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Joseph (Joey) Michael Hulbert

Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute, University of Pretoria, Dept. of Plant & Soil Science, Private Bag X20, Hatfield, Pretoria 0002, South Africa.

+27-73-871-3066 (SA)
1-541-908-5129 (USA)
joey.hulbert@fabi.up.ac.za

 

EDUCATION

2015-2018 (expected)

PhD Plant Pathology, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute, Dept. of Plant & Soil Science, University of Pretoria, South Africa. Dissertation: Phytophthora diversity in the Cape Floristic Region. Primary Supervisor: Mike Wingfield. Co-Supervisors: Treena Burgess, Francois Roets.

2016-2018

Affiliate Research Student Dept. of Conservation Ecology & Entomology, Stellenbosch University, South Africa.

2012-2014

Dual MSc Dept. of Botany & Plant Pathology, Dept. of Wood Science & Engineering, Oregon State University. Thesis: Phytosanitation of Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) logs to mitigate the risk of artificially disseminating Phytophthora ramorum within the global trade of timber. Advisors: Everett Hansen & Jeff Morrell.

2006-2010

BSc Dept. of Natural Resource Sciences, Washington State University. Undergraduate Thesis: Influence of climatic variables on forest growth in the Sierra Nevada Mountains.

 

INITIATIVES

2016-

Project leader, Cape Citizen Science (http://citsci.co.za), Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute, University of Pretoria, Stellenbosch University, DST-NRF Centre of Excellence in Tree Health Biotechnology.

2012-2014

Co-founder, Inspiration Dissemination (http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/inspiration/), KBVR 88.7fm, Oregon State University.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Hulbert JM, Agne M, Burgess T, Roets F, Wingfield M. 2017 Urban environments provide opportunities for early detections of Phytophthora invasions, Biological Invasions 19:3629–3644.

Hulbert JM. 2016. Citizen science tools available for ecological research in South Africa, Commentary, South African Journal of Science, 112:5/6.

Peterson E, Hansen EM, Hulbert JM. 2014. Source or Sink? The role of soil and water borne inoculum in the dispersal of Phytophthora ramorum in Oregon tanoak forests. Forest Ecology and Management, 322:48-57.

 

ACADEMIC HONORS & AWARDS

2018

Travel Fund, British Society for Plant Pathology

2018

Stephen A. Johnston Student Travel Award, American Phytopathological Society

2016

Getting the Message to the Public, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute

2016

Best Student Personal Website, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute

2015

Best PhD Oral Presentation, Dept. of Plant Science Postgraduate Research Symposium

2014-2015

Graduate Scholarship, Oregon Lottery

2014

Travel Award, Oregon State University Graduate School

2014

Student Travel Award, Botany and Plant Pathology Graduate Student Association

2014

Bartholomew Memorial Scholarship

2014

Most Innovative Radio Program, Intercollegiate Broadcasting System

2014

Best WSE Oral Presentation, Western Forestry Graduate Research Symposium

2013-2014

Schutz Family Fellowship

2013-2014

Alfred W. Moltke Fellowship

2013-2014

Jack & Lila Saubert Fellowship

2013-2014

Larry Moore Award for Graduate Education in Plant Pathology

2013

Student Travel Award, Western International Forest Disease Work Conference

 

OUTREACH GRANTS

2018

Social Impact Grant, Faculty of AgriScience, Stellenbosch University

2017

Mathre Education Endowment Award, American Phytopathological Society

2017

Plant Pathology Promotion Fund, British Society for Plant Pathology

 

CROWDFUNDED PROJECTS

2017

Engage Kayamandi Youth in Cape Citizen Science with Vision Afrika, DOI:10.18258/8690

2015

Discovering Plant Destroyers in South Africa with Citizen Science,
DOI:10.18258/2066

 

PRESENTATIONS AT PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS

International Conferences

Hulbert JM, Burgess T, Roets F, Wingfield MJ. 2017. Public engagement to survey Phytophthora in South Africa, IUFRO Working Party ‘Phytophthora in forests and natural ecosystems’ (7.02.09), Sapa, Vietnam. Oral Presentation.

