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Symposia selected for the 2016 International Congress of Entomology
Nearly 300 symposia have been accepted for the 2016 International Congress of Entomology, which will take place Sept. 25-30, 2016, in Orlando, Fla. (2015-06-23)

Medical and Veterinary Entomology
The latest information on developments in entomology relating to public health and veterinary importance with two separate indexes for enhanced searchability: taxonomic and subject, as well as increased focus on the molecular aspects of entomology, genome projects and forensic studies. (2009-05-07)

Symposium marks century of discovery for U. of I. entomology department
The University of Illinois department of entomology celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2009 and will mark this milestone with a symposium Dec. 11 -- two days before the annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America in Indianapolis. Lectures will include (2009-12-03)

UK entomology research article published in new issue of Science
The Oct. 14 issue of Science, the widely-respected journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) , features an article by University of Kentucky entomologist Stephen Dobson together with researchers Zhiyong Xi and Cynthia Khoo. (2005-10-14)

Encyclopedia of Insects
The second edition of this reference will continue the tradition by providing the most comprehensive, useful and up-to-date resource for professionals. (2009-05-07)

Entomological Society of America launches 'Entomology Today Blog'
The Entomological Society of America recently launched the Entomology Today Blog, a project designed to highlight news stories about insects and related arthropods, cover meetings and events from entomological societies, and to provide a venue for entomologists to share their research and discoveries online. (2013-07-30)

Entomology 2012 to present 105 insect symposia in November
Entomology 2012, the 60th Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America (ESA), will feature 105 symposia on insects and related arthropods, Nov. 11-14, 2012, in Knoxville, Tenn. (2012-04-03)

Entomology 2012 to showcase the latest insect science research
The Entomological Society of America invites scientists to submit Program Symposia for Entomology 2012, ESA's 60th Annual Meeting, which will be held in Knoxville, Tennessee, Nov. 11-14, 2012. (2011-12-21)

Springer to publish journal and book series for Entomological Society of Brazil
Starting in 2012 Springer will partner with the Entomological Society of Brazil to publish the journal Neotropical Entomology and a new book series Entomology in Focus. Prof. Fernando L.Consôli of the University of São Paulo is editor of both the journal and the book series. (2012-02-02)

UC Davis chemical ecologist wins major award
Chemical ecologist Walter Leal, professor of entomology at the University of California, Davis, is the 2008 winner of a major award from the Entomological Society of America: the Recognition Award in Insect Physiology, Biochemistry and Toxicology. (2008-10-21)

Applied Entomology and Zoology joins Springer's publishing program
The Japanese Society of Applied Entomology and Zoology and Springer will collaborate to publish the society's official journal Applied Entomology and Zoology as of January 2011. (2010-12-08)

Entomology Symposia announced for ESA Annual Meeting
Eight program symposia have been selected for the annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America, which will be held in Indianapolis, Indiana, Dec. 13-16. (2009-04-13)

What role do insects play in Ebola virus transmission?
What role, if any, do insects play in the transmission of Ebola? This question and others will be discussed during a special session at Entomology 2014 -- the 62nd Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America -- in Portland, Oregon at 5:30 PM on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014. (2014-11-05)

Penn State researcher wins Entomological Society of America award
Consuelo M. De Moraes, associate professor of entomology, Penn State, is the first recipient of the Early Career Innovation Award from the Entomological Society of America. (2008-10-20)

Handbook of Agricultural Entomology
Wiley is pleased to announce the publication of the Handbook of Agricultural Entomology, a reference and textbook for swift identification and information on all major insect pests and the damage they cause to crops. (2013-03-18)

UC Riverside faculty member elected fellow of Entomological Society of America
Bradley Mullens, a professor of entomology at the University of California, Riverside, has been named a fellow of the Entomological Society of America (ESA) for 2011. Election as a fellow acknowledges outstanding contributions in one or more of the following: research, teaching, extension, or administration. Along with nine other new fellows, Mullens will be recognized during the ESA's annual meeting in November in Reno, Nev. (2011-07-07)

Fred Baxendale selected as Honorary Member of the Entomological Society of America
The Entomological Society of America is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Fred Baxendale, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, as an Honorary Member of the Society. (2014-08-28)

UC Riverside graduate students are national champions of collegiate competition in entomology
Graduate students from the University of California, Riverside's Department of Entomology became the national champions of the Entomological Society of America's Linnaean Games at the society's annual meeting in Reno, Nev., that took place Nov. 16-19, 2008. The games, which are played between university-sponsored student teams, are a lively question-and-answer, college bowl-style competition on entomological facts. (2008-12-01)

Media advisory: Zika Symposium at ICE 2016 in Orlando
News reporters are invited to attend a symposium on the Zika virus, which will take place on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, 9:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in Orlando, Fla., during the 2016 International Congress of Entomology. (2016-08-24)

Microbes help beetles defeat plant defenses
Some symbiotic bacteria living inside Colorado potato beetles can trick plants into reacting to a microbial attack rather than that of a chewing herbivore, according to a team of Penn State researchers who found that the beetles with bacteria were healthier and grew better. (2013-09-09)

Seven UCR entomologists honored by professional society
Six faculty members and one graduate student in the Department of Entomology at UC Riverside will be honored for their research and contributions to the field of entomology at the 2006 meeting of the Entomological Society of America Pacific Branch, scheduled for March 5-8 in Hawaii. (2006-02-21)

