Lab Members

Heather Hines, PI
Associate Professor of Biology and Entomology

   

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

Postdoctoral Researchers

Antoine Guiguet

Gall induction mechanisms in gall wasps and other gall insects: Genetics, development, phylogenomics
apg5659@psu.edu
518 Mueller Lab

Graduate Students

Sarthok Rahman

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Bumble bee genomics, color genetics, and mimicry
sxr97@psu.edu
515 Mueller Lab

Shelby Kilpatrick

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Squash bee comparative morphology and phylogenomics
Shelby’s webpage
Coadvisor: Margarita Lopez-Uribe
skk30@psu.edu

Research Technologist

Elena Gratton

Bee landscape ecology, conservation, and epidemiology
emg5968@psu.edu
518 Mueller Lab

Current Undergraduates

Marena Martinez

   

Bumble bee genetics and speciation

Margaret Weber

   

Comparative bumble bee response to Nosema pathogens

Tatiana Terranova

Genetic basis of mimetic pigment variation in bumble bees

Lab Alumni

Briana Ezray (grad student)
Colin Wright (postdoc)
Li Tian (postdoc)
Patrick Lhomme (postdoc)
Guillaume Ghisbain (Visiting Scholar/Masters Intern, U. Mons, Belgium)
Luca Franzini (grad student)
Elyse McCormick (Technician)
Tracey Baumgarten (Technician)
Claudia Rosales (Technician)

Undergraduates

Ashley Heimann
Eris Villalona
Erica Laveaga
Timothy Egner
Sophie Tessier
Casey Carr
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