Directory

Leadership

Rick Davis

DEPP Head & William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor

Plant-parasitic nematodes and host-parasite interactions

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Tammy Abernethy

Research Technician-Nonexempt

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Mike Adams

Research Specialist

Urmila Adhikari

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

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Karolyn Agosto Shaw

Graduate Student

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Saveer Ahmed

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

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Alejandro Alaniz

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

Patricia Alder

Director and Training Coordinator

Structural Pest Management Training & Research Facility

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Samah Ameen

Graduate Student

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Yesenia Angeles Lopez

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Allison Anthony

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

Charles Apperson

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Public Health Entomology and Vector Biology

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James Arends

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Ben Arends

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

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Oliver Baars

Assistant Professor

Biology and Chemistry of Secreted Metabolites

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Arun Babu

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

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Jack Bacheler

Professor Emeritus

Cotton Pest Mangement

Kristi Backe

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

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Johnny Balidion

Graduate Student

Peter Balint-Kurti

USDA-ARS Research Geneticist and Professor

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Sanjay Basnet

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Jean Beacorn

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

Lindsey Becker

Graduate Teaching & Research Assistant (Cubeta)

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Esther Belikoff

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

D. Michael Benson

Professor Emeritus

Disease of ornamental crops

Matthew Bertone

Extension Associate

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Aydin Beseli

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

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Tom Bilbo

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Terri Billeisen

Extension Associate

David Bird

W.N. Reynolds Distinguished Professor

Nematode biology and host-parasite interactions

Bonnie Blaimer

Assistant Professor

Systematics and Biodiversity

Bob Blinn

Natural Science Curator I

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Benny Bloodworth

Research Specialist

JR Bradley

Professor Emeritus

Arthropods associated with corn, cotton, and soybeans

Rick Brandenburg

Wm. Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor, Departmental Extension Leader

Commercial Turf and Peanuts

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Wendy Britton

Research Associate

Wayne Brooks

Professor Emeritus

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Bill Brown

Research Associate

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Kevin Bugg

Graduate Student

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Wayne Buhler

Professor of Horticulture

Hannah Burrack

Professor of Entomology and Extension Specialist

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Shawn Butler

Research Technician

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Lee Butler

Extension Coordinator

Samuel Buzuleciu

Graduate Student

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Bill Campbell

Professor Emeritus

Anthropod Pest Management – Peanuts

Ignazio Carbone

Professor and Director of CIFR and the PSMCC

Evolutionary biology, molecular population genetics and genomics

Yasmin Cardoza

Adjunct Associate Professor

Brian Cassel

Research Specialist, Molecular Systematics Lab Manager

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Grayson Cave

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

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Stella Chang

Research Technician III

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Yuting Chen

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Kaiying Chen

Graduate Student

Bill Cline

Researcher & Extension Specialist

Management of diseases of blueberries and muscadine grapes

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Bryan Cody

Research Specialist

Allen Cohen

Research Professor

Insect Rearing Education and Research

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Nasie Constantino

Postdoctoral Fellow

Christina Cowger

USDA Research Plant Pathologist

Biology, epidemiology, and population genetics of small grain pathogens

Marc Cubeta

Professor, Soil Mycology and Plant Disease Ecology

Ecology and population genetics of soil fungi

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Sam Cude

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

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Damon D'Ambrosio

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Kimberly D'Arcangelo

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

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Rocio Davila

Research Technician

Rick Davis

DEPP Head & William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor

Plant-parasitic nematodes and host-parasite interactions

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Marilyn Daykin

Agr. Research Specialist

Ralph Dean

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor

Host-pathogen interactions in Magnaporthe oryzae

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Jean Marcel Deguenon

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

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Lewis Deitz

Professor Emeritus

Systematics of Treehoppers and Related Groups

Steven Denning

Research Specialist

Zachary DeVries

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Alex DeYonke

Graduate Student

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Anirudh Dhammi

Graduate Student

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Sumit Dhole

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

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Elizabeth Driscoll

4-H Specialist

4-H Entomology

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Rob Dunn

Professor

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Johanna Elsensohn

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

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Maurice Farrier

Professor Emeritus

Systematics – Acarina

Meredith Favre

Graduate Student

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Myron Fountain

Plant Geneticist, USDA-ARS

Fallon Fowler

Graduate Student

Steve Frank

Professor, Ecology and IPM in urban landscapes, nurseries, and greenhouses

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Kiran Gadhave

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

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Glenn Galle

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

Raymond Garcia Rodriguez

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

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Christopher Gillespie

Graduate Student

James Goethe

Graduate Teaching and Research Assistant

Maria Gonzalez

Graduate Student

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Gordon Gordh

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Fred Gould

William Neal Reynolds Professor of Agriculture

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Thomas Greene

Research Project Coordinator

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Sean Gresham

Graduate Student

Astrid Groot

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Evolutionary chemical ecology

