Spring 2018 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 SpeakerJose 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 SpeakerRufus 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”

Featured Image Above by Megan Asche