Mission statement

The mission of the Entomology and Nematology seminar series at the University of Florida is to provide an engaging weekly forum for leaders in the field of entomology and related sciences to share their research and network with students and faculty. The Seminar series schedule is intentionally multidisciplinary including current research that is relevant to the greater scientific community along with topics concerned with Florida’s unique environment and agricultural production system.


January 18, 2019

Collaborating with the Center for Public Issues Education,” by Ricky Telg, Professor, Director, UF Center for Public Issues Education   See a video of this seminar here!


January 25, 2019

Spiders in south Florida,” by William Kern, Associate Professor, Africanized Honey Bees and Urban Pest Management, UF   See a video of this seminar here!



February 8, 2019

The evolution of bioluminescent signals in fireflies,” by Marc Branham, UF IFAS, Entomology & Nematology Department   See a video of this seminar here!


February 15, 2019

Practical applications of genome editing technology for tomato improvement,” by Lee Tong, UF IFAS, Gulf Coast Research & Education Center   See a video of this seminar here!








April 12, 2019

E-mail Effectiveness,” by Jenny Seitz, M. Ed, UF Training & Organizational Development. Sign-up by Tuesday, April 2nd  is required for this workshop at https://ufl.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_a4aHEUiCPMVKizz.   See a video of this seminar here!