Personnel Directory

ACADEMIC STAFF 

Currie

Rob Currie, Ph.D. (Manitoba)  - Department Head 
Pheromonal regulation of vitellogenesis in worker honey bees, management of varroa mites, the application of honey bee pheromones in crop pollination and physiological, ecological, and behavioural studies of insect pollinators.

Tel: (204) 474-6020
Email: rob_currie@umanitoba.ca
Website

 

Costamagna

Alejandro C. Costamagna,, Ph.D. (Michigan State University)
Insect ecology in agricultural landscapes; ecosystem services, biodiversity, and landscape structure; insect dispersal; predator-prey interactions; trophic and guild interactions in multi-species assemblages; bottom-up and top-down regulation; trophic cascades; biological control; sustainable management of agricultural pests.

Tel: (204) 474-9007
Email: Ale_Costamagna@umanitoba.ca
Website

 

Sharanowski

Barb Sharanowski, Ph.D. (University of Kentucky) 
Phylogenomic methods and theory to understand the evolution of Hymenoptera, taxonomy and systematics of Ichneumonoidea, particularly Braconidae, revision of the world genera of Helconinae (Braconidae), development of new technology for the molecular characterization of species.

Tel: (204) 474-7485
Email: barb_sharanowski@umanitoba.ca
Website
Personal Website

 

Rochon

Kateryn Rochon, Ph.D. (North Carolina State University) 
Vector ecology, arthropod-livestock interactions, arthropod-microbe interactions, geographic distribution of disease vectors, livestock pest management, emerging and re-emerging arthropod-borne diseases.

Tel: (204) 474-8640
Email: kateryn_rochon@umanitoba.ca
Website

 

INSTRUCTOR

Bannerman

Jordan Bannerman, M.P.M. (Simon Fraser University)
Insect ecology in the context of climate change, host-parasitoid dynamics, host-parasitoid trophic interactions, behavioural ecology of aphid parasitoids, biological control of agricultural pests.

Tel: (204) 480-1021
Email: jordan.bannerman@ad.umanitoba.ca

 

SUPPORT STAFF

Baker

Margaret Ann Baker
Administrative Assistant

Tel: (204) 474-9470
Email: ma_baker@umanitoba.ca

 

Graham

Kathy Graham
Department Secretary & Graduate Student Coordinator

Tel: (204) 474-8077
Email: kathy_graham@umanitoba.ca

 

Band

Gwendolyn Band
Receptionist

Tel: (204) 474-9257
Email: gwendolyn.band@umanitoba.ca

 

Babey

Lisa Babey
Technician

Tel: (204) 474-6951
Email: lisa_babey@umanitoba.ca

 

Holder

Dave Holder
Technician

Tel: (204) 474-6947
Email: dave_holder@umanitoba.ca

 

PROFESSORS EMERITUS

Holliday

Neil J. Holliday, Ph.D. (Bristol)
Ecology and management of crop pest insects, biological control, population biology and ecology of carabid beetles, feeding and evolutionary ecology of geometrid moths, biodiversity in managed forest ecosystems.

Tel: (204) 474-8365
Email: neil_holliday@umanitoba.ca
Website

 

 SENIOR SCHOLARS

Galloway

 

Terry Galloway, Ph.D. (Manitoba) 
Biology and management of arthropod pests of wild and domestic animals, interactions of ectoparasites and their hosts, taxonomy of flea larvae, forensic entomology and life histories and production of aquatic insects.

Tel: (204) 474-6024
Email: terry_galloway@umanitoba.ca
Website

MacKay

Pat MacKay, Ph.D. (British Columbia)

Ecology, physiology and geographic variability of aphid polymorphism, dispersal, overwintering and density regulation. Economic aspects of aphid biology, including  economic thresholds and sequential sampling schemes for aphid pests of field crops. 

Tel: (204) 474-9204
Email: pa_mackay@umanitoba.ca

 

SESSIONAL INSTRUCTORS

Tharshi Nagalingalam

 

POST DOCTORAL FELLOWS

Ana Dal Molin
Rassol Bahreini

 

RESEARCH ASSOCIATES

Derek Micholson
Zoe Remple
Amber Bass

 

ADJUNCT PROFESSORS

Adjunct and Honourary Research Professors associated with the Department may supervise graduate students, but some are available only to be members of student's advisory committees. Current adjuncts, their affiliations and areas of expertise are given below. Enquiries about willingness to supervise graduate students should, in the first instance, be directed to the Department Head.

Héctor Cárcamo

Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada               

 

 

Paul G. Fields Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada Stored products entomology: alternatives to fumigants
Mahmood Iranpour National Microbiology Laboratory Biological control and molecular taxonomy of biting flies
Ulrich Kuhlmann CABI Bioscience, Switzerland Biological control of agricultural insect pests
Robert J. Lamb Emeritus Research Scientist Management of crop pests, host plant resistance, aphid biology
L. Robbin Lindsay National Microbiology Laboratory  Arthropod-borne zoonotic diseases
Peter G. Mason Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada Biological and integrated control of agricultural insects pests
Michael J. Paterson Freshwater Institute Freshwater ecology, roles of aquatic insects in pollutant dynamics
Cheryl Podemski Environmental Science Freshwater Institute Freshwater ecology, effects of contaminants on aquatic invertebrates
Steve Pernal Agriculture & Agrifood Canada Apiculture, Bee beheviour, Bee breeding, Parasite & disease management
David M. Rosenberg Freshwater Institute Freshwater ecology, aquatic invertebrates as indicators of ecological impact
Désirée Vanderwel

Dept. of Chemistry
University of Winnipeg

Biochemistry, biosynthesis of insect pheromones
A. Richard Westwood

Dept. of Biology
University of Winnipeg

Forest entomology, biology of Lepidoptera

Noel D. G. White

 

Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada

 

Protection of stored train and grain products

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                  

HONOURARY PROFESSORS

S.R. Loschiavo


EMERITUS PROFESSORS

R.A. Brust
N. J. Holliday