Research Overview

The Department of Entomology’s research portfolio consists of basic science that builds on strengths in insect/plant interactions, and applied pest management research focused on stakeholder needs and priorities. We work on a range of insect and nematode problems using diverse tool-sets and varied disciplinary approaches.

Entomology Faculty

Signature Research Areas

I Host Plant/Insect/Nematode InteractionsII Arthropod Molecular Biology & Genomics
III International Cooperation & DevelopmentIV Environmental & Evolutionary Entomology
V Insect Science EducationVI Pest Management

Baributsa, Dieudonné III, VI
International IPM, postharvest entomology

Buczkowski, Grzegorz II, VI
Ecology and evolution of urban & invasive arthropods

Cameron, Stephen II, IV
Insect evolutionary biology

Couture, John I, IV
Plant-insect chemical ecology

Enders, Laramy I, II, IV
Insect-microbe interactions, applied evolutionary biology

Gibb, Timothy V, VI
Insect/Human Health IPM, Insect Diagnostician, 4-H Entomology

Ginzel, Matthew I, IV
Forest entomology & chemical ecology

Gondhalekar, Ameya II, VI
Urban entomology

Harpur, Brock II, IV, V
Apiculture & genomics of social bees

Hill, Catherine II, VI
Genetics and genomics of arthropod vectors

Holland, Jeffrey IV
Landscape ecology and insect biodiversity

Ingwell, Laura I, V, VI
Protected production entomology

Kaplan, Ian I, IV, VI
Ecology of herbivores and natural enemies

Krupke, Christian I, VI
Field crop pest management

Long, Elizabeth I, IV, VI
Horticulture entomology

Richmond, Douglas I, III, IV, VI
Turfgrass entomology and applied ecology

Scharf, Mike II, VI
O. Wayne Rollins/Orkin Endowed Chair
Molecular physiology & urban entomology

Schemerhorn, Brandi I, II
Population genetics

Smith, Aaron II, IV
Insect systematics

Yaninek, Steve III, IV, VI
Invasion biology

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