Entomology Faculty

Only faculty affiliated with ILS are listed on this page.  Learn more about Entomology faculty. The Entomology Graduate Coordinator is Kerry Oliver (kmoliver@uga.edu).

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Mike Adang

Professor
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; Entomology

Ecology of macroinvertebrates in freshwater wetlands and streams.

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Darold Batzer

Professor
Entomology

Distinguished Research Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; Research interest:
Functional and structural genomics, metabolism and enzymology of organisms that grow near 100C.

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Gaelen Burke

Associate Professor
Entomology

Functional and evolutionary genomics of microbial associations with insects; virology, symbiosis, immunity

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Carmen Blubaugh

Assistant Professor
Entomology

Biodiversity; insect ecology; the role of soil microbes and defensive plant chemistry in plant/herbivore interactions, predator/prey interactions; sustainable agriculture

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Don Champagne

Associate Professor
Entomology

Role of arthropod salivary factors in pathogen transmission and immune responses in their vertebrate hosts.

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Brian Forschler

Professor
Entomology

The mission of the Household and Structural Entomology program is acquisition of information
on behavior, biology, ecology and evolution of associations with arthropods and human habitation.

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Brendan Hunt

Associate Professor
Entomology

Behavioral and evolutionary genetics and epigenetics of social insects.

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Joe McHugh

Professor
Entomology

Evolution, systematics and anatomy of insects.

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Patricia Moore

Professor
Entomology

The role of developmental mechanisms in sexual selection and the evolution of reproductive strategies in insects.

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Kerry Oliver

Associate Professor
Entomology

Ecology and evolution of heritable symbiosis in insects.

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Ken Ross

Professor
Entomology

Population biology, evolutionary genetics, molecular systematics, and comparative
genomics of social insects (fire ants) with an emphasis on studies of genetic variation.

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Mike Strand

Distinguished Research Professor
Entomology

Molecular and evolutionary biology of insect parasites; virology, immunology, symbiont evolution, reproduction.

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Kevin Vogel

Assistant Professor
Entomology

Integrating physiology, genomics, evolution, and microbial symbiosis to understand the biology of insect vectors of disease.

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