NPR found out about the Purdue honey bee queen breeding program at the state picnic, which resulted in some very positive press for the work of Dr. Greg Hunt and his bee lab. In addition to being cited by beekeeper Jeff Berta in "The Allegheny Front Environmental Radio," Building a Better Honeybee, Dr. Hunt was also interviewed personally and that voice interview is available at Purdue mite biters.
Jane McInnisAugust 19, 2015
Dr. Tom Turpin was quoted in a recent article in theguardian.com regarding the role of bioluminescence in potential medical procedures. To read the entire article, click firefly breakthroughs.
Photo courtesy of John Obermeyer
The entomology faculty gathered on Wednesday, August 19th at the Daniel Turf Center for their annual retreat.
One agenda item was the presentation of the Distinguished Professor medallion to Larry L. Murdock, who was named a Distinguished Professor of Entomology by the Board of Trustees on May. Dr. Murdock is the first professor of entomology to receive this award.