Research Activites and Projects

Research Activities

  • Evolutionary biology of honey bees
  • Pollination ecology
  • Population genetics of honey bees in the Unites States
  • Genetic characterization of unmanaged honey bee populations
  • Feral Bee Project
  • online library of bee-collected and flower-produced pollen

Professional Affiliations

Graduate Students Ongoing Projects

  • Menz, JohnIn progress.  Removing Obstacles to Genetic Host Resistance in the US Beekeeping Industry.  Expected 2019.
  • Evans, KathleenIn progress. An integrated IPM Program Using Non-chemical Controls to Manage Parasites in Honey Bee Colonies. M.S. in Entomology. Expected 2014.
  • Gardner, DavidIn progress. Assessment of Native Pollinator Health and Diversity in Urban Forest Fragments. M.S. in Entomology. Expected 2014
  • Cass, Owen. In progress. Determining the ecological role of flowering plants as nutritional forage for pollinators: You are what you eat! M.S. in Entomology. Expected 2014

Undergraduate Students Ongoing Projects

  • Stoltz, Christian  Utilizing Digital Scale Technology to Track Hive Productivity and Health

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