Reviewer Board (250)

Members of the reviewer board are selected from all Insects reviewers for regularly providing timely high quality reports on submitted manuscripts. Responsibilities of reviewers are available here.

Dr. Heba Abdelgaffar
Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
Interests: Lepidopteron; immunohistochemistry; Bacillus thuringiensis; Insect gut Histology; Insect cell cultures; RNAi; crispr cas9
Dr. Christopher Adams
Department of Horticulture, Oregon State University, 3005 Experiment Station Drive, Hood River, OR 97031, USA
Interests: insect ecology; ecosystem services; Invasive Species; biological control; pheromone mating disruption (MD); Chemical ecology; trapping theory; insect behavior; sterile insect technique (SIT); integrated pest management (IPM); unmanned aerial systems (uas); agriculture innovation; Internet of Things (IoT).
Dr. Ángeles Adán
Producción Agraria, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid 28040, España
Interests: insect crop pests, integrated pest management, biological control
Dr. Manjree Agarwal
College of Science, Health, Engeneering and Education, Murdoch University, Western Australia 6150, Australia
Interests: post harvest biosecurity; insect control; insect diagnostics; Chemical ecology; Machine Learning; fruit flies disinfestation; solid phase microextraction; analytical chemistry; grain quality; mode of action
Dr. Abdulrahim Alkassab
Institute for Bee Protection, Julius Kühn-Institute (JKI), Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants, 38104 Braunschweig, Germany
Interests: Ecotoxicology; bees; pesticides; behaviour; pollinators
Dr. Olga M. C. C. Ameixa
Department of Biology & CESAM, University of Aveiro, Campus Universitário de Santiago, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal
Interests: insect ecology; biodiversity; ecosystem services; Invasive Species; biological control; insect rearing; insect feed; Costal ecosystems
Dr. Esmaeil Amiri
Department of Biology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402, USA
Interests: Insect pathology, Honey bee health, Viruses, Honey bee queen, Transgenerational effect, Transcriptional analysis
Dr. Awawing Anjwengwo Andongma
Applied Molecular Microbiology Group, Swansea University School of Medicine, Institute of Life Sciences, Swansea, UK
Interests: symbiotic bacteria of insects; RNAi; insect pest management
Dr. Gina Angelella
USDA-ARS Temperate Tree Fruit and Vegetable Research Unit, 5230 Konnowac Pass Road, Wapato, WA 98951, USA
Interests: plant pathogen vector; agricultural ecology; landscape interactions; vector ecology; Dispersal ecology
Dr. Arinder K. Arora
Department of Entomology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA
Interests: RNAi; paratransgenesis; vector borne pathogens; symbiotic control and molecular entomology
Dr. Kacie Athey
Department of Entomology, Washington State University, Wenatchee, WA 98801, USA
Interests: sterile insect releases of codling moth in apples; the sub lethal effects of insecticides on bed bug behavior; predator-prey interactions
Dr. Thomas Atkinson
University of Texas Insect Collection, 3001 Lake Austin Blvd. Suite 1.314, Austin, TX 78701, USA
Interests: Scolytinae; Platypodinae; bark beetles; ambrosia beetles; neotropical; neotropics; host associations; herbivore communities
Dr. Hélène Audusseau
UMR CNRS 6553 ECOBIO, Rennes 1 University, Rennes, France
Interests: insect-plant interactions; parasitism; climate and land use changes; species distribution; biotic interactions; phenotypic plasticity; community ecology
Dr. Alina Avanesyan
Department of Entomology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Interests: molecular gut content analysis, eDNA, DNA barcoding, invasion ecology, plant-insect interactions, insect morphology, host plant usage
Dr. Mi-Jung Bae
Biodiversity Research Team, Nakdonggang National Institute of Biological Resources, Sangju-si 37242, Korea
Interests: macroinvertebrates; stream ecology; Invasion Biology; community ecology; behavior ecology; ecological informatics
Dr. Md Habibullah Bahar
Charlottetown Research and Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Charlottetown C1A 4N6, PE, Canada
Interests: insects; biological control; microbial control; Insect molecular biology; insect ecology; Insect physiology; climate change; integrated pest management
Dr. Rammohan Balusu
Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA
Interests: entomology; plant pathology
Dr. Mario V. Balzan
Institute of Applied Sciences, Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology (MCAST), Corradino, Paola PLA 9032, Malta
Interests: pollination; conservation biological control; biological control; ecosystem services; pest control; biodiversity; integrated pest management; agroecology; urban ecology; insect conservation
Dr. Enrique Baquero Martin
Department of Environmental Biology (Faculty of Sciences), University of Navarra, Pamplona-31008 (Navarra), Spain
Interests: Collembola, Taxonomy, Cave Fauna
Dr. Bruno Barbosa
Department of Zoology, Federal University of Juiz de Fora, Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, Brazil.
Interests: social insects, insect ecology, insect-plant interactions, biodiversity, Community ecology, ecosystem services, Behaviour, Environmental change and sampling methods
Dr. Carlos Barceló
Applied zoology and animal conservation group, Department of Biology, University of the Balearic Islands, Palma 07122, Spain
Interests: Aedes, bluetongue virus, Culex, Culicoides, medical entomology, mosquitoes, vector ecology
Dr. Apurba K. Barman
Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, Tifton, GA 31793, USA
Interests: integrated pest management; insect ecology; insect vector-plant virus interactions; DNA-barcoding and genetic diversity; insect-weed relationships; insecticide efficacy; bioassys; monitoring of insect pests
Dr. Katarzyna Bartosik
Department of Biology and Parasitology, Medical University of Lublin, Radziwiłłowska 11 St., 20-080 Lublin, Poland
Interests: ticks; tick-borne diseases; tick control; Tick Biology; vector-borne diseases; Demodex Spp.
Dr. Sanjay Basnet
Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, North Carolina State University, Campus Box 7613, Raleigh, NC 27695-7613, USA
Interests: RNAi mechanism in insects, virus-vector interactions, bioinformatics, functional genomics of insect
Prof. Antonio Belcari
Department of Agriculture, Food, Environment and Forestry (DAGRI), University of Florence, 50144 Florence, Italy
Interests: dipterans; taxonomy; bioecology; ipm; fruit flies; symbiosis; morphology; ked flies
Dr. Jacinto Benhadi-Marín
Centro de Investigação de Montanha (CIMO), Instituto Politécnico de Bragança (IPB), Campus Santa Apolónia / 5300-253 Bragança, Portugal
Interests: Spiders, agroecology, functional response, simulation, species distribution models, data analysis, R-programming
Dr. Lina Bernaola
Department of Entomology, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
Interests: plant-insect-fungi interactions
Dr. Lisa Jane Bird
NSW Department of Primary Industries Agriculture, Tamworth Agricultural Institute, Narrabri, NSW 2340, Australia
Interests: Insecticide resistance management, insecticide resistance; surveillance, cotton entomology, pesticides, Bt crops, integrated pest management
Dr. Allison Bistline-East
Department of Entomology, College of Agriculture, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907, USA
Interests: biological control; ecology; agriculture
Dr. Suzanne E. Blatt
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, 32 Main Street, Kentville, NS B4N 1J5, Canada
Interests: agriculture, forestry, pest management, biocontrol, chemical ecology, cultivar preference
Dr. Petr Bogusch
Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, University of Hradec Králové, Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
Interests: bees; wasps; ecology; conservation; reed beds; Palynology
Dr. Mário Boieiro
Azorean Biodiversity Group/Center for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes, University of the Azores, 9700-042, Angra do Heroísmo, Azores, Portugal
Interests: island biodiversity; pollination, myrmecochory, invasive ants, insect conservation
Dr. Luís Filipe Prazeres Bonifácio
INIAV - National Institute for Agrarian and Veterinary Research.
