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Contributors and Affiliates


Center for Invasive Species Research Contributors and Affiliates

CISR is comprised of top University of California professors and researchers, all are the leading experts in their fields. They provide excellent insight into the invasive species on this site and in their own research labs. These researchers blaze the trail in cutting edge research on Invasive Species.

Gevork Arakelian

Gevork ArakelianSenior Biologist, Los Angeles County Agricultural Commissioner/Weights & Measures Department.

J. Ole Becker

J. Ole BeckerCooperative Extension Specialist and Nematologist
Personal Website

Peter Bowler

Peter BowlerSenior Lecturer in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (SOE)
Personal Website


Peter J. BryantProfessor of Biological Sciences at University of California Irvine
Personal Website

Frank Byrne

Frank ByrneAssistant Researcher of Entomology


Matt Daugherty, Assistant Extension Specialist 
Personal Website

Paul De Ley

Paul De LeyAssociate Professor of Nematology
Personal Website


Norm EllstrandProfessor of Genetics & Geneticist
Personal Website


Elizabeth Grafton-CardwellExtension Specialist of Entomology
KAC Citrus Website

CISR hoddle

Mark Hoddle, Extension Specialist and Director of Center for Invasive Species Research 
Personal Website

Nic Irvin

Nic Irvin, Assistant Specialist of Entomology
Personal Website

Greg Kund

Greg KundStaff Research Associate 


Andrew Lawson, Associate Professor of Entomology, California State University, Fresno

Jeffrey Lovich

Jeffrey Lovich, Research Ecologist, USGS, Southwest Biological Science Center, Flagstaff, Arizona

Milt McGiffen

Milt McGiffenCooperative Extension Vegetable Crops Specialist and Plant Physiologist

Jocelyn Millar

Jocelyn MillarProfessor of Entomology


Timothy PaineProfessor of Entomology 

Tom Perring

Tom PerringProfessor of Entomology

Richard Redak

Richard RedakProfessor of Entomology and Department Chair

Richard Stouthamer

Richard StouthamerProfessor of Entomology

John Trumble

John TrumbleProfessor of Entomology
Personal Website


Richard S. VetterStaff Research Associate 


William Walton, Professor of Entomology 
Personal Website



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