Hulbert JM, Roux J, Burgess T, Roets F, Wingfield MJ. 2017. Citizen science initiatives: opportunities to manage global forest pest challenges, IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress, Freiburg, Germany. Oral Presentation.

Hulbert JM, Roux J, Burgess T, Roets F, Wingfield MJ. 2017. Cape Citizen Science: public engagement to detect and discover Phytophthora species in South Africa, IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress, Freiburg, Germany. Poster Presentation.

Hulbert JM, De Beer ZW, Wingfield MJ. 2017. Cape Citizen Science: public engagement for plant disease research in a biodiversity hotspot, International Botanical Congress, Shenzhen, China, Poster Presentation (not presenting author).

Hulbert JM, Morrell JJ, Hansen EM, 2014. Wooden Vectors of Phytophthora ramorum: Are Douglas-fir Logs a Risk? Seventh Meeting of the IUFRO Working Party 7.02.09 Phytophthora in Forests and Natural Ecosystems, Esquel, Argentina. Poster Presentation (not presenting author).

Peterson E, Hulbert JM, Hansen EM. 2012. Roads and streams are not significant pathways for SOD spread in tanoak forests. 6th IUFRO Phytophthora in Forest and Natural Ecosystems. Cordoba, Spain. Oral Presentation (not presenting author).

South African Conferences

Hulbert JM, Roets FR. 2017. Indigenous plant pathogens and their contributions to plant community diversity, Fynbos Forum, Swellendam, South Africa. Oral Presentation.

Hulbert JM, Roets FR. 2017. Revealing hidden threats to fynbos biodiversity with citizen science, Fynbos Forum, Swellendam, South Africa. Oral Presentation.

Hulbert JM, Roux J, Burgess TI, Roets F, Wingfield MJ. 2017. Methods of surveying plant pathogens with citizen science, South African Society for Plant Pathology, 50th anniversary meeting, Champagne Sports Resort, KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa. Oral Presentation.

Hulbert JM, Roux J, Burgess TI, Roets F, Wingfield MJ. 2017. Public engagement in South Africa’s ecological research: the ‘how’ and ‘why’ of citizen science, South African Association of Botanists, Annual Meeting, Cape Town, South Africa. Oral Presentation.

Hulbert JM, Agne MC, Roux J, Burges TI, Roets F, Wingfield MJ. 2016. Records of Phytophthora invasions suggest that early detection programs should focus on urban environments, DST-NRF Centre of Excellence for Invasion Biology Workshop, Non-native species in urban environments: patterns, processes, impacts and challenges, Stellenbosch, South Africa. Oral Presentation.

Hulbert JM. 2016. Monitoring invasive species with citizen science: an international review, Joint South African Association of Botanists-Southern Africa Society for Systematic Biology Conference, Bloemfontein, South Africa. Oral Presentation.

Hulbert JM. 2015. Early detection and monitoring of invasive plant pests with citizen science, DST-NRF Centre of Excellence for Invasion Biology Workshop, Evolutionary Dynamics of tree invasions: drivers, dimensions, and implications for management, Stellenbosch, South Africa. Oral Presentation.

North American Conferences

Hulbert JM, Morrell JJ, Hansen EM. 2014. Chemical treatment to sanitize Phytophthora ramorum colonized timber products and mitigate the risk of accidental dissemination of Sudden Oak Death. International Union of Forest Research Organizations, World Congress. Salt Lake City. Poster Presentation.

Hulbert JM, Rosenberger R. 2014. Forest G.U.M.P. The Value of Graduate Undergraduate Mentorship Programs. International Union of Forest Research Organizations, World Congress. Salt Lake City. Poster Presentation.

Hulbert JM, Morrell JJ, Hansen EM. 2014. Potential of using boron for mitigation of Phytophthora ramorum in Douglas-fir logs. International Research Group on Wood Protection 45th annual meeting. St. George, Utah. Oral Presentation.

Hulbert JM, Kamvar Z. 2014. Inspiration Dissemination: Science Communication for College Students. American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting. Chicago, Illinois, Poster Presentation.

