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Robert M. Hollingworth

Robert HollingworthProfessor Emeritus, Entomology

NATURAL SCIENCE BLDG
288 FARM LN ROOM 51
EAST LANSING MI 48824
(517) 432-7718
rmholl@msu.edu 

Research Interests:
Dr. Hollingworth has expertise in pesticide toxicology, and in toxic mechanisms and resistance mechanisms to pesticides. He no longer has a research program, but continues teaching and outreach activities in insecticide toxicology, the risk assessment and regulation of chemical contaminants in the diet, and the safety assessment of genetically modified foods, particularly at the international level.

Educational Background:
University of Reading, England, B.S., Agricultural Chemistry, 1962
University of California-Riverside, Ph.D., Insecticide Toxicology, 1966

Selected Professional Activities:
Fellow Award, Pesticide Chemistry Division, American Chemical Society (1981); Group Honor Award for Research Excellence, USDA (1996); Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (2000); International Award for Research in Agrochemicals, American Chemical Society (2003). He is active in the American Association for the Advancement of Science; American Chemical Society-Divisional Membership in Agrochemicals and Agricultural Food and Chemistry. He is a past director of the National Food Safety and Toxicology Center at MSU and the MSU Pesticide Research Center. He recently was elected to the Hall of Fame for the USDA's IR-4
(specialty crop pesticide registration) program after running the North Central Region section of the program for the last 29 years at MSU.

Publications:

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Departmental Web Page:
http://www.ent.msu.edu/Directory/Facultypages/hollingworth/