Entomology Seminar Schedule

Event Date Event Time Location Speaker Title Event Recording
January 16, 2018 3:00pm Hodson 490 Kelton Welch, Heimpel Lab

"Predators, plants and snow: the hazards and opportunities of being a biocontrol agent in a foreign land"

January 23, 2018 3:00pm Hodson 490 Laurel Haavik, US Forest Service

Secondary Insects and Trees: Dynamic Relationships Influenced by Environmental Factors

January 30, 2018 3:00pm Hodson 490 Corrie Nyquist, Ferrington Lab

Thesis Proposal "In-Stream Thermal Regime Dynamics on an Overwintering Trout Food Resource"

February 6, 2018 3:00pm Hodson 490 Elaine Evans, Cariveau Lab (Post Doc.)

Bumble bees on the brink: past, present, and future of bumble bee conservation

February 13, 2018 3:00pm Hodson 490 Anh Tran, Hutchison Lab

Milfoiled by Resident Weevil: Management of Eurasian Watermilfoil with Euhrychiopsis lecontei

February 20, 2018 3:00pm Hodson 490 Edwin Benkert, Ostlie Lab

“Pest management in sugar beet production: current and future challenges in a root crop system”

February 27, 2018 3:00pm Hodson 490 Dominique Ebbenga, Hutchison lab

Thesis Proposal "Drosophila suzukii in Wine Grapes: Phenology, Exclusion Netting, and Varietal Resistance."

March 6, 2018 3:00pm Hodson 490 Correy Hildebrand, Thomson Lab

Thesis Proposal 'Baseline data for succession of forensically important insects on a decomposing carcass (Sus scrofa) and development times of lab-reared diptera.'

March 13, 2018 3:00pm Hodson 490 Dr. Rob Jean, Environmental Solutions and Innovations, Inc.

 “Bee Sampling Methods and the Difference Between Netting and Bowl Trapping”

March 20, 2018 3:00pm -

No Seminar ESA

March 27, 2018 3:00pm Hodson 490 Hollis Woodard, U California Riverside

Nutritional ecology and physiology of bumble bees

April 3, 2018 3:00pm Hodson 490 Obiratanea da Silva, Koch Lab

Thesis Proposal "Management options for insecticide resistant soybean aphid: Effectiveness of a novel insecticide and implementation of host plant resistance."

April 10, 2018 3:00pm Hodson 490 Carl Stenoien, Heimpel Lab (Post Doc.)

Behavioral and chemical ecology of parasitoid diet breadth

April 12, 2018 3:00pm Hodson 490 Marie Hallinen, Aukema Lab

Thesis Proposal "What can biosurveillance for emerald ash borer tell us? Robbing the smokey winged beetle bandit in Minnesota."

April 17, 2018 3:00pm Hodson 490 Michelle Boone, Cariveau Lab

Thesis Proposal "Developing a Long-Term Monitoring Program for Bombus Communities Along Roadsides"

April 19, 2018 3:00pm Hodson 490 Hailey Shanovich, Koch Lab

Thesis Proposal: Investigating brown marmorated stink bug feeding and potential for biological control in Minnesota apple orchards

May 1, 2018 3:00pm Hodson 490 Dora Mwangola, Aukema Lab

Thesis Proposal: Protecting trees against emerald ash borer: what does it take to be a good neighbour?