All seminars will be held at 4:10 p.m. on Mondays, Pacific Time, and will include both in-person and virtual seminars. 

The in-person seminars will take place in Room 122 of Briggs Hall, located off Kleiber Hall Drive. These seminars will be recorded for later viewing.

Both virtual and in-person seminars will be broadcast via the Zoom meeting software package (

April 01, 2024
Dr. Jamie Ellis
University of Florida, Department of Entomology and Nematology
Title: Understanding the risk that pesticides pose to honey bees

April 08, 2024
Dr. Eduardo Almeida
Universidade de São Paulo, Faculdade de Filosofia, Ciências e Letras de Ribeirão Preto
Title: The evolutionary history of bees in time and space
Watch Recording

April 15, 2024
Dr. Zachary Lamas
USDA-ARS Bee Research Laboratory - Beltsville, MD
Title: How Doing a PhD is like Building a House

April 22, 2024
Dr. Adam Wong
University of Florida, Department of Entomology and Nematology
Title: Microbial modulation of host behavior: Insights from Drosophila

April 29, 2024
Dr. Melissa Guzman
University of Southern California, Department of Biological Sciences
Title: Using occupancy models to infer trends of bee biodiversity in North America

May 06, 2024
Dr. Clement Chow
University of Utah, Department of Human Genetics
Title: Flying to the clinic: Drug repurposing screen for rare diseases

May 13, 2024
Dr. Alejandro Del Pozo-Valdivia
Virginia Tech, Department of Entomology
Title: TBD

May 20, 2024
Danielle Rutkowski
UC Davis, Department of Entomology and Nematology, Karban and Vanette Labs

May 27, 2024
Dr. Fiona Goggini
University of Arkansas, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology
Title: TBD

June 03, 2024
Dr. James Carey
UC Davis, Department of Entomology and Nematology
Title: TBD