Fall 2022 Seminar Schedule

*All seminars take place Monday from 11:30am- 12:20pm 

August 29

Dr. Jake Tu

University Distinguished Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Virginia Tech University
"Sex Determination and Sex Chromosomes in Aedes aegypti and other Mosquitoes"

September 12

Schmidt Seminar
Melissa Mattee-Murphy


September 19

Dr. Clare Casteel
Associate Professor, School of Integrative Plant Science Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology Section, Cornell University

September 26

Dr. Ricardo Ramirez
Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Utah State University

October 3

Brady Seminar
Dr. Jason Rasgon

Professor, Department of Entomology, Penn State University


October 10

Dr. Margarita Lopez-Uribe
Associate Professor, Department of Entomology
Penn State University

October 17

Dr. Ryan Garrick
Associate Professor, Department of Biology, University of Mississippi
"Demographic History and Spatial-Genetic Structure of Deadwood-Associated Invertebrates in the southern Appalachian Mountains, USA"


October 24

Dr. Laurent Keller
Professor, Department of Ecology and  Evolution, University of Lausanne
"Clonal Reproduction by Males, Obligate Chimerism, and Other Crazy Modes of Reproduction in Ants"

October 31

Dr. Ed Vargo
Professor and Endowed Chair in Urban and Structural Entomology, Department of Entomology, Texas A&M University
"Bottlenecks, Urbanization, and Genomic Conflict: Insights From Two Invasive Ants"



November 7

Dr. Carol Boggs
Professor, School of the Earth, Ocean & Environment, University of South Carolina
"Effects of Environmental Variation on Life History: From Lab to Field Studies"


November 14

ESA -- No Seminar

November 21

Scott Clem
Post Doctoral Associate, Department of Entomology, University of Georgia
"Flies on the Move: Unpacking Evidence and Mechanisms of Long-Distance Migration in Nearctic Hover Flies (Diptera: Syrphidae)

November 28

Dr. Krista Capps
Assistant Professor, Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia
"Environmental Parameters Associated with Larval Mosquito Habitats in Tropical Suburban Neighborhoods"