Department of Entomology Sponsoring Series of Apicultural Lectures
Feb. 7, 2011
Juliana Rangel will speak from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 17 in 1022 LSA.
DAVIS--The UC Davis Department of Entomology is sponsoring a series of five lectures on apiculture starting Jan. 31 and continuing through mid-February.
The lectures will either be in 1022 Life Sciences Addition (LSA), or 122 Briggs (see schedule below). The talks are open to the public and will be webcast for archiving and viewing after Feb. 17 on the department website.
The next speaker is Michael Simone-Finstrom, research associate, North Carolina State University, who will speak on "Resin Collection and Social Immunity in Honey Bees" from 4 to 5 p.m., Monday, Feb. 14 in 122 Briggs.
Thursday, Feb. 17: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Juliana Rangel, National Science Foundation (NSF) postdoctoral researcher in biology, Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University. Site: 1022 LSA. Topic: "Collective Decision-Making in Honey Bees During Reproduction: Mechanisms and Fitness Implications."
Monday, Jan. 31
Postdoctoral research associate, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.
Topic: "Modern Challenges to Honey Bee Health: Pesticides, Pathogens and Drugs"
Thursday, Feb. 3
Adjunct assistant professor, Department of Biology, University of Maryland.
Topic: "Honey Bee Host-Parasite Interactions"
Thursday, Feb. 10
Postdoctoral fellow, Environmental Science, Policy and Management (ESPM), UC Berkeley. Topic: "Organization and Evolution of Honey Bee Societies: Experimental, Theoretical, and Computational Approaches”
Monday, Feb. 14
Research associate, North Carolina State University. Topic: "Resin Collection and Social Immunity in Honey Bees."
--Kathy Keatley Garvey
UC Davis Department of Entomology