Bios

Upcoming Speakers


Jody Green Ph.D.
 

Jody Green Ph.D.
Extension Educator with University of Nebraska Lincoln with Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County

“Sex on Six Legs”
June 5, 7pm @ The Slowdown

Jody Green is an urban entomologist specializing in the insects and their kin that really bug people, which includes bed bugs, ants, cockroaches, termites, centipedes, ticks and spiders. Jody works in the community, delivering insect-related information through Twitter, newsletters, television, radio, presentations, workshops and podcasts with her pest friend, Jonathan Larson. In her spare time she attends cool events like this, so though no time is bug-free, all times are fun.

Twitter @JodyBugsMeUNL
 

Jonathan Larson Ph.D.
 

Jonathan Larson Ph.D.
Extension Educator with University of Nebraska Lincoln with Nebraska Extension in Douglas and Sarpy Counties

“Sex on Six Legs”
June 5, 7pm @ The Slowdown

Jonathan Larson is the Nebraska Extension entomologist for Douglas and Sarpy counties. He received his bachelor’s from Purdue University and graduated from the University of Kentucky with his doctorate. He provides education and entertaining entomological assistance for audiences and all ages, as well as practical workshops for professional practitioners in the Omaha, NE area. Jonathan deals with structural pests problems, but his specialty is lawn and landscape pests. You may recognize Jonathan from "Backyard Farmer", where he is a regular expert panelist in the "Bug Chair" answering viewer's gardening questions. 

Twitter @JLarson_UNL

 

Previous Speakers 


Andrew Goldsweig
 

Andrew Goldsweig, M.D.
Interventional Cardiologist at UNMC and Nebraska Medicine

“Minimally-invasive Interventions for Structural Heart Disease”
May 15, 7pm @ The Slowdown

Frank Bramlett, Ph.D.
 

Frank Bramlett, Ph.D.
Professor and TESOL Program Director at the University of Nebraska at Omaha

“Where does Nebraska Fit in the Dialect Continuum of American English?”
April 3, 7pm @ The Slowdown

 

Jon Cavanaugh
 

Jon Cavanaugh
Ph.D. candidate in the Psychology Department at the University of Nebraska at Omaha

“Sexual Attraction in Fur”
February 6, 7pm @ The Slowdown

Karoly Mirnics
 
Karoly Mirnics, M.D., Ph.D.
Director of the Munroe-Meyer Institute at the University of Nebraska Medical Center

“Ethics of Genetics”
January 9, 7pm @ The Slowdown

Lydia Kang
 
Lydia Kang, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine Division of General Medicine-Academic at UNMC

“Quackery: A Brief History of the Worst Ways to Cure Everything.”
December 5, 7pm @ The Slowdown