Seminars & Colloquium

Spring 2018 Colloquium

All colloquium will be on Mondays at NOON in FSHN 354 unless otherwise noted. AMS is available in Prosser, Puyallup, Wenatchee, Mt. Vernon, WSU Tri-Cities & Island County. The dial up number for all sites is 772402.

January 15 — Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday (University Holiday)

January 22 — Bev Gerdeman, Washington State University – Mt. Vernon “New IPM Approaches in Northwest Washington Small Fruits and Vegetables”

January 29 — Laura Lavine, Washington State University, “Life History Trade-offs and Phenotypically Plastic Trait Evolutions in Insects”

February 5 — Betsy Beers, Washington State University – Wenatchee, “The Acarine Bermuda Triangle: Mites, Resistance, and Non-Target Effects”

February 12 — Robert Clark, Postdoc in Crowder’s Lab, Washington State University “Integrating Mutualism, Facilitation, and Vector Biology into Food Web Ecology: Insights from Forest Caterpillars and Pea Aphids”

February 19 — President’s Day

February 26 — Claudio Gratton, Department of Entomology, University of Wisconsin “Can we design sustainable bioenergy landscapes? Balancing our Needs for Production and Biodiversity Please note: in FSHN T101 11 a.m. to noon.

March 5 — Student Choice Speaker: Jose Monzon, Universidad del Valle de Guatemala, Guatemala City “The genus Chrysina in Guatemala”

March 5 — 2018 Student Choice Guest Lecture in FSHN T101 from 4:30-5:50 PM: Jose Monzon, Universidad del Valle de Guatemala, Guatemala City “Insect diversity of Guatemala”, AMS dial # is 772853

March 12 — Spring Break

March 21 — (WEDNESDAY) Megan Asche, MS student in Sheppard Lab, “An Evaluation of Hygenic Behavior and Flight Performance Comparing Different Strains of Honey Bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae)”

March 26 — Alix Whitener, PhD student in Beers’ Lab, “Behavior and Integrated Pest Management of Drosophilia Suzukii (Matsumura) (Diptera: Drosophilidae) in Central Washington Sweet Cherry”

April 2 — Kim Patten, Long Beach Research and Extension Unit, WSU, “Ecological and Economical Consequences of Large-scale Field Applications of Imidacloprid to Control a Subterranean Burrowing Shrimp Species on Shellfish Beds”

April 9 — Michael Strickland, Department of Soil and Water Systems, University of Idaho, “Ecosystem Processes in the Age of Antibiotics”

April 19 — (THURSDAY) 5:30 p.m. at 1912 Center, Moscow — E. Paul Catts Memorial Speaker, Rufus Isaacs, Department of Entomology, Michigan State University

April 20 — (FRIDAY) 11 a.m. in FSHN T-101 — E. Paul Catts Memorial SpeakerRufus Isaacs, Department of Entomology, Michigan State University

April 23 — Carrie Foss, Urban IPM Coordinator, WSU Puyallup, “IPM Implementation in Urban Settings”