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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. Kojin, BB, Jakes, E, Biedler, JK, Tu, Z, Adelman, ZN. Partial masculinization of Aedes aegypti females by conditional expression of Nix. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16 (7):e0010598. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0010598. PubMed PMID:35776760 .
  2. Yuan, JW, Song, HX, Chang, YW, Yang, F, Du, YZ. Transcriptome analysis and screening of putative sex-determining genes in the invasive pest, Frankliniella occidentalis (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Comp Biochem Physiol Part D Genomics Proteomics. 2022;43 :101008. doi: 10.1016/j.cbd.2022.101008. PubMed PMID:35752128 .
  3. Tng, PYL, Carabajal Paladino, LZ, Anderson, MAE, Adelman, ZN, Fragkoudis, R, Noad, R et al.. Intron-derived small RNAs for silencing viral RNAs in mosquito cells. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2022;16 (6):e0010548. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0010548. PubMed PMID:35737714 .
  4. Bae, M, Lewis, A, Liu, S, Arcot, Y, Lin, YT, Bernal, JS et al.. Novel Biopesticides Based on Nanoencapsulation of Azadirachtin with Whey Protein to Control Fall Armyworm. J Agric Food Chem. 2022; :. doi: 10.1021/acs.jafc.2c01558. PubMed PMID:35727694 .
  5. Balasubramanian, S, Curtis-Robles, R, Chirra, B, Auckland, LD, Mai, A, Bocanegra-Garcia, V et al.. Characterization of triatomine bloodmeal sources using direct Sanger sequencing and amplicon deep sequencing methods. Sci Rep. 2022;12 (1):10234. doi: 10.1038/s41598-022-14208-8. PubMed PMID:35715521 .
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