Prospective Students

I am interested in recruiting enthusiastic MS and PhD students to my research program; please contact me for more information about these opportunities. Highly motivated applicants are encouraged to pursue a Fred M. van Eck Scholarship through the Hardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center (HTIRC).  Competitive graduate assistantships and fellowships are also available through the College of Agriculture and the Departments of Entomology and Forestry & Natural Resources.

Lab Members

DR. MATTHEW GINZEL

Primary Investigator

GABRIEL HUGHES

PhD Student

BRIDGET BLOOD

MS Student

Departments of Entomology and Forestry & Natural Resources
Hardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center
Purdue University
901 W. State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2089
Phone 765-494-9369
Fax 765-494-0535
mginzel@purdue.edu
[Link to CV]

Department of Entomology
ghughes@purdue.edu

Research Interest: Chemical ecology of longhorned beetles

Department of Entomology
bblood@purdue.edu

Research Interest: Chemical ecology of walnut twig beetle

TYLER STEWART

MS Student

SARA STACK
(Co-advised with Cliff Sadof)

MS Student

Department of Forestry and Natural Resources
stewar23@purdue.edu

Research Interest: Etiology of Thousand Cankers Disease

Department of Entomology
stack4@purdue.edu

Research Interest: Ash resistance to EAB



Alumni

Lindsay Patrick, MS 2014
Current position: Plant Disease Technician/ Diagnostician, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven, CT.

Nicole VanDerLaan, MS 2013
Current position: Quality Assurance Specialist, Indiana Department of Environmental Management, Indianapolis, IN.

Alex Murphy, PhD 2011 (co-advised with Christian Krupke)
Current position: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Crop and Soil Science Department, Oregon State University

Matt Paschen, MS 2011
Current position: Farmer, Paschen Farms, Inc., Twelve Mile, IN.

Annie Spikes, MS 2009
Current position: Assistant Entomologist of the Bayer ScienceCrop Insectarium, North Carolina Museum of Life and Science. Raleigh, NC.