CAES Seminar Series

2020-2021 SCHEDULE

CAES August 2020-December 2020 Seminar Series Listing


  1. Wednesday, August 19, 2020--Dr. Jill Wegrzyn, University of Connecticut, "Integrating Beyond Genomics: Cyberinfrastructure for Forest Health and Productivity." Video of the seminar:

  2. Wednesday, September 2, 2020--Dr. Doug Brackney, Dept. of Environmental Sciences, CAES, "Optimizing Community Scale Surveillance Efforts for SARS CoV-2." Video of the seminar:

  3. Wednesday, September 16, 2020--Dr. Ed Furlong, U.S. Geological Survey, Denver, CO, "Still Haven't Found What You're Looking For? Integrated Interdisciplinary Analyses May Be The Solution." Video of the seminar:

  4. Wednesday, September 30, 2020--Dr. Susanna Kerio, Dept. of Forestry and Horticulture, CAES, "Candidate Disease Resistance Genes for Populus trichocarpa Revealed by Genome-wide Association Mapping and Transcriptome Analysis." Video coming soon!

  5. Wednesday, October 14, 2020--Dr. Anna Hagstrom, CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, "PFAS Management in Connecticut and Beyond.” Video of the seminar:                                                                                                                                                         
  6. Wednesday, October 21, 2020--Ms. Mary Ellen Lemay, Director of Landowner Engagement, Aspetuck Land Trust, "Pollinator Pathways and The Green Corridor: Improving Biodiversity on Protected Land in Our Own Yards!" Video of the seminar:

  7. Wednesday, October 28, 2020--Dr. Elisha Allan, "Discovery of a New Diaporthe Pathogen Affecting Hops in Connecticut." Video of the seminar:

  8. Tuesday, November 10, 2020--Dr. Scott Williams, Dept. of Forestry and Horticulture, CAES, "Suppression of Vector Tick Populations in a Suburban Landscape Through Integrated Use of Host-targeted and Non-host Targeted Tick Control Measures." Video of the seminar:

  9. Wednesday, November 18, 2020--Dr. Megan Linske, Dept. of Entomology, CAES, “Researching the Impacts of a Warming Climate on Survival and Range Expansion of the Pathogen Vectors Ixodes scapularis and Amblyomma americanum.” Video of the seminar:

  10. Wednesday, December 2, 2020--Dr. Washington da Silva, Dept. of Plant Pathology and Ecology, CAES, "Survey for Grapevine Viruses in Connecticut." Video of the seminar:

  11. Wednesday, December 9, 2020--Dr. Jatinder Aulakh, Valley Laboratory, CAES,  "Evolution and Mechanisms of Herbicide Resistance in Weeds: A Palmer Amaranth Case Study." Video of the seminar:

  12. Wednesday, December 16, 2020--Dr. Christian Dimkpa, Dept. of Analytical Chemistry, CAES, "Micronutrients, The Underestimated Fertilizer: Agrochemicals for Improving Crop Productivity and Quality: From Conventional to Nano-scale." Video of the seminar:


