Mosquitoes Experts at the 2016 International Congress of Entomology

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Jason Thomas, a graduate student at Texas A&M University, recently interviewed mosquito experts at the 2016 International Congress of Entomology in Orlando, Florida: For more info about the Congress, visit http://ice2016orlando.org. For more videos by Jason, visit http://tinyurl.com/grn3tj6.

Science Communication and Social Media at ICE 2016

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During the 2016 International Congress of Entomology in Orlando, Florida, a symposium called “Weaving Your Web: Science Communication and Social Media for Insect Scientists” was held. Three of the speakers — Aaron Pomerantz (with Mike Bentley), Rayda Krell, Carly M. Tribull — allowed their presentations to be videotaped, which you can see below. Aaron Pomerantz […]

A Rookie’s View of ICE 2016 and the Triplehorn Pinning Challenge

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Lee William Noel, a graduate student at the University of Wyoming, recently attended his first-ever entomology meeting — the 2016 International Congress of Entomology, which was probably the largest gathering of insect scientists in the world — and he was drafted as a volunteer videographer to capture the experience. “I felt like a Little League-er […]

International Entomologists Gather in Orlando to Take on Grand Challenges

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More than 175 international insect-science leaders and others involved with agriculture and public health met recently in Orlando, Florida to take part in the “International Entomology Leadership Summit: Improving the Human Condition through Insect Science.” The goal was to engage and empower worldwide entities to take on Grand Challenges we face in the coming decades […]

A Peek into the Mind of the Creator of the Schmidt Sting Pain Index

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Justin Schmidt of the Southwest Biological Institute in Tucson, Arizona is perhaps best-known for his creation of the Schmidt Sting Pain Index, a relative pain scale based on his personal experiences with very close encounters with an impressive number (around 83) of species of Hymenoptera (ants, bees, and wasps). Take a moment to watch and […]

Podcast from the 2016 International Congress of Entomology

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Morgan Jackson and Jonathan Larson, two entomology podcasters, had a conversation recently at the 2016 International Congress of Entomology. Science communication continues to be an important field in the entomology world, and podcasts are a dynamic way of connecting with interested learners. In this podcast, Morgan and Jonathan discuss different insect and biology themed shows […]

Entomologists Talk Twitter at ICE 2016

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Tyler Wist (Twitter handle: @TylerWist1), an entomologist at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, went to the ESA Tweetup at the 2016 International Congress of Entomology. The Tweetup is a chance for people who communicate via Twitter to meet each other face to face. Tyler spoke with Scott Meers (Twitter handle: @ABbugcounter) about how he uses Twitter […]

Entomophagy at the 2016 International Congress of Entomology

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Aaron Pomerantz, a graduate student at the University of California, Berkeley, recently attended a symposium on entomophagy — the eating of insects — at the 2016 International Congress of Entomology. In the following video, we see the reactions of people eating various types of insects, and watch as Aaron and his friend Amanda talk to […]

Zika Symposium at 2016 International Congress of Entomology

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Yesterday at the 2016 International Congress of Entomology in Orlando, Florida in September 2016, international scientists shared the latest research about the Zika virus and Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. Speakers included Dr. Stephen Higgs from Kansas State University, Dr. Brian Foy from Colorado State University, Dr. Constancia Ayres from Fiocruz in Brazil, Dr. Anthony James from […]

Interviews from the Women in Entomology Breakfast at ICE 2016

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Laurel Haavik attended the Women in Entomology Breakfast at the 2016 International Congress of Entomology and interviewed other breakfast attendees. The breakfasts began in 1989 and have evolved into a strong part of annual meetings of the Entomological Society of America. Watch the video below: Laurel Haavik is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of […]