Interests: insects; forest insects; integrated pest management; assessment of control methods efficiency; bioassays; Pheromones; insect behaviour
Dr. Rachael Bonoan
Tufts University, 200 College Ave, Medford, MA, USA 02155
Interests: insect pollinators, nutritional ecology, behavioral ecology, ecological immunology, social insects
Dr. Carmelo Peter Bonsignore
Laboratory of Entomology and Applied Ecology; PAU Department; Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria, Salita Melissari, sn; 89100 Reggio Calabria, Italy
Interests: insect ecology; pest; pest management; host-parasitoid; relationship; life history; host selection; host behavior
Prof. Dr. Grzegorz Borsuk
Institute of Biological Bases of Animal Production, Faculty of Animal Sciences and Bioeconomy, University of Life Sciences in Lublin, Akademicka street 13, 20-950 Lublin, Poland
Interests: beekeeping; bee management; sperm competition; Bee Biology; < i> Varroa destructor< /i> Nosema spp.<
Dr. Dolors Bosch
Department of Sustainable Crop Protection, Food and Agriculture Research Institute (IRTA), 25198 Lleida, Spain
Interests: control pests; fruit trees; insecticide resistance; sublethal effects; ipm; mating disruption; diapause, biology
Dr. Tamara Boto
Department of Neuroscience, The Scripps Research Institute, 33458 Jupiter, FL, USA
Interests: Neuroscience, Learning and memory, Behavior, Dopamine
Dr. Felix Briem
Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI), Bundesforschungsinstitut für Kulturpflanzen, Institut für Biologischen Pflanzenschutz, Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants, Institute for Biological Control, 64287 Darmstadt, Germany
Interests: biological control; beneficial arthropods; biogeography; drosophila suzukii; integrated pest management; insect ecology; Invasive Species
Dr. Bekka S. Brodie
College of Arts and Sciences and Honors Tutorial College, Ohio University, Athens, 45701 OH, USA
Interests: insect ecology; pest management; conservation; behavior; foraging and communication pathways (inter- and intra-specific)
Dr. Jolanta Broz̃ek
Faculty of Natural Science, Institute of Biology, Biotechnology and Environmental Protection, University of Silesia in Katowice, Bankowa 9, 40-007 Katowice, Poland
Interests: biological sciences; general entomology; taxonomy and morphology of insects; sensory structures of Hemiptera; phylogeny of Hemiptera
Dr. Adrian Brückner
Division of Biology and Biological Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
Interests: Chemical ecology; mites; ants; beetles; evolution; Molecular Biology; community ecology
Dr. Ales Bucek
Okinawa Institute of Science & Technology Graduate University, 1919–1 Tancha, Onna-son, Okinawa 904–0495, Japan
Interests: Termite; pheromone biosynthesis; desaturase; phylogeny; transcriptome; termitophile Phoridae Aleocharinae Bombus Manduca
Dr. Paweł Buczyński
Department of Zoology and Nature Protection, Institute of Biological Sciences, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University, Akademicka 19, 20-033 Lublin, Poland
Interests: freshwater, zoobenthos, Odonata, Coleoptera , zoogeography, ecology, protection, conservation, anthropogenic habitats
Dr. Jason H. Byrd
Maples Center for Forensic Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
Interests: forensic entomology, death investigation, forensic medicine, forensic science
Dr. Amélie Cabirol
Center for Mind/Brain Sciences (CIMeC), University of Trento, piazza Manifattura 1, 38068 Rovereto, Italy
Interests: Olfactory perception, Cognition, Behaviour, Neurobiology, Plasticity, Neonicotinoids, Bees, Human-induced stressors
Dr. Roberto Canovai
Department of Agricultural, Food and Agro-Environmental Sciences, University of Pisa, 56124 Pisa, Italy
Interests: Ladybirds biology, taxonomy and corology; honey quality; museological collections pests; Tephritids karyology and control
Dr. Elena Cargnus
Department of Agricultural, Food, Environmental and Animal Sciences, University of Udine, Via delle Scienze 206, 3100 Udine, Italy
Interests: grapevine pests; phytoseiid mites; spiders; vineyard arthropods; conservation biological control; biodiversity; morphological taxonomy; laboratory rearing; Alien Species
Dr. Danilo Oliveira Carvalho
Insect Pest Control - Joint Division FAO/IAEA - Nuclear Applications. International Atomic Energy Agency, IAEA Laboratories, 2444 Seibersdorf, Austria
Interests: aedes aegypti& amp; mosquito biology; population suppression; Sterile Insect Technique; Vector disease control; Mosquito mass-rearing
Dr. Maria Otilia Carvalho
Instituto Superior de Agronomia, University of Lisbon, Edificio Ferreira Lapa, 1, Tapada da Ajuda, 1349-017 Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: Stored product protection, insects, fungi, edible insects, modified atmospheres , hermetic storage
Dr. Elizabeth I. Cash
Department of Environmental Science, Policy, & Management, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Interests: social insects; ants; Chemical ecology; behavioral ecology; nestmate recognition; cuticular hydrocarbons; pheromone evolution; desaturase genes; functional genetics; Comparative genomics
Dr. Quentin Chesnais
INRAE, SVQV UMR-A 1131, Université de Strasbourg, F-68000 Colmar, France
Interests: Vector Ecology, Insect-Plant interactions, Insect behavior, Plant viruses, Virus transmission, Parasite manipulation
Dr. Giulia Chitarrini
Laimburg Research Centre, Laboratory for Flavours and Metabolites, Ora (BZ), 39040 Auer, Italy
Interests: volatile ogranic compounds; gas-chromatography; mass-spectrometry; plant-pathogen interaction; Grapevine; plasmopara viticola; downy mildew; powdery milde; metabolites; liquid-chromatography
Dr. Antonia Chroni
Institute for Genomics and Evolutionary Medicine, Department of Biology, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
Interests: molecular evolution; Molecular phylogenetics; cancer metastasis; Bioinformatics and Computational Biology; Molecular ecology and Biogeography
Dr. Andrea Clavijo-McCormick
Senior Lecturer in Ecology Institute of Agriculture and Environment, Massey University, Palmerston North 4442, New Zealand
Interests: insect ecology; integrated pest management; agricultural entomology; pest management
Dr. Elena Costi
Dipartimento di Scienze della Vita, Centro BIOGEST-SITEIA, Università di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Via G. Amendola 2, 42122 Reggio-Emilia, Italy
Interests: insects behavior; biocontrol of agricultural pests
Dr. Antonin J.J. Crumiere
Section for Ecology and Evolution, Department of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Universitetsparken 15, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
Interests: behavioral ecology; development; Ecophysiology; evolution; functional genomics; insect-microbe interactions; sexual selection; social insects; water striders; Invertebrate biomechanics
Prof. Romano Dallai
Dipartimento Scienze della Vita, Università degli Studi di Siena, Via Aldo Moro 2, 53100, Siena, Italy
Interests: entomology and zoology, with particular attention to the reproduction of Insects
Dr. Carrie Deans
Entomology Department, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN 55108, USA
Interests: nutritional ecology; Insect physiology; agricultural pests; Bt (& amp; lt; em& gt; bacillus thuringiensis& /em& ); & Helicoverpa zea& Drosophila suzukii&
Dr. Shane Denecke
Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Foundation for Research and Technology‐Hellas, GR-70013 Heraklion, Greece
Interests: entomology; genetics; drosophila; pharmacokinetics; transporters; pesticides
Dr. Pavel Dobeš
Section of Animal Physiology and Immunology, Department of Experimental Biology, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic
Interests: insect immunity; innate immunity; host-pathogen interaction; parasitism; honey bees; Entomopathogenic Nematodes; entomopathogenic bacteria
Dr. Philip Donkersley
Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University, Lancaster, LA14YQ, UK
Interests: pollinators; gut microbiota; metabarcoding; insect pathology; Biocontrol; ipm; agricultural ecology; insect ecology; insect conservation
