Correy Hildebrand, Ph.D. Student
Parsonsburg/Ocean City, Md
It will most likely involve genomics and Necrobia rufipes. That’s all I know presently. I would love to do a smaller project related to VOCs and chemical attraction.
BS Biology, CBS U of Mn
I find every aspect of them fascinating; their physiology, their diversity, their plasticity. Everything about them makes them amazing little organisms.
Why U of M?
I volunteered in the collection for the last year and a half of my undergrad and I decided I wasn’t going anywhere. I finished a MS with the department and when it came to take on a PhD, I knew this is where I wanted to stay. I’m proud to be part of the Ent program here at the U.
Working forensic cases during decomp season and possibly teaching.
Coffee or Tea?