DR. KATERYN ROCHON

Ph.D. (North Carolina State University)

Assistant Professor

Room 215 Entomology Building
Winnipeg Manitoba R3T 2N2 CANADA

Telephone: (204) 474-8640
Facsimile: (204) 474 7628
Email: kateryn_rochon@umanitoba.ca


Research Interests:

  • Geographic distribution of disease vectors
  • Arthropod-host interactions
  • Arthropod-microbe interactions
  • Livestock pest management
  • Assessment of vector potential/capacity
  • Emerging and re-emerging arthropod-borne diseases

Recent Publications:

Onwugamba, F., R. Fitzgerald, K. Rochon, L. Guardabassi, A. Alabi, S. Khüne, M. Grobusch, and F. Schaumburg. 2018. The role of “filth flies” and the spread of antimicrobial resistance. Travel Health and Infectious Disease, 22:8-17. DOI: 10.1016/j.tmaid.2018.02.007

Mullens, B. A., N. C. Hinkle, R. T. Fryxell, and K. Rochon. 2018. Past, Present and Future Contributions and Needs for Veterinary Entomology in the United States and Canada. The American Entomologist, 64(1):20-31. DOI: : 10.1093/ae/tmy006

Gabriele-Rivet, V., J. K. Koffi, Y. Pelcat, J. Arsenault, A. Cheng, L. R. Lindsay, T. J. Lysyk, K. Rochon, and N. H. Ogden. 2017. A risk model for the Lyme disease vector Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in the Prairie Provinces of Canada.  Journal of Medical Entomology, 54(4):862-868. DOI:10.1093/jme/tjx036

Rochon, K., R. B. Baker, G. W. Almond, I. M. Gimeno, A. A. Perez de Leon, and D. W. Watson. 2015. Persistence and Retention of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus in Stable Flies. Journal of Medical Entomology, 52(5):1117-23. DOI: : 10.1093/jme/tjv096

C. Bouchard, E. Leonard, J. K. Koffi, Y. Pelcat, A. Peregrine, N. Chilton, K. Rochon, T. Lysyk, L. R. Lindsay, N. Ogden. 2015. The increasing risk of Lyme disease in Canada. Canadian Veterinary Journal (Special Report), Canadian Veterinary Journal, 56:693-699. PMCID: PMC4466818

Rochon, K., G. A. Scoles, and T. J. Lysyk. 2012. Dispersion and sampling of adult Dermacentor andersoni (Stiles) in rangeland in western North America. Journal of Medical Entomology, 49(2):253-261. DOI: 10.1603/ME11160

Cohnstaedt, L. W., K. Rochon, A. J. Duehl, J. F. Anderson, R. Barrera, N.-Y. Su, A. C. Gerry, P. J. Obenauer, J. F. Campbell, T. J. Lysyk, and S. A. Allan. 2012. Arthropod surveillance programs: basic components, strategies, and analysis. Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 105(2): 135-149.

Rochon. K., G. A. Scoles, and T. J. Lysyk. (2012). Dispersion and sampling of adult Dermacentor andersoni (Stiles) in rangeland in western North America. Journal of Medical Entomology, 49(2):253-261.

Rochon, K., R. B. Baker, G. W. Almond, and D. W. Watson. 2011. Assessment of Stomoxys calcitrans (Diptera: Muscidae) as a vector of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome virus. Journal of Medical Entomology, 48(4): 876-883.

Lysyk, T. J., L. D. Kalischuk-Tymensen, K. Rochon, and L. B. Selinger. 2010. Activity of Bacillus thuringiensis isolates against immature horn fly and stable fly (Diptera: Muscidae). Journal of Economic Entomology, 103(3):1019-1029.

Watson, D. W., E. L. Niño, K. Rochon, S. Denning, L. Smith, and J. S. Guy. 2007. Experimental evaluation of Musca domestica (Diptera: Muscidae) as a vector of Newcastle Disease virus. Journal of Medical Entomology, 44(4):666-671.

Rochon, K., T. J. Lysyk, and L. B. Selinger. 2005. Retention of Escherichia coli by house fly and stable fly (Diptera: Muscidae) during pupal metamorphosis and eclosion. Journal of Medical Entomology, 42(3):397-403.   

Rochon, K., T. J. Lysyk, and L. B. Selinger. 2004. Persistence of Escherichia coli in immature house fly and stable fly (Diptera: Muscidae) in relation to larval growth and survival. Journal of Medical Entomology, 41(6):1082-89.