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Dr. Coby Schal Profiled by 'The Scientist'

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The life sciences magazine recently interviewed Schal, professor at North Carolina State University.

| April 26, 2013

Dr. Coby Schal, professor of structural pest management at North Carolina State University, was recently profiled by the life sciences magazine The Scientist.

The piece starts with an anecdote of Schal developing a incapacitating fungal infection in his lungs, after a trip to Costa Rica in 1978 to study cockroach aggression in the wild. Despite that initial setback, Schal didn't stop doing what he loved. 

"With cockroaches, I actually like going into homes and tracking them down," Schal told the magazine. "It's like forensics - trying to think like a cockroach."

Read the full piece here

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