Faculty

Portrait Dr. DeWayne Shoemaker

DR. DEWAYNE SHOEMAKER
Professor and Department Head

Graduate Program Concentrations
Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Molecular Interactions
Organismal Biology, Ecology, and Systematics

Areas of Expertise
Population and evolutionary genetics/genomics of insects

dewayne.shoemaker@utk.edu

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Portrait Dr. Ernie Bernard

DR. ERNEST BERNARD
Professor

Graduate Program Concentrations
Organismal Biology, Ecology, and Systematics
Sustainable Disease and Integrated Pest Management Systems

Areas of Expertise
Nematology, soil zoology, community ecology, basal hexapods, systematics

ebernard@utk.edu

> Myriapods

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Portrait of Dr. Sebe Brown

DR. SEBE BROWN
Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist

Graduate Program Concentrations
Sustainable Disease and Integrated Pest Management Systems

Areas of Expertise
Field crop entomology, insecticide resistance, plant insect interactions

sbrow175@utk.edu

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Portrait Dr. Jerome Grant

DR. JEROME GRANT
Professor

Graduate Program Concentrations
Sustainable Disease and Integrated Pest Management Systems

Areas of Expertise
Biological control of insects and weeds, integrated pest management, invasive species, forest pests, population dynamics

jgrant@utk.edu

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Portrait Dr. Kimberly Gwinn

DR. KIMBERLY GWINN
Associate Professor

Graduate Program Concentrations
Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Molecular Interactions

Areas of Expertise
Natural product biopesticides

kgwinn@utk.edu

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Denita Hadziabdic Guerry

DR. DENITA HADZIABDIC GUERRY
Associate Professor

Graduate Program Concentrations
Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Molecular Interactions
Organismal Biology, Ecology, and Systematics

Areas of Expertise
Forest health and forest pathology, population genetics, conservation of native plants, molecular detection of pest and pathogens, phytobiome, food security

dhadziab@utk.edu

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Portrait Dr. Reza Hajimorad

DR. REZA HAJIMORAD
Associate Professor

Graduate Program Concentrations
Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Molecular Interactions

Areas of Expertise
Plant virology, nematode virology

mrh@utk.edu

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Portrait Dr. Zach Hansen

DR. ZACHARIAH HANSEN
Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist

Graduate Program Concentrations
Sustainable Disease and Integrated Pest Management Systems

Areas of Expertise
Specialty crop disease management, pathogen detection and diagnostics

zhansen1@utk.edu

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Portrait Dr. Darrell Hensley

DR. DARRELL HENSLEY
Extension Associate Professor

Graduate Program Concentrations
Sustainable Plant Disease and Integrated Pest Management Systems

Areas of Expertise
Pesticide safety, plant pathology, Burley Tobacco disease control, drone technologies, distance diagnostics

dhensley@utk.edu

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Portrait of Juan Luis Jurat-Fuentes

DR. JUAN LUIS JURAT-FUENTES
Professor

Graduate Program Concentrations
Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Molecular Interactions
Sustainable Disease and Integrated Pest Management Systems

Areas of Expertise
Insect physiology, insect pathology, mode of action and resistance to entomopathogenic bacteria and transgenic crops, insect molecular biology and biochemistry, insect digestive system

jurat@utk.edu

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Portrait Dr. Heather Kelly

DR. HEATHER KELLY
Professor and Extension Specialist

Graduate Program Concentrations
Sustainable Disease and Integrated Pest Management Systems

Areas of Expertise
Integrated pest management (IPM) in field crops, fungicide resistance, epidemiology of plant diseases

youngkelly@utk.edu

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portrait of Kurt Lamour

DR. KURT LAMOUR
Professor

Graduate Program Concentrations
Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Molecular Interactions

Areas of Expertise
Population and evolutionary genetics and genomics of plant pathogens

klamour@utk.edu

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Portrait Dr. Kevin Moulton

DR. KEVIN MOULTON
Professor

Graduate Program Concentrations
Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Molecular Interactions
Organismal Biology, Ecology, and Systematics

