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Moffat, Chandra, Ph.D.

Research Scientist – Entomology

Contact Information:

850 Lincoln Road
PO Box 20280
Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 4Z7
Telephone: 506-460-4474
Email: chandra.moffat@canada.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • Ecology of plant-insect food webs
  • Integrated pest management
  • Biological control of pests and invasive species
  • Molecular ecology and DNA-based detections
  • Arthropod biodiversity
  • Natural selection and rapid adaptation in agro-ecosystems

Current Projects:

  • Characterizing the evolutionary ecology and rapid adaptation of Colorado potato beetle to improve IPM strategies for potato production
  • Quantifying diversity of soil arthropods (Collembola) under different agronomic practices using DNA metabarcoding

Affiliations:

  • Member of the Entomological Society of Canada
  • Member of the Acadian Entomological Society
  • Member of the Canadian Society for Ecology and Evolution
  • Member of the Entomological Society of America

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