Fall 2007 Seminar Series

Click on the presenter’s name to learn more about their research.

Click on the host’s name if you’d like to arrange a time to meet with the seminar speaker, or have questions about the seminar

September 6

Andrew Birt, Dept of Entomology, TAMU

“Population dynamics of insects in landscapes: risk, hazard and exposure ”

Hosted by: Spence Behmer

September 20

Larry Hanks, Dept. of Entomology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“Decoding pheromone channels of the longhorned  beetles”


Hosted by: Micky Eubanks

September 27

Jay Siegel, Dept. of Chemistry and Chemical Biology,
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis

“Chemistry and crime: the analysis of evidence of forensic interest”

Hosted by: Jeff Tomberlin

October 4

Que Lan, Dept. of Entomology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

“Cholesterol transport in the midgut: more than just sterol carrier protein-2”

Hosted by: Spence Behmer

October 18

Steve Franks, Dept. of Entomology, TAMU

“The consequences of omnivory and alternative food
for the strength of trophic cascades”

Hosted by: Micky Eubanks

October 25

Raymond St. Leger, Dept. of Entomology, University of Maryland

“Using genomics, the insect immune system and a scorpion neurotoxin to make entomopathogenic fungi hypervirulent to mosquitoes, caterpillars and beetles”

Hosted by: Raul Medina

November 8

Larry Murdock, Dept. of Entomology, Purdue University

“Cowpea grain storage in Africa: the villain, the victim
and the happy (or at least Hopeful) ending”

Hosted by: Keyan Zhu-Salzman

November 15

Michael Stout, Dept. of Entomology, Louisiana State University

“Using induced plant defenses to manage pests in rice”

Hosted by: Spence Behmer


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