Center for Pollinator Research
& Insect Biodiversity Center

Celebrating insect diversity in science and practice
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Featured News Stories

Colleagues mourn Internationally renowned chemical ecologist, James Tumlinson
Penn State's Department of Entomology, the College of Agricultural Sciences and the University community are mourning the loss of James H. Tumlinson, Ralph O. Mumma Professor of Entomology, who died Feb. 9 at the age of 83 after an extended illness.
Undergraduate Research Opportunity: Pollinators in a Changing Climate in Columbia
This International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) program will provide undergraduate students with an eight-week international research experience working with mentors from Penn State and Universidad Militar Nueva Granada in Colombia.
World’s first gene editing tools for ticks may help decrease tick-borne diseases
Reducing tick-borne diseases, such as Lyme disease, may now be possible thanks to two new gene editing methods developed by researchers at Penn State; the University of Nevada, Reno; and the University of Maryland.

Upcoming Seminars & Events

Organic Beekeeping Series: Penn State Extension
Tom Butzler, Margarita Lopez-Uribe, Robyn Underwood: Penn State University
Jan 18, 25 and Feb 8, 15, and 22 @ 3:30PM. $30 registration for full series
Ecology Colloquium: Graduate Research Seminars
Sydney Bird and Tyler Walters, Penn State
Wednesday, February 23 @ 12:20. Free, online.
Garden and Landscape Symposium: Penn State Extension
William Cullina, University of Pennsylvania
Gain inspiration for a new eco-friendly garden season
Saturday, February 26 @ 8:30 AM – 1:30 PM ET. Register online, $50
Bee Biogeography and Systematics Talks
Paul Williams, The Natural History Museum
When did bumblebees arrive in South America
Wednesday, February 23 @ 11 am. Register online free.
The Arboretum at Penn State, Winter Programming
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