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
Watch Recording

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

May 13, 2024
Dr. Alejandro Del Pozo-Valdivia
Virginia Tech, Department of Entomology
Title: Expanding the Toolbox: Applied Research for Improving IPM in Specialty Crops
Watch Recording

May 20, 2024
Danielle Rutkowski
UC Davis, Department of Entomology and Nematology, Karban and Vanette Labs
Title: EXIT SEMINAR: Identity and functions of bee-associated fungi
Watch Recording

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