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  • Department of Entomology | University of Wisconsin-Madison
    by project or Order The WIRC is the result of nearly 170 years of collecting by amateur and professional entomologists Although worldwide in general scope as the only Wisconsin entomological collection with a largely research based mission the WIRC focuses primarily on the entomofauna of Wisconsin and the Upper Midwest Great Lakes regions Research Grad student Scott Larson removes ticks from mice for studies of Lyme disease ecology Education Professor Dan Young with ENT 468 entomology capstone class in Laramie Wyoming The Lone Star tick is new to Wisconsin and we are tracking the spread If you find one please save it and send it or a picture to Professor Susan Paskewitz Extension Entomologist Phil Pellitteri at the Spooner Ag Research Station Twilight Garden Tour In the News Good Bye Bug Guy Photo by Wolfgang Hoffman Research Education Outreach Extension In the News Upcoming Events Fall 2014 Seminars Fri 10 31 2014 War of the Coprophages X files Season 3 Episode 12 Popcorn included Speaker Halloween Special More Recent Papers Yoshito Chikaraishi Shawn A Steffan Nanako O Ogawa Naoto F Ishikawa Yoko Sasaki Masashi Tsuchiya and Naohiko Ohkouchi High resolution food webs based on nitrogen isotopic composition of amino acids Ecology and Evolution doi 10 1002 ece3 1103 Young D K 2014 A new species of Pseudopyrochroa Pic 1906 Coleoptera Pyrochroidae Pyrochroinae from the Mae Chaem District Thailand Zootaxa 3785 95 100 http dx doi org 10 11646 zootaxa 3785 1 8 http zoobank org Chasen E M C H Dietrich E A Backus E M Cullen 2014 Potato leafhopper Hemiptera Cicadellidae ecology and integrated pest management focused on alfalfa Journal of Integrated Pest Management 5 1 DOI dx doi org 10 1603 IPM13014 More Department News Ash tree removals in Madison parks spark neighborhood action 10 23 2014 Wisconsin

    Original URL path: http://www.entomology.wisc.edu/ (2014-10-31)
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  • The Department | Department of Entomology
    36 graduate students whose major professors are members of this department Some graduate students working under the direction of our faculty are taking an advanced degree in another department Of the graduate students approximately 40 are M S students many of whom continue their pursuit of the Ph D in this department UW Madison Entomology Department Faculty January 2011 photo Wolfgang Hoffman Facilities Research Russell Laboratories was completed in 1964 and has housed the department since that time The Department of Entomology utilizes approximately 15 000 square feet in the north tower of Russell Laboratories This space includes labs insect museum and faculty and staff offices Seating for graduate students and post docs is normally found within the principal investigator s lab space The department houses a number of insect growth chambers for general use also available for general use are 80C freezers imaging equipment cell and tissue culture facilities isotope rooms cold rooms and freezers Individual labs house various specialized lab equipment that is freely available Facilities outside of Russell Labs include a newly renovated museum complex in the Stock Pavilion Researchers also use the Biotron facilities Walnut Street greenhouses and UW Madison CALS Agricultural Research Stations throughout the state Computing Computing facilities have been a joint Entomology Plant Pathology venture since the early 1990s With the formation of the Russell Labs Administrative Service Center Forestry and Wildlife Ecology has joined our IT group under a single administrative staff plan IT personnel housed in the Help desk suite are available for consultation The Help desk suite also houses computers scanners and printers for departmental use Programs available in this suite include graphics word processing databases statistical and GIS packages Each faculty office is equipped with computers and the building is cabled and can be used in a wireless mode Most labs have at least one desktop computer for general lab use Insect Research Collection The University of Wisconsin Insect Research Collection WIRC contains nearly three million specimens Active participation in ongoing taxonomic biodiversity ecological and natural history research projects has led to an aggressive growth rate of 10 000 20 000 specimens year in recent years Although worldwide in scope the WIRC is the only collection in Wisconsin subscribing to a primary mission of representing the insect fauna of Wisconsin and the western Great Lakes region Ordinal taxonomic strengths are understandably in the five largest orders Coleoptera Lepidoptera Hymenoptera Diptera and Hemiptera These orders also reflect past and current faculty staff student expertise growth and expansion is currently greatest in the Coleoptera micro Hymenoptera micro Lepidoptera and Diptera The collection is housed in Russell Laboratories and newly remodeled space on the third floor of the nearby UW Stock Pavilion The goals and mission of the WIRC are overseen by the faculty Director Prof Daniel K Young daily activities are supported by the Academic Curator Mr Steven Krauth The WIRC subscribes to the UW Land Grant Mission and actively engages in support of educational and outreach activities on and off

