Department of
Entomology

Calendar

Upcoming Events

Date Event
Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Last Day of Instruction, Fall Semester

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Reading Day/IT No Change Period in effect

Thursday, December 12, 2019
1:00 pm

Entomology Grad Student Exit Seminar - Elijah Juma - "Comparative analyses of the microbial communities of container-dwelling mosquitoes in Champaign county, Illinois"

2049 NHB
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

First Day of Instruction, Spring Semester

Monday, January 27, 2020
4:00 pm

Entomology/Aerospace Engineering Colloquium - Michael Dickinson, California Institute of Technology

NCSA Auditorium 1122 NCSA, 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana
Monday, February 3, 2020
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Andrew Short, University of Kansas

B102 CLSL
Monday, February 10, 2020
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Valeria Trivellone, Visiting Research Scholar, Dietrich Lab, UIUC

B102 CLSL
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
Monday, February 24, 2020
4:00 pm

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

B102 CLSL
Monday, March 2, 2020
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Carly Tribull, Farmingdale State College, SUNY

B102 CLSL
Monday, March 9, 2020
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Teresia Njoroge, Entomology Grad Student Exit Seminar

B102 CLSL
Saturday, March 14, 2020
1:00 pm

Spring Vacation Begins

Monday, March 23, 2020

Instruction resumes

Monday, March 23, 2020
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Ed Vargo, Texas A&M University

B102 CLSL
Monday, March 30, 2020
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Brittany Peterson, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

B102 CLSL
Monday, April 6, 2020
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Christian Krupke, Purdue University

B102 CLSL
Monday, April 13, 2020
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Julian Resasco, University of Colorado, Boulder

B102 CLSL
Monday, April 20, 2020
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Brock Harpur, Purdue University

B102 CLSL
Monday, April 27, 2020
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Aaron Smith, Purdue University

B102 CLSL
Monday, May 4, 2020
4:00 pm

Entomology Colloquium - Elizabeth Gleim, Hollins University, Roanoke, VA

B102 CLSL
Wednesday, May 6, 2020

Instruction Ends

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Reading Day/IT No Change Period in effect

Friday, May 8, 2020

Final Exams Begin

Saturday, May 16, 2020

Commencement

Memorial Stadium
Monday, May 18, 2020

First Day of Instruction, Summer Term 1

Monday, June 15, 2020

First Day of Instruction, Summer Term 2

Recent Colloquium Speakers

Date Speaker Title
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, UIUC
Developing IPM Practices for Invasive and Emerging Pests of Agronomic Crops
October 28, 2019

Dr. Sedonia Sies

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
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
September 16, 2019

Dr. Julia Bowsher

North Dakota State University
How to build a bigger bee: the regulation of body size and caste
September 9, 2019

Drs. Akito Kawahara and Caroline Storer

University of Florida
Evolution and diversity of butterflies and moths: from bat-moth interactions to silk genomics
April 29, 2019

Nathalie Baena Bejarano

Entomology Grad Student Exit Seminar
From extant to extinct tridactyloids (Orthoptera: Caelifera): taxonomy to systematics
April 22, 2019

Dr. Clare Rittschof

University of Kentucky
From the outside in: Social regulation of behavior and health in the honey bee