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July 25
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1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Center for Arthropod Management Technologies (CAMTech): An NSF IUCRC Informational Webinar

July 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

CAMTech, a National Science Foundation and industry funded research center, functions to bridge the gap between industry needs and federal and academic research for arthropod and nematode management. Operating through multiple university nodes located at Iowa State University, the University of Florida and the University of Kentucky and in its 6th year of operation, CAMTech currently partners with 11 companies to accomplish its mission.  This webinar provides a concise overview of the center’s operation, funding, intellectual property, project selection and management.

Who Should Participate?

Representatives from

  • Company and National Laboratories
  • Government Officials who support research in this area
  • Any company or non-profit organization seeking to resolve issues in insect / arthropod or nematode management
  • Other interested parties

Speakers:

Bryony Bonning, CAMTech Director, is a Professor and Eminent Scholar in the Department of Entomology and Nematology at the University of Florida. Her research goal is to develop novel, environmentally benign alternatives to chemical insecticides for insect pest management, with a particular emphasis on insect-pathogen interactions.

Subba Reddy Palli, CAMTech Site Director, is a Professor and Department Chair for the University of Kentucky Department of Entomology. The primary focus of his research is the molecular analysis of growth, development, reproduction and xenobiotic response in insect pests and disease vectors with a goal to utilize this information for control of these pests.

Participation is free. 

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Additional Information

CAMTech: Bryony Bonning at bbonning@ufl.edu or S. Reddy Palli at rpalli@uky.edu

Webinar: UIDP at info@uidp.net

About the NSF IUCRC Centers Webinar Series: Hosted by Iowa State and UIDP, The NSF IUCRC Program is supporting a new initiative to feature up to 10 IUCRC Centers in public webinars hosted by UIDP.org. Join us for bi-monthly, hour-long webinars to learn more about IUCRC Centers. During the webinars, leading researchers from the various sites will provide a brief overview of the current R&D efforts followed by an open discussion period where attendees can ask questions of the presenters.

For those unable to attend a webinar, all sessions will be recorded for future viewing. Participation is free.

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