Thomas Baker

Tom Baker
DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR, Entomology
(814) 863-4435

Tom Baker is a distinguished professor of entomology and chemical ecology. He is an expert on how insects use pheromones to communicate, and his lab studies how to use those pheromones in pest control.

Education: 
B.S., Cornell University, Entomology, 1972
M.S., Cornell University, Entomology, 1975
Ph.D., Michigan State University, Entomology, 1979
Research Interests: 
Insect pheromones and odor-mediated behavior, neuroethological studies of olfaction, identification and development of insect attractants for IPM systems, development of olfaction-based biosensors