CAES January 2021-May 2021 Seminar Series Listing




  1. Wednesday, January 6, 2021--Dr. Joseph McMillan, Dept. of Environmental Sciences, CAES, "Mosquito Larval Control for the Prevention of West Nile." Video of the seminar:
  2. Thursday, January 21--Dr. Peter Lepping, Psychiatrist and Honorary Prof. Bangor University in Wales and Mysore Medical College in India, “Delusional Infestation – What’s New." Video of the seminar:
  3. Thursday, February 4, 2021-Thomas J. Rawinski, Charles Bullard Fellow in Forest Research, Harvard University, "Deer Impact Mitigation at the Grassroots Levels: Progress and Challenges." Video of the seminar:
  4. Wednesday, February 10, 2021--Dr. Prem Bindraban, The International Fertilizer Development Center, Muscle Shoals, AL, "The Need for Innovative Fertilizers to Stay Within the Safe Operating Space of Our Planetary Boundaries." Video of the seminar:
  5. Wednesday, February 17, 2021--Sefra Alexandra and Dina Brewster, CT NOFA, "The Ecotype Project." Video of the seminar:
  6. Wednesday, February 24, 2021--Dr. Maria DeRosa, Dept. of Chemistry, Carleton University, "From Food Safety to Fertilizers: Combining Nanotechnology and Molecular Recognition." Video of the seminar:
  7. Wednesday, March 3, 2021--Dr. Sarah Hird, Dept. of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Connecticut, "Birds and Bacteria: Evolution of the Avian Microbiome." Video of the seminar:
  8. Cancelled--Wednesday, March 17, 2021--Dr. Allen Carson Cohen, Program Coordinator and Research Professor; Insect Rearing Education and Research Program, North Carolina State University, "How Silkworms Shaped Modern Rearing Science."
  9. Wednesday, March 31, 2021--Dr. Anne Anderson, Dept. of Biology, Utah State University, "Rules in the Rhizosphere."
  10. Wednesday, April 14, 2021--Dr. Cesar Rodriguez-Saona, Dept. of Entomology, Rutgers University, "Prospects of Manipulating Crop-Pest-Natural Enemy Interactions in Agroecosystems." Video of the seminar:
  11. Wednesday, April 28, 2021--Dr. Sara Nason, Dept. of Environmental Sciences, CAES, “Chemical Characterization of Primary Sewage Sludge Collected During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Trends in Pharmaceuticals, Drugs, and Other Molecules of Interest.” Video of the seminar:
  12. Wednesday, May 12, 2021--Dr. Susanna Keriö, Dept. of Forestry and Horticulture, CAES, "Perspectives on Urban Tree Health Management in Connecticut." Video of the seminar:
  13. Wednesday, May 26, 2021--DrTeja Shidore, Dept. of Plant Pathology and Ecology, CAES, "Nanoparticle-Aided RNA Delivery Systems for Tackling Destructive Plant Viruses." Video of the seminar:

2019-2020 SCHEDULE

CAES October 2019-May 2020 Seminar Series Listing


  1. Wednesday, October 9, 2019--Hyunho Kang, University of Minnesota and the Center for Sustainable Nanotechnology, Synthesis of Silica Nanoparticles: Controlled Release to Manage Crop Disease"

  2. Wednesday, October 23, 2019--Dr. Stephen Taerum, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Dept. of Plant Pathology and Ecology, "Protist Evolution and Diversity in the Termite Hindgut Symbiosis"

  3. Wednesday, November 6, 2019--Dr. John Burand, Professor, Dept. of Microbiology, University of Massachusetts Amherst, "Sterilizing Viruses as Potential Insect Control Agents"

  4. Wednesday, November 13, 2019--Steven Gephard, Supervising Fisheries Biologist, CT DEEP Fisheries Division, "Reconnecting Stream Habitat to Benefit Migratory Fish"

  5. Wednesday, December 4, 2019--Dr. Andrea Gloria-Soria, Assistant Scientist I, Dept. of Environmental Sciences, "Tracking Down Invasions of the Yellow Fever Mosquito, Aedes aegypti, at Different Time Scales"

  6. Wednesday, December 18, 2019--Dr. Robert Fahey, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Connecticut, “Measuring and Manipulating Forest Canopy Structure to Promote Ecosystem Functioning and Resilience”


  1. Wednesday, January 8, 2020--Dr. Rohit Sharma, Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Dept. of Environmental Sciences, “Photodynamic Inactivation of Leishmania braziliensis: A Potential Strategy for Vaccination Against Cutaneous Leishmaniasis”

  2. Tuesday, January 21, 2020--Dr. Hirotatsu Murano, Visiting Researcher in the Dept. of Environmental Sciences, CAES, from the Laboratory of Environmental Soil Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Meijo University, Nagoya, Japan, Dynamics of Pesticides in Soils Characteristic of Japan

  3. Wednesday, January 29, 2020--Dr. John Fortner, Professor, Dept. of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, Yale University, "Multifunctional Nanoscale Platform Materials for Advanced Environmental Applications"

  4. Wednesday, February 5, 2020--Dr. Kirby C. Stafford III, Chief Scientist, Dept. of Entomology, "Maggots and Murder: An Introduction to Forensic Entomology"

