hymenoptera

Summary

Summary: An extensive order of highly specialized insects including bees, wasps, and ants.

Top Publications

  1. pmc A total-evidence approach to dating with fossils, applied to the early radiation of the hymenoptera
    Fredrik Ronquist
    Department of Biodiversity Informatics, Swedish Museum of Natural History, Box 50007, SE 104 05 Stockholm, Sweden
    Syst Biol 61:973-99. 2012
  2. pmc Hymenoptera Genome Database: integrated community resources for insect species of the order Hymenoptera
    Monica C Muñoz-Torres
    Department of Biology, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 39:D658-62. 2011
  3. ncbi Evolution of developmental strategies in parasitic hymenoptera
    Francesco Pennacchio
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Difesa e Biotecnologie Agro Forestali, Universita della Basilicata, Potenza, Italy
    Annu Rev Entomol 51:233-58. 2006
  4. pmc Comparative mitogenomics of Braconidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) and the phylogenetic utility of mitochondrial genomes with special reference to Holometabolous insects
    Shu jun Wei
    State Key Laboratory of Rice Biology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
    BMC Genomics 11:371. 2010
  5. pmc A gross anatomy ontology for hymenoptera
    Matthew J Yoder
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e15991. 2010
  6. pmc A molecular phylogeny of the Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera)
    James B Munro
    Department of Entomology, University of California Riverside, Riverside, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e27023. 2011
  7. ncbi Hymenoptera ultra-rush venom immunotherapy (210 min): a safety study and risk factors
    J Birnbaum
    UPRES EA 3287, Service de pneumo allergologie, Hopital Sainte Marguerite, Marseille, France
    Clin Exp Allergy 33:58-64. 2003
  8. ncbi Prevention and treatment of hymenoptera venom allergy: guidelines for clinical practice
    F Bonifazi
    Allergy Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Immunology, Allergy and Respiratory Diseases, Ancona, Italy
    Allergy 60:1459-70. 2005
  9. ncbi Diagnosis of Hymenoptera venom allergy
    B M Bilò
    Allergy Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Immunology, Allergy and Respiratory Diseases, Ancona, Italy
    Allergy 60:1339-49. 2005
  10. ncbi Identification and expression pattern of putative odorant-binding proteins and chemosensory proteins in antennae of the Microplitis mediator (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
    Shuai Zhang
    State Key Laboratory for Biology of Plant Diseases and Insect Pests, Institute of Plant Protection, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, West Yuanmingyuan Road, Beijing, China
    Chem Senses 34:503-12. 2009

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Publications330 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc A total-evidence approach to dating with fossils, applied to the early radiation of the hymenoptera
    Fredrik Ronquist
    Department of Biodiversity Informatics, Swedish Museum of Natural History, Box 50007, SE 104 05 Stockholm, Sweden
    Syst Biol 61:973-99. 2012
    ..As a test case, we focus on the early radiation of the Hymenoptera, mostly documented by poorly preserved impression fossils that are difficult to place phylogenetically...
  2. pmc Hymenoptera Genome Database: integrated community resources for insect species of the order Hymenoptera
    Monica C Muñoz-Torres
    Department of Biology, Georgetown University, Washington, DC 20057, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 39:D658-62. 2011
    The Hymenoptera Genome Database (HGD) is a comprehensive model organism database that caters to the needs of scientists working on insect species of the order Hymenoptera...
  3. ncbi Evolution of developmental strategies in parasitic hymenoptera
    Francesco Pennacchio
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Difesa e Biotecnologie Agro Forestali, Universita della Basilicata, Potenza, Italy
    Annu Rev Entomol 51:233-58. 2006
    ..We first discuss the origins and radiation of the parasitoid lifestyle in the Hymenoptera. We then summarize how parasitoid developmental strategies are affected by ecological interactions and assess ..
  4. pmc Comparative mitogenomics of Braconidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) and the phylogenetic utility of mitochondrial genomes with special reference to Holometabolous insects
    Shu jun Wei
    State Key Laboratory of Rice Biology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
    BMC Genomics 11:371. 2010
    ..conducted a comparative study of mitochondrial genomes of the family Braconidae, one of the largest families of Hymenoptera, and assessed the utility of mitochondrial genomic data for phylogenetic inference at three different ..
  5. pmc A gross anatomy ontology for hymenoptera
    Matthew J Yoder
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e15991. 2010
    b>Hymenoptera is an extraordinarily diverse lineage, both in terms of species numbers and morphotypes, that includes sawflies, bees, wasps, and ants...
  6. pmc A molecular phylogeny of the Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera)
    James B Munro
    Department of Entomology, University of California Riverside, Riverside, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e27023. 2011
    Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera) are extremely diverse with more than 23,000 species described and over 500,000 species estimated to exist...
  7. ncbi Hymenoptera ultra-rush venom immunotherapy (210 min): a safety study and risk factors
    J Birnbaum
    UPRES EA 3287, Service de pneumo allergologie, Hopital Sainte Marguerite, Marseille, France
    Clin Exp Allergy 33:58-64. 2003
    ..of ultra-rush venom immunotherapy and the possibility to define some risk factors for side-effects as age, Hymenoptera venom used for treatment, treatment phase, severity of prior insect sting reaction, concentration of skin test ..
  8. ncbi Prevention and treatment of hymenoptera venom allergy: guidelines for clinical practice
    F Bonifazi
    Allergy Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Immunology, Allergy and Respiratory Diseases, Ancona, Italy
    Allergy 60:1459-70. 2005
    ..Because of the small but relevant risk of re-sting reactions, in these patients, emergency kits, including epinephrine auto-injectors, should be discussed with every patient when stopping VIT...
  9. ncbi Diagnosis of Hymenoptera venom allergy
    B M Bilò
    Allergy Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Immunology, Allergy and Respiratory Diseases, Ancona, Italy
    Allergy 60:1339-49. 2005
    ..Diagnosis of Hymenoptera venom allergy thus forms the basis for the treatment...
