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Colloquium: Spring 2017

All colloquia are scheduled for Monday afternoons at 4:00 p.m. in the Charles G. Miller Auditorium, Room B102 CLSL. See you there!

To sign up for the Department of Entomology Colloquium notices please click [here].

A PDF version of the schedule is available [here]. To see the online calendar with seminar titles, click [here].

January 23
Leading beetles by the nose: the ecology, evolution, and neuroanatomy of olfaction
University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
January 30
Eco-physiological tradeoffs and the rise of fungus-farming ant societies
University of Copenhagen
February 2
(Note: This is Thursday, from 2-3 p.m.)
The 3 habits of highly effective butterflies in a changing world
University of Arizona, Tucson
February 6
Physiology of communication in crickets and katydids
Dartmouth College
February 13

Investigating mosquito reproduction and larval development

University of Georgia
February 20
Dehydration, mosquitoes, and blood feeding: how water availability may alter disease transmission
University of Cincinnati
February 27
Capillary action and cibarial pumps: convergent evolution of liquid uptake mechanisms among fluid-feeding insects with porous proboscises
Kent State University
March 6
From biodiversity inventory to large-scale descriptive taxonomy and phylogenomics: Challenges with hyperdiverse parasitoid wasps
Entomology, UIUC
March 13
The importance of biological collections as a historical lens to understand the present
Lake Forest College, Chicago
March 20
No Seminar
Spring Break
March 27
Sarah Hughson
The movement behavior and reproductive ecology of western corn rootworm beetles and implications for the high-dose refuge strategy in Bt cornfields
Grad Student Exit Seminar
April 3
Ecologically intensive food production systems: implications for pest management and the future of entomology
Blue Dasher Farms
April 10
Once a killer...? Novel hosts and the eastward range expansion of mountain pine beetle, a predator of pines from western North America
Olivet Nazarene University
April 17
Pollination, biodiversity and native bee conservation
University of Minnesota
April 24
Keon Mook Seong
Molecular implications of prolonged DDT selection in Drosophila melanogaster
Grad Student Exit Seminar
May 1
Blocking the transmission of a vector-borne plant pathogen
University of California, Berkeley