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This week's
Friday

Seminar Speaker:

Richard LevineJohn LaPolla

 

 









 

 

 

 


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

Entomology and Nematology

Fall 2017 SEMINAR SERIES

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

Room 1031, Steinmetz Hall


Sept. 1 – “Welcome/Introductions/Awards,” by Blair Siegfried, UF Entomology and Nematology

Sept. 8 – CANCELLEDA sticky situation: the evolution of spider silk glues from nature to technology,” by Todd Blackledge, U. Akron, Hosted by: Lisa Taylor

Sept. 15 – “Systematics of parasitoid wasps (Scelionidae) and its role in biocontrol of invasive stink bugs” by Elijah Talamas, FSCA, Hosted by: Andrea Lucky

Sept. 22 – “Nematodes from the Fig Islands (Ficus): Patterns of diversification with and without genetic isolation” by Robin Giblin-Davis, UF, Ft. Lauderdale Research and Education Center, Hosted by: Peter DiGennaro

Sept. 29 – “Does fire decouple the phenology of flowers and their pollinators?” by Raelene M. Crandall, UF, Hosted by: Dan Hahn

Oct. 6 – UF Homecoming, no seminar

Oct. 13 – “Fungal endophytes can mediate resistance to insects, nematodes and drought in cotton agroecosystems” by Greg Sword, TAMU, Hosted by: Dan Hahn

Oct. 20 – CANCELLEDJewels and Stones: What Fossil Ants Tell Us” by John LaPolla, Towson Univ., Hosted by: Jason Williams - Lucky Grad Student

Oct. 27 – “Synthetic Biology for Improving Bacterial Mosquito Insecticides” by Brian Federici, UC Riverside, Hosted by: Bryony Bonning

Nov. 3 – ESA Meeting, no seminar

Nov. 17 – “TBA” by Pam Soltis, iDigBio, Hosted by: Jiri Hulcr

Student coordinator: Laura Harmon