Honey bee-microbiome-parasite interactions: Master’s Student Position at Eastern Washington University

An NSF-funded Master’s student position is available in the lab of Dr. Jenifer Walke at Eastern Washington University.


The student will develop a thesis investigating interactions between honey bees, their gut microbiome andNosema parasites. Students with experience in microbiology and molecular biology are preferred.


This project is in collaboration with researchers at Virginia Tech, including Dr. Lisa Belden (Dept. of Biological Sciences), Dr. David Haak (School for Plant and Environmental Sciences), Dr. Rick Fell (Dept. of Entomology), and Dr. T.M. Murali (Dept. of Computer Science).


Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and unofficial transcripts to Dr. Jeni Walke, atjwalke@ewu.edu by January 8th, 2019.


More information on the Walke lab: www.walkelab.com

More information on EWU Biology: www.ewu.edu/cstem/departments/biology

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