Hulbert JM, Morrell J, Hansen E. 2012. Chemical treatment to sanitize Phytophthora ramorum colonized timber products. Western International Forest Disease Work Conference, Tahoe City, California. Oral Presentation.

Hansen E, Hulbert JM, Reeser P, Sutton W, Kanaskie A. 2011. Sudden larch death? Larch susceptibility to Phytophthora ramorum. Western International Forest Disease Work Conference, Leavenworth Washington. Poster Presentation.

 

UNIVERSITY SYMPOSIA, DEPARTMENTAL SEMINARS, INVITED AND PUBLIC TALKS

University Symposia

2018

University of Pretoria, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute, Tree Protection Co-operative Program Annual Meeting, Phytophthora diversity in southern Afrotemperate forests.

2017

Stellenbosch University, Dept. of Conservation Ecology & Entomology, Research Day, Introduction to Cape Citizen Science: A project to engage the public in plant disease research.

2016

University of Pretoria, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute, Tree Protection Co-operative Program Annual Meeting, Developing a citizen science program on tree health in South Africa.

2016

University of Pretoria, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute, NRF-DST Centre of Excellence in Tree Health Biotechnology Annual Meeting, The history of Phytophthora cinnamomi in South Africa.

2015

University of Pretoria, Dept. of Plant & Soil Science Postgraduate Research Symposium, Introduction to Cape Citizen Science: A project to engage the public in plant disease research.

2014

Oregon State University, College of Forestry, Western Forestry Graduate Research Symposium, Wooden vectors of Phytophthora ramorum: Are Douglas-fir logs really a risk?

2013

Oregon State University, College of Forestry, Western Forestry Graduate Research Symposium, Chemical treatments to sanitize Phytophthora ramorum colonized timber material and mitigate the risk of artificial Sudden Oak Death dissemination.

Departmental Seminars and Lab Meetings

2018

Stellenbosch University, Dept. of Conservation Ecology and Entomology, Roets, Oberlander, and Dryer Join Lab Meeting, The Cape Town Hypothesis Test.

2017

University of Pretoria, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute, Thursday Morning Seminar Series, The trade of live plants in Africa: a risk to tree health?

2016

University of Pretoria, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute, Research Discussion Seminar, The role of scientists in society: developing a responsible protocol in case we discover an internationally regulated plant pathogen.

2016

University of Pretoria, Dept. of Plant and Soil Science, Fall Seminar Series, Citizen science tools available for phytogeographical research in South Africa.

2016

Stellenbosch University, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Friday Forum Seminar Series, Cape Citizen Science: community engagement to survey Phytophthora species in the fynbos.

2016

University of Pretoria, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute, Thursday Morning Seminar Series, Methods of sampling Phytophthora with citizen science.

2015

Oregon State University, Dept. of Botany and Plant Pathology, Spring Seminar Series, Crowdfunding and citizen science applications in biology.

2013

Oregon State University, Dept. of Wood Science & Engineering, Spring Seminar Series, Using wood science to mitigate the impact of Sudden Oak Death.

Invited Talks

2018

Plant Conservation Unit, University of Cape Town, Benefits and challenges of citizen science: the experiences of @CapeCitSci in South Africa.

2018

Farm to Table Working Group, North Carolina State University, Citizen science in South Africa: applications for agriculture (teleconference).

2018

University of Pretoria, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute, 20th Anniversary Meeting, Inspiring a new generation of plant health specialists in Africa.

2018

University of Washington, School of the Environment and Forests, Harvey Lab Meeting, Citizen science and plant disease in South Africa.

2016

Stellenbosch University, Dept. of Conservation Ecology and Entomology, Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RuForum) visit, Conserving Biodiversity with citizen science.

2016

Agricultural Research Council, Stellenbosch University, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Pre-symposium Fungal Pathogens Discussion Group, ARC-PPRI 24th Interdisciplinary Symposium on Soil-borne Plant Diseases, Public engagement to survey plant destroyers in South Africa.

