Dr. Anurag Agrawal, a professor of ecology and evolutionary biology with a joint appointment in the Department of Entomology at Cornell University, delivered the Founders’ Memorial Award lecture at Entomology 2013, the 61st Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America (ESA) in Austin, Texas. The subject of his presentation was Dame Miriam Rothschild, who […]
By Jamin Dreyer Soggy sneakers from falling in the lake. Dutch food. Old hymns. People that know you, but you don’t know them. These nuggets are imprinted in my childhood memory from the Zandstra family reunions that I was dragged to as a child. Twenty-five years ago, my nuclear family plus my grandma would pile […]
This video by Ryan Perry, a student at the University of California, Riverside, features the music, the food, the parties, and the insects at Entomology 2013: Thanks to Ryan, Derek Hennen, Derek Woller, Joseph Alfonso, Justin Bredlau, and Ricardo Mariño-Pérez for recording and editing videos during the meeting.
By Joseph Alfonso With so many things, first impressions are incredibly important and the annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America is no exception (click here for my earlier post about my first ESA meeting). After the waves of excitement and nervousness subsided on my second day, I wanted to speak with others about […]
Ricardo Mariño-Pérez, a Ph.D. student who works on the systematics of Pyrgomorphidae in the Song Laboratory of Insect Systematics and Evolution at the University of Central Florida (UCF – Orlando, FL), interviewed five students from Mexico who are doing their graduate studies both in Mexico and the United States at Entomology 2013 in Austin, TX, […]
By Gwen Pearson As someone who’s had a bit of a meandering career path, I’m always interesting in talking to others who have found happiness off the tenure track. I was excited to have a chance to sit down with Shelah Morita, AAAS Energy, Environment, and Agriculture Fellow, at the recent ESA meeting in Austin. […]
By Joseph Alfonso Did you stop by the Exhibit Hall at the ESA meeting this year? With so many booths to see and all the insect merchandise to check out, it’s a great place to spend time some time at the conference. Unfortunately, being a grad student limited the amount of insect related things I […]