  10. ncbi Identification and expression pattern of putative odorant-binding proteins and chemosensory proteins in antennae of the Microplitis mediator (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
    Shuai Zhang
    State Key Laboratory for Biology of Plant Diseases and Insect Pests, Institute of Plant Protection, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, West Yuanmingyuan Road, Beijing, China
    Chem Senses 34:503-12. 2009
    The parasitoids of Cotton Bollworm Microplitis mediator (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) find their hosts through the odor released by stressed plants. In this study, preliminary characterization and isolation of cDNAs from male M...
  11. ncbi Molecular cloning and characterization of four heat shock protein genes from Macrocentrus cingulum (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
    Pengjun Xu
    Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics and Evolution, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 100101, Datunlu, Chaoyang, Beijing, People s Republic of China
    Mol Biol Rep 37:2265-72. 2010
    ..These results suggested that Mchsp90, Mchsp70 and Mchsp23.8 might have dual functions under normal and heat shock conditions while Mchsp70 and Mchsp23.8 might supply more important protection under heat shock...
  12. pmc Refining the roots of the beewolf-Streptomyces symbiosis: antennal symbionts in the rare genus Philanthinus (Hymenoptera, Crabronidae)
    Martin Kaltenpoth
    Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Research Group Insect Symbiosis, Jena, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:822-7. 2012
    ..Solitary wasps of the genera Philanthus and Trachypus (beewolves; Hymenoptera, Crabronidae) cultivate the actinomycete "Candidatus Streptomyces philanthi" in specialized antennal gland ..
  13. pmc DNA barcoding reveals diversity of Hymenoptera and the dominance of parasitoids in a sub-arctic environment
    Julie K Stahlhut
    Biodiversity Institute of Ontario, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, Canada
    BMC Ecol 13:2. 2013
    ..As a proxy for species identification, we used DNA barcoding to identify molecular operational taxonomic units (MOTUs) for 7870 Hymenoptera specimens collected near Churchill, Manitoba, from 2004 through 2010.
  14. ncbi Structure, chemical composition and putative function of the postpharyngeal gland of the emerald cockroach wasp, Ampulex compressa (Hymenoptera, Ampulicidae)
    Gudrun Herzner
    Evolutionary Ecology Group, Institute of Zoology, University of Regensburg, Universitätsstr 31, D 93040 Regensburg, Germany
    Zoology (Jena) 114:36-45. 2011
    ..compressa. The present study supports the view of a homologous origin of the PPG in the aculeate Hymenoptera.
  15. ncbi Wolbachia requirement for oogenesis: occurrence within the genus Asobara (Hymenoptera, Braconidae) and evidence for intraspecific variation in A. tabida
    F Dedeine
    Biometrie et Biologie Evolutive, UMR CNRS 5558, Universite Lyon 1, 69622 Villeurbanne Cedex, France
    Heredity (Edinb) 95:394-400. 2005
    ..We discuss the implications of these findings for the understanding of the physiological and genetic deficiency of aposymbiotic females...
  16. ncbi Insect egg deposition induces Pinus sylvestris to attract egg parasitoids
    Monika Hilker
    Institut fur Biologie, Freie Universitat Berlin, Haderslebener Strasse 9, D 12163 Berlin, Germany
    J Exp Biol 205:455-61. 2002
    ..Thus, the plant appears to defend itself against herbivores prior to being damaged by feeding larvae...
  17. ncbi Hymenoptera venom immunotherapy
    Beatrice M Bilò
    Department of Internal Medicine, Immunology, Allergy and Respiratory Diseases, University Hospital, Ospedali Riuniti di Ancona, Ancona, Italy
    Immunotherapy 3:229-46. 2011
    Subcutaneous venom immunotherapy is the only effective treatment for patients who experience severe hymenoptera sting-induced allergic reactions, and the treatment also improves health-related quality of life...
  18. pmc The origins of species richness in the Hymenoptera: insights from a family-level supertree
    Robert B Davis
    Department of Biology, University of York, York, YO10 5YW, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 10:109. 2010
    The order Hymenoptera (bees, ants, wasps, sawflies) contains about eight percent of all described species, but no analytical studies have addressed the origins of this richness at family-level or above...
  19. ncbi Predictors of side effects during the buildup phase of venom immunotherapy for Hymenoptera venom allergy: the importance of baseline serum tryptase
    Franziska Rueff
    Department of Dermatology and Allergology, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Munich, Germany
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 126:105-11.e5. 2010
    ..Severe side effects during venom immunotherapy (VIT) are associated with a variety of risk factors...
  20. ncbi The position of the Hymenoptera within the Holometabola as inferred from the mitochondrial genome of Perga condei (Hymenoptera: Symphyta: Pergidae)
    Lyda Raquel Castro
    Institutes of Biomolecular Sciences and Conservation Biology, Department of Biology, The University of Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 34:469-79. 2005
    We sequenced most of the mitochondrial genome of the sawfly Perga condei (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Symphyta: Pergidae) and tested different models of phylogenetic reconstruction in order to resolve the position of the Hymenoptera within the ..
  21. ncbi Effective population size in Hymenoptera with complementary sex determination
    A Zayed
    Department of Biology, York University, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, Ontario, M3J 1P3, Canada
    Heredity (Edinb) 93:627-30. 2004
    Complementary sex determination in the haplodiploid Hymenoptera leads to the production of inviable or effectively sterile diploid males when diploid progeny are homozygous at the sex-determining locus...
  22. pmc Sequence and organization of the Neodiprion lecontei nucleopolyhedrovirus genome
    Hilary A M Lauzon
    Canadian Forest Service, Great Lakes Forestry Centre, Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, Canada P6A 2E5
    J Virol 78:7023-35. 2004
    ..The creation of two new Baculoviridae genera to fit hymenopteran and dipteran baculoviruses may be necessary...
