PhD Researcher in Environmental Sciences, University of Guelph

Sabrina Rondeau is an entomologist pursuing doctoral studies in pollinator conservation at the University of Guelph. Her current research focuses on the interacting effects of pesticides and pathogens on ground-nesting bees, through various pathways of exposure. She has expertise in honey bee research and biological control from her MSc at the Université Laval.

Sabrina has a host of broader interests including sustainable food production, agriculture and ecology. Concurrently with her studies, she works with the Arrell Food Institute as an Arrell Scholar.

Experience

  • 2018–present
    PhD candidate in Environmental Sciences, University of Guelph
  • 2018–present
    Scholar, Arrell Food Institute

Education

  • 2018 
    Université Laval, M.Sc. in Plant Biology
  • 2016 
    Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières, B.Sc. in Biological and Ecological Sciences

Publications

  • 2019
    The Use of the Predatory Mite Stratiolaelaps scimitus (Mesostigmata: Laelapidae) to Control Varroa destructor (Mesostigmata: Varroidae) in Honey Bee Colonies in Early and Late Fall, doi.org/10.1093/jee/toy418
  • 2018
    Risk assessment and predation potential of Stratiolaelaps scimitus (Acari: Laelapidae) to control Varroa destructor (Acari: Varroidae) in honey bees, doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0208812

Honours

Université Laval, Honour Roll (2018)