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Ameya D Gondhalekar


  • Research Assistant Professor Entomology

Awards & Honors

(2018) Sudip Gaire (PhD Student) Received Shripat Kamble Urban Entomology Graduate Student Award for Innovative Research.. Entomological Society of America.

(2018) Sudip Gaire (PhD Student) Received National Conference on Urban Entomology PhD Scholarship. National Conference on Urban Entomology.

(2018) Aaron Ashbrook (PhD Student). Pest Management Foundation Scholarship. Pest Management Foundation.

(2018) Aaron Ashbrook (PhD Student) Received Medical, Urban and Veterinary Entomology (MUVE) section Graduate Student Travel Award. Entomological Scoiety of America.

Selected Publications

Gondhalekar, A. D. (in press). 2018 Highlights of Urban Entomology. Journal of Medical Entomology.

Myers, A., Gondhalekar, A. D., Saltzmann, K., Bennett, G. W., & Scharf, M. E. (2015). Silencing and functional characterization of a tergal gland-associated alpha amylase in the German cockroach. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Fardisi, M. N., Gondhalekar, A. D., Ashbrook, A. R., & Scharf, M. E. (2019). Rapid evolutionary responses to insecticide resistance management interventions by the German cockroach (Blattella germanica L.) Scientific reports, 9(1), 8292. doi:10.1038/s41598-019-44296-y

Bennett, G. W., Gondhalekar, A. D., Wang, C., Buczkowski, G. A., & Gibb, T. (2015). Using research and education to implement practical bed bug control programs in multifamily housing. Pest Management Science. doi:10.1002/ps.4084

Gaire, S., Scharf, M. E., & Gondhalekar, A. D. (2019). Toxicity and neurophysiological impacts of plant essential oil components on bed bugs (Cimicidae: Hemiptera) SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 9. doi:10.1038/s41598-019-40275-5

Ashbrook, A. R., Scharf, M. E., Bennett, G. W., & Gondhalekar, A. D. (2019). Bed bugs (Cimex lectularius L.) exhibit limited ability to develop heat resistance. PLOS ONE, 14(2). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0211677

Myers, A. J., Gondhalekar, A. D., Fardisi, M. N., Pluchar, K. D., Saltzmann, K. D., Bennett, G. W., & Scharf, M. E. (2018). RNA interference and functional characterization of a tergal gland alpha amylase in the German cockroach, Blattella germanica L. Insect molecular biology, 27(2), 143-153. doi:10.1111/imb.12353

Fardisi, M. N., Gondhalekar, A. D., & Scharf, M. E. (2017). Development of Diagnostic Insecticide Concentrations and Assessment of Insecticide Susceptibility in German Cockroach (Dictyoptera: Blattellidae) Field Strains Collected From Public Housing. Journal of economic entomology, 110(3), 1210-1217. doi:10.1093/jee/tox076

Raje, K. R., Hughes, G. P., Gondhalekar, A. D., Ginzel, M. D., & Scharf, M. E. (2015). Toxicity of Turmeric Extracts to the Termite Reticulitermes flavipes(Blattodea: Rhinotermitidae) Journal of Economic Entomology, 108(4), 1479-1485. doi:10.1093/jee/tov109

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