  5. Wednesday, February 19, 2020--Shuresh Ghimire, Assistant Extension Educator-Extension Vegetable Specialist, University of Connecticut Extension, "Growing Hemp in Connecticut: What We Learned from the 2019 Field Season"

  6. Wednesday, March 4, 2020--Dr. Walter Krol, Associate Scientist, Dept. of Analytical Chemistry, "Food Safety and ISO 17025 Accreditation"

  7. *CANCELED: Friday, March 20, 2020--Dr. James LaMondia, Chief Scientist, Valley Laboratory, "Management of Boxwood Blight"

  8. *CANCELED: Wednesday, April 1, 2020--Dr. Sarah Hird, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Connecticut, "Birds and Bacteria: An Introduction to the Avian Microbiome"
  9. *CANCELED: Wednesday, April 15, 2020--Dr. Lee Blaney, Associate Professor, Dept. of Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, title TBD

  10. *CANCELED: Wednesday, April 29, 2020--Dr. Jonathan Hulvey, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biology, Eastern Connecticut State University, "Uncovering Mechanisms of Fungicide Resistance and Detoxification"
  11. *CANCELED: Wednesday, May 13, 2020--Dr. Jatinder Aulakh, Assistant Scientist II, Valley Laboratory, “Nitrogen Fertilization and Herbicide Rates Affect Mugwort Control in a Cool Season Grass Pasture”

2018-2019 SCHEDULE

  1. Wednesday, September 26, 2018--Dr. Theodore Andreadis, Center for Vector Biology & Zoonotic Diseases, CAES Director, "Reflections on the Ecology and Epidemiology of Mosquito-Borne Viruses in Connecticut: An Analysis from 20 Years of Research and Surveillance

  2. *CANCELED--Friday, October 12, 2018--Lockwood Lecture--tea at 10:30 a.m., lecture at 11:00 a.m., Dr. Mathews Paret, University of Florida, North Florida Research and Education Center, Qunicy, FL, "Nanotechnology and Bacterial Disease Suppression in Florida Tomatoes"

  3. Wednesday, October 24, 2018-- Dr. Scott Williams, Department of Forestry and Horticulture, "Tick-Borne Disease Ecology Research Update and Future Direction"  

  4. Wednesday, November 7, 2018--RESCHEDULED TO TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11. Dr. Kendra Maas, Microbial Analysis, Resources, and Services (MARS); UConn CORE; title TBA

  5. Thursday, November 15, 2018--Dr. Abigail Maynard, Department of Forestry and Horticulture, "Composting and Utilization of Compost"

  6. Wednesday, November 21, 2018--RESCHEDULED TO THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15. Dr. Abigail Maynard, Department of Forestry and Horticulture, "Composting and Utilization of Compost"

  7. Wednesday, December 5, 2018--Michael Rickenbach, CT Dept. of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Chemical Analysis Section, “An Overview of Programs from the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection Chemical Analysis Laboratory

  8. Tuesday, December 11, 2018-- Dr. Kendra Maas, Microbial Analysis, Resources, and Services (MARS); UConn CORE, “Microbial Community Analysis: Combining Advances in Next-Gen Sequencing and Ecological Theory to Explore the Microbial Black Box

  9. Wednesday, December 19, 2018--Dr. James LaMondia, Valley Laboratory, “Connecticut Cigar Wrapper Tobacco: The Result of Practical Research and 380 Years of Tobacco Production"


  1.  Wednesday, January 9, 2019--Dr. Josie Hyde, Department of Environmental Sciences, "The Ecology of Australian Diving Beetles: A Subterranean Pool Party, B.Y.O.G."

  2. Wednesday, January 16, 2018--Dr. Hannah Reynolds, Biology Department, Western Connecticut State University; “Evolutionary Genomics of Psychedelic and Pathogenic Fungi

  3. Wednesday, January 23, 2019--Dr. Zhouqi Cui, Department of Plant Pathology and Ecology, “Bacterial pathogen Dickeya dadantii differentiates into functional units during the invasion of plants

  4. Wednesday, February 6, 2019--Dr. Gale Ridge, Department of Entomology, “The Devil’s Bait: The Chaos of Delusionary Infestations, Where Lives Are Ruined and Occasionally Lost

  5. Wednesday, February 20, 2019-- Dr. Kirby Stafford, Department of Entomology, “CAES History Part 2: 109 Years of “Field Day” at Lockwood Farm

  6. Wednesday, March 6, 2019--Dr. Melody Keena, Forest Service Northern Research Station, Hamden, “A Tale of Two Anoplophora, Which Poses the Greater Threat?”

