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Seminar Schedule

Fall 2015 Seminar Schedule

*All seminars take place Monday from 12:20 pm-1:10 pm in Room 404A of the Biological Sciences Building, unless otherwise noted.

August 17
No Seminar - First Day of Class, (orientation/syllabi)

August 24
Dr. Jim Dutcher, Professor, Department of Entomology, UGA
“Alternatives to Pesticides for Control of Prionus Root Borers, Aphids and Mites in Georgia Pecan Orchards"

August 31
Dr. Nate Hardy, Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology & Plant Pathology, Auburn University
“Jack of All Trades Makes No Tradeoffs: Evolution of Host-Breadth in Plant-Feeding Insects”

September 7
No Seminar - Labor Day
September 14
Dr. Allison Hansen, Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
"Host Plant Use Modifies Aphid Gene Expression and DNA Methylation Within Symbiotic Cells"
September 21
Dr. Edward Mondor, Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Georgia Southern University
"Real Life Forensic Entomology: Tales from the Living and the Dead"
September 28 - Cosponsored with Genetics
Dr. Tristram Wyatt, Senior Research Associate Emeritus Fellow, Department of Zoology, University of Oxford
"Success of the Smelliest: How Pheromone Signals Evolve"
October 5
Dr. Daniel Hahn, Principal Investigator, Department of Insect Physiology, University of Florida
"From Sleeping Beauties to Macho Males: What Can Stress Physiology Tell Us About Seasonal Adaptation, Sexual Selection, and Controlling Insect Pests?”

October 12 - Brady Seminar
Dr. Stephen Dobson, Professor, Department of Entomology, University of Kentucky
"Field Trials of Autocidal Technologies: Can Mosquitoes help Us with Our Work?"

October 19
Dr. Fred Gould, William Neal Reynolds Professor of Agriculture, Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University
“Can Genetic Pest Management Protect Crops, Human Health, and Biodiversity?”

October 26 - Canceled*

November 2
Dr. Immo Hansen, Principal Investigator, Department of Biology, New Mexico State University
“Small Mosquitoes Large Implications”

November 9
Dr. Courtney Murdock, Assistant Professor, Department of Infectious Diseases, UGA
"Influence of the Environment on Vector-borne Disease Transmission and Control"

November 16
No Seminar - Annual ESA Meeting
November 23
No Seminar - Thanksgiving
November 30
Dr. Marty Condon, Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Cornell College
"Tropical Diversity: Sex Change, Parasites, and Lethal Prey"

December 7
No Seminar - Last Day of Classes


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