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ChulWoo "Choru" Shin
Graduate Student
Entomology
Biodiversity Institute

Contact Information

Building: 
Haworth Hall

Systematics of ischyrosonychine tortoise leaf beetles (Chrysomelidae, Cassidinae), Insect physiology, Natural history.

Education

2009–Present Ph.D Candiate in Entomology, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, USA (Advisors: Dr. Kirsten Jensen and Dr. Michael S. Engel).

2002–2004 M.A. Department of Biology, Chung Nam National University, Daejeon, South Korea. Thesis: Taxonomy of the subfamily Omaliinae (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) (Advisor: Dr. Kee-Jeong Ahn).

1995–2002 B.A. Department of Biology, Chung Nam National University, Daejeon, Korea

 

Academic Appointments

Current Appointments

Graduate Student
Entomology
Biodiversity Institute

Previous Appointments

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:

2011 Graduate Research Assistant, Division of Entomology, Biodiversity Institute, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, USA (Supervisor: Dr. Caroline S. Chaboo).

2009 Aug–Dec Graduate Research Assistant, Division of Entomology, Museum of Natural History and Biodiversity Research Institute, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, USA (Supervisor: Dr. Caroline S. Chaboo).

2002–2003 Researcher, Korean Ministry of the Environment, Seoul, South Korea. 1999–2003 Curator, Museum of Biology, National University, Daejeon, South Korea

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

2012 Spring Teaching Assistant

2012 Fall Teaching Assistant, University of Kansas, Biology LAB 150 Principles of Molecular and Cellular Biology.

2012 Spring Teaching Assistant, University of Kansas, Biology LAB 152 Principles of Organismal Biology.

2010 Fall Teaching Assistant, University of Kansas, Biology LAB 150 Principles of Molecular and Cellular Biology.

2010 Spring Teaching Assistant, University of Kansas, Biology LAB 152 Principles of Organismal Biology.

2007–2008 Class administrator, E&C (English & Computer) Education, Seoul, South Korea 2006 Teacher, Korean Ministry of Labor Grant, South Korea.

2005–2006 Teacher, Cheongtop Academy, Pyeongtaek, South Korea

2002–2003 Teaching Assistant, Chungnam National University Daejeon, South Korea Taught undergraduate labs in Entomology, Systematics, and Taxonomy. 

Grants

2012. The Annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America. Entomology Endowment Fund, University of Kansas, Dept. of  Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Entomology Division. $498.

2012. The Annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America. Graduate Study Travel Fund, University of Kansas. $500.

2012. The International Congress of Entomology. EEB Travel Fund, University of Kansas, Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. $300.

2012. Entomology Summer Scholarship, University of Kansas, Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Entomology Division. $6500.

2011. Entomology Summer Scholarship, University of Kansas. $5,000.

2011. Biology and morphology of Labidomera clivicollis (Kirby 1837) in Kansas (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Chrysomelinae, Chrysomelini). KU Field Station Small Grant, University of Kansas. $500.

2010. The Annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America and The collection study at Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History. Dr. Michener Opportunity Fund. $555.

2010. The Annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America and The collection study at Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History. EEB Travel Fund. $300.

2010. Museum study and field expedition during the summer 2010. Entomology Summer Scholarship. $3700.

2010. The field study in KU field station for training and research in insect collection and rearing, curating, identifications, field photography, and field-journals; and manuscript preparations on novel life history and behaviors. Small Grant program by University of Kansas Field Station. $300.

2010. Collection study in the National Museum of Natural History Smithsonian (USNM). Dr. Byers Opportunity Fund. $1054.70.

2010. Collection study in the National Museum of Natural History Smithsonian (USNM). Dr. Michener Opportunity Fund. $648.59.

 

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