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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

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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.)
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.
Social apoptosis in Varroa mite resistant western honey bees (Apis mellifera) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ihle, K.E., De Guzman, L.I., Danka, R.G. 2022. Social apoptosis in Varroa mite resistant western honey bees (Apis mellifera). Journal of Insect Science. 22(1):13. https://doi.org/10.1093/jisesa/ieab087.
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.