Navigation Links
Entomological Society of America recognizes 2014 fellows
Date:7/30/2014

niversity (KSU), is internationally recognized for his research on insect molecular toxicology. Zhu was born in Zhejiang Province, China, in 1955 and attended Zhejiang Agricultural University (presently Zhejiang University), where he received his B.S. in plant protection with specialization in entomology in 1982. After he taught and conducted research in entomology at Zhejiang Agricultural University for five years, he joined Dr. William A. Brindley's laboratory at Utah State University as a graduate student in 1987. He earned his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in biology in 1989 and 1992, respectively. He then worked with Dr. John M. Clark as a postdoctoral research associate and later as a research faculty member at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst from 1992-1995. He accepted a position as assistant professor in the Department of Entomology at KSU in 1995, and was promoted to associate professor in 2002 and full professor in 2007.

Zhu's research focuses on insect resistance to chemical insecticides and Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) toxins; insect acetylcholinesterase (AChE); management of stored product pests; chitin biosynthesis, metabolism, and inhibition; and RNA interference (RNAi). His laboratory first documented the AChE paralogous gene in the greenbug, which led to the discoveries of the paralogous gene in many other insects and the mutations associated with this gene in insecticide-resistant insects by other researchers. His laboratory developed a feeding-based, double-stranded RNA (dsRNA) delivery technique by using chitosan/dsRNA nanoparticles for mosquito larvae. He has authored or co-authored 135 peer-reviewed papers and reviews, 12 book chapters, and 325 presentations (114 invited) delivered at international, national, regional, and local professional meetings. He has served as a major or co-major professor for 19 graduate students (15 graduated), and as a supervisory committee member for an additional 30 graduate students in various
'/>"/>

Contact: Richard Levine
rlevine@entsoc.org
301-731-4535
Entomological Society of America
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17

Related biology news :

1. Entomological Society of America names 2012 Honorary Members
2. Entomological Society of America launches science policy program
3. Entomological Society of America announces 2013 fellows
4. Entomological Foundation announces 2013 Insect Science Award winners
5. Entomological Society of America announces 2013 awardees
6. Entomological Society of America names winners of 2013 student travel grants
7. Entomological Society of America names winners of Monsanto student travel and research awards
8. Oxford University Press to publish Entomological Society of America publications in 2015
9. Geological Society of America Cordilleran section meets in the heart of Mexico
10. American Society of Plant Biologists honors early career women scientists
11. John A. Kaufman named 2012 Dotter Lecturer by Society of Interventional Radiology Foundation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2015)... Fla. , Jan. 13, 2015  Today, FreeWavz ... technology, launched its crowdfunding campaign on Fundable, ... the build of production capacity to meet customer ... Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150113/168790 ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Washington , January 20, 2015 Investorideas.com, ... tech stocks, releases video from the CES 2015 (Consumer Electronics ... Apollo Robbins . Apollo shows how easily ... smart wallet, a product of NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... CHARLOTTE, N.C. , Jan. 22, 2015 Infinisource has ... introduction of the G2 model. The G2 sets a higher ... company,s iSolved human capital management solution. With plug-and-play installation, touch ... G2 time clock provides a robust time collection solution for ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):FreeWavz Launches on Fundable to Drive Speed-to-Market in 2015 2Apollo Robbins Talks about the Illusion of Personal Safety and How Easily Your Wallet is Stolen; If a Wocket Wallet is Stolen the Thief Can't do Anything With it! 2Apollo Robbins Talks about the Illusion of Personal Safety and How Easily Your Wallet is Stolen; If a Wocket Wallet is Stolen the Thief Can't do Anything With it! 3Infinisource's NXG series sets new time clock standard 2
... research group from the University of Leeds has shown that ... in 10-20 per cent of the UK,s population, directly affects ... brain. Their findings are the first to demonstrate ... affect dopamine levels. Whilst the work has been ...
... new study on greenhouse gas emissions from oil palm ... levels of CO 2 emissions than previously thought ... could be costing the earth. The study from ... Council on Clean Transportation, an international think tank that ...
... A major European joint research project has kicked ... make earth measurements which are sufficiently accurate to make ... project is a consortium of European National Measurement Institutes ... and will devote some 28 man years of effort ...
Cached Biology News:Brain parasite directly alters brain chemistry 2New study suggests EU biofuels are as carbon intensive as petrol 2New study suggests EU biofuels are as carbon intensive as petrol 3New study suggests EU biofuels are as carbon intensive as petrol 4New European project launched to address shortcomings in climate data 2New European project launched to address shortcomings in climate data 3New European project launched to address shortcomings in climate data 4
(Date:1/22/2015)... zFlo Motion , a US leader in biomechanics software ... a new partner. STT-Systems has developed an impressive ... with offerings in the optical-motion capture, 3D scanning, and industrial ... unit), iSen, is opening eyes around the world. With no ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Diagenode, ... such as the Bioruptor® and complete solutions for ... for chromatin immunoprecipitation, alleviating the need for manual ... controls needed for ChIP of histones or transcription ...
(Date:1/22/2015)...   GenoSpace , a precision medicine software company that has ... use of genomic, imaging and other biomedical data in research ... Munson , CEO of Aspera, an IBM Company, to its ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20150122/170713 "We are pleased to welcome ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... YORK , Dec. 24, 2014 PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. ... critical areas, announced the closing of an underwritten public offering ... up to an aggregate 3,500,000 shares of common stock, at ... warrant.  The warrants have a per share exercise price of ...
Breaking Biology Technology:3D Motion Capture Just Got Easy 2Diagenode Launches Unique Semi-Automated Solution for Chromatin Immunoprecipitation 2GenoSpace Expands Board with Appointment of Michelle Munson 2PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Closing of Public Offering 2PlasmaTech Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Closing of Public Offering 3
... MILWAUKEE The Medical College of Wisconsin ... Belmont Report, a historical document that laid the ethical ... the first time since the reports completion in 1979, ... Medical College to discuss its enduring impact on research ...
... my top priority has been growing the state's lagging ... on Job Creation, many pro-job initiatives authored and vetted ... bi-partisan basis. These bills have improved the state's energy ... a foundation for a more vibrant venture capital market. ...
... paychecks in your organization. Most of us can read an ... might even know one or two board members, shareholders or ... who your IT staff is really working for. For lack ... in your organization as they further the agenda of major ...
Cached Biology Technology:Belmont Report Commission reuniting for Medical College of Wisconsin Symposium 2Broadband freedom mandatory for growth 2Who does your IT staff work for? 2Who does your IT staff work for? 3
...
... Purification with an Affinity Chitin-binding Tag) utilizes ... splicing elements (termed inteins) to purify recombinant ... (Figures 1 and 2). This system distinguishes ... its ability to separate a recombinant protein ...
... Note: The kit contains all the reagents ... of NADPH-cytochrome c reductase activity in cell ... [endoplastic reticulum (ER)]. It has been tested ... as liver, kidney, brain, spleen, and heart ...
... CHEMICON's Skeletal Myogenesis Kit provides the ... myoblasts into mature skeletal myotubes. By ... is a valuable tool in studies ... in developing strategies for muscle cell ...
Biology Products: