Q: How did you hear about UF/IFAS Indian River Research and Education Center?
A: I was doing a bachelor’s degree at Indian River State College, and I needed an internship. An entomology internship popped up with Dr. Patricia Prade (UF/IFAS-IRREC ... READ MORE
FORT PIERCE, Fla --- A Ph.D. student has won a global award for her work to prevent an invasive tree from encroaching on Florida’s natural landscapes.Sara Salgado studies at the UF/IFAS Norman C. Hayslip Biological Control Research and ... READ MORE
FORT PIERCE, Fla. --- As a child in a Boston suburb, Nicole Quinn was oft outdoors. She marveled over trees, water and dirt -- and how everything was interdependent. She would turn over rocks to examine insects and worms as they worked in ... READ MORE
Q. You love teaching, and you love biological control. What brought you to the point of pursuing a Ph.D. in entomology?
A. I’ve wanted to pursue my Ph.D. since getting my master’s in Entomology in 2012. I don’t think I ever intended ... READ MORE
Q: You are pursuing a career in soil and water science—how did you become interested in agriculture?A: I’m a native of Nepal; our country is vastly agricultural. I am from the district of Dang which is one of Nepal’s most fertile ... READ MORE
Zhenli He, Ph.D., received a 2020 University of Florida Research Foundation Professorship Award, a term that will continue through 2023. The award is the third term professorship He has won during his 16-year tenure with the university.
The ... READ MORE
1. What experience or experiences led you to pursue a career in entomology?
There were a couple of experiences that got me interested in entomology, but I will share the most important one with you. It all started when I met Dr. Henry Fadamiro ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE