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Research Publications

2010

Kocher, S.D., Ayroles, J.F., Stone, E.A.  and C.M. Grozinger. “Individual variation in pheromone response correlates with reproductive traits and brain gene expression in worker honey bees” PLoS ONE 5(2): e9116 (2010).

Fan, Y., Richard, FJ., Rouf, C. and C.M. Grozinger. “Effects of queen mandibular pheromone on nestmate recognition in worker honey bees (Apis mellifera)” Animal Behavior 79(3): 649-656 (2010).

Williams, Geoffrey R., Richard E.L. Rogers, Abby L. Kalkstein, Benjamin A. Taylor, Dave Shutler, Nancy Ostiguy. Deformed wing virus in western honey bees (Apis mellifera) from Atlantic Canada and the first description of an overtly-infected emerging queen. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 101(1) 77-79. (2010)

Ostiguy, N.  Managed Pollinator CAP Coordinated Agricultural Project A National Research and Extension Initiative to Reverse Pollinator Decline Sustainable Beekeeping. American Bee Journal. 150 (2):149-152 (2010)

vanEngelsdorp, D., J. D. Evans, C. Saegerman, C. Mullin, E. Haubruge, B. K. Nguyen, M. Frazier, J. Frazier, D. Cox-Foster, Y. Chen, R. Underwood, D. R. Tarpy, and J. S. Pettis. 2009. Colony Collapse Disorder: A Descriptive Study. PLoS ONE, 4: e6481. (Link)

vanEngelsdorp, D., J. Hayes Jr, R. M. Underwood, and J. S. Pettis. 2010. A survey of honey bee colony losses in the United States, fall 2008 to spring 2009. Journal of Apicultural Research 49 7 -14. (pdf)

2009

Patch, HM; Velarde, RA; Walden, KKO; Robertson, HM.  A Candidate Pheromone Receptor and Two Odorant Receptors of the Hawkmoth Manduca sexta. Chemical Senses  34 (4):305-316 (2009)

Kocher, S.D., Richard, F.J., Tarpy, D.R., and C.M. Grozinger.  “Queen reproductive state modulates queen pheromone production and queen-worker interactions in honey bees” Behavioral Ecology 20: 1007-1014 (2009)

Kocher, S.D., Richard, F.J., Tarpy, D.R., and C.M. Grozinger.  "The effects of mating and instrumental insemination on honey bee behavior, physiology, and brain gene expression" Insect Molecular Biology Published online December 11, 2009, doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2583.2009.00965.x.

vanengelsdorp, D., and L. R. Donaval. 2009. Note: New Plant Host Record and First Record of the Burrower Bug Sehirus cinetus (Palisot de Beauvois) (Hemiptera: Cydnidae) Associating with Honey Bees, Apis mellifera L. (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Proceedings of the Entomology Society of Washington 111: 903-906. (pdf)

vanEngelsdorp, D., J. D. Evans, L. Donovall, C. Mullin, M. Frazier, J. Frazier, D. R. Tarpy, J. Hayes Jr, and J. S. Pettis. 2009. "Entombed Pollen": A new condition in honey bee colonies associated with increased risk of colony mortality. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 101: 147-149. (pdf)

vanEngelsdorp, D., J. D. Evans, C. Saegerman, C. Mullin, E. Haubruge, B. K. Nguyen, M. Frazier, J. Frazier, D. Cox-Foster, Y. Chen, R. Underwood, D. R. Tarpy, and J. S. Pettis. 2009. Colony Collapse Disorder: A Descriptive Study. PLoS ONE, 4: e6481. (Link)

vanEngelsdorp, D., S. Gebauer, R. Underwood. 2009. A modified Two-queen System: “Tower” Colonies Allowing for Easy Drone Brood Removal for Varroa Mite Control.  Science of Bee Culture 1(1): 1-4. (pdf)