Dr. Bernard P. Dufour
Bioagresseurs, Univ Montpellier, CIRAD, Montpellier, France
Interests: borer coffee berry; insects
Dr. Heverton Dutra
The Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, W-251 The Millennium Science Complex, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Interests: Wolbachia; mosquito; aedes aegypti; vector control; arbovirus; dengue; zika; chikungunya; flavivirus; host-pathogen interaction
Dr. Dinesh Erram
Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory, University of Florida, 200 9th Street SE, Vero Beach, FL 32962, USA
Interests: medical entomology; veterinary entomology; vector-borne disease ecology; vector ecology; vector surveillance; vector control
Dr. Helen J. Esser
Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, 6708 PB, Netherlands
Interests: ticks; disease ecology; parasite-host interactions; biodiversity; environmental change; conservation
Dr. Naïla Even
Institut National Polytechnique Toulouse ENSIACET, France
Interests: honey bees; social behaviour; Neuroethology; Insect physiology; insect cognition; neurobiology
Dr. Epameinondas Evergetis
Laboratory of Nutritional Physiology and Feeding, Agricultural University of Athens, Iera odos 75, Athens 11855, Greece
Interests: essential oil; ethnobotany; post harvest pest; mosquito; repellent; larvicidal
Dr. Nicoletta Faraone
Chemistry Department, Acadia University, Wolfville, NS B4P 2R6, Canada
Interests: essential oils; natural products; biopesticides; ticks; repellents; cannabinoids; nanotechnology; synergism
Dr. Honglin Feng
Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Interests: microRNA, aphids, sap-feeding insects/bacteria symbiosis, Insect Molecular Biology, Agricultural Pest Control, Insect/Plant interaction
Dr. Martina Ferraguti
Department Anatomía, Biología Celular y Zoología, Science Faculty, University of Extremadura, 06006 Badajoz, Spain
Interests: avian malaria parasites; & amp; lt; em& gt; Haemoproteus& /em& Leucocytozoon& Plasmodium& mosquito ecology; vector community; host community; west nile virus
Dr. Marco Ferrante
cE3c- Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Changes/Azorean Biodiversity Group, Faculdade de Ciências Agrárias e Ambiente, Universidade dos Açores, PT-9700-042 Angra do Heroísmo, Portugal.
Interests: predation; predators; ecosystem services; ecosystem disservices; urban ecology; sentinel prey; anthropogenic activities; Citizen Science; desert; sustainable agriculture; conservation; integrated pest management; carabid; pollinators; Invasive Species
Dr. Jedeliza Ferrater
Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, 92507 CA, USA
Interests: Sterile Insect Technique; insect-microbe symbiosis; insect host plant resistance; biological control; breeding for insect-resistant plants
Dr. Maurizio Ferri
Società Italiana di Medicina Veterinaria Preventiva (Simevep), Via Nizza 11, 00198 Roma, Italy
Interests: food safety; risk assessment; Public Health; microbiology and chemical safety of insects intended for human consumption and related legal framework
Dr. Martin Fikáček
Department of Entomology, National Museum, Prague, CZ-19300, Czech Republic
Interests: Coleoptera(beetles); morphology; phylogenetics; evolution; fossil record; biogeography; systematics; taxonomy; Hydrophiloidea; Myxophaga; Larvae; immature stages
Dr. Leah E. Flaherty
Department of Biological Sciences, MacEwan University, Edmonton, T5J 4S2, Canada
Interests: forest entomology, invasive species, biosurveillance, plant-insect interactions, Cerambycidae, tri-trophic interactions
Dr. Romolo Fochetti
Dipartimento di Scienze Ambientali, Universita della Tuscia, 01100 Viterbo, Italy
Interests: Plecoptera; systematics; zoogeography; evolutionary biology; Insects phylogeny; Respiratory pigments
Dr. Maria Cristina Foti
Dipartimento Scienze Agrarie, Alimentari e Forestali, Università degli Studi di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
Interests: stink bug; Chemical ecology; insect herbivore
Dr. Santolo Francati
Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences (DISTAL), Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna, Viale Fanin 42, 40127, BO, Italy
Interests: entomophagous insects; alien insect species; adaptation; insect rearing
Dr. Erik T. Frank
Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Lausanne – 1015, Switzerland
Interests: social insects, myrmecology, social immunity, work division, optimal foraging
Dr. Kiran R. Gadhave
Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, 1109 Experiment Street, Griffin, GA, 30223, USA
Interests: vector-virus interactions, plant RNA viruses, plant virology, insect vector biology, microbial ecology, rhizobacteria, plant-insect interactions
Dr. Loris Galli
Department of Earth, Environment and Life Sciences, Genoa University, Corso Europa 26, I-16132, Genova, Italy
Interests: Protura; soil microarthropods; Phylogeny of basal Hexapoda; Ground Arthropods; species diversity; Mediterranean habitats; biogeography
Dr. Maribet Gamboa
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Ehime University, Matsuyama, 7908577, Japan
Interests: aquatic organism genetics; Population Genomics; transcriptomics; Comparative genomics; proteomics; conservation genomics
Dr. Fatemeh Ganjisaffar
University of California Riverside
Interests: Integrated management of insect and mites, Biological control
Dr. Francesca Garganese
Department of Soil, Plant and Food Sciences (DiSSPA) General and Applied Entomology, University of Bari Aldo Moro, 70126 Bari, Italy
Interests: insects; fungi; Insect molecular biology; insect/plant interaction; insect rearing; bacteria/insects
Dr. Michael Garvey
232 Life Sciences Building, Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
Interests: plant-insect interactions; insect ecology; Ecoimmunology; parasitoids; host-parasite interactions; invertebrate pathology; baculoviruses; biological control; disease ecology; tritrophic interactions; predator-prey interactions
Dr. Francesc Gomez-Marco
Department of Entomology, University of California Riverside, CA 92521, USA
Interests: entomology; integrated pest management; biological control; Insect natural enemies ecology; Insect parasitoid ecology; Insect predator ecology; functional biodiversity
Dr. Ameya D. Gondhalekar
Department of Entomology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
Interests: urban entomology; Urban Pest Management; Indoor Pests; insect toxicology; insecticide resistance; Insect physiology; Insect molecular biology
Dr. Andrzej Grzywacz
Department of Ecology and Biogeography, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń 87-100, Poland
Interests: higher Diptera
Dr. Liuqi Gu
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, USA
Interests: gene expression, functional genomics, sex chromosome, Lepidoptera
Dr. Salvatore Guarino
Institute of Biosciences and Bioresources (IBBR), National Research Council of Italy (CNR), Corso Calatafimi 414, 90129 Palermo, Italy
Interests: chemical ecology of insect species; insect-plant interactions; stored product pests; trapping and sampling; Heteroptera
Dr. Devid Guastella
Ferrero, Hazelnut Company Complexe B, Rue de Trèves , L-2632 , FINDEL , Luxembourg
Interests: Classical taxonomy, Molecular systematics, Molecular biology, GIS, Whiteflies, Biocontrol, Parasitoids, IPM, Vector
Dr. Shunhua Gui
Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Department of Plants and Crops, Gent University, Ghent 9000, Belgium
Interests: RNAi; fruit fly; Insect physiology; neuropeptide
Dr. Mark Hall
Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, Western Sydney University, Richmond NSW 2777, Australia
Interests: Pollination, community ecology, agroecology, landscape ecology, meliponine bees, pollinator networks, trapping methods, bee microbiomes
Dr. Almuth Hammerbacher
Department of Zoology and Entomology, Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0028, South Africa
Interests: bark beetles; plant phenolics; insect-microbe interactions
Dr. Filip Harabiš
Department of Ecology, Faculty of Environmental Sciences, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, Kamýcká 129, 165 00, Prague - Suchdol, Czech Republic
