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Department of Entomology


Seminar Schedule

Autumn 2022ENT

Select Thursdays at 9am, Online and In-Person

Virtual Seminar Zoom Connection 
Meeting ID: 916 0335 6629 | Password: 046647

In-person Seminar Locations

Columbus Campus: Room 244 Kottman Hall, 2021 Coffey Rd, 43210
Wooster Campus: Room 300 Wooster Science Building, 1600 Wilson Rd, 44691

Entomology Seminar Schedule PDF

Seminar Recordings

Seminars are recorded and posted to the Seminar Recordings page, if the presenter consents.
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Seminar Title & Format

Sept. 1

Margarita Lopez-Uribe
Pennsylvania State University

Host: Jamie Strange

"The The ecology and evolution of wild bees in agricultural areas: The case study of squash bees"

Virtual Seminar

Sept. 8

Honmei Li-Byarlay
Central State University

Host: Reed Johnson

"Genes, sociogenomics, social behavior and stress in honey bees" 

In-Person Seminar, Columbus

Sept. 15

Bill Ravlin
Michigan State University

Host: Kelley Tilmon

"Science, art, and story-telling with photography"

Virtual Seminar

Sept. 22

Nicolas Rode
INRAE, France

Host: Vitor Pavinato, Postdoctoral Scholar

"Potential risks and benefits of using gene drives for the control of insect populations"

Virtual Seminar

Sept. 29

Pinar Barkan
Postdoctoral Scholar, Ohio State University, Jamie Strange Lab

Host: Jamie Strange

"Bumble bee venomics"

In Person Seminar, Columbus

Oct. 6

Zeus Mateos Fierro
Purdue University

Host: Ashley Leach

"Sustainable agriculture: maximizing integrated pest and pollinator management"

Virtual Seminar

Oct. 13

No Seminar

Autumn Break

Oct. 20

Vitor Correa Pavinato
Postdoctoral Scholar, Ohio State University, Andy Michel Lab

Host: Andy Michel

"The study of insect adaptation in space and time with population genomics"

In Person Seminar, Wooster

Oct. 27

Luis Eduardo Martinez Villegas
Postdoctoral Scholar, Ohio State University, Sarah Short Lab

Host: Sarah Short

"The scal of microbiome study reveals different aspects of the vector host biology"

In Person Seminar, Columbus

Nov. 3

DeLong Talk & Poster Student Competition

Host: Megan Meuti

Nov. 10

Chelsea T. Smartt
University of Florida

Host: Megan Meuti

“Insecticide resistance in Aedes aegypti”

Virtual Seminar

Nov. 17
Nov. 24

No Seminar

Entomological Society of America Conference
Thanksgiving Break

Dec. 1

Entomology Graduate Student Seminars

Harper McMinn
Advisor: Reed Johnson

Alden Siperstein
Advisor: Megan Meuti

PhD Defense: "Honey bee foraging on soybeans and supplemental pollinator plantings in the Ohio agroecosystem"
In Person Seminar, Wooster

PhD Transition: "Title TBD"
In Person Seminar, Columbus

Dec. 8

Entomology Graduate Student Seminars

Erick Martinez Rodriguez
Advisor: Pete Piermarini

Lucy Guarnieri
Advisor: Mary Gardiner

Martinez MS Thesis Proposal: "Title TBA"
In Person Seminar, Wooster

Guarnieri PhD Transition Seminar: "Does tolerance to heavy metals facilitate the wolf spider Pardosa milvina in cities?"
In Person Seminar, Columbus