2016

Stellenbosch University, Centre of Excellence in Invasion Biology, Dept. of Zoology, Invasives in the Cape Discussion Group, Is the greatest threat to South Africa’s natural resources something we cannot see?

2015

Oregon State University, Dept. of Integrative Biology, Undergraduate Club, Spring Term Meeting, Deciding how to impact the world: Issues, options, and tools.

2015

Oregon State University, Science Communication Brown Bag Lunch Seminar Series, Crowdfunding: creating new possibilities for science

2014

Oregon State University, Science Communication Brown Bag Lunch Seminar Series, The Process of Podcasting: Using College Radio to Communicate Science.

2014

Oregon State University, College of Forestry, Researcher Teacher Partnerships: Making global climate change relevant in the classroom, Spring Workshop, Invasive Species: Service Learning Opportunities for K-12.

2014

Oregon State University, College of Forestry, Researcher Teacher Partnerships: Making global climate change relevant in the classroom, Spring Workshop, Inspiring Science as Graduate Students.

Public Talks

2018

South African Citizen Science Project Fair,International Citizen Science Day, Old Mutual Conference Center, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Cape Citizen Science.

2018

Friends of Brackenfell Nature Reserve, Brackenfell Nature Reserve, monthly meeting, How citizens can protect the Cape Floral Kingdom from new plant diseases.

2018

Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa, Tygerberg Nature Reserve, Big Friends Group Event, How citizens can protect the Cape Floral Kingdom from new plant diseases.

2017

South African National Biodiversity Institute, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Room To Grow Wednesday Talks Series, Cape Citizen Science: plant disease in the fynbos.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Guest Lectures

2018

Stellenbosch University, Dept. of Conservation Ecology & Entomology, CONSECOL414: Advanced Conservation Management, Lecture, Microscopic organisms: plant promoters and plant destroyers.

2017

Stellenbosch University, Dept. of Conservation Ecology & Entomology, CONSECOL414: Advanced Conservation Management, Lecture, A look into the microscopic world: lifelines or invisible threats.

2017

Stellenbosch University, Dept. of Conservation Ecology & Entomology, CONSECOL414: Advanced Conservation Management, Field Course, Drie Kulien Nature Reserve.

2016

Stellenbosch University, International Winter School, Biodiversity & Ecology Course, Lecture, Surveying Phytophthora species with citizen science.

Workshops Organized

2018

Stellenbosch University, Dept. of Conservation Ecology & Entomology, Multivariate analysis with R-package vegan.

2018

Stellenbosch University, Dept. of Conservation Ecology & Entomology, Data transformation with R-package dplyr.

2018

Stellenbosch University, Dept. of Conservation Ecology & Entomology, Data visulization with R-package ggplot2.

2018

Stellenbosch University, Dept. of Conservation Ecology & Entomology, Introduction to Rstudio.

 

EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH

Youth Engagement Activities

2017

SANParks Junior Rangers, Hike to De Mond, Cape Point, Table Mountain National Park.

2017

Noordhoek Primary, Cape Citizen Science Presents: Cape Nature Junior Ranger Adventures in Rochepan Nature Reserve, Cape Nature, Veldrift.

2017

Littlewood Primary, Cape Citizen Science Presents: Cape Nature Junior Ranger Adventures in Drift Sand Nature Reserve, Cape Nature, Blue Downs.

2017

Se7en +1 homeschool group, Cape Citizen Science Presents: Lab Visit with Se7en +1, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch.

2017

Fish Hoek Girl Guides, Adventures with First Fish Hoek Girl Guides, Fish Hoek.

2017

Se7en +1 homeschool group, Mountain hike with Seven+1, Fish Hoek.

2017

Mamre Girls Brigade, Cape Citizen Science Presents: Adventures in Silwer Stream. Cape Nature, Mamre.

2017

South African Education and Environment Project, SAEP and Cape Citizen Science Present: Adventures in Helderberg Nature Reserve, three activities (July 29, August 5, and October 7) Cape Town Municipality, Somerset West,

2017

South African Education and Environment Project, SAEP and Cape Citizen Science Present: Adventures in Cape Point, Cape Point, Table Mountain National Park.

