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Abdul “Hafiz” Ab Majid• From Penang, MALAYSIA• Eldest son in the family- 5 siblings• Married and have two children, 1 year old son and 2 ½ year old daughter• Received B.S in Applied Biology and M.S in Urban & Industrial Entomology from University Sains Malaysia• Currently a Fellow at School Biological Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia and a PhD candidate at UNL – Phd Research on “Molecular Ecology and Population Genetics of Subterranean Termites in Nebraska”• Hobbies – Badminton – Martial art – Rebuilt custom made PC• More info at http://ahafiz.webs.com/
Chris Borman• Undergrad at UNL in Horticulture.• Pursuing Department of Plant Health PhD• Moved to Japan to teach English for 3 years• My 4th year in Japan I worked at a Japanese gardener/arborist• We did all sorts of gardening, pruning trees and shrubs of course, but also harvesting garden tree fruits, building bamboo fences and other things• Was on national Japanese TV there at that job.
Tim Husen B.S. Biological Sciences, UNL M.S. Entomology, UNL A Morphological and Biochemical Characterization of Nebraskan Subterranean Termites Ph.D. Entomology, UNL (Aug. 2012) A Laboratory Evaluation of Palatablity, Concentration Dependent Mortality, and Chitinase Activity in the Eastern Subterranean Termite in Response to Two Chitinase Inhibitor Treated Diets Future Work within the pest management industry Research pest management strategies that reduce pesticide impact on the environment while maintaining efficacy
Erin Ingram Hometown: Franklin, Nebraska B.S. in Elementary Education, University of Nebraska- Lincoln Currently working on M.S. in honey bee toxicology Nanny from 2005-2010 in Seattle and Bellingham, Washington Hobbies Knitting Biking Music Hiking Watching hockey (Let’s Go Pens!) Being with friends and family
• Personal • Professional – Born and raised in – Graduated from Lincoln, Nebraska UNL – 4 sisters, 2 • BS in Entomology brothers, 1 – Masters Degree nephew, 1 niece • Dr. Cortinas – Likes • Affects of chemo- • Church attractants have • Traveling on Culex mosquito species in • Writing Lancaster county, • Gardening Nebraska
Nick Miller• Bruner Club Faculty Advisor• BS & PhD, The University of Birmingham (England, not Alabama).• Postdoc jobs in England, France, Portugal, Iowa.• Joined UNL as Assistant Professor 2010• Teach Insect Physiology• Research on population genetics, insect-plant interactions
About Johan• Johan is from Bloemfontein in the Orange Free State and is married to Henda Pretorius.• His hobbies include, travelling the country, target shooting, camping, and of course – insect collecting.• Johan is currently employed by the Central University of Technology where he studied Agricultural management. He also studied entomology at the University of the Free State.
Who Am I? Personal Professional Valentine NE Doctoral Candidate Traveling Dr. Heng-Moss & Dr. Baxendale LOVE my Garden! Buffalograss & Chinchbug Painting Plant resistance Salivary glands Being a mom! Ethylene pathway Next Gen Sequencing Go Green! Love teaching! ENTO 116 (lab)