Dr. Laura C Iles

Director, North Central IPM Center
Laura Iles

Dr. Laura Iles is the Director of the North Central Integrated Pest Management Centerand part of the ISU Integrated Pest Management Program.  Laura earned her B.S. (Animal Ecology), M.S. (Entomology), and Ph.D. (Co-Major in Entomology and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology) degrees from Iowa State University.  As part of her responsibilities within the ISU Integrated Pest Management Program, Dr. Iles provides educational training in home and garden insect pests, urban forest pests, biological control, pollinator and butterfly conservation. 

Area of Expertise: 
Integrated Pest Management (IPM)
Insect Identification
Plant Problem Diagnostics
B.S., Animal Ecology, Iowa State University, 1998
M.S., Entomology, Iowa State University, 2001
Ph.D., Entomology and Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Iowa State University, 2006
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