2017

Vision Afrika, Pathogen hunting in Jonkershoek Nature Reserve on Earth Day, Jonkersheok Nature Reserve, Stellenbosch.

2016

Helderberg Eco-Rangers, Sampling streams for Phytophthora and monitoring stream health with miniSASS, Edward Wood Environmental Education Center, Somerset West.

2016

Helderberg Eco-Rangers, Training to be citizen scientists: reporting dying plants with IspotNature, Helderberg Eco-Rangers, Edward Wood Environmental Education Center, Somerset West.

2016

Four Cape Town Scout Troops, Cape Citizen Science: plant disease on Hoys Koppie, Hermanus, Scout excursion.

2016

Helderberg Eco-Rangers, Disease in our fynbos, Edward Wood Environmental Education Center, Somerset West.

2015

Se7en +1 homeschool group, Sampling in Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, South African National Biodiversity Institute, Cape Town.

2014

Wood Magic Volunteer, Forest products in everyday materials, World Forestry Institute, Portland, Oregon.

2013

Wood Magic Volunteer, Forest products in everyday materials, World Forestry Institute, Portland, Oregon.

Promotional Table Events

2018

Biodiversity Careers Day, Kirstenbosch Research Centre, Cape Town

2017

Science Forum South African, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Pretoria.

2017

National Science Week, African Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Khayelitsha.  

2017

Open Day, Faculty of AgriSciences, Stellenbosch University.

2016

Hermanus Botanical Society Flower Festival, Hermanus.

2016

Funky Fynbos Festival, Gaansbai.

2015

Arbor Week Expo, Stellenbosch.

2013

Discovery Days, Oregon State University.

2013

Discovery Days, Oregon State University.

 

STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT

Presentations

2017

South African National Biodiversity Institute, Introduction to Phytophthora, Plant Pest Monitoring and Prevention Workshop, International Plant Sentinel Network, , Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, November 6-7, 2017.

2017

South Africa National Parks, Forest Phytophthoras: Invisible threats or contributors to plant community diversity? Garden Route National Park SANParks Office, Knysna, South Africa,

2017

Cape Town Municipality, Plant disease in the Cape Floristic Region, Branch Meeting, Cape Town.

2017

Cape Town Municipality, Cape Nature, World Wildlife Foundation, Plant disease in the Cape Floristic Region, BioNet Steering Committee Meeting, Cape Town.

2016

South Africa National Parks, Cape Citizen Science: Sampling Phytophthora with Citizen Science, Research Committee Feedback Discussion, Cape Research Centre, Tokai, Cape Town.

2016

Cape Nature, Involving Cape Nature to study dying plants in the fynbos, Eastern Division Quarterly Ecological Meeting, George.

2016

Cape Nature, Engaging citizens in research through workshops and targeted sampling, Central Division Quarterly Ecological Meeting, Fernkloof Nature Reserve, Hermanus.

2016

Cape Nature, Community driven research about plant disease in the fynbos, Western Division Quarterly Ecological Meeting, Porterville.

Plant Disease Workshops and Research Activities

2017

South African National Parks, Hunting for Phytophthora in West Coast National Park, SANParks office, Langebaan, West Coast.

2017

Stellenbosch Municipality, Surveying Phytophthora in Jan Marais Nature Reserve, Stellenbosch.

2016

Cape Nature, Surveying Phytophthora in Marloth Nature Reserve, Marloth Nature Reserve, Swellendam.

2016

South African National Biodiversity Institute, Recognizing plant disease, sampling soil, and testing hypotheses, Harold Porter Botanical Garden, Bettys Bay.

2016

Stellenbosch University, Recognizing plant disease and sampling soil for Phytophthora spp., Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden, Stellenbosch.

2016

South African National Biodiversity Institute, Hypothesis testing in Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden with Citizen Science, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Kirstenbosch Garden Office, Cape Town.

2016

South African Botanical Society, Surveying Phytophthora species in Fernkloof Nature Reserve, Fernkloof Nature Reserve Hall, Hermanus.

