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  Dr. Olav Rueppell
  Associate Professor
  Department of Biology 
  University of North Carolina
  206 Eberhart Bldg.
  Greensboro, NC 27403
  phone (336) 256-2591
  fax (336) 334-5839
CV   email: olav_rueppell!at!uncg.edu

 
RESEARCH

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TEACHING
 
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OUTREACH & LINKS
 
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HOW TO FIND US:

Our office and lab space are located in the Eberhart Building

on the main UNCG campus. Click for a broad or a detailed

map how to get there.

Our research apiary and bee facility are located

5min to the west (see map).

If you want to DONATE directly to UNCGs honey bee research program,
please contact me or the UNCG Development Office for details.

Disclaimer: The material located at this site is not endorsed, sponsored, or provided by

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LAST UPDATED Sept. 2011

Current Lab Members (listed with their main interests):

 

Mike

Simone-

Finstroem

 

 

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Laura

Willard

 

 

 

Dominick

DeFelice

 

 

Bobbee

Vannasane

 

 

 

Tara

McCray

 

 

 

Luke

Dixon

 

 

Cordelia

Sackey-

Mensah

 

 

Ryan

Kuster

 

 

Humberto

Boncristiani

 

 

Ross

Nara

 

Humberto Boncristiani (Postdoc): Honey bee virology and diseases

Mike Simone-Finstroem (NCSU Postdoc): Honey bee health, stress, and lifespan

Cordelia Sackey-Mensah (MSc candidate): Xenobiotics and intestinal stem cells

Laura Willard (MSc candidate): In-vitro culture of intestinal stem cells

Ryan Kuster (MSc candidate): Varroa honey bee interactions

Luke Dixon (REU fellow): Genetic and social effects on worker lifespan

Tara McCray (BSc candidate): Behavioral aspects of worker aging

Dominick DeFelice (BSc candidate): Geographic variation in mating behavior

Bobbee Vannasane (BSc candidate): Mating frequency in Apis cerana

Ross Nara (Volunteer): Stem cells and aging

 

Past Members:

Post-Graduates:

Stephanie Christine (2003-2004) Private Industry

Kristin Ward (2004-2006) Medical School

Jackie Metheny (2006-2007) Research Technician at the University of West Virginia

Emily Meznar (2007-2009) PhD program at Duke University

Allie Graham (2007-2009) Research Technician at Duke University

Luen-Hsien Chang (2008-2009) PhD program at Macquarie University (Australia)

 

Undergraduates:

Rex Kirkman (2003 2004), Ant behavior and demography under starvation Research Technician

Oumar Seck (2003 2005) Genetics of aging Private Industry

Robyn Douglas (2004) Honey bee biodemography Science Education

Caroline Mulcrone (2005) Behavioral senescence Pharmacy School

Preston Gardner (2005 2006) Honey bee biodemography Medical School

Kari Fine (2005 2006, Excellence award) Genetics of aging and biodemography Veterinary School (VMD-PhD)

Akuabata Kerns (2005 2006) Genetics of aging Unknown

Anny Pena (2005 2006) Quantitative trait genetics Medical School (Germany)

Dominique Buehler (2005 2006) Genetics of aging PhD program in Switzerland

Lauren Groves (2006 2007) Behavioral senescence Unknown

Jennifer Coleman (2006 2008, Honors thesis) Intestinal stem cell proliferation Research Technician

Megan Wallrichs (2006 2008, Honors thesis) Reproductive ground plan hypothesis M.S. program at Delaware State University

Michael Munday (2006 2009, Honors thesis) Fine-scale QTL mapping Unknown

Robert Gove (Math-Bio Fellow 2007) Division of labor simulation M.S. program at University of Maryland

Miranda Hayworth (Math-Bio Fellow 2007-2008, Excellence award) Queen mating behavior, social apoptosis Medical School (MD-PhD)

Nels Johnson (Math-Bio Fellow 2007) Genetic diversity benefits PhD program at Virginia Tech

Megan Leagon(Math-Bio Fellow 2007) Queen mating behavior Secondary degree at Appalachian State University

Matthew Wilhelm (Math-Bio Fellow 2007) Honey bee mating behavior PhD program at Columbia University

Javier Luzon (2007 2008) Genetics of aging, bee parasitoids NIH Research Internship

Kaitlin Clinnin (2007 2008, Excellence award) Intestinal stem cell biology International Studies

Nathan Ross (Math-Bio Fellow 2008) Epidemiological models in of honey bees High School Teaching

Stephen Brown (2009) Population genetics of Apis cerana Missionary Work

Dawit Adnew (2009) Molecular evolution of ovary size candidate genes Unknown

Nicholas Arvanitis (2009) Bioinformatic analyses Unknown

Ellen Lonon (2009) Genetics of aging Secondary degree at UNCG

Michelle McQuage (2009) Genetics of aging Employed by UNCG

Ashley Hayes (2008 2009) Private Industry

Danielle Lucas (2009 2010) Genetics of speciation Medical School

Stephen Meier (2010) Not yet graduated

Candice Harrison (2011) Pesticide effects on honey bee weight Unknown

 

 

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Emily Meznar

 

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Allie Graham

 

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Jennifer Coleman

 

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Luen-Hsien Chang

 

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Nathan Ross

 

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Jackie Metheny

 

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Oumar Seck

 

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Miranda Hayworth

 

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Michael Munday

 

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Anny Pena

 

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Megan Wallrichs

 

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Akuabata Kerns

 

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Kari Fine

 

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Robert Gove

 

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Stephanie Christine

 

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Nels Johnson

 

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Robyn Linford

 

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Matthew Willhelm

 

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Preston Gardner

 

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Dominique Buehler

 

Ashley Hayes

 

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Dawit Adnew

 

Nicholas Arvanitis

 

Stephen Meier

 

Danielle Lucas

 

Michelle McQuage

 

Kaitlin Clinnin

 

Future Lab Members: Please Contact Me!