Entomology Seminar Series

The Entomology Seminar is generally held weekly on Thursdays from 11:20 AM to 12:20 PM.  Please check the schedule because some meetings are held on different dates and times*

 

February 8th, 11:20 AM - 12:20 PM

       2123 Comstock/Zoom & A137 Barton Lab (speaker will be in person)
       Speaker: Courtney Murdock, Cornell University
       The role of the environment in shaping host-pathogen interactions, life history, and mosquito-pathogen transmission

February 15th, 11:20 AM - 12:20 PM

       2123 Comstock/Zoom & A137 Barton Lab (speaker will be in person)
       Speaker: Patrick O'Grady, Cornell University
       Island Biogeography of Diptera in the Pacific

February 22nd, 11:20 AM - 12:20 PM  

       2123 Comstock/Zoom & A137 Barton Lab (speaker will be in person) 
       Speaker: Beatriz Willink, Stockholm University
       The evolution of inter-sexual mimicry and female-limited polymorphisms in damselflies       
       Host: Patrick O'Grady

February 29th, 11:20 AM - 12:20 PM

       2123 Comstock/Zoom & A137 Barton Lab (speaker will be in person) 
       Speaker: Special Entomology Recruitment Seminar, TBD
       Host: Jennifer Thaler

March 7th, 11:20 AM - 12:20 PM

       2123 Comstock/Zoom & A137 Barton Lab (speaker will be in person) 
       Speaker: Sonia Altizer,University of Georgia
       Temperature-dependent infection dynamics across scales in a migratory insect host 
       Host: Courtney Murdock

*March 13th, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

       2123 Comstock/Zoom & A137 Barton Lab (speaker will be in person) 
       Speaker: Geneva Search Candidate TBD
       TBD 
       Host: Brian Nault

*March 20th, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

       2123 Comstock/Zoom & A137 Barton Lab (speaker will be in person) 
       Speaker: Geneva Search Candidate TBD
       TBD 
       Host: Brian Nault

*March 27th, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

       2123 Comstock/Zoom & A137 Barton Lab (speaker will be in person) 
       Speaker: Geneva Search Candidate TBD
       TBD 
       Host: Brian Nault

March 28th, 11:20 AM - 12:20 PM

       2123 Comstock/Zoom & A137 Barton Lab (speaker will be in person) 
       Speaker: Drea Darby, Thesis Defense Seminar, Cornell University
       Learning on the Fly: Adverse Effects of High-Sugar Diets and Metabolic Consequences of Infection        
       Host: Brian Lazzaro

April 4th, 11:20 AM - 12:20 PM 

       No seminar, Spring Break

*April 8th, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

       2123 Comstock/Zoom & A137 Barton Lab (speaker will be in person) 
       Speaker: Ithaca Search Candidate TBD
       TBD
       Host: Bryan Danforth

April 11th, 11:20 AM - 12:20 PM

       2123 Comstock/Zoom & A137 Barton Lab (speaker will be in person) 
       Speaker: Charles Midega, North-West University in Potchefstroom, South Africa
       Insects in African livelihoods - opportunities and challenges        
       Host: Katja Poveda

April 18th, 11:20 AM - 12:20 PM       

       2123 Comstock/Zoom & A137 Barton Lab (speaker will be in person) 
       Speaker: Hayden Bock, Thesis Defense Seminar, Cornell University
       The Urban Underground: Soil Animals, Ecological Function, and How Humans Influence Them
       Host: Kyle Wickings

*April 22nd, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

       2123 Comstock/Zoom & A137 Barton Lab (speaker will be in person) 
       Speaker: Ithaca Search Candidate TBD
       TBD
       Host: Bryan Danforth

April 25th, 11:20 AM - 12:20 PM

       2123 Comstock/Zoom & A137 Barton Lab (speaker will be in person) 
       Speaker: Hayley Schroeder, Thesis Defense Seminar, Cornell University
       Does landscape composition affect selection on wild plant traits by altering insect interactions?        
       Host: Katja Poveda

May 2nd, 11:20 AM - 12:20 PM

       2123 Comstock/Zoom & A137 Barton Lab (speakers will be in person) 
       Speaker: Undergraduate Thesis Seminar
       Cornell University
       Host: Cole Gilbert and Linda Rayor

 

Zoom link for all Spring 2024 Entomology seminars: (see weekly emails for additional details)

**Check Life Sciences Lecture Series site for Zoom details: https://mcclintock-lecture-series.research.cornell.edu/speakers/