|Present||Adjunct Professor,The Institute for Environmental and Human Health, Texas Tech University|
|Present||Distinguished Professor, Iowa State University ‐ Department of Entomology|
Honors and Awards
- Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor
- Fellow, Entomological Society of America
- Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
- Fellow, Agrochemicals Division of American Chemical Society
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Peer-Reviewed Articles (119)
Plant essential oils synergize various pyrethroid insecticides and antagonize malathion ...
Medical and Veterinary Entomology (2019)
Pyrethroid resistance is a significant threat to agricultural, urban and public health pest control activities. Because economic incentives for the ...
Menthol acts as a positive allosteric modulator on nematode levamisole ...
International Journal for Parasitology: Drugs and Drug Resistance (2018)
The ongoing and widespread emergence of resistance to the existing anti-nematodal pharmacopeia has made it imperative to develop new anthelminthic ...
Current and Future Repellent Technologies: The Potential of Spatial Repellents ...
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (2018)
Every year, approximately 700,000 people die from complications associated with etiologic disease agents transmitted by mosquitoes. While insecticide-based vector control ...
Pharmacological Characterization of a Tyramine Receptor from the Southern Cattle ...
Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2015)
The southern cattle tick (Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus) is a hematophagous external parasite that vectors the causative agents of bovine babesiosis ...
Susceptibility and Aversion of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) to Cry1F ...
Journal of Economic Entomology (2014)
Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) maize was developed primarily for North American pests such as European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis (Hübner)). However, ...
G-Protein-Coupled Receptors (GPCRs) as Biopesticide Targets: A Focus on Octopamine ...
Biopesticides: State of the Art and Future Opportunities (2014)
Plants have evolved beneficial and protective mechanisms including the production of essential oils. Essential oils are the odiferous component of ...
Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships (QSARs) of Monoterpenoids at an Expressed American ...
Pest Management with Natural Products (2013)
Monoterpenoids are found in essential oils from numerous plant families. Octopamine is a biogenic monoamine found within various invertebrates, including ...