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Trevor Williams, página personal en español

 

Baculovirus-based insecticides - the Spodoptera exigua multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus (SeMNPV).

Research topics

  • Biological control of insect pests and vectors of medical importance.

  • Ecology of insect pathogenic viruses, especially baculoviruses and iridoviruses.

  • The use of insect viruses as biological insecticides and the biorational insecticide spinosad.

  • Interactions between biopesticides and other insect natural enemies.

  • The biology and ecology of insect natural enemies.

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Bioassay of an invertebrate iridovirus (iridescent virus) in Galleria mellonella larvae.
 

Other activities

  • Ex-coordinator and current member of the study group on Iridoviridae for the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (ICTV).

  • Sistema Nacional de Investigadores, Mexico (level III).

  • Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society, London.

  • Member of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology.

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May 2015

 

Beperet, I., Simón, O., Williams, T., López-Ferber, M. & Caballero, P. (2015) The “11K” gene family members sf68, sf95 and sf138 modulate transmissibility and insecticidal properties of Spodoptera frugiperda multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 127, 101–109.

 

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May 2015

 

Arrizubieta, M., Simón, O., Williams, T. & Caballero, P. (2015) A novel binary mixture of Helicoverpa armigera single nucleopolyhedrovirus (HearSNPV) genotypic variants has improved insecticidal characteristics for control of cotton bollworms. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 81, 3984-3993.

 

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