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Rutgers Entomology Seminars - Spring 2022

PLEASE NOTE: Seminars begin at 11:00 am in Thompson Hall, Room 206, unless otherwise noted.

Visitor Parking Information. For earlier Entomology Seminars, see Our Youtube Channel.

Dr. Dina Fonseca is coordinating this semester's speakers. For inquiries call 848-932-9774. Related seminars: Ecology and Evolution.

Date Presenter Seminar Title
Jan. 21 Robert T. Trotter
(US Forest Service)

Dispersal and eradication modeling for the Asian longhorned beetle, or: When chasing beetles we don’t see, how do we know where to look and when to stop?

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Feb 11

Chloe Hawkings (Rutgers Entomology)

Nutritional signaling shapes social organization.

Feb 18 Surendra Dara (North Willamette Research and Extension Center, Oregon State)

Using biostimulants as an IPM tool.

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Feb 25 Vincenzo Ellis (U. Delaware)

Host specificity of avian malaria parasites.

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Mar 4 Yuki Haba (Princeton)

Digging up the truth: The evolutionary genomics of Culex pipiens mosquitoes.

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Mar 11 James Occi (Ph.D defense, Rutgers)

Baseline studies towards statewide tick and tick-borne pathogen surveillance in New Jersey.

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Mar 18   Spring Break - No seminar
Mar 25 Shannon Sked (Ph.D defense, Rutgers)

Movement and spatial distribution of urban pests of economic and public health importance: Implications for improved management strategies.

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Meeting ID 950 0128 325, Passcode 936927 

Apr 1 David Crowder (Washington State)

Using digital tools to optimize management of pests and invasive species.

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Apr 8 Cheryl Sullivan (U. Vermont)

Mycoacaricides for the biological control of ticks: The winter tick (Dermacentor albipictus) and moose.

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Apr 15 Hongjian Ding (USFDA)

Combining a fluorescent microscopy techniques and probes specific for chitin to detect insect fragments for filth analysis.  

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Apr 22  

Undergraduate Symposium - hosted by Dr. Chloe Hawkings

Apr 29 Alejandro Tena (Valencian Institute for Agricultural Research, Spain)

Insecticide-contaminated honeydew: Risks for beneficial insects.

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May 6

Amanda Quadrel (Proposal Seminar Rutgers Entomology)

 Novel Repellents from Natural Sources to Manipulate Spotted-Wing Drosophila Behavior.

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Meeting ID: 955 3361 1453 Password : 899635