Spring 2018

All seminars are scheduled for Thursday 3:30 – 4:30 P.M. in Price Hall, Room 220 unless noted *

January 18 No Seminar Graduate student meeting with Dr. Kring
January 25* Dr. Corrie Moreau, Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL (Joint Speaker w/ EEB). Seminar in 135 Godwin Hall
“Ants, Plants, and Bacteria: Symbiosis as a Driver of Evolutionary Diversification” - Grad student sponsored (Derek)
February 1 Dr. Julie Urban – Penn State Entomology
Spotted lanternfly
February 8*

Dr. Elizabeth Tibbetts (Joint Speaker w/ EEB)

Seminar in 135 Goodwin Hall

“Wasps know each other’s faces: communication and cognition in the Polistes
February 15

Sean M. Boyle

Department of Entomology & Wildlife Ecology

University of Delaware

February 22

Dr. Scott Powell

Assistant Professor of Biology

The George Washington University

Ant community ecology and evolutionary biology
March 1

Dr. Esmaeil Amiri – UNC Greensboro 

Different routes of virus transmission to honey bee queens and effect of viruses on queen health and the colony
March 8 Spring break - No seminar  
March 15 Student practice talks & posters for ESA  
March 22 Anne Jones - Penn State Dept. of Entomology  
March 29

Dr. Megan Fritz

Assistant Professor of Entomology

University of Maryland

Lepidopteran genomics
April 5 Drs. Beatrice Dingha & Louis Jackai – NC A&T
Chemical ecology and trap cropping for harlequin bug
April 12**(3pm) Kyle Bekelja, Corey Riedel, Jackie Brown Proposal seminars
Begin seminar at 3:00 pm for this one (3 proposals)
April 19 CALS Entomology Alumni Award seminar TBA
April 26

Katlyn Catron & Kadie Britt Proposal seminars

May 3 Morgan Roth & Jeremiah Foley Proposal seminars

* Seminar in 135 Goodwin Hall

Spring 2018 Seminar Schedule.pdf