  7. Thursday, March 21, 2019--Ms. Deborah Surabian, State Soil Scientist, Connecticut and Rhode Island, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service, “Subaqueous Soils – It’s Not Just Mud

  8. Wednesday, April 3, 2019--Dr. Nubia Zuverza-Mena, Department of Analytical Chemistry, “Emerging Contaminants: Not New Pollutants, but Current Concerns

  9. Tuesday, April 9, 2019--Dr. Pam Marrone, Founder and CEO, Marrone Bio Innovations, “The History, Status and Potential of Biologicals for Pest Management and Plant Health”

  10. Wednesday, April 17, 2019--Dr. Elisha Allen-Perkins, Valley Laboratory, “Reintroducing Hops to Connecticut: Varietal Testing and Integrated Pest Management”

  11. Friday, April 26, 2019--Dr. Tania Maria Guardado Alvarez, TGA Scientific Consulting and Co-Owner of Xotramorphic LLC, “Surface Functionalization of Nanoparticles for Applications from Drug Delivery to Nanoproteomics

  12. Wednesday, May 1, 2019--Dr. Yi Yang, Department of Environmental Sciences, “Peroxymonosulfate-based Oxidation Processes for Pollutant Degradation in Water”

  13. Wednesday, May 22, 2019--Dr. Daniel Cooley, Stockbridge School of Agriculture, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, “Using Decision Support Systems to Guide Fungicide Spray Programs and Management of Apple Scab”


2017-2018 SCHEDULE

CAES October 2017-June 2018 Seminar Series Listing


  1. Thursday, October 12, 2017--Dr. Charles Vossbrinck, Department of Environmental Science, CAES, “Genomic Ecology of the Microsporidia

  2. Wednesday, November 1, 2017-- Dr. Jeffrey Ward, Department of Forestry and Horticulture, CAES,  Crop Tree Management in Fully and Poorly Stocked Stands” 

  3. Tuesday, November 7, 2017-- Dr. Jie Wang, Department of Plant Pathology and Ecology, Michigan State University, “Population Genetics and Disease Management of the Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome Pathogen Fusarium virguliforme"

  4. Wednesday, November 29, 2017--Dr. Kirby C. Stafford III, Department of Entomology, CAES, “The Lone Star Tick in Connecticut: A New Tick and Associated Diseases on the Horizon

  5. Wednesday, December 6, 2017--Henry Talmage, Executive Director, CT Farm Bureau Association, “CT Agriculture in 2018: A Discussion of Trends and Analysis by Sector”

  6. Wednesday, December 20, 2017--Juli Gould, USDA, “Progress Towards Biocontrol of Emerald Ash Borer”



  1. Wednesday, January 3, 2018--Dr. Wade Elmer, Department of Plant Pathology & Ecology, CAES, “Nanoparticles for Plant Disease Control” 

  2. Wednesday, January 17, 2018--Dr. Joseph Pignatello, Department of Environmental Science, CAES, "Roles of Biochars and Other Carbons in Agricultural and Environmental Management" 

  3. Wednesday, January 31, 2018--Dr. Carole Cheah, Valley Laboratory, CAES, “Climate Impacts on Hemlock Woolly Adelgid in the Northeast”

  4. Wednesday, February 14, 2018--Dr. Martin Gent, Department of Forestry & Horticulture, CAES, "Modeling Translocation and Metabolism in Plants"

  5. Wednesday, February 21, 2018--Yangchao Luo, UConn, “Nanoscale Oral Delivery Systems Made from All Natural Ingredients and Their Potential Applications in Functional Foods

  6. Wednesday, February 28, 2018--Dr. DeWei Li, Valley Laboratory, CAES, “Update on Ethnomycology: fungi and human beings

  7. Thursday, March 15, 2018--Dr. Kimberly Stoner, Department of Entomology, CAES,  “Tracking Sources of Pesticides in Pollen Trapped from Honeybees

