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Brandi J Schemerhorn


  • Associate Professor / USDA-ARS Entomologist / Risk Assessment

Awards & Honors

(2009) President's Call to Service Award. USDA-ARS.

(2008) President's Volunteer Service Award. President's Council on Service and Civic Participation.

(2008) Spot Award. USDA-ARS.

(2008) Superior Rating. USDA-ARS.

Selected Publications

Abdel Moniem, H. M., Schemerhorn, B. J., DeWoody, J., & Holland, J. D. (in press). Phylogeography and demographic history of a flower longhorned beetle shaped by the Quaternary. Molecular Ecology.

Li, H., Sun, L., Mittipalli, O., Muir, W., Xie, J., Wu, J., . . . Pittdendrigh, B. (in press). Bowman-Birk inhibitor affects pathways associated with energy metabolism in Drosophila melanogaster larval midguts. Insect Molecular Biology.

Sun, L., Muir, W., & Pittendrigh, B. (in press). Differential response of DDT susceptible and resistant Drosophila melanogaster strains to DDT and oxidative stress. Insect Molecular Biology.

Abdel-Rahman, M., Omran, M. A., Abdel-Nabi, I., & Nassier, O. (in press). Neurotoxic and cytotoxic effect of the venom from different populations of the Egyptian Scorpio maurus palmatus. Toxicon.

Aggarwal, R., Benatti, T., Gill, N., Zhao, C., Chen, M., Fellers, J., & Stuart, J. (2009). A BAC-based physical map of the Hessian fly genome anchored to polytene chromosomes. BMC Genomics, 10(1). Retrieved from

Crane, Y., Morton, P., Aggarwal, R., & Benatti, T. (2009). Localization and characterization of 170 BAC-derived clones and mapping of ninety-four microsatellites in the Hessian Fly. Journal of Heredity, 100(6), 790-797. Retrieved from

Morton, P. (2008). Population Dynamics of the Wheat Pest, Hessian fly, in the Southeastern United States. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of America.

Morton, P., & Schemerhorn, B. (2008). Regional Genetic Variation of Populations of the Hessian fly in the Southeastern United States. Proceedings of the North Central Branch Entomological Society of America.

Morton, P. (2008). Regional Genetic Variation of Populations of the Hessian fly in the Southeastern United States. Proceedings of the Ohio Valley Entomological Association.

Schemerhorn, B. (2008). Hessian fly continues to spread. (27). Retrieved from

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