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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. Aguero, CM, Eyer, PA, Martin, JS, Bulmer, MS, Vargo, EL. Natural variation in colony inbreeding does not influence susceptibility to a fungal pathogen in a termite. Ecol Evol. 2021;11 (7):3072-3083. doi: 10.1002/ece3.7233. PubMed PMID:33841768 PubMed Central PMC8019025.
  2. Tsujimoto, H, Anderson, MAE, Eggleston, H, Myles, KM, Adelman, ZN. Aedes aegypti dyspepsia encodes a novel member of the SLC16 family of transporters and is critical for reproductive fitness. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2021;15 (4):e0009334. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0009334. PubMed PMID:33826624 .
  3. Janowiecki, MA, Austin, JW, Szalanski, AL, Vargo, EL. Identification of Reticulitermes Subterranean Termites (Blattodea: Rhinotermitidae) in the Eastern United States Using Inter-Simple Sequence Repeats. J Econ Entomol. 2021; :. doi: 10.1093/jee/toab028. PubMed PMID:33822098 .
  4. Vafaie, EK, Pemberton, HB, Gu, M, Kerns, D, Eubanks, MD, Heinz, KM et al.. Adding a Natural Enemy to Respond to Pest Immigration and Delayed Natural Enemy Releases in Augmentative Biological Control. Environ Entomol. 2021; :. doi: 10.1093/ee/nvab007. PubMed PMID:33822009 .
  5. Tvedte, ES, Gasser, M, Sparklin, BC, Michalski, J, Hjelmen, CE, Johnston, JS et al.. Comparison of long read sequencing technologies in interrogating bacteria and fly genomes. G3 (Bethesda). 2021; :. doi: 10.1093/g3journal/jkab083. PubMed PMID:33768248 .
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