2016

South Africa National Parks, Surveying Phytophthora species in Agulhas National Park, SANParks Office, Agulhas.

2016

South African National Biodiversity Institute, Phytophthora soil baiting in the Protea Garden, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Kirstenbosch Garden Office, Cape Town.

2016

South Africa National Parks, Sampling dying plants and the Breede river in Bontebok National Park, Bontebok National park, Swellendam.

2016

South African National Biodiversity Institute, Recognizing plant disease: why and how, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Kirstenbosch Garden Office, Cape Town.

2016

South Africa National Biodiversity Institute, Introduction to Phytophthora: plant destroyers in South Africa, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Kirstenbosch Garden Office, Cape Town.

 

CONFERENCE ORGANIZATION & PANELS SERVED

Conference Organization

2018

Event Co-organizer, South Africa Citizen Science Fair, International Citizen Science Day Event, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Cape Town, South Africa.

2017

Session Coordinator, Early detection and monitoring of invasive forest pests and pathogens with citizen science, IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress, Freiburg, Germany.

2014

Symposium Planning Committee, Canopies to construction: the ecology, management and use of tomorrow’s forests, Western Forestry Graduate Symposium, Corvallis, Oregon, USA.

2013

Symposium Planning Committee, Branching out: communicating forest research beyond academics, Western Forestry Graduate Symposium, Corvallis, Oregon, USA.

Invited Panel Participation

2015

Is one tree worth a forest? World Forestry Congress, World Cafe Forest Health Session, Durban, South Africa.

2013

Maximizing Your Graduate Education, Fall Graduate School New Student Orientation, Oregon State University.

 

MENTORSHIP AND SUPERVISION

2018

Eric Norton

BSc Honors (4th year), Dept. of Conservation Ecology and Entomology, Stellenbosch University.

2018

Ashleigh Basel

BSc Honors (4th year), Dept. of Conservation Ecology and Entomology, Stellenbosch University.

2017

Grég Thiry

MSc Environmental Education,  Université of Montpellier, France. South African Environmental Education Project Intern.

2017

Nicolas Louw

BSc Honors (4th year), Dept. of Conservation Ecology and Entomology, Stellenbosch University.

2017

Adam Wentzel

Work Integrated Learning Student, Cape Nature, Jonkershoek Nature Reserve, Dept. of Biodiversity and Conservation, Cape Peninsula University of Technology.

2017

Tara Nair Van Ryneveld

BSc Honors (4th year), Plant Conservation Unit, Dept. of Biological Sciences, University of Cape Town.

2017

Liza-Marie Dippenaar

BSc Plant Pathology 4th year project, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Stellenbosch University.

2017

James Coldrey

BSc Plant Pathology 4th year project, Dept. of Plant Pathology, Stellenbosch University.

2016

Jeff Groenewald

BSc (3rd year), Biodiversity and Ecology, Dept. of Botany and Zoology, Stellenbosch University.

2014

Emma Buczkowski

BSc Zoology, Dept. of Botany & Plant Pathology Undergraduate Mentorship Program (BUDS) Oregon State University.

2014

Joey DeSheilds

BSc Molecular and Cell Biology, Dept. of Botany & Plant Pathology Mentorship Program (BUDS), Oregon State University.

2014

Kayla Nass

BSc Wood Science and Engineering, Hourly Morrell Lab Student Employee, Oregon State University.

2014

Al Pancoast

BSc Forest Engineering, Forestry Graduate Undergraduate Mentorship Program (GUMP), Oregon State University.

2014

Alex Abair

BSc Botany & Plant Pathology, Hourly Hansen Lab Student Employee, Oregon State University.

2013

Josh Petitmermet

Hourly Hansen Lab Student Employee, Oregon State University.

2013

Jake Kotche

Hourly Hansen Lab Student Employee, Oregon State University.

2013

Patrick Duyck

BSc Forest Engineering, Personal Initiative.

 

MENTORSHIP OUTPUT

Groenewald J, Roets F, Hulbert JM. 2017 Phytophthora cinnamomi: a driver behind endangered flora in the CFR?, South African Association of Botanists, Annual Meeting, Cape Town, South Africa, Poster Presentation.

