Northeastern Sustainable Agriculture and Research & Education


Northeastern SARE funded our 3-year ~224K proposal to develop biological cofntrol and education for pest fly control in poultry facilities. This project is in collaboration with the USDA, CMAVE, Penn State Extension, and poultry producers in Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania department of agriculture


The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has funded a 1-year ~27K project to evaluate entomopathogenic fungi for fly control.

National Center for Veterinary Parasitology


NCVP funded our proposal to investigate the genetic relationships between Sarcoptes scabiei mites on canids and on bears. This 1-year ~13K effort will be led by PhD student Hannah Greenberg.

Summerlee Foundation


The Summerlee Foundation funded a 2-year, ~$27K project to assist with understanding the ecology of mange in Pennsylvania black bear populations. 

US Poultry & Egg Association


US Poultry & Egg Association has funded a 2-year, ~$63K project on developing improved microbial tools for filth fly control on poultry facilities. 



NIFA has funded our "Development of an auto dissemination device for filth fly control on poultry facilities" project, a 3 year $104K project focusing on microbial control of flies and in collaboration with the USDA, Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology in Gainesville, FL.  

The USDA funded "Area-wide Control of Ticks" is a five year, ~$2.8 million project based in Maryland and Connecticut and in collaboration with the USDA in Beltsville, MD, University of Maryland, Howard County Recreation and Parks, the US Forest Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the US Army. 

 Northeastern IPM center

The Northeastern IPM Center funded "Tick Control in Suburban Schools" a two-year~$50K  project based in Maryland.