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Amanda L. Koppel

E-mail: alkoppel@gmail.com


EDUCATION:

Ph.D., Virginia Tech Dept. of Entomology, Blacksburg, VA, May 2010

Major: Entomology, GPA: 3.71

B.S. (Cum Laude), University of Delaware Honors Program, Newark,

DE, May 2005

Major: Entomology, Minor: Women’s Studies, GPA: 3.78


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Postdoctoral Scholar, Field Ecologist/Coordinator, University of Kentucky Entomology

Department, Dobson Laboratory, American Samoa, June 2010 –

April 2012

Judge, Graduate Student Research Conference, Virginia Tech, 2009

Moderator, Student Competition for the President's Prize, Section P-IE1. Plant-Insect

Ecosystems, National meeting of the Entomological Society of America, 2008


Panel Judge, Student Activity Award Committee, Entomological Society of America,

Summer 2008 – Winter 2009


Graduate Student Assembly representative for the W.B. Alwood Entomological Society,

Virginia Tech Dept. of Entomology, Spring 2008 – Spring 2010

Grayson Award Committee member, Virginia Tech Dept. of Entomology, Fall 2007 –


Spring 2009

Tour Coordinator, W.B. Alwood Entomological Society, Virginia Tech Dept. of

Entomology, Spring 2006 – Spring 2008

Social Committee, Virginia Tech Dept. of Entomology, Fall 2006 – Spring 2007

Linnaean Games Team, Virginia Tech Dept. of Entomology, Fall 2005 – Winter 2009; ESA Eastern Branch winners 2006 and 2009, Eastern Branch runners-up 2007, Team Captain, Fall 2007, Fall 2008 – Winter 2009

Aide/Volunteer, Virginia Tech Insect Identification Lab, Dept. of Entomology,

Fall 2005 – Spring 2006

Graduate Student, Virginia Tech Dept. of Entomology, Summer 2005 – May 2010

Biological Aide, USDA-ARS Beneficial Insect Introductory Research Lab, Newark DE.

Worked under Roger Fuester (retired) on the biological control of gypsy moths, Fall 2001 – Spring 2005

Summer Docent/ Summer Curator of insect collection, Smithsonian Museum of Natural

History Naturalist Center, Leesburg VA, 2000 – 2001


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

Phi Sigma Biological Honor Society (Spring 2009 – present)

Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society (Spring 2009 – present)

Microscopy Society of America (Summer 2009 – Winter 2011)


Gamma Sigma Delta, The Honor Society of Agriculture (Spring 2008 – present)


International Organization for Biological Control (IOBC) (Fall 2005 – present)

Entomological Society of America (Fall 2005 – present)

W.B. Alwood Entomological Society, Virginia Tech (Fall 2005 – Spring 2010)
PUBLICATIONS:

Refereed scientific journal

Kamminga, K.L., A.L. Koppel, D.A. Herbert, Jr., and T.P. Kuhar. Biology and

management of the green stink bug. J. IPM. In Press.



Koppel, A.L., D.A. Herbert, Jr., T.P. Kuhar, and S. Malone. 2011. Efficacy of

selected insecticides against eggs of Euschistus servus (Say) and Acrosternum



hilare (Say) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) and the egg parasitoid, Telenomus podisi

Ashmead (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae). J. Econ. Entomol. 104(1): 137-42.



Koppel, A.L., D.A. Herbert, Jr. and E.W. Westbrook. 2011. Using microscopy to

assess chorion structure and parasitoid oviposition sites on stink bug (Hemiptera:

Pentatomidae) eggs. Microsc. Microanal. 17(1): 114-117.

Koppel, A.L., D.A. Herbert, Jr., T.P. Kuhar, and K. Kamminga. 2009.  Survey of

stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) egg parasitoids in wheat, soybean and

vegetable crops in Southeast Virginia.  Environ. Entomol. 38: 375-379.

Kamminga, K.L., D.A. Herbert, Jr., T.P. Kuhar, S. Malone, and A. Koppel. 2008.

Efficacy of insecticides against Acrosternum hilare and Euschistus servus

(Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in Virginia and North Carolina. J. Entomol. Sci.

44:1-10.


Published Photograph

Koppel, A.L. and D.A. Herbert, Jr. 2009. “What is it?” featured photograph. Amer.

Entomol. 55: 157.



Non-Refereed Publication

A.L. Koppel. 2007. NSF East Asia Summer Institutes for US Graduate Students,

final report to National Science Foundation concerning summer research.



Extension

Koppel, A.L. and D.A. Herbert, Jr. June 2009. Brown stink bug eggs being

killed by tiny wasps. Virginia AG Pest Advisory. http://www.sripmc.org/virginia/



Herbert, D.A., Jr., S. Malone and A.L. Koppel. 2009. “Thrips Field Tour” booklet.

Virginia Tech Tidewater Ag. Res. and Ext. Ctr.

