Our team

Dr. Arash Rashed (PI)

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Associate Professor, Ecological Entomology

PhD (2006): Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada 

  • Research Interests: Vector-borne plant pathogen complexes, insect behavioral ecology, Integrated Pest Management, precision agriculture 
  • Publications
  • Hobbies

Fabiola Aguilar

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Field and Laboratory Research Technician (2014- present)

Dr. ZhiGuo Zhao (Visiting Scholar)

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Associate Professor, Ecological Entomology

Shanxi Agricultural University, Taigu, China


Regina Karin Cruzado

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PhD Student, Insect-plant-pathogen interactions; identifying sources of resistance to zebra chip disease (2015- Present)

Atoosa Nikoukar

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MSc student, Insect-plant interactions; integrated pest management for wireworm control in Cereals (2017-Present) 

Cindrie Lowder - Araceli Gonzalez

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Laboratory and field Assistants