  23. ncbi Opponent colour coding is a universal strategy to evaluate the photoreceptor inputs in Hymenoptera
    L Chittka
    , Fachbereich Biologie, , FRG
    J Comp Physiol A 170:545-63. 1992
    ..It is thus possible to employ a standard measure of perceptual colour distance (colour hexagon distance) to predict the capacities of colour discrimination adequately in all the tested insects...
  24. ncbi Dual olfactory pathway in Hymenoptera: evolutionary insights from comparative studies
    Wolfgang Rossler
    Department of Behavioral Physiology and Sociobiology, Biozentrum, University of Wurzburg, Am Hubland, 97074 Wurzburg, Germany
    Arthropod Struct Dev 40:349-57. 2011
    ..Comparison across insects suggests that the lateral projection neuron tract represents a special feature of Hymenoptera. We hypothesize that this promotes advanced olfactory processing associated with chemical communication, ..
  25. ncbi Juvenile hormone in adult eusocial Hymenoptera: gonadotropin and behavioral pacemaker
    G E Robinson
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois, Urbana 61801, USA
    Arch Insect Biochem Physiol 35:559-83. 1997
    Studies on the role of juvenile hormone (JH) in adult social Hymenoptera have focused on the regulation of two fundamental aspects of colony organization: reproductive division of labor between queens and workers and age-related division ..
  26. pmc Patterns of evolutionary conservation of microsatellites (SSRs) suggest a faster rate of genome evolution in Hymenoptera than in Diptera
    Eckart Stolle
    Department of Zoology, Institute of Biology, Martin Luther University Halle Wittenberg, Halle Saale, Germany
    Genome Biol Evol 5:151-62. 2013
    ..Relative to divergence time, Diptera lost SSRs twice as fast as Hymenoptera. The loss of SSRs on the Drosophila melanogaster X-chromosome was higher than on the other chromosomes...
  27. ncbi [The role of insects (Blattodea, Diptera, and Hymenoptera) as possible mechanical vectors of helminths in the domiciliary and peridomiciliary environment]
    Patricia Jacqueline Thyssen
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, Brazil
    Cad Saude Publica 20:1096-102. 2004
    ..A total of 700 insects (54 Blattodea, 275 Diptera, and 371 Hymenoptera) were collected and examined externally and individually...
  28. ncbi Toxicity and pharmacokinetics of insect growth regulators and other novel insecticides on pupae of Hyposoter didmator (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae), a parasitoid of early larval instars of lepidopteran pests
    Marcela Inés Schneider
    Unidad de Protección de Cultivos, E T S I Agrónomos, E 28040 Madrid, Spain
    J Econ Entomol 96:1054-65. 2003
    ..didymator in integrated pest management (IPM) programs should be carefully evaluated. Methoxyfenozide and tebufenozide could be considered safe for this parasitoid...
  29. pmc DNA extraction from museum specimens of parasitic Hymenoptera
    Jeremy C Andersen
    Department of Environmental Science Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e45549. 2012
    ..concerns, we examined the suitability of non-invasive DNA extraction techniques on three species of parasitic Hymenoptera (Braconidae), and test the effects of body size (parasitoid species), age (time since collection), and DNA ..
  30. ncbi Multiple mechanisms underlie displacement of solitary Hawaiian Hymenoptera by an invasive social wasp
    E E Wilson
    University of California, San Diego, Division of Biological Sciences, 9500 Gilman Drive, Mail Code 0116, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    Ecology 91:3294-302. 2010
    ..and behavioral assays, we identify the mechanisms underlying the displacement of two genera of native solitary Hymenoptera in Hawaii by a social continental invader, the western yellowjacket (Vespula pensylvanica)...
  31. ncbi Colony dispersal and the evolution of queen morphology in social Hymenoptera
    C Peeters
    Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique UMR 7625, Laboratoire d Ecologie, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, 75005 Paris, France
    Annu Rev Entomol 46:601-30. 2001
    Social Hymenoptera show two contrasting strategies of colony reproduction...
  32. pmc Accelerated evolution of mitochondrial but not nuclear genomes of Hymenoptera: new evidence from crabronid wasps
    Martin Kaltenpoth
    Research Group Insect Symbiosis, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e32826. 2012
    ..Several insect orders, notably Hymenoptera and Phthiraptera, show exceptionally high rates of mitochondrial molecular evolution, which has been attributed ..
  33. pmc Rickettsia symbionts cause parthenogenetic reproduction in the parasitoid wasp Pnigalio soemius (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae)
    M Giorgini
    Istituto per la Protezione delle Piante, CNR, via Università 133, Portici NA, Italy 80055
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:2589-99. 2010
    ..in which mothers produce only daughters from unfertilized eggs) in a parasitoid wasp, Pnigalio soemius (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae)...
  34. ncbi Anaphylaxis caused by Hymenoptera stings: from epidemiology to treatment
    M B Bilo
    Allergy Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Allergy, Immunology and Respiratory Diseases, University Hospital of Ancona, Ancona, Italy
    Allergy 66:35-7. 2011
    b>Hymenoptera venom allergy occasionally causes fatal reactions. The prevalence of systemic reactions (SRs) is 0.3-8.9%, with anaphylaxis in 0.3-42.8% of cases...
  35. pmc Single-copy nuclear genes resolve the phylogeny of the holometabolous insects
    Brian M Wiegmann
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
    BMC Biol 7:34. 2009
    ..Here we present evidence from nucleotide sequences of six single-copy nuclear protein coding genes used to reconstruct phylogenetic relationships and estimate evolutionary divergence times for all holometabolan orders...
  36. ncbi Clonal mast cell disorders in patients with systemic reactions to Hymenoptera stings and increased serum tryptase levels
    Patrizia Bonadonna
    Allergy Unit, Verona General Hospital, Verona, Italy
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 123:680-6. 2009
    Anaphylaxis after Hymenoptera stings has been reported in subjects with mastocytosis, but few data exist regarding disease prevalence in populations allergic to these insects.
