Daniel Swale


Assistant Professor

Louisiana State University

Department of Entomology

404 Life Sciences Building

Baton Rouge, LA 70803


Phone: 225-578-1634




  • B.S. in Biological Sciences, Department of Biology and Chemistry, Christopher Newport University, 2008
  • M.S. in Life Sciences / Entomology, Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech, 2009
  • Ph.D. in Entomology, Emerging Pathogens Institute, Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida, 2012
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Anesthesiology, Vanderbilt Medical Center, 2014


Proposed mechanism blockade of the K+ channel ROMK by VU591 with I-V traces.  Swale et al., Biophysical Journal, 2014

Areas of Specialization


  • Integrative Physiology and Toxicology
  • Ion Channel and Receptor Physiology
  • Insecticide and Drug Modes of Action, Discovery, and Development
  • Pollinator Health and Protection

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