Department of
Entomology

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Upcoming Events

Date Event
Monday, September 27, 2021
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Elizabeth Gleim, Professor, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA - "Fire, ticks, and Lyme disease: A fascinating dive into the world of tick-borne disease ecology"

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Monday, October 4, 2021
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Robert Peterson, Professor, Montana State University - "Hot Springs, Tigers, and Bears…Oh My! Adaptations of Insects to Extreme Environments in Yellowstone National Park"

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Monday, October 11, 2021
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Nicholas Gotelli, Professor, University of Vermont, Burlington - "Effects of climate warming and species interactions on the dynamics of colonization, extinction, and species replacements: lessons from the Warm Ants experiment"

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Monday, October 18, 2021
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Emily Meineke, Assistant Professor, University of California, Davis - "Herbivory through the ages: Novel methods to investigate changing plant-insect interactions"

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Monday, October 25, 2021
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Yangui Cao - Postdoctoral Research Associate, Chris Dietrich Lab, UIUC - "Phylogenomics and beyond: multiple uses of anchored-hybrid sequence data from sap-sucking herbivores"

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Monday, November 1, 2021
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Kari Segraves, Professor, Syracuse University

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Monday, November 8, 2021
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Megan Meuti, Assistant Professor, The Ohio State University

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Monday, November 15, 2021
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Kaitlin Baudier, Assistant Professor, University of Southern Mississippi

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Saturday, November 20, 2021

Thanksgiving Break Begins

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Monday, November 29, 2021

Instruction resumes

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Monday, November 29, 2021
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Jason Bried, Wetland Ecologist, INHS - "Local recruitment, dispersal mass effects, and linking aerial odonates to aquatic health"

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Monday, December 6, 2021
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Tobin Hammer, Assistant Professor, University of Texas, Austin

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Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Last Day of Instruction, Fall Semester

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Thursday, December 9, 2021

Reading Day - IT No Change Period in effect

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Friday, December 10, 2021
8:30 am

Final Exams Begin

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Monday, December 20, 2021

First Day of Instruction, Winter Session

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Friday, January 14, 2022

Final Exams - Winter Session

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Tuesday, January 18, 2022

First Day of Instruction, Spring Semester

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Saturday, March 12, 2022
1:00 pm

Spring Vacation Begins

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Monday, March 21, 2022
7:00 am

Instruction resumes

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Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Instruction Ends

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Thursday, May 5, 2022

Reading Day/IT No Change Period in effect

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Friday, May 6, 2022

Final Exams Begin

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Saturday, May 14, 2022
8:30 am

Commencement

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Monday, May 16, 2022

First Day of Instruction, Summer Term 1

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Monday, June 13, 2022

First Day of Instruction, Summer Term 2

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Recent Colloquium Speakers

Date Speaker Title
March 22, 2021

Dr. William Snyder

Professor
Drivers of recent insect declines (and increases) across North America
March 15, 2021

Dr. Paul Ode

Associate Professor
Causes and consequences of competitive displacement of Cotesia glomerata by C. rubecula
March 8, 2021

Dr. Arianne Cease

Associate Professor
Locusts: Working across boundaries, sectors, and disciplines to study and address outbreaks
March 1, 2021

Dr. Aaron Smith

Assistant Professor and Director of the Purdue Entomological Research Collection
The evolution and innovations of desert darkling beetles (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)
February 22, 2021

Dr. Julian Resasco

Assistant Professor
Biodiversity under environmental change in large-scale and long-term studies
February 15, 2021

Dr. Christine Miller

Associate Professor
Biomechanics, trade-offs, and the evolutionary diversification of animal weapons
February 8, 2021

Dr. Nick Haddad

Professor
Reconnecting landscapes for nature and people
February 1, 2021

Dr. Coy St. Clair

Research Entomologist
Lessons from western corn rootworm: Understanding management strategies and relevant spatial scales
December 7, 2020

Dr. Jim Whitfield

Dept. of Entomology
Evolution of symbiotic parasitoid viruses in Hymenoptera
November 30, 2020

Joshua Gibson

Entomology Colloquium - Grad Student Exit Seminar - Joshua Gibson - “Biomechanics and evolution of trap-jaw ants: An origin story for a superpowered animal”
November 9, 2020

Ohelia Bolmin

PhD candidate
Overcoming Muscles Limitations: Power Amplification in Click Beetles
November 2, 2020

Eric South

Molecular phylogenetics of the North American stoneflies (Insecta: Plecoptera), with description of a new species and family
October 26, 2020

Dr. Bernarda Calla

Research Scientist
Genomic and evolutionary insights from the sequencing of two Lepidoptera species