IGTRCN Trainees

2017 – Spring

Coming soon.

2016 – Fall

Coming soon
Arvind Sharma

David Haymer

Report on Australia work

Coming soon

Mateus Berni

Rajendra Chilukuri

2016 – Spring

CRISPR/cas9 in the butterfly Bicyclus anynana for functional analysis of the evolution of adaptive traits.
AlokAlok Arun
Merlin.Christine.Image1.Host: Christine Merlin
Texas A&M University
Developing genetic technologies for hemipteran insect
junbo1Junbo Luan


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Host: Rob Harrell
Insect Transformation Facility, Rockville, MD
Genome Editing as Anti-viral Response in Honeybees
Hongmei LI-Byarlay, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Researcher, North Carolina State University 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
JacobRiveron Jacob 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
LornaCohen Lorna Cohen
Graduate Student
University of Illinois
PeterAndolfattoHost: Peter Andolfatto, Ph.D.,
Princeton University  REPORT
Conditional microRNA knockout in the antenna of Aedes aegypti
LucianoCosme Luciano 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_photo Amanda Choo
University of Adelaide  REPORT
Host: Zach Adelman Ph.D
Virgina Tech  REPORT

2015 – Spring

Exploring Wolbachia-mediated arboviral enhancement
BritDodsonBrittany Dodson
Graduate student
Pennsylvania State University
Host: 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. 8ba61be3c2Host: 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.
arnaudArnaud 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 UniversityRaman Bansal, Ph.D.
Department of Entomology
Ohio State University
Allison Hansen, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana - ChampaignHost: Allison K. Hansen
Department of Entomology
University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignREPORT
Bisulfite Sequencing Training for Nurse and Forager Honey bees.
Jonathan Bobek, Graduate Student, Arizona State UniversityJonathan Bobek
School of Life Sciences
Arizona State University
Hongmei LI-Byarlay, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Researcher, North Carolina State UniversityHost: Hongmei Li-Byarlay
Department of Entomology
North Carolina State UniversityREPORT
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 ParkJosephine Reinhardt, Ph.D.
University of Maryland College Park
David O'Brochta, Ph.D., Professor, University of Maryland College ParkHost: David O’Brochta, Ph.D.
Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research
University of Maryland College ParkREPORT