Recent Posts

Tis’ the season of visitors!

April 8, 2019

April is here, and in Okinawa this means the start of rainy season and temperature rising up… In our lab, this is also the time of the year we welcome the mo...

Varroa mite genomes resource and preprint

January 9, 2019

Over the past decades, the ectoparasitic Varroa mite has been the key driver of honey bee population declines worldwide. Surprisingly, no modern genome refer...

3rd Nerd Nite Okinawa: Zombie ants!

November 26, 2018

Rob and Solenopsis spp. *fire ant* (C) Robert Campbell If you are in Okinawa and interested in a relaxing and fun way to hear about scientific re...

Buzzy bees at OIST Science festival 2018

November 18, 2018

Yesterday was the very famous OIST Science festival, and this year again our bees and lab members made the show for guests coming from all over Okinawa! For...

Congratulations, Dr. Emborski!

June 19, 2018

Carmen has joined our lab five years ago, as a student from the Department of Toxicology at Texas Tech. Working in isolation, and as the first two Ph.D. stu...