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Seminars

Spring 2014

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

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

Date

Speaker  

Title

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***

9:00-10:00am

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

  

Date

Speaker  

Title                                                                                                 

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.