MSU Awards

Nicole and Adam won MSU Entomology Department Awards, each worth $1,500. The awards were given out at the Spring MSU Entomology Picnic on May 1. Congratulations!

Seminar

Amanda Buchanan is visiting our lab, she will be giving a seminar on May 4, at 3pm in 162 Food Safety and Toxicology. She is currently a postdoc in Cerruti Hooks lab (Univ. of Maryland) where she is investigating the impact of habitat management on arthropods in vegetable agroecosystems.

NSF Fellowship

Adam Ingrao received the prestigious NSF Graduate Student Fellowship, which will provide funding for his tuition and salary for the next 3 years. Coincidentally, he found out about this good news on the same day when he successfully defended his ( Read More … )

ESA Meeting 2014

Congratulations to Nicole for winning in the Student Competition for the President's Prize at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America in Portland, Oregon! Her 10 minute oral presentation was about how different types of ( Read More … )

Vegetable Industry Scholarship

Congratulations to Adam, Jeremy, Nicole and Katie for receiving this year's Michigan Vegetable Industry Scholarship Award ($1,500 each). The scholarships will be presented during the banquet program at the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm ( Read More … )

SARE Grad Student Grant

Congratulations to M.S. student Nicole Quinn for receiving Northcentral SARE's graduate student grant in support of her research on enhancing pollinators with flowers in cucurbits. The ~$10,000 will go towards undergraduate support in the field ( Read More … )

New publications!

Two new publications from the lab are now in press. One is by former Ph.D. student, Rob Morrison; an asparagus beetle profile to be published in the Journal of Integrated Pest Management. The other paper is from work conducted by former M.S. student, ( Read More … )

Award winners

Congratulations to three current and former lab members for winning entomology department awards that were given out at the spring picnic. The Paul Wooly Award for outstanding total M.S. program went to former student Alex Bryant who is currently a ( Read More … )

Winning poster

Congratulations to Katie Demeuse for winning the poster competition at MSU's Undergraduate Research and Arts Forum (UURAF) in the Agriculture and Animal Science Section. She presented her work on the genetic regulation of insecticide resistance in ( Read More … )

Rob’s Ph.D. Defense

Rob successfully defended his Ph.D. on his asparagus miner research this week! Congratulations and we wish you good luck with your next steps! ( Read More … )