Mosquitoes Experts at the 2016 International Congress of Entomology

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

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

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

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

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 […]