Areas of Expertise
Systematics and evolution of Diptera (True Flies)

jmoulton@utk.edu

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Marcin Nowicki

DR. MARCIN NOWICKI
Research Assistant Professor

Graduate Program Concentrations
Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Molecular Interactions
Sustainable Disease and Integrated Pest Management Systems

Areas of Expertise
Invasive species, biodiversity, molecular genetics, population and evolutionary genetics/genomics of plants and their pathogens

mnowicki@utk.edu

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Portrait, Dr. Bode Olukolu

DR. BODE OLUKOLU
Assistant Professor

Graduate Program Concentrations
Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Molecular Interactions

Areas of Expertise
Genetics/Genomics of plant/plant-pathogen interactions, structural, comparative and functional genomics, quantitative genetics, bioinformatics

bolukolu@utk.edu

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Portrait Dr. Bonnie Ownley

DR. BONNIE OWNLEY
Professor & Asst. Department Head        Graduate Director

Graduate Program Concentrations
Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Molecular Interactions
Organismal Biology, Ecology, and Systematics
Sustainable Disease and Integrated Pest Management Systems

Areas of Expertise
Biological and cultural control of soil-borne plant pathogens, microbial ecology of beneficial plant bacteria and fungi; mechanisms of microbial biological control

bownley@utk.edu

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Portrait Dr. Meg Staton

DR. MARGARET STATON
Associate Professor

Graduate Program Concentrations
Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Molecular Interactions

Areas of Expertise
Bioinformatics, computational genomics, genomic database development

mstaton1@utk.edu

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Portrait Dr. Scott Stewart

DR. SCOTT STEWART
Research Center Director and Professor

Graduate Program Concentrations
Sustainable Disease and Integrated Pest Management Systems

Areas of Expertise
Integrated pest management (IPM), field crops insects

sdstewart@utk.edu

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Portrait Dr. Bob Trigiano

DR. ROBERT TRIGIANO
Chancellor’s Professor

Graduate Program Concentrations
Sustainable Disease and Integrated Pest Management Systems

Areas of Expertise
Mycology including Oomycetes, ornamental biotechnology and plant pathology, molecular markers of plants and pathogens, biotechnology of plants

rtrigian@utk.edu

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Portrait Dr. Becky Trout Fryxell

DR. REBECCA TROUT FRYXELL
Associate Professor

Graduate Program Concentrations
Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Molecular Interactions
Organismal Biology, Ecology, and Systematics
Sustainable Disease and Integrated Pest Management Systems

Areas of Expertise
Entomology, vector biology, diagnostics and surveillance,  population genetics 

rfryxell@utk.edu

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portrait of Jennifer Tsuruda

DR. JENNIFER TSURUDA
Assistant Professor

Graduate Program Concentrations
Organismal Biology, Ecology, and Systematics
Sustainable Disease and Integrated Pest Management Systems

Areas of Expertise
Apiculture, honey bee biology, and pollinator health

jtsuruda@utk.edu

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Portrait Dr. Karen Vail

DR. KAREN VAIL
Professor and Extension Specialist

Graduate Program Concentrations
Sustainable Disease and Integrated Pest Management Systems

Areas of Expertise
Management of household and structural pests with a current emphasis on odorous house ants and bed bugs

kvail@utk.edu

Urban Integrated Pest Management

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Administrative Staff

Portrait Laurie Barley

LAURIE BARLEY
Extension Program Assistant III

229 Third Creek Building
2431 Joe Johnson Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4560

Office: (865) 974-1286
lbarley@utk.edu

Portrait Kimberly Campbell

KIMBERLY CAMPBELL
Business Manager

368 Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 EJ Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4560

Office: (865) 974-3432
kcamp@utk.edu

Portrait Sonya Dexter

SONYA DEXTER
Accounting Assistant III

370 Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 EJ Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4560

