Depar​tment Seminars​ - Spring 2018

Date/ Sponsor​ Presenter Seminar Topic/Area of Interest

January 11
Cliff Sadof

Elizabeth Barnes
Purdue University

Competition and community interactions of two generalist insects

January 18
Cate Hill 

Tony James
Univ of California - Irvine

Molecular biology of insect vectors of disease
January 25
Trevor Stamper
Sohath Zamira Yusseff Vanegas
University of Vermont
Preserved specimen collection
February 1
Matt Ginzel
John Riggins
Mississippi State University
Forest entomology
February 8
Trevor Stamper
Krystal Hans
Delaware State University
Decomposition and insect access of wrapped remains
February 15
Adam Alford
Thomas Kuhar
Virginia Tech
Vegetable entomology
February 22
John Ternest
Hollis Woodard
Univ of California - Riverside
Molecular basis of social evolution in bees
March 1
Paola Olaya Arenas
Jaap de Roode
Emory University
Ecology and evolution of parasites and their hosts
March 8
John Couture
Rick Lindroth
University of Wisconsin
The effects of global change on plant-insect interactions
March 15

March 22
Ian Kaplan
Nathan Burkett-Cadena
University of Florida
Vector-borne disease ecology
March 29
Doug Richmond
Kyle Wickings
Cornell University
Interactions between arthropods, microbes and soil organic matter

April 5
Ian Kaplan

Greg Sword
Texas A&M
Insect ecology, evolution, genetics and behavior
April 12
Ian Kaplan
Nick Barber
Northern Illinois University
Plant-herbivore interactions, community ecology
April 19
Christian Krupke
Christina DiFonzo
Michigan State University
Field crops

April 26


May 3
Ashari Zain



Coby Schal
North Carolina State University



Urban entomology, insect behavior, chemical ecology, insect physiology

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

Refreshments at 3:15 PM unless noted otherwise. 


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