Tom Baker to Deliver 2015 Founders' Memorial Lecture
March 19, 2015
Dr. Thomas C. Baker, a distinguished professor of entomology and chemical ecology at Penn State University, has been selected to deliver the Founders’ Memorial Award lecture at Entomology 2015, the 63rd Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America (ESA) to be held November 15-18, 2015 in Minneapolis.
Student Research Spotlight - Alex McMenamin
March 13, 2015
This is the 2nd of thirteen short news articles written by students, during the professional development class, about each other's research.
Student Research Spotlight - Aine O'Sullivan
February 27, 2015
This is the 1st of thirteen short news articles written by students, during the professional development class, about each other's research.
Dragonfly gut infections suggest environmental role in obesity
February 10, 2015
Obesity and diabetes are not just problems of modern-day humans and their domesticated pets. Insects also are affected by these health conditions, and intestinal infections by protozoans are the cause, according to researchers at Penn State. The research suggests that intestinal infections may contribute to metabolic diseases, including diabetes and obesity, in humans as well.
Open Faculty Position
January 15, 2015
The department of entomology is seeking an Assistant/Associate Professor of Plant–Insect Interactions/Chemical Ecology