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Joel Caren

Biological Science Lab Technician

Joel Caren

Contact Information

Southern Insect Management Research Unit
141 Experiment Station Road
P.O. Box 346
Stoneville, MS 38776
Ph: (662) 686-3638
Fax: (662) 686-5421



  • Master of Science, Univ. of Florida, Plant Molecular and Cell Biology, 2000
  • Bachelor of Science, Magna cum lauda, Univ. of Florida, Botany, 1996
  • Associate of Arts, Santa Fe Community College, 1993


  • Phi Theta Kappa, national two-year college honor society

Technical Responsibilities

Assess honey bee resistance and response to insecticide using bioassays, molecular and biochemical assays; tend bee colonies and maintain bees for experimentation; manage laboratories, including inventory, safety, and general maintenance.