Distinguished McKnight University Professor
Ph.D. Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario.
Insect reproduction; fat body metabolism; hormonal control of gene expression; genetics of insect cells in culture; gene amplification; DNA mediated gene transfer; identification of regulatory sequences in insect genes; mechanisms of insecticide resistance.
Additional Graduate Faculty
Professor of Entomology and Director of the Natural History Museum. University of Nebraska
Ph.D., University of Texas, 1989
Systematics of Lepidoptera and other insects, using morphology and biochemical techniques (eg., DNA sequencing); evolution of mating behaviors and defense mechanisms in neotropical noctuid moths.