Workshop: Chemical ecology of parasites that control host behavior
January 19, 2012
We want to showcase some of the parasite systems we study at Penn State and think of ways they can be complemented by the obvious excellence in chemical ecology that exists.
Butterfly Study Reveals Traits and Genes Associated with Establishment of New Populations
April 6, 2011
A team of scientists has discovered that descendants of "exploratory" butterflies that colonized new habitats differ genetically from their more cautious cousins.
ICE 2010 was a Success!
March 17, 2011
The Graduate Level summer course, Insect Chemical Ecology (ICE10) was held June 1 - June 15th on the Penn State Campus. The course featured guest lectures by chemical ecology experts from around the world.
Penn State Initiative, BREAD Grants Focus on African Agriculture
May 13, 2010
Africa is home to about 1 billion people, and a recent report by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) indicates as many as 30 percent of them suffer from chronic hunger or malnutrition. A new initiative announced by Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences is aimed at working with African institutions to ease this human ...
Tom Baker Named University Distinguished Professor
May 7, 2010
Tom Baker, faculty member in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences, has been named distinguished professor by the University. The title of distinguished professor was established by the Office of the President to recognize a select group of professors with exceptional accomplishments in teaching, research and service.