- Author: Kathy Keatley Garvey
The seminars, to be held from 12:10 to 1 p.m. in 122 Briggs, begin April 2 and continue through June 4.
More information is pending: the title of the talks, abstracts, biosketches, and photos.
Maryann Frazier, senior extension associate specializing in honey bees, Penn State University.
Edwin Lewis, professor and vice chair, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology
John Jaenike, professor and chair, Department of Biology, University of Rochester, New York
Elizabeth Tibbetts, associate professor, Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Eric Lonsdorf, visiting assistant professor of biology at Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pa.
Riccardo Bommarco, professor, Department of Ecology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Leithen M'Gonigle, postdoctoral fellow, Claire Kremen lab, Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, University of California, Berkeley
There will be NO noonhour seminar.
May Berenbaum, professor and department head, Department of Entomology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign will present two evening lectures as part of the Storer Lectureship for Life Sciences.
- The first is a public lecture on Tuesday, May 20 on "Bees in Crisis: Colony Collapse, Honey Laundering and Other Problems Bee-Setting American Apiculture" at 4:10 p.m. in Ballrooms A and B of the UC Davis Conference Center, 550 Alumni Lane.
- The second is a scientific lecture on Wednesday, May 21 on "Sex and the Single Parsnip: Coping with Florivores and Pollinators in Two Hemispheres." This will take place at 4:10 p.m. in Ballrooms A and B of the UC Davis Conference Center.
Andrea Lucky, evolutionary biologist and biodiversity scientist, Department of Entomology and Nematology, University Florida, Gainesville (and UC Davis alumnus; doctorate in entomology, Phil Ward lab)
Katharina Ullmann, graduate student, Neal Williams lab, Department of Entomology and Nematology, UC Davis
Under the direction of professor James R. Carey, plans call for all the seminars to be recorded for later posting on UCTV.