Entomology Seminar Schedule
|Event Date||Event Time||Location||Speaker||Title||Event Recording|
|January 24, 2017||3:00pm||490 Hodson Hall||Sarah Boyer, Associate Professor, Macalester College||
A test of the biodiversity museum hypothesis
|February 14, 2017||3:00pm||490 Hodson Hall||Sarah Knutie, Post Doctoral Scholar, University of South Florida||
Host defenses against parasites in response to environmental change
|February 15, 2017||3:00pm||490 Hodson Hall||Dr. John Beckman, Post-doctoral Fellow, Yale Univ||
“A Wolbachia Deubiquitylating Enzyme Induces Cytoplasmic Incompatibility: Applications for Insect Ecology”
|February 21, 2017||3:00pm||490 Hodson Hall||Jonathan Dregni||
The effect of a neonicotinoid seed treatment on soybean aphid and a parasitoid wasp in Minnesota
MS Thesis Proposal
|February 28, 2017||3:00pm||Hodson 490||Jessica Hartshorn Minnesota DNR - Forestry, Grand Rapids||
"Sirex in the South: phenology, ecology, and biological control"
|March 7, 2017||3:00pm||
|March 14, 2017||9:00am||490 Hodson Hall||
No Seminar - Spring Break
|March 21, 2017||3:00pm||490 Hodson Hall||Eric Middleton||
"Wildflower plantings in agroecosystems:The effects on beneficial insect communities and biological control of Colorado Potato Beetle"
|March 28, 2017||3:00pm||Matt O'Neal, Professor of Entomology, Iowa State University||
"Combining Crop Production and Conservation for Improved bee health: what can be learned from Iowa?"
|April 4, 2017||10:45am||Hodson 490||Grace Sward||
Thesis Defense:"Evaluating Host Plant Use of Spotted Wing Drosophila, Drosophila suzukii, in Minnesota."
|April 4, 2017||3:00pm||Hodson 490||James Wolfin||
"Bee lawn habitat enhancement project"
|April 11, 2017||3:00pm||Hodson 490||Ian Lane||
"Bee Community Assembly in Minnesota Prairie Restorations: What Role does Agriculture Play?"
|April 18, 2017||3:00pm||Hodson 490||Julia B. Leone||
Thesis Proposal Seminar: What mechanisms are driving butterfly community composition in Minnesota tallgrass prairie?
|April 25, 2017||3:00pm||490 Hodson Hall||Christelle Guedot, Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin||
Title To Be Announced
|May 2, 2017||3:00pm||Hodson 490||Alan Ritchie||
Influence of Landscape and Local Factors on Pollen Limitation in Restored Prairies
|May 9, 2017||3:00pm||490 Hodson Hall||Daniela Pezzini||
|May 11, 2017||3:00pm||490 Hodson Hall||Jake Wittman||
Thesis Proposal: Evaluating gypsy moth larval movement potential and efficacy of barriers to limit their movement