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Patricia PradeDr. Patricia Prade — (2022-present)

Patricia is conducting behavioral studies and mass releases of the spotted-wing drosophila parasitoid, Ganaspis brasiliensis, and monitoring drosophilid flies and their parasitoids on native fruit hosts

E-mail: Patricia Prade

Dr. Beth Ferguson — (2022-present)

Beth is conducting behavioral studies on repellents and attractants for the spotted-wing drosophila and their potential uses for the development of push-pull systems.

E-mail: Beth Ferguson


Alumni

Dr. Pablo Urbaneja-Bernat — (2019-2020)
Current Position:  Post-Doctoral Researcher, IRTA Institute of Agrifood Research and Technology, Barcelona, Spain

Dr. Kevin Cloonan
— 2017 to 2018
Current position: Research Entomologist, USDA-ARS, Subtropical Horticulture Research Station, Miami, FL.

Dr. Diego Silva
 — 2017 to 2018.
Current position: Associate Scientist, Provivi, Campinas, Brazil.

Dr. Ana Luiza Viana de Sousa — 2017
Current position: Researcher Specialist in Entomology, Syngenta

Dr. Johnattan Hernández Cumplido — 2016 to 2017
Current position: Profesor Asociado, 
Departamento de Ecología y Recursos Naturales, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Dr. Elvira de Lange — 2013 to 2015
Current position:  Environmental Risk Assessor, Dutch Board for the Authorization of Plant Protection Products and Biocides, The Netherlands.

Dr. Sunil Tewari — 2013 to 2014
Current position: Field Scientist, Corteva Agriscience

Dr. Joyce Parker — 2012-2013
Current position: Research Development Manager – International at University of Sydney.

Dr. Adam Wallner — 2012
Current position: Entomology Identifier, USDA/APHIS/PPQ, Miami, FL

Dr. Faruque Uz Zaman — 2009 to 2011
Current position: Entomology Program Associate, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County

Dr. Zsofia Szendrei — 2007 to 2009
Current position: Vegetable IPM Entomologist, Michigan State University