Interests: Insect conservation, Freshwater ecology, Odonatology
Dr. Viktor Hartung
Center of Natural History (CeNak), Martin-Luther-King-Platz 3, 20146 Hamburg, Germany
Interests: Heteroptera; hemiptera; integrative taxonomy; systematics; evolution; biogeography; Bioacoustics; morphology; paleoentomology; amber fossils
Dr. Muhammad Haseeb
Entomology Program & Center for Biological Control, College of Agriculture and Food Sciences, Florida A&M University, 1740 South Martin L. King, Jr. Blvd. 308 South Perry Paige Bldg, Tallahassee, FL 32307-4100, USA
Interests: Develop pest management strategies for effective management of invasive and established pest insects in specialty crops; Impart training to stakeholders and clientele with respect to crop productivity and profitability; Develop and offer graduate and undergraduate courses in the entomology discipline
Dr. Jacqueline Heckenhauer
LOEWE Centre for Translational Biodiversity Genomics (LOEWE‐TBG), D-60325 Frankfurt, Germany
Department of Terrestrial Zoology, Entomology III, Senckenberg Research Institute and Natural History Museum Frankfurt, 60325 Frankfurt, Germany
Interests: molecular phylogenetics/phylogenomics; evolution; Comparative genomics; plastomes; genome assembly; repetitive elements; Dipterocarpaceae; DNA Barcoding; community phylogenetic structure
Dr. Nils Hein
The Zoological Research Museum Alexander Koenig, Adenauerallee 160, D-53113 Bonn, Germany
Interests: life-history traits; biodiversity; biogeography; high mountain ecology; araneae; dna-barcoding; Caucasus; Scandes (Norway)
Dr. Simon Hellemans
Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University, 1919-1 Tancha, Onna-son, Kunigami-gun, 904-0495 Okinawa, Japan
Interests: termites; parthenogenesis; symbiosis; Wolbachia; ecology
Dr. Marie Vestergaard Henriksen
Department of Landscape and Biodiversity, Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research, P.O. Box 115, NO-1431 Ås, Norway
Interests: insect pollination, host-parasitoid interactions, ecological networks, bumblebee biology, bumblebee foraging behaviour, parasitoid wasps, landscape ecology
Dr. William T. Hentley
The Department of Animal Plant Sciences, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK
Interests: Global Change Biology; insect–human ecology; ecological immunology; Trophic Interactions; bed bug; Coccinellidae; aphids
Dr. Tom Hill
The department of Moelcular Biosciences, University of Kansas, 4012 Harworth Hall, Lawrence, KS 66045, USA
Interests: Genomics; virus; transposable elements; immunity; population genetics; ecology
Dr. Christoph Hoffmann
Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI), Bundesforschungsinstitut für Kulturpflanzen Institut für Pflanzenschutz in Obst- und Weinbau Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants Institute for Plant Protection in Fruit Crops and Viticulture Geilweilerhof, 76833 Siebeldingen, Germany
Interests: Insect ecology, Plant protection, Insect Biodiversity, Scale insects, Scale insect parasitoids, Viticulture, mating disruption, vineyard fauna, functional biodiversity, predatory mites, Tortricid moths
Dr. Keng-Lou James Hung
University of Toronto
Interests: pollination ecology
Dr. David A. Ingber
Department of Biology, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA 18510, USA
Interests: Spodoptera; resistance; Bt; integrated pest management (IPM); insect resistance management (IRM); insect-plant interactions; host-strains; Invasive Species; insect behavior; herbivory-induced plant volatiles (HIPVs)
Dr. Rannveig Margrete Jacobsen
Norwegian Institute for Nature Research, Oslo P.O. Box 5685, Norway
Interests: forests; ecological entomology; species interactions; decomposition; dead wood; barcoding fungi; Network Analysis
Dr. Melissa A. Johnson
United States Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service, Hilo, HI 96720, USA
Interests: coffee berry borer, integrated pest management, sustainable agriculture, insect ecology, plant systematics, tropical agriculture, physical crop barriers, area-wide pest management, Hawaii
Dr. Costanza Jucker
Department of Food, Environmental and Nutritional Sciences, University of Milan, Via Celoria 2, 20133 Milan, Italy
Interests: invasive insect species; biological control; monitoring; parasitoids; insects for protein production; & amp; lt; i& gt; hermetia illucens& /i& bioconversion; bioehtology
Dr. Madhavi L. Kakumanu
Department of Entomology & Plant Pathology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695-7647, USA
Interests: urban entomology; ticks; vector biology and Insect-microbe interactions
Dr. Aron D. Katz
1. Construction Engineering Research Laboratory, United States Army Corps of Engineers, 2902 Newmark Dr., Champaign, IL 61826, USA 2. Illinois Natural History Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, 1816 South Oak St., Champaign, IL 61820, USA
Interests: Systematics, Taxonomy, Biospeleology, Biogeography, Conservation, Phylogenetics, Phylogeography, Collembola
Dr. Jessica Kevill
Department of Veterinary Population Medicine, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN 55113, USA
Interests: pathogens; viruses; deformed wing virus; social insects; honey bees
Dr. Ai Kitazumi
Department of Plant and Soil Science, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, USA
Interests: analysis of genome; transcriptome and epigenome of transgressive segregation in plants
Dr. Małgorzata Kłyś
Associate Professor of Institute of Biology, Department of Ecology and Environmental Protection, Pedagogical University of Kraków, Podchorążych 2, Kraków 30-084, Poland
Interests: stored product insect biology and ecology; non-chemical insect pest control; protection of stored food products
Dr. Katarzyna Kmieć
University of Life Sciences in Lublin, Faculty of Agriculture and Landscape Architecture, Department of Plant Protection, 20-069 Lublin, Leszczynskiego 7
Interests: aphids, galling insects, insect-plant interactions, plant pests
Dr. Philip Kohlmeier
Institute of Organismic and Molecular and Evolution, Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Mainz, Germany
Interests: Social insects, Gene expression, Social behavior, social evolution, ants, division of labor
Dr. Kazumu Kuramitsu
University of Tsukuba
Interests: parasitoid; woodwasp; Siricidae; Ibaliidae; Ibalia; Tremex; HIPV
Dr. Suyog S. Kuwar
Department of Entomology, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany
Interests: Insect physiology; plant insect interactions; bioinformatics; Genomics; transcriptomics; proteomics
Dr. Roseli La Corte
Laboratório de Entomologia e Parasitologia Tropical, Universidade Federal de Sergipe, São Cristóvão 49100, Brazil
Interests: medical entomology; vector ecology; vector control; mosquito diversity; mosquito taxonomy
Dr. Alice Laciny
2nd Zoological Department, Natural History Museum Vienna, Burgring 7, 1010 Vienna, Austria
Interests: myrmecology, integrative taxonomy, parasitology, morphology, morphometry, EvoDevo, social insects, caste evolution, phenotypic integration
Dr. Sriyanka Lahiri
Department of Entomology and Nematology, Gulf Coast Research and Education Center, University of Florida, 14625 CR 672, Wimauma, FL 33598, USA
Interests: biological control, invasive insect, host plant resistance, integrated pest management, strawberry, small fruit crops, thrips, mites, stink bugs, aphids
Dr. Chloe Lahondere
Department of Biochemistry, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
Interests: mosquito, kissing bug, thermal biology, neuroethology, physiology
Dr. Anu Lähteenmäki-Uutela
Environmental Policy Centre, Finnish Environment Institute
Interests: Law; regulation; just transition; innovation; marketing
Dr. Srinivas Lanka
Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
Interests: ipm; toxicology; row crops; stored product insects; fruit crops; plant resistance
Dr. Sarah Page Lawson
Department of Biological Sciences, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT, USA 06518
Interests: Social insects, pollinator health and nutrition, native bees, social aphids
