Rebecca Butler in Field

Entomology Students Attend the 2021 Annual Entomological Society of America Meeting

The Entomological Society of America held its annual meeting October 31 – November 3, 2021, in Denver, CO. Several of our entomology graduate students attended this professional meeting to present their current research, network, and more. While in attendance, a few of our students, Rebecca Butler, Corey Day, and Kassie Hollabaugh, received an award! We would like to congratulate all of the attending students for their outstanding work!  

On the left, Swati showcasing a plant seed in a laboratory; top right, Matthew identifying insects in a laboratory; bottom right, Rebecca collecting rodents out in the field

EPP STUDENTS EXCELLED at the Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting; Nov. 17-20, 2019

ESA Meeting 2019 Faculty, post-docs, staff, and students from the Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology participated in the Annual Entomological Society of America National meeting held in St. Louis, MO. Seven graduate students presented oral papers either in the Student Competition or in the invited Symposium. Swati Mishra, a PhD student working with Dr. Juan Jurat-Fuentes, co-organized two symposia, and three students were invited to speak in a symposium. Congratulations to two EPP students for winning first place in their individual student competitions. Rebecca Butler, a PhD student working with Dr. Becky Trout Fryxell, won 1st place for her study of ecological relationships of ectoparasites on rodents in western Tennessee. Matthew Longmire, an MS student working with Dr. Jerome