Student Flash Talks

Some student Authors have been assigned oral, 4-minute Flash Talks. These “flash” presentations will provide additional opportunities for interaction between conference attendees and student researchers.

Flash Talks will take place on Wednesday, June 25, 3:50 pm – 4:50 pm, & Thursday, June 26, 4:40 pm – 5:50 pm, at the Hyatt Regency Austin


Andrew Walker, University of California, Davis

Wednesday, June 25 (3:50 pm – 4:50 pm)

3:50 pm – 3:54 pm Identification of True Hybrids of Vitis aestivalis-derived Norton-based Populations Using Molecular Markers
Pragya Adhikari, Missouri State University, Springfield
3:54 pm – 3:58 pm Soil Geochemistry Fingerprints of Texas Hill Country Syrah Vineyards: Implications for Wine Differences?
Rebecca Barbosa, University of Houston-Downtown, Texas
3:58 pm – 4:02 pm Trellis Conversion of Traditional Systems and Irrigation Stress Effects on a Procumbent Grapevine in Warm Climate
Andrew L. Beebe, California State University, Fresno
4:02 pm – 4:06 pm Merlot Versus Cabernet Sauvignon Brand and Consumer Selection
Stephen Bok, California State University, East Bay
4:06 pm – 4:10 pm Interactive Effects of Mechanical Leaf Removal and Regulated Deficit Irrigation on Merlot Grapevines in Warm Climate
Michael J. Cook, California State University, Fresno
4:10 pm – 4:14 pm Grape Rootstock-Scion Interactions and Their Influence on Ripening Periods and the Initiation of Senescence
Jean C. Dodson, University of California, Davis
4:14 pm – 4:18 pm Using a Rhizotron to Evaluate Deep and Shallow Rooting in Grape Rootstocks
Joaquin Fraga, University of California, Davis
4:18 pm – 4:22 pm Potential to Eradicate Xiphinema Index Using the Bioantagonistic Rootstock O39-16
Evan Goldman, University of California, Davis
4:22 pm – 4:26 pm Ethanol and Acetic Acid Content of Sour-Rotted Winegrapes and Disease Control with Antimicrobial and Insecticide Sprays
Megan E. Hall, Cornell University, New York
4:26 pm – 4:30 pm Population Dynamics, Gene Flow, and Sources of Chloride Exclusion in Wild Vitis from the Southwest United States
Claire C. Heinitz, University of California, Davis
4:30 pm – 4:34 pm Effect of Coinoculation on Chambourcin Wine Quality
Laura J. Homich, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
4:34 pm – 4:38 pm The Phenomenon of Cavitation in Grapevine (Vitis vinifera): Unraveling Implicated Mechanisms
Ines Pilar Hugalde, Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria, Argentina
4:38pm – 4:42 pm Delay of Budbreak on Edelweiss Grapevines with Multiple Applications of Amigo Oil and Naphthaleneacetic Acid
Benjamin A. Loseke, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
4:42 pm – 4:46 pm Fingerprinting Wine Blends Using Indicator Displacement Assays
Lina Mahmood, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin

Thursday, June 26 (4:40 pm – 5:50 pm)

4:40 pm – 4:44 pm Are Norton and Cynthiana Synonyms? A Genome-wide Comparative Assessment Using Microsatellite Markers
Mia Mann, Missouri State University, Springfield
4:44 pm – 4:48 pm Functional Microclimate Size in Powdery Mildew Epidemiology and Impacts for Forecasting and Disease Control
Brianna McGuire, University of California, Davis
4:48 pm – 4:52 pm Postharvest Impact of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Halyomorpha halys) Taint in Wine
Pallavi Mohekar, Oregon State University, Corvallis
4:52 pm – 4:56 pm Influence of Soil Characteristics on Wine: Comparison of Syrah wines from Six Texas Hill Country Vineyards
Antonio Moreno, University of Houston-Downtown, Texas
4:56 pm – 5:00 pm Effects of Rootstock Selection and Irrigation Stress on Yield and Phenolic Composition of Zinfandel in Hot Climate
Clinton C. Nelson, California State University, Fresno
5:00 pm – 5:04 pm Relationship of Yeast Dynamics and Chemical/Sensory Profiles of Inoculated and Spontaneous Chardonnay and Pinot noir
Marissa Neuner, The University of British Columbia, Canada
5:04 pm – 5:08 pm Genetic Mapping of Powdery Mildew Resistance in the Wild Chinese Species Vitis piasezkii
Daniel Pap, University of California, Davis
5:08 pm – 5:12 pm Comparison of California Heritage Zinfandel and Primitivo Grapevine Selections in Napa Valley, California
Michael Penn, University of California, Davis
5:12 pm – 5:16 pm Quantifying Cumulative Wine Oxidation via Acetaldehyde Condensation Reaction Products
Ana L. Peterson, University of California, Davis
5:16 pm – 5:20 pm Fungal Diseases in Grapevine: Phenotypic Assays on a Vitis aestivalis-derived Norton-based Population
Surya Sapkota, Missouri State University, Springfield
5:20 pm – 5:24 pm Yeast Diversity and Composition in Spontaneous Fermentations of Two Varietals at Three Canadian Wineries
Chrystal Marie Scholl, The University of British Columbia, Canada
5:24 pm – 5:28 pm Effect of Exogenous Acetaldehyde during Fermentation on Red Wine Tannins and Astringency
Marlena K. Sheridan, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
5:28 pm – 5:32 pm Understanding Carryover of Vitis labrusca Associated Aromas in Vitis vinifera Wines
Jared C. Smith, Pennsylvania State University, University Park
5:32 pm – 5:36 pm Limits on Red Wine Tannin Extraction and Additions: The Role of Pathogenesis-related Proteins
Lindsay F. Springer, Cornell University, New York
5:36 pm – 5:40 pm Profiles, and Antioxidant and Antimicrobial Activities of Fifty-Eight Muscadine Varietal Skin and Seed Polyphenols
Changmou Xu, University of Florida, Gainesville