We are interested the phylogenetic and evolutionary history of Hymenoptera, with a focus on parasitoids.




  • August
    • While Dr. Miles Zhang has sadly departed the lab for his post-doc position at the University of Florida, we welcome Ph.D. candidate Davide Dal Pos from Italy!!
    • We will miss you Miles!
  • July
    • Sharanowski Lab hosted four high school interns as part of the Orlando Science Center Catalyst program. Links to their species pages can be found here.
    • Amber Bass, Miles Zhang, Davide Dal Pos, and Worapong (Beer) Atsawasiramanee attended the 9th International Congress of Hymenopterists in Matsuyama, Japan.
    • Dr. Sharanowski became the 2nd woman president of the International Society of Hymenopterists at the Congress!
  • June
    • New publications from Ryan Ridenbaugh, Erin Barbeau, Patrick Piekarski, Dr. Miles Zhang, Jacqueline Meyer, Leanne Peixoto, and Dr. Sharanowski. Check them out on our publications page!
    • The lab gave a tour to campers from the Orlando Science Center’s Citizen Science Academy.
  •  May
  • April
  • March
  • February
  •  January
    • Image taken by Nash was selected as the cover for the lastest dynastine scarab beetles identification book. Click here to order your copy!