Betty Jacques

Senior Lecturer

Office: BHS 331   |    Phone: (308) 865-8817   |    Email:

Betty Jacques


Areas of Interest:

  • Ecological Microbiology
  • Wildlife Biology



  • Wieck, B. J. 2006. Effects of sex, feeding, and temperature on the production of antimicrobial compounds in Nicrophorus marginatus, and Nicrophorus carolinus. M. S. Thesis. University of Nebraska at Kearney, Kearney, Nebraska.


  • Jacques, B. J., Bourret, T. J., and Shaffer, J. J.  2017.  Role of fly cleaning behavior on carriage of Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.  Journal of Medical Entomology  tjx124,
  • Jacques, B. J., Akahane, S., Abe, M., Middleton, W., Hoback, W. W., and Shaffer, J. J. 2009. Temperature and food availability differentially affect the production of antimicrobial compounds in oral secretions produced by two species of burying beetle. Journal of Chemical Ecology 35(8):871-877.