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  • Washington, D.C. 20250-0003
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Brian Sullivan

Research Entomologist
2500 Shreveport Highway
Pineville
Louisiana
United States
71360

Phone: 318-473-7206
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Current Research

● Southern Pine Beetle (SPB)

● Manipulation with Pheromones and Other Odors

● Understanding Variability in SPB (and Bark Beetle) Responses to Pheromones and Other Odors

● Chemical Ecology and Systematics of Bark Beetles of North and Central America

● Bark Beetle Pest Species New to Science

● Other Threats of Forest Trees of the Southern US

○ Baldcypress Leafroller

○ Sirex Noctilio

See more research details at my RWU page

Education

  • University of Georgia, Ph.D. Entomology 1997
  • St. John’s College, B.A. Liberal Arts 1990

Professional Experience

  • Research Entomologist, USDA Forest Service
    2000 - Current
    My research addresses the biology, systematics, chemical ecology, and management of native and invasive forest pest insects of North America.
  • Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Entomology, University of Georgia
    1997 - 2000

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Publications

Research Highlights

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SRS-2014-151
Lure Developed for Killer of Louisiana Baldcypress

The land surface of southern Louisiana is sinking as an unintended consequence of humans channeling water flow. Persistent and deeper flooding o ...

2014


Last updated on : 08/17/2016