Mon, May 30|
Grow & Gather, Maple Ridge
May 2022 Bee Club Meeting
Topic: Honey Bee Biology: Reproduction Speaker: Nuria Morfin of BCHPA’s Technology Transfer Program.
Time & Location
May 30, 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. PDT
Grow & Gather, Maple Ridge, 24565 Dewdney Trunk Rd, Maple Ridge, BC V4R 1W9, Canada
About the Event
Honey Bee Reproduction by Nuria Morfin, PhD
Nuria leads BCHPA's Technology Transfer Program. In addition to Honey bee biology-Reproduction, Nuria will discuss the TTP's 2022 Citizen Science project involving Varroa mite levels: https://ttp-bchpa.ca/2022-citizen-science-project.
Nuria Morfin leads the newly formed Technology Transfer Program of BCHPA.
Nuria has fourteen years of experience as a beekeeper, researcher, and extensionist – acting as a link between research and industry. She has expertise in diverse areas, including Integrated Pest Management (IPM), selective breeding, and honey bee pathology. Nuria has collaborated in a number of research projects in North America, has published in reputable scientific journals, and has been an instructor of IPM, queen rearing, and honey bee biology courses.
Nuria got her Ph.D. from the University of Guelph – Honey Bee Research Centre where she later worked as a researcher studying the impact of stressors on health and behaviour, analyzing the mechanisms behind behavioral immunity, and studying the lipidome and metabolome profile of bees. Nuria also worked as a Bee Inspector for the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA). Throughout her career, she has been actively contributing to apicultural research and industry.
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