BRANDON LYONS completed his M.S. a member of the FLIES Facility. He was co-advised by Dr. Pete Teel. Also, Brandon collaborated with Dr. Tawni Crippen, USDA-ARS in College Station, Texas. Brandon’s research examined the relationship between heat tolerance and insecticide resistance by the lesser mealworm, Alphitobius diaperinus, (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) which is considered a major pest in poultry operations throughout the world. Brandon will be pursuing his Ph.D. at Oklahoma State University.