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Walter M. Farina - University of Buenos Aires, Argentina

Walter M. Farina
University of Buenos Aires, Argentina

Walter Farina is Professor at the Department of Biodiversity and Experimental Biology of the University of Buenos Aires. There he also obtained a BSc and PhD  in Biological Sciences. As a postdoctoral fellow he spent two years at the University of Tübingen, Germany. Walter Farina’s research has its focus on communication systems and strategies used by bees, mainly Apis mellifera, and stingless bees to inform nestmates about the availability and  profitability of food sources in relation to colony needs.  In his research he uses both field/feeder experiments, as well as learning tests and physiology methods. Walter has published  nearly 100 scienific papers on these topics.