
November 26, 2014
Crop Science 202, University of Guelph
Hugh W. Pritchard
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK
GRIPP || Being Cool - the low temperature science of seeds
June 05, 2014
Crop Science 202, University of Guelph
Kassa Semagn
Maize Molecular Breeder,
CIMMYT, Nairobi, Kenya
QTL mapping and molecular breeding for drought tolerant and disease resistant maize in sub Saharan Africa
April 15, 2014
Crop Science 202, University of Guelph
Franck Dayan
Research, Plant Physiologist,
USDA-ARS Natural Products Utilization Research Unit,
Thad Cochran Research Center, U.S.A.
King Georges, Vampires and Herbicides
April 09, 2014
Thornbrough 1200, University of Guelph
Manju Misra
Plant Agriculture/ School of Engineering,
University of Guelph
Bionanotechnology - From Material Developments to Applications
March 26, 2014
Thornbrough 1307, University of Guelph
Bernie Grodzinski
Plant Agriculture,
University of Guelph,
Optimizing Plant Productivity for the 22nd Century
March 12, 2014
Thornbrough 1307, University of Guelph
Bruce Gossen
Research Scientist,
Agriculture and Agri-food Canada,
Saskatoon Research Centre,
Saskatoon, SK
Clubroot Resistance in Canola: Expression, Durability, and Metabolic Cost
March 5, 2014
Thornbrough 1307, University of Guelph
Lisa Ainsworth
Plant Biology,
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,
Champaign, IL
Historical Yield Gains in Soybean, and the Potential to Breed or Engineer Enhanced CO2 Response
February 26, 2014
Thornbrough 1307, University of Guelph
Phil McClean
North Dakota State University,
Fargo, ND
A Genomic Perspective on Crop Improvement: the Common Bean Story
February 12, 2014
Thornbrough 1307, University of Guelph
S. Nilsson
SIR 2014
Course Manager,
Vallda Golf & Country Club,
Gothenburg, Sweden
Practical Greenkeeping in Scandinavia
February 11, 2014
Cutten Fields, Guelph
J. Ross-Ibarra
University of California, Davis,
Davis, CA
Population Genetics of Maize Domestication, Adaptation and Modern Breeding
February 5, 2014
Thornbrough 1307, University of Guelph
Dr. Sandy Smith
Faculty of Forestry,
University of Toronto
Disturbing the Disturber: Biological Control of Invasive Species in our Forests
January 29, 2014
Thornbrough 1307, University of Guelph
Dr. Kari Dunfield
Tier 2 Canada Research Chair,
School of Environmental Sciences,
University of Guelph
Biodiversity and functioning of soil microbial communities in an agro-ecosystem
January 22, 2014
Thornbrough 1307, University of Guelph
Dr. Steven Newmaster
Associate Professor,
Department of Integrative Biology,
University of Guelph
From DNA Barcodes to Agricultural Applications*
January 15, 2014
Thornbrough 1307, University of Guelph

* - NB due to technical difficulties the first few minutes of the presentation were not recorded
2013 Seminars
Dr. Sean Myles
Assistant Professor and Canada Research,
Chair in Agricultural Genetic Diversity,
Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University
Improving fruit and wine: How genomics can help?
May 1, 2013
Thornbrough 1307, University of Guelph