Dr. Jaime Molina-Ochoa

Jaime's Picture
Adjunct Faculty
Profesor Investigador Titular C
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.

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
  • Check out the Emerald Ash Borer Resource Center, and our Emerald Ash Borer Look-Alike Insects Sheet - Be Sure Before You Treat!