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Seminar Schedule

Spring 2015 Seminar Schedule

*All seminars take place Monday from 11:15 am-12:05 pm in Room 404A of the Biological Sciences Building, unless otherwise noted.

January 5
First Day of Class, (orientation/syllabi)

January 12
Dr. Bob Wharton, Professor in Department of Entomology, Texas A&M University
"Opiine Braconidae as Parasitoids of Fruit-Infesting Tephritid Flies"

January 19
No Seminar - Martin Luther King Day

January 22 - *Thursday (Cosponsored w/ Department of Microbiology)
Dr. Angela Douglas, Professor in Department of Entomology, Cornell University
"Living with Intracellular Bacteria"
February 2
Dr. Julie Lesnik, Assistant Professor in Department of Anthropology, Wayne State University
"Entomophagy and Evolution: Eating Insects Past, Present and Future"
February 9
Dr. Dan Suiter, Professor in Department of Entomology, UGA
"Urban and Structural Pest Management Extension and Research Programs on the UGA Griffin Campus"
February 16
Dr. Andrea Lucky, Professor in Department of Entomology, University of Florida
"Pavement Ants to Population Genetics: Fostering Entomological Literacy Through Citizen Science"
February 23
Dr. Graham Thompson, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Western University
"Genes for Altruism: Inclusive Fitness Theory in the Age of Genomics"

March 2
Dr. Blair Siegfried, Charles Bessey Professor of Entomology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
"A 30 Year Partnership with Western Corn Rootworms: Learning from Prior Mistakes to Protect Future Innovations"

March 9
No Seminar - Spring Break

March 16
Dr. Jack Longino, Professor in Department of Biology, University of Utah
"Ants and Elevation in Mesoamerica"

March 23
Dr. David Smitley, Professor in Department of Entomology, Michigan State University
"What Is All the Buzz About Neonicotinoids and Bees?"

March 30
Dr. Seth Irish, Research Entomologist, Division of Parasitic Diseases and Malaria, Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
“Molecular Xenomonitoring of Lymphatic Filariasis”
April 3 - *Friday (Lund Week)
Dr. Michael Kaspari, Professor in Department of Biology, University of Oklahoma
"On the Thermal Ecology of Some of the Little Things that Run the World: Lessons from a Panama Rainforest"
April 6
Dr. Bryony Bonning, Professor in Department of Entomology, Iowa State University
"Novel Transgenes for Plant Resistance to Aphids from Plant Virus-aphid Vector Molecular Interactions."

April 13
Dr. Ping Shen, Associate Professor in Department of Cellular Biology, UGA
"Central Processing of Olfactory Inputs in a Drosophila Model: How Do Insects Recognize Appetitive Odors?"
April 20
Dr. Daniel Herms, Professor & Chairperson in Department of Entomology, Ohio State University
“The Emerald Ash Borer Invasion of North America: Ecological Impacts and the Quest For Resistance”

April 27

Last Day of Class



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