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2018

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.
International Short Course in Insect Chemical Ecology
May 23, 2018
Gary Felton, Jared Ali, and Tom Baker will be lecturing at the Swedish Agricultural University at Alnarp, Sweden in the upcoming short course in Insect Chemical Ecology (ICE 18) held from June 11th to 22nd.