My research focus is on insect proteomics, RNAi, molecular physiology, and chemical ecology to develop novel pest managements and to understand biological questions.
Bioactive peptides having insecticide activity (pending)
Formicidae (Ant) control using double-stranded RNA constructs, patent number: 8575328.
Control of insect pests through RNAi of Pheromone Biosynthesis Activating Neuropeptide Receptor (pendng).
Double-stranded RNA constructs to control insect pests (pending).
Lepidopteran moth control using double-stranded RNA constructs (pending)
Pheromone Research May Lead to New Insect Control Methods” Entomology Today in Entomology Society of America. April, 2014
Targeting Pheromones in Fire Ants” In News and Events of Agricultural Research Service of USDA, April 2014.