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Jacqueline Serrano

Research Entomologist

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Ph.D. Entomology (2019) University of California, Riverside

B.S. Biology (2012) University of California, Riverside

Research Interests

Insect chemical ecology and odor-mediated behaviors. Research is focused on the identification of insect semiochemicals and understanding their role in insect behavior. A major goal of the research is to develop practical applications for semiochemicals and other behavior modifying chemicals for IPM programs.

Honors, Awards, Achievements & Recognition

· John Henry Comstock Graduate Student Award, Pacific Branch. Entomology Society of America, 2020

· Dissertation Year Program Fellowship. University of California Riverside, 2019

· Harry H. Shorey Endowed Scholarship. Department of Entomology, University of California Riverside, 2018

· Student Travel Award. International Society of Chemical Ecology, 2018

· Earle C. Anthony Graduate Student Travel Award. University of California Riverside, 2018

· Outstanding Teaching Assistant for the Department of Entomology. University of California Riverside, 2018

· President's Prize in Physiology, Biochemistry, and Toxicology. Entomology Society of America, 2017


Lab Personnel

Jea Kwak, Biological Science Technician