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Colloquium: Spring 2019

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 14
No seminar
First Day of Classes
Thursday, January 17
Voltage-gated sodium channels as insecticide targets
Michigan State University
January 21
No seminar
MLK Day - No classes
January 28
Esther Ngumbi
Volatile organic compounds as multitrophic messages among plants, microbes, and insects
Entomology Postdoc, UIUC
February 4
Symbiont-mediated defense against parasitoids in Drosophila
Texas A&M
February 11
We the Swarm - Lessons in problem-solving from tiny brains and neuron-less creatures
New Jersey Institute of Technology
February 18
Replaying the tape of symbiosis in lice: The role of Nuo in the Matrix
University of Utah
February 25
On the scent of speciation: Evidence suggesting a neurological switch in fruit volatile processing involving the antennal lobes of the apple and hawthorn host races of Rhagoletis pomonella
University of Notre Dame
March 4
Imperiled keystones of agriculture: The threat of unseen factors on the health of pollinators
USDA, Logan, Utah
March 11
Mapping the range expansion of ticks: modeling and surveillance
Old Dominion University, VA
March 18
No seminar

Spring Break

March 25
How to survive in Antarctica: Lessons from an insect
Ohio State University
April 1
Toxic slugs and plants that can smell: Unforeseen interactions alter herbivore populations
Penn State University
April 8
University of Georgia
April 15
Mark Demkovich

Identifying mechanisms of pyrethroid resistance in the navel orangeworm and novel methods of control

Grad Student Exit Seminar
April 22


University of Kentucky
April 29
Nathalie Baena Bejarano
Grad Student Exit Seminar