Depar​tment Seminars​ - Fall 2020

Seminars are scheduled on Wednesdays from 10:45-11:30AM Eastern Time with a Q&A session at the end of each presentation. All seminars will be virtual events (webinars) this semester due to COVID-19 restrictions. All Purdue Department of Entomology personnel will be sent a link to each webinar prior to the date of the event. Anyone outside the department that would like to be notified of upcoming webinars can subscribe to the entm.seminars listserv.

PresenterSeminar Topic/Area of Interest

Aug 26
Dr. Tanya Renner
Assistant Professor, Dept of Entomology, Pennsylvania State University
Carabids, chemistry, and convergence: utilizing comparative genomics to study the evolution of chemical defense in ground beetles
Sep 2

No seminar scheduled

Sep 9

Dr. Jennifer Giron
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Dept of Entomology, Purdue University
Building studies with beetle parts
Sep 16

Dr. Jorge R. Diaz
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Dept of Entomology, Purdue University
Capacity building for postharvest pest management in Arequipa, Peru
Sep 23

Dr. Saravanan Thangamani
Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology, SUNY Upstate Medical University
Tick-virus-host interface: Nidus of Powassan virus transmission
Sep 30

Dr. Anjel Helms
Dept. of Entomology, Texas A&M University
The smells of dinner, death, and danger: How organisms navigate multitrophic interactions in a chemical world
Oct 7

Dr. Qian "Karen" Sun
Dept. of Entomology, Louisiana State University
The regulation of reproductive division of labor in termites: chemical communication and social behavior
Oct 14

Dr. Douglas Richmond
Dept. of Entomology, Purdue University
Building an undergraduate insect biology curriculum: the Purdue entomology experience
Oct 21

Dr. Adam Dolezal
School of Integrative Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Interactive effects of environmental stressors on bees: nutrition, pathogens, and landscape
Oct 28

Dr. Warren Sconiers
Dept. of Biology, University of the Ozarks
Urban insect ecology: How human environments can alter arthropod communities and IPM
Nov 4

ESA Graduate Student Practice Talks
Nov 11

Dr. Lyric Bartholomay
Dept. of Pathobiological Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison
The Midwest Center of Excellence for Vector-Borne Disease: Enhancing Public Health Entomology Capacity and Practice in the Upper Midwest
Nov 18

No seminar scheduled
ESA Virtual Meeting
Nov 25

No seminar scheduled
Thanksgiving Break
Dec 2

Purdue Undergraduate Insect Biology Capstone Forum

Dec 9

Dr. Elizabeth Barnes
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Dept. of Entomology, Purdue University
Communicating invasive species messages to both professionals and the general public

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