Give an ant a nice place to stay and it might stick around
Many alien insects enter the United States as hitchhikers on imported plants. But how many live long and prosper? New UC Davis findings published recently online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggest that opportunity alone is no guarantee of a successful invasion. (2005-12-01)

Cuba's Dr. Juan Bisset to speak at the 2016 International Congress of Entomology in Orlando
Dr. Juan Andrés Bisset, one of Cuba's leading entomologists, will be a featured speaker at the 2016 International Congress of Entomology (ICE 2016) in Orlando, Florida. (2015-09-29)

Malaria parasite manipulates host's scent
Malaria parasites alter the chemical odor signal of their hosts to attract mosquitoes and better spread their offspring, according to researchers, who believe this scent change could be used as a diagnostic tool. (2014-06-30)

Native bacteria block Wolbachia from being passed to mosquito progeny
Native bacteria living inside mosquitoes prevent the insects from passing Wolbachia bacteria -- which can make the mosquitoes resistant to the malaria parasite -- to their offspring, according to a team of researchers. (2014-08-11)

Free articles on Aedes albopictus, mosquitoes that may transmit Zika
Oxford University Press and the Entomological Society of America have released a special collection of free articles on the Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus). (2016-06-28)

6 faculty named Fellows of AAAS
Six Penn State faculty members have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. (2012-11-29)

Kenneth F. Raffa to give Founders' Memorial Lecture at Entomology 2010
Dr. Kenneth F. Raffa has been selected to deliver the Founders' Memorial Award lecture at Entomology 2010 -- the 58th Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America -- this December in San Diego, Calif. ESA established the Founders' Memorial Award in 1958 to honor scientists whose lives and careers enhanced entomology as a profession and who made significant contributions to the field in general and in their respective subdisciplines. (2010-08-03)

Penn State receives Grand Challenges Explorations grant for innovative global health research
Penn State has received a $100,000 Grand Challenges Explorations grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The grant will support an innovative global health research project conducted by Consuelo De Moraes, associate professor of entomology, titled (2010-05-21)

Conference to turn spotlight on urban pests
What is the latest research on bed bugs? On termites? What are some low-impact methods for controlling ants? And what are some new invasive cockroach pests in California? The public has the opportunity to get the answers to these and other questions pertinent to urban entomology at the 23rd annual UC Riverside Urban Pest Management Conference, March 25. Registration costs $110. The fee is waived for reporters wishing to cover any part of the conference. (2014-03-19)

Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology now published by Elsevier
Elsevier, a world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce an agreement to publish the Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology. (2008-07-17)

Researchers find ticks linked with Lyme disease in south London parks
Visitors to two popular parks in South London are at risk of coming into contact with ticks that can transmit Lyme disease to humans, according to a new study in Medical and Veterinary Entomology. (2015-09-24)

Plants defend against insects by inducing 'leaky gut syndrome'
Plants may induce 'leaky gut syndrome' -- permeability of the gut lining -- in insects as part of a multipronged strategy for protecting themselves from being eaten, according to researchers at Penn State. By improving our understanding of plant defenses, the findings could contribute to the development of new pest control methods. (2019-07-22)

Sonny Ramaswamy to speak at Entomology 2012
The Entomological Society of America (ESA) is honored to announce that Sonny Ramaswamy, Director of the USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture, will be speaking twice at Entomology 2012, ESA's 60th Annual Meeting to be held November 11-14, 2012 in Knoxville, Tennessee. (2012-09-23)

Illinois researchers help Hollywood get the science right
Two University of Illinois researchers are among a national group of scientists selected to help leaders in the entertainment industry improve the accuracy of the scientific content of their productions. (2008-11-18)

Entomologist names new wasp species after UC Riverside
An entomologist at the University of California, Riverside discovered a new wasp species in Russia and named it after the university, commonly abbreviated as UCR. Serguei V. Triapitsyn, principal museum scientist at the Entomology Research Museum on campus, had been sorting wasps from the Russian Far East, when he discovered several tiny female fairyflies, or mymarid wasps, 1.1 to 1.2 millimeters in body length. He named the species Gonatocerus ucri. (2013-05-06)

Entomological Society of America names 2009 award winners
ESA is pleased to announce the winners of its 2009 awards. Professional awards will be presented at the Opening Plenary Session of the ESA Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, Indiana, Sunday, Dec. 13, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Student awards will be presented on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 7-8 p.m. (2009-10-01)

UCR researchers win Entomological Society of America Awards
Michael E. Adams, a professor of entomology and neuroscience at UC Riverside, has won the Entomological Society of America's Recognition Award in Insect Physiology, Biochemistry & Toxicology. Jeremy D. Allison, a graduate student in the UCR Department of Entomology working toward his Ph.D., has received the John Henry Comstock Graduate Student Award from the Pacific Branch of the Entomological Society of America. (2006-11-07)

New sand fly species discovered in Brazil
Researchers in Brazil examined sand fly specimens in museum collections. After detailed analyses of three different flies in the genus Psathyromyia, they found that the specimens were originally misidentified and that they were actually an undescribed species. (2015-12-03)

Annual Urban Pest Management Conference set for March 26
How can termites, bed bugs and Argentine ants be effectively controlled? What are some of the new invasive cockroach pests in California? And what are some ways to address the rodent problem in suburban structures and landscapes? Find out at the 22nd Annual UC Riverside Urban Pest Management Conference that will take place at the University of California, Riverside on March 26 (registration fee waived for reporters interested in covering all/part of the conference). (2013-03-14)

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