Fall 2014 Seminars

Thursdays, 4:00 p.m., Heep Center, Room 103
Pre-Seminar Social and Refreshments at 3:30 p.m., 4th Floor Atrium, Minnie Belle Heep Center

September 18

Keyan Zhu-Salzman, Department of Entomology, Texas A&M University
“Research in insect-plant-environment interactions: what have we learned?”
Hosted by: Cecilia Tamborindeguy

September 25

Ricahrd Meisel, University of Houston
“Sex Determination, Sex Chromosomes, and Sexual Dimorphism in Flies”
Hosted by: Aaron Tarone

October 2

Michael Kolomiets, Texas A&M University
“Corn green leaf volatiles and jasmonates regulate defense against insects”
Hosted by: Julio Bernal

October 9

Dan Hahn, University of Florida
“From sleeping beauties to macho males: what can stress physiology tell us about seasonal adaptation,sexual selection, and controlling insect pests?”
Hosted by: Spencer Behmer

October 16

Mo Way, AgriLife Research, Texas A&M University
“Current State of Rice IPM in Texas—What about the Future?”
Hosted by: Cecilia Tamborindeguy

October 23

Walter Leal, University of California Davis
“Ladies and gentlemen: we got it – the DEET receptor”
Hosted by: Michel Slotman

October 30

Renata Ivanek-Miojevic, Texas A&M University
“Epidemiology of human Lyme disease in Texas: spatial patterns and perceptions”
Hosted by: Cecilia Tamborindeguy

November 6

Prati Bajracharya, Department of Entomology, Texas A&M University
Title: TBA
Hosted by: Patricia Pietrantonio

November 13

No Seminar Scheduled

November 20

ESA National Meeting– No Seminar Scheduled

November 27

Thanksgiving Holiday – No Seminar Scheduled

December 4

Kwang Pum Lee, Department of Entomology, Seoul National University
Title: Host-plant quality alters herbivore responses to temperature: a case study using the generalist caterpillar, Hyphantria cunea.
Hosted by: Spence Behmer

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