A brief account of some aspects of the academic career of Maria Guiomar Nates-Parra, a Colombian bee biologist who pioneered melittological research in her country, is presented here as a small tribute on the occasion of her 65th birthday. A summary of her contributions to science and education is provided.
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Gonzalez, Victor H.; Engel, Michael S. 2013. “Maria Guiomar Nates-Parra: Biographical sketch and summary of contributions to the melittological knowledge of Colombia.” Journal of Melittology 6:1-7. https://journals.ku.edu/index.php/melittology/article/view/4467
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