Seminars

Current research discussions are presented by Graduate level students and NMSU faculty. Graduate Enrichment Seminar's are only held throughout Spring and Fall Semesters. Seminars will take place in Gerald Thomas Hall, Room 200, unless otherwise indicated.

Seminar Speaker Title
January 18 at 3:30 PM - First Friday Kickoff Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, NMSU (GT auditorium)Nine researchers from the PES department will each present a 5-minute lightning speech on their research
March 29 at 3:30 PM - No seminar Class only
February 1 at 3:30 PM - Emily Indriolo, Biology Department, NMSU (GT auditorium) "Examining pollen-pistil interactions in the Brassicaceae; trafficking and signaling events during compatible pollination "
February 8 at 3:30 PM -
Israel Joukhadar, PhD candidate, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, NMSU (GT auditorium)
"Comparative mechanical harvest efficiency of six New Mexico pod-type Green Chile cultivars"
February 15 at 3:30 PM - Vanaja Kankarla, PhD candidate, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (GT room 194)"Irrigation water salinity effects on germination and emergence of alfalfa, triticale and quinoa"
February 22 at 3:30 PM -
Bert Siville, PhD candidate, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (GT auditorium)

Josue Gutierrez, Masters candidate, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (GT auditorium)

"Optimization of algal turf scrubber technology"

"TBA"
March 1 at 3:30 PM -
Lindsay Keller, Masters candidate, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (GT auditorium)

Hanan Elassbi, PhD candidate, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (GT auditorium)

"Biochar impacts in arid agricultural soils"

"Evaluation of cotton cultivars and breeding lines for resistance to bacterial blight"
March 8 at 3:30PM - Hasti Mozaffari, PhD candidate, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (GT auditorium)"Alterations in photosynthesis and energy reserves in the red microalga, Galdieria sulphuraria"
March 15 at 3:30 PM - Scott Goetz, Northern Arizona University at Flagstaff (GT auditorium)"Advancing remote sensing science through the Arctic Boreal Vulnerability Experiment (ABoVE) and the Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI)"
March 22 at 3:30 PM - Jackie Jarvis, PhD, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (GT auditorium)"Complex mixture analysis by ultrahigh resolution mass spectrometry"
March 29 at 3:30 PM - No seminar Spring Break
April 5 at 3:30 PM
Yi Zhu, PhD candidate, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (GT auditorium)

Akram Ben Ali, PhD candidate, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (GT auditorium)

"Pathogenicity test of Fusarium wilt and screening germplasm lines for wilt resistance in cotton"

"Irrigation with brackish groundwater and impacts of reverse osmosis on soil thermal properties"
April 12 at 3:30 PM -
Andrew Dominguez, Masters candidate, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (GT auditorium)

Esmaiil Mokarighahroodokram, PhD candidate, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (GT auditorium)

"Comparing rhizosphere communities of native black grama & invasive Lehmann lovegrass"

"Numerical modeling of nitrate in a flood-irrigated pecan orchard "
April 19 at 3:30 PM - No seminarSpring holiday
April 26 at 3:30 PM - Charles Havlik, PhD candidate, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (GT auditorium)"Comparing rhizosphere communities of native black grama & invasive Lehmann lovegrass"
May 3 at 3:30 PM -
Vesh Thapa, PhD candidate, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (GT auditorium)

Hannah Rheay, Masters candidate, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences (GT auditorium)

"Land use effects on soil health in semiarid drylands "

"Characterization of native hops (Humulus lupulus neomexicanus)"