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Jugatae Seminar Series

Entomology Seminar Series 2019-2020

For questions or concerns, please contact Scott McArt

Seminars for Spring 2020 will take place beginning January 27 @  3:30-4:30 PM in 2123 Comstock Hall and A137 Barton Lab, unless otherwise noted.

Spring 2020 Jugatae Entomology Seminar Series

Date

Time

Location

Speaker

Title

Host

1/27/20

3:30-4:30 PM

2123 Comstock & A137 Barton Lab

Talya Shragai   Dissertation defense

Aedes albopictus invasions: How an invasive mosquito vector adapts and behaves in novel environments

Harrington

2/3/20

3:30-4:30 PM

A137 Barton Lab & 2123 Comstock

Dr. Steve Frank        North Carolina State U.

Can forests take the heat? Managing pests and ecosystem services in a changing climate

Wickings

2/10/20

3:30-4:30 PM

2123 Comstock & A137 Barton Lab

Dr. Jessica Forrest University of Ottawa

Population ecology of subalpine bees in an era of global change

Thaler

2/17/20

Grad Student Invited Speaker 3:30-4:30 PM

2123 Comstock & A137 Barton Lab

Dr. Lauren Cator     Imperial College London

Mosquito behavior and the transmission and control of disease

Fikrig

2/24/20

FEBRUARY BREAK -- NO SEMINAR

 

3/2/20

3:30-4:30 PM

2123 Comstock & A137 Barton Lab

Dr. Joe Parker  Cal Tech

Convergent evolution of a social symbiosis

Danforth

3/9/20

3:30-4:30 PM

2123 Comstock & A137 Barton Lab

Dr. Britt Peterson   Southern Illinois U.

Investigating symbiont community dynamics as a foundation for host physiology, behavior, and evolution in hemimetabolous insects

McMullen

3/16/20

3:30-4:30 PM

2123 Comstock & A137 Barton Lab

Jamie Freeman  Thesis defense

Mapping multigenic pyrethroid resistance in Musca domestica using bulked segregant analysis

Scott

3/23/20

3:30-4:30 PM

2123 Comstock & A137 Barton Lab

Silas Bossert      

Dissertation defense

What can ultraconserved DNA tell us about the phylogeny of bees?

Danforth

3/30/20

SPRING BREAK -- NO SEMINAR

 

4/7/20

(Tuesday)

Life Sciences Lecture Series 4:00-5:00 PM

Vet school

Dr. Li-Huei Tsai 

MIT

Network level approaches to studying Alzheimer's disease

Soloway & Xu

4/13/20

3:30-4:30 PM

2123 Comstock & A137 Barton Lab

Zoe Getman-Pickering Dissertation defense

Friend or Foe? The conditionality of mycorrhizae-plant-herbivore interactions

Thaler

4/20/20

3:30-4:30 PM

2123 Comstock & A137 Barton Lab

Laura Figueroa Dissertation defense

Bee pathogen transmission in plant-pollinator networks

McArt

4/27/20 (Monday)

Life Sciences Lecture Series 4:00-5:00 PM

G10 Biotech

Dr. Sally Otto  U. British Columbia

Genomic scope of adaptive mutations in the face of environmental challenges

Messer & Alani

5/4/20

3:30-4:30 PM

2123 Comstock & A137 Barton Lab

Undergraduate theses

 

 

 

*A137 will be the location in Barton Lab. Reminder, the Life Science Lecture Series is not available via Zoom.

Download the Spring 2020 Jugatae Seminar Schedule.