Apart from the Entomology Graduate Program (ENTM), graduate students advised by faculty members in the Department of Entomology may be enrolled in one of a number of concentration areas within the Biological Sciences Graduate Program (BISI), including:
Maggie Lewis, PhD student, Hamby Lab
Research: Evaluating the interactions between spotted wing drosophila and its yeast and fungal microbes, as well as improving spotted wing drosophila integrated pest management.
Brian Lovett, PhD student, St. Leger Lab
Research: Mycology and genetics in agricultural and vector biology systems, currently analyzing mycorrhizal interactions in agricultural systems, the transcriptomics of malaria vector mosquitoes, and the genomes of entomopathogenic fungi.
Justin Rosenthal, PhD student, Yaun/Pick Lab
Research: Using the Drosophila larval visual circuit as a model to determine how synaptic activity influences development of the postysnapse in central neurons.