All seminars will be held at 4:10 p.m. on Wednesdays, 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.

Three of the seminars will be virtual (Oct 6, Nov 17, Nov 24). Both virtual and in-person seminars will be broadcast via the Zoom meeting software package (

September 29
Hanna Kahl, PhD Candidate
Department of Entomology and Nematology, UC Davis
Title: EXIT SEMINAR: Herbivory of Citrus fruit by European Earwigs in California

October 6 - VIRTUAL
María Silvina Fenoglio
National Scientific and Technical Research Council, Argentina
Title: Do green roofs benefit urban arthropod communities? Evidence from a South American city

October 13
Hans R Herren
Millennium Institute, USA
Title: Why is transforming the food system along the agroecology principles an imperative?Watch Recording

October 20
Sergio Hidalgo Sotelo
Department of Entomology and Nematology, UC Davis
Title: Using Drosophila melanogaster to understand complex disorders: insights on the pathophysiology of schizophreniaWatch Recording

October 27
Adler Dillman
Department of Nematology, UC Riverside
Title: Nematode venom contains potent modulators of insect immunityWatch Recording

November 3

November 10
Fatemeh Ganjisaffar
Department of Entomology and Nematology, UC Davis
Title: Addressing an evolving invasive species crisis: insecticide resistance management and behavioral control of Drosophila suzukiiWatch Recording

November 17 - VIRTUAL
Gabe Zilnik
Temperate Tree Fruit and Vegetable Research, USDA
Title:  Improving Tobacco IPM with Large Data and Artificial Intelligence Machine LearningWatch Recording

November 24 - VIRTUAL
Monika Egerer
Technical University of Munich, Germany
Title: Entomological investigations in urban gardensWatch Recording

December 1
Fatma Kaplan
Pheronym, Davis
Title: Conspecific and heterospecific pheromones stimulate dispersal of entomopathogenic nematodes during quiescence