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Entomology and Nematology Department

Entomology and Nematology Department

Dr. Faith M. Oi

Associate Extension Scientist
Urban Entomology

Dr. Faith Oi is an associate extension scientist at the University of Florida who specializes in urban entomology.

  • Research
    • Funding Agency:US DEPT OF AG COOP STATE RES SVC
    • Grant Number:2009-41534-05593
    • Title of Grant:University Of Florida Integrated Pest Management Program
    • Principal Investigator:Faith Oi
    • Oi Role on Grant:Co-Principal Investigator
    • Total Amount Awarded:$173,559

    • Funding Agency:Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
    • Grant Number:016633
    • Title of Grant:A Proposal In Support Of Pest Management University, Phase Ii
    • Principal Investigator:Faith Oi
    • Oi Role on Grant:Principal Investigator
    • Total Amount Awarded:$31,500

    • Funding Agency:Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
    • Grant Number:016633
    • Title of Grant:A Proposal In Support Of Pest Management University, Phase Ii
    • Principal Investigator:Faith Oi
    • Oi Role on Grant:Principal Investigator
    • Total Amount Awarded:$31,500

    • Funding Agency:Texas A&M University
    • Grant Number:TCE 633002
    • Title of Grant:Multi-state Evaluation Of School IPM Cost Calculator And Training Model
    • Principal Investigator:Faith Oi
    • Oi Role on Grant:Principal Investigator
    • Total Amount Awarded:$21,751

    • Funding Agency:US Environmental Protection Agency
    • Grant Number:83519801
    • Title of Grant:School IPM Consortium Reaching One Million Children
    • Principal Investigator:Faith Oi
    • Oi Role on Grant:Principal Investigator
    • Total Amount Awarded:$244,372

    • Funding Agency:Bayer CropScience SA
    • Grant Number:09H0026RD
    • Title of Grant:Development Of Rnai Technology For Support Of Insecticide Research Targeting Termites
    • Principal Investigator:Faith Oi
    • Oi Role on Grant:Principal Investigator
    • Total Amount Awarded:$80,000

    • Funding Agency:Bayer CropScience SA
    • Grant Number:09H0026RD
    • Title of Grant:Development Of Rnai Technology For Support Of Insecticide Research Targeting Termites
    • Principal Investigator:Faith Oi
    • Oi Role on Grant:Principal Investigator
    • Total Amount Awarded:$80,000

    • Funding Agency:US Environmental Protection Agency
    • Grant Number:PE-96450806-0
    • Title of Grant:Implementation Of IPM In Public Schools In Florida - Developing A Successful Model For Statewide Adoption By Schools
    • Principal Investigator:Faith Oi
    • Oi Role on Grant:Principal Investigator
    • Total Amount Awarded:$47,000

    • Funding Agency:US Environmental Protection Agency
    • Grant Number:PE-96450806-0
    • Title of Grant:Implementation Of IPM In Public Schools In Florida - Developing A Successful Model For Statewide Adoption By Schools
    • Principal Investigator:Faith Oi
    • Oi Role on Grant:Principal Investigator
    • Total Amount Awarded:$47,000

    • Funding Agency:US DEPT OF AG COOP STATE RES SVC
    • Grant Number:2007-41530-03979
    • Title of Grant:Marketing IPM As Green School Technology For Southern Schools
    • Principal Investigator:Faith Oi
    • Oi Role on Grant:Principal Investigator
    • Total Amount Awarded:$135,888

    • Funding Agency:Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
    • Grant Number:010548
    • Title of Grant:Florida Termite Training Facility In Apopka
    • Principal Investigator:Faith Oi
    • Oi Role on Grant:Principal Investigator
    • Total Amount Awarded:$30,000

    • Funding Agency:Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
    • Grant Number:010548
    • Title of Grant:Florida Termite Training Facility In Apopka
    • Principal Investigator:Faith Oi
    • Oi Role on Grant:Principal Investigator
    • Total Amount Awarded:$30,000

    • Funding Agency:University of Nebraska
    • Grant Number:26-6365-0001-326
    • Title of Grant:E-extension Business Case
    • Principal Investigator:Faith Oi
    • Oi Role on Grant:Principal Investigator
    • Total Amount Awarded:$40,000

    • Funding Agency:University of Nebraska at Lincoln
    • Grant Number:26-6365-0001-326
    • Title of Grant:E-extension Business Case
    • Principal Investigator:Faith Oi
    • Oi Role on Grant:Principal Investigator
    • Total Amount Awarded:$40,000

