Dennis vanEngelsdorp


Dennis vanEngelsdorp
Assistant Professor
Office Location: 3156 Plant Science
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Assistant Professor
Dennis vanEngelsdorp
dvane@umd.edu
University of Maryland College of CMNS
Entomology
4112A Plant Sciences Building
4291 Fieldhouse Drive
College Park, Maryland 20742-4454
Phone (main): 304-405-3942
Phone (alt): 717-884-2147
Fax: 301-314-9290

My research focus is on pollinator health, and honey bee health specifically. I am particularly intrigued with using an epidemiological approach to understanding and (importantly) improving honey bee health. This approach is multi-faceted, requiring understanding both the etiology of individual bee diseases and the large scale monitoring of colony health. Some of the areas my lab is addressing include:

  • Identifying determinates of disease in honey bee colonies.
  • Identifying and promoting management systems which promote colony health
  • Broad scale monitoring of pollinator health

I encourage students interested in these broad themes to contact me for M.S. and Ph.D. opportunities.