Feb 172016
 

525th Monthly Meeting
February 19, 2016
University of Connecticut

Dinner at 6:00 p.m. at Willington Pizza, 25 River Road (Route 32), Willington, CT 06279

Meeting at 7:30 p.m. in Room 154 of the Torrey Life Sciences lecture hall (the building to the east of our usual building).  Use the center entrances.

STUDENT TALK COMPETITION

This month we will hear from students on their work with arthropods, from centipedes to hairstreaks. Please distribute our Student Program Flyer and make sure to invite people to attend! The current speaker list is as follows:

5-MINUTE TALKS

Miranda Squillace
University of Connecticut, undergraduate
Identifying the defense mechanisms of lacewings as it relates to ant predation

Ben Gagliardi
University of Connecticut, graduate student
Secrets of the canopy: non-nectar feeding and false rarity of hairstreak butterflies

Joe DeSisto
University of Connecticut, undergraduate
Appalachian Adventures with Centipedes

Rebecca Beilinson
Yale University, undergraduate
Developing Species Distribution Models for North American Dragonflies

10-MINUTE TALKS

Sabrina Couceiro
Eastern Connecticut State University, undergraduate

Ronald Kaiser
Eastern Connecticut State University, undergraduate

Matthew Nochisaki
High school student

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