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Department of Entomology Spring 2001 Seminar Series

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

January 8 Dr. Mahmoud N. Abo-Shehada, Ministry of Agriculture, Saudi Arabia The Control of Asian Screwworm Fly Chrysomyia bezziana in the Middle East
January 22 Dr. John Obrycki, Department of Entomology, Iowa State University A Perspective on Federal Invasive Species Programs
January 29 Amy Wiebe, Department of Entomology, Iowa State University. MS thesis seminar: Trophic Interactions Influencing the Biological Control of Purple Loosestrife
February 5 Dr. Jerald DeWitt, Department of Entomology, Iowa State University. Sustainable Agriculture across America
February 12 Denny Bruck, Department of Entomology, Iowa State University. PhD dissertaion seminar: Dynamics of the Entomopathogenic Fungus Beauveria bassiana
February 19 Chris Peterson, Department of Entomology and Program in Toxicology, Iowa State University. PhD dissertaion seminar: To Beat DEET: Examination of Two Plants for Insect Repellent Compound
February 26 Tim Nowatzki, Department of Entomology, Iowa State University. PhD dissertaion seminar: Improvements in Management of the Corn Rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
March 5 Dr. Srinivas Kambhampati, Department of Entomology, Kansas State University. Evolution and Biogeography of the Woodroach, Cryptocercus
March 12 Spring Break
March 19 Dr. L.R. "Skip" Nault, Department of Entomology, The Ohio State University. Evolution of an Insect Pest: The Corn Leafhopper, a Case Study
March 29 Note time and location! Thursday, 4:10 pm, W-142 Lagomarcino Hall Rachel Binning, Department of Entomology, Iowa State University. MS thesis seminar: Effects of Transgenic Bt Corn on the Stalk Borer and Rearing Techniques for a European Corn Borer Parasitoid
April 2 ESGO speaker and Miller Lecturer Dr. May Berenbaum, Department of Entomology, University of Illinois. Gut Reactions: How Swallowtail Caterpillars Eat Plants
April 2 Second presentation: Note time and location: 8pm in The Gallery, Memorial Union. Dr. May Berenbaum, Department of Entomology, University of Illinois. Phytochemicals: Plant Sex, Human Drugs, and Insect Rock and Roll
April 9 Jennifer Remmers, Department of Entomology, Iowa State University. MS thesis seminar: Evaluation of a Lethal Ovitrap for Aedes aegypti Dengue Mosquito Vectors in Costa Rica
April 16 Shaohan Zhao, Department of Entomology, Iowa State University. PhD dissertation seminar: The Influence of Aging Atrazine-Treated Soil on Bioavailability of Atrazine and Survival of Agrobacterium radiobacter strain J14a
April 23 Paul A. Dahm Memorial Lecture in Entomology
Dr. Jonathan Neal, Department of Entomology, Purdue University. The Host Plant Paradigm Revisited: Ecological Aspects of Feeding on Non-Hosts

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