    Original URL path: http://www.entomology.wisc.edu/department (2014-10-31)
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  • Employment Opportunities | Department of Entomology
    Overview Major Information Awards Scholarships Internship Job Resources Courses Student Organizations News Events Upcoming Events Department News Department Newsletter Honors Awards RSS feed Seminars Fall 2014 Seminars Doane Lecture Series The Department Insect Research Collection Employment Opportunities Donations Contact Us Hub Staff Search Search this site Employment Opportunities Graduate Student Training Opportunities For a listing of available graduate assistantships and other positions for graduate students please visit our Graduate Student

    Original URL path: http://www.entomology.wisc.edu/employment-opportunities (2014-10-31)
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  • Donations | Department of Entomology
    Foundation Funds Thank you for your support of the University of Wisconsin Madison Entomology Department Your generous contribution will help maintain and strengthen current programs and allow us to explore and develop new opportunities for students The UW Foundation accepts donations for the the Entomology Department in three areas Chair s Opportunity Fund Seminar Series Fund and Undergraduate Research Opportunity Fund Please see below for descriptions For additional information on planned gifts or to make other contributions to the Entomology Department please contact Sara Anderson Director of Donor Relations College of Agricultural and Life Sciences University of Wisconsin Foundation 1848 University Avenue P O Box 8860 Madison WI 53708 Phone 608 265 5893 Email sara anderson supportuw org Department of Entomology Chair s Opportunity Fund The Department of Entomology Chair s Opportunity Fund was established to support various department activities and programs that Reinforce a sense of belonging and community to a cohesive department culture among faculty staff students and alumni Facilitate conference attendance where the presentation is important to department climate Provide for faculty academic and classified staff and student opportunities and recognition Provide for receptions and entertainment costs associated with meals and refreshments related to retirements welcome ceremonies and other occasions that the Chair considers to be a team or morale building opportunity or that allow the department to function as a productive community Programs and events may be held on or off campus The department chair has spending authority for this fund Department of Entomology Seminar Series Fund This fund provides support for the Department of Entomology seminar series The weekly seminar program brings in local regional and national speakers to address current issues in entomology The seminars are attended by faculty graduate students and undergraduates from Entomology and numerous other UW departments and are considered a

    Original URL path: http://www.entomology.wisc.edu/donations (2014-10-31)
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  • Contact Us | Department of Entomology
    Search Search this site Contact Us Department of Entomology Room 237 Russell Labs Building Map 1630 Linden Drive Madison WI 53706 Phone 608 262 3227 Fax 608 262 3322 Chair David Hogg Department Administrator Sheila Timme Student Services Coordinator Sara Rodock Facilities Manager Michael Schaeffer Department Directory Directions to the Department An interactive campus map can be viewed at http www map wisc edu By Car Madison is located in south central Wisconsin and is accessible via several major highways Madison is a 1 1 2 hour drive from Milwaukee via Interstate 94 2 1 2 hour drive from Chicago via Interstate 90 4 1 2 hour drive from Minneapolis St Paul via Interstate 94 2 hour drive from Dubuque via US 151 Getting to UW Madison Entomology Department Take I 90 or US 151 to Hwy 12 18 Follow Hwy 12 18 exit at Park Street Exit 261 B Proceed north on Park Street about 5 miles to University Avenue Turn Left West on University Ave Turn Right North on Charter Street Turn Left West on Observatory Drive cross Babcock Drive and travel 0 15 miles Turn Left South into Lot 36 parking lot 1645 Observatory Drive Walk out

