Molly Darlington

Graduate Research Assistant
Insect Toxicology
402-472-4687 (Fax)

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Graduate Student Profile

Education

  • B.S. in Biological Sciences with minors in Plant Biology and Art History & Criticism, UNL, 2017

Publications

  • Bernaola, L., M. Darlington, K. Britt, M. Roth, A. Pekarcik, M. Boone, D. Ricke, A. Tran, J. King, K. Carruthers, M. Thompson, J.J. Ternest, S.E. Anderson, S.W. Gula, K.C. Hauri, J.R. Pecenka, S. Grover, H. Puri, and S.G. Vakil. (2021). Technological Advances to Address Current Issues in Entomology – 2020 Student Debates.  J Insect Sci. In Press.
  • Liu, S., A. Valencia-Jimenez, M. Darlington, A. Vélez, and B. Bonning. 2020. Diabrotica undecimpunctata virus 2, a novel small RNA virus discovered from southern corn rootworm, Diabrotica undecimpunctata howardi Barber (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Microbiology Resource Announcements. 9(26): e000380-20.
  • Liu, S., A. Valencia-Jimenez, M. Darlington, A. Vélez, and B. Bonning. 2020. Genome sequence of a small RNA virus of the southern corn rootworm, Diabrotica undecimpunctata howardi Barber (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Microbiology Resource Announcements. 9(26): e00379-20.

Presentations

Invited Presentations

  • Double-stranded RNA uptake in the western corn rootworm. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. Virtual Meeting, November 2020.
  • Susceptibility and gene expression of RNAi machinery genes in western corn rootworm field populations. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America 2021.

Submitted Presentations

  • Double-stranded RNA uptake and the role of endocytic transmembrane receptors in Diabrotica virgifera virgifera. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. Vancouver, British Columbia, CA. November 2018.
  • The role of scavenger receptors in double-stranded RNA uptake in the western corn rootworm. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. St. Louis, MO, USA. November 2019.

Location

208 ENTO Hall
1700 East Campus Mall
Lincoln, NE 68583-0816