Presentations

Talks conferences/workshops/symposia

(single author unless noted, underlined author made presentation)

(Nov. 2018) Entomological Society of America, Vancouver, CA.
"Fungal Entomopathogen Dominant Among Gypsy Moth Natural Enemies" in  Gypsy moth Symposium. A. E. Hajek, S. van Nouhuys, K. Haynes, P. Tobin.

(June 2018) 5th European Congress of Conservation Biology, Jyväskylä, Finland. "Metapopulation dynamics in a changing climate: Increasing spatial synchrony in weather conditions drives metapopulation synchrony of a butterfly inhabiting a fragmented landscape." A. Kahilainen, S. van Nouhuys, T. Schulz, M. Saastamoinen

Oct. 2017 International Entomophagous Insects Conference, Kyoto Japan. "The consequences of increased fluctuation of host population size for a natural hyperparasitoid population with complementary sex determination. A. Nair, E. Nonaka, S. van Nouhuys

Sept. 2017 Fingerlake Finns association (popular audiance) "Mapping butterflies" and "Why 1/3rd?"

Aug. 2017. European Society for Evolutionary Biology. "Diploid male production and population decline in a hyperparasitoid from a fragmented landscape" A. Nair, E. Nonaka, S. van Nouhuys

June 2017. Dynamic Walking conference, Åland, FI. "Mapping butterflies" and "Why 1/3rd?" 

Jan. 2017. Oikos Finland conference, Helsinki.  "Decline in geographic genetic structure with increasing trophic level for interacting species in a fragmented landscape" A. Nair, E. Nonaka, S. van Nouhuys

Dec. 2016 Annual meeting of the British Ecological Society, Liverpool. "Decline in geographic genetic structure with increasing trophic level for interacting species in a fragmented landscape" S. van Nouhuys, C. Couchoux, A. Nair

October 2016. Finnish Molecular Ecology Symposium, Tvärminne. "Diploid male production and population decline in a hyperparasitoid from a fragmented landscape" A. Nair, E. Nonaka, S. van Nouhuys

Nov. 2015 Annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Minneapolis, MN. "Wolbachia infection in a natural parasitoid wasp population" S. van Nouhuys & A. Duplouy

October 2015 International Entomophagous Insects Conference, Spain. "Hierarchical populations structures of an herbivore, its parasitoid and its hyperparasitoid"  S. van Nouhuys & A. Nair

May 2015 Invited Speaker Symposium on "Biodiversity in structured landscapes" Tartu, Estonia

Oct. 2014 Symposium on Molecular Ecology Turku, Fi. "Multi-trophic interactions and genetic structure of parasitoids and their host in a fragmented landscape" A. Nair, C. Couchoux, S. van Nouhuys.

August 2014 Invited Speaker 7th  Conference on the Biology of Butterflies. Turku, FI. "Variation in a host-parasitoid interaction across independent populations." 

August 2014 Xth European Congress of Entomology. "The role of endosymbionts on a parasitoid wasp’s virulence against its butterfly host. A. Duplouy, D. Schneider, I. Hanski, S. van Nouhuys, W. Miller 

August 2014 Annual meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology, Mainz, Germany. "Interactions among Fungal and Viral Pathogens and Parasitoids" A. E. Hajek and S. van Nouhuys

June 2014 Annual meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution. NC, USA. "Genetic structure of parasitoids in a fragmented landscape."   A. Nair, C. Couchoux, S. van Nouhuys.

May 2014 Invited Speaker Symposium "Biodiversity – a race for life and death."  Societas Pro Fauna et Flora Fennica / Nåtö Biological Station, FI

Dec. 2013 Invited Speaker Symposium on Hymenoptera behavioral ecology. "Foraging behavior and spatial autocorrelation of abundances in a butterfly, parasitoid, hyperparasitoid trophic chain." Helsinki, FI

Nov. 2013 Invited Speaker Annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America "What are ecologically meaningful concentrations of iridoids in plants, herbivores and parasitoids?"(I was also symposium co-organizer)

Jan. 2013 Cornell Entomology Dept. Symposium  Ithaca, New York "Why parasitize only a third of the available hosts?"

