Spring 2024 Seminars and Events

01.23.2024

Intro to ENTM 7007

LSB 110, 02pm

01.30.2024

Dr. Kimberly Boykin

LSU Vet School

Bon Appétit: Insights into the Feeder Insect Industry

Knapp Hall 102, 02pm

02.06.2024

Dr. Aaron Ashbrook

LSU AgCenter Entomology

How to Respond to Delusional Infestational Clientele

Knapp Hall 102, 02pm

02.13.2024

Mardi Gras Holiday

02.20.2024

Jamie Phelps

LSU Biology

A phylogenetic exploration of sexual dimorphism in Checkerspot Butterflies (Melitaeini:Nymphalidae)

Knapp Hall 102, 02pm

02.26.2024

Danyal Khan

Intro - Integration of Host Plant Resistance and Other Management Tactics including a Crop Phenology Model in Management of Mexican Rice Borer in the U.S.

Knapp Hall 102, 02pm

03.05.2024

Tanner Sparks

Qualifying - Roseau Cane Scale (Nipponaclerda biwakoensis) Invasion and its Parasitoid Complex in Louisiana

Knapp Hall 102, 02pm

03.12.2024

Spring Break

04.02.2024

Lexi DeSoto

Exit - Settling preference of Nipponaclerda biwakoensis (Hemiptera: Aclerdidae) on Phragmites australis stems

Knapp Hall 102, 02pm

04.03.2024

Ally Martin Ewert

Qualifying - Supporting managed honey bee (Apis mellifera) health with diverse natural products: impacts on nutrition, immunity, and gut microbiota

Life Sciences A101, 02pm

04.04.2024

Dr. Robin E. Thomson

University of Minnesota

Exploring the phylogeny of the caddisflies (Trichoptera) and making a case for the importance of state natural history collections

Life Sciences Annex 101, 09am

04.05.2024

Dr. Robin E. Thomson

University of Minnesota

The twisted history of Strepsiptera and its phylogenetic placement

Life Sciences Annex 101, 11:30am

04.09.2024

Jyoti Sharma

Qualifying - Effect of the OsLsi1 mutation on rice defense against insect pests

Knapp Hall 102, 02pm

04.11.2024

Dr. Stephen M. Baca

University of Kansas

Diving into aquatic beetle diversity and evolution with an integrative approach

Life Sciences Annex 101, 09am

04.12.2024

Dr. Stephen M. Baca

University of Kansas

Twists and turns: the contentious phylogenetic placement of the order Strepsiptera

Life Sciences Annex 101, 11:30am

04.15.2024

Dr. Olivia Gearner

Purdue University

From Genotype to Phenotype to Environment: Modern Approaches to Systematics and Collections-based Research

Life Sciences Annex 101, 11:30am

04.16.2024

Dr. Olivia Gearner

Purdue University

Twisted Trees: Unraveling the Evolution of Twisted Wing Parasites

Life Sciences Annex 101, 09:00am

04.17.2024

Dr. James Ottea

LSU AgCenter Entomology

I’ll Be Going Now: A Retirement Seminar

Life Sciences Annex 101, 02pm

04.23.2024

Anjana Duwal

Intro - Chemical and biological control of three different stink bugs in Louisiana soybean

Knapp Hall 102, 02pm

05.03.2024

Dr. Melissa Siebert

Corteva

Careers in Industry: Impacting Agriculture, Breadth of Roles, Maximize Experiences

Knapp Hall 102, 02pm

Cicada Killer front

Picture by Claudia Husseneder

Innovate . Educate . Improve Lives

The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture

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