Departmental Seminars

The entomology department regularly hosts seminars during the spring and fall teaching semesters in Russell Labs 150 at 12:00 PM on Fridays.

Due to COVID-19, all seminars are currently offered virtually via Zoom.

Fall 2020 Seminars

DateSpeaker
Affiliation
Topic
9/18/2020Dr. Russ GrovesUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonDepartment Introductions & Awards
9/25/2020Entomology Towne HallUW Entomology
10/2/2020Dr. Sujaya Rao University of Minnesota Insects - not just leggy pests but eco-friendly food of the future
10/9/2020—————————————————————
10/16/2020PJ LieschUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison Tales from Insect Diagnostic Lab: Trends and Highlights of 2019 & 2020
10/23/2020Dr. Jeffrey TomberlinTexas A&M University
10/30/2020Dr. Ryan Larson Lieutenant CommanderUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonPh.D. Exit Seminar
11/6/2020Entomology Towne HallUW Entomology
11/13/2019—————————————————————
11/20/2019No Colloquium ESA (Virtual)———————
11/27/2019No Colloquium Thanksgiving Holiday———————
12/4/2020—————————————————————
12/11/2020No Colloquium UW Entomology
+Spring 2020 Seminars - click to expand the panel and view the content
DateSpeakerAffiliationTopic
1/24No Seminar1st week of classes
1/31Dr. Michael Eisenring University of Wisconsin-Madison (Profile) Disentangling the impact of canopy position, tree genetics and herbivory on leaf chemistry and herbivore performance in treetops of trembling aspen
2/7Open
2/14Open
2/21Diversified Agricultural Entomologist Candidate
2/28Diversified Agricultural Entomologist Candidate
3/6Dr. Alexandra Harmon-Threatt University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign (Profile)Bees underground: The hidden importance of soils for bee responses, declines and success
3/13PJ LieschUW Insect Diagnostic Lab (Profile)Tales from the Diagnostic Lab: Trends and Highlights from 2019
3/20No ColloquiumSpring RecessNo Entomology Seminar this Week
3/27Dr. Sujaya Rao University of Minnesota (Profile)Insects - not just leggy pests but eco-friendly food of the future

NOTE: To be re-scheduled in the future.
4/3Dr. Jean TsaoMichigan State University (Profile)NOTE: To be re-scheduled in the future.
4/10Wisconsin Ecology SymposiumNelson InstituteNo Entomology Seminar this Week
4/17Dr. Jeff Tomberlin Texas A&M University (Profile) Recycling Waste for Livestock Feed? The Black Soldier Fly Story

NOTE: To be re-scheduled in the future.
4/24
12-12:30pm
Jade Kochanski University of Wisconsin-Madison (Profile) Prairie restoration benefits bumble bees (Bombus spp.), regardless of subsequent management and the amount of semi-natural habitat in the broad-scale landscape
5/1
12-1pm
Tela Zembsch University of Wisconsin-Madison (Profile) The Ecology of Babesia spp. in Wisconsin Ixodes scapularis
5/8
12-1pm
Erika Marín-SpiottaUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison (Profile)Part I of II - an hour-long interactive presentation on HIB in the laboratory and field workspaces.