Osman Kaftanoglu

Bee Diseases: Diagnosing and Treating

Osman Kaftanoglu

I received my Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis in 1983 and joined the faculty at the Cukurova University in Adana, Turkey. Afterwards I became a full Professor in 1994, Chair of the Animal Science Department in 2002 and the Director of the Kozan Vocational College in 2003. I received the Student Award given by the Eastern Apicultural Society in the USA in 1981, Young Scientist (Incentive) award from the Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Council (TUBITAK) in 1983, and Honorary Professorship by the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Apiculture Research Institute, Beijing China in 2000. I joined the honey bee research team at ASU in 2005 with my main research interests being in honey bee reproduction physiology, honey bee sperm biology, bumblebee breeding and pollination. I am currently the Project Manager at the Honey Bee Research Lab, ASU Polytechnic campus.

Bee Diseases

Diagnosing and Treating