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For meetings with the seminar speaker or related questions, please contact Dr. Jiri Hulcr, hulcr@ufl.edu.

This week's
Friday

Seminar Speakers:

Richard LevineJennifer Gillett-Kaufman and Phil Kaufman























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

Entomology and Nematology

Fall 2016 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


Aug. 26 – “Graduate student introductions and staff awards,” by Heather McAuslane & Blair Siegfried, University of Florida, Entomology and Nematology

Sept. 2 – RESCHEDULEDEntomophagy,” by Marianne Shockley, University of Georgia. Hosted by: Rebecca Baldwin

Sept. 9 –“Time to stop studying them and start killing them? Tree killing bark beetles and modern forest management,” by Kier Klepzig, USDA Forest Service. Hosted by: Caroline Storer video camera iconSee a video of this seminar here!

Sept. 16 – “Taking advantage of semiochemicals from a plant-microbe mutualism” by John Beck, USDA ARS. Hosted by: Blair Siegfried

Sept. 23 –“Fly phylogenomics and science communication,” by Michelle Trautwein, California Academy of Sciences, Hosted by: Andrea Lucky

Oct. 7 – RESCHEDULEDThe Italian Job: Insects in Italy, Study Abroad 2016,” by Jennifer Gillett-Kaufman and Phil Kaufman, University of Florida, Entomology and Nematology. Hosted by: Jiri Hulcr

Oct. 21 – “Out of the darkness: visual system innovations in beetles allows for the restoration of blue sensitivity,” by Nathan Lord, Georgia College and University. Hosted by: Oliver Keller

Oct. 28 – “Academic dishonesty in our entomology classes: detection and deterrence,” by Andrea Lucky, University of Florida, Entomology and Nematology. Hosted by: Jiri Hulcr

Nov. 4 – “Entomophagy,” by Marianne Shockley, University of Georgia. Hosted by: Rebecca Baldwin

Nov. 18 – “Life after death: Evolution of burying beetles,” by Rebecca Kilner, Cambridge University, UK. Hosted by: Christine Miller

Dec. 2 – “The Italian Job: Insects in Italy, Study Abroad 2016,” by Jennifer Gillett-Kaufman and Phil Kaufman, University of Florida, Entomology and Nematology. Hosted by: Jiri Hulcr

Student coordinators: Heather Erskine and Omotola Ojutalayo