Brigette Zacharczenko

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*I have always loved insects. When I was 7 years old I decided I wanted to be an entomologist... and look at me now!
 
*I have always loved insects. When I was 7 years old I decided I wanted to be an entomologist... and look at me now!
 
*I am most interested in systematics, evolution, and behavior of insects.  
 
*I am most interested in systematics, evolution, and behavior of insects.  
*I enjoy field work and rearing caterpillars in the lab.
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*I enjoy blacklighting to capture moths, and rearing caterpillars in the lab.
  
 
===Non-science interests===
 
===Non-science interests===

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Contact Information

Mailing address:
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
University of Connecticut
75 North Eagleville Road
Storrs, CT 06269

Office: TLS 473
Phone: 518-573-3091
E-mail: Brigette Zacharczenko

About Me

Science interests

  • I have always loved insects. When I was 7 years old I decided I wanted to be an entomologist... and look at me now!
  • I am most interested in systematics, evolution, and behavior of insects.
  • I enjoy blacklighting to capture moths, and rearing caterpillars in the lab.

Non-science interests

  • I am an avid crossfitter at Crossfit Storrs.
  • I have several pets including two rabbits, three snakes, one gecko, one salamander, and a bunch of guppies.
  • If I'm not at school or caring for my pets, I am probably sewing. Since 2007 I have run my sewing business, Weird Bug Lady, on Etsy.com. I make plush toys of insects and other animals.

Places to find me on the internet

CaterpillarBlog
Weird Bug Lady
deviantART
Flickr
Facebook - Weird Bug Lady
Facebook - me
Twitter

Education

Ph.D. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
2010 - present
University of Connecticut, Storrs

B.Sc. Applied Zoology
2006-2010
McGill University
Macdonald Campus

Research

Teaching

Publications and presentations

Outreach

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