Institute of Bee Health


Lars completed his PhD in Biomedical Sciences at the Institute of Bee Health in September 2017. Since he has been working at the IBH as a Post-Doc researcher and his main research focus involves studying the impacts of environmental stressors on bee health. Key interests are studying the interactions among agricultural pesticides and bee pathogens as well as focusing on male insect reproductive health. Besides conducting research both in the laboratory and the field, he assists in the coordination of student research projects at the Institute as well as teaching at the Vetsuisse Faculty.

  • Post-Doc, University of Bern, Switzerland, 2018-present
  • M.Sc. Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern, Switzerland
  • B.Sc. Biology and Chemistry, Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Germany
  • ASEM-Duo Thailand Fellowship Programme, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 2016
  • The Foundation for the Preservation of Honey Bees Scholarship, Atlanta, USA, 2017