Several entomology graduate students, staff, and faculty attended the Entomological Society of America 2022 Joint Meeting in Vancouver, which was held November 13 – 16. Everyone in attendance networked with others, attended professional development sessions and presented research of their own. We are pleased to announce that students within our department were presented with awards during the conference. Please join us in congratulating each individual!
Julian Cosner, a graduate student in the Grant lab, won second place in the Grad P-IE: Biocontrol – Parasitoids section of the student competition.
Corey Day, a graduate student in the Trout Fryxell lab, won first place in the MUVE: Vector Surveillance section of the student competition for his presentation titled: “Associations Between Land Cover and La Crosse Virus Vectors: Different Traps, Different Results”.
Dawson Kerns, a graduate student in the Jurat-Fuentes lab, won the President’s first place award in the Physiology, Biochemistry, and Toxicology student presentation competition.
Rebecca Trout Fryxell, Ph.D., Professor became president of the medical, urban, and veterinary entomology section.