Nov. 2012 Annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America "Why parasitize only a third of the available hosts?"

August 2012 14th International Behavioral Ecology Conference. "Why parasitize only a third of the available hosts?" Lund, Sweden

April 2012 Invited plenary speaker, VIII Argentine Congress of Entomology. "Multitrophic level interactions and population dynamics." Bariloche, Argentina

June 2011 Second Entomophagous Insects Conference. "The roles of host and parasitoid densities for superparasitism and brood sex ratio," Antibes, France

May 2010 Invited speaker Symposium on Trophic interactions in space and time."Direct and indirect interactions in the Melitaea cinxia metacommunity," Helsinki, FI

Dec 09 Annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America. Geographic population structure of the specialist parasitoid Hyposoter horticola and its hyperparasitoid Mesochorus sp. cf. Stigmaticus in Finalnd. "M. Macone, S. van Nouhuys and R. Medina

Sept. 09 Conference on Behavioral Ecology of Parasitoids, Palermo Italy
1) "Parasitoid sex ratio and local mate competition at a landscape scale." S. van Nouhuys
2) "Competition among foraging adult female parasitoid wasps." C. Couchoux, S. van Nouhuys

Aug. 09 Invited speaker Symposium on multitrophic level interactions, Annual meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology, Utah

Nov 08 Annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America. "Complex pattern of indirect interaction between butterflies due to shared pupal parasitoids." S. van Nouhuys  & T. Kraft.

June 08 Invited speaker Symposium on- Genetic and Genomic Approaches for Parasitoid Behavioural Ecology, Scotland UK

Nov. 07 Congreso Argentino de Entomologia, Córdoba. AR. "Dispersión del parasitoide Ibalia leucospoides: un experimento de marcado y recaptura." JM Villacide, S van Nouhuys, JC Corley

Oct. 07 Invited speaker Symposium on- Recent Advances in Butterfly Biology - from Genes to Communities, Helsinki. "Specialization by Cotesia parasitoids and their checkerspot butterfly hosts

Aug. 07 Invited speaker Annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America. "Parasitoids of co-occurring checkerspot butterflies: Cryptic species groups and community structure."

July 07 13th Symposium on Insect-Plant Relationships, Sweden.  “Effects of iridoid glycosides on generalist and specialist herbivores and parasitoids.” A. Biere,  J. H. Reudler-Talsma, S. van Nouhuys, J. A. Harvey.

July 07 5th conference on The Biology of Butterflies, Italy. “The diversity of ways that butterflies and their parasitoids coexist- a case study using Melitaea cinxia.” (I was a symposium organizer)

Nov. 06 Annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America. "Host finding and monitoring by aparasitoid wasp."

Sept. 06 Conferenece on Behavioural Ecology of Insect Parasitoids, France. "Keeping track of host locations by learning landmarks."

Sept. 06 Conferenece on Behavioural Ecology of Insect Parasitoids, France. "Direct and indirect defence; compatible or conflicting plant stratagies?." J. H. Reudler-Talsma, A. Biere, J. A. Harvey, S. van Nouhuys

Sept. 05 Congreso Argentino de Entomologia, San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina. "Respuesta olfatoria del parasitoide Hyposoter horticola (Ichneumonidae: Campoplaginae) hacia claves asociadas con su hospedador, Melitaea cinxia (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae)." M. K. Castelo, S. van Nouhuys and J. Corley

Nov. 04 Invited speaker Workshop on Spatial ecology of insect-plant interactions, Helsinki, Finland. "Habitat fragmentation at different trophic levels- a literature review"

Aug. 04 Invited speaker International Congress of Entomology, Brisbane, Australia.
1) "butterfly metapopulation dynamics from the parasitoids perspective." S. van Nouhuys
2) "Host-parasitoid dynamics in fragmented landscapes: patterns of dispersal and genetic variation." I. Hanski, M. Kankare, and S. van Nouhuys

April 04 Invited speaker at a the workshop on multitrophic level interactions above and below ground, Lund, Sweden

Oct. 03 Annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Cincinnati, Ohio. "Effects of iridoid glycosides on the development of herbivores and their endoparasitoids." J. Harvey, A. Biere and S. van Nouhuys

July 03 XIII International Entomophagous Insect workshop in Tucson, Arizona. "Spatial learning (or something) allows a parasitoid to use a host that is available for an extremely short time"

March 03 Invited speaker at the Symposium on Habitat Fragmentation and Trophic Interactions in Wageningen, NL. "A host and two parasitoids that each experience the same habitat differently."

