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Brendon M Mott
Honey Bee Research
Biological Science Lab Technician (Molecular Biology)

Phone: (520) 647-9372
Fax: (520) 670-6493

2000 E ALLEN RD
TUCSON , AZ 85719

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Honey bees overwintering in a southern climate: longitudinal effects of diet and queen age on colony-level molecular physiology and performance -
Ricigliano, V.A., Mott, B.M., Floyd, A.S., Copeland, D.C., Carroll, M.J., Anderson, K.E. 2018. Honey bees overwintering in a southern climate: longitudinal effects of diet and queen age on colony-level molecular physiology and performance. Scientific Reports. https://doi:10.1038/s41598-018-28732-z.
The queen's gut refines with age: longevity phenotypes in a social insect model -
The impact of pollen consumption on honey bee digestive physiology and carbohydrate metabolism -
Ricigliano, V.A., Fitz, W., Copeland, D.C., Mott, B.M., Maes, P., Floyd, A.S., Dockstader, A., Anderson, K.E. 2017. The impact of pollen consumption on honey bee digestive physiology and carbohydrate metabolism. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology. https://doi.org/10.1002/arch.21406.
Internal hive temperature as a means of monitoring honey bee colony health in a migratory beekeeping operation before and during winter -
Meikle, W.G., Weiss, M., Maes, P., Fitz, W., Sheehan, T.H., Snyder, L.A., Mott, B.M., Anderson, K.E. 2017. Internal hive temperature as a means of monitoring honey bee colony health in a migratory beekeeping operation before and during winter. Apidologie. 48:666-680. https://doi: 10.1007/s13592-017-0512-8.
Diet-related gut bacterial dysbiosis correlates with impaired development and increased mortality in the honey bee (Apis mellifera) -
Maes, P., Rodrigues, P., Oliver, R., Mott, B.M., Anderson, K.E. 2016. Diet-related gut bacterial dysbiosis correlates with impaired development and increased mortality in the honey bee (Apis mellifera). Molecular Ecology. 25(21):5439-5450. doi: 10.1111/mec.13862.
Parasaccharibacter apium, gen. nov., sp. nov., improves honey bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) resistance to Nosema -
Corby-Harris, V.L., Snyder, L.A., Meador, C.A., Naldo, R., Mott, B.M., Anderson, K.E. 2016. Parasaccharibacter apium, gen. nov., sp. nov., improves honey bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) resistance to Nosema. Journal of Economic Entomology. doi: 10.1093/jee/tow012.
Ecological succession in the honey bee gut: Shift in Lactobacillus strain dominance during early adult development -
Anderson, K.E., Rodrigues, P.A., Mott, B.M., Maes, P.M., Corby-Harris, V.L. 2015. Ecological succession in the honey bee gut: Shift in Lactobacillus strain dominance during early adult development. Microbial Ecology. 62:121–133. doi: 10.1007/s00248-015-0716-2
Phylogeography of Pogonomyrmex barbatus and P. rugosus harvester ants with genetic and environmental caste determination -
Mott, B.M., Gadau, J., Anderson, K.E. 2015. Phylogeography of Pogonomyrmex barbatus and P. rugosus harvester ants with genetic and environmental caste determination. Ecology and Evolution. 5(14):2798-2826. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.1507
Hive-stored pollen of honey bees: many lines of evidence are consistent with pollen preservation, not nutrient conversion Reprint Icon -
Anderson, K.E., Carroll, M.J., Sheehan, T.H., Mott, B.M., Maes, P., Corby-Harris, V.L. 2014. Hive-stored pollen of honey bees: many lines of evidence are consistent with pollen preservation, not nutrient conversion. Molecular Ecology. doi: 10.1111/mec.12966.
Honey bee (Apis mellifera) intracolonial genetic diversity influences worker nutritional status -
Eckholm, B.J., Huang, M.H., Anderson, K.E., Mott, B.M., Hoffman, G.D. 2014. Honey bee (Apis mellifera) intracolonial genetic diversity influences worker nutritional status. Apidologie. doi: 10.1007/s13592-014-0311-4.
Draft genome sequences of two Bifidobacterium sp. from the honey bee (Apis mellifera) Reprint Icon -
Anderson, K.E., Johansson, A., Sheehan, T.H., Mott, B.M., Corby-Harris, V.L., Johnstone, L., Sprissler, R., Fitz, W. 2013. Draft genome sequences of two Bifidobacterium sp. from the honey bee (Apis mellifera). Gut Pathogens. 5:42. DOI: 10.1186/1757-4749-5-42.
Microbial ecology of the hive and pollination landscape: Bacterial associates from floral nectar, the alimentary tract and stored food of honey bees (Apis mellifera) -
Anderson, K.E., Sheehan, T.H., Mott, B.M., Maes, P.W., Snyder, L.A., Schwan, M.R., Walton, A., Jones, B., Corby-Harris, V.L. 2013. Microbial ecology of the hive and pollination landscape: Bacterial associates from floral nectar, the alimentary tract and stored food of honey bees (Apis mellifera). PLoS One. 8(12):e83125. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0083125.
Highly similar microbial communities are shared among related and trophically similar ant species Reprint Icon -
Anderson, K.E., Russell, J.A., Moreau, C.S., Kautz, S., Sullam, K.E., Hu, Y., Basinger, U., Mott, B.M., Buck, N., Wheeler, D. 2012. Highly similar microbial communities are shared among related and trophically similar ant species. Molecular Ecology. 21: 2282-2296.