Gene E Robinson

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Affiliation: University of Illinois
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Modulatory communication signal performance is associated with a distinct neurogenomic state in honey bees
    Cedric Alaux
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e6694. 2009
  2. pmc The transcription factor ultraspiracle influences honey bee social behavior and behavior-related gene expression
    Seth A Ament
    Neuroscience Program, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 8:e1002596. 2012
  3. pmc Genes and social behavior
    Gene E Robinson
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 505 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Science 322:896-900. 2008
  4. pmc Functional characterization of transcription factor motifs using cross-species comparison across large evolutionary distances
    Jaebum Kim
    Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS Comput Biol 6:e1000652. 2010
  5. pmc Vitellogenin, juvenile hormone, insulin signaling, and queen honey bee longevity
    Miguel Corona
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 320 Morrill Hall, 505 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:7128-33. 2007
  6. pmc Species differences in brain gene expression profiles associated with adult behavioral maturation in honey bees
    Moushumi Sen Sarma
    Neuroscience Program, Institute for Genomic Biology, Department of Entomology, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    BMC Genomics 8:202. 2007
  7. pmc Honey bee aggression supports a link between gene regulation and behavioral evolution
    Cedric Alaux
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:15400-5. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Gene expression profiles in the brain predict behavior in individual honey bees
    Charles W Whitfield
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 320 Morrill Hall, 505 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Science 302:296-9. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Endocrine modulation of a pheromone-responsive gene in the honey bee brain
    Christina M Grozinger
    Department of Entomology, W M Keck Center for Behavioral Biology, North Carolina State University, 2315 Gardner Hall, P O Box 7613, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 193:461-70. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Molecular determinants of scouting behavior in honey bees
    Zhengzheng S Liang
    Neuroscience Program, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA
    Science 335:1225-8. 2012

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Publications62

  1. pmc Modulatory communication signal performance is associated with a distinct neurogenomic state in honey bees
    Cedric Alaux
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e6694. 2009
    ..Our results demonstrate for the first time a neurogenomic brain state associated with sending a communication signal and provide suggestive glimpses of molecular roots for motor control...
  2. pmc The transcription factor ultraspiracle influences honey bee social behavior and behavior-related gene expression
    Seth A Ament
    Neuroscience Program, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS Genet 8:e1002596. 2012
    ..Our findings demonstrate how "single gene effects" on behavioral plasticity can involve complex transcriptional networks, in both brain and peripheral tissues...
  3. pmc Genes and social behavior
    Gene E Robinson
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 505 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Science 322:896-900. 2008
    ..We also discuss how evolutionary changes in genomic elements influence social behavior and outline prospects for a systems biology of social behavior...
  4. pmc Functional characterization of transcription factor motifs using cross-species comparison across large evolutionary distances
    Jaebum Kim
    Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS Comput Biol 6:e1000652. 2010
    ..We also apply the framework to find motifs associated with socially regulated gene sets in the honeybee, Apis mellifera, using comparisons with Nasonia, a solitary species, to identify honeybee-specific associations...
  5. pmc Vitellogenin, juvenile hormone, insulin signaling, and queen honey bee longevity
    Miguel Corona
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 320 Morrill Hall, 505 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:7128-33. 2007
    ..These results suggest that conserved and species-specific mechanisms interact to regulate queen bee longevity without sacrificing fecundity...
  6. pmc Species differences in brain gene expression profiles associated with adult behavioral maturation in honey bees
    Moushumi Sen Sarma
    Neuroscience Program, Institute for Genomic Biology, Department of Entomology, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    BMC Genomics 8:202. 2007
    ..mellifera and three key species found in Asia, A. cerana, A. florea and A. dorsata...
  7. pmc Honey bee aggression supports a link between gene regulation and behavioral evolution
    Cedric Alaux
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:15400-5. 2009
    ..It appears that one element in the evolution of different degrees of aggressive behavior in honey bees involved changes in regulation of genes that mediate the response to alarm pheromone...
  8. ncbi request reprint Gene expression profiles in the brain predict behavior in individual honey bees
    Charles W Whitfield
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 320 Morrill Hall, 505 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Science 302:296-9. 2003
    ..Individual brain messenger RNA profiles correctly predicted the behavior of 57 out of 60 bees, indicating a robust association between brain gene expression in the individual and naturally occurring behavioral plasticity...
