Tori Pocius

Doctoral Student, Iowa State University
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Victoria Pocius is currently a doctoral student at Iowa State University in the lab of Diane Debinski

While at the University of Kansas:
Orley Taylor
Research Interests: Monarch butterfly biology and conservation
Hometown: Scranton, PA


  • B.S. in biology, Lafayette College, 2011


  • Pocius, V., B. Hilbig. 2011. “Exposure To Endocrine Disrupting Pesticides And Impacts On Parasitic Infection In The Monarch Butterfly, Danaus plexippus.” The Proceedings of the National Conference for Undergraduate Research.
  • Hilbig, B., V. Pocius, J. Marchese, N.M. Waters, and J. Drummond. 2010. "Effects of endocrine disrupting contaminants on the monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus. ." The Proceedings of the National Conference for Undergraduate Research.


  • Ida Hyde Scholarship for Women, Spring 2012
  • Scion Research Grant, Spring 2012


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