Dr. Garrett League
Department of Entomology, Cornell University, 3131 Comstock Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Interests: mosquito; pathogen; immunity; Physiology; metamorphosis; Circulation; reproduction; blood feeding; behavior; flight acoustics
Dr. Antoine Lecocq
Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Thorvaldsensvej 40, DK-1871 Frederiksberg C, Copenhagen, Denmark
Interests: insect pathology; behaviour; food and feed; bees; production
Dr. Kwang-Zin Lee
Fraunhofer Institute for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology IME, branch of bioresources, pest and vector control department, Ohlebergsweg 12, D35392 Giessen, Germany
Interests: insect pathogens; insect virus; entomopathogenic fungi; entomopathogenic bacteria; Biocontrol; honeybee immunity; host-pathogen interactions
Dr. Dedong Li
Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, BST S733, 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
Interests: Galleria Mellonella; fungi; infection; immunity; antimicrobial agents
Dr. Xuankun Li
Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, McGuire Center, 3215 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Interests: Systematic Entomology; phylogenetics; diptera; target capture; mitochondrial genome
Dr. Ling-Hsiu Liao
Department of Entomology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
Interests: honeybee; environmental stress
Dr. Sukovata Lidia
Forest Research Institute, Warsaw, Poland
Interests: forest insects; Population dynamics; pheromones/lures; traps; insect ecology; insect monitoring; defoliators; bark beetles; cockchafers; tree resistance to insects; parasitoids
Dr. Lidia Limonta
DeFENS, Università Statale di Milano, Milan, Italy
Interests: aphids; alien insects; stored products insects; Heteroptera biodiversity
Dr. Simone Lioy
Department of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences, University of Turin, 10095 Grugliasco (Turin), Italy
Interests: pollination; honey bees; wasps; Hymenoptera; ecosystem service; Biological Invasions; pest management; vespa velutina; monitoring; species distribution modelling
Dr. Gabriella Lo Verde
Department of Agricultural, Food and Forest Sciences, University of Palermo, Viale delle Scienze 90128 Palermo, Italy
Interests: biological control, invasive species, agriculture entomology, forest entomology, insect-plant interactions
Dr. Augusto Loni
Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment, Pisa University, Via del Borghetto, 80-56124 Pisa, Italy
Interests: Biodiversity, Braconids, Bio-control, Community structure, Syrphids, Pest-management
Dr. Yun Ma
(1) Department of Functional Morphology and Biomechanics, Kiel University, Kiel, 24105, Germany (2) School of Mechatronical Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, 100081, China
Interests: cuticle, insect wing, insect flight, biomechanics and functional morphology
Dr. HaDi MaBouDi
Department of Computer Science, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S1 4DP, UK
Interests: computational neuroethology; cognition; neuroscience; computational biology
Dr. Filipe Madeira
Department of Environmental and Ecosystem Management, Mountains of Research Collaborative Laboratory, 5301-358 Bragança, Portugal
Interests: biological pest control; insect movement/spillover; insect natural enemies; carbon and nitrogen stable isotopes; agricultural landscape; conservation biological control; crop protection; integrated pest management; insect biology and ecology; agricultural entomology; crop management
Dr. Giulia Magoga
Department of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (DISAA), Università degli studi di Milano, via Celoria 2, 20133, Milan, Italy
Interests: Chrysomelidae systematics, Coleoptera DNA-Barcoding, Coleoptera DNA-Metabarcoding, Coleoptera molecular species delimitation, Chrysomelidae molecular taxonomy, Palearctic Chrysomelidae morphological taxonomy
Dr. Luis Carlos Martínez
Department of General Biology, Federal University of Viçosa, Viçosa, Minas Gerais 36570–000, Brazil
Interests: Cell Biology; biochemistry and insect physiology; toxicology on insects and ecological populations
Dr. Francesco Martoni
Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR), Agriculture Victoria Research, AgriBio Centre, 5 Ring Road, Bundoora VIC 3083, Australia
Interests: hemiptera; psyllids (Sternorrhyncha: Psylloidea); DNA Barcoding; phylogenetics; molecular entomology; taxonomy; systematics
Dr. Angela Meccariello
Department of Life Sciences, Imperial College London, London SW7 2AZ, UK
Interests: synthetic biology; genome engineering; insect control; sex determination in insects; gene editing; Y chromosome in insects; M factor in insects
Dr. Bradley N. Metz
Dept. of Entomology & Plant Pathology; NC State University; Raleigh, NC 27529, USA
Interests: social insects, chemical communication, male reproduction, honey bees, drones
Dr. Sárospataki Miklós
Department of Zoology and Animal Ecology, Szent István University, Páter Károly utca 1, Gödöllő 2100, Hungary
Interests: entomology; insect ecology; nature conservation; biology of wild bees; ecology
Dr. Mary Katherine Mills
Department of Biology and Geology, University of South Carolina Aiken, Aiken, SC 29801, USA
Interests: vector; diptera; vitellogenesis; transcriptomics; culicoides; stomoxys; miRNA; immunohistochemistry; Molecular Biology; Virology
Dr. Ivan Milosavljević
Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
Interests: Biological Invasions; Invasive Species; biological control; parasitoids; Species distribution models; ecological modeling; multivariate analysis; life-table invasion models
Dr. Dushyant Mishra
Department of Genetics and Genome sciences, University of Connecticut Health, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
Interests: drosophila; metabolism; learning and memory; insects; genetics; aging
Dr. Priyanka Mittapelly
University of Richmond, USDA APHIS PPQ, Brighton, Michigan 48116, USA
Interests: Molecular Biology; functional studies; rna interference; plant-insect/ insect-microbe interactions; Insect physiology; insect-vector biology; metatranscriptome; microbiome studies; insect rearing and artificial diets
Dr. Eric Moise
Natural Resources Canada - Canadian Forest Service, Corner Brook, NL, A2H 5G4, Canada
Interests: Insect Pests; forests; herbivory; Plant defense; integrated pest management; Global Change Biology; Ecophysiology; winter ecology
Dr. Fabio Mosconi
CREA - DC Council for Agricultural Research and Economics - Research Centre for Plant Protection and Certification
Interests: conservation detection dogs; insect ecology; Lepidoptera; Coleoptera; cave dwelling lepidoptera; saproxylic beetles; insular insect communities
Dr. Raimondas Mozūraitis
1) Institute of Ecology, Nature Research Centre, Vilnius, LT-08412, Lithuania
2) Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, SE-106 91, Sweden
Interests: Chemical ecology of insects, plants, and microorganisms; semiochemicals; gas chromatography – electroantennographic detection (GC-EAD); sampling of natural products; olfaction; integrated pest management (IPM)
Dr. Kumaran Nagalingam
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, GPO Box 2583, Brisbane, Queensland 4001, Australia
Interests: Molecular ecology, transcriptomics, insect behaviour, biological control, insect-plant interaction
Dr. Yu-Shin Nai
Department of Entomology, National Chung Hsing University, No. 145, Xingda Road, Taichung 402, Taiwan
Interests: insect pathology; baculovirus; nucleopolyhedrovirus; entomopathogenic fungi; insect microbiome
Dr. Byju Nambidiyattil Govindan
Forest Resources, University of Minnesota Twin Cities, Minneapolis, USA
Interests: invasive ecology; phenology and population dynamics modeling; climate change; pest management; insect-plant interactions; metapopulation dynamics; biological control
Prof. Dr. Oldřich Nedvěd
Department of Zoology, University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice 37011, Czech Republic
Interests: Coccinellidae; aposematism; biological control; invasion ecology; cold hardiness; photoperiodism.