  9. ncbi request reprint Endocrine modulation of a pheromone-responsive gene in the honey bee brain
    Christina M Grozinger
    Department of Entomology, W M Keck Center for Behavioral Biology, North Carolina State University, 2315 Gardner Hall, P O Box 7613, Raleigh, NC 27695, USA
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 193:461-70. 2007
    ..Octopamine did not modulate Kr-h1 expression. Our results demonstrate that the gene expression response to QMP is not hard-wired in the brain but is instead dependent on worker behavioral state...
  10. doi request reprint Molecular determinants of scouting behavior in honey bees
    Zhengzheng S Liang
    Neuroscience Program, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA
    Science 335:1225-8. 2012
    ..These findings demonstrate intriguing similarities in human and insect novelty seeking and suggest that this trait, which presumably evolved independently in these two lineages, may be subserved by conserved molecular components...
  11. ncbi request reprint Functional CpG methylation system in a social insect
    Ying Wang
    Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Science 314:645-7. 2006
    ..The honey bee provides an opportunity to study the roles of methylation in social contexts...
  12. pmc New meta-analysis tools reveal common transcriptional regulatory basis for multiple determinants of behavior
    Seth A Ament
    Neuroscience Program, Department of Computer Science, and Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:E1801-10. 2012
    ..This regulatory code would have been missed by traditional gene coexpression or cis-regulatory analytic methods. We expect that our meta-analysis tools will be useful for a broad array of problems in systems biology and other fields...
  13. pmc Transcriptional response to foraging experience in the honey bee mushroom bodies
    Claudia C Lutz
    Neuroscience Program, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    Dev Neurobiol 72:153-66. 2012
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  14. pmc Pilocarpine improves recognition of nestmates in young honey bees
    Nyla Ismail
    Neuroscience Program, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Neurosci Lett 439:178-81. 2008
    ..When interpreted in light of known cholinergic pathways in the insect brain, our results provide the first evidence that cholinergic signaling via muscarinic receptors plays a role in olfaction-based social behavior in honey bees...
  15. pmc Insulin signaling is involved in the regulation of worker division of labor in honey bee colonies
    Seth A Ament
    Neuroscience Program, Department of Entomology, and Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 320 Morrill Hall, 505 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:4226-31. 2008
    ..These results suggest that changes in the regulation of the IIS pathway are associated with social behavior...
  16. doi request reprint Social regulation of maternal traits in nest-founding bumble bee (Bombus terrestris) queens
    S Hollis Woodard
    Program in Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Exp Biol 216:3474-82. 2013
    ..This study provides new insights into how the transition from feeding brood to specialization on reproduction in queen bumble bees is regulated during the nest initiation phase of the colony cycle. ..
  17. pmc Semiparametric approach to characterize unique gene expression trajectories across time
    Sandra L Rodriguez-Zas
    Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, IL 61801, USA
    BMC Genomics 7:233. 2006
    ..The semiparametric approach was applied to study gene expression in the brains of Apis mellifera ligustica honey bees raised in two colonies (A. m. mellifera and ligustica) with consistent patterns across five maturation ages...
  18. pmc Transcriptomic profiling of central nervous system regions in three species of honey bee during dance communication behavior
    Moushumi Sen Sarma
    Neuroscience Program, Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e6408. 2009
    ..The goals of this study were to determine the extent of regional specialization in gene expression and to explore the molecular basis of dance communication...
  19. doi request reprint Neurogenomic signatures of spatiotemporal memories in time-trained forager honey bees
    Nicholas L Naeger
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61820, USA
    J Exp Biol 214:979-87. 2011
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  20. pmc Genomic dissection of behavioral maturation in the honey bee
    Charles W Whitfield
    Department of Entomology, Neuroscience Program, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 505 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:16068-75. 2006
    ..This successful dissection of gene expression indicates that, for social behavior, gene expression in the brain can provide a robust indicator of the interaction between hereditary and environmental information...
  21. ncbi request reprint Biogenic amines in the antennal lobes and the initiation and maintenance of foraging behavior in honey bees
    David J Schulz
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    J Neurobiol 54:406-16. 2003
    ....
