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ENTM News: Ameya Gondhalekar promoted

Ameya Gondhalekar promoted

​Ameya Gondhalekar with Beth York

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The Department of Entomology welcomes Dr. Ameya Gondhalekar as Research Assistant Professor.  Dr. Gondhalekar brings over five years of experience in basic and applied urban entomology research.  A majority of his previous research has been conducted in collaboration with the pest management industry.
 
 
His interests and goals include: the investigation of molecular mechanisms of insecticide resistance in German cockroaches and bed bugs with an ultimate goal of finding ways to overcome resistance; the unraveling of mechanisms underlying various physiological phenomena in urban insects using next-generation sequencing, proteomics and functional genomics; and conducting basic research for enhancing the efficacy of non-chemical techniques used for managing urban pests.