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Department of Entomology Spring 2000 Seminar Series

Seminars take place in E-164 Lagomarcino Hall at 4:10 p.m. Mondays (unless otherwise stated).

February 7 Dr. Richard Wilson, Department of Entomology, ISU What's the National Plant Germplasm System all about?
February 14 Dr. Marty Condon, Department of Biology, Cornell College, Iowa Courting flies on cucurbits: Diversification in the Blepharoneurinae (Tephritidae).
February 21 Dr. Robert K. Peterson, Dow AgroSciences, Indianapolis The challenge of the Food Quality Protection Act: Risk assessment and pesticide registration.
February 28 Dr. Gary Munkvold, Department of Plant Pathology, ISU Insect-plant pathogen interactions and some implications of Bt corn.
March 2 Dr. Michael Perich, Department of Entomology, Walter Reed Institute for Medical Research, Washington D.C. Vector Control and the Management of Arthropod-borne Disease
March 6 John VanDyk, Department of Entomology, ISU A cooperative search engine for Integrated Pest Management information.
March 13 Spring Break
March 20 Miller Lecturer: Dr. Gary Blomquist, Department of Biochemistry, University of Nevada, Reno Ecdysteroid and JH regulation of pheromone production in houseflies and bark beetles.
March 27 Andrew Alverson, Department of Entomology, ISU M.S. thesis seminar Feeding ecology of larval net-winged midges (Diptera: Blephariceridae: Blepharicera) from the southern Appalachian Mountains.
Friday
March 31
Note special time and location: 12.10 pm, W142 Lagomarcino Tracy Michaels, Department of Entomology, ISU and Dow AgroSciences, San Diego Ph.D. thesis seminar Host range, greenhouse, and field results of Bacillus thuringienis against white grub (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) pests of turf.
April 3 Dr. Sam Ochieng, Postdoctoral Research Associate Department of Entomology, ISU Sensory physiology of parasitic Hymenoptera: Towards development of a biosensor.
April 14 Paul A. Dahm Memorial Lecture in Entomology: Dr. Robert M. Hollingworth, Department of Entomology, Michigan State University, and Director of National Food Safety and Toxicology Center The future for insecticides: The end of the beginning or the beginning of the end? 12:10 pm in W142 Lagomarcino Hall.
April 17 EGSO Speaker: Dr. Orley Taylor, Department of Entomology, University of Kansas, and Director of the conservation group Monarch Watch Monarch migration: Orientation, navigation and a general theory.
Second presentation: Note special time and location

8 pm Gallery, Memorial Union Monarch Watch: Using butterflies to facilitate science education.
April 24 Dr. Royce Bitzer, Postdoctoral Research Associate Department of Entomology, ISU Collembola as indicators of environmental quality in transgenic soybeans.

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