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:

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.