NC State University
Our Lab in the News
2014
Saenz paper on bed bugs in Journal of Medical Entomology:
    ESA   Science Daily   Philly.com   RedOrbit   Medical Daily   PR Web
2013
Zach Devries awarded 2013 Monsanto Student Travel Award which includes an $1800 to support travel meetings
Zach DeVries wins Kirby L. Hays award for the Southeastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America
Alexis Barbarin awarded National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Biology
Coby receives Crown Leadership Award from Pest Control Technology Magazine and Syngenta
Ann Carr's research on ticks featured in Perspectives
Glucose taste aversion in cockroaches paper in Science: (see Lab Publications)
    NCSU press release    Science Podcast (start at 10:10 min)    NY Times     Associated Press
    BBC (narrated video)     The Scientist      Pest Control Technology Podcast      News & Observer
    NPR      The Christian Science Monitor      Daily Mail      The Why Files       Science News    TIME 
    Los Angeles Times     Bloomberg News     New Scientist        LiveScience.com     io9    J Gen Physiol 
Mallis Expert Insights: Q&A with Dr. Coby Schal
Coby profiled in Pest Management Professional magazine
Coby interviewed by Terry & Joe Graedon on NPR's the People's Pharmacy
Ada Uzsák awarded the Kenneth R. Keller Award for Excellence in Doctoral Dissertation Research
Coby comments about insect personality in Pest Control Technology magazine
Ada Uzsák's poster wins at the 8th Annual NCSU Graduate Student Research Symposium
Insect antennal grooming paper in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences:
    NCSU press release  (blog)
    NPR Science Friday Video Pick of the Week (Audio) (video)     Discovery Channel: Why do animals groom?
    Science Magazine (PDF file)       Today's Science (Science news for students) (PDF file)
    News & Observer      WUNC91.5      BBC News      Science daily       LiveScience.com
    Chemical & Engineering News        Discover Magazine       Science360.gov       Smithsonian Magazine
    Discovery News       SigmaXi Smart Briefs       National Geographic 4 Kids       Huffington Post
    Neuroscience News      PCT Magazine
Coby profiled in The Scientist Magazine
2012
Ada Uzsák awarded the North Carolina Entomological Society’s Outstanding Ph.D. Graduate Student Award
Logu Ponnusamy awarded Entomological Society of America's Early Career Innovation Award
Ann Carr's paper featured as the "Editor's Choice" in Medical and Veterinary Entomology
Angela Sierras awarded National Institutes of Health Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity Fellowship
Coby Schal Distinguished Member, Sigma Xi 125th Anniversary Celebration
Angela Bucci awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
Coby comments on Alper Bozkurt's research with Hissing cockroaches
Abstract blog of the NC State Newsroom: Know Your Enemy: Cockroaches
More bed bug coverage: Population genetics
    Pest magazine All things bed bug - the Bed Bug Summit. PDF File
    POPSCI.com Using DNA to track the spread of bed bugs. PDF File
    Infectious Disease News. PDF File
2011
Parcoblatta pheromone paper in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences:
    NCSU press release      Natural History      io9       NPR Science Friday (Spanish)       Earth Times
Coby Schal awarded Silverstein-Simeone Award, International Society for Chemical Ecology
Our paper in BMC Microbiology on antibiotic resistant microbes in cockroaches
    NCSU press release     Daily Mail       WebMD       Food Consumer      NPR Fresh Air (radio)
    Rob Dunn's guest blog on American Scientist
Us and our bed bugs in the news: Follow up to ASTMH presentation in Philadelphia (just a few of many)
   
NPR Science Friday and Blog       Science News       Scientific American and Blogs
    WUNC-FM "The State of Things" (Radio)       Nature Blog       The Wall Street Journal      Chicago Tribune
    Washington Post     German National Radio      New Scientist Health      Medical News Today
    WebMD       U.S. News & World Report       Fox News      WRAL-TV Raleigh
Alvaro Romero awarded National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Biology
2010
Rick Santangelo wins "Award for Excellence" from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Rick Santangelo on WRAL-TV: Bed bugs cause havoc in Triangle: WRAL video
Us and our bed bugs in the news:
    TELEMUNDO (Alvaro Romero)       NPR Peoples’ Pharmacy      WRAL Monica Laliberte
    WRAL NCSU looks to stop bedbugs      Glens Falls Post-Star      PCT
    NY Daily News      WFMY News 2 Greensboro
Warren Booth's 2011 paper on parthenogenesis in Boa constrictors: Biology Letters
    Discover magazine     MSNBC     NCSU Press Release     BBC      Discovery News      New Scientist
   
CBS News      U.S. News & World Report       WUNC-NPR: The State of Things
QTL for pheromone receptors in Heliothis: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
    NCSU Press Release
2009
Elsa Youngsteadt wins NCSU Graduate School Thesis and Dissertation Award
Godfrey Nalyanya's Forum Journal of Medical Entomology paper: IPM vs. Conventional Pest Control in NC Schools
2008
Logu Ponnusamy's Aedes Oviposition Stimulants: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Elsa Youngsteadt's Ant-Garden attractants: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
    NCSU Press Release      AAAS ScienceNOW. PDF File     BioScience. PDF File    
    Spektrum Direkt (German). PDF File
Asian cockroach could aid Texas growers: Annals of the Entomological Society of America paper (PDF)
    Science Daily     USDA
News & Observer letter: Reward for guzzlers
2007
Coby Schal receives Research Friend of Extension Award, North Carolina State University
National Center for Healthy Housing: JACI paper -- Effectiveness of Commercial Pest Control
2006
Astrid Groot's Evolution of moth pheromone communication: Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Coby Schal elected Fellow of the Entomological Society of America
Pest Control Technology (PCT): NCUE Recognizes Next Generation of Entomologists; Honors Coby Schal
2005
Toshi Nojima's paper in Science: German cockroach sex pheromone
    NCSU News Release       News&Observer: Irresistible cockroach discovery
   
MSNBC: Sexy 'perfume' lures cockroaches to their doom        BBC News: Sex hungry roaches lured to deat  
2004
Chad Gore awarded inaugural Bayer Young Scientist of the Year Award
    NCSU's Perspectives
Cockroach allergen mitigation in homes -- JACI paper with NIEHS
   
NCSU's Perspectives: Baits Alone Cause Surprising Reductions in Roach Allergens      NCSU News Release
Glenn Holbrook's paper on maternal care in cockroaches: 
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
   
NCSU News Release
2000
Urban Entomology: NCSU's Perspectives
Aviary Roach Control in the NC Zoo: NCSU's Perspectives
1999
Simon Agwalory's Undergraduate Research: NCSU's Perspectives
W.M. Keck Program in Behavioral Biology: NCSU's Perspectives