Feb. 03 Invited speaker at the Symposium on Metapopulation Biology - Achievements and Challenges, University of Helsinki, Finland. "Mechanisms behind the population dynamics of the parasitoids of the Glanville fritillary butterfly."

Dec. 00 Annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Montreal, Quebec. "The affect of relative dispersal ability on the population dynamics of two parasitoids and their shared host."

Sept.99 at the XII International Entomophagous Insect workshop in Asilimar, California. "Population dynamics of a parasitoid wasp: from individual to metapopulation"

Nov. 98 Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Las Vegas, Nevada. "Host diet affects extinctions and colonizations in a parasitoid metapopulation." S. van Nouhuys & I. Hanski

Aug. 96 Annual Meeting of the Ecological Society of America, Providence, Rhode Island. "Parasitoid wasps that forage in wild and cultivated habitats: Genetic differentiation between populations, and the magnitude of natural selection on foraging behavior."

June 96 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Evolution, St. Louis, Missouri. "Natural selection on aspects of foraging behavior of the parasitoid wasp Cotesia glomerata from wild and cultivated host plant habitats"

Dec.94 Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Dallas, Texas. "Between-population variation in individual foraging behavior of the parasitoid wasp Cotesia glomerata: Local adaptation?"

Dec.92 Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Baltimore, Maryland. "Searching behavior of individual parasitoid wasps in wild and cultivated host habitats."

Dec. 89 Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, El Paso, Texas. "Predatory mite population dynamics: colonization and localized dispersal of Phytoseiids." S. van Nouhuys & C. Pickel

Invited departmental seminars

Oct. 2017 Osaka Prefecture University, Japan. The puzzle of partial resource use by a parasitoid wasp"

May 2015 Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences,

Stockholm University "The puzzle of partial resource use by a parasitoid wasp"

October 2014 Deptartment of Entomology, Cornell University "The puzzle of partial resource use by a parasitoid wasp"

Jan. 2011 Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University

Nov. 2010 Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Turku University, FI

March 2010 Dept. of Entomology, Geneva Experiment Station, Cornell University "Connecting multitrophic level interactions to insect population dynamics."

March 2010 Dept. of Entomology, Texas A & M "Spatial population dynamics of parasitoid wasps."

Oct. 09 Dept. of Biology, Northern Arizona University "Parasitoid population dynamics at a landscape scale: population size and sex ratio."

Jan. 09 Centre for Ecological Reseach, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. Two seminars: "Butterfly-parastoid metacommunity ecology" & "A parasitoid wasp uses landmarks while monitoring potential resources."

Dec. 07 Department of Botany, Stockholm University, Sweden

April 05 Department of Integrative Biology, University of Texas, Austin “Host specialization by Cotesia parastoids of checkerspot butterflies."

Jan. 05 Centre for Terrestrial Ecology, Heteren, The Netherlands “Host specialization by Cotesia parastoids of checkerspot butterflies."

Feb. 04 Ecology seminar series at Pennsylvania State University “Dispersal and habitat structure in communities of butterflies, their host plants and parasitoids.”

Nov. 03 Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology seminar series at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. "Spatial population dynamics in insect communities: butterflies and their host plants and parasitoids."

March 03 Biology Department at Leiden University, Holland "A host and two parasitoids that each experience the same habitat differently."

Feb. 02 Department of Entomology seminar series at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. "Uniform parasitism by a wasp with an extremely short opportunity for parasitism: behavior within and among host populations."

April 01 Centre for Terrestrial Ecology, Heteren, The Netherlands "Large-scale population dynamics and multitrophic level interactions of a parasitoid wasp."

Sept. 00 Department of Entomology, Cornell University, Geneva, New York. "Population dynamics of a herbivore and its parasitoids in a fragmented landscape."

Jan. 99 Division of Organismal Biology and Ecology seminar series, University of California at Santa Cruz. "Host diet affects extinctions and colonizations in a parasitoid metapopulation."

