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February 22, 2017

Jessica Van Erden transferred to the University of Kentucky Department of Entomology in February 2017 after working for the University of Kentucky Department of Pediatrics for 5 years. She has replaced Alex Hesler as the CAMTech Site Coordinator for the University of Kentucky and also serves as a Staff Support Associate for the Department of Entomology. You can reach Jessica at Jessica.vanerden@uky.edu or 859-257-7450.

December 14, 2016

A journal article by Yoon et al. reporting CAMTech-funded research identifying genes involved in RNA interference in the Colorado potato beetle was highlighted by the Insect Genetic Technologies Research Coordination Network (iGTRCN). Read the iGTRCN article.

October 10, 2016

Prior to the CAMTech symposium at ICE2016, CAMTech was featured in an article in Entomology Today. Read the article.

October 4, 2016

The Fall 2016 IAB meeting will be held at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY, beginning with a reception at 7:00 pm May 22, and ending at noon on May 24. Read more.

September 8, 2016

CAMTech is sponsoring a symposium at ICE2016.  Speakers from industry and academia will highlight the nature of the center, research conducted within the center and research conducted by partner companies. A luncheon for symposium attendees will follow. See more.


On the basis that economic losses resulting from arthropod-mediated damage and disease are second only to losses resulting from natural disasters, we are working to streamline the efforts of industry and academia toward management of arthropod pests through a unique center: We partnered with NSF and industry for formal establishment in 2013 of a  National Science Foundation Industry / University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC), the Center for Arthropod Management Technologies.

Benefits of Membership

• Leveraged investment in strategic research for competitive advantage

• Board membership to influence research priorities with a diverse research team

• First rights to developments

• Pipeline to outstanding and well trained personnel

Short videos about the NSF I/UCRC program and its centers can be found here.

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