IGTRCN Trainees

2017 – Spring

Karen Kemirembe, Mohammad Asaduzzaman Miah, and Kristal Watrous

2016 – Fall

Arvind SharmaDavid Haymer Report on Australia work
Mateus Berni
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Rajendra Chilukuri

2016 – Spring

CRISPR/cas9 in the butterfly Bicyclus anynana for functional analysis of the evolution of adaptive traits.
Alok Arun
REPORT
Host: Christine Merlin
Texas A&M University
Developing genetic technologies for hemipteran insect
Junbo Luan
Report
IGTRCN post-visit
Host: Rob HarrellInsect Transformation Facility, Rockville, MD
Genome Editing as Anti-viral Response in Honeybees
Hongmei Li-Byarlay, Ph.D.,
Postdoctoral Researcher,
North Carolina State University
Mike G PhotoHost: Mike Goblirsch
University of Minnesota

2015 – Fall

Functional characterization of genes involved in the second step of insecticide catabolism in the main malaria vector, Anopheles funestus
JacobRiveronJacob Riveron, Ph.D.
Post Doc Research Associate
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine
Liverpool Merseyside United Kingdom REPORT
Koen-VenkenHost: Koen Venken, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Baylor College of Medicine
Applying Multiplexed Shotgun Genotyping to hybrid wasps
LornaCohenLorna Cohen
Graduate Student
University of Illinois
PeterAndolfattoHost: Peter Andolfatto, Ph.D.,
Princeton University REPORT
Conditional microRNA knockout in the antenna of Aedes aegypti
LucianoCosmeLuciano Cosme
Yale University
Students and Dr. Zach Adelman, Ent; Fralin biotechnology research laboratory Host:  Zach Adelman Ph.D
Virgina Tech
Advancing pest control strategies with CRISPR/Cas genome editing technology in Bactrocera tryoni (Queensland fruit fly)
AChoo_photoAmanda Choo
University of Adelaide REPORT
Students and Dr. Zach Adelman, Ent; Fralin biotechnology research laboratory Host:  Zach Adelman Ph.D
Virgina Tech REPORT

2015 – Spring

Exploring Wolbachia-mediated arboviral enhancement
BritDodsonBrittany Dodson
Graduate student
Pennsylvania State University
Rob Harrell
Insect Transformation Facility, University of Maryland College Park REPORT
Exploration of PAR2-like Proteins present in Culex mosquitoes using the CRISPR/Cas9 System.
4399820_bfhlmuz268_lKimberly Stephens
University of California – Riverside
Host: Rob Harrell,
Insect Transformation Facility, University of Maryland College Park REPORT
Applying Genome Editing Technique to Honey Bee Social Behavior Study
Zhenqing Chen, Ph.D.8ba61be3c2
Host: Martin Beye, Ph.D.
Heinrich Heine University
Duesseldorf, Germany REPORT

2014 -Fall

Ephestia: towards routine transgenesis and genome editing in Lepidoptera Arnaud Martin, Ph.D.
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Arnaud Martin, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Researcher
University of California Berkley
Paul Shirk
Host: Paul Shirk, Ph.D.
USDA/ARS, Gainesville, FL REPORT
Adopting high-throughput and non-destructive RNAi technology in soybean aphid.
Raman Bansal, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Researcher, Ohio State University
Raman Bansal, Ph.D.
Department of Entomology
Ohio State University
Allison Hansen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign
Host: Allison K. Hansen
Department of Entomology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign REPORT

Bisulfite Sequencing Training for Nurse and Forager Honey bees.
Jonathan Bobek, Graduate Student, Arizona State University
Jonathan Bobek
School of Life Sciences
Arizona State University
Hongmei LI-Byarlay, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Researcher, North Carolina State University
Host: Hongmei Li-Byarlay
Department of Entomology
North Carolina State University REPORT

Developing CRISPRs in the stalk-eyed fly, Teleopsis dalmanni
Josie Reinhardt, Ph.D., Josephine Rheinhardt, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Biology, University of Maryland College Park
Josephine Reinhardt, Ph.D.

University of Maryland College Park
David O'Brochta, Ph.D., Professor, University of Maryland College Park
Host: David O’Brochta, Ph.D.
Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research
University of Maryland College Park REPORT