Entomology Graduate Student Orientation Schedule, Fall 2016

Date: August 25, 2016 - August 26, 2016
Time: 8:10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Thursday; 8:15-11:45 a.m. on Friday
Location: Entomology Graduate Student Orientation Schedule, Fall 2016 Meet at Gordon Guyer Conference Room, 244 Natural Science

Thursday, Aug. 25

Lab Tours **WEAR YOUR WALKING SHOES!!!

  • 8:10-8:30 a.m. - Welcome from Dr. Bill Ravlin, Chairperson, Department of Entomology Meet in the Gordon Guyer Conference Room, 244 Natural Science
  • 8:30-8:50 - Dr. Ernest Delfosse, Biological Control (35 Natural Science)
  • 8:55-9:15 - Sara Tanis and James Wieferich for Dr. Deb McCullough, Forest Entomology (42 Natural Science)
  • 9:20-9:40 - Dr. Dave Smitley, Turfgrass Entomology (349 Natural Science)
  • 9:50-10:10 - Dr. Eric Benbow – Aquatic Entomology (349 Giltner Hall)
  • 10:15-10:35 - Dr. Ke Dong – Molecular Entomology (437/438 Giltner Hall)
  • 10:45-11:15 - Gary Parsons – Voucher Specimen Policy and Entomology Museum (401 Natural Science)
  • 11:20-11:40 - Gary Parsons and Carolyn Devereaux – Entomology Bug House (147 Natural Science)
  • 11:-45-1:00 - *LUNCH BREAK* The Gordon Guyer Conference Room, 244 Natural Science LUNCH IS PROVIDED
  • 1:15-1:35 - Dr. Rufus Isaacs – Small Fruit Entomology (202 CIPS)
  • 1:40-2:00 - Dr. Doug Landis Lab - Insects and Landscape Ecology (204 CIPS)
  • 2:10-2:30 - Dr. Zsofia Szendrei – Vegetable Entomology (348 Food Safety & Toxicology)
  • 2:35-3:00 - IPM Group (B18 Food Safety & Toxicology)

Friday, Aug. 26

Administrative information *All sessions will take place in The Gordon Guyer Conference Room, 244 Natural Science*

  • 8:15-8:30 - Meet in The Gordon Guyer Conference Room, 244B Natural Science
  • 8:30-8:50 - Linda Gallagher & Business Office Staff – MSU/Department Business Procedures
  • 8:50-9:00 - Jan Eschbach – Computer/IT information
  • 9:00-9:15 - *BREAK*
  • 9:15-11:30 - Dr. Suzanne Thiem, Graduate Program Director & Heather Lenartson-Kluge, Graduate Secretary, Graduate Program Information
  • 11:30-11:45 - Pictures taken for Graduate Student Poster