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Spring 2018 Seminar Schedule

*All seminars take place Monday from 11:15 am - 12:05 pm in Room 404A of the Biological Sciences Building, unless otherwise noted.

January 8

First Day of Class, (orientation/syllabi)

January 15

MLK Day – No Seminar

January 22

Lisa Limeri
Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Georgia
"The Evolution of Color Polymorphisms in Colias Butterflies"

January 29

Krushnamegh Kunte
National Center for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), India
"Speciation and Morphological Diversification: Evolution and Genetics of Butterfly Wing Pattern"

February 5


February 12

Michael Caterino
Professor, Plant and Environmental Sciences, Clemson University; Director, Clemson University Arthropod Collection

February 19


February 26


March 5

ESA Southeastern Branch Meeting

March 12

Spring Break

March 19  Lund Week

Barbara Sharanowski
Associate Professor, Biological Sciences Department, University of Central Florida

March 26

Jay Rosenheim
Faculty, Department of Entomology, University of California-Davis
"Fitness-limiting factors in an uncertain world: case studies with insect parasitoids and plants"

April 2

Kent Daane

April 9

Kirsten Stelinski-Pelz
Associate Professor, Entomology and Nematology Department, Citrus Research and Education Center, University of Florida

April 16

Deborah Finke
Associate Professor, Division of Plant Sciences, University of Missouri
"Context-dependent species interactions: Environmental effects on the susceptibility of plants to a vector-borne pathogen"

April 23

Rita Rio
Associate Professor, Department of Biology, West Virginia University

April 30

Final Exams