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Heather Andrews
Faculty Research Assistant
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Brittany Barker
Research Associate (Post Doc)
541-737-9108
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I investigate how past and current environmental perturbations like climate change, fires, and the introduction of non-native species have influenced animal and plant population dynamics. My work is conducted on a variety of empirical systems, including insects, frogs, and plants....

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Carolyn Breece
Senior Faculty Research Assistant I
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Apiculture

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Research Associate
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  • Apiculture and Pollination Biology
  • Molecular Entomology: Insect Physiology / Proteomics / Metabolomics / Lipidomics / Functional Biology
  • Ecotoxicology and Molecular Ecology
  • Neuroethology in insects
  • Zoology

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Man Yeon Choi
Courtesy Appointment
541-738-4026
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Research interests are focused on insect neurohormones, receptors, RNAi, and chemical ecology to develop novel pest managements and to understand biological questions.

  1. Development of RNA inference (RNAi)-based insecticide to protect small fruits and nursery crops.
  2. ...
Leonard Coop
Assistant Professor (Practice), Associate Director of the Integrated Plant Protection Center
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I support agriculture in general by developing and placing online, weather and climate driven models for numerous areas including IPM/pest models, plant disease risk models, crop models, horticultural models, beneficial species models, climate suitability models, and others. I am Assoc....

Sandra DeBano
Associate Professor
541-567-6337
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My research focuses on how human activities affect terrestrial invertebrate communities and the ecosystem services they provide, with a special interest in riparian and grassland ecology, food webs, native bees, and invertebrate predators.

Current projects involve examining the...

William Gerth
Senior Faculty Research Assistant
541-737-1949
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Jadwiga Giebultowicz
Professor
541-737-5530
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Jessica Green
Senior Faculty Research Assistant I
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I work in vegetable and field crop IPM, conducting regional monitoring and pesticide research trials. I support OSU Entomology by coordinating community outreach and insect ID requests, and am also a technical assistant for College of Ag working group website content and development issues.

Fritzi Grevstad
Assistant Professor (Senior Research, Courtesy)
(541) 737-8371
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Population ecology, invasive species ecology, plant-insect interactions, biological control of weeds.

  • I am interested in the population dynamics and interactions of plants and herbivorous insects, particularly as they relate to the biological control of weeds. My current...
Richard Hilton
Senior Faculty Research Assistant II, Ag Entomologist
541-772-5165
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  • Development and implementation of methods for pear pest management in certified organic orchard systems.
  • Mating disruption and microbial controls for major pest species.
  • Conservation of natural enemies.

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Jennifer Holt
Coordinator Oregon Master Beekeeper Program
541-737-1875
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Beekeeping

Louisa Hooven
Assistant Professor (Senior Research)
541-231-5568
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Entomology

Casi Jessie
Research Associate (Post Doc)
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William Jessie
Assistant Professor (Practice)
541-730-3537
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  • Field crops extension/research in the South Willamette Valley
  • Integrated pest management
  • Biological control
Navneet Kaur
Assistant Professor
541-737-5884
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  • Develop and implement integrated pest management strategies for the sustainable arthropod pest management in diverse Oregon cropping systems.
  • Provide regional leadership for addressing other high priority entomological extension needs in cooperation with other OSU faculty and...
John Lambrinos
Associate Professor
541-737-3484
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We are beginning to understand that interactions between landscape elements underlie many of the important issues we face as a human society. I am fascinated by the ecological processes that tie landscapes together.

  • On-farm habitat restoration.
  • Habitat for beneficial...
Gail Langellotto
Professor, Urban and Community Horticulture Extension, Statewide Master Gardener Program Coordinator
541-737-5175
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The ecology of urban and suburban landscapes remains relatively unexplored - although such habitats have great potential to positively contribute to the conservation of pollinators, parasitoids and the ecosystem services that they confer. 

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Jana Lee
Courtesy Appointment
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Entomology

Danielle Lightle

Hannah Lucas
Faculty Research Assistant
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David Lytle
Sabbatical
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David Madison
Faculty Research Assistant
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I will be working to improve the Pacific Northwest shellfish industry by exploring a sustainable method to combat larval mortalities caused by the pathogen Vibrio coralliilyticus.

Christopher Marshall
Mgr-Collection Curator
541-737-4349
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Andony Melathopoulos
Assistant Professor - Pollinator Health Extension
541-737-3139
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I lead OSU Extension's efforts to design, develop, implement and evaluate a state-wide pollinator health program. The focus of this program is not restricted to Oregon's four managed pollinator species (honey bees, alfalfa leafcutter bees, orchard mason bees and alkali bees) but also to the...

Betsey Miller
Instructor, Ecampus and Research Assistant, IPM (Walton Lab)
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I teach an undergraduate course in entomology. My goal in teaching entomology to non-entomologists is to provide insight into a group of organisms that is largely ignored. The vast and varied world of insects impacts human society more than we think.

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Rachele Nieri
Research Associate (Post Doc)
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Tiziana Oppedisano Contact person by email
  • Psyllids and Leafhoppers
  • Phytoplasmas
Inga Reich
Research Associate (Postdoctoral Scholar)
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  • Slug and carabid beetle ecology
  • Molecular gut content analysis
  • Biological control
Stuart Reitz
Professor and Director
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Responsible for Extension and Research programming related to cropping systems in Malheur County.

Silvia Rondon
Professor & Extension Entomology Specialist
(541) 567-8321
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  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Insects-Plant Interactions
  • Biological Control
  • Insect Ecology-Insect Movement
  • Chemical Control

The goal of my research program is to develop and implement cost-effective reduced-risk Integrated Pest...

Robin Rosetta
Nursery Integrated Pest Management Extension Agent
503-678-1264
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  • Biological control implementation
  • Pacific Northwest Nursery IPM website development and expansion
  • Current research areas include: Intelligent Spray Systems; Azalea lace bug; and Maple spider mite.
  • Career-long research topics include: Assessment of...
Darrell Ross
Professor
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Research Associate (Post Doc)
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Ramesh Sagili
Associate Professor-Apiculture
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To promote sustainable apiculture and pollination, our research program focuses on three prime areas: (1) honey bee health (2) honey bee nutrition and (3) honey bee pollination. Our research program addresses both basic and applied questions to improve honey bee health and...

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  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Insect Ecology-Movement
Gabriella Tait
Research Associate (Post Doc)
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Daniel Thompson
Bio Science Research Tech 3
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Ellen Topitzhofer
Faculty Research Assistant
541-737-4896
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Bee Lab

Vaughn Walton
Professor, Horticultural Entomologist
541-740-4149
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  • Entomology
  • IPM
  • Biorational pest control agent
  • Biological control
  • Small fruit and tree nut crops

I work on economically important pests, with the aim to provide environmentally sustainable and minimal impact pest management...

Tyson Wepprich
Research Associate (Post Doc)
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Nik Wiman
Assistant Professor, Extension Specialist—Orchard Crops
541-737-2534
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  • biological control
  • population biology
  • orchard ecology
  • insect behavior
  • integrated pest management

Nik earned a BS (biology) and MS (entomology) from Montana State University where he worked on biological control of weeds in...

David Wooster
Associate Professor
541-567-6337
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My research interests would be stream ecology, aquatic invertebrate biology, restoration effectiveness monitoring, stream food webs, stream and riparian linkages.