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Honey Bee Breeding, Genetics, and Physiology Research
Bilodeau, Lanie
Research Molecular Biologist
lanie.bilodeau@usda.gov
(225) 767-9280
HONEY BEE BREEDING, GENETICS & PHYSIOLOGY RESEARCH
1157 BEN HUR ROAD
Baton Rouge, LA 70820

Mission:
The mission of the Honey Bee Breeding, Genetics and Physiology Research Unit is directly related to improving honey bee stock and honey bee management. This broad mission includes components related to problems caused by varroa mites, tracheal mites and microsporidians in the genus Nosema. The devastating problems caused by varroa mites and the serious problems caused by tracheal mites and Nosema are targeted as the most critical. Scientists are engaged in breeding and testing honey bees for resistance to mites and Nosema, evaluating mite-bee interactions to better describe breeding criteria, and evaluate stock production processes to explore and solve stock problems caused by mites and Nosema.

  Southeast Area
    Baton Rouge, Louisiana
      Honey Bee Breeding, Genetics, and Physiology Research
People:
Avalos, Arian
(225) 276-3686

Research Geneticist
Beaman, Glenda Lorraine
(225) 767-9295

Biological Science Technician (Insects)
Bilodeau, Lanie
(225) 362-4810

Research Molecular Biologist
De Guzman, Lilia
(225) 767-9282

Research Entomologist
Dodds, Garrett
(225) 767-9290

Biological Science Technician Insects
Dodge, David
(225) 767-9283

Biological Science Technician (Insects)
Egnew, Nathan
(225) 767-9280

Biological Science Technician (Insects)
Frake, Amanda
(225) 767-9298

Biological Science Technician (Insects)
Hineman, Sandra Sandy
(225) 767-9280

Program Support Assistant (Office Automation)
Ihle, Kate
(225) 276-7326

Research Molecular Biologist
Lang, Sarah
(225) 766-3712

Biological Laboratory Technical
Martin, Allyson
(225) 767-9280

Biological Laboratory Technical
Obrien, Sharon
(225) 767-9280

Biological Science Technician
Rainey, Victor
(225) 767-9283

Biological Science Technician
Ricigliano, Vincent
(225) 236-7694

Research Entomologist
Rinkevich, Frank
(225) 276-3998

Research Entomologist
Simone-Finstrom, Michael
(225) 421-9155

Acting Research Leader
Tokarz, Philip
(225) 767-9280

Biological Science Laboratory Technician (Microbiology)
Wales, Joshua
(225) 767-9296

Biological Science Technician (Insects)
Williams, Steven
(225) 766-3712

Biological Science Lab Technician
Winfrey, Daniel Dan
(225) 767-9287

Biological Science Lab Technician (Insects)