Post Doctoral Research Associates
Ge Zhang, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Hopkins Lab
Education: Ph.D. Entomology, Iowa State University
Interest: He is now studying how honey bee health is affected when they are moved from California to Washington State for pollinating specialty crops such as almond, blueberry, apple and canola.
Gengping Zhu, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Crowder Lab
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.
Rae Olsson Postdoctoral Research Associate, Hopkins Lab
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.