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Topical Advisory Panel Members (271)

Dr. Davide Rassati

DAFNAE-Entomology, University of Padova, viale dell'Università 16, 35020 Legnaro, PD, Italy
Interests: invasive species; surveillance; wood-boring beetles; trapping
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Dr. Aaron D. Gross
Assistant Professor of Molecular Physiology and Toxicology Laboratory, Department of Entomology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
Interests: Insecticide toxicology; tick-host interaction; vector-borne diseases; biochemistry and molecular physiology; neurophysiology; neurotoxicology; insecticide resistance; pollinator health; pollinator pests; public/animal pests; natural product chemistry
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Dr. Stefano Speranza

Department Agricultural and Forestry Sciences, University of Tuscia, 01100 Viterbo, Italy
Interests: invasive species; insect-microorganism interaction; mathematical models for IPM
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Dr. Faith M. Oi
Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Interests: integrated pest management; structural pests; termites; food safety
Dr. Aya Yanagawa
Research Institute for Sustainable Humanosphere, Kyoto University, Uji 611-0011, Japan
Interests: disease defence mechanism in insects; olfactory; gustatory; immunology; biological control; entomopathogenic fungi; plant-insect interactions
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Dr. Lekhnath Kafle
Department of Tropical Agriculture and International Cooperation, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, 1, Sheufu Rd, Neipu, Pingtung 91201, Taiwan
Interests: Integrated Pest Management (IPM); urban insect pests; non-chemical insect pest control; apiculture
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Dr. Matteo Marcantonio
Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Interests: invasive mosquito ecology; species dispersal theory and application; population dynamics and modelling; functional traits and biogeography; ecological informatics
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Prof. Dr. Andrew B. Nuss
Department of Agriculture, Veterinary, and Rangeland Sciences, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557, USA
Interests: insect physiology; neuropeptides; insect olfaction; vector biology
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Dr. Simone Tosi
Epidemiology Unit, University Paris Est, ANSES (French Agency for Food, Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety) Animal Health Laboratory Maisons-Alfort, France
Interests: bees; ecotoxicology; nutrition; monitoring; animal behaviour; sublethal effects; risk assessment; exposure assessment; interactions; interactive effects; chemical mixtures
Assoc. Prof. Antonella Di Palma
Department of the Sciences of Agriculture, Food and Environment, University of Foggia, Via Napoli 25, 7122 Foggia, FG, Italy
Interests: electron microscopy techniques applied to mites and insects; mite and insect ultrastructure, functional anatomy and morphology; reproductive system and accessory structures involved in reproduction in Gamasida mites; systematic and taxonomy of Mesostigmata mites and Tarsonemidae (Heterostigmata) mites; sensory organs in insects; scanning electron microscopy images and user-friendly identification keys
Dr. Grant Kirker
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USDA-FS Forest Products Laboratory, Madison, WI 53726, USA
Interests: wood biodeterioration; wood durability and preservation; heartwood extractives, termite fungal interactions
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Dr. Neil Kirk Hillier
Department of Biology, Acadia University, 33 Westwood Ave., Wolfville, NS B4P 2R6, Canada
Interests: insect chemical ecology; olfaction; neuroethology; pheromones; integrated pest management; speciation
Dr. Hannes Schuler

Faculty of Science and Technology, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Universitätsplatz 5, 39100 Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Interests: Wolbachia; endosymbionts; invasive species; Tephritidae; Psyllidae
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Associate Professor Julien Pétillon

CNRS-UMR 6553 ECOBIO, Université de Rennes 1, F-35042 Rennes, France
Interests: diversification; arachnology; salt marshes
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Dr. Mike J. Goblirsch
U.S. Department Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Thad Cochran Southern Horticultural Laboratory, 810 Highway 26 West, Poplarville, MS, USA
Interests: insect cell culture; in vitro systems; insect pathology; honey bee biology
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Dr. David Baracchi
Dipartimento di Biologia, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Via Madonna del Piano 6, 50019 Sesto Fiorentino, Italy
Interests: animal; insect; honeybee; social bees; ants; social wasps
Dr. Neelendra K. Joshi
Department of Entomology, University of Arkansas, 319 Agriculture Building, Fayetteville, AR 72701, USA
Interests: pollinator health; fruit entomology; IPM; toxicology
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Dr. Nathan S. Little
USDA-ARS Southern Insect Management Research Unit, 141 Experiment Station Road, Stoneville, MS 38776, USA
Interests: insecticide resistance management; integrated pest management; plant-insect interactions
Dr. Eunho Suh
Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics and Department of Entomology, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Interests: medical entomology; mosquitoes; thermal ecology of malaria transmission; insecticide resistance; chemical ecology; Wolbachia
Dr. Mani Shrestha
Bio-Inspired Digital Sensing Lab (BIDs-Lab), School of Media and Communication, RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC 3001, Australia
Interests: pollination ecology and floral colour; insect vision; reproductive strategies of flowering plants; urban ecology; macroecology; agroecology; community ecology
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