Dr Simon Baxter

Research interests

Applied pest control; Pest biology

  • Genetic technology to improve insect pest control
  • Evolution and spread of insecticide resistance
  • Whole genome sequencing of insect pests
  • Identifying mutations that influence adaptation

Research projects

  • Midyear: Genetic modification of insects for pest control (with Dr Trent Perry)
  • Midyear: Tracking the evolution of insecticide resistance in Australian moths
  • Midyear: Bacillus thuringiensis pore forming toxins: structure and function

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