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Dawn L Lopez
Bee Research Laboratory
Biological Science Lab Technician

Phone: (301) 504-8975
Fax: (301) 504-5968
Room 313

10300 BALTIMORE AVENUE
BLDG 306 BARC-EAST
BELTSVILLE, MD 207052350

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Aberrant cocoons found on honey bee comb cells are found to be Osmia cornifrons (Radoszkowski) (Hymenoptera: Megachillidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Posada-Florez, F., Bloetscher, B., Lopez, D.L., Pava-Ripoll, M., Rogers, C.W., Evans, J.D. 2020. Aberrant cocoons found on honey bee comb cells are found to be Osmia cornifrons (Radoszkowski) (Hymenoptera: Megachillidae). Journal of Apicultural Research. https://doi.org/10.1080/00218839.2020.1740405.
Distribution of recently identified bee-infecting viruses in managed honey bee (Apis mellifera) populations in the USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ray, A.M., Lopez, D.L., Iturralde Martinez, F.J., Galbraith, D.A., Rose, R., Vanengelsdorp, D., Rosa, C., Evans, J.D., Grozinger, C.M. 2020. Distribution of recently identified bee-infecting viruses in managed honey bee (Apis mellifera) populations in the USA. Apidologie. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13592-020-00757-2.
Natural product medicines for honey bees: Perspective and protocols Reprint Icon ()
Tauber, J., Collins, W., Schwarz, R., Chen, Y., Grubbs, K.F., Huang, Q., Lopez, D.L., Peterson, R., Evans, J.D. 2019. Natural product medicines for honey bees: Perspective and protocols. Insects. 10(10):356. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects10100356.
Dynamic evolution in the key honey bee pathogen Deformed Wing Virus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ryabov, E., Childers, A.K., Lopez, D.L., Grubbs, K.F., Posada, F., Weaver, D., Vanengelsdorp, D., Chen, Y., Evans, J.D. 2019. Dynamic evolution in the key honey bee pathogen Deformed Wing Virus. PLoS Biology. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.3000502.
Effects of a resident yeast from the honey bee gut on immunity, microbiota and Nosema disease Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tauber, J., Nguyen, P.T., Lopez, D.L., Evans, J.D. 2019. Effects of a resident yeast from the honey bee gut on immunity, microbiota and Nosema disease. Insects. 10(9):296. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects10090296.
Genome of the small hive beetle (Aethina tumida, Coleoptera: Nitidulidae), a worldwide parasite of social bee colonies, provides insights into detoxification and herbivory Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Evans, J.D., McKenna, D., Scully, E.D., Cook, S.C., Dainat, B., Egekwu, N.I., Grubbs, N., Lopez, D.L., Lorenzen, M., Reyna, S.M., Rinkevich Jr, F.D., Neumann, P., Huang, Q. 2018. Genome of the small hive beetle (Aethina tumida, Coleoptera: Nitidulidae), a worldwide parasite of social bee colonies, provides insights into detoxification and herbivory. Gigascience. 7(12):1-16. https://doi.org/10.1093/gigascience/giy138.
Extracts of polypore mushroom mycelia reduce viruses in honey bees Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stamets, P.E., Naeger, N., Evans, J.D., Han, J., Hopkins, B., Lopez, D.L., Moershel, H., Nally, R., Sumerlin, D., Sheppard, W.S. 2018. Extracts of polypore mushroom mycelia reduce viruses in honey bees. Scientific Reports. 8(1):13936. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-32194-8.
Multiyear survey targeting disease incidence in US honey bees - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Traynor, K.S., Rennich, K., Forsgren, E., Rose, R., Pettis, J.S., Kunkel, G., Madella, S., Evans, J.D., Lopez, D.L., Vanengelsdorp, D. 2016. Multiyear survey targeting disease incidence in US honey bees. Apidologie. 47:325-347.
