2013 Meeting

Organized by Dr. Jay Shockey
Dr. Ken Korth Dept. of Plant Pathology, University of Arkansas-Fayetteville
“Exploring the role of triterpene saponins in plant-pest defenses using a metabolomic approach”

Dr. Eric Schmelz USDA-ARS, Center for Medical, Agricultural & Veterinary Entomology, Gainesville, Florida
“Newly discovered maize metabolites involved in signaling and defense against biotic attack”

Dr. Natalia Dudareva Dept. of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
““Biosynthesis, regulation and metabolic engineering of plant secondary metabolites”

Dr. Linda Walling Center for Plant Cell Biology, University of California, Riverside
““Plant defense responses to phloem-feeding insects: the role of plant leucine aminopeptidases”