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Diaspore Dispersal by Wasps of the Genus Vespula

Dr. Dylan Orion Burge University of California Los Angeles Dr. Burge describes how he stumbled on to an odd behavior of Vespula wasps. He collected calycanthus seeds in Northern California and…

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From Micro to Macro: The Trophic Regulation of a Multispecies Protective Mutualism

Dr. Elizabeth Pringle Faculty, University of Nevada, Reno In this presentation, Dr. Elizabeth Pringle explains – and provides examples of – mutualism in the natural world. She…

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The Wonderful World of Lauxanioid Flies, and the Solution to a 100 Year Old Mystery

Dr. Steve Gaimari Plant Pest Diagnostics Center, California Department of Food and Agriculture Steve Gaimari is very enthusiastic about his specialty – the study of flies – and has a…

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I got your back: my movies and research on the evolution of defense and locomotion of slug and nettle caterpillar moths (Lepidoptera_ Limacodidae) 1989-present

Dr. Marc Epstein Senior Insect Biosystematist, California Department of Food & Agriculture; Research Associate, Smithsonian Institution Dr. Epstein’s job with the State of California…

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Factors Affecting Honeybee Queen Mating and Reproduction

Dr. Elina Lastro Nino Assistant Specialist in CE, Department of Entomology & Nematology, UC Davis Dr. Elina Lastro Nino directs the E.L. Nino Bee Lab at the UC Davis Honey Bee Research…

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Chemical Aggressive Mimicry in Solitary Bee Nest Parasites: Host Range in the Southwestern US

Leslie Saul-Gershenz PhD Candidate, Department of Entomology, UC, Davis Ms. Saul-Gershenz opens her talk with the assertion that scientists should use less jargon and make their work more…

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