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This week's
Friday

Seminar Speakers:

Richard Levine
Mike Adang

 

 




 


University of Florida Department of Entomology and Nematology
1881 Natural Area Drive, University of Florida

Entomology and Nematology

Spring 2018 SEMINAR SERIES

10:20 a.m. - Refreshments
10:30 a.m. - Seminar begins
11:30 a.m. - Seminar ends
Mingling & discussions
noon - Pizza lunch with students

Room 1031, Steinmetz Hall


January 12th – “Malaria & Other Vector Borne Diseases: Exploring conserved stratagems of vector host-pathogen interactions in the design of novel interventions, by Rhoel Dinglasan,” UF EPI

January 19th – “Biological control of root-knot nematodes with the bacterium Pasteuria penetrans: the challenge of extreme variation” by Patricia Timper, USDA GA

January 26th – “Global Ant Invasions: The essential role of science education in solving one of the world’s worst problems”, by Andrea Lucky, UF Entomology & Nematology

February 2nd – “Spread of the Asian subterranean termite in Florida and its unique impact on structures and landscapes”, by Thomas Chouvenc, UF Entomology & Nematology, Ft. Lauderdale

February 9th – “Communicating Controversial Science – Lessons from Psychology, Aristotle and Hostage Negotiation”, by evin Folta, UF Hort Sciences

February 16th – “Aging, feeding behavior, and the microbiome”, by William Ja, The Scripps Research Institute, Jupiter, Florida, Hosted by: Adam Wong

February 23rd – “Bacillus thuringiensis crystal toxins for insect control: action, diversity and synergists”, Mike Adang, UGA

March 2nd – A sticky situation: the evolution of spider silk glues from nature to technology”, Todd Blackledge, University of Akron

March 9th – Spring break, no seminar

March 16th – James Theobald

March 23rd – John LaPolla, Towson University

March 30th – Andrei Sourakov, UF Florida Museum

Student coordinator: Zach Kaplan