I am assessing the toxicity and risk of agricultural insecticides on monarch butterflies. This will help identify ideal locations for placing milkweed habitat in agricultural landscapes. It is important to establish milkweed habitat in the agricultural landscapes of the Midwest to increase the eastern monarch butterfly population.
Assistant Research Professor, Missouri University of Science and Technology
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B.Sc., Microbiology, Mumbai University, 2011
M.Sc., Biomedical Genetics, Vellore Institute of Technology, 2013
Ph.D., Toxicology, Iowa State University, 2021