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Diana Cox-Foster
Pollinating Insect-Biology, Management, Systematics Research
Research Leader

Phone: (435) 797-0530
Fax: (435) 797-0461

UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY
NATURAL RES BIOLOGY BLDG
LOGAN , UT 843225310
Projects
Managing and Conserving Diverse Bee Pollinators for Sustainable Crop Production and Wildland Preservation
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 435498
Institutional Biosafety Committee Oversight between Utah State University and Co-located USDA-ARS Entities in Logan
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 433612
Enhancing Pollination by Attracting and Retaining Leaf Cutting Bees, Megachile rotundata, in Alfalfa Seed Production Fields
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 434566
The Impact of Immune Stress on Pathogen Susceptibility and Life History Traits in Nomia melanderi
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 434587
Enhancing and Protecting Populations of Alfalfa Seed Pollinators
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 434818
Impacts of IPM Technologies and Ag-Inputs on Bee Health and Pathogen Infections
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 435170
Influence of Biotic and Abiotic Factors on non-Apis Pollinator Health, Sustainability, and Conservation in the United States
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 426776
Effects of Environmental Stressors and Plant Secondary Chemicals on Viral Infections and Physiological Performance in Honey Bees and Bumble Bees
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 431382
Osmia lignaria: Strategies to Ensure and Enhance the Native Bee’s and Relatives’ Role in Pollination of Agricultural and Natural Ecosystems
Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement (T)
  Accession Number: 432976

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Floral and foliar source affect the bee nest microbial community -
Rothman, J.A., Andrikopoulos, C., Cox-Foster, D.L., Mcfrederick, Q.S. 2018. Floral and foliar source affect the bee nest microbial community. Microbial Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00248-018-1300-3.
Workshop on pesticide exposure assessment paradigm for non-Apis bees: foundation and summaries -
Boyle, N.K., Alix, A., Lehmann, D.M., Oneill, B., Thompson, H.M., Morandin, L., Singh, R., Abbott, J., Raine, N.E., Cox-Foster, D.L., Pitts Singer, T., Hiranejos, S., Steeger, T. 2018. Workshop on pesticide exposure assessment paradigm for non-Apis bees: foundation and summaries. Environmental Entomology. 48:4-11.
Genomes of the Hymenoptera -
Branstetter, M.G., Childers, A.K., Cox-Foster, D.L., Hopper, K.R., Kapheim, K.M., Toth, A.L., Worley, K.C. 2018. Genomes of the Hymenoptera. Current Opinion in Insect Science. 25:65-75. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cois.2017.11.008.
Colony collapse disorder (CCD) and bee age impact honey bee pathophysiology -
Vanengelsdorp, D., Traynor, K.S., Andree, M., Lichtenberg, E.M., Chen, Y., Saegerman, C., Cox-Foster, D.L. 2017. Colony collapse disorder (CCD) and bee age impact honey bee pathophysiology. PLoS Pathogens. 12(7):e0179535. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0179535.
An inert pesticide adjuvant synergizes viral pathogenicity and mortality in honey bee larvae -
Fine, J.D., Cox-Foster, D.L., Mullin, C.A. 2017. An inert pesticide adjuvant synergizes viral pathogenicity and mortality in honey bee larvae. Scientific Reports. doi: 10.1038/srep40499.
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