PEOPLE

Principal Investigator

Dr. Jia-Wei Tay

Assistant Professor of Entomology

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Meet our students, postdoc, and alumni

Dr. Reina Tong

Postdoc

Email: reinat@hawaii.edu

John Adam Lawrence

Graduate student

Masters student currently developing his research on invasive ant IPM

Email: jal8@hawaii.edu

Sarah Kim

Research Technician

 Assist in the Urban Pest Management program and research

Email: skim23@hawaii.edu

Lab Alumni

Justin Mew (2020)

Juliana Salehi (2022)

Karim Gharbi

(M.S 2022)

John Mitchell Kirsch

(M.S 2022)

Equipment: PCR system, homogenizer, microcentrifuge, climatic chambers, incubators, insect/animal behavioral tracking system, thermal cycler, microscope camera setup with microscopes, microtome, video microscope, non-invasive microwave sensor-moisture meter-thermal sensor termite detection equipment, etc.

Tay Lab is hiring!

Interested in joining us?

A Ph.D. position is available in the Urban Entomology laboratory /Tay Lab at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. The research project will be on developing biopesticides for invasive ant management. A Msc in Entomology/Chemistry or a comparable qualification is required. Interested candidates should submit a CV, GRE, and contact information for 3 references. Email: jwtay [at] hawaii [dot] edu

Undergraduate students interested in research opportunities, please contact me to discuss potential opportunities.

Prospective postdocs: Please contact me to discuss opportunities.