Departmental Seminars

The entomology department regularly hosts seminars during the teaching semester.
All seminars are at 12:00 PM in Russell Labs Room 150 unless otherwise noted.

Please contact either Shawn Steffan ( or Walt Goodman ( about meeting with speakers on their visits to Madison
Sept 15, 2017Dr. Prarthana DharampalUW Madison EntomologyBees are microbe-farmers; Microbes are bee-keepers
Sept 22, 2017Dr. John C. Moore Colorado State UniversityArctic tundra food webs - Some lessons live underfoot
Sept 29, 2017Dr. Mike DraneyUW Green BayAn arachnologist learns to RAP: Developing a Rapid Assessment Protocol for rainforest spiders
Oct 6, 2017Dr. Tony Orth Genomics Institute, Novartis Research FoundationFrom watching bugs to making drugs – Why training in Entomology matters
Oct 13, 2017Wisconsin Ecology Fall Symposium
Oct 20, 2017Dr. Hongjie Li UW Madison BacteriologySymbionts-mediated plant biomass digestion in fungus-cultivating termites
Oct 27, 2017Dr. Israel Del Toro Lawrence UniversitySocial Hymenoptera and the Ecosystem Services They Provide: A Case for Ants and Bees.
Nov 3, 2017students practice for ESA mtgUW Madison Entomology
Nov 10 2017Dr. John Orrock UW-Madison Dept of iBio
Nov 17, 2017Dr. Barrett Klein UW-LaCrosse
Nov 24, 2017Thanksgiving
Dec 1, 2017Dr. Marla SpivakUniversity of Minnesota
Dec 8, 2017Dr. Jon Pauli UW-Madison FWE
Dec 15, 2017Grad student exit seminars