An NPR Story Featuring Mike Raupp
Listen to an NPR story titled "Hunting for Alien Bug And Seed Invaders At Baltimore's Port" which includes an interview with Mike Raupp at this link: http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2014/06/16/319499925/hunting-for-alien-bug-and-seed-invaders-at-baltimores-port
Bretton Kent and Kid Scientists Make Real Fossil Finds at the USA Science & Engineering Festival
Brett Kent's work with kids & fossils highlighted in Scientfic American editor-in-chief's story on CMNS homepage:
Shark Hunters: Bretton Kent's Lab Helps "Kid Scientists Make Real Foossil Finds" -Scientific American and story in the Washington Post:
Catch the Buzz by David O'Brochta
A breakthrough in the efforts to genetically modify honey bees was recently reported by Christina Schulte and colleagues from Heinrich Heine University in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.
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David O’Brochta is the director of the Insect Genetic Technology Research Coordination Network (IGTRCN) and is a professor in the Department of Entomology and the Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research at the University of Maryland, College Park. He has an active research laboratory focused on insect genetics and molecular genetics with interests in the development of insect genetic technologies and their application to the study of the physiological genetics of mosquitoes, with particular interest in their disease-vector capabilities. Professor O’Brochta teaches at the undergraduate and graduate levels, is the Head of the Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research’s Insect Transformation Facility, and he is the editor of the Royal Entomological Society’s journal Insect Molecular Biology.