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Saskya van Nouhuys

Department: 
Entomology
Office: 
4140 Comstock Hall
Phone: 
607-327-0014

We study species interactions, population dynamics and community structure in fragmented landscapes. Our primary research system is in Finland. We mainly focus on parasitoid wasps, their butterfly hosts, their food plants and endosymbionts. We also study pollination ecology of wild plants.

Research Interests: 
Behavior
Ecology
Entomology
Environmental
BioG 2990/4990 Credit: 
Yes
Paid Work Study: 
No
Paid Non-Work Study: 
No
Volunteer: 
No
Honors Thesis: 
Yes
Research Activities in Which Undergraduates Participate: 
-Field studies of insects, and insect-plant interactions in Finland in the summer -Taxonomic studies of bees during the school year here on campus -Statistical analysis of long term spatial survey data -Other projects depending on students interests.
Approximate Number of Students in the Lab per Semester: 
2
If So, How Many?: 
Depends on the project