Lab Members

Heather Hines, PI
Assistant Professor of Biology and Entomology

208 Mueller Lab
Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA 16802, USAOffice: 517 Mueller Lab
Lab: 513, 518 Mueller Lab
Office Phone: 814-863-8830
Lab phone: 814-865-7077
hmh19@psu.edu

 

Postdoctoral Researchers

Research Technologist

Li Tian

Elyse McCormick

LiTian_Pic_small Functional genetics and development of bumble bee mimetic coloration
lzt22@psu.edu
518 Mueller Lab

exm865@psu.edu
515 Mueller Lab

Graduate Students

Briana Ezray

Sarthok Rahman

Bumble bee biogeography and mimicry; bee pathogens and conservation
bde125@psu.edu
515 Mueller Lab
SarthokPic1_small4 Bumble bee genomics and mimicry
sxr97@psu.edu
515 Mueller Lab

Shelby Kilpatrick

Shelby-Kilpatrick-845x684 Squash bee phylogenetics
Shelby’s webpage
Coadvisor: Margarita Lopez-Uribe
skk30@psu.edu

 

Current Undergraduates

Sophie Tessier Eris Villalona
Landscape ecology and bumble bee health Bumble bee response to plant toxins
Timothy Egner Casey Carr Ashley Heimann
Insect viral transmission Bee epidemiology Bee epidemiology

Lab Alumni

Patrick Lhomme (postdoc)
Guillaume Ghisbain (Visiting Scholar/Masters Intern, U. Mons, Belgium)

Undergraduates

Sarah Williams
Carrie Hill
Anna Nixon
Daniel Snellings
Paige Witkowski
Jesse Schneider
Nicole Bracci
Tristan Medina
Daniel Spivack
Rebecca Sommer
Nick MacKnight

Matthew Dowhower
Dianne Lee
Katie Del Guercio
Andrew Walrond
Angela Hoover
Salvatore Anzaldo