Post Doctoral Research Associates
Education: Ph.D. Plant Biology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Interest: Finding innovative ways to use fungi to benefit honey bee health.
Education: Ph.D. Zoology, Nankai University
Interest: Interested in distributional ecology and is familiar with applications of correlative ecological niche modeling in conservation biogeography. He is using this tool to resolve problems in invasion and conservation biology.
Education: Ph.D. Honey Bee Health and Management Practices, University of Maryland
Interest: Her doctoral work focused on identifying beekeeping management practices to improve colony health and survival. She also addressed obstacles to best management, including Varroa treatment effectiveness and transmission of mites between apiaries. She is excited to keep working on commercial beekeeping management practices and addressing stakeholder needs here at WSU.
Education: Ph.D. Entomology, Washington State University; B.S. Agricultural Sciences * B.A. Community Food System Development, The Evergreen State College
Interest: Several projects including exploring honey bee overwintering, pollination in blueberries, and how honey bees and wild bees interact in agricultural settings.
Education: Ph.D. Molecular Virology, Jawaharlal Nehru University; M.S. Biotechnology, Visva Bharati University; B.S. Human Physiology, Surendranath College and University of Calcutta
Interest: Molecular and biochemical and physiological aspects of plant-insect virus interactions
Education: PhD Environment and Resources, University of Wisconsin – Madison; MS Geography, Oregon State University; BAs Biology and International Relations, Boston University
Interest: Spatial and temporal processes in ecology, Landscape genetics, Ecosystem services, Influence of landscape management and heterogeneity on ecological communities