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April Member Meeting
April 9, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Topic: Beekeeping in Chiapas, México
Speakers: Hector Morales Urbina and Maggie Shanahan
Speaker Bios: Héctor Morales Urbina is a beekeeper from Chiapas, Mexico. Héctor comes from a beekeeping family that has worked with Africanized bees for many years. Before coming to The Bee Lab he was working as a teacher with indigenous youth in Chiapas. Maggie Shanahan is a second year PhD student in the Spivak lab at the University of Minnesota. Before starting her PhD, Maggie spent four years in southern Mexico working with beekeepers. Her research draws connections between resin use and social immunity in stingless bees and honey bees.