  8. Wednesday, March 28, 2018--Dr. Scott Williams, Department of Forestry & Horticulture, CAES, "Tick-borne disease ecology: Concerns for forest and public health alike"

  9. Wednesday, April 11, 2018 --Prof. Julia Kuzovkina, Department of Analytical Chemistry, UConn, “Willows Beyond Wetlands: Uses of Salix L. Species for Ecosystem Services

  10. Wednesday, April 25, 2018--Dan Gage, Department of Plant Pathology and Ecology, UConn, “Soil Protists - Enhancing the Growth of Plant Growth Promoting Bacteria

  11. Thursday, May 10, 2018--Dr. Teja Shidore, Department of Plant Pathology and Ecology, CAES, "Bacterial Toxin-Antitoxin Systems: Implications for Plant Disease"

  12. Wednesday, May 23, 2018--Dr. Christina Robb, Department of Analytical Chemistry, CAES, “Select Agent Analysis at CAES

  13. Wednesday, June 20, 2018--Ms. Clarisse Liné, Ecolab, Toulouse, France, "Impacts and Detection of Carbon Nanotubes on Plants

2016-2017 SCHEDULE



  1. Wednesday, September 28, 2016--Dr. Jeffrey Ward, Department of Forestry and Horticulture, CAES, "Roadside Forest Management: Tree-by-Tree"

  2. Wednesday, October 19, 2016--Mr. Gregory Bugbee, Department of Environmental Sciences, CAES, "Invasive Aquatic Plants-The State of the State" 

  3. Thursday, October 27, 2016--Dr. Leslie Brandt, Northern Institute of Applied Climate Sciences, U.S. Forest Service, "A Framework for Adapting Forests and Agricultural Resources of Climate Change"

  4. Wednesday, November 2, 2016--Dr. Claire RutledgeDepartment of Entomology, CAES, "Biosurveillance, Detecting an Alien Invasive Beetle Using a Native Wasp" 

  5. Wednesday, November 9, 2016--Dr. Jeffrey Powell, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, "Population Genetics to Understand and Control Vectors: Aedes aegypti, a Case Study"
  6. Wednesday, November 17, 2016--Dr. Katja Maurer, Valley Laboratory, CAES, “Hops – A New Crop for Connecticut”
  7. Wednesday, December 7, 2016--Dr. Lindsay Triplett, Department of Plant Pathology & Ecology, CAES, "American Heirloom: Looking to a Heritage Crop for Solutions to Modern Agricultural Problems"

  8. Wednesday, December 21, 2016-- Prof. Baoshan Xing, Stockbridge School of Agriculture, University of Massachusetts, “Engineered Nanomaterials in the Environment”



  1. Wednesday, January 4, 2017--Dr. Nichole Broderick, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, The Institute of Systems Genomics at the University of Connecticut, “The Microbiome in Health and Disease: Using a Fly Model to Understand Host-microbe Interactions” 

  2. Wednesday, January 18, 2017--Dr. Robert Marra, Department of Plant Pathology & Ecology, CAES, "Accounting for decay and carbon loss in trees: a novel and nondestructive approach using tomography" 

  3. Wednesday, February 1, 2017--Dr. Lawrence F. Gall, Head, Computer Systems Office and Entomology Collections Manager, Peabody Museum of Natural History, “Of Moths, Museums, and Digitization”

  4. Wednesday, February 15, 2017--Dr. Richard Cowles, Valley Laboratory, CAES, “Neonicotinoids and Honeybees”

  5. Wednesday, March 1, 2017--Dr. Donald Aylor, Department of Pathology and Ecology, CAES, "A Biophysical Framework for Modeling Aerial Dispersal of Plant Pathogens"

  6. Wednesday, March 15, 2017--Dr. Walter Krol, Department of Analytical Chemistry, CAES, “Pesticide Residues in Food Sold in Connecticut: The Road to Gaining ISO Accreditation”

  7. Friday, March 17, 2017--Comm. Steven Reviczky, Connecticut Department of Agriculture, "Agriculture in Connecticut"

  8. Wednesday, March 29, 2017--Prof. Beth Lawrence, Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, Center for Environmental Science & Engineering, University of Connecticut, Storrs, "Impacts of Invasive Cattail (Typha x glauca) Management on Wetland Ecosystems Services"

