Rong Ma

Rong Ma is a PhD student who works with Dr. Ulrich Mueller at the University of Texas at Austin. Rong is the recipient of a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation and recently presented his work at a social insect conference in Australia. He is fascinated by the complex system of chemical communication in honey bees, especially in the ways that pheromones influence behavior. Rong frequently speaks at and attends beekeeping meetings, most recently at the annual Texas Beekeepers' Association summer clinic. In his free time, Rong enjoys rock climbing, archery, and learning to play the violin.

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