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Erin Scully

Research Entomologist
Dr. Erin Scully    

Dr. Erin Scully
Research Molecular Biologist

ATTN: Erin Scully
1515 College Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502
Telephone: 785.776.2710


B.S., Biology, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

M.S., Biology, Indian University of Pennsylvania

Ph.D., Genetics, Pennsylvania State University

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Erin's current research interests include functional genomics of sensory systems of stored product pests and how behavioral and chemical cues can be disrupted to reduce these insects’ abilities to locate food and mates. In addition, she is also interested in genomics of invasive insects and identification of genes that enable stored product insects to adapt abiotic and biotic stresses. From 2014 to 2016, Erin was a postdoctoral Research Molecular Biologist at the USDA ARS Grain, Forage, and Bioenergy Research Unit in Lincoln, NE working on functional genomics of bioenergy grasses. 

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Aguirre-Rojas, L. M., L. L. Buschman, B. McCornack, W. T. Schapaugh, E. D. Scully, K. Y. Zhu, H. N. Trick and C. M. Smith. 2021. Inheritance of antibiosis resistance to the Dectes stem borer, Dectes texanus, in soybean PI175673. Agronomy 11: 00738.
Gerken, A. R., E. D. Scully, J. F. Campbell and W. R. Morrison. 2021. Effectiveness of long-lasting insecticide netting on Tribolium castaneum is modulated by multiple exposures, biotic, and abiotic factors. Pest Manag. Sci. 77: 1235-1244.
Morrison, W. R., E. D. Scully, and J. F. Campbell. 2021. Towards developing areawide semiochemical-mediated, behaviorally-based integrated pest management programs for stored product insects. Pest Manag. Sci. 77: 2667-2682.
Scully, E. D., A. R. Gerken, A. Fifield, V. Nguyen, N. Van Pelt, and F. H. Arthur. 2021. Impacts of Storicide II on internal feeders of brown rice. J. Stored Prod. Res. 90: 101758.
Arthur, F. H., S. R. Bean, D. Smolensky, A. R. Gerken, K. Siliveru, E. D. Scully, and N. Baker. 2020. Development of Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) on sorghum milling fractions. J. Stored Prod. Res. page.
Gerken, A.R., S. R. Abts, E. D Scully, and J. F. Campbell. 2020. Artificial selection to a non-lethal cold stress in Trogoderma variabile shows associations with chronic cold stress and body size. Environmental Entomology 49: 422-434.
Koch, K. G., N. A. Palmer, T. Donze-Reiner, E. D. Scully, J. Seravalli, K. Amundsen, P. Twigg, J. Louis, J. D. Bradshaw, T. M. Heng-Moss, and G. Sarath. 2020. Aphid-responsive defense networks in hybrid switchgrass. Front. Plant Sci. 11: 1145.
Quellhorst, H., C. G. Athanassiou, A. I. Bruce, E. D. Scully, and W. R. Morrison III. 2020. Temperature-mediated competition between the invasive larger grain borer, Prostephanus truncatus (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) and the cosmopolitan maize weevil, Sitophilus zeamais (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Environmental Entomology 49: 255-264.
Rodriguez, F. S., P. R. Armstrong, E. B. Maghirang, K. F. Yaptenco, E. D. Scully, F. H. Arthur, D. L. Brabec, A. D. Adviento-Borbe, and D. C. Suministrado. 2020. NIR Spectroscopy detects chlorpyrifos-methyl pesticide residue in rough, brown, and milled rice. Trans. ASABE 36: 983-993.
Rojas L. A., E. Scully, L. Enders, A. Timm, D. Sinha, and C. M. Smith. 2020. Comparative transcriptomics of Diuraphis noxia and Schizaphis graminum fed wheat plants containing different aphid-resistance genes. PLoS ONE 15: e0233077.