• Home
  • ChulWoo “Choru” Shin

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

KU-calendar-full event list: EEB Seminars
EEB Seminars

FA18 EEB Seminars

TO BE ANNOUNCED

 

Facebook
 
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
—ALA
23rd nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets," Military Times
KU Today