Louw NL, Roets F, Hulbert JM. 2017 The diminishing silver lining: re-evaluating the microscopic threats to South Africa’s silver tree, Fynbos Forum, Swellendam, South Africa, Oral Presentation.

 

WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

2017

The People Side of Ecology, Social Science Methods Workshop, Dept. of Conservation Ecology and Entomology, Stellenbosch University.

2016

Introduction to Phylogenetics Workshop, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute, University of Pretoria.

2016

Microsatellite Workshop, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute, University of Pretoria.

 

DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCTION

Podcast Production

2017

Dylan, Cape Citizen Science.

2015

Behind the Research, Oregon State University, College of Forestry.

2012-2014

Inspiration Dissemination, Oregon State University, 88.7fm KBVR.

Video Production

2017

A year of empowering young minds YouTube.

2016

Engage Kayamandi youth in Cape Citizen Science with Vision Afrika Experiment.com.

2016

Release your inner scientist (website header) YouTube.

2015

Discovering plant destroyers in South Africa with citizen science.Experiment.com.

Web Development

2018-

Online CV (jmhulbert.github.io).

2015-

Cape Citizen Science (citsci.co.za).

2015-2016

Personal website (jmhulbert.me).

2013-2014

Inspiration Dissemination (oregonstate.edu/inspire).

2013-2014

Botany and Plant Pathology Graduate Student Association (gsa.bpp.oregonstate.edu).

2013-2014

Western Forestry Graduate Research Symposium (gradsymp.forestry.oregonstate.edu).

2013-2014

Forest Graduate Undergraduate Mentorship Program (gump.forestry.oregonstate.edu).

 

SELECTED POPULAR WRITING

Hulbert JM, Roets F. 2017. Citizen science: how ordinary people can guard Cape Town’s biodiversity, The Conversation-Africa.

Hulbert JM. 2017. Pathogen Hunters: citizen scientists track plant diseases to save species, The Conversation-Africa.

Hulbert JM. 2017 Two species of plant killing genus Phytophthora found in a Western Cape garden, Veld & Flora Vol 103(1).

Hulbert JM. 2017. Citizen Science, Supernova: the magazine for curious kids Vol 6.1.

Hulbert JM. 2016. Citizen driven science: the citizen science movement in South Africa, Quest Magazine, Vol 12 (2).

Hulbert JM. 2016. Plant Destroyers, Supernova: the magazine for curious kids, Vol 5.6.

Hulbert JM. 2016. Super Fungi, Supernova: the magazine for curious kids, Vol 5.5.

Hulbert JM. 2016. Citizen science: research experience for all, Veld & Flora, Vol 102(2).

Hulbert JM. 2016. Recycled pathogens: avoiding accidental infection through awareness, Agrikultuur Magazine, Vol 34.

Hulbert JM. 2015. Microbes, Supernova: the magazine for curious kids, Vol 5.3.

Hulbert JM. 2015. Citizen engagement in research to protect fynbos—and forests, SA Forestry.

Hulbert JM. Navarro S. 2011. Effective collaboration slows the spread of Sudden Oak Death in Oregon, Western Forester, Vol 56(3).

 

SELECTED MEDIA COVERAGE

Articles

de Bruin L. 2018. Be part of the Cape Town hypothesis test, University of Pretoria homepage, online article.

Duvenage E. 2017. Jy kan PhD-student help met grondmonsters, Die Burger, newspaper article.

Burt B. 2017. Citizen scientists around the world take to the woods in an effort to improve the health of forests, IUFRO Spotlight # 49, online article.

Duvenage E. 2017. Citizen science crowdfunding project pays off, SciBraai, online article.

Brits E. 2016. ’Publiek kan help om fynbos te red, Netwerk 24, newspaper article.

Heyl A. 2016. Join the hunt for pathogens in the fynbos, UP News, online article.

Editor. 2016. Science Project aims to boost fynbos conservation, Boland Gazette, Hermanus Times, newspaper article.