Cox-Foster, D., and D. vanEngelsdorp. 2009. Solving the mystery of the disappearing bees. Scientific American: April 40-47. (Link to article)

vanengelsdorp, D., and L. R. Donaval. 2009. Note: New Plant Host Record and First Record of the Burrower Bug Sehirus cinetus (Palisot de Beauvois) (Hemiptera: Cydnidae) Associating with Honey Bees, Apis mellifera L. (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Proceedings of the Entomology Society of Washington 111: 903-906. (pdf)

Kocher, S.D., Richard, F.J., Tarpy, D.R., and C.M. Grozinger.  “Queen reproductive state modulates queen pheromone production and queen-worker interactions in honey bees” Behavioral Ecology 20(5):1007-1014;

Alaux, C., Y. Le Conte, H. Heather, S. Rodrigues-Zas, C.M. Grozinger, S. Sinha, and G. E. Robinson. “Regulation of brain gene expression in honey bees by brood pheromone” Genes, Brain, and Behavior. 8(3):309-19 (2009)

2008

vanEngelsdorp D. R. Underwood, and D. Cox Foster 2008 Flash fumigation of honey bee Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae) colonies with formic and acetic acids for the control of Varroa destructor (Acari: Varroidae). Journal of Economic Entomology101(2) 256-264 (pdf)

G Palacios, J Hui, P L Quan, A Kalkstein, K S Honkavuori, A V Bussetti, S Conlan, J Evans, Y P Chen, D vanEngelsdorp, H Efrat, J Pettis, D Cox-Foster, E C Holmes, T Briese, W I Lipkin 2008 Genetic analysis of Israel Acute Paralysis Virus: distinct clusters are circulating in the United States. Journal of Virology 23: JVI.00251-08 (pdf)

vanEngelsdorp, D., J. Hayes, Jr., R. M. Underwood, and J. Pettis. 2008. A Survey of Honey Bee Colony Losses in the U.S., Fall 2007 to Spring 2008. PLoS ONE 3: e4071. (Link)

Richard, F.J., A. Aubert, and C.M. Grozinger. “Modulation of nestmate recognition by immune stimulation in honey bees, Apis mellifera”.  BMC Biology 6:50 (2008).

Fussnecker, B. and C.M. Grozinger. “Dissecting the role of Kr-h1 brain gene expression in foraging behavior in honey bees (Apis mellifera)”.  Insect Molecular Biology. 17(5):515-22 (2008).

Kocher, S.D.,Richard, F.J., Tarpy, D.R., and C.M. Grozinger. “Genomic analysis of post-mating changes in the honey bee queen”. BMC Genomics. 9(1):232 (2008).
Fischer, P. and Grozinger. “Pheromonal regulation of starvation resistance in honey bee workers”. Naturwissenschaften. 95(8):723-9 (2008).

2007

Yang, X; Cox-Foster, D.  Effects of parasitization by Varroa destructor on survivorship and physiological traits of Apis mellifera in correlation with viral incidence and microbial challenge.  Parasitology 134405-412 (2007)

Ostiguy, N., D. Cox-Foster, A. Kalkstein and O. Thompson. The Continuing Story of Honey Bee Viruses. American Bee Journal 147(5):441 (2007)

Underwood, R., D. vanEngelsdorp 2007 Colony Collapse Disorder: Have we seen this Before? Bee Culture 135(7) 13-18 (pdf)

vanEngelsdorp, D., R. Underwood, D. Caron, J. Hayes, Jr. 2007 An Estimate of Managed Colony Losses in the Winter of 2006 - 2007: A Report Commissioned by the Apiary Inspectors of America. American Bee Journal 147 (7) 599-603. (pdf)

Arbogast, Richard T., Baldwyn Torto, Dennis vanEngelsdorp, and Peter E. A. Teal 2007 An Effective Trap and Bait combination for monitoring the Small Hive Beetle Aethina Tumida (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) Florida Entomologist 90 (2) 404-406. (pdf)