Office: (865) 974-7949
sdexter@utk.edu

portrait of Tonya Jelf

TONYA JELF
Administrative Specialist I

370 Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 EJ Chapmin Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4560

Office: (865) 974-7135
tjelf@utk.edu

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CAROL JOWERS
Administrative Associate

West TN Research & Education Center
605 Airways Boulevard
Jackson, TN  38301

Office: (731) 425-4718
cjowers3@utk.edu

Portrait Arlene King

ARLENE KING
Accounting Specialist II

370 Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 EJ Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4560

Office: (865) 974-7953
jaking@utk.edu

portrait of Teneria Parker

TENERIA PARKER
Communication Administrative Associate II

370 Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 EJ Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4560

Office: (865) 974-7138
tparker@tennessee.edu

Portrait of Kahlie Singletary

KAHLIE SINGLETARY
Administrative Support Assistant II

Soil, Plant & Pest Center
5201 Marchant Drive
Nashville, TN 37211

Office: (615) 832-6802
kalkhale@utk.edu

Portrait of Angie Thorne

ANGIE THORNE
Administrative Support Assistant III

West TN Research & Education Center
605 Airways Boulevard
Jackson, TN 38301

Office: (731) 425-4735
athorne@utk.edu

Extension and Research Staff

Heba Abdelgaffar

HEBA ABDELGAFFAR
Research Associate II – Lab Manager

Mentor – Dr. Jurat-Fuentes

369 Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 EJ Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4560

Office: (865) 974-7135
habdelga@utk.edu

Portrait of Dr. Sawson Ammar

DR. SAWSON AMMAR
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Mentor – Dr. Jurat-Fuentes

369 Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 EJ Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4560

Office: (865) 974-7135
sammar@vols.utk.edu

Portrait of Abdullah Almsaeed

ABDULLAH ALMSAEED
Lead IT Administrative Analyst III

Mentor – Dr. Staton

153 Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 EJ Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4560

Office: (865) 974-7135
aalmsaee@vols.utk.edu

David Bechtel

DAVID BECHTEL
Research Specialist III – Lab Manager

Mentor – Dr. Grant

128 Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 EJ Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4560

Office: (865) 974-7135
dbechtel@vols.utk.edu

Portrait of Sarah Boggess

SARAH BOGGESS
Research Coordinator I

Mentor – Dr. Trigiano

363 Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 EJ Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4560

Office: (865) 974-7135
sbogges1@vols.utk.edu

Portrait of Noah Caldwell

NOAH CALDWELL
IT Analyst II Researcher Web Developer

Mentor – Dr. Staton

153 Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 EJ Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4560

Office: (865) 974-7135
ncaldwe6@vols.utk.edu

Portrait of Alhagie Cham

DR. ALHAGIE CHAM
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Mentor – Dr. Olukolu

370 Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 EJ Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4560

Office: (865) 974-7135
acham1@utk.edu

Portrait Jennifer Chandler

JENNIFER CHANDLER
Research Specialist III

Mentor – Dr. Vail

412 Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 EJ Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4560

Office: (865) 974-7135
jchand11@utk.edu

Portrait of Sara Collins

SARA COLLINS
Research Associate I

Mentor – Dr. Grant

145 Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 EJ Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4560

Office: (865) 974-7135
scolli41@utk.edu

Portrait of Alyssa Counce

ALYSSA COUNCE
Researcher I

Mentor – Dr. Hansen

370 Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 EJ Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4560

Office: (865) 974-7135
alyrcoun@utk.edu

Portrait of Wesley Crowder

WESLEY CROWDER
Research Technician III

Mentor – Dr. Kelly

West TN Research & Education Center
605 Airways Boulevard
Jackson, TN 38301

Office: (731) 425-4714
wcrowder@utk.edu

Portrait of Greg Curler

DR. GREGORY CURLER
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Mentor – Dr. Moulton

432 Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 EJ Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4560

Office: (865) 974-8411

Portrait of Robert de Moya

DR. ROBERT De MOYA
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Mentor – Dr. Moulton & Dr. Staton

