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Robert Ostrom

Master's Student, Social Insect Ecology/Evolution
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Price Hall

Advisor: Dr. Roger Schürch

Thesis title: Verifying Honey Bees as Bioindicators of Pollinator Diversity and Abundance

Research interests: His research is helping develop honeybees as bioindicators of native bee health. He is particularly interested in conducting research on native bee distribution and ecology, furthering the creation of a species checklist for each U.S. state, and bridging the gap between academic research, policymakers, and the general public.