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Advisor: Doug Walsh Email: email@example.com
Interest: Molecular biology especially with respect to pesticide resistance and integrated pest management.
Education:B.S. Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, Agriculture/Plant; M.S. Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, Entomology
ASCHE, Megan – Ph.D. Student
Advisor: Dr. Richard Zack & Dr. Pete Landolt Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Interest: Pollination ecology, Hymenoptera, and macro insect photography.
Education: B.A. Graphic Arts, Western Washington University; M.S. Entomology, Washington State University
BLOOM, Elias – Ph.D. Student
Advisor: David Crowder Email: email@example.com
Interest: The stability and diversity of native pollinator communities in urban and organic farming systems.
Project: Native Pollinators Project
Education: B.S. University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Advisor: David Crowder Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Interest: Landscape, community and disease ecology, working on insect-vectored disease in potatoes.
Project: Conducting experiments studying the ecology of psyllid-Liberibacter-potato interactions.
Education: B.S. Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources, Rutgers University
Advisor:Peter Landolt and Richard Zack
Interest: Chemical Ecology of Insects
Project: The chemical ecology of insects
Education: B.S. Ecology, Evolution and Animal behavior, University of Minnesota College
Advisor: David Crowder Email: email@example.com
Interest: Introducing a parasitoid wasp as a biological control agent of the lily leaf beetle.
Education: B.A. in Biology, Entomology and Agriculture-Evergreen State College
Advisor: Laura Lavine Email: Abigail.firstname.lastname@example.org
Interest: Evolution of Extreme Phenotypes in Arthropods; Plant-Animal Interactions; Population Ecology.
Education: B.S. in Biology, Saint Mary’s College of California
Advisor: Elizabeth Beers Email: James.email@example.com
Interest: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, landscape ecology, orchard risk assessment.
Education: B.S. in Entomology/Plant Biology, University of California, Riverside
Advisor: David Crowder & Elizabeth Beers Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Project: Pest management using vibrational communication to disrupt mating and reduce population size
Education: B.S. in Plant Science, M.S. in Ecology & Evolution, Saint Louis University
MALHOTRA, Pooja – M.S. Student
Advisor: David Crowder Email: email@example.com
Interest: Molecular and biochemical aspects of Plant-Insect-Virus interactions in legumes.
Education: B.S. in Biotechnology from WBUT, India; M.S. in Biotechnology from Presidency University, India
Advisor: Elizabeth Beers Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Interest: Insect Ecology, Predator/Prey Interactions, IPM, behavioral studies & parasitoid studies in orchard or berry crops.
Education: B.S. University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho, Entomology
Advisor: Elizabeth Beers Email: email@example.com
Interest: Parasitology with a focus on biocontrol of the Brown Mormorated stink bug, as well as the behavioral and chemical ecology of the oblique banded leaf roller through apple genotyping and integrated pest management.
Education: B.S. Biology, University of Washington
Advisor: David Crowder Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Interest: The pest communities in quinoa crops, and determining host plant resistance of quinoa against various pest species
Education: B.S. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan
Advisor: Doug Walsh Email: email@example.com
Interest:Researching different ways to design landscapes in sustainable agroecosystems to increase beneficial arthropods: natural enemies, parasitoids, and pollinators
Education: B.S. New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, New Mexico, Wildlife Ecology
Advisor: David Crowder Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Interest: Alternative Pollinators in Diverse Cropping Systems
Education: B.A. in Community Food Systems & B.S. in Plant Protection Sciences – Evergreen State College.
Advisor: Vince Jones and David Crowder Email: email@example.com
Interest: Integrated Pest Management, Herbivory
Project: Ecology of woolly apple aphid
Education: B.S. in Entomology from University of Illinois; M.S. in Entomology from University of Arizona
Interest: Beekeeping and Honey Bee Breeding
Education: B.S. Animal Science, Gaziosmanpasa University, Tokat, Turkey
Advisor: William Snyder and Jeb Owen Email: olivia.m.smith @wsu.edu
Interest: The ecological role of birds in organic farming
Education: M.S. in Fisheries and Wildlife from Ohio State University; B.S. in Biology from Siena Heights University
Advisor: Bill Snyder Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Interest:Interested in predator-prey interactions as well as intraguild interactions between generalists predators
Education: B.S. Washington & Lee University, Lexington Virginia, Biology
Advisor: Bill Snyder Email: email@example.com
Interest: Parasitoid-host interactions for natural pest control in agricultural systems
Project: Biological control in Macadamia using parasitoid wasps
Education: B.A. Biology, Hendrix College