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  • Department of Entomology | University of Wisconsin-Madison
    how native bees can help with pollination in agricultural landscapes Laboratory and field research are important parts of the entomology graduate student experience Celebrating one hundred years of research teaching and service Department Centennial 2009 Extension Entomologist Eileen Cullen discusses spider mite management during 2012 drought with corn and soybean growers at UW Extension Fond Du Lac and Dodge Co Field Day Photo M Rankin Insect Photo Slide Show Research Education Outreach Extension Insect Photo Salon Upcoming Events Upcoming Seminars Seminars held in 150 Russell Labs 12 00 pm to 1 00 pm unless otherwise noted View Full List of Seminars Thu 11 1 2012 3 30 pm 4 30 pm 2012 Doane Lecture Topic Ecoinformatics using farmer generated data to address key problems in agricultural entomology Speaker Dr Jay Rosenheim University of California Davis Fri 11 9 2012 Speaker Dr Robert Jeanne UW Madison Fri 11 16 2012 Topic ESA meeting Fri 11 23 2012 Thanksgiving Break Fri 11 30 2012 Speaker Dr Corrie Moreau Field Museum of Natural History Chicago Fri 12 7 2012 Speaker Dan Marschalek UW Madison Fri 12 14 2012 Speaker Dr Mary Jamieson UW Madison Blogs 10 2 2012 Prof Chris Williamson Launches Redesigned Website Prof Chris Williamson and Assistant Researcher P J Liesch proudly announce the launch of the Williamson Lab website on Turfgrass and Ornamental Entomology You can view the site at 9 19 2012 Jamin Dreyer and Prof Claudio Gratton Announce New Music Video What Makes Science Beautiful The Producers Jamin Dreyer and Claudio Gratton are proud to present the latest music video by Midge Direction This video is a parody video of the boy band One Direction s music video for the 8 7 2012 Ken Raffa and Henry Hagedorn elected Fellows of Entomological Society of America Ken Raffa Professor

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  • The Department | Department of Entomology
    associates and 36 graduate students whose major professors are members of this department Some graduate students working under the direction of our faculty are taking an advanced degree in another department Of the graduate students approximately 40 are M S students many of whom continue their pursuit of the Ph D in this department UW Madison Entomology Department Faculty January 2011 photo Wolfgang Hoffman Facilities Research Russell Laboratories was completed in 1964 and has housed the department since that time The Department of Entomology utilizes approximately 15 000 square feet in the north tower of Russell Laboratories This space includes labs insect museum and faculty and staff offices Seating for graduate students and post docs is normally found within the principal investigator s lab space The department houses a number of insect growth chambers for general use also available for general use are 80C freezers imaging equipment cell and tissue culture facilities isotope rooms cold rooms and freezers Individual labs house various specialized lab equipment that is freely available Facilities outside of Russell Labs include a newly renovated museum complex in the Stock Pavilion Researchers also use the Biotron facilities Walnut Street greenhouses and UW Madison CALS Agricultural Research Stations throughout the state Computing Computing facilities have been a joint Entomology Plant Pathology venture since the early 1990s With the formation of the Russell Labs Administrative Service Center Forestry and Wildlife Ecology has joined our IT group under a single administrative staff plan IT personnel housed in the Help desk suite are available for consultation The Help desk suite also houses computers scanners and printers for departmental use Programs available in this suite include graphics word processing databases statistical and GIS packages Each faculty office is equipped with computers and the building is cabled and can be used in a wireless mode Most labs have at least one desktop computer for general lab use Insect Research Collection The University of Wisconsin Insect Research Collection WIRC contains nearly three million specimens Active participation in ongoing taxonomic biodiversity ecological and natural history research projects has led to an aggressive growth rate of 10 000 20 000 specimens year in recent years Although worldwide in scope the WIRC is the only collection in Wisconsin subscribing to a primary mission of representing the insect fauna of Wisconsin and the western Great Lakes region Ordinal taxonomic strengths are understandably in the five largest orders Coleoptera Lepidoptera Hymenoptera Diptera and Hemiptera These orders also reflect past and current faculty staff student expertise growth and expansion is currently greatest in the Coleoptera micro Hymenoptera micro Lepidoptera and Diptera The collection is housed in Russell Laboratories and newly remodeled space on the third floor of the nearby UW Stock Pavilion The goals and mission of the WIRC are overseen by the faculty Director Prof Daniel K Young daily activities are supported by the Academic Curator Mr Steven Krauth The WIRC subscribes to the UW Land Grant Mission and actively engages in support of educational and outreach activities on

