Chemical communication and insect-plant interactions

May R Berenbaum

Head and Professor, Entomology; Swanlund Endowed Chair; Director, Center for Advanced Study

Interactions between insects and plants; herbivores; pollinators; natural communities and agroecosystems

Lawrence M Hanks

Professor

Chemical ecology and conservation biological control; beetles

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Aron Katz

Research Biologist, US Army Corps of Engineers, Affiliate, Entomology

Molecular ecology; subterranean biology; evolution; systematics; molecular tools for wildlife management and conservation (e.g., environmental DNA analysis, DNA barcoding, phylogenetics, population genetics)

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Brenda Molano-Flores

Principal Research Scientist, Plant Ecology

Plant-insect interactions; reproductive biology of plants; population biology; conservation biology; restoration

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Esther Ndumi Ngumbi

Assistant Professor

Chemical signals (both volatile and non-volatile) by herbivores, natural enemies, plants, and associated microorganisms and insects; beneficial soil microbes; improving crop production; alleviating drought stress; sustainable pest management; using model tritrophic systems

Xuguo (Joe) Zhou

Professor; Kearns, Metcalf and Flint Endowed Chair

Behavioral- and socio- genomics in eusocial termites; regulatory issues and technical challenges of RNAi-based biopesticides; insect-plant-pathogen multitrophic interactions

Conservation biology

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Jason Bried

Assistant Research Scientist, Wetland Ecology

Insect conservation (prioritization, monitoring, vulnerability), metacommunity ecology, odonata; wetlands; bioindicators

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Mark Allen Davis

Associate Research Scientist, Conservation Biology

Conservation biology

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Christopher H Dietrich

Systematic Entomology, Section Leader

Insect systematics; evolution, biodiversity, and conservation of leafhoppers and related insects

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Aron Katz

Research Biologist, US Army Corps of Engineers, Affiliate, Entomology

Molecular ecology; subterranean biology; evolution; systematics; molecular tools for wildlife management and conservation (e.g., environmental DNA analysis, DNA barcoding, phylogenetics, population genetics)

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Eric R Larson

Associate Professor

Conservation science; environmental DNA; freshwater ecology; invasive species; species distribution modeling

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Jason Lesley Robinson

Associate Research Scientist, Entomology

Biogeography; caddisflies; bumble bees; conservation

Paleoentomology

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Christopher H Dietrich

Systematic Entomology, Section Leader

Insect systematics; evolution, biodiversity, and conservation of leafhoppers and related insects

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Sam William Heads

Associate Research Scientist, Paleontology

Paleoentomology

Behavior, physiology, and genomics of social insects

Adam Gregory Dolezal

Director of Graduate Studies; Assistant Professor, Entomology

Environmental stressors; bee health

Gene E Robinson

Professor, Entomology; Director, Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology; Swanlund Endowed Chair

Insect social behavior; genomics

Andrew Suarez

Acting Director, School of Integrative Biology; Professor, Entomology

Ant ecology and behavior; biological invasions

Xuguo (Joe) Zhou

Professor; Kearns, Metcalf and Flint Endowed Chair

Behavioral- and socio- genomics in eusocial termites; regulatory issues and technical challenges of RNAi-based biopesticides; insect-plant-pathogen multitrophic interactions

Bioinspiration

Marianne Alleyne

Assistant Professor

Bioinspired design

Andrew Suarez

Acting Director, School of Integrative Biology; Professor, Entomology

Ant ecology and behavior; biological invasions

Molecular evolution, biodiversity, and systematics

May R Berenbaum

Head and Professor, Entomology; Swanlund Endowed Chair; Director, Center for Advanced Study

Interactions between insects and plants; herbivores; pollinators; natural communities and agroecosystems

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Christopher H Dietrich

Systematic Entomology, Section Leader

Insect systematics; evolution, biodiversity, and conservation of leafhoppers and related insects

Dominic Evangelista

Assistant Professor

Tropical insect biodiversity; molecular systematics; phylogenomics; bioinformatics; evolutionary history; cockroaches; evolution of wings and other phenotypes

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Kevin Paul Johnson

Principal Ornithologist

Coevolutionary history of birds and ectoparasitic lice

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Aron Katz

Research Biologist, US Army Corps of Engineers, Affiliate, Entomology

Molecular ecology; subterranean biology; evolution; systematics; molecular tools for wildlife management and conservation (e.g., environmental DNA analysis, DNA barcoding, phylogenetics, population genetics)

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Thomas Christian McElrath

Assistant Research Scientist, Entomology

Insect systematics; beetles

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Mary A Schuler

Professor

Molecular biology, biochemistry and genomics; pre-mRNA processing; P450 monooxygenases

Landscape-scale ecology

Brian F Allan

Associate Director for Academic Affairs, School of Integrative Biology; Professor, Entomology

Ecology of infectious diseases

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Jason Bried

Assistant Research Scientist, Wetland Ecology

Insect conservation (prioritization, monitoring, vulnerability), metacommunity ecology, odonata; wetlands; bioindicators

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Carla E Cáceres

On Sabbatical; Director, School of Integrative Biology and Professor, Evolution, Ecology, and Behavior

Population, community and evolutionary ecology; life-history evolution; disease ecology; limnology

Alexandra Harmon-Threatt

Director of Graduate Studies; Associate Professor, Entomology

Pollination ecology; conservation; restoration

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Aron Katz

Research Biologist, US Army Corps of Engineers, Affiliate, Entomology

Molecular ecology; subterranean biology; evolution; systematics; molecular tools for wildlife management and conservation (e.g., environmental DNA analysis, DNA barcoding, phylogenetics, population genetics)

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Eric R Larson

Associate Professor

Conservation science; environmental DNA; freshwater ecology; invasive species; species distribution modeling

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Brenda Molano-Flores

Principal Research Scientist, Plant Ecology

Plant-insect interactions; reproductive biology of plants; population biology; conservation biology; restoration

Medical entomology and disease ecology

Brian F Allan

Associate Director for Academic Affairs, School of Integrative Biology; Professor, Entomology

Ecology of infectious diseases

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Christopher Michael Stone

Medical Entomologist

Ecology of infectious diseases; mosquitos; ticks

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Holly C Tuten

Associate Research Scientist, Vector Ecology

Vectors; medical entomology

Agricultural entomology

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Kacie Jo Athey

Assistant Professor

Ecology; specialty crops; cicadas

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Christopher H Dietrich

Systematic Entomology, Section Leader

Insect systematics; evolution, biodiversity, and conservation of leafhoppers and related insects

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Nicholas J Seiter

Assistant Professor

Integrated pest management

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Joseph Lee Spencer

Principal Insect Behaviorist

Behavior; ecology; field crop insect pests; beetles

Aquatic entomology

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Jason Bried

Assistant Research Scientist, Wetland Ecology

Insect conservation (prioritization, monitoring, vulnerability), metacommunity ecology, odonata; wetlands; bioindicators

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Ralph Edward Dewalt

Associate Research Scientist, Aquatic Entomology

Aquatic entomology; Plecoptera; caddisflies

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Aron Katz

Research Biologist, US Army Corps of Engineers, Affiliate, Entomology

Molecular ecology; subterranean biology; evolution; systematics; molecular tools for wildlife management and conservation (e.g., environmental DNA analysis, DNA barcoding, phylogenetics, population genetics)

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Eric R Larson

Associate Professor

Conservation science; environmental DNA; freshwater ecology; invasive species; species distribution modeling

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Jason Lesley Robinson

Associate Research Scientist, Entomology

Biogeography; caddisflies; bumble bees; conservation