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Research Project: Understanding Honey Bee Microbiota to Improve Bee Nutrition and Colony Health

Location: Carl Hayden Bee Research Center

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Honey bee colony performance and health are enhanced by apiary proximity to US Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) lands Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ricigliano, V.A., Mott, B.M., Maes, P., Floyd, A.S., Fitz, W., Copeland, D.C., Meikle, W.G., Anderson, K.E. 2019. Honey bee colony performance and health are enhanced by apiary proximity to US Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) lands. Scientific Reports. 9:4894. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-41281-3.

Honey bees overwintering in a southern climate: longitudinal effects of diet and queen age on colony-level molecular physiology and performance Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

The impact of pollen consumption on honey bee digestive physiology and carbohydrate metabolism Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.

Honey bee gut dysbiosis: A novel context for disease ecology - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anderson, K.E., Ricigliano, V.A. 2017. Honey bee gut dysbiosis: a novel context for disease ecology. Current Opinion in Insect Science. doi: 10.1016/j.cois.2017.05.020.

Diet-related gut bacterial dysbiosis correlates with impaired development and increased mortality in the honey bee (Apis mellifera) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.

The bee microbiome: impact on bee health and model for evolution and ecology of host-microbe interactions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Engel, P., Kwong, W.K., Mcfrederick, Q., Anderson, K.E., Barribeau, S.M., Chandler, J.A., Cornman, R., Dainat, J., De Miranda, J., Doublet, J., Emery, O., Evans, J.D., Farinelli, L., Flenbniken, M., Granberg, M., Grasis, J., Gauthier, L., Hayer, J., Koch, H., Kocher, S., Martinson, V., Moran, N., Munoz-Torres, M., Newton, I., Pazton, R., Powell, E., Sadd, B., Schmid-Hempelp., P., Schmid-Hempel, R., Song, S., Schwarz, R.S., Vanengelsdorp, D., Dainat, B. 2016. The bee microbiome: impact on bee health and model for evolution and ecology of host-microbe interactions. mBio 7(2):e02164-15. doi: 10.1128/mBio.02164-15.

Ecological succession in the honey bee gut: Shift in Lactobacillus strain dominance during early adult development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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

The transcriptomic and evolutionary signature of social interactions regulating honey bee caste development. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vojvodic, S., Johnson, B., Harper, B., Clement, F., Zayed, A., Anderson, K.E., Linksvayer, T. 2015. The transcriptomic and evolutionary signature of social interactions regulating honey bee caste development. Ecology and Evolution. 5(21):4795-4807.

Hive-stored pollen of honey bees: many lines of evidence are consistent with pollen preservation, not nutrient conversion Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.

Origin and effect of Acetobacteraceae Alpha 2.2 in honey bee larvae and description of Parasaccharibacter apium, gen. nov., sp. nov Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Corby-Harris, V.L., Snyder, L.A., Schwann, M.R., Maes, P., Mcfrederick, Q.S., Anderson, K.E. 2014. Origin and effect of Acetobacteraceae Alpha 2.2 in honey bee larvae and description of Parasaccharibacter apium, gen. nov., sp. nov. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. doi: 10.1128/AEM.02043-14.