Michael Riehle, a professor at the University of Arizona, led the research effort on a breakthrough that received international attention when published in July: the first genetically engineered "supermosquito" that is immune to the parasite that causes malaria in humans.
Holly L. Menninger, a coordinator and senior extension associate at the NY Invasive Species Research Institute at Cornell University, will appear on the Food Network Challenge, where four cake designers will "recreate yucky bugs using yummy cake.
This article appearing in Science News quotes Dini Miller, Michael Potter, Gale Ridge, and Fang Zhu during a bed bug symposium held at Entomology 2010, ESA's 58th Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA.
Michael E. Scharf, an associate professor of entomology at the University of Florida, has been appointed as the first O. Wayne Rollins/Orkin Endowed Chair in Urban Entomology at Purdue University. The chair was funded with a $1.5 million gift from the O.
Lawrence E. Hurd, the Herwick Professor of Biology at Washington and Lee University and editor-in-chief of Annals of the Entomological Society of America, was recently elected as a fellow in the Linnaean Society.
Alexander Raikhel, a distinguished professor of entomology at the University of California, Riverside, and a team of entomologists at the University of California, Riverside has identified a microRNA (a short ribonucleic acid molecule) in female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes
Tom Perring, AVP and professor at the University of California, Riverside, has been appointed as the associate vice provost for undergraduate education on the campus.
At its last meeting in Vancouver in November 2010, the Entomological Society of Canada awarded the Gold Medal to Charles Vincent for his lifetime contributions to the advancement of entomology.