Dr. Surendra Neupane
Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida, Lake Alfred,FL 33850, USA
Interests: Resistance genes, entomology, NBS-LRR genes, Soybean aphid, soybean cyst nematode, Wolbachia, Diaphorina citri, Citrus
Dr. Rachele Nieri
Department of Horticulture, Oregon State University, 4017 Agriculture and Life Sciences, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
Interests: behavior; vibrational communication; pest control; behavior manipulation; biotremology; Sociobiology; Bioacoustics
Dr. Edmund J. Norris
Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32605, USA
Interests: resistance; mosquitoes; insecticides; natural products; mechanisms of action; plant essential oils; biorational control; repellents; public health pests; ticks
Dr. Francesco Nugnes
National Research Council (CNR), Institute for Sustainable Plant Protection, 80055 Portici, Italy
Interests: Invasive Species; Endosymbionts; integrative taxonomy; phylogenetics; biological control; agriculture entomology
Dr. Scott O'Neal
Department of Entomology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68588, USA
Interests: insect physiology, toxicology, vector biology, immunity, honey bee, mosquito, virology, insecticide resistance
Dr. Thomas A. O'Shea-Wheller
Department of Entomology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 70803, USA
Interests: social insects; superorganism; behavior; self-organization; Decentralization; heterogeneity; plasticity; Hymenoptera
Dr. Richard Odemer
Julius Kuehn-Institute (JKI), Federal Research Centre for Cultivated Plants, Institute for Bee Protection, 38104 Brunswick, Germany
Interests: bees; Apiculture; beekeeping; apis mellifera; Varroa destructor; nosema; risk assessment; Plant Protection; neonicotinoids; Glyphosate based herbicides; Ecotoxicology
Dr. Shüné Oliver
1. Vector Control Reference Laboratory, Centre for Emerging, Zoonotic & Parasitic Diseases, National Institute for Communicable Diseases, Johannesburg2001, South Africa;
2. Wits Research Institute for Malaria, School of Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
Interests: vector biology; entomology; insecticide resistance; insect immunity
Dr. Ksenia S. Onufrieva
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Interests: ipm; mating disruption; pheromone traps; Population Ecology; gypsy moth
Dr. Ian Patterson
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place Liverpool L3 5QA, UK
Interests: viruses, arbovirus, insect-specific virus, virus mutants, biochemistry
Dr. María Pérez-Marcos
Biological Control & Ecosystem Services Laboratory, Instituto Murciano de Investigación y Desarrollo Agrario y Alimentario (IMIDA), C/Mayor s/n, E-30150 La Alberca, Spain
Interests: Insect pollinators, Wild bees ecology, Forensic Entomology, Insect pollination of crops, interaction plant-pollinators
Dr. Lindsey C. Perkin
USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Southern Plains Agricultural Research Center, College Station, TX, USA
Interests: Genomics; transcriptomics; RNAi; molecular-based pest control; weevils
Dr. Christina Pilz
Pessl Instruments GmbH, Werksweg 107, A-8160 Weiz, Austria
Interests: biological control with entomopathogenic fungi or entomoparasitic nematodes; Western Corn Rootworm & amp; Diabrotica virgifera& remotely monitoring devices (insect trap systems); Automatically detection/AI and tracking of insects in trapping devices
Prof. Christian W. W. Pirk
Social Insects Research Group, Department of Zoology & Entomology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
Interests: Behavioural Ecology; Chemical ecology; social insects; Molecular ecology; evolution
Dr. Mateusz Płóciennik
Department of Invertebrate Zoology & Hydrobiology, Faculty of Biology & Environmental Protection, University of Lodz, 12/16 Banacha, 90-237 Lodz, Poland
Interests: Chironomidae; benthos community ecology; Palaeoecology
Dr. Daniele Porretta
Department of Environmental Biology, Sapienza University, Rome, 00185, Italy
Interests: evolutionary ecology; population genetics; hybridization; predatory and cannibalistic interactions; insecticide resistance; pest control
Dr. Dana L. Price
Department of Biological Sciences, Salisbury University, Salisbury, USA
Interests: Hymenoptera; Scarabaeoidea; beetle; taxonomy
Dr. Arun Rajamohan
Insect Cryobiology and Ecophysiology Unit, Edward T. Schafer Agricultural Research Center, USDA-ARS, Fargo, ND 58102, USA
Interests: Tephritidae, Apidae, cryopreservation, cryobiology, bees, germplasm, conservation, vitrification, stress biology, diapause
Dr. Swapna Priya Rajarapu
Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 27609,USA
Interests: Insect physiology, biochemistry, transcriptomics, proteomics, plant-insect interactions
Dr. Mohsen M. Ramadan
State of Hawaii Department of Agriculture, Division of Plant Industry, Plant Pest Control Branch 1428 South King Street, Honolulu, HI 96814, USA
Interests: classical and augmentative biological control, searches and introductions of natural enemies of insect pests and weeds, insect biology and mass rearing of fruit fly parasitoids
Dr. Manuela Ramalho
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Interests: microbiome; bacterial community; evolutionary history; UCE; Formicidae and microbial diversity
Dr. Leonid Rasran
Universitaet fuer Bodenkultur Wien, Wien, Austria
Interests: pollinators; plant ecology
Dr. Katy Reed
Forest Research, Centre for Ecosystems, Society and Biosecurity, Alice Holt Lodge, Farnham, Surrey GU10 4LH, UK
Interests: new and emerging forest pests; insect life histories; tree-pest-pathogen interactions; Dendrochronology; Forest biodiversity; climate change
Dr. Lawrence E. Reeves
Entomology and Nematology Department, University of Florida, Vero Beach, FL, 32962, USA
Interests: mosquito; Culicidae; blood meal analysis; biodiversity; mosquito ecology; mosquito biology; vectors; vector ecology; entomology; DNA Barcoding
Dr. Michele Ricupero
Dipartimento di Agricoltura, University of Catania, Alimentazione e Ambiente, via Santa Sofia 100, Catania, Italy
Interests: Ecotoxicology; pesticide side effects; insect trophic interactions; insect rearing; risk-assessment; vocs; functional response; diet regimens; insecticide toxicology; biological control; integrated pest management
Dr. Monique Rivera
Department of Entomology, University of California- Riverside, 900 University Ave, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
Interests: agroecology, agriculture, integrated pest management, entomopathogenic nematodes, chemical ecology, citrus, asian citrus psyllid, biological control
Dr. Loren J. Rivera-Vega
Entomology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77845, USA
Interests: plant-insect interactions, chemical ecology, plant defenses, insect counter defenses, plant-insect-fungal interactions
Dr. Joe Roberts
Centre for Integrated Pest Management, Department of Crop and Environment Sciences, Harper Adams University, Edgmond, TF10 8NB, UK
Interests: Chemical ecology; plant-insect interactions; integrated pest management; biopesticides; semiochemicals
Dr. Karl Robinson
Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation, Centre for Horticultural Sciences, The University of Queensland, Brisbane 4072, Queensland, Australia
Interests: rna interference; RNAi delivery; lepidopteran; hemiptera; horticulture; plants; plant viruses; vector transmission; nanoparticles; mammalian viruses
Dr. Álvaro Rodríguez González
Universidad de León Escuela de Ingeniería Agraria y Forestal Avenida de Portugal nº41, 24071 (León) Avenida de Astorga s/n, 24401 (Ponferrada) España
Interests: vineyards; insect pest; biological control of insects; mass trapping; coleoptera cerambycidae; cerambycids insects; Xylotrechus spp.; Acanthoscelides spp.
