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Spring 2014

Unless otherwise noted, all seminars are held in 490 Hodson Hall

3:00 p.m. Refreshments
3:15 p.m. Seminar




Monday, Jan. 13th

Jessica Miller

"Response of Chironomidae communities to land use in an urban stream"
Thesis Defense Seminar
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
310 Alderman Hall 

Tuesday, Jan. 28th


 No Seminar

Tuesday, Feb. 4th

Anna Kirk

"Modeling the pollination of highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum)"

Tuesday, Feb. 18th

Dr. Vera Krischik

 "Systemic Neonicotinyl insecticides cause mortality and reduce foraging in beneficial insects and bees"

Tuesday, Feb. 25th

Dr. Deane Jorgenson 

(Syngenta Crop Protection)

"Current Management Alternatives for Insect Pests & Industry Perspectives"  

Tuesday, Mar. 4th

Dr. Nadir Erbilgin 

(University of Alberta)

"Mountain pine beetle outbreak and ectomycorrhizal fungi feedback: the ecology of recovery in beetle-killed naive forests."

Tuesday, Mar. 11th


No Seminar due to NCB-ESA

Tuesday, Apr. 1st

Lt Colonel Ludeman 

 "Army Entomology" Experiences in the Army's Preventative Medicine Program.

Thursday, Apr. 3rd

Tamara Richardson

 "My Adventures in IPM" (Or, How I Stumbled into Self-Employment and Could Never Work for Anyone Else Ever Again!)

Tuesday, Apr. 8th

Theresa Cira 

"Effects of multiple stressors on the brown marmorated stink bug and their implications for management"

PhD Thesis Proposal Seminar

Tuesday, Apr. 15th

Derek Rosenberger

 "Forest birds vs. Forest Insects: Ecosystem services of the 'other' biocontrol agents"

Monday, Apr. 21st

Robin Thomson

Phylogeny of the Microcaddisflies with a revision of the genus Leucotrichia Mosley (Trichoptera Hydroptilidae)

8:45-9:45 am

Hodson 495

Tuesday, Apr. 22nd

Amanda Stephens 

"Cold tolerance of spotted wing drosophila (Drosophila suzukii)"

Tuesday, Apr. 29th

Marissa Streifel 

M.S. Proposal ***

Thursday, May 1st

Alexander Egan 

"Chironomidae (Diptera) Communities in Freshwater Coastal Rock Pools"

9:00-10:00 am
Alderman 310

Tuesday, May 6th

Katie Lee 


Tuesday, May 13th



Friday, May 16th 

 John Beckmann

PhD Defense ***
1:00-2:00 PM
Hodson 490

Tuesday, May 20th



Tuesday, May 27th


Monday, June 2nd

Heather Hendrickson

Master's Defense***


Hodson 485 

Tuesday, June 3rd



Tuesday, June 10th



Tuesday, June 17th


 *** = tentative title.




Fall 2014

Unless otherwise noted, all seminars are held in 490 Hodson Hall

3:00 p.m. Refreshments
3:15 p.m. Seminar





Tuesday, Sept. 9th

Jay Rosenheim


Tuesday, Sept. 16th



Tuesday, Sept. 23rd



Tuesday, Sept. 30th



Tuesday, Oct. 7th



Tuesday, Oct. 14th



Tuesday, Oct. 21st



Tuesday, Oct. 28th



Tuesday, Nov. 4th



Tuesday, Nov. 11th



Tuesday, Nov. 18th



Tuesday, Nov. 25th



Tuesday, Dec. 2nd



Tuesday, Dec. 9th



Tuesday, Dec. 16th



 *** = tentative title.