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.

Breaking Entomological News...

  • Congratulations to all of our student winners at the ESA National Meeting - Andrea Rilaković, 1st Place Undergrad Virtual Poster, Sajjan Grover, 2nd Place Grad Infographic, Jeffrey Cluever, 2nd Place Grad Infographic, Earl Agpawa, 2nd Place Undergrad Poster, Timothy Dang, 2nd Place Grad Poster, Annie Krueger, 1st Place Grad Poster and 1st Place 3-Minute Competition, Jordy Reinders, 1st Place Oral paper, Gabriela Carmona, 2nd Place Oral paper, Molly Darlington, 1st Place Oral paper, and Kelly Willemssens (SNR student), 2nd Place 3-Minute Competition. The group came in second in the number of awards won by one department.
  • Dr. Joe Louis receives the Early Career Innovation award from the Entomological Society of America
  • Congratulations to Dr. Troy Anderson on being elected Vice President Elect for the Physiology, Biochemistry, and Toxicology Section of the Entomological Society of America!
  • Scott O’Neal (NIFA Postdoctoral Fellow with Troy Anderson) was recognized as the 2019 New Investigator of the Year by the American Chemical Society AGRO Division. Congratulations, Scott!
  • 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!