In this episode, Olivia talked with recent MSU Entomology Seminar speaker Dr. Marianna Karageorgi. Marianna is a postdoc at Stanford University and studies insect adaptation to host plant toxins. We discussed her path into the fascinating world of insect behavior, differences between the US and European academic systems, and what scientific research has in common with dancing the tango.
You can follow Marianna on Twitter @m_karageorgi, follow Bug Talk on Twitter and Instagram @bugtalkpodcast, and find out more about the podcast on the entomology department website. Thanks to Jason Roedel, audio engineer, for improving sound quality, Matt Grieshop for the music, and Ellie Darling for designing the Bug Talk logo!