Preetpal Singh

Preetpal Singh is a Graduate Student at North Dakota State University. He grew up ina small village located in southwest Punjaband came to the United States to attend NDSU and further his academic career. He is currently working on the effects of temperature,photoperiod and maternal effects on diapause in alfalfa leafcutting bees. He is hoping…

Pamela Puppo

© Photo by Meghan Duda Dr. Pamela Puppo is a Postdoctoral Fellow at North Dakota State University. Her research focuses mainly in plant diversification patterns, the factors promoting these diversifications, and the outcomes of it (taxonomy), using a wide arrange of approaches like phylogenetics, population genetics, and morphometrics. More recently, Pam has been using metabarcoding…

Claire Campion

Claire Campion is an undergraduate researcher in the Bowsher lab at North Dakota State University. Her expertise is Apis mellifera, honeybees! Like any honeybee researcher, Claire has had to try and capture escaped honeybees, while also running away in fear of being stung. Learning more about the colonies over the last year has helped Claire…

Banani Mondal

Banani Mondal is a PhD Candidate in bee metabolomics and lipidomics at the University of Wyoming. Banani is currently working on extracting bee sample metabolites in suitable solvents and doing analysis using the current GC-MS instrument in the lab. These samples will then be used for analysis on a new, high-resolution GC-MS instrument and results…