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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service


Lilia I. De Guzman 

Eastern Apicultural Society
James I. Hambleton Awardee

Dr. Lilia I. De Guzman has been chosen as the 2012 recipient of the James I. Hambleton Award by the Eastern Apicultural Society of North America.

The Hambleton Award was established in 1973 to honor outstanding scientists in apicultural research. There were many strong candidates nominated. However, the Award Committee based their decision on Dr. De Guzman's decades of productive research and the apicultural aspects of that work.

Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC)

Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer



“Honey Bees with Varroa Sensitive Hygiene”


Dr. Jeffrey Harris, Dr. Robert Danka, Tom Glenn (not pictured) and Suki Glenn (not pictured) were selected as the winners of the 2012 Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer.  They were recognized at an award ceremony on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at the FLC National Meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  Also representing ARS were Mr. Archie Tucker and Dr. Rick Brenner.


The Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer is presented annually by the FLC recognizing laboratory employees who have accomplished outstanding work in the process of transferring a technology developed by a federal laboratory to the commercial marketplace. 

ARS News Articles

Agricultural Research Service Announces "Scientist of the Year" Awards
Jun 11, 2013
Honey Bees Selected by ARS Toss Out Varroa Mites
Sep 10, 2009
Coordinated Research Aims To Improve Honey Bee Health
Feb 01, 2008
Finding Out How Genes Govern Bees' Lives
Oct 25, 2006
The Latest Buzz on Russian Bees
Aug 09, 2006
Special Line of Bees "Sniffs Out" Its Worst Enemy
Oct 13, 2005
In the World of Bees, It Pays To Be Tidy
Dec 06, 2004
Corrections in Today's Story Lead
Jun 15, 2001
Mite-Resistant Russian Bees Also Have Winter Hardiness
Jun 15, 2001
Russian Bee Queens Eyed for Mite Resistance
Nov 03, 2000
Breeder Readies Russian Honey Bees for American Hives
Aug 05, 1999
STORY LEAD--SPECIAL ADVISORY: USDA Scientists Join Beetle Battle to Protect Florida's Bees
Jul 07, 1998
Russian Bees Pass Key Test, Ready For Research
Feb 11, 1998
Gel Could Stop Two Mites With One Treatment
Nov 24, 1997
Smoking Out Bee Mites
Aug 28, 1997
Last Modified: 7/6/2012