Congratulations to Tilmon Lab undergraduate researcher, Matt Lorentz, on receiving second place for his virtual poster in the P-IE, Ecology section at the annual Entomological Society of America meeting! Matt's poster was titled 'Feeding Performance and Preference of the Asiatic Garden Beetle, Maladera castanea, in Field Crops and was co-authored by Adrian Pekarcik, Amy Raudenbush and Kelley Tilmon. To view Matt's poster, click here.
Matt is currently an undergraduate at Loyola University and has been a summer researcher in the Tilmon Lab since 2019. Matt has assisted with various research projects focusing on pest management in agronomic cropping systems. He is primarily mentored by Tilmon Lab graduate student, Adrian Pekarcik.