Hello Forpathers and Forenters,
This is addressed to US-based scientists and others (including managers) interested in tree resistance to pathogens and insects as a tool to manage invasions. If you are not one of these people, please free to discard the message! Also, I apologize for the multiple messages if you are on both lists.
Caterina Villari (D.B. Warnell School of Forestry & Natural Resources, University of Georgia) and I have prepared a document in response to a USDA NIFA request called “NIFA Listens: Investing in Science to Transform Lives.” (Please see attached.) Our document is also attached.
Caterina and I would like to know if anyone in the US interested in tree resistance is also interested in co-signing the document. Unfortunately we do not have time to edit or consider even minor changes, because the document is due into NIFA by the end of tomorrow, Dec. 1, 2017. If you are interested in co-signing the document AS IS, please send your name and affiliation to Caterina cvillari(a)uga.edu<mailto:email@example.com>.
Thank you all for your consideration of this request!
[Ohio State University]
Pierluigi (Enrico) Bonello Professor
Department of Plant Pathology
201 Kottman Hall | 2021 Coffey Road Columbus, OH 43210
614-688-5401 Office | 614-292-4455 Fax
Center for Applied Plant Sciences: http://caps.osu.edu<http://caps.osu.edu/>
Translational Plant Sciences Graduate Program: http://tpsgp.osu.edu
Environmental Science Graduate Program: http://esgp.osu.edu<http://esgp.osu.edu/>/
Infectious Diseases Institute: https://idi.osu.edu/
The STEAM Factory: https://steamfactory.osu.edu/
Planning is proceeding well on the
The 6th International Workshop on the Genetics of Tree-Parasite Interactions:
Tree Resistance to Insects and Diseases: Putting Promise into Practice
We have had a great response to our earlier first announcement. If you did not reply to our previous announcement but are interested in attending, please let us know so that we can add you to our mailing list)
Visit the website for more details on the workshop https://treeresistance2018.ca.uky.edu/
We now are soliciting Abstracts for Oral and Poster presentations for the workshop.
There will also be two publication outlets from the workshop: (1) a special journal issue of Plants, People, Planet, and (2) a proceedings - see attachments and website for details
NOTE: To keep more of a workshop format (and for the special facilities we have selected to host the workshop) we will cap attendance at ~110 participants.
URGENT: (1) Note that the due date for abstracts is January 21, 2018
(2) It is also urgent to reserve lodging by Jan. 30, to keep our block of rooms at this facility (no other lodging nearby)
See the 2 attachments for details.
Contact Jennifer Koch (jkoch(a)fs.fed.us<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>) or Richard Sniezko (rsniezko(a)fs.fed.us<mailto:email@example.com>) with any questions, and to ensure we add you to future mailings. Please pass along the announcement to colleagues working with Genetic Resistance in trees.
For more information: https://treeresistance2018.ca.uky.edu/
* 5th International Workshop on the Genetics of Tree-Parasite Interactions, Orleans, France, 2015, https://colloque.inra.fr/tree-parasite-interactions2015
* 4th International Workshop on Disease and Insect Resistance in Forest Trees (2011) Eugene, Oregon, 2011, http://ucanr.edu/sites/tree_resistance_2011conference/Home/ (Sniezko et al., 2012)
* Mechanisms and Deployment of Resistance in Trees to Insects, Iguassu, Spain, 2000 (Wagner et al., 2002)
* Breeding Insect and Disease Resistant Forest Trees Eugene, Oregon, 1982
* 3rd International Workshop on Resistance to Diseases and Pests in Forest Trees, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 1980 (Heybroek et al., 1982)
* Workshop on Biology of Rust Resistance in Forest Trees, Moscow, Idaho, 1969 (considered the 2nd International Workshop in this series) (Bingham et al., 1972)
* Workshop on Breeding Pest-Resistant Trees, University Park, Pennsylvania, 1964 (considered the 1st International Workshop in this series) (Gerhold et al., 1966)
We look forward to hearing from you.
[Forest Service Shield]
Richard A. Sniezko, PhD
Dorena Genetic Resource Center
34963 Shoreview Drive
Cottage Grove, OR 97424
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Caring for the land and serving people
Jennifer Koch, PhD
Northern Research Station, Project NRS-16
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Dear friends and colleagues,
The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre is advertising an "open-subject" 2-year post doc position (fully funded) related to climate change. Our forest pathology lab at SLU Alnarp in particular encourages applications for project ideas that incorporate climate effects on one or more pathosystems. If you would know someone who would be qualified and interested to apply, please feel free to pass along this information. See attachment for more instructions.
Dr. Michelle Cleary
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences/ Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre/Sydsvensk Skogsvetenskap
Box 49, SE-23053, Alnarp, Sweden
Visiting address : Sundsvägen 3, Alnarp
Telephone (office) : +46 (0)40 415181
Telephone (mobile) : +46 (0)76 7878771
Email : Michelle.Cleary(a)slu.se<mailto:Michelle.Cleary@slu.se>
Website : http://www.slu.se/sv/institutioner/sydsvensk-skogsvetenskap/personal/michel…
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better". Albert Einstein
Dear friends and colleagues,
I’m forwarding an advertisement for a postdoctoral position at WSL in Switzerland. See below and attached.
For further information please contact Valentin Queloz, valentin.queloz(a)wsl.ch<mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>
Coordinator, IUFRO Division 7 (Forest Health)
We are still searching for an excellent PostDoc candidate for a 2-years position @ WSL Switzerland.
The candidate should be able to manage big data and should have modelling knowledge. The candidate should have studied forestry or environmental sciences. Experience with ash dieback or emerald ash borer is an advantage.
The attached document provides more information about the position.
Thanks you for spreading this information.
Many thanks and best regards
Eidg. Forschungsanstalt WSL
Dr. Valentin Queloz
Waldschutz CH | Protection des forêts CH Pflanzenschutzlabor C10 Zürcherstrasse 111
+41 44 739 2388 phone
+41 44 739 2215 fax
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