Assistant Entomology Technician
Great Lakes Forestry Centre
1219 Queen Street East
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, P6A 2E5
Tel.: (705) 541-5628
Tripti Sharma joined in the Insect Production Department as an Insect Rearing Technologist in August 2016.She moved to Canada from India in 2008 and joined Great Lakes Forestry Centre in 2012, where she started voluntary working in Insect production. Tripti started working as an Entomology technologist in Pest management division in May 2013. From then till present day she has worked on various projects with different scientists in GLFC.
Prior to coming to Canada, Tripti was working as a Lecturer in Biotechnology in India. She guided MPhil student and small research projects with postgraduate students.
Tripti holds a PhD. in Pathology (specialization–Immunology) from Institute of Medical College, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi; India. She has MSc. in Biochemistry. She has few publications as well.
Interesting fact about Tripti is, she was never interested in insects but after moving to Canada she started working on Emerald Ash Borer. After working 5 years, Tripti developed keen interest in this insect and now they are pretty much buddies.
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