153 Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 EJ Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4560

Office: (865) 974-7135
rdemoya@utk.edu

Portrait Mary Dee

MARY DEE
Research Associate II

Mentor – Dr. Ownley

412 Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 EJ Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4560

Office: (865) 974-4982
mdee@utk.edu

Rafael Ferreira dos Santos

DR. RAFAEL FERREIRA DOS SANTOS
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Mentor – Dr. Jurat-Fuentes

369 Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 EJ Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN  37996-4560

Office: (865) 974-7135
rferrei1@utk.edu

Portrait of Matthew Huff

MATTHEW HUFF
Research Associate I

Mentor – Dr. Staton

153 Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 EJ Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4560

Office: (865) 974-7135
mhuff10@utk.edu

Portrait of Dr. Joon Kwon

DR. JOON KWON
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Mentor – Dr. Hajimorad

370 Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 EJ Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4560

Office: (865) 974-7135
jkwon6@utk.edu

Portrait of Valeria Lopes Caitar

DR. VALERIA LOPES CAITAR
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Mentor – Dr. Jurat-Fuentes

369 Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 EJ Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4560

Office: (865) 974-7135
vcaitar@utk.edu

Portrait of Isai Madriz

DR. ISAI MADRIZ-VILLANUEVA
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Mentor – Dr. Moulton

432 Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 EJ Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4560

Office: (865) 974-8411
rmadrizv@utk.edu

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MARJORIE MCKEE
Research Specialist II

Mentor – Dr. Parkman

370 Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 EJ Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4560

Office: (865) 274-8003
mmckee4@utk.edu

Aaron Onufrak

AARON ONUFRAK
Research Specialist III

Mentor – Dr. Hadziabdic-Guerry

B006 Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 EJ Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4560

Office: (865) 974-7135
aonufrak@vols.utk.edu

Caroline Placidi de Bortoli

DR. CAROLINE PLACIDI De BORTOLI
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Mentor – Dr. Jurat-Fuentes

369 Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 EJ Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4560

Office: (865) 974-7135
cplacidi@utk.edu

Tara Rickman

TARA RICKMAN
Bioinformatics Specialist

Mentor – Dr. Olukolu

370 Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 EJ Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4560

Office: (865) 974-7135
trickman@vols.utk.edu

Portrait of Sandy Steckel

SANDY STECKEL
Extension Assistant I

Mentor – Dr. Stewart

West TN Research & Education Center
605 Airways Boulevard
Jackson, TN 38301

Office: (731) 425-4701
ssteckel@utk.edu

Portrait of Steven Wallace

STEVEN WALLACE
Research Specialist I

Mentor – Dr. Mengistu

West TN Research & Education Center
605 Airways Boulevard
Jackson, TN 38301

Office: (731) 426-0420
swalla23@utk.edu

Portrait of Matthew Williams

MATTHEW WILLIAMS
Research Specialist II

Mentor – Dr. Stewart

West TN Research & Education Center
605 Airways Boulevard
Jackson, TN  38301

Office: (731) 425-4709
mattwill@utk.edu

Portrait of Lav Yadav

LAV YADAV
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Mentor – Dr. Staton

