Entomology Faculty to be Awarded at ESA Annual Meeting
Both awards will be presented at the ESA meeting in St. Louis during the P-IE Networking Session starting at 2:30 pm on Monday, November 18.
Jin Receives 2019 Storkan-Hanes-McCaslin Research Foundation Award
The award is highly competitive and is the most prestigious award given to students in the area of soilborne pathogens.
Tobacco Plant ‘Stickiness’ Aids Helpful Insects, Plant Health
Researchers at North Carolina State University have shown that “sticky” hairlike structures on tobacco leaves can help attract beneficial insects that scavenge on other insects trapped on the leaves, increasing leaf yield and reducing pest damage to plant structures.
DEPP Welcomes Fall 2019 Students
The Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology would like to welcome our new students for the Fall 2019 semester: PP-PHD Christopher Gillespie – Hu Lab Althea Loucanides – Baars Lab Hao Wei Teh – Whitfield Lab PP-MS Chris Hahne […]
How Fireflies Glow – and What Signals They’re Sending
Fireflies probably originally evolved the ability to light up as a way to ward off predators, but now they mostly use this ability to find mates.
New Microneedle Technique Speeds Plant Disease Detection
Researchers have developed a new technique that uses microneedle patches to collect DNA from plant tissues in one minute, rather than the hours needed for conventional techniques.
She Finds Her Calling in Student Government
Ph.D. student Meredith Spence Beaulieu was the first graduate student to hold the office of study body vice president.
Gutzmann receives $60,000 USDA NIFA Predoctoral Grant
This award is provided to a Ph.D. candidate who has completed his or her preliminary exams and provides funding for the last year of the candidate's Ph.D.
Peter Ojiambo promoted to Full Professor
Congratulations to Peter Ojiambo on his promotion to Full Professor
Webster and Hatano Win NCALS Research Competition
Sophia Webster won 1st place and Eduardo Hatano won 3rd place at the recent NCALS Research Competition that included a single slide each accompanied by a 2 minute presentation.