University of Florida Department of Entomology and Nematology
1881 Natural Area Drive, University of Florida
Entomology and Nematology
Spring 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
Jan. 6 – “Complex simplicity in belowground ecosystems,” by Denis Willet & Hans Alborn, USDA ARSSee a video of this seminar here!
Jan. 13 –“Where vectors collide: effects of competition on worldwide niches of invasive Aedes container mosquitoes,” by Phil Lounibos, UF Entomology Vero BeachSee a video of this seminar here!
Jan. 20 –“Developing New Butterfly Conservation Strategies in Florida and California,” by Jaret Daniels, UF Museum of Natural HistorySee a video of this seminar here!
Jan. 27 – “The role of the acoustic environment in shaping behavior, community structure and evolution” by Jesse Barber, Boise State
Feb. 10 –“Taxonomy for the end-user: Revolutionizing the delivery of systematics research for sustainable agriculture, extension, outreach, and more,” by Barb Sharanowski, University of Central Florida See a video of this seminar here!
Feb. 17 – “Navigating the perfect storm: biotech, society, and forest health,” by Steve Strauss, Oregon State University See a video of this seminar here!
Feb. 24 – “Bugs, BBQ, and Blurry Pictures: Forest Health Outreach in the Southeast,” by David Coyle, University of GeorgiaSee a video of this seminar here!
Mar. 3 – “Science communication in an age of misinformation,” Entomology students' report from the Capitol Hill
Student coordinators: Omotola Ojutalayo and Heather Erskine