Biography

Research:

Tritrophic interaction of a phytochemical compound (ascimicin), an insect herbivore (gypsy moth) and its endemic baculovirus (gypsy moth nuclear polyhedrosis virus)

Student Research:

Effectiveness of different ascimicin extracts on viral efficacy, and their effects on gypsy moth population processes

Upcoming Research:

Cellular investigations into the role of bisphosphonates on jaw osteonecrosis

Educational Background

  • B.A. (Biology): Randolph-Macon Woman’s College;
  • M.Sc. (Virology) University of Reading, England;
  • Ph.D. (Environmental Sciences – Population Biology) University of Virginia