Principal Investigator

Krystal Hans

Dr. Krystal R. Hans

Forensic Entomology
Principal Investigator

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Ph.D., Biology, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON Canada
M.S., Biology, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH
B.S., Biology and Environmental Studies, William Smith College, Geneva, NY

Graduate Students

Teomie Rivera-Miranda

Teomie Rivera-Miranda

PhD student
M.Sc. Molecular Biology, University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras, San Juan, PR
B.S. Biology, University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras, San Juan, PR

Ph.D. Research: Effects of pesticides on blow fly (Diptera: Calliphoridae) oviposition behavior and development
Kelly Bagsby

Kelly Bagsby

Masters student
B.S. Biology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Master’s Research: Initial Blow Fly (Diptera: Calliphoridae) Colonization and Decomposition of Cats (Felis Catus) in Indian
Vanessa Cooper

Vanessa Cooper

Masters student
B.S. Insect Biology, Forensic Entomology Concentration, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Undergraduate Research: Insect Colonization and Accessibility of Carpet Concealed Carcasses

Undergraduate Researchers

Summer Brantley
Undergraduate Research: Chemical Exposure and Blow Fly Oviposition

Ashley Brazeau
Undergraduate Research: Blow Flies and Fabric Wrapped Remains

Autumn Greer
Undergraduate Research: Blow Fly Attraction to Household Cleaning Products

Tucker Shelton
Undergraduate Research: An Analysis of Decomposition in Water

Claire Tulloch

Aubrey Williams

summer research

Alumni

Hannah Robbins

Hannah Robbins

Undergraduate Researcher Alumnus
Undergraduate Research: Development and Survival of Sarcophaga bullata Parker (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) on Chemically Treated Food
Kristen Lenfestey

Kristen Lenfestey

Undergraduate Researcher Alumnus
Undergraduate Research: Influence of Suitcase Concealment on Decomposition and Insect Arrival

Jessica Newton

Undergraduate Researcher Alumnus
Undergraduate Research: Influence of Plastic Concealment on Decomposition and Insect Arrival

Collin Harris

Honors Undergraduate Researcher Alumnus
Undergraduate Research: Rearing Media and Successful Development of the Forensically Relevant Blow Fly Lucilia sericata (Diptera: Calliphoridae)

Max Howard

Undergraduate Researcher Alumnus
Undergraduate Research: Decomposition and Insect Activity in Delaware and Indiana