LAWRENCE A. LACEY, Ph.D.
Insect Pathologist, Entomologist
IP Consulting International
P. O. Box 8338, Yakima, WA 98908, USA
California State University, 1973, B.A., Biology
University of California, Riverside, 1975, M.S., Entomology (Medical Entomology)
University of California, Riverside, 1978, Ph.D., Entomology (Insect Pathology and Medical Entomology)
IP Consulting International, Insect/Pathologist, Entomologist, 2011-present
USDA-ARS, Research Entomologist/Insect Pathologist, 1989-2010 European Biological Control Laboratory, Montpellier, France, 1991-1996 Japanese Beetle Control Program, Terceira, Azores, Portugal, 1989-1991
USDA-ARS, Research Entomologist/Insect Pathologist, Insects Affecting Man & Animals Research Laboratory, Gainesville, FL, 1981-1986
World Health Organization, Onchocerciasis Control Programme, Volta Basin, West Africa, Medical Entomologist, microbial control consultant, 1980
Areas of expertise: Experimental design for study of insect biology and pathology and field evaluation of microbial control agents. Research in insect pathology and microbial control has covered virtually every entomopathogen group. Targeted insects have included: mosquitoes, black flies, Japanese beetle, whiteflies, aphids, psyllids, codling moth, potato tuber moth and other insect pests of tree fruit and potato. Production and editing of scientific books. Providing assistance to colleagues and students for writing and editing papers submitted to peer-reviewed journals. Teaching: short courses in insect pathology, lectures on general entomology and biological control. Mentoring and advising graduate students.