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Loyal Hall, Ph.D.

School of Natural Sciences

Education history

  • Ph.D., Entomology, The Pennsylvania State University
  • M.S., Entomology, The Pennsylvania State University
  • Secondary Teacher Certification, Education, Grove City College
  • B.S., Biology, Grove City College

Selected works

  • Pennsylvania Vector Control Association Annual Conference, State College, PA. 2012, Species specificity of two novel and three industry standard mosquito traps. (invited)
  • Entomological Society of America Annual Conference, Portland, Oregon. 2014. Cerambycid chemical ecology symposium: Identification of pheromone-tuned OSN on antennae and sexual dimorphism in antenna! lobe glomerular structure of Anoplophora glabripennis.
  • Max Planck Institute, Jena, Germany Seminar. 2015. Sexual dimorphism in antenna! lobe and intended use of calcium imaging to identify a pheromone-sensitive macroglomerulus of Anoplophora glabripennis. (invited)
  • Swedish Agricultural University (SLU), Alnarp International Insect Chemical Ecology Short Course. 2015. Sexual dimorphism of antennal lobe structure, putative macroglomerulus, and pheromone-tuned OSN of Anoplophora glabripennis.
  • Entomological Society of America Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida. Student seminar. 2016. Odorant sensitivity differentiation along the length of Anoplophora glabripennis (Coleoptera: cerambycidae) antennae indicates OSN grouping.