Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Researcher to Tackle Colony Collapse Disorder

Haagen-Dazs Fellow to Tackle Bee Viruses at UC Davis
UC Davis, 8/11/2008

Insect virus researcher Michelle Flenniken, a postdoctoral scholar in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the University of California, San Francisco, has been selected as the new Haagen-Dazs postdoctoral fellow at UC Davis.

"We're hoping that Michelle Flenniken's expertise in molecular virology will lead to understanding one of the factors contributing to colony collapse disorder and lead to strategies that increase honeybee survival," said Lynn Kimsey, chair of UC Davis' Department of Entomology and director of the Bohart Museum of Entomology…

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