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This week's

Seminar Speaker:

Richard LevineLeigh Simmons

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

Entomology and Nematology


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

Jan. 8 – “Interacting traits and secret senses – arachnids as models for studies of behavioral evolution,” by Eileen Hebets, Biological Sciences, University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Hosted by: Jennifer Weeks video camera iconSee a video of this seminar here!

Jan. 15– “The Law and Ecology of Pesticides and Pest Management,” by Mary Jane Angelo, University of Florida Levin College of Law (ENY graduate, now a UF professor!). Hosted by: Blair Siegfried video camera iconSee a video of this seminar here!

Jan. 22 – NFREC candidate

Jan. 29 – “Regulating, Controlling and Eradicating Invasive Species in Florida” by Trevor Smith, (an ENY alumnus, now the director of the Florida Department of Agriculture, Division of Plant Industry). Hosted by: Jiri Hulcr

Feb. 5 – CANCELLEDBeneficial Microbes and Insect Nutrition: from discovery towards application,” by Angela Douglas, (an eminent insect symbiologist), Department of Entomology, Cornell University. Hosted by: Craig Bateman

Feb. 12 – “Animal welfare, the organic food movement, and the future of poultry pest control,” by Brad Mullens, Professor of Entomology, University of California, Riverside. Hosted by: Phil Kaufman video camera iconSee a video of this seminar here!

Feb. 19 – “Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands,” by Patrick McMillan, College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences, Clemson University. Hosted by: Lauren Cirino

Feb. 26 – “Individual bee foraging in space and time: what it means for plant pollination,” by Jane Oglivie, Florida State University. Hosted by: Dan Hahn

Apr. 15 – “Sperm Competition and its Evolutionary Consequences in the Insects,” by Leigh Simmons, Director/ARC Professorial Fellow, Centre for Evolutionary Biology, University of Western Australia

Student coordinators: Heather Erskine and Omotola Ojutalayo