DAY: SATURDAY, November 02, 2019
Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm
WHAT: MSBA will convene its 111th Annual Fall Meeting, Elections and 83rd Honey Show!
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: GENE ROBINSON and DAVID GOLDEN
(Details coming soon, but as sneak peek: gentle africanized honey bees! And studying bee genomes to better understand aggression and population decline! )
Gene Robinson is an entomologist, Director of the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology and National Academy of Sciences member. He pioneered the application of genomics to the study of social behavior and led the effort to sequence the honey bee genome.
TOPICS: What every beekeeper needs to know about Bee Sting Allergies (additional details coming!)
Dr. Golden did his medical training at McGill University, and his fellowship at Johns Hopkins University where he is now Associate Professor of Medicine (part-time). He directed a research program on insect allergy and anaphylaxis for 30 years, and has published numerous research articles, chapters and review articles. Dr. Golden is a member of the Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters, and is on the editorial boards of several major allergy journals. He is also Allergy Division chief at Sinai Hospital and Franklin Square Hospital in Baltimore, where he developed an Allergy-Immunology teaching program and elective rotation for the medical residents.