Tony Dimeglio Featured in Recent Television Segment

Recently, the Lab’s own Tony Dimeglio was included in an interview conducted by the area’s local television station WDBJ7. Him along with Jason Lancaster and Dorothea Tholl explained their collaborative research to create a plant that will hopefully attract stinkbugs away from farmers’ crops, thereby decreasing overall damage and increasing yield. The plant will do […]

A New Semester Begins

Classes have officially started for the Spring 2016 semester at Virginia Tech! VIPR Lab’s undergraduate technicians are enrolled in fascinating courses, such as Pesticide Usage, Foundations of Agribusiness, and Forest Ecology. PhD Candidate James Wilson will be teaching the lecture and lab for an extremely popular undergraduate course, Bees and Beekeeping. Masters Candidate James Mason […]

2016 Eastern Branch Annual Meeting

The Entomological Society of America’s 2016 Eastern Branch meeting is underway! The Pest and Soil Conference runs from Sunday, January 3rd through Thursday, January 7th in Philadelphia, PA. Students have the opportunity to learn from and share their research with other scientists in the area. This event is highly anticipated by everyone in the VIPR […]