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Gund Institute for the Environment has funding for eight Ph. D. positions

Funded PhD opportunities with real-world impact. The Gund Institute for Environment seeks outstanding PhD applicants interested in conducting interdisciplinary research on urgent global environmental issues. Students at the Gund get a deep understanding of complex global issues, hands-on training in … Continue reading

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We are now on Twitter and Instagram…

Follow our lab adventures this summer on Instagram and Twitter! We are active this year in US, Mexico, and Canada. Lab Instagram: @InsectAgroEco Twitter: @Yolanda_H_Chen Jorge Ruiz-Arocho will spend the next 6 months studying if arthropod diversity differs between crops … Continue reading

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The Colorado potato beetle genome published in Scientific Reports

The Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata, genome paper has just been published in Scientific Reports. Sean Schoville, University of Wisconsin and I coordinated a group of 58 scientists from 33 institutions to manually annotate the genome. Although the beetle has … Continue reading

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Swede midge fact sheet now available online!

We are excited to announce that our swede midge fact sheet, titled, “Organic Management of Swede Midge,” is now posted online via Cornell University. We developed this document with our collaborators Christy Hoepting (Cornell) and Rebecca Hallett (University of Guelph) … Continue reading

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Lab Holiday party! And celebrating the 100th birthday for Finland!

We celebrated Finland’s 100th birthday and the holidays with the McKay lab! Leena will sadly be leaving us soon. IAEL lab members at the party (Front: Sean, Jorge, Chase, Kristian, and Leena; Back: Andrea, Yolanda, and Lance).

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