    • Funding Agency:NATL ASSO OF STATE DEPTS OF AGR RES FOU
    • Title of Grant:Good Neighbor Practices - Agricultural Pesticide Operations Near Schools
    • Principal Investigator:Faith Oi
    • Oi Role on Grant:Principal Investigator
    • Total Amount Awarded:$88,984

    • Funding Agency:National Association of State Agricultural Departments of Research Foundation
    • Title of Grant:Good Neighbor Practices - Agricultural Pesticide Operations Near Schools
    • Principal Investigator:Faith Oi
    • Oi Role on Grant:Principal Investigator
    • Total Amount Awarded:$88,984

    • Funding Agency:Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
    • Grant Number:014452
    • Title of Grant:Efficacy Of Borates On Commonly Used Building Construction Materials
    • Principal Investigator:Faith Oi
    • Oi Role on Grant:Principal Investigator
    • Total Amount Awarded:$5,933

    • Funding Agency:Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
    • Grant Number:014452
    • Title of Grant:Efficacy Of Borates On Commonly Used Building Construction Materials
    • Principal Investigator:Faith Oi
    • Oi Role on Grant:Principal Investigator
    • Total Amount Awarded:$5,933

    • Funding Agency:Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
    • Grant Number:012013
    • Title of Grant:Florida Terminate Training Facility In Apopka
    • Principal Investigator:Faith Oi
    • Oi Role on Grant:Principal Investigator
    • Total Amount Awarded:$120,000

    • Funding Agency:Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
    • Grant Number:012013
    • Title of Grant:Florida Terminate Training Facility In Apopka
    • Principal Investigator:Faith Oi
    • Oi Role on Grant:Principal Investigator
    • Total Amount Awarded:$120,000

    • Funding Agency:North Carolina State University
    • Grant Number:2003-1486-45
    • Title of Grant:Protecting Children's Environmental Health: Verification, Continued Adoption, Sharing Resources And Extension To Public
    • Principal Investigator:Faith Oi
    • Oi Role on Grant:Principal Investigator
    • Total Amount Awarded:$25,000

    • Funding Agency:North Carolina State University
    • Grant Number:2003-1486-45
    • Title of Grant:Protecting Children's Environmental Health: Verification, Continued Adoption, Sharing Resources And Extension To Public
    • Principal Investigator:Faith Oi
    • Oi Role on Grant:Principal Investigator
    • Total Amount Awarded:$25,000
  • Teaching
    • ENY7979, Summer 2011
    • ENY6934, Fall 2008
    • ENY6934, Spring 2010
    • ENY7979, Spring 2011
    • ENY7980, Spring 2009
    • ENY7979, Spring 2010
    • ENY6905, Spring 2009
    • ENY7979, Fall 2009
    • ENY7979, Spring 2009
    • ENY7979, Summer 2009
    • ENY7979, Fall 2010
    • ENY7980, Summer 2010
    • ENY4905, Spring 2010
    • ENY7979, Summer 2010
    • ENY7979, Fall 2011
  • Extension

Dr. Faith M. Oi

Contact

PO Box 110620
Building 970, Natural Area Dr.
Gainesville, FL 32611
(352) 273-3971
foi@ufl.edu

  • Employment
    • 2004-present, Faculty, Entomology and Nematology University of Florida
    • 2004-present, Faculty, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
    • 2004-present, Faculty, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
  • Publications

    Reviews, Proceedings of Conferences and Symposia (not peer-reviewed), Editorials

    Oi, F. M., Strong, C., & Valles, S. M. (2001). Purification and characterization of trans-permethrin metabolizing microsomal esterases from workers of the eastern subterranean termite, Reticulitermes flavipes (Kollar). Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 31. PubMed PMID: 11267909.

    Mankin, R. W., Oi, F. M., & (2002). Acoustic detection of termite infestations in urban trees. Journal of Economic Entomology, 95. PubMed PMID: 12403425.

    Zhou, X., Wheeler, M. M., Scharf, M., & Oi, F. M. (2008, January). Inhibition of Termite Cellulases By Carbohydrate-Based Cellulase Inhibitors: Evidence From in Vitro Biochemistry and in Vivo Feeding Studies. Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology, 90, 31-41.

    Zhou, X., Wheeler, M. M., Scharf, M., & Oi, F. M. (2008, August). Rna Interference in the Termite Reticulitermes Flavipes Through Ingestion of Double-Stranded Rna. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 38, 805-815.

  • EDIS Publications