University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

University of Kentucky Invertebrate Ecology Laboratory

 

Rebecca WenteRebecca Wente

Undergraduate Student

 

Department of Entomology
S-225 Agricultural Science Center N
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40546-0091
Ph: 859.257.2759
Fax: 859.323.1120
Email: rebecca.wente@uky.edu

Education

  • University of Kentucky (expected graduation May 2014)
    Agricultural Biotechnology

 

Awards

  • Appalachian & Minority Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics Majors- Fall 2012 and Spring 2013

  • Appalachian & Minority Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics Majors- Fall Research Fellowship (2012)

  • University of Kentucky Office of Undergraduate Research- Travel Grant (2012)

  • University of Kentucky, Office of Undergraduate Research Summer and Creativity Grant (2012)

  • American Arachnological Society Travel Grant (2012)

 

Presentations

  • Wente, R.L., Schmidt, J.M., Harwood, J.D. 2013. Molecular elucidation of lacewing predation on lady beetles in a buckwheat agroecosystem. 2nd International Symposium on the Molecular Detection of Trophic Interactions, Lexington, KY.

  • Wente, R.L. , Schmidt, J.M., Harwood, J.D. 2013. Effects of direct and indirect spider cues on lady beetle reproduction and foraging behaviors. Showcase of Undergraduate Scholars, Lexington, KY.

  • Wente, R.L., Schmidt, J.M., Harwood, J.D. 2013. Effects of intraguild cues of ground-dwelling and foliage dwelling spiders on lady beetle oviposition and aphid suppression. National Conference on Undergraduate Research, La Crosse, WI.

  • Wente, R.L., Schmidt, J.M., Harwood, J.D. 2013. Effects of Intraguild Cues of Ground-dwelling and Foliage-dwelling Spiders on Lady Beetle Oviposition and Aphid Suppression. Posters at the Capitol, Frankfort, KY.

  • Wente, R.L., Schmidt, J.M., Harwood, J.D. 2012. Molecular tracking of life-stage dependent intraguild predation. Entomological Society of America, Annual Meeting, Knoxville, TN.

  • Wente, R.L., Schmidt, J.M., Harwood, J.D. 2012. Effects of intraguild cues of ground-dwelling and foliage-dwelling spiders on lady beetle oviposition and aphid suppression. American Arachnological Society, Annual Meeting, Green Bay, WI.

 

Affiliations

Entomological Society of America
American Arachnological Society
Sigma Alpha Professional Agricultural Sorority (2012, 2013)

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