Torto, Baldwyn, Richard T. Arbogast, Dennis vanEngelsdorp, Steven Willms, Dusti Purcell, Drion Boucias, James H. Tumlinson, Peter E. A. Teal. 2007 Trapping of Aethina tumida Murry (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) from Apis mellifera L. (hymenoptera: Apidae) Colonies with an In-Hive Baited Trap. Environmental Entomology 36(5):1018-1024. (pdf)

Cox-Foster D.L., Conlan S., Holmes E.C, Palacios G., Evans J.D., Moran N.A, Quan P-L., Briese T., Geiser D.M., Martinson V., vanEngelsdorp D., Kalkstein, A.L., Drysdale A, Hui J., Zhai J., Cui L, Hutchinson S, Simons J.F., Egholm M, Pettis J.S., Lipkin W.I.  2007. A metagenomic survey of microbes in honey bee colony collapse disorder. Science  318: 283-286. (pdf)

Torto, B, R. T. Arbogast, H. Alborn, A. Suazo, D, vanEngelsodorp, D. Boucias, J. T. Tumlinson, P. E. A. Teal. 2007. Composition of volatiles from fermenting pollen dough and attractiveness to small hive beetle Aethina tumida a parasite of the honeybee Apis mellifera. Apidologie 38, 380-389. (Link)

Richard, F.J., Tarpy, D.R, and C.M. Grozinger. “Effects of insemination quantity on honey bee queen physiology”. PLoS ONE , 2(10):e980 (2007).

Grozinger, C.M., Fan, Y., Hoover, S.E.R.  and M.L. Winston. “Genome-wide analysis reveals differences in brain gene expression patterns associated with caste and reproductive status in honey bees (Apis mellifera).” Molecular Ecology 16(22):4837-48 (2007).

Grozinger, C.M., Fischer, P, and J.E. Hampton.  “Uncoupling primer and releaser responses to pheromone in honey bees.” Naturwissenschaften 94(5):375-9. (2007)
Grozinger, C.M. and Robinson, G.E. “Endocrine modulation of a pheromone responsive gene in the honey bee brain” Journal of Comparative Biology A 193(4):461-70 (2007).

2006

Kevan, PG; Hannan, MA; Ostiguy, N; Guzman-Novoa, E. A summary of the Varroa-virus disease complex in honey bees.  American Bee Journal.  146 (8):694-697 (2006)

Tooker, J. F., M. Hauser, and L. M. Hanks. 2006. Floral Host Plants of
Syrphidae and Tachinidae (Diptera) of Central Illinois. Annals of the
Entomological Society of America 99: 96-112.

2005

Shen, MQ; Yang, XL; Cox-Foster, D; Cui, LW.  The role of varroa mites in infections of Kashmir bee virus (KBV) and deformed wing virus (DWV) in honey bees. Virology  342 (1):141-149 (2005)

Shen, MQ; Cui, LW; Ostiguy, N; Cox-Foster, D.  Intricate transmission routes and interactions between picorna-like viruses (Kashmir bee virus and sacbrood virus) with the honeybee host and the parasitic varroa mite.  Journal of General Virology 862281-2289 Part 8 (2005)

2004

Sammataro, D; Hoffman, GD; Wardell, G; Finley, J; Ostiguy, N.  Testing of a combination of control tactics to manage Varroa destructor (Acari : Varroidae) population levels in honey bee (Hymenoptera : Apidae).  International Journal of Acarology  30 (1):71-76 (2004)

2002

Tooker, J. F., P. F. Reagel, and L. M. Hanks. 2002. Nectar sources of
day-flying Lepidoptera of central Illinois. Annals of the
Entomological Society of America 95: 84-96.

2000

Tooker, J. F., and L. M. Hanks. 2000. Flowering plant hosts of adult
hymenopteran parasitoids of central Illinois. Annals of the
Entomological Society of America 93: 580-588.