Spring 2022 Seminar Schedule

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

January 24

Dr. Rebecca Irwin
Associate Professor, Department of Applied Ecology, North Carolina State University
"The Role of Floral Traits in Pollination and Bee Disease Transmission"

January 31

Dr. Lewis Bartlett
Postdoctoral Associate, Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia
"Problems and Promises of Darwinian Beekeeping"


February 7

Dr. Aaron Tarone
Professor & Director of Forensic and Investigative Sciences Program, Department of Entomology, Texas A&M University
"CSI: Dipteran Genomics"

February 14

Dr. Jason Bond
Professor, Department of Entomology and Nematology, UC- Davis

February 21

Dr. Jess Hartshorn
Assistant Professor of Forest Health, Forestry and Environmental Conservation Department, Clemson University
"Prickly Pernicious Pears: Effects of Callery Pear on Arthropod Guilds"


February 28

Dr. Clint Penick
Assistant Professor, Ecology, Evolution & Organismal Biology
Kennesaw State University
"From the Sidewalk to the Moon:  How Honey Bees and Ants are Inspiring Aerospace Innovations"

March 14

Dr. Elizabeth McGraw
Professor and Huck Scholar in Entomology, Penn State University
"Wolbachia: Mosquito: Virus Interactions"


March 21

Dr. Vincent Formica
Associate Professor of Evolutionary Biology, Swarthmore College, University of Pennsylvania
"Social Networks as Evolvable Phenotypes"

March 28

No Seminar -- SEB ESA conference




Dr. Shannon Morsello CANCELLED
North American Product Biology Technical Manager, Syngenta
"Fourteen Years in Industry as a Research Scientist -- Deep State"


April 11

Dr. Christine Miller
Associate Professor, Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida
"Biomechanics, Trade-offs and the Evolutionary Diversification of Animal Weapons"

April 18

Lund Week

April 25

Dr. Zsofia Szendrei
Associate Professor,  Entomology Department, Michigan State University
"Supporting Pollinators in Vine Crops"

May 2

Dr. Ian Kaplan
Professor, Department of Entomology, Purdue University
"Integrating Crop Pollinators Into Pest Management Decisions"