DeKlerk, R. 2016. Identifying plant diseases at the southernmost point of Africa SanParks Times, magazine article.

Radio Interviews

Middag op RSG, RSG 100-104FM, January 23, 2018.

Detour, Maties MFM 92.6FM, November 29, 2017.

Green Living, Radio Helderberg 93.6FM, February 23, 2017.

KLCC News, NPR KLCC 89.7, April 8, 2015.

 

ACADEMIC LEADERSHIP

2017-2020

Committee Member, American Phytopathological Society, Committee for Diversity and Equality

2017-2020

Committee Member, American Phytopathological Society, Forest Pathology Committee

2016-

Project Leader, Cape Citizen Science

2015

Coordinator, University of Pretoria Invasive Species Journal Club

2014

Creator & Director, Botany and Plant Pathology BUDS Program

2014

Planning Committee Member, Western Forestry Graduate Research Symposium

2013-2014

President, Botany and Plant Pathology Graduate Student Association

2013-2014

Creator & Director, Forest Graduate Undergraduate Mentorship Program

2013

Planning Committee Member, Western Forestry Graduate Research Symposium

2013

Planning Committee Member, College of Forestry Graduate Student Orientation

2013

Organizer, Natural Science Graduate Student BBQ

2012-2014

Co-host, Inspiration Dissemination

2012-2014

Officer, College of Forestry Graduate Student Council

2012-2014

Wood Science Steward, Coalition of Graduate Employees

2012-2014

Graduate Representative, Dept. of Wood Science and Engineering

2012-2014

Committee Member, Wood Science and Engineering Graduate Affairs

2012

Organizer, Natural Science Graduate Student BBQ

 

RESEARCH POSITIONS

2015-2018

Graduate Student, University of Pretoria, Dept. of Plant and Soil Sciences, Primary Supervisor: Mike Wingfield. Co-supervisors: Treena Burgess, Francois Roets.

2012-2014

Graduate Research Assistant, Oregon State University, Dept. of Wood Science and Engineering, Supervisors: Everett Hansen, Jeff Morrell

2011-2012

Research Technician, Oregon State University, Dept. of Botany and Plant Pathology. Supervisors: Everett Hansen, Paul Resser, Wendy Sutton

2010

Field Technician, Oregon State University, Dept. of Forest Engineering, Resources and Management. Supervisors: Dave Shaw, Travis Woolley.

2009

Forest Service STEP Field Technician, Joint project with U.C. Davis and Forest Service Sierra Nevada Research Center, Davis, California. Supervisors: Seth Bigelow, Michael Papaik, Malcolm North

2008

Field Technician, Joint project with University of Idaho and Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station, Moscow, Idaho. Supervisors: Andrew Hudak, Penny Morgan.

2008

Volunteer Lab Technician, Forest Pathology Lab, Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station, Moscow, Idaho. Supervisors: Ned Klopfenstein, Mee-Sook Kim

2007-2010

Research Technician, Washington State University, Dept. of Plant Pathology. Supervisor: Patricia Okubara

2004

Research Technician, Kansas State University, Dept. of Plant Pathology.

 

REFERENCES

Primary PhD Supervisor

Mike J. Wingfield

President, International Union of Forest Research Organizations

Director, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute

University of Pretoria

Pretoria, South Africa 0002

Mike.wingfield@up.ac.za

 

PhD Co-Supervisor

Francois Roets

Senior Lecturer

Dept. of Conservation Ecology and Entomology

Stellenbosch University

Stellenbosch, South Africa 7600

fr@sun.ac.za

 

PhD Co-Supervisor

Treena I. Burgess

Leader, Environmental and Conservation Sciences

Associate Professor, School of Veterinary and Life Sciences

Director, Centre of Phytophthora Science and Management

Murdoch University

Murdoch, Western Australia 6150

tburgess@murdoch.edu.au

 

MSc Supervisor

Everett M. Hansen

Professor Emeritus

Dept. of Botany and Plant Pathology

Oregon State University

Corvallis, Oregon, USA 97330

hansene@oregonstate.ed