Dr. Daniel Moellenbeck

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Adjunct Faculty
DM Crop Research Group Inc.
700 N. 3rd Street
PO Box 53
Polk City, IA 50226
Phone: (515) 975-4425
Email: dan@dmcropresearch.com

 

Appointment: President Area: Plant Resistance to Insects; Insect Resistance Management Education:
  1. B.S. in Biometry, Iowa State University, 1986
  2. Ph.D. in Entomology, Louisiana State University, 1992
Professional Responsibilities and Activities: Member of ESA; ESA Board Certified Entomologist, AAAS; Sigma Chi

 

Publications:
  • Vélez, A.M., T.A. Spencer, A.P. Alves, D. Moellenbeck, R.L. Meagher, H. Chirakkal and B.D. Siegfried. 2013. Inheritance of Cry1F resistance, cross-resistance and frequency of resistant alleles in Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Bulletin Entomological Research. 103:700-713.
  • Clark, T. L. , D.L. Frank, B.W. French, L. J. Meinke, D. Moellenbeck, T. T. Vaughn, and B. E. Hibbard. 2012. Mortality impact of MON863 transgenic maize roots on western corn rootworm larvae in the field. J. Appl. Entomol. 136:721-729.
  • Higgins, L.S., J. Babcock, P. Neese, R. Layton, D.J. Moellenbeck, and N. Storer. 2009. Three Year Field Monitoring of Cry1F, Event DAS-01507-1, Maize for Nontarget Arthropod Effects. Environ. Entomol. 38: 281-292.
  • Vande Berg, B.J., P.E. Hammer, B.L. Chun, L.C. Schouten, . B. Carr, R. Guo. C. Peters, T.K. Hinson, V. Beilinson, A. Shekita, R. Deter, Z. Chen, V. Samoylov, C.T. Bryant Jr., M.E. Stauffer, T. Eberle, D.J. Moellenbeck, N.B. Carozzi, M.G. Koziel and N.B. Duck. 2008. Characterization and Plant Expression of a Glyphosate-Tolerant Enolpyruvylshikimate Phosphate Synthase. Pest Management Sci. 64:340-345.
  • Moellenbeck, D.J., M.L. Peters, J.W. Bing, J.R. Rouse, L.S. Higgins, L. Sims, T. Nevshemal, L. Marshall, R.T. Ellis, P.G. Bystrak, B.A. Lang, J.L. Stewart, K. Kouba, V. Sondag, V. Gustafson, K. Nour, D. Xu, J. Swenson, J. Zhang, T. Czapla, G. Schwab, S. Jayne, B.A. Stockhoff, K. Narva, H.E. Schnepf, S.J. Stelman, C. Poutre, M. Koziel, and N. Duck. 2001. Insecticidal proteins from Bacillus thuringiensis protect corn from corn rootworms. Nature Biotechnology. 19: 668 - 672.

Breaking Entomological News...

  • Insect Science major Earl Agpawa (conducting undergraduate research with Joe Louis and Eileen Hebets) was named the 2020 winner of the ESA’s Plant-Insect Ecosystems Undergraduate Student Achievement Award.This is a national award that recognizes outstanding accomplishments in entomology by an undergraduate student working with insect-plant interactions. Congratulations, Earl!
  • PhD student Sajjan Grover (mentored by Joe Louis) was named the 2020 winner of the ESA’s Plant-Insect Ecosystems Kenneth and Barbara Starks Plant Resistance to Insects Graduate Student Award. This is a national award recognizing a graduate student for outstanding work in the area of host plant resistance. Congratulations, Sajjan!
  • Dr. Joe Louis receives a grant to study resistance in sorghum to fall armyworm
  • We are well-represented in ESA North Central Branch awards this year. Déia Montezano is the 2020 John Henry Comstock Outstanding PhD Student Award winner, Gary Brewer is the 2020 recipient of the Award of Merit, and Bob Wright is the 2020 recipient of the C.V. Riley Award. Congratulations, Déia, Gary, and Bob!
  • Congratulations to Dr. Troy Anderson on being elected Vice President Elect for the Physiology, Biochemistry, and Toxicology Section of the Entomological Society of America!
  • Dr. Kyle Koch named new insect diagnostician
  • Check out the Emerald Ash Borer Resource Center, and our Emerald Ash Borer Look-Alike Insects Sheet - Be Sure Before You Treat!