Ashley is a student in the Translational Plant Science (TPS) Program and is co-advised by Dr. Andy Michel from the Department of Entomology and Dr. Joshua Blakeslee in the Separtment of Horticulture and Crop Sciences.
Predoctoral Fellowship, USDA Agriculture and Food Research Initiative Competitive Grants Program, Education and Literacy Initiative (AFRI-ELI) ($95,000)
SEEDS: The OARDC Graduate Research Enhancement Competitive Grant Program ($5,000)
Lowell R. Nault Research Award, Department of Entomology - The Ohio State University (2018)
3rd place Ph.D. student poster competition, North Central Branch Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Madison, WI (2018)
1st place Ph.D. student poster competition, North Central Branch Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Indianapolis, IN (2017)
2nd place Ph.D. student oral competition, Ohio Valley Entomological Association (OVEA), Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN (2016)
Scholarship recipient ($4,000), Ohio Soybean Council Foundation Scholarship Program (2016-2017)
Yates, A.D., Michel, A., 2018. Mechanisms of aphid adaptation to host plant resistance. Curr. Opin. Insect Sci. 26, 41–49. doi:10.1016/j.cois.2018.01.003
Schoville, S.D., Chen, Y.H., Andersson, M.N., Benoit, J.B., Bowsher, J.H., et al. 2017. A model species for agricultural pest genomics: the genome of the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Sci. Rep. 1–62.
Wenger, J.A., Cassone, B.J., Legeai, F., Johnston, J.S., Bansal, R., Yates, A.D., Coates, B.S., Pavinato, V.A.C., Michel, A., 2017. Whole genome sequence of the soybean aphid, Aphis glycines. Insect Biochem. Mol. Biol.