BLOOM, Elias – Ph.D. Student
Advisor: David Crowder Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
CASTILLO CARRILLO, Carmen Isabel – Ph.D. Student
Advisor: William E. Snyder Email: email@example.com
Interest: Biological control of pests
Project: Ecologically-based pest management in potatoes
Education: B.S. Agronomy, Universidad Central del Ecuador; M.S. Entomology, Wageningen University & Research Centre (The Netherlands)
CHISHOLM, Paul – Ph.D. Student
Advisor: David Crowder
Interest: Invertebrate diversity/behavior in various landscapes; identification of synthetic chemicals that mask/mimic volatiles/pheromones; natural enemy ecology; effects of land management on diversity.
Project: Plant-insect-virus interactions, using the pea aphid and legumes as a model system.
Education: B.S. 5/2011 Biology, Truman State University, Kirksville, MO.
Advisor: David Crowder Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Interest: The role of predator biodiversity on herbivore behavior and immunity to pathogens.
Education: B.S, Conservation Biology at State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry.
Advisor: Walter S. Sheppard Email: email@example.com
Interest: Background in arbovirus surveilance, utilizing mosquito & sentinel sampling
Education: B.A. University of California, Berkeley
Advisor: Doug Walsh
Interest: Bee diversity
Project: Comparative Studies of pollinator diversity among crops and adjacent riparian habitats
Education: B.S Biology Iowa State University.
JONES, Matthew – Ph.D. Student
Advisor: William E. Snyder Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Interest: Agroecology, biodiversity, dung beetle ecology/taxonomy, food safety
Project: Dung Beetle – Mediated Pathogen Suppression
Education: B.S. Garder-Webb University; M.S. University of Maine
Advisor: Bill Snyder Email: email@example.com
Interest: Biological Controls, Integrated Pest Management, Molecular Ecology
Project: Two-spotted spider mite ecology and control in potatoes.
Education: B.S. Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida
LONG, Jason – M.S. Student
Advisor: Walter S. Sheppard Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Interest: Insect mediated pollination; Apiculture, Integrated Pest Management
Project: Controlled atmosphere indoor wintering of Apis mellifera
Education: B.S. University of Hawaii
MEADOWS, Amanda – Ph.D. Student
Advisor: Bill Snyder Email: email@example.com
Interest: Community ecology of medically-important misquitoes.
Project: Examining lethal and non-lethal effects of predators on culex mosquitoes and implications of pathogen transmission
Education: B.A. Biology, Transylvania University
MILOSAVLJEVIC, Ivan – Ph.D. Student
Advisor: David Crowder Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Interest: Agricultural Engineering, Integrated Pest Management, Biological Control, Insect-Plant Interactions, Applied Entomology, and Plant Pathology.
Project: Ecology and biology of wireworms in wheat cropping systems.
Education: B.S. Agricultural Engineering, University of Belgrade, Serbia; M.S. Agricultural Engineering/phytomedicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Advisor: David Crowder Email: email@example.com
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
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
Advisor: Walter S. Sheppard Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Interest: Honey bee genetics, reproduction, and germplasm cryopreservation
Project: Genetic diversity of Old and New World honey bees
Education: B.S. Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada; M.S. University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Advisor: Elizabeth Beers Email:
Interest: Integrated Pest Management, Resistance, & Biological Control
Project: Spotted Wing Drosophila
Education: B.S. Biology/Anthropology & Minor in Women’s Studies Western Washington University
Advisor: Laura Corley Lavine Email: email@example.com
Interest: Evolution and developmental biology; functional genomics; evolution of morphological novelties
Project: Elaborate head horns in the Japanese Rhinoceros beetle Trypoxylus dichotomus. Investigating the role the conserved patterning genes play in growth of horn imaginal tissue.
Education: B.S. Science, Winthrop University 2009; Research at Medical University of South Carolina