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Department of Entomology

Department of Entomology
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1603 Old Claflin Place
Kansas State University
Manhattan KS 66506-4004

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Student Sponsored Seminar Speaker - Popenoe Invited Speaker

Each year the graduate students in the department select and sponsor a guest speaker. This greatly enhances the seminar series, but specifically brings in a speaker of interest to the students.
Renata Bolognesi

The speaker selected for 2016 was Renata Bolognesi, the Insect Control Platform Lead at Monsanto, who is conducting fascinating research into the use of RNAi technology for the management of crop pests, with a special emphasis on applications in genetically engineered crops. Her seminar, entitled "An Overview on Monsanto Technologies to Control Insect Crop Pests", took place on February 8th at 4:00 pm in Waters Hall room 231.




 Previous Popenoe Speakers

     Year                     Speaker        Affiliation
2005Dr. Robert HallUniversity of Missouri
2007Dr. David AndowUniversity of Minnesota
2011Dr. Roger GoldTexas A&M University
2012Dr. Ralph E. Williams                Purdue University
2013Dr. Alex WildUrbana, Illinois
2014Dr. Yong-Lak ParkWest Virginia University
2015Dr. Diane DebinskiIowa State University
2016Dr. Renata BolognesiMonsanto