We are excited to welcome Felipe Vieira de Freitas as a new postdoctoral researcher in the lab!
Felipe Freitas has joined the lab, settled into his office, and is starting in on new projects centered around bee phylogenomics. Felipe is supported from the collaborative NSF grant "Bees of the World -- Phylogenomics, Biogeography, and Evolution of Host-Plant Associations". He'll lead up his own work, contribute to larger project goals, and help to mentor graduate students at WSU, Cornell, and Utah State University. If you're at ESA this year in Vancouver, make sure to find him to say hello. He and NSF co-PI Michael Branstetter are organizing a symposium titled: "Advances in bee systematics and evolution".