Upcoming Talk by Shayne Dodge

Entomological Society of America On-Demand 10-Minute Session Available Wednesday, November 11, 2020 Not just cold: Evidence of metabolic suppression during diapause in the bumble bee (Bombus impatiens) Bumble bees have an annual cycle in which colonies produce males and new queens in fall. Workers and males die, but mated queens seek underground sites to overwinter, emerging…

Upcoming Talk by Liz Cambron

Entomological Society of America On-Demand 10-Minute Poster Session Available Wednesday, November 11, 2020 Environmental impact on the insulin signaling pathway during overwintering: Part One early season diapausers Solitary bees like the alfalfa leafcutting bee (ALCB), Megachile rotundata, are agriculturally relevant pollinators of crops in the United States and Canada. However, ALCB populations are not sustainable…

Upcoming Poster Talk by Courtney Grula

Entomological Society of America On-Demand 10-Minute Poster Session Available Wednesday, November 11, 2020 Telomere dynamics during development and overwintering in solitary bees Adult insects have relatively short lifespans and show declines in performance with age, but the mechanisms that underlie these age-associated declines are not well understood. One mechanism that may be important are telomeres….

Claire Campion

‘Never stop learning and always be curious.’ Claire Campion is a first year student in the Dillon Lab working toward her master’s degree at the University of Wyoming. She has been part of the ICE Network throughout her undergraduate studies at North Dakota State University. At NDSU, she studied effects of agrochemicals on reproductive physiology…