  37. ncbi Convergent intron gains in hymenopteran elongation factor-1α
    Seraina Klopfstein
    Swedish Museum of Natural History, Box 50007, SE 104 05 Stockholm, Sweden
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 67:266-76. 2013
    ..Here, we study the evolution of eEF1A based on a broad sample of taxa in the insect order Hymenoptera. The gene is universally present in two copies - F1 and F2 - both of which apparently originated before the ..
  38. ncbi Lethal and sublethal effects of fenitrothion and deltamethrin residues on the egg parasitoid Trissolcus grandis (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae)
    Moosa Saber
    Department of Plant Protection, Maragheh College of Agriculture, University of Tabriz, Maragheh, Iran
    J Econ Entomol 98:35-40. 2005
    ..wheat and barley were assessed on adults and preimaginal stages of egg parasitoid Trissolcus grandis Thompson (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae)...
  39. ncbi Influence of total and specific IgE, serum tryptase, and age on severity of allergic reactions to Hymenoptera stings
    S Blum
    Zahnmedizinische Kliniken der Universität Bern, Switzerland
    Allergy 66:222-8. 2011
    The aim of this study was to analyze the influence of total serum IgE and other potential risk factors on severity of systemic allergic Hymenoptera sting reactions.
  40. ncbi Elevated basal serum tryptase and hymenoptera venom allergy: relation to severity of sting reactions and to safety and efficacy of venom immunotherapy
    G Haeberli
    Department of Medicine, Spital Bern Ziegler, Bern, Switzerland
    Clin Exp Allergy 33:1216-20. 2003
    ..Mastocytosis and/or elevated basal serum tryptase may be associated with severe anaphylaxis...
  41. ncbi Ancestral state reconstruction analysis of hymenopteran sex determination mechanisms
    M K Asplen
    Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
    J Evol Biol 22:1762-9. 2009
    ..evidence supporting complementary sex determination (CSD) as the ancestral mechanism for haplodiploidy in the Hymenoptera. It is currently not possible, however, to distinguish the evolutionary polarity of single locus (sl) CSD and ..
  42. ncbi Sequestration of glucosinolates and iridoid glucosides in sawfly species of the genus Athalia and their role in defense against ants
    Sebastian E W Opitz
    Department of Chemical Ecology, Bielefeld University, Universitatsstr 25, 33615, Bielefeld, Germany
    J Chem Ecol 36:148-57. 2010
    ..the larval sequestration abilities and defense effectiveness of four sawfly species of the genus Athalia (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae) that feed as larvae either on members of the Brassicaceae or Plantaginaceae were investigated...
  43. pmc Impact of foliar herbivory on the development of a root-feeding insect and its parasitoid
    Roxina Soler
    Department of Multitrophic Interactions, Netherlands Institute of Ecology NIOO KNAW, Heteren, The Netherlands
    Oecologia 152:257-64. 2007
    ..Diptera: Anthomyiidae) and its parasitoid Trybliographa rapae (Westwood) (Hymenoptera: Figitidae), mediated through a shared host plant Brassica nigra L. (Brassicaceae)...
  44. ncbi Chemical analysis of volatiles emitted by Pinus svlvestris after induction by insect oviposition
    Roland Mumm
    Institute of Biology, Freie Universitat Berlin, Haderslebener Str 9, 12163 Berlin, Germany
    J Chem Ecol 29:1235-52. 2003
    ..The release of terpenoids by pine after wounding, egg deposition, and JA treatment is discussed with special respect to (E)-beta-farnesene...
  45. ncbi Binding characterization of recombinant odorant-binding proteins from the parasitic wasp, Microplitis mediator (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
    Shuai Zhang
    State Key Laboratory for Biology of Plant Diseases and Insect Pests, Institute of Plant Protection, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, China
    J Chem Ecol 37:189-94. 2011
    ..and purified seven recombinant OBPs (MmedOBP1-MmedOBP7) from the parasitic wasp, Microplitis mediator (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in a prokaryotic expression system...
  46. ncbi Diagnosis and management of hymenoptera venom allergy: British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI) guidelines
    M T Krishna
    Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Clin Exp Allergy 41:1201-20. 2011
    This guidance for the management of patients with hymenoptera venom allergy has been prepared by the Standards of Care Committee (SOCC) of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology (BSACI)...
  47. ncbi Raalin, a transcript enriched in the honey bee brain, is a remnant of genomic rearrangement in Hymenoptera
    Y Tirosh
    Department of Biological Chemistry, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Insect Mol Biol 21:305-18. 2012
    ..short sequences in insects in which insertions and genome rearrangements may have disrupted this locus in the branch leading to the Hymenoptera. The regulated expression of this transcript suggests that it has a brain-specific function.
  48. pmc The taming of an impossible child: a standardized all-in approach to the phylogeny of Hymenoptera using public database sequences
    Ralph S Peters
    Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig, Adenauerallee 160, D 53113 Bonn, Germany
    BMC Biol 9:55. 2011
    ..It combines some well-established programs with numerous newly developed software tools (available at http://software.zfmk.de/)...
  49. ncbi Seasonal patterns of arthropods occurring on sheltered and unsheltered pig carcasses in Buenos Aires Province (Argentina)
    N Centeno
    Centro de Estudios e Investigaciones Programa de Investigaciones en Interacciones Biologicas CEI PIIB, Universidad Nacional de Quilmes, Roque Saenz Pena 180, Bernal, B1876BXD, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Forensic Sci Int 126:63-70. 2002
    ..In the fall, the difference between sheltered and unsheltered carcasses was small (six species on the former and five species on the latter); in spring and summer, the difference was negligible...
