Invited presentations

  1. Fungal parasite on exotic lady beetle in South Africa: curse or blessing? [In Dutch]. Royal Academy for Overseas Sciences, Brussels, Belgium. February 21, 2017.
  2. Fungal ectoparasite spreading throughout the world in the footsteps of its novel main host, the globally invasive harlequin ladybird Harmonia axyridis. XXV International Congress of Entomology, Orlando FL. September 30, 2016.
  3. A common fungal parasite of ladybirds: single species or species complex? Guest lecture, University of Florida, Gainsville FL. September 27, 2016.
  4. Introducción a los Laboulbeniales: hongos ectoparásitos estrictos de artrópodos. Invited seminar, Universidad Autonóma de Chiriquí, Davíd, Panamá. July 25-29, 2016.
  5. Bats, bat flies, and Laboulbeniales fungi: a model for studying hyperparasitism. Bambi Seminar Series, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Barro Colorado Island, Panamá. July 14, 2016.
  6. Current research on Laboulbeniales fungi in New England. New England Botanical Club, Cambridge MA. April 1, 2016.
  7. Can Laboulbeniales parasites (Fungi, Ascomycota) be invasive? IOBC-WPRS Conference on Bornholm, Denmark. May 14, 2015.
  8. The Laboulbeniales, an obscure group of insect-parasitizing fungi. Philadelphia Botanical Club, Philadelphia PA. February 26, 2015.
  9. WANTED: lady beetles with Laboulbeniales. Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology, Cambridge MA. December 8, 2014.
  10. WANTED: lady beetles with Laboulbeniales. Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Faculty of Science & Technology, Bangi, Malaysia. June 20, 2014.
  11. Introducing the fascinating Laboulbeniales. Levels of specificity. Nixon Park Nature Center, York PA. March 29, 2014.
  12. Parasite-host dynamics of Laboulbeniales parasites and invasive lady beetles. Wesleyan College, Macon GA. March 18, 2014.
  13. Can Laboulbeniales fungi help in the biological control of the invasive Harmonia axyridis? U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Byron GA. October 24, 2013.
  14. Microscopic mysteries unfold. Cambridge Rindge & Latin School, Cambridge MA. April 9, 2013.
  15. Looking for microscopic parasites through time. Harvard Museum of Natural History, family festival “Stories Through Time”, Cambridge, MA. March 9, 2013.
  16. Laboulbeniales: an ecological approach. Boston Mycological Club, Cambridge, MA. March 4, 2013.
  17. Laboulbeniales (Fungi-Ascomycota) on insects. [In Dutch]. Brabant Museum of Nature, Tilburg, Netherlands. October 25, 2011.