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Kate E Ihle (PhD)
Honey Bee Breeding, Genetics, and Physiology Research
Research Molecular Biologist

Phone: (225) 276-7326
Fax: (225) 766-9212

1157 BEN HUR RD
BATON ROUGE, LA 70820
Projects
Using Genetics to Improve the Breeding and Health of Honey Bees
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 437823
Microalgae as a Novel Platform to Improve Honey Bee Nutrition, Microbiome Health, and Pathogen Resistance
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 439554
Improving Honey Bee Resilience to Biotic and Abiotic Stressors
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 439072

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Nutrigenetic comparison of two Varroa-resistant honey bee stocks fed pollen and spirulina microalgae Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ricigliano, V.A., Ihle, K.E., Williams, S.T. 2021. Nutrigenetic comparison of two Varroa-resistant honey bee stocks fed pollen and spirulina microalgae. Apidologie. 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13592-021-00877-3.
Artificial selection reveals the role of transcriptional constraints in the maintenance of life history variation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pick, J.L., Hatakeyama, M., Ihle, K.E., Gasparini, J., Haussey, G., Ishishita, S., Matsuda, Y., Yoshimura, T., Kanoaka, M.M., Shimizu-Inatsugi, R., Himizu, K.K., Tschirren, B. 2020. Artificial selection reveals the role of transcriptional constraints in the maintenance of life history variation. Evolution Letters. 4-3:200-211.
Insulin receptor substrate (IRS) gene knockdown accelerates behavioral maturation and shortens lifespan in honeybee workers. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ihle, K.E., Mutti, N.S., Kaftanoglu, O., Amdam, G.V. 2019. Insulin receptor substrate (IRS) gene knockdown accelerates behavioral maturation and shortens lifespan in honeybee workers. Insects. 10:1-14. https://doi.org/10.3390/ insects10110390.