Dr. Julio Rodriguez-Andres
The Peter Doherty Insitute, The University of Melbourne, Victoria 3010, Australia
Interests: chikungunya; mosquito immunity; Semliki Forest virus; Ross River virus; cell line
Prof. Dr. Magdalena Maria Rost-Roszkowska
University of Silesia in Katowice, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Institute of Biology, Biotechnology and Environmental Protection, Bankowa 9, 40-007 Katowice, Poland
Interests: digestive system; ultrastructure; cell death; Apoptosis; autophagy; midgut; Cell Biology
Dr. Jason A. Rothman
Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
Interests: social bees; solitary bees; Ecotoxicology; microbiome; metabolomics; < i> Nosema< /i> insect-microbe
Dr. Travis W. Rusch
Department of Entomology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA
Interests: blowflies; temperatures; ecology; bumblebee; THERMAL BIOLOGY
Dr. Simone Sabatelli
Department of Biology and Biotechnology "Charles Darwin", Sapienza Rome University, Rome, Italy
Interests: insects; phylogeny; biogeography; taxonomy; evolutionary ecology; conservation genetics; host plant-insect interactions; water beetles
Dr. Marta I. Saloña-Bordas
Departamento de Zoología y Biología Celular Animal, Facultad Ciencia y Tecnología, UPV/EHU, Campus de Leioa, Barrio de Sarriena s/n, 48940‐Bilbao, Spain
Interests: forensic entomology and acarology; Environmental Ethics; animal Ethics
Dr. Kishan Sambaraju
Natural Resources Canada Canadian Forest Service - Laurentian Forestry Centre 1055 du PEPS, Québec, QC G1V 4C7
Interests: forest insects; climate change; Landscape Ecology; outbreaks; forest diseases; modelling; Mapping; gis; Biological Invasions; non-native pests; Climate; weather; models; Species distribution models; Population dynamics; epidemiology; spread; insect phenol
Dr. Diego Santos-Garcia
Laboratory of Biometry and Evolutionary Biology, University Lyon 1 - UMR CNRS 5558, Bat. G. Mendel, 16 rue Raphael DUBOIS 69622, VILLEURBANNE Cedex, France
Interests: insect-bacteria symbiosis; whiteflies; Comparative genomics; phylogenetics; molecular evolution; metabolic reconstruction
Dr. Leslie S. Saul-Gershenz
Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Interests: chemical ecology, pollen chemistry, pollination ecology, parasite-host interactions, mimicry, bees, solar energy
Dr. Sara Savoldelli
Department of Food, Environmental and Nutritional Sciences, University of Milan, Via Celoria, 2-20133 Milan, Italy
Interests: stored-product insects; integrated pest management; mating disruption; monitoring; insect as feed and food; insect rearing; museum pests
Dr. Martin Schebeck
Institute of Forest Entomology, Forest Pathology and Forest Protection, Department of Forest and Soil Sciences, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, A-1190 Vienna, Austria
Interests: bark beetle; forest entomology; Molecular ecology; phylogeography; Endosymbionts; diapause; Overwintering; temperature-dependent development
Dr. Stefanie Schirmeier
Institut für Neuro- und Verhaltensbiologie, Badestr. 9, 48149 Münster, Germany.
Interests: neurobiology; glia; glia-neuron interactions; metabolism; genetically encoded metabolite sensors
Dr. Thomas L. Schmidt
School of BioSciences, Bio21 Institute, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria 3010, Australia
Interests: Population Genomics; dispersal; Biological Invasions
Dr. Michael Seiter
Department of Evolutionary Biology, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Interests: Amblypygi; predatory mites in foraging context; life history studies in scorpions
Dr. Camilla R. Sharkey
Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN 55108, USA
Interests: Colour Vision; visual ecology; polarization vision; Insect Vision; opsin evolution; electrophysiology; transcriptomics
Department of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan No.1, Ren-Ai Road Sec. 1, Taipei 100, Taiwan
Interests: aedes aegypti; dengue virus; zika; immunity; development
Dr. Deepak Shrestha
Department of Entomology & Nematology, The University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Interests: insect plant interaction; plant virus; biological control; insect pest management; Electrical penetration graph, insect behaviors modification
Dr. Anna Simonetto
Department of Molecular and Translational Medicine, University of Brescia, Brescia 25123, Italy
Interests: data science, population dynamics, pests, invasive species, ecology, spread models, species distribution modeling, machine learning
Dr. Kumar Saurabh Singh
University of Exeter, Penryn Campus, Penryn, Cornwall, TR10 9FE, UK
Interests: insect genomics; agriculture insect pests; bioinformatics; Population Genomics; phylogenomics and comparative genomics; host-plant-pest interactions
Dr. Oksana Skaldina
Department of Environmental and Biological Sciences, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio 70211, Finland
Interests: agricultural entomology; applied entomology; biodiversity; biomonitoring; ecological indicators; ecosystem services; environmental pollution; insect ecology; insect environmental biology; insect science; Hymenoptera; social insects
Dr. Jiri Skuhrovec
Crop Research Institute Prague, Czech Republik
Interests: biological control; invasion ecology of invertebrates; biology and ecology of arthropod pests (phytophagous beetles, aphids and other herbivorous taxa); pre-dispersal seed predation; ecological entomology; insect-plant interactions – herbivory; seed predation by invertebrates; environmental factors of insect development; ecology, biology and morphology of immature stages and taxonomy of Curculionidae
Dr. John Soghigian
Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27607, USA
Interests: Vector Biology, Systematics, Genomics, Population Genetics, Comparative Methods, Evolution, Ecology
Dr. Judith M. Stahl
Department of Environmental Science, Policy, & Management, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Interests: biological control, parasitoid, invasive species, stink bug, behavioral ecology, orchard IPM
Dr. Kyran Staunton
College of Public Health, Medical and Veterinary Sciences, James Cook University, Smithfield, Australia
Interests: aedes aegypti; mosquitoes; ecology; surveillance; mosquito traps
Dr. Lars Straub
Institute of Bee Health, University of Bern, 3012 Bern, Switzerland
Interests: pollination; Ecotoxicology; wild bees; neonicotinoids; Interactions
Dr. Huahua Sun
Department of Biology, Duke University, 130 Science Dr., Bio. Sci. Bldg, Room 219, Durham, NC 27708, USA
Interests: neurotoxicology; neurobiology; insect ion channel/receptor; voltage-gated sodium channel; nAChRs; gaba receptors; insect olfaction; human disease vectors; Anopheles; Aedes; agricultural pests
Dr. Andrew D. Sweet
Department of Biological Sciences, Arkansas State University, State University, AR 72467 USA
Interests: insect systematics; phylogenomics; Population Genomics; bioinformatics; host-parasite coevolution; mitochondrial genome evolution; parasitic lice
Dr. Hajnalka Szentgyörgyi
Institute of Botany, Faculty of Biology, Jagiellonian University, Kraków 30-387, Poland
Interests: pollinator ecology; Bee Biology; solitary bee behaviour; drivers of pollinator decline; heavy metal pollution; organismal symmetry
Dr. András Tartally
Department of Evolutionary Zoology and Human Biology, University of Debrecen, Egyetem tér 1,4032, Debrecen, Hungary
Interests: ants, myrmecology, myrmecophily, invasive ants
Dr. Zsolt Tóth
Institute for Soil Sciences and Agricultural Chemistry, Centre for Agricultural Research; Herman Ottó út 15, Budapest H-1022, Hungary
Interests: soil biodiversity, soil biota, litter decomposition, detritivory, millipede (Diplopoda), woodlouse (Isopoda: Oniscidea), soil function, functional trait, anthropogenic effect
Dr. Kévin Tougeron
Earth and Life Institute, Biodiversity Research Centre UCLouvain, L7.07.04, Croix du Sud, 4-5, b-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve Belgium
