Pullman Office


001Jane Lawford, Fiscal Specialist II
Office: FSHN 166 Phone: (509) 335-8089


Birch HeadshotDoris Lohrey-Birch, Academic Program Coordinator
Office: FSHN 166   Phone: (509) 335-5422
Andrew Jackson Birch Memorial Scholarship


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Christina Rede, Communications Coordinator

Office: FSHN 106  Phone: (509)-335-4289


Urban IPM and Pesticide Safety Education Program

WSU Pullman, Cooper Publications Building, PO Box 645912, Pullman, WA 99164-5912

Kristi Boone, Events Coordinator

Janet Peterson, PEP Office Coordinate

Erin O’Rourke, Program Assistant

Wendy Sue Wheeler, Extension Coordinator

WSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center, 2606 W. Pioneer, Puyallup, WA 98371-4998

Carrie R. Foss, Urban IPM Director        253-445-4577

Becky Maguire, Extension Coordinator 253-445-4595


Research Staff

IMG_8475Saumik Basu, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Crowder Lab FSHN 358A

Education: Ph.D. Molecular Virology, Jawaharlal Nehru University; M.S. Biotechnology, Visva Bharati University;  B.S. Human Physiology, Surendranath College and University of Calcutta

Interest: Molecular and biochemical and physiological aspects of plant-insect virus interactions


Clark HeadshotRobert Clark, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Crowder Lab FSHN 358A

Education: Ph.D. Biology, Wesleyan University; M.S. Biology, Central Connecticut State University; B.S. Ecological and Evolutionary Biochemistry, Central Connecticut State University

Interest: Insect Food Web Interactions and the consequences for ecological communities





Daisy (Zhen) Fu, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Snyder Lab FSHN 264

Education: Clemson University School of Agriculture

Interest: Inter- and intraspective relationship of entomopathogenic nematode. Plant defense induced by herbivorous insects.



JGI profile pictJavier Illan, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Crowder Lab FSHN 358

Education: Ph.D Rey Juan Carlos University, M.S. Rey Juan Carlos University, B.S. Complutente University

Interest: The effects of environmental changes on biodiversity




Mark Lavine, Research Associate, Lavine Lab FSHN 263

Education: Ph.D. University of Wisconsin, M.S. University of California, B.S. Northern Arizona University

Interest: Identification of mechanisms of insecticide resistance in pest insect populations.



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Nicholas Naeger, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Sheppard Lab FSHN 358D

Education: PhD University of Illinois

Interest: Honey Bee Health



Robert Schaffer

Robert Schaffer, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Crowder Lab FSHN 358A

Education: Ph.D. Dartmouth College, B.S. University of Pittsburg

Interest: Cross-kingdom interactions involving plants, polinators, and microbes in natural and agricultural systems




0920_1Yang Ge, Visiting Scholar, Snyder Lab

Education: B.S. Plant Protection Northwest A&F University, M.S. China Agricultural University, Ph.D. China Agricultural University

Interest: Predator-prey interaction and biological control in agroecosystem



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