Jordan Twombly

Jordan Twombly is an Entomology Ph. D. student at Texas A&M University in Dr. Juliana Rangel’s honey bee lab. She graduated from Cornell University in 2019 with a bachelors’ degree in Entomology. While at Cornell, Jordan conducted an honors thesis researching the effects of Varroa mite parasitization on adult honey bee development and behavior. She cemented her love for bees when she participated in an NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates researching both native and honey bees in Greece. Jordan is now researching a novel self-removal behavior in honey bees and aims to mathematically model this behavior and its effects on the colony. Jordan is from northern Arizona and loves to run and climb.

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