After completing a BA in Cell Biology and Molecular Genetics at the University of Maryland in 2014, Anthony first joined the vanEngelsdorp Bee Lab as a lab and field technician for Bee Informed Partnership. Over the next two years, he discovered a love for bees and beekeeping and decided to pursue a PhD.
Anthony’s primary research focus is honey bee pathophysiology and its relationship to colony loss. He is currently developing statistical models that predict colony mortality using pathology and other measures of bee health.
In today's episode, we talk with Dr. Anthony Nearman on his recently published research on honey bee longivity in the lab. In fact, his research indicates that caged bees in the lab are only living half as long as bees …