Adrian, Virginia Scott, and Deane receive a grant from Boulder County Open Space to investigate the conservation value of woody debris remaining from the 2013 flood for cavity-nesting bees.
At the December, 2015 meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Deane was honored by being elected as a Fellow.
Former member of the lab, Susan Whitehead (currently a post-doc at Cornell), accepts a tenure-track faculty position at Virginia Tech!! Congratulations Susan!!
Peri has a paper published in Ecology Letters!!
Mason, P. 2016. On the role of host pphenotypic plasticity in host shifting by parasites. Ecology Letters 19:121-132.
Way to go Peri!
Caitlin's paper on the preference and performance of specialist, Euphydryas anicia and generalist, Estigmene acrea, caterpillars on two species of Penstemon has been accepted for publication in Ecological Entomology!! Kelly, C. and M.D. Bowers. 2016. Preference and performance of generalist and specialist herbivores on chemically defended host plants. Ecological Entomology.
Toby received a Dissertation Improvement Grant from the National Science Foundation. This project will investigate whether gut microbes affect caterpillar herbivory and fitness. He will be working with the tobacco hornworm, Manduca sexta (Sphingidae) and its host plant, Datura wrightii (Solanaceae).
Dr. Deane Bowers
Professor, CU Museum Curator of Entomology
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Dept. Chair
Campus Box 334
University of Colorado
Boulder, CO 80309-0334
Office Phone (303) 492 - 5530