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K-State Today

March 18, 2014



Entomology doctoral student takes second in regional competition

By John Ruberson

Dinesh Erram

Dinesh Erram, doctoral student in entomology working with Ludek Zurek, won second prize in the doctoral poster competition at the annual meeting of the North Central Branch of the Entomological Society of America, March 9-12, in Des Moines.

His poster was "Diversity and significance of the microbial community in the larval development and vector competence of Culicoides sonorensis for EHDV." The poster was co-authored by Bob Pfannenstiel, Mark Ruder, Dana Nayduch and Zurek.