Interests: climate change; phenology; parasitoid; aphids; diapause; seasonal ecology; life-history traits; species interactions; integrated pest management
Dr. Brenna E. Traver
Department of Biology, Penn State Schuylkill, Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972, USA
Interests: honey bees; Molecular Biology; pathogens; colony loss
Dr. Antonios Tsagkarakis
Department of Crop Science, Agricultural University of Athens, Athens, 1155, Greece
Interests: Auchenorrhyncha, Xylella fastidiosa vectors, Aphrophoridae, leafhoppers, Agricultural Entomology, Integrated Pest Management, leafminers, apiculture, Unmanned Aerial Systems in agriculture
Dr. Haralabos Tsolakis
Department of Agricultural and Forest Science, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
Interests: phytoseiidae
Prof. Dr. Wuchun Tu
Department of Entomology, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung 40227, Taiwan
Interests: vector entomology; medical parasitology
Dr. Shaun Turney
Concordia University Montreal, QC Canada
Interests: insects; community ecology; macroecology; community assembly; functional traits
Dr. Venera I. Tyukmaeva
Department of Biological and Environmental Science, University of Jyväskylä, 40014, Finland
Interests: drosophila; genetics; gene editing; RNAi; cold tolerance
Dr. Hiroko Udaka
Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606-8502, Japan
Interests: Life cycle, photoperiodic response, diapause, distribution, thermal tolerance
Dr. Pablo Urbaneja-Bernat
Department of Entomology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
Interests: biological control; integrated pest management; Behavioural Ecology; Chemical ecology
Dr. Barbara Van Asch
Department of Genetics, Stellenbosch University, Private Bag X1, Matieland 7602, South Africa
Interests: Mitogenomics; phylogeography; phylogenetics; DNA Barcoding; population genetics; population structure; edible species; olive pests
Dr. Enrique Vargas-Osuna
Departamento de Agronomía. Campus Rabanales, Edificio "Celestino Mutis" Carretera Nacional IV, Km 396, Universidad de Córdoba, 14014 CÓRDOBA Spain
Interests: applied entomology; Lepidoptera pest; biological control; entomopathogens; Interactions; efficacy; sublethal effects
Dr. Christopher A. Varnon
Department of Psychology, Converse College, Spartanburg, SC 29302, USA
Interests: Hymenoptera; Blattidae; learning; memory; conditioning; behavioral ecology; comparative psychology
Dr. Anneke A. Veenstra
Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia
Interests: Cecidomyiid gall midges; biology; taxonomy and phylogeny; plant-insect-fungi interactions
Dr. Herbert Venthur
Departamento de Ciencias Químicas y Recursos Naturales, Laboratorio de Química Ecológica, Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile
Interests: insect chemical ecology; Molecular Biology; molecular modelling; odorant-binding proteins; odorant receptors
Dr. Eve Veromann
Chair of Plant Health, Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Kreutzwaldi 5-D243, Tartu 51014, Estonia
Interests: Beneficial insects, parasitoids, predators, pollinators, agricultural landscape management, biocontrol, ecosystem services, risk assessment, sustainable pest management, organic farming
Dr. Jozsef Vuts
Department of Biointeractions and Crop Protection - Chemical Ecology, Rothamsted Research, West Common, Harpenden AL5 2JQ, UK
Interests: plant-insect interactions; Chemical ecology; semiochemicals; Behavioural Ecology; volatiles; Pheromones; ipm
Dr. Ann-Marie Waldvogel (née Oppold)
Molecular Ecology Group, Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre 60325 Frankfurt, Germany
Interests: population genomics, chironomids, temperature adaptation, mutation rates
Dr. David Wari
Okayama University, Institute of Plant Science and Resources, Kurashiki, Okayama 710-0046, Japan
Interests: integrated pest management; biological control; environmental science; Plant Protection; Molecular Biology; agricultural and applied entomology; insecticide resistance; insect rearing; insect ecology; metabolomics; Chemical ecology; tritrophic interactions; plant-insect interactions; plant-microbe-insect interactions; Plant defense
Dr. Thomas Wassmer
Biology Department, Siena Heights University, Adrian, MI 49221, USA
Interests: Dung Beetles; Scarabaeoidea; Sphaeridiinae; community ecology; phenology; Ecophysiology; climate crisis
Dr. Lauren Weidner
ASU New College, Arizona State University, West campus, Glendale, AZ, 85306, USA
Interests: forensic entomology, Calliphoridae, blow flies, PMI estimation, carrion ecology, decomposition ecology
Dr. Carrie Wells
Department of Biological Sciences, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, 9201 University City Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
Interests: butterfly ecology; population genetics; & amp; lt; em& gt; Speyeria diana& /em& biogeography; conservation biology
Prof. Dr. Karina Wieczorek
Faculty of Natural Sciences, Institute of Biology, Biotechnology and Environmental Protection, University of Silesia in Katowice, Bankowa 9 40-007 Katowice Poland
Interests: insects, aphids, alien species, invasive species, taxonomy, phylogeny, evolution, reproduction, reproductive system
Dr. Greg Wiggins
National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis, University of Tennessee, 1122 Volunteer Blvd., Ste. 106, Knoxville, TN 37996-3410, USA
Interests: Invasive Species; biological control; forest entomology; Spatial Analysis; non-target impacts; insect-plant interactions; insect ecology
Dr. Houston Wilson
Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
Interests: biological control; orchards; vineyards; mating disruption; Landscape Ecology; plant-insect interactions; dispersal; Sterile Insect Technique
Dr. Jerome Keaton Wilson
School of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85701 USA
Interests: plant-insect interactions, data science, herbivory, species distribution modeling, machine learning, ecology, biogeography
Dr. Wei Xu
Agricultural Sciences, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia
Interests: insect olfaction; gustation; Chemical ecology; molecular biology and biological control
Dr. Chin-Cheng Scotty Yang
Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere, Kyoto University, Gokasho, Uji, Kyoto 611-0011, Japan
Interests: urban entomology; Invasion Biology; Sociobiology; Molecular ecology; Inset-Microbial interactions
Dr. Jothi Kumar Yuvaraj
Department of Biology, Lund University, SE-221 00 Lund, Sweden
Interests: insect chemical ecology; olfaction; odorant receptors; Moth sex pheromones; Odorant and pheromone receptor evolution
Dr. Zbigniew Zając
Chair and Department of Biology and Parasitology, Medical University of Lublin, Poland
Interests: ticks; dermacentor reticulatus; ixodes ricinus; vector; vector ecology
Dr. Caroline Zanchi
Institute for Evolution and Biodiversity, University of Münster, Hüfferstraße 1, DE-48149 Münster, Germany
Interests: infection biology; insect ecology; insect immunity; ecological immunology; phenotypic plasticity; Molecular ecology; host pathogen interactions; entomopathogenic fungi
Dr. Chen Zha
Department of Entomology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08854, USA
Interests: Cockroach, bed bug, household pest, chemical ecology, integrated pest management, urban entomology, toxicology
Dr. Konstantina Zografou
Department of Ecology and Evolution, Community Ecolgy division, University of Bern, Bern, 3012, Switzerland
Interests: butterflies, Orthoptera, climate change, conservation, phenology, diversity, population trajectories, ecological networks
Dr. Christine P. Zolnik
Department of Biology, Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
Interests: disease ecology; microbial ecology; vector-borne diseases; ectoparasites; microbiome
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