153 Plant Biotechnology Building
2505 EJ Chapman Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-4560

Office: (865) 974-7135
lyadav@utk.edu

Graduate Students - M.S. Degree Program

Portrait of Tara Barnette

TARA BARNETTE

Concentration
Plant Pathology

Advisor
Dr. M. Windham

tbarne17@vols.utk.edu

Portrait of Victoria Hull

VICTORIA HULL

Concentration
Entomology

Advisor
Dr. Tsuruda

vhull1@vols.utk.edu

Portrait of Taylor Miller

TAYLOR MILLER

Concentration
Plant Pathology

Advisor
Dr. Hansen

tmille80@vols.utk.edu

Portrait of Noah Parker

NOAH PARKER

Concentration
Entomology

Advisor
Dr. Moulton

nparke15@vols.utk.edu

Sandra Pena

SANDRA PENA

Concentration
Entomology

Advisor
Dr. Trout Fryxell

spena1@vols.utk.edu

Portrait of Ryan Vichich

RYAN VICHICH

Concentration
Entomology

Advisor
Dr. Tsuruda

rvichich@vols.utk.edu

Jesse Webster

JESSE WEBSTER

Concentration
Entomology

Advisor
Dr. Grant

rwebst10@vols.utk.edu

Graduate Students - Ph.D. Program

Portrait of Holly Brabazon

HOLLY BRABAZON
Ph.D. Student

Concentration
Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Molecular Interactions

Advisor
Dr. Shoemaker & Dr. Staton

hbrabazo@utk.edu

Rebecca Butler

REBECCA BUTLER
Ph.D. Candidate

Concentration
Organismal Biology, Ecology, and Systematics

Advisor
Dr. Trout Fryxell

rbutle25@vols.utk.edu

Julian Cosner

JULIAN COSNER
Ph.D. Student

Concentration
Sustainable Disease and Integrated Pest Management

Advisor
Dr. Grant

jcosner@utk.edu

Corey Day

COREY DAY
Ph.D. Student

Concentration
Organismal Biology, Ecology, and Systematics

Advisor
Dr. Trout Fryxell

cday11@vols.utk.edu

Allyson Dekovich

ALLYSON DEKOVICH
Ph.D. Student

Concentration
Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Molecular Interactions

Advisor
Dr. Shoemaker & Dr. Staton

adekovic@vols.utk.edu

a portrait of Trinity Hamm

TRINITY HAMM
Ph.D. Student

Concentration
Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Molecular Interactions

Advisor
Dr. Staton

thamm1@vols.utk.edu

portrait of Kassie Hollabaugh

KASSIE HOLLABAUGH
Ph.D. Student

Concentration
Organismal Biology, Ecology, and Systematics

Advisor
Dr. Grant

khollaba@vols.utk.edu

Portrait of Matthew Huff

MATTHEW HUFF
Ph.D. Student

Concentration
Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Molecular Interactions

Advisor
Dr. Staton

mhuff10@utk.edu

Beant Kapoor

BEANT KAPOOR
Ph.D. Student

Concentration
Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Molecular Interactions

Advisor
Dr. Staton

bkapoor@utk.edu

Dawson Kerns

DAWSON KERNS
Ph.D. Student

Concentration
Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Molecular Interactions

Advisor
Dr. Stewart & Dr. Jurat-Fuentes

dkerns1@vols.utk.edu

Ryan Kuster

RYAN KUSTER
Ph.D. Candidate

Concentration
Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Molecular Interactions

Advisor
Dr. Staton

rkuster@vols.utk.edu

Matthew Longmire

MATTHEW LONGMIRE
Ph.D. Student

Concentration
Sustainable Disease and Integrated Pest Management

Advisor
Dr. Grant

mlongmir@utk.edu

Portrait of Autumn McLaughlin

AUTUMN MCLAUGHLIN
Ph.D. Student

Concentration
Sustainable Disease and Integrated Pest Management

Advisor
Dr. Kelly

aam0044@vols.utk.edu

Swati Mishra

SWATI MISHRA
Ph.D. Student

Concentration
Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Molecular Interactions

Advisor
Dr. Jurat-Fuentes

smishra8@vols.utk.edu

Michelle Odoi

MICHELLE ODOI
Ph.D. Student

Concentration
Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Molecular Interactions

Advisor
Dr. Hadziabdic Guerry & Dr. Trigiano

modoi@vols.utk.edu

portrait of Meher Ony

MEHER ONY
Ph.D. Student

Concentration
Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Molecular Interactions

Advisor
Dr. Hadziabdic Guerry and Dr. Staton

mony@vols.utk.edu

Aaron Onufrak

AARON ONUFRAK
Ph.D. Candidate

Concentration
Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Molecular Interactions

