Graduate Research Seminar Series

HORT 792

Nutrien Building Room 163

Spring Semester
Tuesdays, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Please email Dr. Jessica Prenni with questions about this seminar series.

Seminar Schedule

1/16No SeminarNo Seminar
1/23Remembering resilience: Drawing on traditional agricultural
practices to climate-proof our staple crops
Alex McAlvay, Ph.D.
Research Scientist, Institute of
Economic Botany, New York Botanical
1/30Characterizing Genetic Architecture of Traits Versus Variety Development in Cannabis sativaBrian Campbell, Ph.D.
Plant Breeder, Charlotte’s Web, Inc.
2/6You've got the power: How many experimental units do
you need in YOUR research to achieve statistical power?
Allisa Linfield, M.S.
HLA Graduate Student
2/13Bringing Innovative and Interdisciplinary Sensory Science to
Colorado State University
Martha Calvert, Ph.D.
Sensory Manager, CSU Spur
2/20Evaluation of peach rootstock performance on tree vigor limitation, productivity, and fruit quality for use in Colorado orchard systemsJeff Pieper, M.S.
HLA Graduate Student
2/27Characterizing smoke taint in hops (Humulus lupulus)Brandon Sandoval
HLA Graduate Student
3/5A Strained Relationship: The Effects of Pruning Treatments on Wind-Induced Bending Moments of Colorado Blue Spruce (Picea pungens)David Leinbach
HLA Graduate Student
3/19Cellulose Nanocrystals derived from hemp agro waste - a
green bioproduction for sustainability and circular economy
in Colorado
Vivian Li, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of
Design and Merchandising
3/26Evaluating the Efficacy and Impact of Sanitizers in Controlling Pathogenic Bacteria via Irrigation WaterValeria Santillan Oleas
HLA Graduate Student
4/2TBDRachel Jones, M.Ed.
HLA Graduate Student
4/9Breeding for Biofortication: Genomics of Sorghum Carotenoid BioaccessibilityRae McDowell
HLA Graduate Student
4/16TBDDavid Zapata
HLA Graduate Student
4/23Evaluating Medicinal Herb Production in a Colorado Rooftop Agrivoltaic SystemBrian Adams
HLA Graduate Student
4/30Evaluating Leafy Green Production in a Colorado Rooftop Agrivoltaics SystemArmando Villa-Ignacio
HLA Graduate Student