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
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