Chloé Lahondère, assistant professor of biochemistry, is one of a number of new faculty members recently hired in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences this academic year. New positions were identified to bring talent to the college's focus areas, including food, health, the environment, and community viability. The new faculty members are distributed across teaching, research, and Extension.

The Lahondère lab works on disease vector insects and, in particular, the study of their physiology, behavior, and ecology.

She received her bachelor’s degree in integrative & evolutionary biology, her master’s degree in insect science, and her doctorate in life sciences & entomology from the University François Rabelais of Tours, France.