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Melissa K. Stuart, PhD



Department of Microbiology and Immunology


Address: A.T. Still University of Health Sciences
Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
800 W. Jefferson St.
Kirksville, MO  63501

PhD: (Microbiology) University of Missouri-Columbia, 1989

MS: (Microbiology) Kansas State University, 1985

BS: (Biology) Missouri Western State College, 1983




Research Interests: Dr. Stuart works closely with the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture toward its goal of reducing the use of chemical pesticides--and their associated health risks--by exploiting natural control agents to suppress pest insect populations. Her laboratory is currently focused on improving the baculovirus as a biopesticide to control fall armyworm infestations.

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