Advisor
Dr. Hadziabdic Guerry

aonufrak@vols.utk.edu

Wilson Ouma

WILSON OUMA
Ph.D. Student

Concentration
Sustainable Disease and Integrated Pest Management Systems

Advisor
Dr. Ownley

wouma@vols.utk.edu

Shelly Pate

SHELLY PATE
Ph.D. Student

Concentration
Sustainable Disease and Integrated Pest Management

Advisor
Dr. Kelly

shenpate@utk.edu

Zaklina Pavlovic

ZAKLINA PAVLOVIC
Ph.D. Candidate

Concentration
Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Molecular Interactions

Advisor
Dr. Trigiano

zpavlovi@vols.utk.edu

Portrait of Rajeev Roy

RAJEEV ROY
Ph.D. Student

Concentration
Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Molecular Interactions

Advisor
Dr. Jurat-Fuentes

rroy7@vols.utk.edu

Portrait of Katy Smith

KATLYN SMITH
Ph.D. Student

Concentration
Sustainable Disease and Integrated Pest Management

Advisor
Dr. Trout Fryxell

katvsmit@vols.utk.edu

Portrait of Peter Tandy

PETER TANDY
Ph.D. Student

Concentration
Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Molecular Interactions

Advisor
Dr. Jurat-Fuentes, Dr. Kelly, & Dr. Lamour

ptandy@vols.utk.edu

Portrait of Jackson Turner

JACKSON TURNER
Ph.D. Student

Concentration
Organismal Biology, Ecology, and Systematics

Advisor
Dr. Moulton

jturne88@vols.utk.edu

Elias Zuchelli

ELIAS ZUCHELLI
Ph.D. Student

Concentration
Sustainable Disease and Integrated Pest Management

Advisor
Dr. Kelly

ezuchell@utk.edu

Graduate Students - Genome Science & Technology Ph.D. Program

Alison Adams

ALISON ADAMS

Concentration
Genome Science & Technology Program (GST)

Advisor
Dr. Olukolu

aadams76@utk.edu

Adjunct Faculty

Karla Addesso
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Tennessee State University
Telephone: 931-815-5155

kaddesso@tnstate.edu

Caula Beyl
Dean and Adjunct Professor

The University of Tennessee
College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources

cbeyl@utk.edu

Eric Blinka
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Monsanto

eric.blinka@monsanto.com

Parwinder Grewal
Adjunct Professor

Dean, College of Sciences
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley​ ​

parwinder.grewal@utrgv.edu

Alemu Mengistu
Adjunct Professor

USDA ARS

alemu.mengistu@ars.usda.gov

William (Bill) Moar
Adjunct Professor

Science Fellow
Regulatory Affairs – Global Resistance Management Monsanto

william.moar@monsanto.com

Rebecca J. Nichols
Adjunct Assistant Professor

National Park Service​

Jason Oliver
Adjunct Associate Professor

Tennessee State University​

jolive17@utk.edu

Charity Owings
Adjunct Assistant Professor

The University of Tennessee

cowings1@utk.edu

Eleanor Phillips
Adjunct Assistant Professor

The University of Tennessee

ephill39@utk.edu

Sean Ryan
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Exponent

sryan@exponent.com

Bradley Sinclair
Adjunct Professor

Entomology – Ottawa Plant Laboratories Entomology Food Inspection Agency

bradley.sinclair@inspection.gc.ca

Lesley Schumacher
Adjunct Assistant Professor

USDA ARS

lesley.schumacher@usda.gov

James T. Vogt
Adjunct Professor

Deputy Program Manager USDA, FS, Inventory  & Analysis​

jtvogt@fs.fed.us

Greg Wiggins
Adjunct Assistant Professor

NIMBIOS
University of Tennessee

wiggybug@utk.edu

Emeritus Faculty

Steve Bost

Gene Burgess

Reid Gerhardt

Frank Hale

James Hilty

Paris Lambdin

Gary Lentz

Charles Pless

John Skinner