Fall 2016 Entomology Student Seminars

Nov 7, Monday, 2:00-3:30pm, Room 354 FSHN – 2 Graduate Proposal Presentations
Adrian Marshall, WSU
Exclusion efficacy and non-target effects of shade netting in orchards
Adekunle Adesanya, WSU
Characterizing acaricide resistance in the two-spotted mite Tetranychus urticae Koch

Fall 2016 Colloquium

Mondays, 2:10-3pm, Room 354 FSHN

Aug 22 – First week: No Seminar

Aug 29 – No Seminar

Sept 12 – Dr. Hua Bai, Iowa State University
Transcriptional co-regulation of lipid metabolism by juvenile hormone and insulin signaling in Drosophila
Host – Dr. Zhu

Sept 19 – Dr. Clare Casteel, University of California- Davis
The role of microbes in modulating plant-insect interactions
Host – Dr. Crowder

Sept 26 – International Congress of Entomology – No seminar

Oct 3 – No seminar

Oct 10 – Dr. Robert Schaeffer, WSU
Microbial mediation of pollination services
Host – Dr. Crowder

Oct 17 – Dr. Beverley Gerdemen, WSU
Western Washington Entomology: Diverse, Cryptic and Challenging
Host – Dr. Nabity

Oct 24 – Dr. Cynthia Gleason, WSU
The underground battle between plants and root-knot nematodes
Host – Dr. Nabity

Oct 31 – Dr. Chaoyang Zhao, WSU
From Hessian Fly to Phylloxera: Plant manipulation by galling insects
Host – Dr. Nabity

Nov 7 – 2 Graduate presentations – will start promptly at 2 p.m. and go until 3:30 p.m.
Adrian Marshall, WSU
Exclusion efficacy and non-target effects of shade netting in orchards
Adekunle Adesanya, WSU
Characterizing acaricide resistance in the two-spotted mite Tetranychus urticae Koch

Nov 14 – Dr. Juli Carrillo, University of British Columbia
Ecological and evolutionary disruption of tri-trophic plant defenses: Similarities in plant invasions and crop domestication
Host – Dr. Snyder

Nov 28 – Dr. Amanda Edworthy, Washington State University
Parasitic fly larvae: an emerging threat to island bird populations
Host- Dr. Snyder

Dec 5 – Dr. Carol von Dohlen, Utah State University
Easy come, easy go? Unusual diversity and role reversals in the dual symbionts of adelgids (Aphidoidea: Adelaide)
Host – Dr. Nabity

Dec 12 – Finals week: No Seminar