Fall 2022 Seminar Series

Pre-seminar social begins Thursdays at 3:15pm, HPCT, Rm. 413. Seminar begins Thursdays at 4pm in HPCT, Rm. 103.

August 25

No seminar

September 1

Dr. Vanessa Macias, Department of Biological Sciences, University of North Texas.

Title: Expanding molecular genetics for basic and applied studies in mosquito biology.

Host: Kevin Myles

September 8

Dr. Chloe Hawkings, Department of Entomology, Rutgers University.

TitleTitle:   A seasonal menu: how differences in gene expression can explain ecological adaptations of an agricultural pest

Host: Aggie Women in Entomology

September 15

Dr. Joao Pedra, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Maryland School of Medicine.

Title: Tick immunobiology and microbial interactions.

Host: Adela Chavez

September 22

Dr. Dominic Reisig, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology,
North Carolina State University.

Title: Battling Bt resistance on the front lines

Host: Greg Sword

September 29

Seminar Cancelled

No seminar this week.

October 6

Dr. Marianne Alleyne, Department of Entomology, University of Illinois.

Title: Insects did it first: multifunctionality of the surfaces and structures.

Host: Patricia Pietrantonio

October 13

Dr. Lindsey Perkin, USDA ARS Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center, College Station, TX.

Title: Boll weevil genomics and transcriptomics insight into the biology of an infamous cotton pest.

Host: Greg Sword

October 20

Perry Adkisson Award: Dr. Oscar Liburd, Entomology and Nematology Department, University of Florida.

Title: Pest ecology, border sprays, and conservation biological control: Tactics to manage invasive pests in agricultural systems.

Host: Phil Kaufman

October 27

Dr. Gary Felton, Department of Entomology, Penn State University.

Title: Herbivore manipulation of stomata: Consequences for biotic and abiotic interactions in plants.

Host: Anjel Helms

November 3

Dr. Dorith Rotenberg, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, North Carolina State University.

Title: Towards defining molecular determinants of thrips vector competence to transmit tomato spotted wilt virus.

Host: Cecilia Tamborindeguy

November 10

Dr. Jonathon Oliver, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota.

Title: Pathogen surveillance and microbiome analysis of Minnesota blacklegged ticks.

Host: Adela Chavez

November 17

No Seminar – ESA

November 24

Thanksgiving Holiday

December 1

Dr. Colin Brent, USDA-ARS U.S. Arid Land Agricultural Research Center, Maricopa, AZ.

Title: Reproduction in a plant bug.

Host: Ed Vargo

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