Department Seminars​

Date/
Sponsor

Presenter

Seminar Topic

Jan 14
Gary Bennett

Mike Dryden 
Kansas State  University                       

Theory and application of modern flea control

Jan 21

Tom Turpin
Purdue University

The use of insects in poetry

Jan 28

Matt Ginzel
Purdue University

Thousand cankers disease: enhanced detection of the insect vector and etiology of the disease within the native range of black walnut

Feb 4
Trevor Stamper
Lauren Weidner
Purdue University

Distribution and behavior of blow flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae) in New Jersey: applications is forensic entomology

Feb 11
Jen Zaspel/ Gareth Powell
Andrew Cline
California Dept of Food-Agriculture
An inordinate fondness for little brown beetles: explorations into the diversity and biology of an overlooked group of beetles

Feb 18
Laura Ingwell

Megan O'Rourke
Virginia Tech

Sustainable intensification: progress of paradox for pest control?

 
Feb 25
Laura Ingwell

 
Chris Philips
University of Minnesota 

 

Insights into the emergent non-target effects of managing insect pests: a behavioral perspective

 

Mar 3
Juli Carrillo

 

Judy Myers
Univerisyt of British Columbia, Professor Emerita

 

Biological control of weeds doesn't deserve the bad rap

 

Mar 10

 

Mike Scharf
Purdue University

 

Omics studies in urban pest insects: discovery meets delivery

 

Mar 17 

 

SPRING BREAK 

 

 

 

Mar 24
Josh Gibson

 
Mar 31

 

Apr 7
Rick Foster/ Laura Ingwell


Apr 14
Michael Garvey

 Apr 21
Jeff Holland

 

Apr 28

 

Arianne Cease
Arizona State Univ  

 
Brandi Schemerhorn
Purdue University


Shelby Fleischer
Penn State Univ


 
Shelley Adamo
Dalhousie University

 
Todd Kelley
Purdue University

  
Capstones
Purdue undergraduates


 
Coupled natural-human systems approach to studying and managing locusts
 
  
 
 
Investigating plant-pathogen interactions: painting the picture with different brushes
 

  
Addressing the When in IPM: timing of beetles, bugs and moths in our AgroEcosystems 
 
 
 
 
Insect zombification: how a parasitic wasp hijacks the brain of its host, the caterpillar Manduca sexta
 
 
K-12 STEM education in the context of entomology: NSF I-Test TRAILS


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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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