  50. ncbi A maximum-likelihood analysis of eight phylogenetic markers in gallwasps (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae): implications for insect phylogenetic studies
    Antonis Rokas
    Institute of Cell, Animal, and Population Biology, Ashworth Laboratories, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, United Kingdom
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 22:206-19. 2002
    ..oxidase I) in reconstructing phylogenetic relationships at various levels of divergence in gallwasps (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae), using a set of eight exemplar taxa...
  51. ncbi Desulfation followed by sulfation: metabolism of benzylglucosinolate in Athalia rosae (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae)
    Sebastian E W Opitz
    Department of Chemical Ecology, Bielefeld University, Bielefeld, Germany
    Chembiochem 12:1252-7. 2011
    The sawfly species Athalia rosae (L.) (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae) is phytophagous on plants of the family Brassicaceae and thus needs to cope with the plant defence, the glucosinolate-myrosinase system...
  52. ncbi Expressed sequence tags reveal Proctotrupomorpha (minus Chalcidoidea) as sister to Aculeata (Hymenoptera: Insecta)
    Barbara J Sharanowski
    Department of Entomology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546 0091, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 57:101-12. 2010
    b>Hymenoptera is one of the most diverse groups of animals on the planet and have vital importance for ecosystem function as pollinators and parasitoids...
  53. pmc The complete mitochondrial genome of Evania appendigaster (Hymenoptera: Evaniidae) has low A+T content and a long intergenic spacer between atp8 and atp6
    Shu jun Wei
    Key Laboratory of Molecular Biology of Crop Pathogens and Insects, Ministry of Agriculture, Institute of Insect Sciences, Zhejiang University, 268 Kaixuan Road, 310029, Hangzhou, China
    Mol Biol Rep 37:1931-42. 2010
    The apocritan Hymenoptera show extraordinary features in mitochondrial genomes, but no complete sequence has been reported for the basal lineage, Evanioidea. Here, we sequenced the complete mitochondrial genome of Evania appendigaster...
  54. ncbi Evolution of the hymenopteran megaradiation
    John Heraty
    Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 60:73-88. 2011
    The Hymenoptera--ants, bees and wasps--represent one of the most successful but least understood insect radiations. We present the first comprehensive molecular study spanning the entire order Hymenoptera...
  55. ncbi A novel virus isolated from the aphid Brevicoryne brassicae with similarity to Hymenoptera picorna-like viruses
    Eugene V Ryabov
    Warwick HRI, University of Warwick, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, UK
    J Gen Virol 88:2590-5. 2007
    ..The highest sequence similarity observed was with iflaviruses from honeybee and an endoparasitic wasp. Replication and transmission of BrBV was not dependent on endoparasitic wasp infestation of the aphids...
  56. ncbi Mitonuclear discordance is caused by rampant mitochondrial introgression in Neodiprion (Hymenoptera: Diprionidae) sawflies
    Catherine R Linnen
    Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Evolution 61:1417-38. 2007
    We investigate the pervasiveness of hybridization and mitochondrial introgression in Neodiprion Rohwer (Hymenoptera; Diprionidae), a Holarctic genus of conifer-feeding sawflies...
  57. ncbi Rain forest promotes trophic interactions and diversity of trap-nesting Hymenoptera in adjacent agroforestry
    Alexandra Maria Klein
    Department of Agroecology, University of Gottingen, Waldweg 26, D 37073 Gottingen, Germany
    J Anim Ecol 75:315-23. 2006
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  58. ncbi Evolution of gall morphology and host-plant relationships in willow-feeding sawflies (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae)
    T Nyman
    Department of Biology, University of Joensuu, Finland
    Evolution 54:526-33. 2000
    ..Many of the patterns in the evolutionary history of nematine gallers have also been observed in earlier studies on other insect gallers, indicating convergent evolution between the independent radiations...
  59. ncbi Per arborem ad astra: morphological adaptations to exploiting the woody habitat in the early evolution of Hymenoptera
    Lars Vilhelmsen
    Zoological Museum, Natural History Museum of Denmark, Universitets parken 15, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Arthropod Struct Dev 40:2-20. 2011
    ..The evolution of some of the characters is explored by mapping them on a recently published phylogeny of Hymenoptera. Based on this phylogeny, it is reasonable to assume that wood-living wasps evolved from a xylophagous/..
  60. ncbi Effects of plant protease inhibitors, oryzacystatin I and soybean Bowman-Birk inhibitor, on the aphid Macrosiphum euphorbiae (Homoptera, Aphididae) and its parasitoid Aphelinus abdominalis (Hymenoptera, Aphelinidae)
    H Azzouz
    BPCIR, UPRES 2084 2085 Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Somme, 33 rue Saint Leu, 80039 Amiens Cedex 1, France
    J Insect Physiol 51:75-86. 2005
    ..The potential impact of PI-expressing plants on aphid parasitoids and their combined efficiency for aphid control are discussed...
  61. pmc The pollination ecology of an assemblage of grassland asclepiads in South Africa
    Jeff Ollerton
    Landscape and Biodiversity Research Group, School of Environmental Science, University College Northampton, Park Campus, Northampton NN2 7AL, UK
    Ann Bot 92:807-34. 2003
    ..The research has shown that there is still much to be learned about plant-pollinator interactions in areas of high plant diversity such as South Africa...
  62. ncbi Comparative phylogeography across two trophic levels: the oak gall wasp Andricus kollari and its chalcid parasitoid Megastigmus stigmatizans
    Alexander Hayward
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology, The University of Edinburgh, The Ashworth Laboratories, The King s Buildings, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 3JT, UK
    Mol Ecol 15:479-89. 2006
    ..Such human-facilitated escape from natural refugial distributions may have important implications for the composition and structure of northern European gall wasp communities...