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  • Employment Opportunities | Department of Entomology
    strong independent extramurally funded research program develop an innovative undergraduate and graduate teaching program build collaborative relationships in research and instructional programs and contribute to service and outreach functions of the Department College University and professional societies This position is a tenure track nine month appointment at the level of Assistant Professor 80 research 20 instruction The position carries a commitment to the three important functions of resident instruction research and outreach as well as professional and university service as appropriate to Faculty rank Degree and area of specialization PhD with expertise in a Biological Science is required Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience Postdoctoral experience is highly desirable Preference will be given to candidates that present evidence of excellent teaching skills a record of publishing in peer reviewed journals and success attracting extramural funding Full time salary rate Minimum 80 000 academic 9 months How to apply Applicants send CV one two page statement of research interests and plans a similar statement of teaching philosophy and a list of three letter writers to Professor Kenneth Ra ffa via email Please reference PVL 74450 Interested individuals are welcome to contact Professor Kenneth Ra ffa via email to discuss this opportunity To ensure consideration application must be received by October 15 2012 PDF of Population Genetics Job Posting Postdoc Opportunity We are looking to hire a postdoctoral researcher to study biodiversity and ecosystem services in bioenergy crops in southern Wisconsin This two year position will be with the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center GLBRC at the University of Wisconsin Madison and will be supervised by Claudio Gratton with the GLBRC and the Department of Entomology Research will involve two major components 1 observational and manipulative field studies on the effects of candidate bioenergy crops annual crops perennial

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  • Donations | Department of Entomology
    Entomology Foundation Funds Thank you for your support of the University of Wisconsin Madison Entomology Department Your generous contribution will help maintain and strengthen current programs and allow us to explore and develop new opportunities for students The UW Foundation accepts donations for the the Entomology Department in three areas Chair s Opportunity Fund Seminar Series Fund and Undergraduate Research Opportunity Fund Please see below for descriptions For additional information on planned gifts or to make other contributions to the Entomology Department please contact Brian Hettiger Director of Donor Relations College of Agricultural and Life Sciences University of Wisconsin Foundation 1848 University Avenue P O Box 8860 Madison WI 53708 Phone 608 265 5893 Email Brian Hettiger uwfoundation wisc edu Department of Entomology Chair s Opportunity Fund The Department of Entomology Chair s Opportunity Fund was established to support various department activities and programs that Reinforce a sense of belonging and community to a cohesive department culture among faculty staff students and alumni Facilitate conference attendance where the presentation is important to department climate Provide for faculty academic and classified staff and student opportunities and recognition Provide for receptions and entertainment costs associated with meals and refreshments related to retirements welcome ceremonies and other occasions that the Chair considers to be a team or morale building opportunity or that allow the department to function as a productive community Programs and events may be held on or off campus The department chair has spending authority for this fund Department of Entomology Seminar Series Fund This fund provides support for the Department of Entomology seminar series The weekly seminar program brings in local regional and national speakers to address current issues in entomology The seminars are attended by faculty graduate students and undergraduates from Entomology and numerous other UW departments and are

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  • Contact Us | Department of Entomology
    Administrative Search Search this site Contact Us Department of Entomology Room 237 Russell Labs Building Map 1630 Linden Drive Madison WI 53706 Phone 608 262 3227 Fax 608 262 3322 Chair David Hogg Department Administrator Sheila Timme Student Services Coordinator Sara Rodock Facilities Manager Michael Schaeffer Department Directory Directions to the Department An interactive campus map can be viewed at http www map wisc edu By Car Madison is located in south central Wisconsin and is accessible via several major highways Madison is a 1 1 2 hour drive from Milwaukee via Interstate 94 2 1 2 hour drive from Chicago via Interstate 90 4 1 2 hour drive from Minneapolis St Paul via Interstate 94 2 hour drive from Dubuque via US 151 Getting to UW Madison Entomology Department Take I 90 or US 151 to Hwy 12 18 Follow Hwy 12 18 exit at Park Street Exit 261 B Proceed north on Park Street about 5 miles to University Avenue Turn Left West on University Ave Turn Right North on Charter Street Turn Left West on Observatory Drive cross Babcock Drive and travel 0 15 miles Turn Left South into Lot 36 parking lot 1645 Observatory Drive Walk

