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Graduate Assistantship at Iowa State University


A graduate assistantship for a Ph.D. candidate is available in the Department of Entomology at Iowa State University to conduct research with Aaron Gassmann.  Research within this laboratory group is focused broadly in three areas: 1) the evolution of insecticide resistance, 2) the management of agricultural pest insects, and 3) interactions among plants, insects and entomopathogens.  This assistantship will cover tuition, stipend and health insurance.  Iowa State University is ranked among the top 10 universities in the world for the study of agriculture and forestry, and graduates from the Department of Entomology have career opportunities in academia, government and industry.  Iowa State University is located in Ames, which is ranked among the best cities to live in the United States.  To learn more about the Department of Entomology, visit .  If you are interested in this assistantship, please contact Aaron Gassmann ( 


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