In-vitro infection of pupae with Israeli Acute Paralysis Virus suggests variation for susceptibility and disturbance of transcriptional homeostasis in honey bees (Apis mellifera) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boncristiani, H., Evans, J.D., Chen, Y., Pettis, J.S., Murphy, C.A., Lopez, D.L., Simone-Finstrom, M., Strand, M., Tarpy, D., Rueppell, O. 2013. In-vitro infection of pupae with Israeli Acute Paralysis Virus suggests variation for susceptibility and disturbance of transcriptional homeostasis in honey bees (Apis mellifera). PLoS One. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0073429.
Transcriptional response of honey bee larvae infected with the bacterial pathogen Paenibacillus larvae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cornman, R.S., Lopez, D.L., Evans, J.D. 2013. Transcriptional response of honey bee larvae infected with the bacterial pathogen Paenibacillus larvae. Developmental and Comparative Immunology. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0065424.
Standard methods for molecular research in Apis mellifera Reprint Icon ()
Evans, J.D., Chen, Y., Cornman, R.S., De La Rua, P., Foret, S., Foster, L., Genersch, E., Gisder, S., Jarosch, A., Kucharski, R., Lopez, D.L., Man Lun, C., Moritz, R.F., Maleszka, R., Munoz, I., Pinto, A.M., Schwarz, R.S. 2013. Molecular protocols for Apis mellifera. Journal of Apicultural Research. 52(4):1-54. doi: 10.3896/IBRA.1.52.4.11.
Pathogen webs in collapsing honey bee colonies Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cornman, R.S., Tarpy, D., Chen, Y., Jeffries, L., Lopez, D.L., Pettis, J.S., Vanengelsdorp, D., Evans, J.D. 2012. Pathogen webs in collapsing honey bee colonies. PLoS Pathogens. 7(8):e43562.
Insights into social insects from the genome of the honeybee Apis mellifera - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gibbs, R.A., Weinstock, G.M., Evans, J.D., Maleszka, R., Robertson, H.M., Robinson, G.E., Weaver, D.B., Worley, K.C., Beye, M., Bork, P., Elsik, C.G., Hartfelder, K., Hunt, G.J., Zdobnov, E.M., Amdam, G.V., Bitondi, M.M., Collins, A.M., Cristino, A.S., Lafforff, H.G., Lobo, C.H., Moritz, R.F., Nunes, F.M., Simoes, Z.L., Wheeler, D., Hackett, K.J., Aronstein, K.A., Lopez, D.L., Decanini, L.I., Chen, Y., Sakazume, N., Sasaki, D., Tagami, M., Albert, S., Baggerman, G., Beggs, K.T., Bloch, G., Cazzamali, G., Drapeau, M.D., Eisenhardt, D., Emore, C., Ewing, M.A., Foret, S., Grimmelikhuijzen, C.U., Hauser, F., Hummon, A.B., Huybrechts, J., Jones, A.K., Kaplan, N., Kucharski, R., Leboulle, G., Linial, M., Littleton, T.J., Mercer, A.R., Richmand, T.A., Rodriguez-Zas, S.L., Rubin, E.B., Sattelle, D.B., Schlipalius, D., Schoofs, L., Sweedler, J.V., Verleyen, P., Vierstraete, E., Williams, G., Williamson, M.R., Ament, S.A., Brown, S.J., Corona, M., Dearden, P.K., Dunn, A.W., Elekonich, M.M., Fahrbach, S.E., Fujiyuki, T., Gattermeier, I., Gempe, T., Hasselmann, M., Kadowaki, T., Kage, E., Kamikouchi, A., Kubo, T., Kunieda, T., Lorenzen, M.D., Milshina, N.V., Morioka, M., Mougel, F., Ohashi, K., Overbeek, R., Page, R.E., Ross, C.A., Schioett, M., Shippy, T., Takeuchi, H., Toth, A.L., Velarde, R., Willis, J.H., Wilson, M.J., Berenbaum, M.R., Cohen, M., Gordon, K.H., Letunic, I. et al. 2006. Insights into social insects from the genome of the honeybee Apis mellifera. Nature. 443:931-949.
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF SERINE PROTEASE-RELATED GENES IN THE HONEY BEE GENOME. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zou, Z., Lopez, D.L., Kanost, M., Evans, J.D., Jiang, H. 2006. Comparative analysis of serine protease-related genes in the honey bee genome. Insect Molecular Biology. 15:603-614.
ORALLY INDUCED IMMUNE RESPONSES IN THE HONEY BEE, APIS MELLIFERA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Evans, J.D., Lopez, D.L. 2004. Orally induced immune responses in the honey bee, Apis mellifera. Journal of Economic Entomology. 97:752-756.
GENOMIC ORGANIZATION AND PARTIAL SEQUENCE OF THE VARROA DESTRUCTOR (ACARI: VARROIDAE) MITOCHONDRION - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
A CELLULOSE GRANULE FORMULATION OF TRICHODERMA AND GLIOCLADIUM TO REDUCE DAMPING-OFF CAUSED BY RHIZOCTONIA SOLANI AND SAPROPHYTIC GROWTH OF THE PATHOGEN IN SOILLESS MIX - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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