Anthony Hanson, PhD alumnus of the Department of Entomology, was interviewed by CBS News for his perspective on the unusual increase of grasshoppers this summer.
Dr. Cristian Beza-Beza will be joining the Department of Entomology as a President’s Postdoctoral Fellow (PPF) on August 28, 2023!
Dr. Fei Yang joined the Department of Entomology as an assistant professor and extension entomologist on May 8, 2023, and hit the ground running!
The Department of Entomology is celebrating the retirements of Dr. Tim Kurtti and Dr. Ulrike (Uli) Munderloh, lead researchers of the UMN Tick Lab since 1986.
Dr. Vera Krischik in the Department of Entomology was interviewed by the Star Tribune for her research on establishing a native soil pathogen that kills Japanese beetles as an alternative management option.
The faculty in the department of entomology are always finding ways to bring factual, easy to understand information to the public. Check out all they are doing here!
Science-backed tricks to keep mosquitoes out of your yard
Dr. Vera Krischik and researcher Cody Prouty interviewed with MPR talking about their research on monarchs and pesticides.
Hutchison and Nelson study hail-netting as an insect exclusion tactic in apple orchards in Minnesota
Uli Munderloh, Co-Author in Science Publication: Dome1–JAK–STAT signaling between parasite and host integrates vector immunity and development
In this study, the authors explore the identity and characteristics of the tick receptor for IFN-γ to uncover the mechanisms and biological significance of a cross-species cell signaling cascade that extends from mammals to their ectoparasites.