Dr. Jia-Wei Tay
Assistant Professor of Entomology
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Meet our students
John Mitchell Kirsch
Vector-borne and infectious disease research on the mosquito species and virus surveillance in Hawaii. Mitchell was a research intern with CDC’s Midwest COE
Masters student currently developing his research on biopesticides. He is interested in testing biopesticides on urban garden pests and was an intern at Green Spring Gardens, Virginia and the Smithsonian
John Adam Lawrence
Masters student currently developing his research on invasive ant IPM
Assist in the Urban Pest Management program and research
Student of PEPS 499 (Directed Research). Assisted in the Urban Pest Management program and research
Equipment (2021, current): climatic chambers, incubators, microtome, insect/animal behavioral tracking system, thermal cycler, microscope camera setup with microscopes, 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 in collaboration with UH Department of Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering. 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.