Fight The Bite!

Learn more about Zika and its mosquitoes in Kentucky.

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Drones vs. Invaders

Drones scan for invasive Emerald Ash Borers. Learn more about UK Forest Entomology.

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Big Rigs vs. Little Pests

Students like Nathan Mercer conduct field research to investigate pests.

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Asian Longhorned Beetle

Round 'Em Up! Invasive Longhorned Beetles are at the border.

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New Species

Dr. Lenhart's survey of KY grasshoppers finds new records for the state.

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Annoucements

Zika Website: Current Info For Kentuckians

Entomology News

  • Glenn Skiles
    December 19, 2016

    UK Entomology Graduate Student and Lab Tech Glenn Skiles was named American Moquito Control Association (AMCA) Young Professional of the Month for DEcember 2016. Her work concerns improving barrier treatments for mosquito control. Glenn becomes the first student from UK's Public Entomolog Lab to receive this recognition.

  • October 19, 2016

    Two PhD students from UK Entomology, Smitha George and Bernadette (Bernie) Mach, won the President’s Prize for Outstanding Presentations at the 2016 International Congress of Entomology (ICE). Congratulations to Smitha and Bernie!

  • September 20, 2016

    UK post-doctoral entomologist Dr. Paul Lenhart attended the 13th International Symposium on Ecology of Aphidophaga in Freising, Germany, with help from a competitive International Organization for Biological Control young scientist travel award. Dr. Lenhart presented on the effects of toxic aphids on their natural enemy communities; work which was conducted at UK. The presentation received the best presentation award, which covered travel to the meeting.