  9. Wednesday, April 12, 2017--Dr. Gale Ridge, Department of Entomology, CAES, “The Maligned Human Bed Bug: A Masterpiece in Adaptation and Survival”

  10. Wednesday, April 26, 2017--Dr. Zheng Wang, Yale University, “Traffic lights to fungal sex–toward systems biology of the asexual-sexual switch in fungi”

  11. Wednesday, May 10, 2017--Dr. Craig Brodersen, Assistant Professor of Plant Physiological Ecology, Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, "Using 3D X-ray Imaging to Study the Vulnerability of Plant Vascular Systems to Drought and Pathogens"

  12. Wednesday, May 17, 2017--Dr. Ben Niu, Department of Microbiology and Immunobiology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, "After the Plant-Root Microbiome...What Next?"

  13. Wednesday, May 24, 2017-- Dr. Nubia Zuverza-Mena, Department of Analytical Chemistry, CAES, “The Good/Bad and the Unknown about Nanotechnology” 

2015-2016 SCHEDULE


  1. Wednesday, October 7--Dr. Quan Zeng, Dept. of Plant Pathology and Ecology, CAES, "Using comparative genomics approaches to understand an emerging turf grass disease: what questions can we ask and what do we learn?" 

  2. Wednesday, October 21--Dr. Luca Pagano, Dept. of Life Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy, "Functional toxicogenomics of metal-based nanoparticles in model organisms"

  3. Wednesday, November 4--Dr. Lili He, Dept. of Food Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, "Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy: a next generation analytical tool for detection and characterization of nanoparticle contaminants" 

  4. Wednesday, November 25--Dr. Neil Schultes, Dept. of Plant Pathology and Ecology, CAES, "Purine and pyrimidine transporters in plants and select microbes"

  5. Wednesday, December 9--Dr. Elizabeth Roberts, Southern Connecticut State University, “Fungi, fescue, and a tripartite microbial mutualism”



  1. Wednesday, January 6--Dr. Victoria L. Smith, Dept. of Entomology, CAES, style="font-family: 'Open Sans', open-sans, sans-serif;">“Inspection, registration, and early detection: activities of the Office of the State Entomologist”

  2. Wednesday, January 13--Dr. Kirby C. Stafford III, Dept. of Entomology, CAES, "The birth of an idea: a history of the first agricultural experiment station CAES" (Flyer) (Full Presentation)

  3. Wednesday, January 27--Dr. Peter J. Krause, Senior Research Scientist, Dept. of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Medicine, “Emerging tick-borne infections: Babesiosis and hard tick relapsing fever”

  4. Wednesday, February 17--Dr. Jeffrey Ward, Dept. of Forestry and Horticulture, CAES, “Mixing applied and basic research—crop tree management” 

  5. Wednesday, March 9--Dr. Adriana Arango-Velez, Dept. of Forestry and Horticulture, CAES, “Environmental challenges and trees…who wins the battle?” 

  6. Wednesday, March 30--Dr. Richard Cowles, Valley Laboratory, CAES, “Against the wind: challenges in applying behavioral manipulation to manage spotted wing drosophila”

  7. Wednesday, April 13--Dr. Sam Telford, Tufts University, “Emergence, expansion, and changes in the frequency of vector-borne diseases in the US”

  8. Wednesday, April 20--Dr. Anthony DeNicola, White Buffalo, “Can tick-associated disease risks be mitigated through deer management?”

  9. Wednesday, April 27--Dr. Doug Brackney, Dept. of Environmental Sciences, CAES, “Genetic bottlenecks, RNAi-mediated diversification and selective constraints collectively influence the evolution of Powassan virus"

  10. Tuesday, May 10-- Dr. Blaire Steven, Dept. of Environmental Sciences, CAES, A microbial ecological perspective on sudden vegetation dieback in coastal wetlands”

  11. Wednesday, May 25-- Paula Schenck, M.P.H., Director, Indoor Environments and Health Programs, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, UConn Health Center, “Mold Exposure and health: Why has it become more of a concern? What does exposure mean to health? What have we learned about added risks, as communities recover from catastrophic weather?"