Anne Marie Fauvel

I am fascinated by honey bees and the people who care for them. Even though I am a late comer to beekeeping, my background laid a strong foundation. I studied Biology as an undergrad and Wildlife Management in graduate school. I spent the last 15 years studying and teaching about human’s relationship with Nature in…

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Kelly Kulhanek

        Kelly Kulhanek is a Ph.D student studying honey bee health and management practices with the vanEngelsdorp lab at the University of Maryland.   Kelly’s path to honey bees began by studying native bees as a research assistant in Claire Kremen’s lab at UC Berkeley. She then spent a field season with…

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Nathan Swan

He’s the one on the right. Nathan, a self proclaimed “Lab Monkey,” has a deep interest in all things genetics and biochemistry. He joined BIP in 2017 to help perform viral analysis, as well as many other tasks around the lab. Nathan’s work ethic stresses attention to detail and transparent honesty, which is why he…

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John Klepps

I am a third generation beekeeper with a passion for bees.  I was exposed to bees at a young age and began working with them by the age of 12.  I grew up on a migratory bee operation that traveled from Wisconsin to Florida and back every year.  I have worked in all aspects of…

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Dan Reynolds

Dan Reynolds is a faculty research assistant at the University of Maryland. He collaborates with beekeepers as the co-head of the Sentinel Apiary Program, as well as processes samples for the Bee Informed Partnership and APHIS National Honey Bee Survey. He also handles administrative work to help run the Honey Bee Lab and coordinate BIP…

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Jonathan Engelsma

Jonathan Engelsma is a Professor of computer science at Grand Valley State University, where he is responsible for the Bee Informed Partnership’s hive scale portal implementation.  Jonathan lead’s GVSU’s Mobile Applications and Services Laboratory and has numerous publications and patents in mobile computing. Dr. Engelsma earned his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Michigan State University in…

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Jamie Ellis

Jamie Ellis is the Gahan Endowed Associate Professor of Entomology in the Department of Entomology and Nematology at the University of Florida. He has a BS degree in Biology from the University of Georgia (Georgia, USA) and a PhD in Entomology from Rhodes University in South Africa. At the University of Florida, Jamie has responsibilities…

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Dr. Ramesh Sagili

Dr. Ramesh Sagili is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Horticulture at Oregon State University. He obtained his PhD in Entomology from Texas A&M University in 2007 specializing in honey bee research. He has Bachelors and a Masters degree in Agriculture from A.P. Agricultural University, India. His primary research focus at OSU is honey…

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