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Krispn J Given


  • Apicultural Technician
  • Student Service

Awards & Honors

(2012) Recognition and Appreciation, Honey Bee Research, Teaching Queen Rearing and Instrumental Insemination. Indiana State Beekeepers Association.

(2010) Certificate of Achievement for Teaching and Training National Guard before heading to Afghanistan, Honey Bee biology and Introduction to Beekeeping at the Purdue Honey Bee Laboratory. National Guard.

Selected Publications

Hunt, G. J., Given, K. J., Tsuruda, J. M., & Arechavaleta-Velasco, M. E. (2013). PROGRESS TOWARDS BREEDING FOR INCREASED MITE-GROOMING BEHAVIOR IN HONEY BEES. Proceedings of the American Bee Research Conference, 770. Retrieved from

Krupke, C. H., Hunt, G. J., Eitzer, B. D., Andino, G., & Given, K. J. (2012). Multiple routes of pesticide exposure for honey bees living near agricultural fields. PLOS ONE, 7(1), 1-8, 8. Retrieved from

Krupke, C. H., Eitzer, B., Andino, G., Given, K. J., & Hunt, G. J. (2012). ASSESSING THE ROUTES AND LEVELS OF EXPOSURE OF HONEY BEES TO NEONICOTINOID SEED TREATMENTS IN THE MIDWEST. Procedings of the American Bee Research Conference, 829.

Hunt, G. J., Shenefield, D., Given, K. J., & Tsuruda, T. (2011). An Update on Bee Breeding Eforts in Indiana: Breeding for Resistance to Israeli Acute Paralysis Virus. Jointly published in the American Bee Journal and Bee Culture, 151 NO. 11(0002-7626), 2.