My current research interests focus on the impacts that climate change will have on insect behaviour, ecology and physiology; insect community structure along environmental gradients; and insect-plant interactions.
I am currently Managing Editor of Austral Ecology.
Giovanni Benelli got an International Ph.D. in Agrarian and Veterinary Sciences at University of Pisa and Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa. He worked in several international institutions, including University of Hawaii at Manoa (USA) and University of Jaén (Spain). Giovanni serves as a research entomologist at University of Pisa. He has been also appointed as Affiliated Researcher at The BioRobotics Institute, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies. His research focuses on entomology, with a major focus on insect behavior. He serves as editor for various international journals and cooperates with more than 100 researchers worldwide on various research projects, including FP7 Collective Cognitive Robots and H2020 subCULTron. Giovanni has been awarded with several prizes from international and national organizations.
Laura Boykin is a Senior Research Fellow at The University of Western Australia. She is interested in using genomic data to answer real-world problems. Specifically she is interested in invasive species, particularly Bemisia tabaci (whiteflies). Other areas of interest are: comparative genomics, phylogenetic analyses (of DNA sequences) and also high performance computing. Combining all of the above to help smallholder famers in Africa is her ultimate goal. She was recently named a TED 2015 and presented her work on cassava whitefly at TED in Vancouver.
Research Entomologist and Curator of Hymenoptera, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Research interests: Phylogenomics, systematics, evolution, biogeography, and comparative genomics of aculeate Hymenoptera (bees, ants, stinging wasps); phylogenetic methodology; social insect biology; evolution of pollinators.
Yann Clough is Professor for Environmental Science at the Centre for Environmental and Climate research (CEC), Lund University. His research addresses the drivers of biodiversity in human-dominated landscapes, and the impact of biodiversity on ecosystem services. His approach combines landscape-scale empirical studies of biodiversity and functions of arthropods and birds in crops, statistical and mechanistic, spatially-explicit modelling of arthropod-based ecosystem services, and interdisciplinary approaches to link policy, land-use change and environmental effects.
Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University.
Teaching and Research subjects include protected areas management, species at-risk, ecology, environmental management.
Professor and Associate Dean Research, Dalhousie University
Interests in Agricultural Entomology and Ecotoxicology
Research Director at INRA, France. Main expertise is in the fields of Ecology, Community ecology, ecotoxicology and IPM
I received a BS in Biology and Computer Science from Loyola College in Maryland and a PhD in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology from Iowa State University (ISU). Upon graduation, I received a ISU Research Excellence award and the university-wide Zaffrano Prize for Graduate Research. Starting after graduation in 2007 I spent the first ten years of my career at the University of Notre Dame, and now am an Associate Professor at the University of Tennessee (Knoxville). My research interests include genome-focused bioinformatics, parallel and distributed computing, and the intersection of biological applications and second and third-gen sequencing. Nearly all of my research has been funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH).
Lead Scientist for the US Dept. Agriculture Bee Research Laboratory. Recipient of 2011 Hambleton Award for Bee Research and 2002 ARS Early Career Scientist-BA Award, Editor for Journal of Apicultural Research and BMC Genomics, and member i5k Insect Genome Planning Committee.
I am a terrestrial population, community, and ecosystem ecologist interested in understanding how global change pressures influence biotic populations and community states, and how potential shifts in trait and/or species distributions will affect ecological functioning in arid, semiarid, and subalpine ecosystems. I am currently an assistant professor in the Department of Biology at New Mexico State University where I am the PI of the Global Change Ecology Lab (GCEL).
Professor of Entomology, Dr. Fonseca teaches courses in Medical and Veterinary Entomology and Population Genetics, researches the ecology and evolution of invasive species and does extension research on ways to control invasive mosquitoes. She has a B.S. in Biology and Geology from the University of Coimbra, Portugal, and a Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolution from the University of Pennsylvania, USA. Geneticist at the Smithsonian where she is still a Research Associate, then Assistant Curator at the Academy of Natural Sciences. Dr. Fonseca joined Rutgers University in 2007.