University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Departmental Seminar & EcoLunches

Unless otherwise noted, the weekly Department of Entomology Seminar meets on most fridays during Spring and Fall semesters.  Seminars are free and refreshments are served.  Seminars typically last 1 hour.

 

Details:

Friday, 3:00 pm

Room N-12 Ag Science North

University of Kentucky

Lexington, KY 40514

 

EcoLunch seminars are also listed below, when applicable.  EcoLunch seminars are presented by CEEB (the Center for Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, which includes the UK Department of Entomology, Biology, and other on-campus departments that deal with the life-sciences) and occur on most fridays during the Spring and Fall semesters from 12pm-1pm at the Kuehne room in the Small Animal Building or in room B202A in the Biological Sciences Research Building (BBSRB) on the University of Kentucky Campus.

  

Spring 2013

 

Jan 11

Entomology Seminar (3pm, N-12 Ag Sci North): Phil Crain (PhD defense)

 

Jan 25

Entomology Seminar (3pm, N-12 Ag Sci North): Faculty panel: Applying for jobs, and preparing for the interview

 

Feb 1

Entomology Seminar (3pm, N-12 Ag Sci North): Mike Grbic – The first chelicerate genome of a major agricultural pest, spider mite Tetranychus urticae, an emerging model for plant-herbivore interactions (host: Palli lab)

 

Feb 8

Entomology Seminar (3pm, N-12 Ag. Sci. North): Josh Filler (host: Fox lab)

 

Feb 15

Entomology Seminar (3pm, N-12 Ag. Sci. North):

  • Student proposal seminars:
  • Kacie Athey (Harwood lab)
  • Victoria Pook (Sharkey lab)

 

Feb 22

Entomology Seminar (3pm, N-12 Ag. Sci. North): Dave Crowder (Washington State U) – Effects of climate and land-use on insect community dynamics (host: Harwood lab)

 

Mar 1

Entomology Seminar (2:30pm, N-12 Ag. Sci. North): Alicia Bray (Tennessee State U) – Black walnut under attack: walnut twig beetle and thousand cankers disease in the eastern U.S. (host: Joe Collins)

 

Mar 8

Entomology Seminar (3pm, N-12 Ag. Sci. North): Beth Choate (Allegheny College, host: Rieske-Kinney lab)

 

Mar 22

Entomology Seminar (3pm, N-12 Ag. Sci. North): Derrick Hammons (Syngenta, host: D. Potter lab)

 

Mar 29

Entomology Seminar (3pm, N-12 Ag. Sci. North): Tom Turpin (Purdue Univ, Student Choice Speaker)

 

Apr 5

Entomology Seminar (3pm, N-12 Ag. Sci. North): Marie Nydam (Centre College) – Boundaries in the sea: Speciation and fusion in marine invertebrates (hosts: Fox & Obrycki)

 

Apr 12

Entomology Seminar (3pm, N-12 Ag. Sci. North):

  • Emily Dobbs (MS exit seminar; D. Potter lab)
  • Sydney Crawley (MS exit seminar; Haynes lab)

 

Apr 19

Entomology Seminar (3pm, N-12 Ag. Sci. North): Kier Klepzig (USDA Forest Service, host: Rieske-Kinney lab)

 

Apr 26

Entomology Seminar (3pm, N-12 Ag. Sci. North): Cassandra Extavour (OEB, Harvard Univ, host: Zhou lab)

 

For more details on upcoming seminars, visit the UK Department of Entomology Calendar.  

 

For More Information, contact:

Dr. John J. Obrycki, Chair
859.257.7450 | john.obrycki@uky.edu
Department of Entomology
S-225 Agricultural Science Center North
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY USA 40546-0091