Coby Schal — Principal Investigator

Curriculum Vitae – Coby Schal

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
Interview on NPR's the People's Pharmacy
2013 profile in The Scientist Magazine
2013 profile in Pest Management Professional magazine
    May 20, 1954
Contact information
    Coby Schal
    Department of Entomology, 3107 Gardner Hall
    Campus Box 7613, 100 Derieux Place
    North Carolina State University
    Raleigh, NC 27695-7613
          office: (919) 515-1821
          lab: (919) 515-1820
          fax: (919) 515-7746
          Lab URL:
State University of New York at Albany
1976 Biology
Ph.D. University of Kansas, Lawrence 1983 Entomology
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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
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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 Award, NC Entomological Society
2007 Research Friend of Extension Award, North Carolina State University
2007–2012 Editorial Board: Psyche: A Journal of Entomology
2009 Alumni Association Outstanding Research Award, North 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
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 NCSU