Department Seminars​

Date/Sponsor

Presenter

Seminar Topic

January 15
Gary Bennett

Susan Little Oklahoma State University                       

Ticks, dogs and tick-borne disease: a one health approach to understanding tick-borne infections

January 22
Ian Kaplan

Jennifer Thaler
Cornell University

 Using fear of predation effectively in pest management

January 29

Cate Hill
Purdue University

Combating vector-borne diseases glbally and locally: new paradigms for protecting public health and biosecurity

February 5
Jen Zaspel
David Wagner
University of Connecticut

Barking up new trees - letting immatures have their say

February 12 Monika Gulia-Nuss
Purdue University
New targets for arthropod control using molecular and bio-informatics approaches
February 19
Greg Hunt
Chris Smith
Earlham College

The evolution and ecology of harvester ant castes, and how the worker got lost

February 26
Ian Kaplan
Shannon Murphy
University of Denver

What to eat? Commonalities in how herbivores and parasitoids choose their diet

March 5
Josh Gibson
Purdue University

Incompatible genic interactions in hybrids: evidence from jewel wasps and honey bees

March 12
Matt Ginzel
Chris Ranger
USDA-ARS

Exotic ambrosia beetles as indicators of tree health

March 19 SPRING BREAK 

March 26
Ian Kaplan

 

 

April 9
Elizabeth Long 

 

April 16
Ian Kaplan

 

April 23
Christian Krupke

 

April 30

Spence Behmer
Texas A&M University  

 

 
Nick Haddad
North Carolina State University 


Frances Sivakoff
Ohio State University

 

John Tooker
Penn State University

 

Capstones

Insect nutritional physiology: how, and when, food nutrient content matters
 
 
  
The search for the world's rarest butterflies
 
 
Pests, predators, and protected species: the distribution and dunamics of insects across managed systems
 
 
Trophic interactions and the intricacies of factors that contribute to population control of herbivores

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Seminars scheduled on Thursdays at 3:45 PM in the Roy L. Whistler Hall of Agricultural Research, Room 116.

**Osmun Award seminar in PFEN 241 - Deans Auditorium

Refreshments at 3:15 PM unless noted otherwise.

 

 

 

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