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ChulWoo "Choru" Shin

Doctoral candidate, EEB
Primary office:
Haworth Hall


Advisors: Kirsten Jensen, Michael Engel
Research Interests: Beetle systematics, morphology,
histology and biology of leaf beetles
Hometown: Seoul, Korea

Education:

  • M.S. and B.S. in biology from Chungnam National University; Daejeon, Korea

Recent Publications

  • Shin C (2013) A new genus of neotropical ischyrosonychine tortoise beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Annales Zoologici (Submitted)
  • Shin C (2012) A new genus of mesomphaliine tortoise beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), with description of a new flightless species from Haiti. The Coleopterists Bulletin (Accepted)
  • Shin C, Chaboo CS (2012) A revision and phylogenetic analysis of Stoiba Spaeth 1909 (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae). Zookeys 224: 1–36
  • Shin C, Jin H, Chaboo CS (2012) Biology and morphology of Neochlamisus gibbosus (Fabricius, 1777) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cryptocephalinae: Fulcidacini). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 85(2): 116–134
  • Shin C, Chaboo CS, Clark SM (2012) Phylogenetic revision of the Hispaniolan endemic genus Asteriza Chevrolat, 1836 (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae: Ischyrosonychini). Zootaxa 3227: 34–53
  • Kim TK, Shin C, Ahn KJ (2008) The South Korean species of the genus Geodromicus (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Omaliinae). Canadian Entomologist 140(6): 641–648
  • Shin C, Ahn KJ (2006) Camioleum choi, a new species in the omaliine tribe Anthophagini (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) from Korea. Zootaxa 1227: 57–62
  • Shin C, Ahn KJ (2003) New record of the genus Boreaphilus C. Sahlberg in Korea (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Omaliinae). Insecta Koreana 20(3): 1–4
  • Cho YB, Shin C, Choi YG (2003) Korean cave species of the superfamily Staphylinoidea (Coleoptera). Insecta Koreana 20(2): 139–148
  • Cho YB, Shin C (2003) New record of the genus Tympanophorus Nordmann (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) in Korea. Korean Journal of Entomology 33(1): 65–67

Presentations:

  • Shin C, (2013 Nov.) “A comparative histological study of color change of Eurypepla calochroma (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)” Entomological Society of America. 2013 Annual meeting, Austin, TX, USA, Oral presentation
  • Shin C, (2013 Oct.) “Color change of Geiger tortoise leaf beetle from Florida (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)” University of Kansas, EEB, Bug talk, Oral presentation
  • Shin C, (2013 Oct.) “A comparative histological study of color change of Eurypepla calochroma (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)” University of Kansas, EEB, Graduate Student Organization 2013 Retreat presentation, Oral presentation (1st place for the presentation competition)
  • Shin C, (2012 Nov.) “Phylogeny and Biology of Ischyrosonychini Chapuis 1875” Entomological Society of America. 2012 Annual meeting, Knoxville, TN, USA, Oral presentation
  • Shin C, (2012 Oct.) “Making a chrysomelid systematist: Year IV” University of Kansas, EEB, Bug lunch talk, Oral presentation
  • Shin C, (2012 Aug.) “Phylogeny and Biology of Ischyrosonychini Chapuis 1875” International Congress of Entomology, Daegu, South Korea, Oral presentation
  • Shin C, (2012 May) “Phylogeny and Biology of Ischyrosonychini Chapuis 1875” University of Kansas, EEB, Bug lunch talk, Oral presentation
  • Shin C, (2012 Apr.) “Phylogeny and Biology of Ischyrosonychini Chapuis” University of Kansas, Kansas Biological Survey, KU Field Station Small Grant talk, Oral presentation
  • Shin C, (2011 May.) “Biology and morphology of Neochlamisus gibbosus (Fabricius 1972) in Kansas” University of Kansas Field Station, KU Field Station Small Grant talk, Oral presentation
  • Shin C, (2011 Apr.) “Phylogenetic revision of Stoiba Spaeth 1909 with description of a species Elytrogona rileyi n. sp. Shin & Chaboo (Coleoptera: Cassidinae: Mesomphaliini)” Kansas (Central States) Entomological Society. Spring 2011 Meeting, University of Kansas, Lawrence KS, USA, Oral presentation (2nd place for the student presentation competition, prize $150)
  • Shin C, (2010 Dec.) “Phylogenetic revision of Stoiba Spaeth 1909 with description of a species Elytrogona rileyi n. sp. Shin & Chaboo (Coleoptera: Cassidinae: Mesomphaliini)” Entomological Society of America. 2010 Annual meeting, San Diego, CA, USA Poster presentation
  • Shin C, (2010 Oct.) “Making a chrysomelid systematist: Year I” University of Kansas, EEB, Bug lunch talk, Oral presentation
  • Shin C, (2003 Oct.) “New record of the genus Boreaphilus C. Sahlberg in Korea (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Omaliinae)” Entomology Society of Korea, Suwon, South Korea, Poster presentation
  • Shin C, (2002 Oct.) “A taxonomic study of the genus Geodromicus Redtenbacher in Korea (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae: Omaliinae)” Entomology Society of Korea, Cheonan, South Korea, Poster presentation

Grants & Awards

  • 2013 Entomology Endowment: University of Kansas, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology: $700
  • 2013 EEB Travel Fund: University of Kansas, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology: $300
  • 2013 Entomology Summer Scholarship: University of Kansas, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology: $6000
  • 2013 Entomology Endowment: University of Kansas, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology: $930
  • 2012 Entomology Endowment: University of Kansas, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology: $498
  • 2012 KU Graduate Study Travel Fund: University of Kansas: $500
  • 2012 EEB Travel Fund: University of Kansas, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology: $300
  • 2012 Entomology Summer Scholarship: University of Kansas, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology: $6500
  • 2011 Entomology Summer Scholarship: University of Kansas, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology: $5000
  • 2011 Small Grant Program, University of Kansas Field Station: $500
  • 2010 Byers Opportunity Fund: University of Kansas, Entomology Division: $555
  • 2010 EEB Travel Fund: University of Kansas, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology: $300
  • 2010 Entomology Endowment: University of Kansas, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology: $815
  • 2010 Entomology Summer Scholarship: University of Kansas, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology: $3700
  • 2010 Small Grant: University of Kansas Field Station: $300
  • 2010 Byers Opportunity Fund: University of Kansas: $1054.70
  • 2010 University of Kansas, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Entomology Division: $648.59
  • 2010 Entomology Endowment: University of Kansas, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology: $1170
  • 2006 Korean Ministry of Labor Grant, South Korea: $4000

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