President, Entomology Graduate Student Association (2017-2018)
Graduate Intern, Western Research Center, Dow AgroSciences, Fresno, CA (2016)
Lecturer, Agricultural Technical Institute, The Ohio State University (2016)
Ohio Soybean Council ($38,000)
SEEDS: The OARDC Graduate Research Enhancement Competitive Grant Program ($5,000)
3rd place oral presentation, North Central Branch of the Entomological Society of America, Madison, WI (2018)
1st place oral presentation, Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Denver, CO (2017)
1st place oral presentation, 2017, Ohio Valley Entomological Association, Columbus, OH (2017)
Ray Travel Award for Service, ($1,000) Council of Graduate Students - The Ohio State University (2016)
2nd place poster competition, 5th Symposium of Zamoranos in the USA, Lubbock, TX (2017)
Piermarini, P., Esquivel, C., & Denton, J. (2017). Malpighian Tubules as Novel Targets for Mosquito Control. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14(2), 111. http://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph14020111
Yang, Z., Statler, B.M., Calkins, T.L., Alfaro, E., Esquivel, C.J., Matthew, R.F., Denton, J., Piermarini, P. (2017). Dynamic expression of genes encoding subunits of inward rectifier potassium (Kir) channels in the yellow fever mosquito Aedes aegypti, Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part B: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Volume 204, February 2017, Pages 35-44, ISSN 1096-4959, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpb.2016.11.003.
Li, Y., Piermarini, P. M., Esquivel, C. J., Drumm, H. E., Schilkey, F. D., and Hansen, I. A. (2017). RNA-Seq Comparison of Larval and Adult Malpighian Tubules of the Yellow Fever Mosquito Aedes aegypti Reveals Life Stage-Specific Changes in Renal Function. Front. Physiol. 8: 1–13.
Esquivel, C. J., Cassone, B. J., & Piermarini, P. M. (2016). A de novo transcriptome of the Malpighian tubules in non-blood-fed and blood-fed Asian tiger mosquitoes Aedes albopictus: insights into diuresis, detoxification, and blood meal processing. PeerJ, 4, e1784. http://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.1784
Esquivel, C. J., Cassone, B. J., & Piermarini, P. M. (2014). Transcriptomic evidence for dramatic functional transition of theMalpighian Tubules after a blood meal in the Asian tiger mosquito Aedes albopictus. Plos Negl Trop Dis. 8(6):1-16.
Research and development for the agrochemical industry in U.S. and Latin America based on market demands
Industry representative for the entomological societies (e.g. Entomological Society of America)