Entomology Research at NCSU

Information about Entomology research programs at NCSU.

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Entomology Graduate Program

Find out what you need to become a graduate student in the Entomology department.

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Entomology Undergrad Minor

The department offers an undergraduate minor in Entomology intended for students who are interested in insects, their management, and their role in natural and agricultural ecosystems.

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Entomology Graduate Student Association

The EGSA provides students with opportunities to organize seminars, meetings, field trips and other functions concerned with common interests of the members of the association.

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Hopperstad receives NSF Graduate Student Fellowship


Kristen Hopperstad has been awarded an NSF Graduate Student Fellowship.  This highly competitive program funded 2000 students nationwide.  Kristen was one of 14 NCSU students (from CALS, COS, COE) and one of four Entomology students nationally that received the fellowships.  The funding will support Kristen's PhD work with Dr. Michael Reiskind studying the impact of the invasion of Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus on the population genetics of Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti, a naturalized species in the southeastern United States.

Congratulations Kristen!