Coby Schal

Blanton J. Whitmire Distinguished Professor

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Malaccina schali, sp. nov. named after C. Schal (Roth 1996, see p. 347)
CALS Donor Recognition Event, February 17, 2013 (Schal video)
2013 profile in Pest Control Technology
2013 profile in The Scientist Magazine
Education
B.S.
State University of New York at Albany
1976 Biology
Ph.D. University of Kansas, Lawrence 1983 Entomology
Professional Experience and Affiliations
2014–present Member, Genetics Program, NC State University, Raleigh, NC
Member, Center for Health and Human Environment (NIEHS), NC State University, Raleigh, NC
Member, Neuroscience Initiative, NC State University, Raleigh, NC
2012–present Member, Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity (IMSD, NIH), NC State University, Raleigh, NC
2010–present Member, Biotechnology (BIT) Program, NC State University, Raleigh, NC
2000–present Member, North Carolina Agromedicine Institute, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
1999–present Co-Founder, Executive Committee, W. M. Keck Center for Behavioral Biology, NC State University, Raleigh, NC
1993–present Blanton J. Whitmire Distinguished Professor of Structural Pest Management, North Carolina State University
1988–1993 Associate Professor of Entomology, Rutgers University, NJ
1984–1988 Assistant Professor of Entomology, Rutgers University, NJ
1982–1984 Post-Doc., Department of Entomology, Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst (with R.T. Cardé)
1977–1981 Research Assistant, Department of Entomology, University of Kansas (with W.J. Bell)
1977 Research Assistant, University of Kansas (with R. Jander)
1975 Summer courses, Cranberry Lake Biological Field Station, NY
Honors and Awards
1980 Invited Student Participant in a Gordon Conference on Aerobiology, Meriden, New Hampshire
1980 Beamer Award: Department of Entomology, University of Kansas
1980 National Science Foundation Dissertation Improvement Grant
1981 Sigma-Xi: Grant-in-Aid of Research
1995 Plenary speaker, North Carolina Entomological Society
1996 Non-Employee Award, CEO of Colgate-Palmolive Company, Piscataway, NJ
1997 Award for Research Excellence in Urban Entomology, Orkin Pest Control
1998–2000 Editorial Board: Journal of Economic Entomology
1999 Entomological Society of America Recognition Award in Urban Entomology, Southeastern Branch
1999–present Editorial Board: Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology
2000–present Editorial Board: Journal of Insect Science
2000 Distinguished lecture. The Ted Hopkins Colloquium, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
2001–2013 Editorial Board: Journal of Chemical Ecology
2002 Keynote speaker, “Issues in Urban Entomology”, 4th International Conference on Urban Pests, Charleston, SC
2002–2005 Councilor – International Society of Chemical Ecology
2005–2008 Subject Editor: Journal of Economic Entomology
2005–2008 Subject Editor: Pest Management Science
2005 Entomological Society of America Recognition Award in Insect Physiology, Biochemistry and Toxicology, Southeastern Branch
2005 Lifetime Honorary Membership, North Carolina Pest Management Association
2006 Distinguished Achievement Award in Urban Entomology, National Conference on Urban Entomology
2006 Elected Fellow of the Entomological Society of America
2006 Elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
2006 Outstanding Contributions to Entomology AwardNC Entomological Society
2007 Research Friend of Extension AwardNorth Carolina State University
2007–2012 Editorial Board: Psyche: A Journal of Entomology
2009 Alumni Association Outstanding Research AwardNorth Carolina State University
2011 Silverstein-Simeone Award, International Society for Chemical Ecology
2012 Distinguished Member, Sigma Xi 125th Anniversary Celebration
2013 Crown Leadership Award, Pest Control Technology/Syngenta
2013–present Editorial Board: Current Opinion in Insect Science
2015 Alfred M. Boyce Lecturer in Entomology, University of California, Riverside
2015 Recognition Award in Urban Entomology, Entomological Society of America
2015 Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence, highest faculty award at NC State
2016 Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award, NC State College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
2016 Nan-Yao Su Award for Innovation and Creativity in Entomology, Entomological Society of America
2017 Vice President, International Society for Chemical Ecology 
2017 NC State Graduate School Outstanding Graduate Faculty Mentor Award in the Biological and Life Sciences
2017 Selected to NC State’s Academy of Outstanding Faculty Mentors
2018 Selected to NC State’s Research Leadership Academy
2018 U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary’s Award for Healthy Homes

 

Coby Schal