Department of entomology seminar series

SPRING Semester 2006

Mondays, 4.10 pm, 210 Bessey Hall

unless stated otherwise

 

Jan      23        Dr. Clark Wolf, Bioethics Program, Iowa State University

Ethics and the Misuse of Intellectual Property

30               Dr. Amy Slagell, Department of English, Iowa State University

Designing Professional Oral Presentations

Feb      6          Dr. Bryony Bonning, Department of Entomology, Iowa State University

                        Of Baculoviruses, Basement Membranes, and the Insect Immune Response

            13        Dr. Donald Lewis, Department of Entomology, Iowa State University

Study Abroad Experiences in Costa Rica

            20        Dr. John VanDyk, Department of Entomology, Iowa State University

                        Open Source and Entomology: A Success Story

27                Dr. Gregory Courtney, Department of Entomology, Iowa State University

Tales of Thai Torrenticoles: Aquatic Insects from Streams in Northern Thailand

Mar      6          Dr. Sivakumar Swaminathan, Department of Entomology, Iowa State University

RNA Interference: A Tool to Demonstrate the Role of Aminopeptidase N and Cadherin as Bt-Cry Toxin Receptors

            20        Dr. Holly Popham, USDA, ARS and University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

The Role of Phenoloxidase in the Resistance of Heliothis virescens Larvae to Baculovirus Infection

Apr      3          Note time and location: 12.00 noon, E-164 Lagomarcino Hall

Dr. Fred Gould, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

The Potential of Transgenic Insects for Control of Mosquito-Borne Diseases

3          Paul A. Dahm Memorial Lecture in Entomology and Miller lecturer

Dr. Fred Gould, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

Evolution of Moth Sexual Communication Systems: An Evolutionary Paradox 

10        Kevin Johnson, Department of Entomology, Iowa State University           

            M.S. thesis seminar

            Management of Soybean Aphids in Iowa

Wedn   12        Note location: 4.10 pm, E-164 Lagomarcino Hall

EGSO speaker

Dr. Martin Hauser, Plant Pest Diagnostics, California Department of Food and Agriculture, Sacramento, CA

                        Stiletto Phylogeny: Space and Time

17        Amanda Jacobson, Department of Entomology, Iowa State University

            M.S. thesis seminar

Phylogenetic Analysis of the Nearctic Blepharicera (Diptera: Blephariceridae)

24                Brendon Reardon, Department of Entomology, Iowa State University

Ph.D. dissertation seminar

Ecological Studies of the European Corn Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae)

Tues    25        Jeffrey Bradshaw, Department of Entomology, Iowa State University

Ph.D. dissertation seminar

                        Bean Leaf Beetles and Bean Pod Mottle Virus: Host-Plants, Ecology and Management

May    1           Marc Klowden, Division of Entomology, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID

                        The Check is in the Male: The Effects of Male Mosquitoes on Female Physiology

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