Hannah Stowe

Entomology

About Me

About Me

Masters student at Kansas State University

  • Name: Hannah Stowe
  • Website: taniakimecology.com
  • City: Manhattan KS, USA
  • Email: hstowe38@gmail.com
2020

Research Interests: - Insect Behavior - Bacterial Symbiosis - Ecology - Conservation -

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Publications Stowe H.E. Michaud, J.P., Kim, T, The Benefits of Omnivory for Reproduction and Life History of a Specialized Aphid Predator, Hippodamia convergens (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Environmental Entomology 2020

2021

Expected Graduation MS in Entomology

Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

"Bugs are not going to inherit the earth. They own it now" -Eisner

Sumary

Hannah Stowe

study ecological stability and recovery in disturbed environments, especially agriculture. Explore the ecology of agriculturally significant insects through gut bacterial symbiosis and its effects on insect predatory behavior

Education

Master of Science in Entomology

2019 - 2021

Kansas State University

Co-advised by Dr. Tania Kim and Dr. JP Michaud

Bachelor of Science in Biology

2012 - 2016

University of Missouri - Saint Louis

Pierre Laclede Honors College Certificate

Professional Experience

Graduate Reseach Assistant

2019 - Present

Kansas State University Department of Entomology

  • Research on how the diet of predatory generalists alters behavior, development and reproduction.
  • Planned, organized, and conducted lab experiments with live insects to explore questions about diet composition, succession, ordering, and gap tolerance.
  • Built, customized and programed 16 individual flight mills for automatic data collection.

Research Technician

2018 - 2019

Kansas State University Agricultural Research Center - Hays, KS

  • Stocked, maintained, and managed Entomology Lab under Dr. J.P. Michaud. Managed plant growth and provisioning in automated Greenhouse.
  • Worked with International scientists to complete varied research projects.
  • Collected and entered data, assisted with field work including sampling, monitoring, and collecting insect specimens.
  • Developed data collection system using barcode scanner and excel programming.

Get to Know Me

Get to Know Me

I like working with my hands and spending time outdoors surrounded by insects. I hope to use my interests to further conservation ecological understanding. I enjoy reading, drawing, photography and exploring new places and experiences through travel.

Current Fave Books

The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet - Chambers | The Honor Harrington Series - Weber | Rant - Palahniuk | The Bear - Krivak

Last Trip

Malaysia, Singapore, New Zealand, Japan

Insect Photography

Insect Photography

"You can watch a bug crawling around for minutes at a time--just sit and marvel at its complexity, the utter bugness of it." - Bob Weir

New Zealand

2019

Kansas, USA

2018

Singapore

2019

Kansas, USA

2018

South Korea

2017

Kansas, USA

2018

Kansas, USA

2018

New Zealand

2019

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

2019

Colorado, USA

2017

Kansas, USA

2018

Colorado, USA

2017