Clare C. Rittschof – Assistant Professor
Clare earned a PhD in Zoology from the University of Florida studying spider reproductive tactics and body size evolution. From 2011-2015 she worked as a post-doc at the University of Illinois and Pennsylvania State University, studying honey bee social behavior, neuroscience, and genomics.
Joseph Palmer – Laboratory Technician
Joseph received his M.S. in Entomology from Kentucky State University, studying the honey bee pathogenic fungus Nosema.
Sarah Preston – Graduate student
Sarah received a B.S. in Biochemistry from Auburn University and is currently working on a Master’s degree studying how queen stress impacts worker behavior and immune function.
Grayson McWhorter – Graduate student
Grayson received his B.S. in Entomology from the University of Florida. He is working on a PhD, studying how robbing behavior is socially transmitted within and among hives.
Seth Biedenbender (Ag and Med Biotech)
Jimmy Harrison (Neuroscience)
Leah Callaway (Animal Science)
April Lamb (Ag and Med Biotech)
Kimo Kimura (Animal Science)
Hanna Carr (Ag and Med Biotech)