Oct. 99 Department of Biology, Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, Colorado. "Population dynamics of a parasitoid wasp: from individual to metapopulation."

Feb. 98 Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. "Parasitoid wasp foraging behavior: variation caused by genetics and by the environment."

Feb. 98 The Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, India. "The influence of habitat on the metapopulation dynamics of a parasitoid wasp and its host, the Glanville Fritillary butterfly."

Dec. 97 Department of Ecology and Systematics seminar series, University of Helsinki, Finland. "Natural selection on foraging behavior and genetic differentiation between populations of a parasitoid wasp."

Nov.96 Department of Entomology seminar series at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York. "Parasitoid wasps from wild and cultivated host plant habitats: natural selection on foraging behavior and genetic differentiation between populations."

Poster presentations at meetings (incomplete list)

August 2017. European Society for Evolutionary Biology, Groningen, NL. "The effects of a host plant infection on life-history traits of higher trophic levels." K. Karlsson Green ,S. van Nouhuys, M. Saastamoinen, A-L. Laine

June 2017. Society for the study of Evolution, Portland, Oregon. "Host population dynamics lead to diploid male production and decline of a natural hyperparasitoid population." Abhilash Nair, Etsuko Nonaka, Saskya van Nouhuys

Jan. 2017. Oikos Finland conference, Helsinki. "Wolbachia increases host  susceptibility to hyperparasitism." A. Duplouy & S. van Nouhuys

Aug. 2015 European Society for Evolutionary Biology, "Spatial genetic structures of strongly interacting species at different trophic levels in a fragmented landscape." A. Nair, C. Couchoux, S. van Nouhuys

Feb. 2015 Oikos Finnish National Ecology Meeting, Joensuu, FI.  "A parasitoid wasp finds and re-visits host patches." W. Reschka & S. van Nouhuys

Aug. 2014. Congress of the Internactional Society of Behavioral Ecology, "A day in the life of a foraging parasitoid wasp."  W. Reschka & S. van Nouhuys

Aug. 2013. Congress of the Europen Society of Evolutionary Biology, Lisbon. "On the multitrophic interactions between a fungus, a plant and two insect species." K. Karlsson Green, S. van Nouhuys, M. Saastamoinen & A-L. Laine

Aug. 2013. Congress of the Europen Society of Evolutionary Biology, Lisbon. "Spatial genetic structure of the parasitoid wasp Hyposoter horticola." C. Couchoux, P. Seppä & S. van Nouhuys

Aug. 2013. Congress of the Europen Society of Evolutionary Biology, Lisbon. "Why parasitize only a third of the available hosts." S. van Nouhuys, K. Montovan, H. K. Reeve, C. Couchoux

Aug. 2013. Congress of the Europen Society of Evolutionary Biology, Lisbon. "Navigation system and spatial learning of a solitary wasp." W. Reschka & S. van Nouhuys

Aug. 2012. International Congress of Entomology, Korea. "Brood size and sex ratio regulation in the pupal ectoparasitoid, Pteromalus apum parasitizing the Glanville fritillary butterfly, Melitaea cinxia." N. Hirai & S. van Nouhuys

Nov. 2011. Entomological Society of Americ aconference "Comparing population structures of a generalist and a specialist parasitoid in the Åland Islands, Finland." O. De Hoyos, S. van Nouhuys & R. Medina.

Aug. 2011. European Society of Evolutionay Biology conference, Tübingen, Germany."How effective is the post-oviposition marking behavior of the parasitoid wasp Hyposoter horicola?" C. Couchoux & S. van Nouhuys

March 02 Fourth International Conference on the Biology of Butterflies, Leiden, The Netherlands. "Stable parasitoid population dynamics through dispersal and learning." S. van Nouhuys
"Variability of plant defensive chemistry: Does it affect host use of a specialist herbivore?" By M. Nieminen, J. Suomi, S. van Nouhuys, P. Sauri and M-L. Riekkola.

March 01 Annual meeting of the TMR Fraglands research group, Leeds, UK.
"Larval performance and suitability of host plants in Melitaea cinxia" By M. Nieminen, S. van Nouhuys and M. Singer.