Juliana Rangel - Biology of the Colony

An opportunity to listen to a guest speaker before the National Honey Show. MONDAY October 26th  2015 - 8pm Harrow Art Centre HA5 4EA in the Greenhill room. Juliana became Assistant Professor of Apiculture in the Department of Entomology at Texas A&M University in 2013 after previous posts at Cornell with Thomas Seeley and N. Carolina with David Tarpy. There are limited places so please book your seat with Jo Telfer, donations to expenses welcome.

Juliana's research program focuses on (1) the biological and environmental factors that affect the reproductive health of honey bee queens and drones, (2) the genetic diversity of feral honey bees in unmanaged habitats across the country, and (3) the identification and nutritional value of floral sources collected by honey bees in urban environments. She is President of the American Association of Professional Apiculturists, an active member of the Texas Beekeepers Association and has spoken to dozens of beekeeping associations in Texas and the U.S. She teaches Honey Bee Biology, and Honey Bee Management courses for advanced undergraduates students and currently advises three graduate students.