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  • Research Areas | Department of Entomology
    broadly interdisciplinary and span two or more of these areas Our research aims to understand the basic biology of how insects perceive and adapt to the environment and how and why their populations grow We examine how they affect crops and forests influence ecosystem processes such as nutrient and carbon cycling and the services they provide in natural and managed ecosystems such as pollination and pest suppression We study their diversity and conservation and how we as humans are affected by them We invite you to visit individual faculty research pages to get more in depth descriptions of the diversity of research in Entomology Suborganismal research in the department focuses on insect physiology w ith specialization on insect hormones Goodman cholesterol metabolism Lan and insect parasite interactions Paskewitz Studies of gene flow utilize various molecular methods Brunet Organismal Entomology faculty have been leaders in the the areas of basic ecology of insects in a variety of natural and managed systems such as forests lakes and agroecosystems Studies in taxonomy Young chemical ecology Lindroth and Raffa pollination biology Brunet Gratton and Groves gene flow Brunet spatial analysis Zhu vector biology Paskewitz Groves behavioral ecology Steffan and landscape ecology Gratton have strong representation in the department Applied Extension Faculty in the department extend a long tradition of research on insects as they impact humans Excellence in agricultural research continues in vegetable crops Groves field and forage crops Cullen and Hogg and the turf and ornamental green in dustry Williamson where work has continued to advance the application of integrated pest management in agricultural systems Basic research conducted by faculty in cropping systems also has implications for pest management Steffan conservation and bioenergy Gratton resource management Raffa Young and risk of transgene escape Brunet Suborganismal studies on mosquitoes Paskewitz and Lan and tick

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  • Extension | Department of Entomology
    field corn soybean small grains alfalfa and other forage crops and processing sweet corn and peas Turfgrass and Ornamental Entomology Extension programming serves the needs of the green industry by providing research based training and information to stakeholders including turfgrass woody ornamentals Christmas trees and greenhouses Vegetable Crop Entomology Development implementation and delivery of a research based extension program to support integrated pest management of insect and mite pests affecting fresh market and processing vegetable production in Wisconsin Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter Learn about agricultural insect issues around the state from our Extension Entomologists Emerald Ash Borer in Wisconsin Learn more about Emerald Ash Borer and Wisconsin s response to this invasive landscape pest Midwest Biological Control News Archives Biological Control News is no longer being published All back issues are available on this website Cooperative Extension The Learning Store Search our online bookstore for insect pest management publications and more Cooperative Extension County Offices Have a question you d like answered Use this site to find a county agent near you Plant Doc Diagnoses Observations Comments Check out the Archives for insect control and insect identification diagnoses observations and comments by county agents and campus specialists Farm and Industry Short Course Learn more about this unique program offering agricultural education and professional certification A Farm Insects course is offered each year taught by a UW Entomology extension entomologist The Wisconsin Master Gardener Program Master gardeners are trained volunteers who work with Extension staff to help people in the community better understand horticulture and their environment Grandparents University The Wisconsin Alumni Association and UW Extension Family Living Programs offer Grandparents University each summer This award winning two day workshop offers and Entomology major and is a chance for children and their grandparents to come together and learn from each other in a dynamic atmosphere on the UW campus Accomplishments The following exemplify significant programs outcomes and impacts of work by Extension specialist faculty at the UW Madison Entomology Department Reduced Risk Healthy Grown Potato Program This integrated research and extension program involving multi disciplinary participants from the UW Extension Agriculture Natural Resources Vegetable Team incorporates research based information to develop implement and update long term economical and sustainable pest management systems for the Wisconsin Healthy Grown Potato Program Methods for indexing and evaluating pesticide mammalian toxicity as well as ecological and wildlife impact were developed New research from entomology plant pathology and zoology were combined and full scale agricultural tests implemented Today the first product of that effort is in stores throughout the nation Wisconsin s Healthy Grown potatoes Protected Harvest an independent oversight organization has been established to certify farmers strict adherence to reduced pesticide sustainable agriculture standards Economic Threshold and Integrated Pest Management Program for Soybean Aphid UW Madison Entomology research and extension conducted jointly with the University of Minnesota and other states funded by the North Central Soybean Research Program resulted in an economic threshold for soybean aphid insecticide application timing and soybean yield protection Economists estimate

