Departmental Seminars

The Entomology Department regularly hosts seminars during the spring and fall teaching semesters in at noon on Fridays in Russell Labs 150 or via Zoom. For each seminar listed below, note the format may be in-person, virtual, or both. Use this link to join the recurring zoom meeting for virtual attendance.

Upcoming Seminars

DateSpeakerTitleAffiliationFormat
Sep 10EGSA-hosted picnicIn person 
Sep 17Dr. Matt SmithThe mechanisms and ecological impact of individuality in insect behaviorUW-Madison (from Harvard)In person + Virtual
Sep 24Dr. Genevieve PugesekThe cryptic life cycle stages of bumble bees: using natural history to guide conservationUW-Madison (from Tufts)In person + Virtual
Oct 01Dr. D. André Green IIMonarch migration as an integrative model of complex trait evolutionUniversity of MichiganVirtual
Oct 08Dr. Joe LouisRegulation of plant defense responses to sap-sucking aphidsUniversity of NebraskaVirtual
Oct 15Dr. Mary JamiesonUnderstanding drivers of plant-insect interactions: from landscapes to moleculesOakland UniversityIn person + Virtual
Oct 22Dr. Lynette StricklandVariation in nature: maintenance, control and benefitsUniversity of MemphisVirtual
Oct 29Dr. Lora RichardsPhytochemical diversity, plant-insect interactionsUniversity of Nevada-RenoIn person + Virtual
Nov 05No colloquium (Entomology Society of America Meeting)
Nov 12Dr. Anurag AgrawalConvergence and divergence in the diversity of insects feeding on a toxic plantCornell UniversityIn person (Doane Lecture) + Virtual
Nov 19Dr. Anthony VaudoTBDUniversity of Nevada-RenoVirtual
Nov 26No colloquium (Thanksgiving)
Dec 03DEI Committee
Dec 10Martin VenturaStudent DefenseUW-MadisonIn person + Virtual