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...

  • Dr. Susan WellerDr. Susan Weller, director of the University of Nebraska State Museum and professor of Entomology, has been elected a fellow of the Entomological Society of America (ESA). The society noted Weller’s internationally-known research on arctiine moths and other Noctuoidea, and her administrative leadership in promoting entomology and science education. See the article at UNL News for more about Weller's recognition. Congratulations Susan!
  • Marilyn Weidner & GracieWe are pleased to announce that Marilyn Weidner has been named winner of the IANR Exemplary Service Award! Weidner has roles in administrative support, personnel management, data documentation and archiving, review preparation, promotion and evaluation tracking, payroll for 15 departments, and much more. Well deserved Marilyn!
  • Rogan Tokach winning scholarshipCongratulations to Rogan Tokach (Master's student co-mentored by Dr. Autumn Smart and Dr. Judy Wu-Smart) on being awarded a $10,000 national Christi Heintz Memorial Scholarship by Project Apis m!
    Well done, Rogan!
  • Steve Spomer with Beetle CollectionsSpomer nets 40-year Butterfly & Beetle Legacy. Best wishes to Steve Spomer who is retiring this December after 40 years in the Entomology Department. Spomer has identified nearly 700 insect species, including the Salt Creek Tiger Beetle, and taught countless University of Nebraska-Lincoln students. 
  • Bridget Gross with Bees.Bridget Gross, master's student in Entomology, mentored by Dr. Judy Wu-Smart and Dr. Doug Golick, was featured in the Nov. 11th IANR Student Spotlight. Bridget presented her master's degree seminar last month and graduates in December.

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