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

Research Technologist

Elyse McCormick

Bumble bee epidemiology and conservation
exm865@psu.edu
515 Mueller Lab

Postdoctoral Researchers

Li Tian

Colin Wright

LiTian_Pic_small Functional genetics and development of bumble bee mimetic coloration
lzt22@psu.edu
518 Mueller Lab
Eberly Postdoctoral Fellow
Personality and cognition in social insects
colinwright@psu.edu
518 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

Timothy Egner Eris Villalona Ashley Heimann
Insect viral transmission Bumble bee response to plant toxins Bee epidemiology

Lab Alumni

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

Undergraduates

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