Depar​tment Seminars​

Date/ Sponsor​ Presenter Seminar Topic
January 12
Michael Garvey
Yolanda Chen
University of Vermont
Anthropogenic impacts on insect-plant interactions in agriculture 
January 19
Cliff Sadof
William Lamp
University of Maryland
Non-target effects of transgenic corn debris in streams: the changing picture of risk assessment
January 26
Ian Kaplan
Chris Frost
University of Louisville
Plants use environmental cues to prime defenses against future stress via cue-stress associative memory: implications for agriculture
February 2
Adam Alford
Carey Minteer
It's a wild world out there, time to get creative: using unmanned aerial vehicles in the fight against invasive plant species
February 9
Cliff Sadof and Rick Foster
Professors of Entomology, Purdue
Economic injury levels reconsidered
February 16
Doug Richmond
Ben McGraw
Penn State University
Challenges to putting the "integrated" in turfgrass insect IPM: case study of the annual bluegrass weevil
February 23
Mat Dittman
Andrew Suarez
University of Illinois
Mechanisms of ecological success in ants
March 2
Mahsa Fardisi
Purdue University
Effects of insecticide deployment strategies on insecticide resistance evolution in German cockroaches (Blatella Blatella germanica (L.))
March 9
Greg Hunt
Purdue University
Mite-biting bees: genetics, breeding and adoption by beekeepers
March 23
Christian Krupke
Maggie Douglas
Penn State University
Potency paradox: untangling the effects of changing patterns on insecticide use on beneficial insects
March 30
Ian Kaplan
Randa Jabbour
University of Wyoming
Who's learning from who? Integrating farmer perspectives into pest management research
April 6
Cate Hill
Ke Dong
Michigan State University
Can mosquitoes and flies smell pyrethroid insecticides?
April 13
Ian Kaplan
Matt Forister
University of Nevada-Reno
Insect futures: what can we learn about anthropogenic stressors from long-term population records?
April 20
Cate Hill
Subba Reddy Palli
University of Kentucky
Insect RNAi: opportunities and challenges
April 27 Undergraduate Capstones TBA
May 4
Matt Ginzel
Denita Hadziabdic-Guerry
University of Tennessee

Seminars scheduled on Thursdays at 3:45 PM in the Roy L. Whistler Hall of Agricultural Research, Room 116.

****Osmun Award seminar in PFEN 241 - Deans Auditorium

Refreshments at 3:15 PM unless noted otherwise. 


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