Dr. Dini Miller

Have you heard the Berlin Wall Theory about bed bugs?

April 24, 2014

This is a short video news segment about Dr. Dini Miller’s lab at Virginia Tech and her grad students who work on bed bug research. video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player What struck me most was this soundbite from Dini Miller about DNA testing of bed bug populations:

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Mike Merchant’s reports from bed bug sessions at the ESA 2011 meeting in Reno

November 25, 2011

Entomologist Michael Merchant of the Texas AgriLife Extension has recently compiled a really interesting two-part series of blog posts on his Insects in the City blog, covering some of the interesting bed bug-related presentations at the 2011 Entomological Society of America conference in Reno. The Bed Bug Chronicles Part I describes the following: Changlu Wang’s research on the use […]

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Potter on bed bugs: infestation is inevitable, unstoppable

January 6, 2011

The National Pest Management Association is holding a National Bed Bug Forum this week in Denver. The press surrounding this event is a mixed bag, as usual. However, I found the following article from the Denver Post to be excellent, and a welcome respite from the tedious recirculation of the dubious “top ten bed bug […]

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Bed bugs on Dr. Oz this Friday

November 18, 2009

Bed bugs will feature on the Dr. Oz show this Friday. The promo below suggests a sensational tone. (Those audience reactions — do they seem a bit rehearsed to you?) On the other hand, we hear Drs. Dini Miller, Richard Cooper, and Lou Sorkin will be featured, and that is a good thing. (You can […]

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Footage from the recent New York Pest Expo: Bed Bug Edition

November 13, 2009

Bug Off Pest Center in NYC recently hosted an event called the New York Pest Expo: Bed Bug Edition. Frank Andorka notes in his PMP column that it attracted 500 pest management professionals. And we New Yorkers can be glad — that’s 500 PMPs who sat down and heard bed bug experts Dr. Dini Miller […]

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Soundbites from the EPA National Bed Bug Summit

April 16, 2009

We look forward to hearing more about what happened in Arlington, Virginia these last two days, at the EPA National Bed Bug Summit. This video from the Associated Press has some nice snippets from Dini Miller, Harold Harlan, and others, speaking at the conference. Pete Grasso of the PMP blog liveblogged the bed bug summit. […]

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