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Colloquium: Spring 2018

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 22
Frontier taxonomy of little brown beetles (Coleoptera: Cucujoidea & Coccinelloidea)
Insect Collections Manager, INHS, UIUC
January 29
Mosquito behavioral ecology: individual traits to population- and community-level effects
Medical Entomologist, INHS, UIUC
February 5
Ecology and evolution of disease vectors: combining basic and applied approaches
Tyson Research Center, Washington University in St. Louis
February 12
Bio-inspired sensors: From the ocean to the operating room
Electrical and Computer Engineering, UIUC
February 19
Discovering, applying and understanding biomarkers for hygienic behaviour in honey bees
University of British Columbia
February 26
Pursuing Gottfried Fraenkel’s “Raison d’Ętre”: Plant compounds, ultimate causation, and the uses of practical research
University of Utah
March 5

Misbehaving mantids, loose lice and foreign fruit-flies: Adventures in Australian insect phylogenomics

Purdue University
March 12
From genes to societies: what can we learn from honeybees?
University of Dusseldorf
March 19
No seminar
Spring Break
March 26
Time, stem cells and motor circuits
University of Chicago
April 2

The role of hormone receptors and microRNAs in mosquito reproduction and metabolism

University of California, Riverside
April 9
One hundred million years on forty sextillion legs: fossil amber insights into the evolution of ants
New Jersey Institute of Technology
April 16
Plant variability and the ecology of plant-insect interactions
Michigan State University
April 23
The emergence of Lyme disease in Canada - predictions and observations
Public Health Agency of Canada, Ottawa
April 30

Implications of climate change for native bees: overwintering, phenology, and floral scents

Montana State University