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Chris Mullin, Penn State University

Impacts of common pesticidal agents on honey bee physiology and behavior

Chris Mullin after completing his B.S. in Chemistry at Lehigh University received a PhD in Toxicology from Cornell University. Subsequent to two post-doctorals at UC Riverside and Michigan State University, he joined the faculty of the Dept. of Entomology, Penn State University where he has remained for 30 years. Over the last six years, he has focused on impacts of common pesticidal agents, their metabolites and relevant formulation additives, individually and corporately, on honey bee physiology and behavior including learning. He is a member of the Center of Pollinator Research, and has over 150 published journal articles, book chapters and abstracts.