Department of
Entomology

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Upcoming Events

Date Event
Monday, February 17, 2020
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Graham Thompson, Western University, Ontario, Canada - "Genes for altruism: inclusive fitness theory in the age of genomics"

B102 CLSL (View all information)
Saturday, February 22, 2020
6:00 pm

Entomology's 37th Annual Insect Fear Film Festival (IFFF)

Foellinger Auditorium (View all information)
Monday, February 24, 2020
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Carly Tribull, Farmingdale State College, SUNY - "EduComics and Insects! Fitting together outreach, education, and entomology as an early-career professor"

B102 CLSL (View all information)
Monday, March 2, 2020
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Gyan Harwood, Postdoc, Dolezal Lab, UIUC - "Social immunity and host-pathogen interactions in honey bees"

B102 CLSL (View all information)
Monday, March 9, 2020
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Teresia Njoroge, Entomology Grad Student Exit Seminar - "Evaluation of the role of plant-derived chemicals on mosquito ecology and control"

B102 CLSL (View all information)
Saturday, March 14, 2020
1:00 pm

Spring Vacation Begins

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Monday, March 23, 2020

Instruction resumes

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Monday, March 23, 2020
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Ed Vargo, Texas A&M University - "Kings, queens and half-clones: insights into the breeding systems of termites and ants"

B102 CLSL (View all information)
Monday, March 30, 2020
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Brittany Peterson, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville - "Unseen connections: How microbes influence insect physiology and beyond"

B102 CLSL (View all information)
Monday, April 6, 2020
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Christian Krupke, Purdue University

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Monday, April 13, 2020
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Julian Resasco, University of Colorado, Boulder - "Arthropod biodiversity under environmental change in large-scale and long-term studies"

B102 CLSL (View all information)
Monday, April 20, 2020
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Brock Harpur, Purdue University

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Monday, April 27, 2020
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Aaron Smith, Purdue University - "From phenomes to genomes: Exploring darkling beetle biodiversity and evolution"

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Monday, May 4, 2020
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Elizabeth Gleim, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA - "Ticks & Fire: Could prescribed fire be used to reduce tick-borne disease risk?"

B102 CLSL (View all information)
Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Instruction Ends

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

Reading Day/IT No Change Period in effect

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Friday, May 8, 2020

Final Exams Begin

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Saturday, May 16, 2020

Commencement

Memorial Stadium (View all information)
Monday, May 18, 2020

First Day of Instruction, Summer Term 1

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Monday, June 15, 2020

First Day of Instruction, Summer Term 2

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Recent Colloquium Speakers

Date Speaker Title
February 10, 2020

Dr. Valeria Trivellone

Visiting Research Scholar
Evolution of complex interactions between plants, pathogens and insect vectors
February 3, 2020

Dr. Andrew Short

University of Kansas
Aquatic beetle diversification: A tale of ecological promiscuity and geographic constraint
January 27, 2020

Dr. Michael Dickinson

California Institute of Technology
How flies fly
December 9, 2019

Dr. Jory Brinkerhoff

University of Richmond
Eco-epidemiology of tick-borne diseases in an area of increasing tick-borne disease incidence
December 2, 2019

Dr. Jessica Ware

Rutgers University
On the divergence of insects: using systematics to better understand the evolution of insect sociality, migration and flight
November 4, 2019

Dr. Nick Seiter

Crop Sciences
Developing IPM Practices for Invasive and Emerging Pests of Agronomic Crops
October 28, 2019

Dr. Sedonia Sies

Southern Illinois University
Bee-plant relationships: ecology, evolution, and biodiversity patterns
October 21, 2019

Dr. Kerri Coon

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Microbial regulation of molting in mosquitoes
October 14, 2019

Dr. Claudio Gratton

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Towards sustainable agricultural landscapes: upending the paradigm
October 7, 2019

Dr. Robert Bonasio

University of Pennsylvania
Molecular bases of phenotypic plasticity in the ant brain
September 23, 2019

Dr. Laura Russo

University of Tennessee
Building plant-pollinator communities