Numerous entomologists of the past are dubbed "fathers" of particular subfields, but where are all the "mothers" in our insect science textbooks? It's time to address this historical bias with a look at several founding women in entomology—and a conversation about how we choose to honor leaders in our field.
Ary Faraji, Ph.D., BCE, traces his career arc from class clown to executive director of a major metropolitan mosquito control district. He credits his success to a willingness to take on new challenges, a focus on teamwork, and a passion for entomological adventures. Read Ary's story and find out his advice for success in medical entomology.
Entomologists studying ticks and the disease pathogens they carry must also become adept at handling the host animals that ticks feed on, such as mice. A new article in the open-access Journal of Insect Science offers a guide to do just that, part of a new special collection on protocols in medical and veterinary entomology.
Meet Natasha Agramonte, Ph.D., medical entomologist, mosquito expert, past Bill Nye TV-show guest, and subject of the next installment of our "Standout Early Career Professionals" series.