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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, Dr. Jack and their teams 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, Professor

Dr. Cameron Jack, Assistant Professor 

Ms. Elena Alyanaya, Academic Advisor

Dr. Andrea Lucky, 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.