Gagandeep Singh Brar

Gagandeep Singh Brar is a PhD student at North Dakota State University in Insect Molecular Biology. He is studying the alfalfa leafcutter bee, Megachile rotundata. Gagan’s research is focused on examining the maternal effects on diapausing and non-diapausing individuals through DNA methylation using bisulfite sequencing. He is also interested in evaluating the effect of gut…

Dr. Scott Ferrenberg

Dr. Scott Ferrenberg is an Assistant Professor of Biology at New Mexico State University and specializes in population and community ecology, biodiversity and ecosystem functioning. He is currently focused on disentangling the roles of biotic interactions and abiotic factors in determining species abundance and diversity patterns in dynamic environments. Dr. Ferrenberg says designing and implementing…

Matthew Tryc

Matthew Tryc is a Master’s student at New Mexico State University. His area of expertise includes plant and insect identification. Studying at NMSU has given him the opportunity to work with interesting plants and insects in the largest desert in North America: The Chihuahuan Desert. One of his favorite stories from his work includes the…

Pollination Nation REU

2020 Application is Now Available!  Applications due March 1, 2020. Program Dates: May 26, 2020 – July 31, 2020 (10 weeks)Salary and Housing: $4500 ($450/week). For participants from outside Fargo, housing will be provided on NDSU campus.Travel: Travel funds are available upon request on a first come, first served basis. The Bowsher and Greenlee Labs…