People in the Honey Bee Lab

Professor

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Ramesh Sagili
Associate Professor-Apiculture
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To promote sustainable apiculture and pollination, our research program focuses on three prime areas: (1) honey bee health (2) honey bee nutrition and (3) honey bee pollination. Our research program addresses both basic and applied questions to improve honey bee health and...

Research Support

Research Support
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Carolyn Breece
Senior Faculty Research Assistant I
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Apiculture

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Courtesy Faculty
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  • Apiculture and Pollination Biology
  • Molecular Entomology: Insect Physiology / Proteomics / Metabolomics / Lipidomics / Functional Biology
  • Ecotoxicology and Molecular Ecology
  • Neuroethology in insects
  • Zoology

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Jennifer Holt
Program Coordinator: Oregon Master Beekeeper Program and the Oregon Bee Atlas Master Melittologist Program
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Beekeeping

Hannah Lucas
Faculty Research Assistant
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Ellen Topitzhofer Ellen Topitzhofer
Faculty Research Assistant
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Bee Lab

Graduate Student

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Mustafa Bozkus
Graduate Student
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Mustafa is investigating the efficacy and safety of Oxalic Acid vapors used by beekeepers for Varroa mite control. He is also examining the prevalence/intensity of European Foulbrood (EFB) disease and factors contributing to EFB during blueberry pollination.



Master of Science, Horticulture
Emily Carlson
Graduate Student
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How pesticide exposure differs between honey bees and native bees with varying landscape context.



Ph.D., Horticulture
Elissa Chapkin
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Master of Science, Horticulture
Max Simon
Graduate Student
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Max’s research focuses on developing a pollen nutritional composition database for improving bee nutrition. This effort involves collection of pollen from more than 100 flowering plant species and analysis of macro and micronutrients in those pollens.



Master of Science, Horticulture