  22. pmc Motif-blind, genome-wide discovery of cis-regulatory modules in Drosophila and mouse
    Miriam R Kantorovitz
    Department of Mathematics, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Dev Cell 17:568-79. 2009
    ..Overall, 7/7 predictions were validated successfully in vivo, demonstrating the effectiveness of our approach for insect and mammalian genomes...
  23. ncbi request reprint Phenotypic deconstruction reveals involvement of manganese transporter malvolio in honey bee division of labor
    Yehuda Ben-Shahar
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 320 Morrill Hall, 505 S Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Exp Biol 207:3281-8. 2004
    ..Together with previous findings, these results support the idea that some feeding-related genes in Drosophila have been used in social evolution to regulate division of labor...
  24. pmc RNA interference knockdown of DNA methyl-transferase 3 affects gene alternative splicing in the honey bee
    Hongmei Li-Byarlay
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:12750-5. 2013
    ..These results demonstrate that one function of gene body DNA methylation is to regulate alternative splicing. ..
  25. pmc Identification and characterization of a juvenile hormone response element and its binding proteins
    Yiping Li
    Department of Entomology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546, USA
    J Biol Chem 282:37605-17. 2007
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  26. ncbi request reprint Wasp gene expression supports an evolutionary link between maternal behavior and eusociality
    Amy L Toth
    Department of Entomology and Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Science 318:441-4. 2007
    ..Insulin-related genes were among the differentially regulated genes, suggesting that the evolution of eusociality involved major nutritional and reproductive pathways...
  27. pmc Meta-analysis of genome-wide expression patterns associated with behavioral maturation in honey bees
    Heather A Adams
    Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    BMC Genomics 9:503. 2008
    ..The information from various microarray studies comparing the expression of genes at different maturation stages in honey bee brains was integrated using complementary meta-analysis approaches...
  28. ncbi request reprint Selective modulation of task performance by octopamine in honey bee (Apis mellifera) division of labour
    Andrew B Barron
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois, 505 S Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 191:659-68. 2005
    ..These results demonstrate a relatively specific form of neuromodulation by octopamine in the regulation of division of labour in honey bee colonies...
  29. pmc Quantitative peptidomics reveal brain peptide signatures of behavior
    Axel Brockmann
    Department of Entomology, Neuroscience Program, Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:2383-8. 2009
    ..These results demonstrate that it is now possible to use quantitative peptidomics to help determine which brain peptides are bioactive and to elucidate their function in the regulation of behavior...
  30. ncbi request reprint Genomics. Beyond nature and nurture
    Gene E Robinson
    Department of Entomology and Neuroscience Program, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Science 304:397-9. 2004
  31. ncbi request reprint Sociogenomics: social life in molecular terms
    Gene E Robinson
    Neuroscience Program, Department of Entomology, 505 South Goodwin Avenue, 320 Morrill Hall, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    Nat Rev Genet 6:257-70. 2005
    ....
  32. pmc Mechanisms of stable lipid loss in a social insect
    Seth A Ament
    Neuroscience Program, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Exp Biol 214:3808-21. 2011
    ..These results demonstrate that conserved molecular pathways can be manipulated to achieve stable lipid loss through evolutionarily novel regulatory processes...
  33. pmc Muscarinic regulation of Kenyon cell dendritic arborizations in adult worker honey bees
    Scott E Dobrin
    Neuroscience Program, Wake Forest University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Arthropod Struct Dev 40:409-19. 2011
    ..Pilocarpine treatment had no effect on the distribution of spines on dendrites of the collar Kenyon cells...
  34. pmc Nuclear receptors of the honey bee: annotation and expression in the adult brain
    Rodrigo A Velarde
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 15:583-95. 2006
    ..Study of the honey bee therefore provides a model for understanding nuclear receptor function in the adult brain...
  35. pmc Activity-dependent gene expression in honey bee mushroom bodies in response to orientation flight
    Claudia C Lutz
    Neuroscience Program, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Exp Biol 216:2031-8. 2013
    ..Our results implicate the mushroom bodies in spatial learning and emphasize the deep conservation of Egr-related pathways in experience-dependent plasticity...
