Natural plant toxins in honey: An ignored threat...

Consumers often believe that “natural food” is harmless, however naturally occurring toxins in food represent a health risk to humans. Honey as a natural, nutritious sweetener, is one of the most commonly consumed foods throughout the world. However, food safety concerns for honey arise when honeybees collect nectar from poisonous plants such as Rhododendron sp., Coriaria arborea, and Tripterygium wilfordii Hook…

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Cosmetic Applications of Bee Venom

Bee venom (BV) is a typical toxin secreted by stingers of honeybee workers. BV and BV therapy have long been attractive to different cultures, with extensive studies during recent decades. Nowadays, BV is applied to combat several skin diseases, such as atopic dermatitis, acne vulgaris, alopecia, vitiligo, and psoriasis. BV is used extensively in topical…

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SNF Swiss Postdoctoral Fellowships – transitional measure for...

Grants for young researchers who want to have an expert scientific training and to develop their academic career in Switzerland. On behalf of the federal government following Switzerland’s non-association to Horizon Europe, the SNSF has introduced a transitional measure for the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) individual postdoctoral fellowship – the SNSF Swiss Postdoctoral Fellowships (SPF) This funding scheme will offer applicants with…

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2 year postdoctoral position on “Modelling honeybee colony...

Working places: Unité Mixte de Recherche EGCE – Evolution, Génomes, Comportement et Écologie – Gif-sur-Yvette – France (IRD, CNRS, Univ. Paris-Saclay; www.egce.cnrs-gif.fr), and fieldwork in several French study sites. Job description: We open a 2-year postdoc position related to the ongoing H2020 BeeConnected project (details here). The postdoc main objective is to study the resilience…

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European Beekeeping Coordination @ BeeLife, Belgium

TITLE: Communications officer NAME OF THE ORGANIZATION: Bee Life European Beekeeping Coordination CONTACT PERSON: Noa Simón Delso ADDRESS: Place Croix du Sud 1 bte L7.04.01 – 1348 Louvain la Neuve COUNTRY: BELGIUM E-MAIL ADRESS: simon@bee-life.eu WEBSITE: www.bee-life.eu LOCATION OF THE JOB: Remote (in Belgium) STARTING DATE: (November) December 2021 (6 months CDD, afterwards CDI) SHORT…

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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor rank to study plant and/or pollinator...

The Department of Biology (https://biology.uncg.edu/about/the-department/) at the University of North Carolina Greensboro (UNCG) seeks an innovative biologist in any biological subdiscipline at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor rank who studies plant and/or pollinator biology. With nearly all flowering plants requiring pollinators, the pollination crisis is impacting both human and environmental health. Therefore, we are seeking an individual…

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