DEPARTMENT HIGHLIGHTS

Two Research associate positions are currently available in the department. One involving invertebrate ecology on coastal marshes, and the other involving soybean insect pests.

Click here to read the new edition of the graduate student newsletter, "Lil buggers", posted May of 2016

Check out the Fall 2016 Course listing and schedule

NEWLY FUNDED GRANT PROJECTS

Daniel Swale received funding from the USDA-ARS and is collaborating with researchers at the USDA in Kerrville, TX to investigate the role of ion channels in arthropod salivary gland function. His lab also received a Grand Challenges – Explorations grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to evaluate novel attract and kill strategies for control of mosquito vectors of the malaria parasite.

Lane Foil and Claudia Husseneder recently received a Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative grant to study horse fly (Tabanus nigrovittatus) populations and their food web dynamics as Indicators of the effects of environmental stress on coastal marsh health.

Gene Reagan, an Austin C. Thompson Distinguished Professor, recently received a USDA-NIFA grant to study aphid management systems in sugarcane and sorghum.  This project involves collaborations with other states, including researchers from Clemson University.

Department of Entomology

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Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, LA  70803

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