Entomology Seminar Schedule

Event Date Event Time Location Speaker Title Event Recording
September 13, 2016 3:00pm Hodson 490 Marla Spivak

The Abridged Backstories Behind Building the New Bee Lab

September 14, 2016 2:00pm Cargill Joe Kaser

Biological control efficacy and risk: Aphelinus certus in North America

September 20, 2016 3:30pm

No Seminar

September 27, 2016 3:00pm

No Seminar- ICE

October 4, 2016 3:00pm Hodson 490 Bill Snyder, U of Washington

Biodiversity as a buffer against pests and pathogens

October 11, 2016 3:00pm Hodson 490 Tim Linksvayer

Genomic signatures of social evolution in social insects

October 18, 2016 3:00pm Hodson 490 Dave Shuker

Constraints on adaptive sex allocation in Nasonia wasps: from genes to pesticides

October 25, 2016 3:00pm Hodson 490 Becky Boulton

'The evolutionary causes and consequences of polyandry in the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis'

November 1, 2016 3:00pm Hodson 490 Dave Andow

Why have stink bugs become a secondary pest of Bt cotton?

November 4, 2016 9:00am Hodson 490 Anh Tran

Thesis Defense: "Integrating Chemical and Biological Controls for Management of Soybean Aphid"

November 8, 2016 3:00pm Hodson 490 Kelton Welch

"Characterizing ecological networks of soil arthropods in corn agro-ecosystems"

November 15, 2016 3:00pm Hodson 490 Morgan Carr-Markell

Thesis Proposal: Can reconstructed prairies be a significant food resource for honey bees (Apis mellifera L.)?

November 22, 2016 3:00pm Hodson 490

No Seminar

November 29, 2016 3:00pm Hodson 490 Ernie Razuri Gonzales

"Elevational distribution of insects in the Tropics"

December 1, 2016 10:45am Cargill 105 Elaine Evans

Land uses that support wild bee (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) communities within an agricultural matrix

December 6, 2016 3:00pm Hodson 490 Erik Ronquist, Minnesota Zoo

Minnesota's Vanishing Prairie Butterflies

December 13, 2016 3:00pm Hodson 490 Edwin Benkert

Thesis Proposal Seminar

December 15, 2016 1:00pm Hongmei Li-Byarlay

One gene, two critters, many mitochondria in the brain: physiological and genomic dissections of social insects

December 20, 2016 3:00pm Hodson 490 Tavvs Alves

Thesis Defense: Spectral Detection of Soybean Aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) and 

Confounding Insecticide Effects in Soybean