  63. ncbi The complete mitochondrial genome of Diadegma semiclausum (hymenoptera: ichneumonidae) indicates extensive independent evolutionary events
    Shu jun Wei
    Institute of Insect Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310029, China
    Genome 52:308-19. 2009
    Few complete mitochondrial genomes representing limited families in the order Hymenoptera have been sequenced. Here, we sequenced the complete mitochondrial genome of Diadegma semiclausum (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae)...
  64. pmc A formicine in New Jersey cretaceous amber (Hymenoptera: formicidae) and early evolution of the ants
    D Grimaldi
    Division of Invertebrates, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY 10024 5192, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:13678-83. 2000
    ..The Cretaceous ants have further implications for interpreting distributions of modern ants...
  65. ncbi Scanning electron microscopy studies of antennal sensilla of Pteromalus cerealellae (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae)
    Ebenezer O Onagbola
    Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Micron 39:526-35. 2008
    Pteromalus cerealellae (Ashmead) (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) is an ectoparasitoid of several insect pests of stored products...
  66. pmc Histamine-immunoreactive local neurons in the antennal lobes of the hymenoptera
    Andrew M Dacks
    Department of Neuroscience, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona 85721, USA
    J Comp Neurol 518:2917-33. 2010
    ..examined, although there were significant morphological differences between major groups within the Hymenoptera. The ALs of other insect taxa examined lacked HA-ir LNs, suggesting that this population of LNs arose within ..
  67. ncbi Mushroom body structural change is associated with division of labor in eusocial wasp workers (Polybia aequatorialis, Hymenoptera: Vespidae)
    Sean O'Donnell
    Neurobiology and Behavior Program and Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Neurosci Lett 356:159-62. 2004
    ..Age-related task specializations in Polybia workers are associated with major neuroanatomical reorganization in the mushroom bodies...
  68. ncbi Lethal and sublethal effects of imidacloprid on Osmia lignaria and clothianidin on Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae)
    V A Abbott
    Department of Biological Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
    J Econ Entomol 101:784-96. 2008
    ..b>Hymenoptera: Megachilidae)...
  69. ncbi Induction of volatile emissions in maize by different larval instars of Spodoptera littoralis
    Sandrine Gouinguené
    University of Neuchatel, Institute of Zoology, Laboratory of Animal Ecology and Entomology, C P 2, CH 2007 Neuchatel, Switzerland
    J Chem Ecol 29:145-62. 2003
    ..littoralis provide parasitoids with poor information on the larval developmental stage. We discuss the results in the context of variability and lack of specificity in odorous plant signals...
  70. pmc Performance of generalist and specialist herbivores and their endoparasitoids differs on cultivated and wild Brassica populations
    Rieta Gols
    Laboratory of Entomology, Plant Science Group, Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Chem Ecol 34:132-43. 2008
    ....
  71. ncbi Molecular evolutionary analyses of mariners and other transposable elements in fire ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
    M J B Krieger
    Department of Entomology, University of Georgia, Athens GA 30602, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 12:155-65. 2003
    ..We also present partial sequence data for the two LTR-retrotransposons and describe their phylogenetic affinities...
  72. ncbi Sex determination in the hymenoptera
    George E Heimpel
    Department of Entomology, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN, USA
    Annu Rev Entomol 53:209-30. 2008
    The dominant and ancestral mode of sex determination in the Hymenoptera is arrhenotokous parthenogenesis, in which diploid females develop from fertilized eggs and haploid males develop from unfertilized eggs...
  73. ncbi Seasonal abundance of stable flies and filth fly pupal parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) at Florida equine facilities
    Jimmy B Pitzer
    Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida, 970 Natural Area Dr, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    J Econ Entomol 104:1108-15. 2011
    ..consisting of Spalangia cameroni Perkins (56.5%), Spalangia nigroaenea Curtis (34.0%), Spalangia endius Walker (5.8%), and Spalangia nigra Latreille (3.7%). The implications of these findings are discussed...
  74. ncbi Clinical practice. Hypersensitivity to hymenoptera stings
    Theodore M Freeman
    Department of Allergy and Immunology, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, TX 78023, USA
    N Engl J Med 351:1978-84. 2004
  75. ncbi Stinging Hymenoptera and mastocytosis
    Franziska Rueff
    AllergieZentrum, Klinik und Poliklinik fur Dermatologie und Allergologie, Ludwig Maximilians Universitat, Frauenlobstrasse 9 11, Munchen D 80337, Germany
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 9:338-42. 2009
    Patients suffering from mastocytosis are at risk for a particularly severe Hymenoptera sting anaphylaxis...
  76. ncbi Structure and sensory equipment of the ovipositor of Habrobracon hebetor (Say) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
    Hany K M Dweck
    Department of Entomology, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt
    Micron 39:1255-61. 2008
    The microsculpture of various structures of the ovipositor of Habrobracon hebetor (Say) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) is described from scanning and transmission electron microscopy...
  77. ncbi Morphology and ultrastructure of a bacteria cultivation organ: the antennal glands of female European beewolves, Philanthus triangulum (Hymenoptera, Crabronidae)
    Wolfgang Goettler
    Department of Zoology, University of Regensburg, D 93040 Regensburg, Germany Animal Ecology and Tropical Biology, Theodor Boveri Institute, University of Wurzburg, D 97074 Wurzburg, Germany
    Arthropod Struct Dev 36:1-9. 2007
    ..Thus, the bacteria are apparently provided with large amounts of nutrients via the gland epithelium and the class 3 gland cell units...
  78. ncbi Olfactory conditioning in mate searching by the parasitoid Aphidius ervi (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
    C A Villagra
    Departamento de Ciencias Ecologicas, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Chile
    Bull Entomol Res 98:371-7. 2008
    ..Hence, through learning, the olfactory stimulus context present during copulation could become a predictive cue for further mate searching. These results are discussed in terms of parasitic wasp ecology and host fidelity...
