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Allen L. Szalanski

Allen L. Szalanski


Molecular Diagnostics

Director Experiment Station


Phone: 479-575-4342

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  • B.S. Ag., Entomology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, 1989
  • M.S., Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, 1992
  • Ph.D., Entomology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE, 1995 

Current Students

  • Clint Trammel (MS) - genetic variation of pompilid wasps
  • Dylan Cleary (PhD) - feral honey bees
  • Mary-Kate Williams (MS) - honey bee trypanosome parasites

Former Students

  • Roxane Magnus (MS) - Instructor, Southeast Missouri State University
  • Carrie Owens (Cottone) (MS) - Entomologist, City of New Orleans Mosquito and Termite Control Board
  • Jennifer Lewter (MS) - Instructor, Arkansas Tech University
  • James Austin (PhD) - Senior Research Scientist, BASF
  • Jackie McKern (PhD) - Associate Professor, Department of Horticulture, University of Arkansas
  • Cesar Solorzano (PhD) - Field Research Scientist, Valent Biosciences
  • Amber Tripodi (PhD) - Posdoc, USDA-ARS Bee Pollination Lab   
  • Mark Janowiecki (MS) - PhD student Texas A&M University

Social Insect Genetics

Population Genetics and Molecular Diagnostics of Economically Important Insects and Arthropods 

ENTO 5133 Applied Molecular Genetics

ENTO 410V Medical and Veterinary Entomology