Current Students

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Ting Li, Ph.D. 2008. Major Professor. Ting Li’s research is focused on “The Gene Interaction and Regulation in Insecticides resistance of Mosquitoes.”

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Ting Yang, Ph.D. 2009. Major Professor. Ting Yang’s research is focused on “Cytochrome P450 Mediated Resistance in Mosquitoes.”

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William R. Reid, Ph.D. 2010. Major Professor. William Reid’s research is focused on “Genomics and Genetics of Mosquito resistance.”

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Ming Li, Ph.D. 2010. Major Professor. Ming Li’s research is focused on “Genetics, Inheritance and Molecular Mechanisms of insecticide resistance in House Flies.

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Feng Liu, Ph.D. 2011. Major Professor. Feng Liu’s research is focused on “Neurophysiology of Mosquitoes.”


Former Students

  • Julia W. Pridgeon, Ph.D. 2002. Major Professor. Currently a Molecular Biogist at USDA-ARS, Gainesville, FL. Dr. Pridgeon’s dissertation was “Molecular mechanisms of insecticide resistance in German cockroaches.”
  • John (Qiang) Xu, Ph.D. 2007. Major Professor. Currently an assistant professor in the Department of Biology, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX. Dr. Xu’s dissertation was “Kdr-mediated mechanisms of pyrethroid resistance in the mosquito, Culex quinquefasciatus (S.).”
  • Fang Zhu, Ph.D. 2007. Major Professor. Currently a research associate in the Department of Entomology, University of Kentucky, Lexington. Dr. Zhu’s dissertation was “Cytochrome P450-mediated insecticide resistance in the house fly, Musca domestica (L.).”
  • Tain Li, M.S., 2010. Major Professor. Currently a Ph.D. student in the Department of Entomology, University of Kentucky, Lexington. Mr. Tain’s thesis was “Inheritance of insecticide resistance in house flies, Musca domestica(L.).”
  • Huqi Liu, Ph.D., 2005 Major Professor (Co-Advisor: Professor A. Guo). Currently an associate professor, Department of Biology, College of Life Sciences, Northwest A & F University, Yangling, China. Dr. Liu’s dissertation was “Mechanisms of insecticide resistance in mosquitoes, Aedes albopictus (S.) and Culex quinquefasciatus (S.).”
  • Ting Li, M.S. 2008 Major Professor (Co-Advisor: Professor M. Wang). Currently a Ph.D. graduate student in the Liu Lab, Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, AU. Ms. Li’s thesis was “The effect of proteinase inhibitors, SCPI-1 and SCPI-2, on the toxicity of permethrin to mosquitoes.”