Department of Entomology

to value arthropods in nature and protect food, health, and environment


How One Entomologist Works to Bridge Molecular Mechanisms With Evolutionary Processes

September 30, 2021

Amelia Lindsey, Ph.D., is an assistant professor in the Entomology Department at the University of Minnesota. Her lab uses functional genomics to understand insect biology across symbiotic and parasitic associations. Read more.

Rusty patched bumble bee becomes a household name

April 30, 2021

It’s been two years since the rusty patched bumble bee became the state bee of Minnesota, a designation due in no small part to Elaine Evans, University of Minnesota Extension educator and Bee Lab researcher. Read more.

Discovering an academic path

March 29, 2021

Although University of Minnesota CFANS graduate students Dorah Mkabili Mwangola and Letícia Dourado Clemente are engaged in different fields of study, they have something in common—both women discovered a passion for their respective fields almost by accident. As we commemorate Graduate Professional Student Appreciation Week from March 29 through April 2 this year, we celebrate their accomplishments and look forward to seeing their contributions to the scientific community, along with those of our many CFANS graduate students. Read more.

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