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
Jan 26, 2018
Dr. Joshua BenoitUniversity of Cincinnati"Dehydration as a driver for shifts in the physiology and behavior of arthropod disease vectors"
Jan 30, 2018
4:00 - 5:00 PM
104 Russell Labs
Dr. Andrew HallThe Broad Institute
(Harvard and MIT)
"A male-determining factor in the mosquito Aedes aegypti"
Feb 2, 2018Dr. Alison BennettOhio State University"Microbial mediation of plant-insect interactions: Two case studies"
Feb 9, 2018Dr. Kerri CoonUniversity of Texas at Austin“Gut microbial diversity and function in mosquitoes”
Feb 16, 2018Dr. Charles Mason Penn State University " The Asian longhorned beetle, its microbial partners, and their interactions with host plants"
Feb 23, 2018Dr. Ben ZuckerbergUW-Madison FWE"Wintering Birds as Sentinels of Climate Change "
March 2, 2018Dr. Jennifer Angus UW-Madison"Arranging Nature"
March 9, 2018Dr. Walt GoodmanUW-Madison, Entomology
March 16, 2018Dr. Matthew McCaryUW Ento
March 23, 2018NCB ESA Meeting
April 6, 2018Dr. Ben JaffeUW Entomology
April 13, 2018Dr. Cesar Rodriguez-Saona Rutgers U
April 20, 2018
April 27, 2018Dr. Shawn SteffanUW Entomology
May 4, 2018PJ LieschUW EntomologyThe Good, the Bad, and the Bizarre: 2017 Cases from the Insect Diagnostic Lab
May 11, 2018Student exit seminars