  79. ncbi Mortality due to Hymenoptera stings in Costa Rica, 1985-2006
    Mónica Prado
    Instituto Clodomiro Picado, Facultad de Microbiologia, Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 25:389-93. 2009
    To analyze mortality due to Hymenoptera stings in Costa Rica during 1985-2006.
  80. ncbi Specific immunotherapy using Hymenoptera venom: systematic review
    Alexandra Sayuri Watanabe
    Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Sao Paulo Med J 128:30-7. 2010
    The only effective treatment for patients who have severe reactions after Hymenoptera stings is venom immunotherapy...
  81. ncbi When hymenopteran males reinvented diploidy
    Serge Aron
    Behavioral and Evolutionary Ecology, Code Postal 160 12, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, Avenue Franklin D Roosevelt 50, B 1050 Bruxelles, Belgium
    Curr Biol 15:824-7. 2005
    ..The male-haploid sex determination of Hymenoptera and other arthropods may therefore impose a particular selective pressure upon males, which must evolve ..
  82. ncbi Hypersensitivity to Hymenoptera venom: advances in diagnosis and implications for treatment
    Cristoforo Incorvaia
    Allergy Pulmonary rehabilitation, ICP Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Recent Pat Inflamm Allergy Drug Discov 5:128-35. 2011
    Diagnosis and treatment of hypersensitivity to Hymenoptera venom took a landmark step forward in the late 1970s with the introduction of venom as an adequate material instead of whole body extracts...
  83. ncbi Sequestration of furostanol saponins by Monophadnus sawfly larvae
    Jose M Prieto
    Dipartimento di Chimica Bioorganica e Biofarmacia, Universita di Pisa, Via Bonanno 33, 56126 Pisa, Italy
    J Chem Ecol 33:513-24. 2007
    Sawfly larvae of the tribe Phymatocerini (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae), which are specialized on toxic plants in the orders Liliales and Ranunculales, exude a droplet of deterrent hemolymph upon attack by a predator...
  84. ncbi Phylogenetics and evolution of host-plant use in leaf-mining sawflies (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae: Heterarthrinae)
    Sanna A Leppänen
    Department of Biology, University of Eastern Finland, P O Box 111, FI 80101 Joensuu, Finland
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 64:331-41. 2012
    ..Overall, both present and historical host-use patterns within the Heterarthrinae exhibit striking similarities to patterns found in co-occurring herbivore taxa...
  85. ncbi Hymenoptera stings
    Kevin T FitzGerald
    Alameda East Veterinary Hospital, Denver CO 80231, USA
    Clin Tech Small Anim Pract 21:194-204. 2006
    The medically important groups of Hymenoptera are the Apoidea (bees), Vespoidea (wasps, hornets, and yellow jackets), and Formicidae (ants). These insects deliver their venom by stinging their victims...
  86. pmc Characterization of digestive enzymes of bruchid parasitoids-initial steps for environmental risk assessment of genetically modified legumes
    Fernando Alvarez-Alfageme
    Agroscope Reckenholz Tanikon Research Station ART, Zurich, Switzerland
    PLoS ONE 7:e36862. 2012
    ..Direct feeding assays revealed that harmful effects of α-amylase inhibitors on bruchid parasitoids cannot be discounted and need further evaluation...
  87. ncbi Advances in hymenoptera venom immunotherapy
    Beatrice M Bilò
    Department of Internal Medicine, Immunology, Allergy and Respiratory Diseases, University Hospital, Ancona, Italy
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 7:567-73. 2007
    ..Venom immunotherapy is highly effective treatment, capable of improving health-related quality of life. This overview examines advances in various aspects of this treatment...
  88. ncbi Phylogenetic relationships among the Braconidae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonoidea): a reassessment of Shi et al. (2005)
    Kevin M Pitz
    Department of Entomology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 43:338-43. 2007
  89. pmc Effective population size in eusocial Hymenoptera with worker-produced males
    T Nomura
    Department of Bioresources and Environment, Faculty of Life Sciences, Kyoto Sangyo University, Kyoto, Japan
    Heredity (Edinb) 109:261-8. 2012
    In many eusocial Hymenoptera, a proportion of males are produced by workers...
  90. ncbi Rush hymenoptera venom immunotherapy is efficacious and safe
    G Pasaoglu
    Ankara University, School of Medicine, Department of Allergy, Ankara, Turkey
    J Investig Allergol Clin Immunol 16:232-8. 2006
    ..Although rapid venom immunotherapy (VIT) protocols have been shown to be safe and effective, this issue has not yet been clarified in Turkey...
  91. ncbi Attraction of Dibrachys cavus (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) to its host frass volatiles
    Julien Chuche
    UMR INRA ENITAB 1065 en Santé Végétale, Institut des Sciences de la Vigne et du Vin, INRA, BP 81, 33883, Villenave d Ornon Cedex, France
    J Chem Ecol 32:2721-31. 2006
    ..We tested the hypothesis that the parasitoid Dibrachys cavus (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) uses the larval frass in its host search...
  92. ncbi Consequences of acclimation on survival and reproductive capacities of cold-stored mummies of Aphidius rhopalosiphi (Hymenoptera: Aphidiinae)
    A Levie
    Unité d Ecologie et de Biogéographie, Biodiversity Research Centre, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Croix du Sud 4 5, 1348 Louvainla Neuve, Belgium
    J Econ Entomol 98:704-8. 2005
    ..the effect of acclimation to cold before storage of mummies containing Aphidius rhopalosiphi DeStefani-Peres (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Aphidiinae) was evaluated on survival, sterility, and fecundity of parasitoids...
  93. ncbi Effect of temperature on life history of Aphidius colemani and Aphidius matricariae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), two parasitoids of Aphis gossypii and Myzus persicae (Homoptera: Aphididae)
    Abbas Ali Zamani
    Department of Entomology, Faculty of Agriculture, Tarbiat Modares University, PO Box 14115 336, Tehran, Iran
    Environ Entomol 36:263-71. 2007
    ..colemani and A. matricariae...
