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:
Steps for joining the HBREL
- Visit the UF Entomology and Nematology Department Website for an overview of the department.
- Review the information in the UF Graduate Student Handbook to learn the rules and regulations of the University and the Entomology and Nematology Department Graduate Handbook to determine the requirements of the programs offered.
- Visit the Entomolgy and Nematology Department's Graduate Studies Page to gain a better understanding of how to apply to the Department, the general admission requirements, and how to fund your graduate program.
- Contact Dr. Jamie Ellis or Dr. Cameron Jack to express interest in joining the HBREL as a graduate student*.
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.