Fall 2018 Series

September 6

Dr. Steve Frank.  North Carolina State University.
Title: Can forests take the heat: protecting trees and ecosystem services in a changing climate.

September 13

Dr. Clifford Spiegelman, Department of Statistics, TAMU.
Title:
JFK assassination: Chemistry, metallurgy, and statistics increase doubt about lone gunman theory and its implications for forensic entomology.

September 20

Dr. Jose Carlos Verle Rodrigues.  University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez.
Title: A science hub for research & education in invasive species

September 27

Dr. Norman Elliott, USDA ARS Plains Area
Title: Cereal aphids and their natural enemies from a landscape ecology and area wide management perspective.

October 4

Dr. Laura Harrington, Cornell University
Title: Blood feeding biology and mating behavior of the arbovirus vectors: Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus.

October 11

Dr. Astri Wayadande, Oklahoma State University
Title: Using electropenetrography (EPG) for the study of herbivorous and hematophagous insects.

October 18

Dr. Corrie Moreau, Field Museum of Natural History, University of Chicago
Title: Ants, plants, and bacteria: Symbiosis as a driver of evolutionary diversification.

October 25

Dr. Adriana E. Alvarez, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Salta, Salta, Argentina
Title:  Searching for Strategies to Control the Green Peach Aphid on Potato Crops

November 1

Dr. Ada Szczepaniec, Texas A&M University Agrilife Research/TAMU Department of Entomology.
Title: Mechanisms underlying sugarcane aphid-plant host interactions in late – colonized sorghum.

November 8

No Seminar-Seminar Canceled

November 15

No Seminar – Entomological Society of America Meeting in Vancouver

November 22

Thanksgiving Holiday

November 29

Dr. Albert Mulenga,  Texas A&M University.
Title: It’s taken so long, should we just give up on tick bite vaccines? Tick saliva proteomics says NOT YET.

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