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Nathaniel Grubbs

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

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Dick Guenther

Research Associate

Nicole Gutzmann

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

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Tania Guzman

Research Assistant – Berry Crops

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Nick Haddad

Associate Member – Professor of Biology

Fred Hain

Professor Emeritus

Forest Entomology

Jamora Hamilton

Graduate Student

Nicholas Hamon

Adjunct Professor

Laura Hamon

Graduate Teaching Asst

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Halle Hampy

Graduate Student

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Jinlong Han

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

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Jeana Hansel

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

Jim Harper

Professor Emeritus

Teaching – Research

Eduardo Hatano

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Ames Herbert

Adjunct Assistant Professor

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Mauri Hickin

Graduate Student

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Ruediger Hillmann

Associate Professor Emeritus

Urban, Household and Wood Destroying Pests, 4H Entomology

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Ashley Hintz

Research Specialist

Kristen Hopperstad

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Shuijin Hu

Professor

Soil Microbial Ecology

Alejandra Huerta

Assistant Professor

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Ordom Huot

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Anders Huseth

Assistant Professor

Field Crops Ecology

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Thomas Ingram

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

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Elizabeth Jerger

Administrative Support Specialist

Robert Jetton

Associate Member – Research Assoc. Prof.

Jing Jin

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

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Deanine Johnson

Administrative Support Specialist

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Connie Johnson

Graduate Student

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Michael Just

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

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Madhavi Kakumanu

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

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Shailesh Karre

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Ayako Katsumata

Principal Research Scholar

Jennifer Keller

Agriculture Research Technician

George Kennedy

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor of Agriculture

Ecology and Management of Insect Pests Affecting Agricultural Crops

Jim Kerns

Associate Professor

Etiology, epidemiology, and management of warm- and cool-season grass diseases

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Isaack Kikway

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

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Saet Byul Kim

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

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Michelle Kirchner

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

Tim Kloppe

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

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Steve Koenning

Research Associate Professor Emeritus

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Tabatha Komar

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

Laura Kraft

Graduate Student

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Rachel Kreis

Research Asst

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Kimberly Lane Kreitlow

Adunct Assistant Professor

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Alexis Kriete

Graduate Student

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Paul Labadie

Agricultural Research Technician

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Kenneth Lakin

Adjunct Assistant Professor

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Roger Lawrie

Graduate Student

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Nick LeBlanc

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Hannah Levenson

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

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Chunying Li

Laboratory Research Specialist

Alejandro Llanos Melo

Graduate Student

Steven Lommel

Associate Dean for Research CALS; Director NCARS

Molecular mechanisms of plant viral pathogenesis

Marce Lorenzen

Associate Professor

Genetic Pest Management

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Althea Loucanides

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

Frank Louws

Department Head and Professor, Horticultural Science

Diseases of strawberries, tomatoes, peppers, and organic crops

Jane Marian Sa ong Luis

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

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Jim Mahaffey

Associate Member – Professor of Genetics

Nataraja Maheshala

Graduate Research Asst

David Marshall

Professor and Research Leader USDA/ARS

Breeding and genetics of small grain crops for disease resistance

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James Martin

Graduate Research Asst

Reny Mathew

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

Ali McAfee

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Samantha McPherson

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

Inga Meadows

Extension Associate, Vegetable & Herbaceous Ornamental Pathology

Management of diseases of vegetable crops

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Brad Metz

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

John Meyer

Professor of Entomology

Undergraduate and Post Graduate Instruction

Emily Meyers

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

Aram Mikaelyan

Asst Professor

Joseph Milone

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

J Christina Mitchell

Graduate Research Asst

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Timothy Moore

Research Specialist-Nonexempt

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Harry Moore

Professor Emeritus

Urban Entomology

Dan Mott

Research Specialist

Michael Mulot

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

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Michael Munster

Plant Disease Diagnostician

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Colin Murphree

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

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Christine Nalepa

Adjunct Associate Professor of Entomology

NCDA&CS – Research Specialist

Herbert Neunzig

Professor Emeritus

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Gregory Obrian

Research Associate

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Yeon Yee Oh

Research Scholar

Thomas Ohmen

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

Peter Ojiambo

Associate Professor

Epidemiology and integrated management of plant diseases

Charles Opperman

Professor

Biology and genomics of plant parasitic nematodes

David Orr

Associate Professor

Biological Control in Field Crops

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Kelly Oten

Adjunct Assistant Professor

 Forest Health Monitoring Coordinator РNC Forest Service

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Arjun Pandey

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Camilo Parada Rojas

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

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Anandrao Patil

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

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Gary Payne

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor Emeritus

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Alyssa Pellegrino

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

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Adalberto Perez de Leon

Adjunct Associate Professor

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Jane Petzoldt

Summer Student Worker (NCSU)

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Daniela Pezzini

Summer Student Worker (NCSU)

Logu Ponnusamy

Principal Research Scholar

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Savithri Purayannur

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

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Timothy Putzke

Research Assistant – Ornamental Sweetpotatoes and Stevia

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Lina Quesada

Associate Professor

Management, diagnostics, population genetics, and genomics of vegetable pathogens

