Brianna is an Entomology Ph.D. student studying the biological control agent Hypena opulenta against invasive swallow-wort vines. Her interest in entomology started at the University of Minnesota, where she served as a technician studying the efficacy of management tactics on corn rootworm beetles (Diabrotica spp.) to corn-rootworm-active Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt-RW) traits.
Brianna's areas of interest are evolutionary applications in biological control, restoration ecology, and molecular ecology.
MSU Entomology’s 2021 standout students and staff
Published on July 26, 2021
Biological control of invasive swallow-wort vines in Michigan
Published on December 10, 2020