Congratulations Dr. Simone Tosi! 


The UC San Diego Postdoctoral Association is proud to expand the deserved congratulations to Dr. Simone Tosi. One of his recent published papers was recognized as the Best Social Insect Paper (2014-2017 period) and he was awarded by the Italian Association for the Study of Social and Presocial Arthropods ( The award was given at the XVI National AISASP Congress, Rome, 14-15th September 2017 (
Currently, Dr. Simone Tosi is a postdoctoral fellow in the Ecology, Behavior and Evolution section of the Division of Biological Sciences. His research focuses on the health of bees and their respective environment. As a former PDA board member, he appreciates how PDA brings postdocs together, creating opportunities for sharing experiences and expertise to build a strong community.
Enjoy his and his collaborator´s original publication: Tosi, S., G. Burgio, and Nieh, J.C. (2017) Sublethal effects of a common neonicotinoid pesticide, thiamethoxam, on honey bee flight. Scientific Reports. DOI:10.1038/s41598-017-01361-8. (
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