Angela E. Douglas

Daljit S. and Elaine Sarkaria Professor of Insect Physiology and Toxicology
Entomology, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Contact Information

5134 Comstock Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-8539

Angela E. Douglas

Daljit S. and Elaine Sarkaria Professor of Insect Physiology and Toxicology
Entomology, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Expertise
Microbiome science; nutritional physiology; insect science

Current Research Interest
Gut microbiome-animal interactions; nutrition of phloem-feeding insects; community metabolism in microbial communities; microbial genome reduction

Distinction
Kiel Collaborative Research Centre Karl August Möbius Fellowship
Entomological Society of America Recognition Award in Insect Physiology
Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Research
Founders Memorial Lecture of Entomological Society of America
Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council Research Fellowship
Royal Society University Research Fellowship

Selected Publications
Douglas, Angela E. Fundamentals of Microbiome Science. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2018.

Douglas, Angela E. “Strategies for Enhanced Crop Resistance to Insect Pests.” Annual Review of Plant Biology 69 (2018): 3.1-3.24.

Cornell Research Website Article
How Microbes Benefit Human Health