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  • Current Faculty | Department of Entomology
    wisc edu 740 Russell Laboratories 1630 Linden Drive Madison WI 53706 Interests Insect Biochemistry and Endocrinology Claudio Gratton Professor Lab Website 608 265 3762 cgratton wisc edu 444 Russell Laboratories 1630 Linden Drive Madison WI 53706 Interests Landscape ecology food webs conservation biological control Russell Groves Associate Professor and Extension Specialist Lab Website 608 262 3229 groves entomology wisc edu 537 Russell Labs 1630 Linden Drive Madison WI 53706 Interests Vegetable crops IPM insects in relation to plant disease resistance management Christelle Guédot Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist Spotted Wing Drosophila in Wisconsin 608 262 0899 guedot wisc edu 546 Russell Laboratories 1630 Linden Drive Madison WI 53706 Interests Fruit Crop Entomology Pollination Ecology research and extension David Hogg Professor and Department Chair 608 262 4060 dhogg cals wisc edu 643 Russell Laboratories 1630 Linden Drive Madison WI 53706 Interests Population Ecology Pest Management Rick Lindroth Professor Associate Dean for Research and Associate Director of the Agricultural Experiment Station Lab Website 608 263 6277 lindroth wisc edu 839 Russell Laboratories 1630 Linden Drive Madison WI 53706 Interests Chemical ecology climate change trophic interactions genes to ecosystems ecology bioenergy Susan Paskewitz Professor Lab Website Integrated Mosquito Management Wisconsin Ticks and Tick Borne Diseases 608 262 1269 paskewit entomology wisc edu 739 Russell Laboratories 1630 Linden Drive Madison WI 53706 Interests Medical Entomology Kenneth Raffa Professor Lab Website 608 262 1125 raffa entomology wisc edu 345 Russell Laboratories 1630 Linden Drive Madison WI 53706 Interests Forest Entomology Insect Ecology Plant Insect Interactions Chemical Ecology Sean Schoville Assistant Professor Lab Website 608 262 2956 schoville2 wisc edu 637 Russell Laboratories 1630 Linden Drive Madison WI 53706 Interests Molecular ecology population genetics climate change alpine biology Shawn Steffan Assistant Professor Lab Website 608 890 1281 steffan2 wisc edu 545 Russell Laboratories 1630 Linden Drive

    Original URL path: http://www.entomology.wisc.edu/faculty (2014-10-31)
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  • Adjunct and Affiliated Faculty | Department of Entomology
    Organizations News Events Upcoming Events Department News Department Newsletter Honors Awards RSS feed Seminars Fall 2014 Seminars Doane Lecture Series Faculty Adjunct Affiliated Faculty Research Staff Hub Staff Current Graduate Students Emeritus Faculty Directory Search Search Search this site Adjunct and Affiliated Faculty Faculty members from other academic departments of UW Madison private industry and government agencies are affiliated with the UW Madison Entomology Department Adjunct and affiliated faculty may serve on students advisory committees teach courses and seminars within the department and contribute to departmental seminars Adjunct Faculty Name Bobbi Peckarsky Title Professor Website Phone 608 320 0456 E mail peckarsky wisc edu Interests Behavior life histories and biological interactions among stream dwelling invertebrates Name William Mattson Title Emeritus Insect Ecologist Phone 715 360 9220 E mail wjmattson gmail com Interests Insect ecology invasion ecology plant defense systems forest entomology Name John Hainze Title President Website Phone 414 961 7079 E mail jhhainze BioOpus com Interests Urban structural landscape entomology Affiliated Faculty Name Anthony Ives Title Professor Website Phone 608 262 1519 E mail arives wisc edu Interests Community ecology population biology evolution and behavior Name Henry Hagedorn Title Professor Website Phone 608 262 5493 E mail jis insectscience

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  • Research Staff | Department of Entomology
    Research Staff Name Adrian Carper Title Postdoctoral Research Associate Phone 608 262 4319 E mail a carper wisc edu Name Scott Chapman Title Researcher Phone 608 262 9914 E mail chapman entomology wisc edu Name Linda Crubaugh Title Research Specialist Phone 608 262 9914 E mail crubaugh wisc edu Name Ranjit K K Dasgupta Title Senior Scientist Phone 608 265 2363 E mail dasgupta svm vetmed wisc edu Name Emily Duerr Title Associate Information Processing Consultant Phone 608 262 9914 E mail ejduerr wisc edu Name Ruby Harrison Title Research Specialist Phone 608 262 1269 E mail rharrison wisc edu Name Jillian Henss Title Research Technician Phone 608 265 3587 E mail jmhenss wisc edu Name Mary Jamieson Title Assistant Scientist Phone 608 262 4319 E mail maryajamieson gmail com Name Kenneth M Keefover Ring Title Research Associate Phone 608 262 4319 E mail keefover entomology wisc edu Name Tania Kim Title Research Associate Phone 608 263 0964 E mail tkim glbrc wisc edu Name Patrick Liesch Title Associate Researcher Phone 608 263 9025 E mail pliesch wisc edu Name Timothy Meehan Title Associate Scientist Phone 608 263 0964 E mail tmeehan wisc edu Name Ebony Murrell Title Research Associate

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