Spring 2023 Seminar Schedule

*All seminars take place Monday from 11:30am- 12:20pm in Biological Sciences 404A

January 23

Dr. Kari Segraves
Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Syracuse University
"Cheating, Community Context and CoEvolution in the Yucca-Yucca Moth Mutualism "

January 30

Dr. Ange Lorenzi
Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Entomology, University of Georgia
"Endogenous Virus Gene Function in Parasitoid Wasps "


February 6

Dr. Sally Entrekin
Associate Professor, Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech University
"Food Web Energy Transfer and Carbon Cycling in Salinized Headwater Streams"

February 13

Dr. Elisabeth Schussler
Professor, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee
"A Framework for Curriculum Reform: Letting 'Vision and Change' do the Work "

February 20

Dr. Nora Besansky
Martin J. Gillen Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Notre Dame University
"How Malaria Vectors Evolve: A Genomic Perspective "


February 27

Dr. Lukasz Stelinski
Professor, Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida
"An Economic Injury Level Approach to Managing a Phytopathogen Vector Under Circumstances of Endemic and Widespread Disease"

March 13

No Seminar

SEB meeting


March 20  

Dr. Gary Blissard
Professor, Boyce Thompson Institute, Cornell Universtiy
"Virus Cell Interactions in the Insect Midgut "

March 27

Dr. Rachel Mallinger
Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology and Nematology,  University of Florida
"Plant-Pollinator Interactions Under Changing Climates and Communities"



April 3

Dr. John Heraty
Professor, Department of Entomology, University of California-Riverside
"Effects of Environmental Variation on Life History: From Lab to Field Studies"


April 10

Dr. William Wetzer
Assistant Professor, Department of Entomology, Michigan State University
"Plant-Insect Interactions in a Variable World "

April 17

No Seminar

Lund Week

April 24

Dr. Noah Whiteman
Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, University of California-Berkeley
"A Tale of Two Toxins: the Evolution of a Parasitoid Defense Through Horizontal Gene Transfer "