Dr. Laura Jesse Iles

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Director, Plant & Insect Diagnostic Clinic
Co-Director, North Central IPM Center
Laura Jesse Iles

Dr Laura Jesse Iles co-directs the North Central IPM Center and Directs Iowa State Universities Plant & Insect Diagnostic Clinic (PIDC).   Dr. Iles has earned B.S. (Animal Ecology), M.S. (Entomology), and Ph.D. (Co-major in Entomology and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology) degrees, all from Iowa State University.  In addition to directing the PIDC, Dr Iles serves as the entomology diagnostician. As part of the ISU Integrated Pest Management Program Dr. Iles provides educational training and diagnostic services in the broad areas of consumer horticulture, biological control, and invasive insect management.

Area of Expertise: 
Insects
Diagnostics
Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
Education: 
B.S., Animal Ecology, Iowa State University, 1998
M.S., Entemology, Iowa State University, 2001
Ph.D., Entemology and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Iowa State University, 2006
Contact
(515) 294-0581
327 Bessey
Ames
IA
50011-1020