speaker: Michael Siva-Jothy
(University of Sheffield, Dept. of Animal and Plant Sciences)
building: Harold Mitchell
room: Dyers Brae Seminar Room
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host/contact: Dr Maria Dornelas
Bed bugs have a unique mode of copulation - so called ’traumatic insemination’ - which drives several aspects of their behaviour and physiology. In this seminar I will outline bedbug natural history and describe the results of experiments designed to better understand their unique ecology, behaviour, anatomy and immunology.