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Rotary International Presidential Peace Conference 2018
Rotary International Presidential Peace Conference 2018

Dr Susan Cobey

Dr Susan Cobey

Research Associate, Washington State University; Honey Bee Insemination Service, Washington, USA

Biography

Susan Cobey’s focus is enhancement of honey bee stocks and improvement of colony health through breeding.  She holds a 50% appointment with Washington State University and also runs Honey Bee Insemination Service.  With the WSU Bee Team, her main project is supplying breeding stock and the collection and incorporation of germplasm, collected from superior stocks around the world, into domestic breeding programs. An acknowledged international authority in the field of honey bee breeding and instrumental insemination, she manages the New World Carniolan closed population program. Her experience includes management of Honey Bee Research Laboratories at the Ohio University State and the University of California, Davis.