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  • UW-Madison Entomology Department -- Insect Diagnostic Lab Highlights
    www entomology wisc edu diaglab 08hilite 07 01 html highlights the following Big Spiders Gypsy Moth Fungus Elm Flea Weevil Japanese Beetle The week of June 19 2008 at http www entomology wisc edu diaglab 08hilite 06 19 html highlights the following Gypsy Moth Sawflies Fireflies Zimmerman Pine Moth The week of June 11 2008 at http www entomology wisc edu diaglab 08hilite 06 11 html highlights the following Mosquitos Earwigs Bird Mites Small Black Caterpillars The week of June 3 2008 at http www entomology wisc edu diaglab 08hilite 06 03 html highlights the following Red Turnip Beetle Four Lined Plant Bug Eastern Tent Caterpillar The week of May 21 2008 at http www entomology wisc edu diaglab 08hilite 05 21 html highlights the following Tick Season Sawflies Euonymus Caterpillar The week of May 7 2008 at http www entomology wisc edu diaglab 08hilite 05 07 html highlights the following Carpet Beetles Bees Termites Black Flies The week of June 19 2007 at http www entomology wisc edu diaglab 07hilite 06 19 html highlights the following Wooly Alder Aphid Earwigs in High Numbers Butterfly Explosion Gypsy Moth Problems The week of April 20 2007 at http www entomology wisc edu diaglab 07hilite 04 20 html highlights the following Ants in the Home Caterpillars in January The week of August 31 2006 at http www entomology wisc edu diaglab 06hilite 08 31 html highlights the following Cluster Fly Pill Bug Damage Pearslug The week of August 18 2006 at http www entomology wisc edu diaglab 06hilite 08 18 html highlights the following Orb Web Spiders Magnolia Scale Large Worms Cecropia The week of July 29 2006 at http www entomology wisc edu diaglab 06hilite 07 29 html highlights the following Weevil Time Squash Bugs Twig Branch Pruner Webs in Trees The week of July 20 2006 at http www entomology wisc edu diaglab 06hilite 07 20 html highlights the following Bed Bug Bites Sawflies Gypsy Moth Update The week of July 7 2006 at http www entomology wisc edu diaglab 06hilite 07 07 html highlights the following Horsehair Worms Garden Symphylan Earwigs Worms on the House for more information see http s142412519 onlinehome us uw pdfs FR 171B PDF or http www uwex edu ces gypsymoth homeowners cfm The week of June 27 2006 at http www entomology wisc edu diaglab 06hilite 06 27 html highlights the following Pine Chafer Dichelonyx Small Red Bugs Again Birch Leafminer White marked Tussock Moth The week of June 14 2006 at http www entomology wisc edu diaglab 06hilite 06 14 html highlights the following Blister Beetle It is Firefly Time Grape Flea Beetle The week of June 6 2006 at http www entomology wisc edu diaglab 06hilite 06 06 html highlights the following Rose chafer Earwigs Worms on trees The week of June 1 2006 at http www entomology wisc edu diaglab 06hilite 06 01 html highlights the following Junebugs A new problem on black ash Nuisance weevils Yellow eggs The week of May 24 2006 at http www entomology wisc edu diaglab 06hilite 05 24 html highlights the following Fungus Disease Affects Grub Sawfly Time Ants in the Lawn The week of May 11 2006 at http www entomology wisc edu diaglab 06hilite 05 11 html highlights the following Fungus Killing Disease Larder Beetle Eastern Tent Caterpillar more info at http cecommerce uwex edu pdfs A2933 PDF and http www hort wisc edu mastergardener Features insects ETC etc htm The week of April 19 2006 at http www entomology wisc edu diaglab 06hilite 04 19 html highlights the following Tick Season Firewood Insects Treatment Time The week of August 24 2005 at http www entomology wisc edu diaglab 05hilite 08 24 html highlights the following Best Critter for the week Thread legged bug Good year for butterflies Orb web spiders Noise at night The week of August 10 2005 at http www entomology wisc edu diaglab 05hilite 08 10 html highlights the following Best Critter for the week Banded Adler Borer Yellowjackets and Hornets Cicadas The week of July 20 2005 at http www entomology wisc edu diaglab 05hilite 07 20 html highlights the following Mossy Rose Gall Masked Hunter Bug Sawfly and eggs Spider Mites again Best Critter for the week Inch Worm The week of July 8 2005 at http www entomology wisc edu diaglab 05hilite 07 08 html highlights the following Dry Weather Problems Weevils in the Home Giant Grubs reference the following links http www entomology wisc edu diaglab 02hilite 7 8 html http www entomology wisc edu diaglab hilites hilt717 html Magnolia Scale The week of June 27 2005 at http www entomology wisc edu diaglab 05hilite 06 27 html highlights the following Deer Tick Still Out There Red Bugs Earwig and Japanese Beetle Time Butterfly Problems Double Trouble The week of June 14 2005 at http www entomology wisc edu diaglab 05hilite 06 14 html highlights the following White Marked Tussock Catterpillar Female of the Viburnum Borer Lace Bugs Attacks the Wood Boring Horntails Boxwood Damage The week of June 7 2005 at http www entomology wisc edu diaglab 05hilite 06 07 html highlights the following Leaf Curly Wooly Aphid Maple Petiole Borer Adult Larder Beetle Leafminer The week of May 31 2005 at http www entomolgy wisc edu diaglab 05hilite 05 31 html highlights the following New Guinea Impatient Western Ash Plantbug Old House Borer Pear Leaf Blister Mite The week of May 12 2005 at http www entomolgy wisc edu diaglab 05hilite 05 12 html highlights the following Treating for Iris borer Winged Carpenter Ants Spittle Bugs The week of April 29 2005 at http www entomolgy wisc edu diaglab 05hilite 04 29 html highlights the following Tick Season Ash Flower Gall Tent Caterpillar The week of September 9 2004 at http www entomolgy wisc edu diaglab 04hilite 09 09 html highlights the following Flies in the Home Ant Swarms Wooley Aphids Stink Bug Eggs The week of August 26 2004 at http www

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