ENWC Seminar Series

Fall 2016 Seminar Series
Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology
University of Delaware
Monday 11:15 a.m. – 12:05 p.m.
Room 009 Townsend Hall
*Refreshments at 11:00 a.m.*

September 12              Graduate Student Lunch and Orientation (Graduate students only and all graduate students must attend).  233 Townsend Hall.

September 19              Talks for the International Congress of Entomology/ESA.  **Refreshments at 10:50am**
**Presentations will start at 11am and continue until 12:20pm**

Adam Mitchell – “Green to Brown”; Quantifying shifts in arthropod trophic structure following plant invasion.

Julian Golec – Influence of temperature on the reproductive and developmental biology of Ontsira mellipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) when reared on the exotic host Anoplophora glabripennis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)

Grace Savoy-Burke – Native bees in Mid-Atlantic Woodlands

David Ingber – Bt susceptibility and oviposition preferences of fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) host strains

September 26              No Seminar. International Congress of Entomology/ESA

October 3                    Dr. Steve Webb, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation.
To Infinity and Beyond: [Buzz] Lightyears Ahead of Traditional Habitat Use Analyses.

October 10                 Presentations for the Wildlife Society Meeting.                                    **Refreshments at 10:50am**
**Presentations will start at 11am**

Jake Haus – Oral: Cause Specific Mortality During An Outbreak Of Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease; A Case For Compensatory Mortality?

Clark Nissley – Oral: Assessing Pre-emptive Competition Exhibited by Cackling Geese and Lesser Snow Geese on Breeding Atlantic Brant

Eric Ness – Poster: White-tailed Deer Recruitment and Relative Predator Abundance in Western Maryland.

Kaili Stevens – Poster: Winter survival and habitat selection of translocated northern bobwhite in the New Jersey Pine Barrens

Chase Colmorgen – Poster: Building a predictive model of submerged aquatic vegetation for Atlantic brant in the mid-Atlantic

October 17                  No seminar. The Wildlife Society Meeting

October 24                  Stacy Chirnside – Introduction and Safety Training (For certification, all graduate students must attend and faculty should attend)

October 26, 4:00pm    THE AMERICAN ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY’S OCTOBER 2016 MEETING, 101 Allen Lab.  Speaker and Topic to be announced.

October 31                  Gwen Talham, DVM – Animal Care and Use Seminar (For certification, all graduate students must attend and faculty should attend)

November 7               Danielle Dixson, Assistant Professor, Earth Ocean, and the Environment, University of Delaware. How anthropogenic induce change impacts animal behavior in the marine environment.

November 14              Dan Simberloff, Gore Hunger Professor of Environmental Science, University of Tennessee. – Meet with graduate students during normal seminar time.

FORMAL SEMINAR – in EVENING for entire campus!

November 21              No seminar.  No classes Thanksgiving Week

November 28              Justin Dion – M.S. Student Proposal

December 5                No Seminar