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What have we been up to? (Apr 2019)

April 2019

It’s springtime, so we’re wishing that we have 50 hours in a day right now! Jennifer’s excellent beekeeping last fall resulted in us having terrific overwintering success (~8% loss) of over 70 colonies, so our research apiaries are looking really good right now. Brad and Joe have teamed up to investigate the effects of pesticides on drones, and Esmaeil, Ali, and Daiana are likely going to get some additional samples from those same colonies to investigate other hypotheses. Erin continues to have a lot of balls in the air wrapping up genetic analyses in the lab, with some very exciting preliminary results. Lauren continues to analyze her samples from Hawaii, although she’s expecting any day now with her first-born! Hannah recently transitioned from a MS to a PhD program and will be conducting her fourth field season on studying the pollinator communities across NC. Sharon and Kirsten have teamed up to revamp our online offerings of the Beekeeper Education & Engagement System (BEES) in preparation for our initial offerings of our advanced BEES Academy this fall.

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