  94. ncbi The effect of temperature and humidity on the bionomics of six African egg parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae)
    A Kalyebi
    Indian River Research and Education Center, University of Florida, 2199 South Rock Road, Fort Pierce, Florida 34945, USA
    Bull Entomol Res 96:305-14. 2006
    ..These three strains appear to be promising candidates for augmentation biocontrol against the African bollworm Helicoverpa armigera in Kenya...
  95. ncbi How much specific is the association between hymenoptera venom allergy and mastocytosis?
    P Bonadonna
    Verona General Hospital, Italy
    Allergy 64:1379-82. 2009
    The preferential association of mastocytosis with hymenoptera sting reactions is well known, but there is no data on the prevalence of clonal mast cell disorders in subjects with severe systemic reactions due to foods or drugs.
  96. ncbi A comparison of rate-response toxicity tests with Aphidius rhopalosiphi (Hymenoptera: Aphidiidae) using glass, leaves and whole plants as substrate
    C Grimm
    Chemosphere 48:581-9. 2002
    ..The LR50 values were 7.8-340 times higher on whole plants than on glass plates. Because of the variability of this factor, a numerical safety factor cannot be used to substitute extended laboratory testing for regulatory purposes...
  97. ncbi Population genetic structure of two primary parasitoids of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera), Chelonus insularis and Campoletis sonorensis (Hymenoptera): to what extent is the host plant important?
    Violaine Jourdie
    Universite de Neuchatel, Institut de Biologie, Case Postale 158, 2009 Neuchatel, Switzerland
    Mol Ecol 19:2168-79. 2010
    ....
  98. ncbi Effect of cabbage cultivars with varying levels of resistance to aphids on the performance of the parasitoid, Aphidius colemani (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
    D J Wright
    Department of Biological Sciences, Imperial College of Science, Berkshire, UK
    Bull Entomol Res 92:53-60. 2002
    ..A significantly lower percentage of emerged parasitoids were recorded on Minicole for both aphid species compared with Derby Day and Ruby Ball. The implication of the results are discussed in relation to the integrated control of aphids...
  99. ncbi Multiple hymenoptera stings in children: clinical and laboratory manifestations
    Arnon Broides
    Pediatric Emergency Department, Soroka University Medical Center and the Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Eur J Pediatr 169:1227-31. 2010
    Multiple hymenoptera stings are a cause of rhabdomyolysis, elevated liver enzymes, clotting abnormalities, kidney injury, and even death...
  100. ncbi Lethal and sublethal toxicity of fipronil and imidacloprid on Psyttalia concolor (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
    Angeles Adán
    Unidad de Protección de Cultivos, E T S I Agrónomos, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    J Econ Entomol 104:1541-9. 2011
    Psyttalia concolor (Szèpligeti) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) is a koinobiont endoparasitoid of several species of tephritid (Diptera) larvae, such as Bactrocera oleae (Gmelin) and Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann)...
  101. pmc Rapid evolution of the mitochondrial genome in Chalcidoid wasps (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) driven by parasitic lifestyles
    Jin Hua Xiao
    Key Laboratory of Zoological Systematics and Evolution, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
    PLoS ONE 6:e26645. 2011
    ..The AT-rich control region was translocated and inverted in Philotrypesis. The mitochondrial genomes also exhibited rapid rates of evolution involving elevated nonsynonymous mutations...

Research Grants14

  1. GENETIC DISSECTION OF AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR OF HONEY BEES
    Greg Hunt; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..different designs with respect to F1 and F2 backcrosses, recognizing the haplo-diploid form of inheritance in hymenoptera. Initially, the sources of the Africanized lines will be 20 colonies of bees verified to be or African origin ..
  2. IN VITRO APPROACH TO PROBLEMS OF CLINICAL ALLERGY
    David Golden; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..We need to continue to study these patients to develop the most useful clinical guidelines. ..
  3. Genetics of Wing and Cell-Size Evolution in Nasonia
    John Werren; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  4. INSECT PROJECTIN: ROLES IN SARCOMERE ASSEMBLY & FLIGHT
    Agnes Ayme Southgate; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The main goal is to expose them to the research environment, and to teach them the scientific methods including designing, preparing, performing and analyzing their own experiments. ..
  5. The Mechanisms and Regulatory Networks of Alternative Splicing in Drosophila
    BRENTON GRAVELEY; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  6. Muscarinic regulation of plasticity in the brain
    Gene Robinson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Our results will also suggest directions for the development of treatments for the decline in mental function that accompanies human aging. ..
  7. Pheromone regulation of gene expression in the brain
    Gene Robinson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Neuromodulation of excessive reward-directed behavior
    Gene Robinson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Extensive conservation of nervous system function at the molecular level across the animal kingdom indicates that the principles of reward coding we aim to elucidate in the bee will have general relevance. ..
  9. Molecular mechanisms of queen bee longevity
    Gene Robinson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The value of the bee as an aging model will be enhanced significantly with the expected completion of genome sequencing later in '03. ..
  10. Neural Mechanisms of Compensating for Brain Damage
    Theresa Jones; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The results or these studies are expected to be of major relevance to rehabilitation efforts. ..
  11. PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS FOR STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
    SARA OPPENHEIM; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. 2004 Genes and Behavior Gordon Conference
    Gene Robinson; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Preference will be given to members of underrepresented groups and junior colleagues (graduate students, postdoctoral associates, and new assistant professors). ..
  13. SOCIAL AND NEUROENDOCRINE REGULATION OF THE PERIOD GENE
    Gene Robinson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. Regulation of Stable Fat Loss in a Model System
    Gene E Robinson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The goal of this proposal is to use genomic and systems biology techniques to identify "switch" genes that enable stable weight loss in the bee, and to test that these genes regulate body weight and energy metabolism in mammals. ..