Guest blog entry at Cold Climate Gardening, co-authored with K.H. Hoelmer: "The

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug: What You Need to Know." 2009.



http://www.coldclimategardening.com/2009/04/19/the-brown-marmorated-stink-bug-what-you-need-to-know/
PEER REVIEWS:

2010: Pest Management Science (1, Fall)

2011: Journal of Biofertilizers and Biopesticides (1, Summer)
GRANTS RECIEVED:

National Science Foundation, East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes, $6000, Summer 2007

W.B. Alwood Entomological Society Travel Grant, $250, Fall 2006
HONORS:

James McD. Grayson Scholarship Award, Ph.D.-level award, Virginia Tech

Dept. of Entomology, Blacksburg, VA, 2010

Honorable Mention (Second Prize), Beltwide Cotton Conference Ph.D.-level student

competition, New Orleans, LA, 2010

Kosztarab Scholarship for Distinguished Achievement in Systematics, Virginia Tech

Dept. of Entomology, Blacksburg, VA, 2009

Student and Young Professional Participation Award, Entomological Society of America,

2009

Scholarship, Ph.D.-level award, Virginia Crop Production Association, Richmond, VA,



2009

First Prize, Graduate Student Research Conference, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 2008

Student and Young Professional Participation Award, Entomological Society of America,

2008


First Prize, Graduate Student Poster Competition, Eastern Branch meeting of the

Entomological Society of America, 2007

Graduate Dean’s Research Assistantship, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, 2005 – 2008

George M. Worrilow Agricultural Scholarship, University of Delaware, Newark,

DE, 2001 – 2005

Women’s Studies Award for Special Merit (4.0 GPA in the Minor), University of

Delaware, Newark, DE, 2005

University Honors Award, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, Fall and Spring

2005

Dale F. Bray Award in Entomology, University of Delaware, Newark, DE, 2004



Finalist, GEIS Women in Research Conference, University of Delaware, Newark, DE,

2002
RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:


Study of Wolbachia-infected male mosquito population dynamics and rearing


optimization, Summer 2010 – April 2012
Study of the morphology of parasitized and healthy stink bug eggs, utilizing scanning

electron microscopy, Winter 2008 – Summer 2009

Passage of insecticides through the chorion of parasitized and non-parasitized


stink bug eggs, Fall 2008 – Fall 2009

Efficacy trials of different insecticides on parasitized and non-parasitized stink bug eggs,

Summer 2008 – Summer 2009

Survey of brown marmorated stink bug natural enemies, ecology, and behavior in China, Summer 2007

Field survey of the natural enemies of brown and green stink bugs, spined soldier bugs, and harlequin bugs, Summer 2005 – 2007

Rearing and study of Telenomus podisi as a parasitoid of the brown stink bug, Summer

2005 – Fall 2009

Study on the physical indications of haploid/diploid genotype in G. flavicoxis (parasitic

Hymenoptera), 2003 – 2005

Study on the fertility of female G. flavicoxis over a period of time after mating, 2001–

2003

PRESENTATIONS:

Andrews, E.S., Brabant III, P.J., Brelsfoard, C.L., Chambers, E.W., Crain, P.R.,

Crawley, S.E., Eskelson, M.J., Koppel, A.L., Mains, J.W., Suh, E., and

Dobson, S.L.  2011. Wolbachia infection in mosquitoes: progress toward

understanding the symbiosis and applied vector control strategies. National

meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Reno, NV.

Koppel, A.L. 2010. Thank you, bugs. James McD. Grayson Scholarship Award

seminar, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.



Koppel, A.L. 2010. Stink bug egg studies in southeastern Virginia: parasitoid survey,

and susceptibility and chorion permeability to insecticides. Dissertation Proposal Seminar, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.


Hoelmer, K.A., K. Tatman, S. Lee, M. Toyama, and A. Koppel. 2010. Prospects for

biological control of Halyomorpha halys in the US: what are its natural enemies

in its native Asian range? Eastern Branch meeting of the Entomological Society

of America, Annapolis, MD.



Koppel, A.L., D.A. Herbert, Jr., S. Malone, and M. Arrington. 2010. Efficacy of

selected insecticides against eggs of Euschistus servus (Say) and Acrosternum



hilare (Say) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) and the egg parasitoid, Telenomus podisi

Ashmead (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae). Beltwide Cotton Conferences, New

Orleans, LA.
Koppel, A.L., D.E. Mullins, D.A. Herbert, Jr., and E. Westbrook. 2009. Assessing

chorion permeability of healthy and parasitized (by Telenomus podisi,

Hymenoptera: Scelionidae) brown stink bug (Euschistus servus, Heteroptera:

Pentatomidae) eggs to insecticides in three classes. National meeting of the

Entomological Society of America, Indianapolis, IN.

Koppel, A.L., D.A. Herbert, Jr., and E. Westbrook. 2009. Using microscopy

to assess chorion structure and oviposition sites on stink bug (Heteroptera:

Pentatomidae) eggs. Virginia State University, Petersburg, VA.

Koppel, A.L., D.A. Herbert, Jr., T.P. Kuhar, and S. Malone. 2009.

