2019 - 2020 Seminar Schedule

The Department of Entomology Seminar Series is presented on Thursdays at 9:00am in 244 Kottman Hall (Columbus) & 121 Fisher Auditorium (Wooster).



Seminar Title

September 11

Dr. Jamie Strange
The Ohio State University

Patterns of Population Genetic Diversity in North American Bumble Bee Communities
September 18

Dr. Joel Coats
Iowa State University

Natural and Biorational Repellents Against Disease Vectors
September 25

Dr. Mike Strand
University of Georgia

Composition and functional roles of the gut microbiota in mosquitoes
October 2 Dr. Christine Bahlai
Kent State University
Understanding Trajectory in Insect Systems
October 9 No Seminar - Fall Break  
October 16 Dr. Marianna Szucs
Michigan State University
Eco-evolutionary processes in biocontrol
October 23 Dr. Israel Del Toro
Lawrence University
Taxonomic and Functional Diversity in Urban Wild Bees
October 30 Dr. Gretchen Lebuhn
San Francisco State
Solitary Bees in a Changing Environment
November 6 Dr. Michael Raupp
University of Maryland
When generalists specialize: Patterns of host use on trees and shrubs by Halyomorpha halysl in the invaded range
November 13 DeLong Competition  
November 20 No Seminar - ESA Annual Meeting  
November 27 No Seminar - Thanksgiving Break  
December 4 Dr. Ellen Klinger Entomology for the visually impaired: Contructing meaningful educational experiences for every student
December 11 Student Seminars  
January 9 Student Seminars  
January 16 Student Seminars  
January 23 Tim Watson
OSU Graduation Services
Preparing for Graduation
January 30 Dr. Jim Tew
OSU Emeritus Professor
Apiculture's peculiar evolution at The Ohio State University
February 6 Dr. Clare Rittschoff
University of Kentucky
Busy bees: integrative approaches to behavior and health
February 13 Dr. Hannah Wood
Smithsonian Institute,
National Museum of Natural History
DeLong Memorial Seminar
Integrating phylogeny, form, and function in Palpimanoidea spiders: bizarre morphologies, unusual behaviors, and extreme speeds
February 20 Dr. Rich Hatfield
Xerces Society
Advancing Bumble Bee Conservation with Help from Community Scientists: The Pacific Northwest Bumble Bee Atlas
February 27 Dr. Travis Calkins
Charles River Lab, Ashland
Physiology, toxicology, and reproduction from insects to vertebrates: research in academia and industry
March 5 Dr. Dave Crowder
Washington State University
Diversity and function of managed and wild bee communities on diversified organic farms
March 12 No Seminar - Spring Break  
March 19 No Seminar - NCB-ESA Meeting  
March 26 Cancelled  
April 2 Cancelled  
April 9 Cancelled  
April 16 Student Seminars