  36. doi request reprint Genetic and genomic analyses of the division of labour in insect societies
    Chris R Smith
    Program in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Illinois 61801, USA
    Nat Rev Genet 9:735-48. 2008
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Evo-devo and the evolution of social behavior
    Amy L Toth
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, IL 61801, USA
    Trends Genet 23:334-41. 2007
    ..The evo-devo approach, coupled with advances in genomics for non-model genetic organisms, including the recent sequencing of the honeybee genome, promises to advance our understanding of the evolution of social behavior...
  38. pmc Pheromone-mediated gene expression in the honey bee brain
    Christina M Grozinger
    Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:14519-25. 2003
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Alarm pheromone induces immediate-early gene expression and slow behavioral response in honey bees
    Cedric Alaux
    Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 1206 West Gregory Drive, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Chem Ecol 33:1346-50. 2007
    ..Our findings blur the long-standing distinction between primer and releaser pheromone and highlight the pervasiveness of environmental regulation of brain gene expression...
  40. ncbi request reprint A statistical method for alignment-free comparison of regulatory sequences
    Miriam R Kantorovitz
    Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign, Illinois, USA
    Bioinformatics 23:i249-55. 2007
    ..Here we focus on the task of identifying functional relationships between cis-regulatory sequences that are non-orthologous or greatly diverged. 'Alignment-free' measures of sequence similarity are required in this regime...
  41. doi request reprint Altruistic behavior by egg-laying worker honeybees
    Nicholas L Naeger
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois, 505 S Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Curr Biol 23:1574-8. 2013
    ..Laying workers therefore show a mix of selfish personal reproduction and altruistic cooperative behavior, and the queenless state reveals previously unrecognized plasticity in honeybee social organization...
  42. pmc Microarray analysis of natural socially regulated plasticity in circadian rhythms of honey bees
    Sandra L Rodriguez-Zas
    Department of Animal Sciences, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, IL, USA
    J Biol Rhythms 27:12-24. 2012
    ..This study identified new putative clock-controlled genes in the honey bee and suggests that some brain functions show circadian rhythmicity even in nurse bees that are active around the clock...
  43. pmc Genes involved in convergent evolution of eusociality in bees
    S Hollis Woodard
    Department of Crop Sciences and Entomology, Institute for Genomic Biology, and Neuroscience Program, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:7472-7. 2011
    ..These findings provide a starting point for linking specific genetic changes to the evolution of eusociality...
  44. ncbi request reprint From the genome to the proteome: uncovering peptides in the Apis brain
    Amanda B Hummon
    Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Science 314:647-9. 2006
    ..This study lays the groundwork for future molecular studies of Apis neuropeptides with the identification of 36 genes, 33 of which were previously unreported...
  45. pmc Genome scan for cis-regulatory DNA motifs associated with social behavior in honey bees
    Saurabh Sinha
    Department of Computer Science, Institute of Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 201 North Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:16352-7. 2006
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint A role for octopamine in honey bee division of labor
    David J Schulz
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, Ill 61801, USA
    Brain Behav Evol 60:350-9. 2002
    ..The next level of analysis will be to determine precisely where and how octopamine acts in the nervous system to coordinate this complex social behavior...
  47. ncbi request reprint Development. Sociogenomics takes flight
    Gene E Robinson
    Department of Entomology and the Neuroscience Program, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Science 297:204-5. 2002
  48. ncbi request reprint Central projections of sensory systems involved in honey bee dance language communication
    Axel Brockmann
    Department of Entomology, and Neuroscience Program, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Brain Behav Evol 70:125-36. 2007
    ....
  49. pmc Stimulation of muscarinic receptors mimics experience-dependent plasticity in the honey bee brain
    Nyla Ismail
    Neuroscience Program, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:207-11. 2006
    ..Effects of pilocarpine were blocked by scopolamine, a muscarinic antagonist. Our results suggest that signaling in cholinergic pathways couples experience to structural brain plasticity...
  50. ncbi request reprint Nutritional status influences socially regulated foraging ontogeny in honey bees
    Amy L Toth
    Program in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Department of Entomology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, IL 61801, USA
    J Exp Biol 208:4641-9. 2005
    ..Our findings suggest that mechanisms linking internal nutritional physiology to foraging in solitary insects have been co-opted to regulate altruistic foraging in a social context...
