Exploring Impact of Pesticides on Bee Colonies

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The sudden disappearance of honey bees in many parts of the country might be related to pesticide exposure, according to Washington State University entomologist Walter S. Sheppard. Read article,┬áThe Secret Death of Bees, from Spring 2010 in the Washington State Magazine Beekeepers have struggled as hives have failed soon after the bees embark on their… » More ...

Outstanding Predoctoral Scientific Presentation

May 2011 Brandon Hopkins, Ph.D. student in entomology, won first place for Outstanding Predoctoral Scientific Presentation at the 15th Annual Center for Reproductive Biology Retreat on May 19, 2011. Hopkins received a $750 travel award from the CRB that will be used to help support his travel to the Caucasus Mountains later this summer for… » More ...