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Vineeta Rai

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

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Priya Rajarapu

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

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David Rasmussen

Asst Professor

Ella Reeves

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

Drew Reinbold-Wasson

Graduate Student

Dominic Reisig

Associate Professor & Extension Specialist

Tidewater Research Station

Michael Reiskind

Associate Professor

Public Health Entomology

Steven Reyna

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

Jean Ristaino

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor and Director of Emerging Plant Disease

Population genetics of Phytophthora infestans

David Ritchie

Professor and Extension Specialist

Bacterial and fungal pathogens of fruit and vegetable crops

Robert Robertson

Professor Emeritus

IPM Field Crops, Turf and Ornamentals

Michael Roe

William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor

Insect Toxicology and Physiological Genomics

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Layne Rogers

Graduate Student

Dorith Rotenberg

Associate Professor

Ecological genomics and transcriptomics of plant virus-insect vector interactions

Brian Royals

Research Specialist

Casey Ruark-Seward

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Lauren Rusert

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

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Michele Sabatelli

Executive Assistant

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Andres Salcedo

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

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Rozalynne Samira

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

Andres Sanabria

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

Rick Santangelo

Research Specialist

Coby Schal

Blanton J. Whitmire Distinguished Professor

Urban Entomology, Insect Behavior, Chemical Ecology, Insect Physiology

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Amanda Scherer

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

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Betsy Scholl

Senior Bioinformatics Analyst

Steve Schoof

Research Specialist

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Hayden Schug

Graduate Research Asst

Tanner Schwarz

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

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Melbert Schwarz

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

Advisor: Aram Mikaelyan

Max Scott

Professor of Entomology

Genetic Pest Management

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William Sharpee

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

David Shew

Professor

Ecology and epidemiology of soilborne fungal pathogens

Barbara Shew

Research Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist

Management of ornamental and peanut diseases

Jules Silverman

Charles G. Wright Distinguished Professor

Urban Entomology, Insect Behavior, Nutritional Ecology

Tim Sit

Principal Research Scholar – Plant Virology

Charles Sither

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

Jeremy Slone

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

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James Smith

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Benjamin Smith

Research Scholar

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Karina Smith

IGERT Program Coordinator

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Jim Sobieraj

Research Asst

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John Soghigian

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

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Dan Sonenshine

Adjunct Professor Emeritus of Entomology

Ken Sorensen

Professor Emeriti

Fruit and Vegetable IPM

Clyde Sorenson

Alumni Assoc. Distinguished Undergrad. Professor

Undergraduate and Graduate Teaching, Field Crops Entomology Office:

Sterling Southern

Professor Emeritus

Tobacco IPM

Madison Stahr

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

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Jeff Standish

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

David Stephan

Extension Specialist

Systematics, Insect Identification

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Cameron Stephens

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

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Ron Stinner

Professor Emeritus

Integrated Pest Management

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Joseph Stout

Graduate Student

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Win Talton

Research Assistant – Molecular Diagnostics

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Michelle Targaszewski

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

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Michelle Targaszewski

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

David Tarpy

Professor and Extension Apiculturist

Honey bee biology

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Hao Wei Teh

Graduate Student

Lindsey Thiessen

Assistant Professor

Diseases of Tobacco and Field Crop

Aurora Toennisson

Research Associate

Steve Toth

Extension Specialist Emeritus

Insect Pest Management

Michelle Trautwein

Adjunct Asstistant Professor

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Nicholas Travanty

Graduate Student

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John Van Duyn

Philip Morris Professor of Entomology & Extension Specialist

Field Crop

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Edward Vargo

Adjunct Professor of Entomology

Sara Villani

Extension Assistant Professor

Management of ornamental and apple dieseases

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Maggie Wagner

(Post Doc) Fellow

Michael Waldvogel

Extension Associate Professor & Extension Specialist

Urban Entomology

James Walgenbach

Professor of Entomology

Applied Insect Ecology and Pest Management

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Marci Walker

Executive Assistant

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Yu-Hui Wang

Graduate Student

Wes Watson

Professor of Entomology

Medical and Veterinary Entomology

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Lynda Whitcher

Agricultural Research Technician

Anna Whitfield

Professor

Plant virus-vector interactions

Emerging Plant Disease and Global Food Security Cluster

Brian Wiegmann

William Neal Reynolds Professor of Entomology

Systematics, Phylogenomics, Evolutionary Biology

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Peter Willadsen

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

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James Withrow

Graduate Teaching Asst

Sammi Wong

Graduate Teach & Research Asst

Charles Wright

Professor Emeritus

Urban and Industrial Pests

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Jing Li Xuan

Graduate Student

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Amarish Yadav

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

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Qin Yang

Postdoctoral Research Scholar

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Brooke Zale

Research Asst

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Jing Zhou

Research Scholar

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Gabriel Zilnik

Graduate Research Asst