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Upcoming Events

Date Event
Monday, April 19, 2021
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Brock Harpur, Assistant Professor, Purdue University - "Can we connect genotype to phenotype in honey bees?"

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Monday, April 26, 2021
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Grad Student Exit Seminar - Nick Anderson - "Death by a thousand cuts: The roles of pesticides, predators, and habitat patch characteristics on wild bee and insect communities"

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Monday, May 3, 2021
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Jose Luis Ramirez, Research Entomologist, USDA ARS NCAUR, Peoria, IL - "Unraveling multipartite interactions to control mosquitoes and the pathogens they transmit"

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Instruction Ends

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Thursday, May 6, 2021

Reading Day/IT No Change Period in effect

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Friday, May 7, 2021

Final Exams Begin

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Saturday, May 15, 2021
8:30 am


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Monday, May 17, 2021

First Day of Instruction, Summer Term 1

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Monday, June 14, 2021

First Day of Instruction, Summer Term 2

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Recent Colloquium Speakers

Date Speaker Title
March 22, 2021

Dr. William Snyder

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

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
October 19, 2020

Dr. Kacie Athey

Assistant Professor
It’s raining moths: Drone technology for sterile codling moth release