Skip to main content

Honey Bee Research and Extension Lab

Honey Bee Research and Extension Lab

Prospective Graduate Students

Prospective graduate students can apply to study honey bees and related topics in the Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory. Dr. Ellis and his team are committed to mentoring and training graduate students in areas related to honey bee research, extension, and instruction. Read Dr. Ellis’ letter here:

Letter to Prospective Graduate Students

Steps for joining the HBREL

Graduate students in bee suits


Dr. Jamie Ellis, Associate Professor

Ms. Ruth Brumbaugh, Academic Program Assistant

Dr. Healther McAuslane, Graduate Coordinator

*The most successful applicants are those who have a passion to study honey bees, are self-motivated, can work independently, have good critical thinking skills and complement the mission of the HBREL.