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Fall 2017 Colloquium

Mondays, 2:10-3pm, (unless otherwise specified) FSHN 354

Faculty contact: David Crowder
AMS is 771155; meeting ID 06116

August 28 – Omar Cornejo (WSU Biology), “A population genetics approach to the study of host and microbe interactions.”

September 4 – Labor day, no seminar

September 11- Daniel Ballhorn (Biology, Portland State University) “The effects of microbial plant symbionts on herbivores and higher trophic levels.”

September 19 – Fred Gould (Entomology, North Carolina State University) What’s for Dinner? A Guide to Understanding GMOs.”  Also, BUGSS presentation featuring Fred Gould on Sept. 19 at 3:30 p.m. in the Bruce Pitman Center International Ballroom on the University of Idaho campus.

September 25 – Jamie Strange (USDA Scientist, Logan Bee Lab) “Population Genetic Structure in North American Bumble Bee Communities”

October 2 – Jeb Owen (WSU Entomology Faculty) “You’re a Meatsack and It’s Okay. Lessons from Parasite Immunology and Art”

October 9 – Doug Walsh (WSU Entomology faculty) “Integrated Pest and Pollinator Management on Alfalfa Produced for Seed”

October 16 – Ed Lewis (Idaho Entomology faculty) “Movement and Infection Behaviors of Insect-Parasitic Nematodes: The Story of the Slithering Herd”

October 23  Jimmy Helper (PhD Proposal Seminar) “Host Plant Utilization of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, Halyomorpha halys, in the Arid Pacific Northwest”

October 30 – Scott Hotaling (School of Biological Sciences, WSU) “Genetic Perspectives on biodiversity in North American Alpine Streams”

November 6 – ESA, no seminar

November 13 – Shirley Luckhart (Entomology, University of Idaho) “An Ancient Stress Hormone in Malaria: Cross-kingdom Signaling in Mosquitoes and Mammals”

November 20 – Thanksgiving break, no seminar

November 27 – Rose Zhu (WSU Entomology faculty) “IPM-Compatible Chemical Practice for Precision Pest Control”

December 4 – Benjamin Lee and Abigail Cohen: Research Proposal Talks