Survey of stink bug egg parasitoids and efficacy of selected insecticides.

Virginia Tech Tidewater Agricultural Research and Extension Center, Suffolk,

VA.


Koppel, A.L., D.A. Herbert, Jr., S. Malone, and D. E. Mullins. 2009.

Efficacy of selected insecticides against healthy and parasitized [Telenomus



podisi Ashmead (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae)] eggs of the brown stink bug,

Euschistus servus (Say) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Eastern Branch meeting

of the Entomological Society of America, Harrisburg, PA.



Koppel, A.L. and D.A. Herbert, Jr. 2008. Methodology of mass rearing the

egg parasitoid, Telenomus podisi Ashmead (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae), on the

plant pest species Euschistus servus (Say) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). National

meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Reno, NV.



Koppel, A.L., K.A. Hoelmer, L. Zhang, D.A. Herbert, Jr., and T.P. Kuhar. 2008.

Summer temporal survey of brown marmorated stink bug (Halyomorpha



halys, Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) host plants in Beijing, China. Graduate

Student Research Conference, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.



Koppel, A.L., K.A. Hoelmer, L. Zhang, D.A. Herbert, Jr., and T.P. Kuhar. 2007.

Summer temporal survey of brown marmorated stink bug (Halyomorpha



halys, Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) host plants in Beijing, China. National meeting

of the Entomological Society of America, San Diego, CA.



Koppel, A.L., K.A. Hoelmer, L. Zhang, and D.A. Herbert, Jr. 2007. Bug

Hunter: Temporal host use and egg parasitoids of brown marmorated stink bug,



Halyomorpha halys (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in China. Virginia Tech

Department of Entomology, Blacksburg, VA.



Koppel, A.L., K.A. Hoelmer, L. Zhang, and D.A. Herbert, Jr. 2007.

Temporal host use and egg parasitoids of brown marmorated stink bug,

Halyomorpha halys (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in China. Presentation to

Chinese Ministry of Science & Technology (MOST), Beijing, China.



Koppel, A.L., D.A. Herbert, Jr., and T.P. Kuhar. 2007. Stink bug

(Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) egg parasitoids and apparent host preference in

southeast Virginia. Graduate Student Research Conference, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.

Koppel, A.L., D.A. Herbert, Jr., and T.P. Kuhar. 2007. Stink bug

(Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) egg parasitoids and apparent host preference in

southeast Virginia. Eastern Branch meeting of the Entomological Society of

America, Harrisburg, PA.



Koppel, A.L., D.A. Herbert, Jr., and T.P. Kuhar. 2007. Survey of stink bug

(Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) egg parasitoids in wheat, soybean and vegetable

crops in Southeast Virginia. Beltwide Cotton Conferences, New Orleans, LA.
Koppel, A.L., D.A. Herbert, Jr., and T.P. Kuhar. 2006. Survey of stink

bug (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) egg parasitoids in wheat, soybean and vegetable

crops in Southeast Virginia. National meeting of the Entomological Society of

America, Student Competition for the President’s Prize, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.


Koppel, A.L. 2006. Survey of Stink Bug Natural Enemies and Evaluation of

Telenomus podisi for Biocontrol. Dissertation Proposal Seminar, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA.
Koppel, A.L. 2004. IPM of the Asian Longhorned Beetle. Senior Seminar,

University of Delaware, Newark, DE.



Koppel, A.L. 2003. What’s Love Got to do With It? Sacrificing Individuality in

Cinderella-Style Films. GEIS Women in Research Conference, University of

Delaware, Newark, DE.
TEACHING AND COMMUNITY:

Mentor to students (via online communication) participating in the Intel Science

and Engineering Fairs, American Samoa and Northern Virginia, Fall 2011

Speaker, Suffolk Soil and Water Conservation District Youth Field Day, Tidewater

AREC, Suffolk, VA. Taught approximately 600 2nd and 3rd grade students about

beneficial and pest species of insects, September 2009

Guest speaker/teacher, “A Bug’s Life”, James L. Camp, Jr. YMCA, Franklin, VA.

Taught 8-year old children how to prepare an insect collection, July 2009

Teaching Assistant, “Insect Pest Management”, Virginia Tech, Spring

2009


Invited Lecture: “Case study: stink bugs” to Biological Control class, Virginia

Tech, 2007

Teaching Assistant, “Insect Pest Management”, Virginia Tech, Spring

2007


Teaching Assistant, “Insects and Human Society”, Virginia Tech, Fall, 2006

Participated in giving tours to school children with the W.B. Alwood Entomology

Society, Virginia Tech, 2005 – present

OTHER SKILLS:

Certification: Licensed to handle radioactive isotopes at Virginia Tech, 2009 - 2010


Programming experience: SAS, SAS JMP, Dreamweaver (HTML), C++, TI-83 graphing

calculator

Languages: French (excellent), Mandarin Chinese (very basic verbal and written

characters/pinyin), Samoan (greetings and polite phrases)







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