  51. ncbi request reprint Gene expression patterns associated with queen honey bee longevity
    Miguel Corona
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 320 Morrill Hall, 505 S Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Mech Ageing Dev 126:1230-8. 2005
    ..Queen honey bee longevity appears to have evolved via mechanisms other than increased antioxidant gene expression...
  52. ncbi request reprint Juvenile hormone and division of labor in honey bee colonies: effects of allatectomy on flight behavior and metabolism
    Joseph P Sullivan
    Department of Entomology Neuroscience Program, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Exp Biol 206:2287-96. 2003
    ..They also suggest that juvenile hormone plays an additional, previously unknown, role in coordinating the physiological underpinning of division of labor in honey bee colonies...
  53. pmc Behavior-specific changes in transcriptional modules lead to distinct and predictable neurogenomic states
    Sriram Chandrasekaran
    Center for Biophysics and Computational Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:18020-5. 2011
    ..Third, despite the complexity of the brain, simple linear relationships between TFs and their putative target genes are a surprisingly prominent feature of the networks underlying behavior...
  54. pmc TrueSight: a new algorithm for splice junction detection using RNA-seq
    Yang Li
    Department of Bioengineering, Institute for Genomic Biology, Department of Entomology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, IL 61801, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 41:e51. 2013
    ..By utilizing gene models improved by TrueSight, we characterized AS types in honey bee transcriptome. We believe that TrueSight will be highly useful to comprehensively study the biology of alternative splicing...
  55. ncbi request reprint The utility of behavioral models and modules in molecular analyses of social behavior
    Andrew B Barron
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Genes Brain Behav 7:257-65. 2008
    ..We do not champion one model over another; rather, our examples illustrate how modeling and molecular analyses can be synergistic in exploring the molecular bases of social behavior...
  56. pmc Senescence in the worker honey bee Apis Mellifera
    Silvia C Remolina
    Department of Animal Biology, 515 Morrill Hall, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Insect Physiol 53:1027-33. 2007
    ..These results indicate that the regulation of worker bee lifespan involves senescence, in addition to extrinsic factors...
  57. pmc Changes in transcript abundance relating to colony collapse disorder in honey bees (Apis mellifera)
    Reed M Johnson
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:14790-5. 2009
    ..Ribosomal fragment abundance and presence of multiple viruses may prove to be useful diagnostic markers for colonies afflicted with CCD...
  58. ncbi request reprint Larval juvenile hormone treatment affects pre-adult development, but not adult age at onset of foraging in worker honey bees (Apis mellifera)
    Michelle M Elekonich
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    J Insect Physiol 49:359-66. 2003
    ..These results also suggest JH titer may be connected to cues perceived by the adult bees indicating larval readiness for pupation resulting in adult bee cell capping behavior...
  59. doi request reprint Nutritional regulation of division of labor in honey bees: toward a systems biology perspective
    Seth A Ament
    Neuroscience Program, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Wiley Interdiscip Rev Syst Biol Med 2:566-76. 2010
    ....
  60. pmc Annotated expressed sequence tags and cDNA microarrays for studies of brain and behavior in the honey bee
    Charles W Whitfield
    Department of Entomology and Neuroscience Program, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Genome Res 12:555-66. 2002
    ..The sequence data described in this paper have been submitted to Genbank data library under accession nos. BI502708-BI517278. The sequences are also available at http://titan.biotec.uiuc.edu/bee/honeybee_project.htm.]..
  61. ncbi request reprint Juvenile hormone and octopamine in the regulation of division of labor in honey bee colonies
    David J Schulz
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana 61801, USA
    Horm Behav 42:222-31. 2002
    ..Effects of JH that are not related to octopamine also are possible, as bees treated with both octopamine and methoprene were more likely to become foragers than bees treated with only octopamine or methoprene...
  62. pmc Molecular evolutionary analyses of insect societies
    Brielle J Fischman
    Program in Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:10847-54. 2011
    ..Lastly, we make comparisons across these diverse approaches and social insect lineages and discuss potential common themes of eusocial evolution, as well as challenges and prospects for future research in the field...