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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. Foquet, B, Little, DW, Medina-Durán, JH, Song, H. The time-course of behavioural phase change in the Central American locust, Schistocerca piceifrons. J Exp Biol. 2022; :. doi: 10.1242/jeb.244621. PubMed PMID:36408689 .
  2. Scavo, NA, Zecca, IB, Sobotyk, C, Saleh, MN, Lane, SK, Olson, MF et al.. High prevalence of canine heartworm, Dirofilaria immitis, in pet dogs in south Texas, USA, with evidence of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes contributing to transmission. Parasit Vectors. 2022;15 (1):407. doi: 10.1186/s13071-022-05514-1. PubMed PMID:36329477 PubMed Central PMC9635171.
  3. Dong, B, Khan, L, Smith, M, Trevino, J, Zhao, B, Hamer, GL et al.. Spatio-temporal dynamics of three diseases caused by Aedes-borne arboviruses in Mexico. Commun Med (Lond). 2022;2 :134. doi: 10.1038/s43856-022-00192-7. PubMed PMID:36317054 PubMed Central PMC9616936.
  4. Fernández-Santos, NA, Hamer, GL, Garrido-Lozada, EG, Rodríguez-Pérez, MA. SARS-CoV-2 Infections in a High-Risk Migratory Population Arriving to a Migrant House along the US-Mexico Border. Trop Med Infect Dis. 2022;7 (10):. doi: 10.3390/tropicalmed7100262. PubMed PMID:36288002 PubMed Central PMC9607274.
  5. Nihranz, CT, Helms, AM, Tooker, JF, Mescher, MC, De Moraes, CM, Stephenson, AG et al.. Adverse effects of inbreeding on the transgenerational expression of herbivore-induced defense traits in Solanum carolinense. PLoS One. 2022;17 (10):e0274920. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0274920. PubMed PMID:36282832 PubMed Central PMC9595541.
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