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Society of Overseas Nepalese Entomologists (SONE)
Nominate your SONE leaders
Dear SONE members, please submit your nominations for SONE leadership positions for the year 2016. The deadline for nomination is 11:00pm EST, September 18, 2016. Nomination form and other details of the election process can be found here.
Award nomination for 2016
Award selection committee for "Megha Parajulee SONE Student Award for Academic Excellence" has announced the nomination process for the current year-2016. All entomology/ecology graduate students of Nepalese origin are eligible to apply. The deadline for sending the completed nomination packet is June 1, 2016; 11:59 PM ET. The awardee will be announced at the SONE Organized Meeting during the International Congress of Entomology in Orlando in September-2016. Download the award nomination packet and other award related information.
2015-SONE general meeting (Minneapolis, MN) has elected new officers in the SONE-Executive committee for the year-2016. Congratulations!!
2016-SONE Executive committee:
President: Dr. Roshan Manandhar
President-Elect: Dr. Sandipa Ghimire
Secretary: Mr. Sanjay Basnet
Treasurer: Mr. Bishnu Bhandari
Webmaster: Mr. Sudan Gyawaly
Executive member: Ms. Sulochana Paudyal
Executive member: Ms. Binita Shrestha
2015-SONE Executive committee:
President: Mr. Sudan Gyawaly
President-Elect: Dr. Roshan Manandhar
Secretary: Mr. Deepak Shrestha
Treasurer: Mr. Sunil Poudel
Webmaster: Mr. Sanjay Basnet
Executive member: Ms. Anita Shrestha
Executive member: Mr. Bishnu Bhandari
2014-SONE Executive committee
President: Dr. Jhalendra Rijal, UC Davis
President-Elect: Mr. Sudan Gyawaly, Va Tech
Secretary: Dr. Lekhnath Kafle, Taiwan National Univ., Taiwan
Treasurer: Dr. Roshan Manandhar, Lincoln Univ.
Membership Committee Chair: Mr. Deepak Shrestha, UF
Website/Comm. Chair: Mr. Sanjay Basnet, University of Nebraska Lincoln
SONE is organizing a symposium titled "Integrated Pest Management Around the World" at International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, FL. The symposium will be held on Thursday, September 29, 2016 from 9:15 A.M. to 11:45 A.M.
SONE organized a Member symposium and an Organized meeting at ESA-2015
SONE organized a Member Symposium and an Organized Meeting during the Entomological Society of America annual meeting in Minneapolis in November-2015. The speakers of the member symposium included entomologists from the US. In addition, Dr. Samudra Lal Joshi, an entomologist from Nepal also presented his work on Red Ant at the symposium.
SONE general meeting (Nov. 2014) has elected 7-member Executive Committee for the year 2015. Congratulations to the new team!
We organized a symposium, “Linking world through entomological works” during the annual meeting of Entomological Society of America-2014, Portland, OR in November. It was a great symposium. We would like to thank all speakers and attendees of the symposium for your support to the society.
Here are the details about the speakers, topics and the program.
Ms. Kabita Kharel awarded with SONE Graduate Student Award
Ms. Kabita Kharel, a PhD candidate at Department of Entomology, Purdue University, has been awarded with Megha Parajulee SONE Student Award for Academic Excellence - 2015. The award was selected based on the student's academic excellence, contribution to the scientific community and professional societies including SONE. SONE would like to congratulate Ms. Kharel for his achievement.
Past award winners:
1) Mr. Sanjay Basnet- 2014