Inter-organismal chemical communications in obligate agricultural parasitic pests
Center for Chemical Ecology
Baldwyn Torto, International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (Kenya)
May 5, 2023 @ 12:00 am to 12:00 am
Baldwyn Torto is a Principal Scientist at the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology in Nairobi, Kenya and an Extraordinary Processor in the Department of Zoology and Entomology at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. He is a Fellow of the Entomological Society of America, and of the African Academy of Sciences. He serves on the Jury-Falling Walls Breakthroughs, (Life Sciences), Berlin, and Selections Committee, UNESCO-Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World-Elsevier Foundation Awards. He is the most recent past President, Board of Trustees, JRS Biodiversity Foundation, USA. He is the recipient of several international awards including the 2020 icipe@50 Achievement Award, 2020 Entomological Society of America Nan-Yao Su Award for Innovation and Creativity in Entomology, 2019 Louis Malassis International Prize for Food and Agriculture for Outstanding Career in Agricultural Development- Agropolis Foundation France, 2018 Journal Article of the Year and Lecture Award- Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry) AGRO-Division, American Chemical Society).