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Graduate Students

Dustin Dial

B.S. in Biology from the University of Georgia, May 2018
PhD student in Entomology
Dustin’s research focuses upon adelgids and evolution of their bacterial symbionts


Ben Luttinen

B.S. in Biology from Michigan State University, May 2018
PhD student in Genetics


Ben is working on parasitoid wasps and evolutionary developmental biology of parasitoid endogenous virus elements


Kelly Tims

B.S.A. in Biological Sciences and B.S.E.S in Entomology, University of Georgia, 2020

PhD student in Entomology


Kelly’s research focus is on Microplitis demolitor parasitoid wasps and their bracoviruses