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Department of Entomology

ISU Entomology

Monday, January 25th at 4:10pm, in E-164 Lagomarcino Hall
Keri Carstens (nee Henderson), Regulatory Science, Pioneer Hi-Bred, Ankeny, IA
Monday, February 1st at 4:10pm, in E-164 Lagomarcino Hall
Tyasning Nusawardani, Department of Entomology, ISU
Monday, February 8th at 4:10pm, in E-164 Lagomarcino Hall
Kevin Johnson, Department of Entomology, ISU
PhD dissertation seminar
Monday, February 15th at 4:10pm, in E-164 Lagomarcino Hall
Royce Bitzer, Department of Entomology, ISU
Monday, February 22nd at 4:10pm, in E-164 Lagomarcino Hall
Fan Tong, Department of Entomology, ISU
PhD dissertation seminar; Toxicology major
Monday, March 1st at 4:10pm, in E-164 Lagomarcino Hall
Nick Schmidt, Department of Entomology, ISU
PhD dissertation seminar
Monday, March 8th at 4:10pm, in E-164 Lagomarcino Hall
Aaron Gross, Department of Entomology, ISU
Abstract: A pursuit for alternative control measures to combat both economically and medically important arthropods has increased due to the phasing out of conventional insecticides. Octopamine, a biogenic amine, has significant physiological functions in insects, and signals through G-protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs). This receptor is a preferential target because of its minimal expression in mammalian tissues. Essential oils are complex mixtures composed of a variety of compounds, in particular various forms of terpenes and phenols.
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MS thesis seminar
Monday, March 22nd at 4:10pm, in E-164 Lagomarcino Hall
Jessica Petersen, Department of Entomology, ISU
Abstract: Our ability to delineate species is of critical importance during the current biodiversity crisis. Although incredibly diverse, the crane flies (Diptera, Tipuloidea) have been paid little attention by modern taxonomists. Inferring species boundaries is not straightforward and requires that multiple aspects of separation such as evolution, ecology and morphology be addressed. My work attempts to bring some clarity within this little known group of flies through modern revisionary systematics and multiple cutting edge methods to delineate species.
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PhD dissertation seminar: Entomology / EEB co-major
Monday, March 29th at 4:10pm, in E-164 Lagomarcino Hall
Nick Behrens, Department of Entomology, ISU
MS thesis seminar
Monday, April 5th at 4:10pm, in Note: 1414 Molecular Biology
Susan J. Brown, Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
IG Workshop: http://www.genetics.iastate.edu/ws10.html
Co-sponsored by Advance, and Interdepartmental Genetics Workshop
Thursday, April 15th at 1:00pm, in 240 Bessey Hall
Marla Spivak, Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN
Please note the day and time of this seminar
Monday, April 19th at 12:10pm, in 240 Bessey Hall
Brian A. Federici, Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA
Note time and location!
Monday, April 19th at 4:10pm, in E-164 Lagomarcino Hall
Brian A. Federici, Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA
Monday, April 26th at 4:10pm, in E-164 Lagomarcino Hall
Michael E. Adams, Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA
Abstract: Molting and ecdysis are among the most distinctive and characteristic features of arthropod physiology and are vital for growth and metamorphosis from juvenile to the winged, reproductive adult. The programming of these events is under the control of steroid and peptide hormones. We are interested in how hormones initiate and schedule the ecdysis sequence, a series of innate behaviors that allows escape from the old cuticle to terminate the molt.
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Monday, May 3rd at 4:10pm, in E-164 Lagomarcino Hall
Rebecca Sam, Department of Entomology, ISU
PhD dissertation seminar