Lab Members

PI

Luciano M. Matzkin, PhD
lmatzkin@email.arizona.edu

University of Arizona
Associate Professor (2017 – present)
Department of Entomology
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
BIO5 Institute

PhD 2003, Stony Brook University
Department of Ecology and Evolution

BS 1996, University of California Irvine
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

Postdocs


Fernando Diaz Gonzalez, PhD
Postdoctoral scholar
ferdiaz@email.arizona.edu

Universidad Del Valle, Cali, Colombia
Departamento de Biologia

Kyle Benowitz, PhD
Postdoctoral scholar
benowitz@email.arizona.edu

University of Georgia
Department of Genetics

Staff

Carson Allan, MS
Lab Manager
cwallan@email.arizona.edu

MS 2013, University of Alabama in Huntsville
Department of Biological Sciences

BS 2009, University of Alabama in Birmingham

Graduate Students

Xingsen Chen
Entomology and Insect Science Program (PhD)
xingsenc@email.arizona.edu

BS 2019 University of California, San Diego

Undergraduate Students

Nicollete Elyse Sage

Collaborators

Jeremy Bono, PhD
Associate Professor
University of Colorado Colorado Springs
Department of Biology

Collaborating since 2006

Bruce Tabashnik, PhD
Regents’ Professor
University of Arizona
Department of Entomology

Yves Carriere, PhD
Professor
University of Arizona
Department of Entomology

Jeff Fabrick, PhD
Research Entomologist
USDA
Arid-Land Agricultural Research Center

Coline Jaworsky, PhD
Former postdoc, currently at University of Oxford
Fyssen Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow (2015-2017)

PhD 2015, Université Toulouse III Paul Sabatier
website

Alumni


Tierney Shaible
MS (2020) Entomology and Insect Science, University of Arizona
BS 2018 University of Pittsburgh
Currently, University of Michigan. Andre Green Lab

Joshua Coleman,
MS (2017) student and Research Assistant (2017-2018)
Currently, University of Oregon, Nadia Singh Lab

University of Alabama in Huntsville
Department of Biological Sciences

Alex Jost
MS (2014)
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Department of Biological Sciences
Currently, Juno Therapeutics


Patrick Milder
MS (2016)
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Department of Biological Sciences
Currently, PhD Program at Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis

Mollye Sanders
MS (2017)
University of Alabama in Huntsville
Department of Biological Sciences
Currently, iRepertoire

Undergraduate Students

Israa Abdulrazzaq
Duaa AlBalawi
Dina Aldini
Moruj Athma
Nizhonabah Davis
Brandon Gardetto
Kyle Johnson
Doyoung Kim
Allison Lockard-Loob
Astrid Maury
Veronica Murrell
Kamal Patel
Kana Pottenger
Rorie Shae Robinson
Connor Sheets
Jami Stout
Nathaniel Talamantes, Roche
James Trumbo
Graham Wegner, Tufts University