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ISCE Student and Postdoctoral Travel Awards deadline
February 19, 2019
Travel awards are granted on an annual basis to support the attendance of students and postdoctoral researchers at the ISCE meeting.
International Society of Chemical Ecology (ISCE) 35th Annual Meeting
February 19, 2019
The 35th annual meeting of the International Society of Chemical Ecology will be held in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, and organized by the Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of Biological and Aquatic Chemical Ecology Center.
Dr. Jared Ali receives funding from the National Science Foundation to lead research on Chemical Ecology of Monarch butterflies, milkweed and mirgration
June 4, 2018
Dr. Jared Ali (PI) and Dr. Ruud Schilder(Co-PI) were awarded nearly $900k to study the chemical effects of different milkweed species on Monarch migration. The decline in North American populations of the Monarch butterfly has been linked to the loss of their milkweed host plant along US and Mexican migration routes.
Dr. Jared Ali receives funding from the United States Department of Agriculture to study how cover crops affect maize natural resistance to insect pests via associations with beneficial fungi
June 4, 2018
Dr. Jared Ali receives $500k to lead a project that will unravel the affects of planting different cover crops on beneficial arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi which influence the chemical ecology of maize pests.
Tom Baker to teach insect chemical ecology in Harbin China
May 30, 2018
Tom Baker will be in Harbin, China, from June 3rd to June 17th, 2018, to teach insect chemical ecology for two weeks at the Northeast Forestry University.