Biological Science Technician @ USDA Stoneville MS, USA

Overview Open & closing dates: 10/14/2021 to 10/27/2021 Service: Competitive Pay scale & grade: GS 7 Salary: $43,683 to $56,790 per year Appointment type: Permanent Work schedule: Full-time Locations 1 vacancy in the following location: Stoneville, MS Relocation expenses reimbursed: No Telework eligible: Yes as determined by agency policy Duties Summary: This position is located…

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PhD position agro-ecology / pollinator conservation @ Agroscope...

PhD position agro-ecology / pollinator conservation Project description Wild bees and other pollinating insects are key components of biodiversity and provide vital pollination services to crops and wild plants. However, they face multiple pressures including habitat loss, land use intensification or climate change. In two European Horizon 2020 projects, Agroscope aims, in collaboration with European…

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PhD position in pollinator conservation @ Agroscope –...

PhD position in pollinator conservation (genetic diversity / ecology) Project description Wild bees and other pollinating insects are key components of biodiversity and provide vital pollination services to crops and wild plants. However, they face multiple threats including habitat loss, land use intensification or climate change. The European Horizon 2020 project SAFEGUARD (www.safeguard.biozentrum.uni-wuerzburg.de) aims to…

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Academic Unit: Funded PhD Scholarship – NUI Galway,...

Project Title: Investigating Diversity and Adaptation in wild honeybees in Ireland Supervisor: Prof Grace McCormack, Zoology, School of Natural Sciences, National University of Ireland Galway. Duration: Funded for 4 years (Structured PhD), full-time. Project description: It was understood that wild Apis mellifera colonies were extinct, or almost so, across its natural range. In addition the…

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Register now for the EU Pollinator Week (Sep...

The EU Pollinator Week is an event bringing together experts, policymakers, and stakeholders. This year’s theme is “A New Deal for Pollinators”, emphasising the current status and future opportunities to secure the fundamental role of pollinators. The event will be held online, and registration is now open. Browse the schedule and register for the sessions…

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Resistance and Vulnerability of Honeybee (Apis mellifera) Gut...

Agricultural and apicultural practices expose honeybees to a range of pesticides that have the potential to negatively affect their physiology, neurobiology, and behavior. Accumulating evidence suggests that these effects extend to the honeybee gut microbiome, which serves important functions for honeybee health. Here we test the potential effects of the pesticides thiacloprid, acetamiprid, and oxalic…

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