2021 Autumn Seminar Schedule

Select Thursdays at 9am, Online and In-Person

Virtual Seminar Zoom Connection


Meeting ID: 916 0335 6629 | Password: 046647

In-person Seminar Locations

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Columbus Campus: Room 244 Kottman Hall, 2021 Coffey Rd, 43210

Wooster Campus: Room 300 Wooster Science Building, 1600 Wilson Rd, 44691

Seminar Recordings

Seminars are recorded and posted to the 2021-2022 Seminar Recordings page, if the presenter consents.

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Seminar Title & Format

Sept. 2

Entomology Graduate Student Seminar: 

Yuan Li,  Advisor: Pete Piermarini 

“Mechanisms of calcium homeostasis in mosquito (Aedes aegypti) Malpighian tubules” MS Proposal

Virtual Seminar

Sept. 9

Dr. Sheila Colla, York University, Department of Environmental Studies

Host: Jamie Strange

"The human dimensions of pollinator conservation" 

Virtual Seminar

Sept. 16

Dr. Kayla Perry, Postdoctoral Scholar, OSU, Gardiner and Strange Lab & Post-doc, Kent State University, Bahlai Lab

Dr. Luis Martinez Villegas, Postdoctoral Scholar, The Ohio State University, Department of Entomology, Short Lab

Perry: "Assembly of bumble bee communities along an urban-rural gradient" (Wooster). 

Martinez Villegas: "Multi-Omic Analysis of Symbiotic Bacteria Associated With Aedes aegypti Breeding Sites" (Columbus).

In-Person, Wooster & Columbus

Sept. 23

Dr. Gerardo Camilo, Saint Louis University, Department of Biology, Host: Mary Gardiner

"The birds and the bees of St. Louis ...oh, and the mosquitoes too!"

Virtual Seminar

Sept. 30

Dr. Tom Baker, Penn State University, Department of Entomology

Host: Larry Phelan

"Flight dispersal behavior of the Spotted Lanternfly, Lycorma delicatula"

In-Person, Wooster

Oct. 7

Entomology Graduate Student Seminar: 

Jonathan Lee-RodriguezAdvisor: Luis Canas

"Arthropod Pest Detection and Population Assessment for Future Automation in Controlled-Environment Agriculture."  MS Proposal

In-Person, Wooster

Oct. 14

No Seminar

Fall Break

Oct. 21

Dr. Alberto Soares Corrêa, ESALQ/ Universidad de São Paulo, Departamento de Entomologia e Acarologia

Host: Andy Michel

"Insect Molecular Ecology in Tropical Agriculture"

Virtual Seminar

Oct. 28

No Seminar 

Annual DeLong Competition click for competition schedule

Nov. 4

No Seminar 

Entomological Society of America Annual Conference


No Seminar

Veteran's Day

Nov. 18

Dr. Katie Westby, Washington University, Tyson Research Center, Department of Biology

Host: Megan Meuti

"Mosquitoes in the Anthropocene: Studying the impacts of human-induced environmental changes on mosquito ecology and evolution."

Virtual Seminar

Nov. 25

No Seminar

Thanksgiving Break

Dec. 2

Entomology Graduate Student Seminar:

Kyle AkredAdvisor: Tilmon

"Predictive Sampling for the Asiatic Garden Beetle in Field Corn", MS Proposal

In-Person, Wooster