ENTOMOLOGY TODAY - Jacqueline Serrano, Ph.D., is a research entomologist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) in the Temperate Tree Fruit and Vegetable Research Unit, in Wapato, Washington. She earned her B.S. in biology (2012) and Ph.D. in entomology (2019) at the University of California, Riverside. She first joined USDA-ARS as a postdoctoral research associate before moving into her current role.
At the Entomological Society of America, Serrano currently serves as the Pacific Branch representative to the ESA Early Career Professionals Committee and previously served as the Plant-Insect Ecosystems Section representative to the ESA Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee. She has also served as program chair for the two previous Pacific Branch Meetings and earned the John Henry Comstock Award from the Pacific Branch in 2020.