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Welcome to the Department of Entomology at Texas A&M University!

We currently are one of the top entomology departments in the United States. We offer three Entomology degrees (B.S, M.S. and Ph.D.) and a Bachelors of Science degree in Forensic and Investigative Sciences (FIVS) that is nationally accredited by the Forensic Science Education Programs Accreditation Commission (FEPAC) of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences.

Recent Publications

  1. Song, H, Béthoux, O, Shin, S, Donath, A, Letsch, H, Liu, S et al.. Phylogenomic analysis sheds light on the evolutionary pathways towards acoustic communication in Orthoptera. Nat Commun. 2020;11 (1):4939. doi: 10.1038/s41467-020-18739-4. PubMed PMID:33009390 PubMed Central PMC7532154.
  2. Sylvester, T, Hjelmen, CE, Hanrahan, SJ, Lenhart, PA, Johnston, JS, Blackmon, H et al.. Lineage-specific patterns of chromosome evolution are the rule not the exception in Polyneoptera insects. Proc Biol Sci. 2020;287 (1935):20201388. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2020.1388. PubMed PMID:32993470 PubMed Central PMC7542826.
  3. Ugine, TA, Nagra, A, Grebenok, RJ, Behmer, ST, Losey, JE. Herbivory improves the fitness of predatory beetles. J Anim Ecol. 2020; :. doi: 10.1111/1365-2656.13313. PubMed PMID:32909254 .
  4. Eggleston, H, Adelman, ZN. Transcriptomic analyses of Aedes aegypti cultured cells and ex vivo midguts in response to an excess or deficiency of heme: a quest for transcriptionally-regulated heme transporters. BMC Genomics. 2020;21 (1):604. doi: 10.1186/s12864-020-06981-5. PubMed PMID:32867680 PubMed Central PMC7460771.
  5. Zhao, W, Ko, CM, Liu, YX, Qin, GY, Song, H. Probing the Partonic Degrees of Freedom in High-Multiplicity p-Pb collisions at sqrt[s_{NN}]=5.02  TeV. Phys Rev Lett. 2020;125 (7):072301. doi: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.125.072301. PubMed PMID:32857569 .
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