Postdoctoral Research Associate Position Available in Honey Bee...

Date Available: Immediately Location: Honey Bee Research and Extension Laboratory (HBREL) Entomology and Nematology Department Bldg. 970, Steinmetz Hall Natural Area Dr. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, 32611-0629 http://www.ufhoneybee.com Appointment: The position is full-time for one year. This is a non-tenure accruing position. Pay Rate: $48,000 – $50,000/year Position Description: The Honey Bee Research and…

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COLOSS Virus Task Force -REVIEWS-

Dear COLOSS members, The members of the COLOSS Virus Task Force (VTF) are proud to announce that two reviews about viruses of (honey) bees have been published and are freely available in open access journals: Diversity and Global Distribution of Viruses of the Western Honey Bee, Apis mellifera (3390/insects11040239). Bee Viruses: Routes of Infection in…

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Bee Viruses: Routes of Infection in Hymenoptera

Numerous studies have recently reported on the discovery of bee viruses in different arthropod species and their possible transmission routes, vastly increasing our understanding of these viruses and their distribution. Here, we review the current literature on the recent advances in understanding the transmission of viruses, both on the presence of bee viruses in Apis…

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Boost for funding for honey bee health

The Executive Committee of COLOSS are pleased to announce that they have signed an agreement with the Ricola Foundation, Science and Nature, for substantial additional funding for an initial three year period, with a clear perspective for sustainable support. This additional funding will be used in three main areas to improve the effectiveness of the…

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COLOSS SURVEY – IMPACT of COVID-19 on RESEARCH...

The impacts of COVID-19 on human society are far-reaching. To estimate for the first time its impact on the bee research and education community, the Executive Committee of COLOSS (prevention of honey bee COlony LOSSes) developed an internet-based survey that was disseminated through COLOSS members to relevant stakeholders. The preliminary results, published as a contribution…

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