Dr. Jaime Molina-Ochoa

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Adjunct Faculty
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Universidad de Colima
Coordinaciãn; General de Investigaciãn Cientãfica (CGIC)
Centro Universitario de Investigaciãn y Desarrollo Agropecuario (CUIDA)
Crucero de Tecomã¡n, autopista Colima-Manzanillo
Km. 40, Tecomã¡n, Colima 28930, México
Telãfono (52) 313-32-29413 ext. 52551
e-mails: jmolina18@hotmail.com


  1. B.A. in Agronomy, Plant Production, Universidad Autónoma Agraria "Antonio, Narro", Buenavista, Saltillo, Coahuila, México, 1984.
  2. M.S: in Plant Breeding, Universidad Autónoma Agraria "Antonio, Narro", Buenavista, Saltillo, Coahuila, México, 1988.
  3. Ph. D. in Microbial Biotechnology, Universidad de Colima, Colima, Colima, México, 1997.
  4. Post-doctoral, in Insect Genetics, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA, 2001-2002.
  5. Post-doctoral, in Entomopathogenic Nematology, University of Florida-Gainesville, Gainesville, Florida, USA, 2008.
Publications Dr. Molina has published over 50 refereed journal articles, 8 book chapters, and more then 40 publications dealing with biological control of arthropod pests, including agricultural and livestock pests, crop protection, horticulture, sustainable agriculture and soil amendments. Notable distinctions:
  1. Outstanding Professor Award, Universidad de Colima, 1991
  2. Grantee of the United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Insect Biology and Pest Management Research Laboratory, Tifton, GA, USA 1995.
  3. National Researcher of Mexico, National Council of Science and Technology (CONACYT) since 1997 until 2013.
  4. Grantee of the Fulbright Foundation for Sabbatical leave in the UNL Department of Entomology, Insect Genetics laboratory, Lincoln, NE, 2001-2002.
  5. Who's who in Science and Engineering, 8th, 9th, and 10th edition, 2006, 2007, 2008.
  6. Adjunct Professor, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Department of Entomology since 2006 until 2010.
  7. National Evaluator for Higher Education Programs, Superior Public Education Ministry of Mexico 2006.
  8. National Evaluator for Graduate Students in foreign countries, CONACYT, 2006.
  9. National Evaluator for Research Projects funded by CONACYT and National Universities, 2004-2008.

Entomology News at Nebraska

Breaking Entomological News...

  • Student working with a laptop for online degreeOnline students in the online Master's of Science (MS) degree program will benefit from a reduced credit-hour requirement and a reduced time requirement following changes by the UNL Graduate College and the Entomology Department. Starting next fall, students may earn an online MS degree for 30 credits, instead of 36 credits, under the Option B.  The new degree plan must be completed within five years, instead of 10 years.  More details about this change may be found on the IANR News website.
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  • Dr. Gary Brewer, professor of Entomology has a new Push-Pull Strategy to manage Stable Flies.  These flies cause billions in economic losses for the US and the world. Brewer explains the Strategy on this YouTube Video. 
  • Annie KruegerAnnie Krueger, Ph.D. candidate in Entomology, was featured in the IANR Student Spotlight this week. Annie is from Stevensville, MD, and plans to graduate this August. She is mentored by Dr. Troy Anderson

  • Dr. Doug GolickDr. Doug Golick, associate professor of Entomology, received a $19,259 grant from the Nebraska Environmental Trust (NET) in April. He received one of 23 grants that were awarded to faculty at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Golick will study Milkweed as a teaching tool in the classroom. 
  • Dr. Autumn SmartThe Economics of Honey Bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Mgt. & Overwintering Strategies of Colonies Used to Pollinate Almonds,” co-authored by Dr. Autumn Smart, was chosen as a runner-up in the 2019-20 Readers' Choice Award for the Journal of Economic Entomology. Congratulations Autumn!
  • Matthew GreinerMS student Matt Greiner (mentored by Ana Vélez) was awarded 1st place in the student paper competition at the recent Ozark-Prairie SETAC meeting. The victory will provide him with funds to attend the national SETAC meeting in November. Way to go, Matthew!