Christina M Grozinger

Christina M Grozinger

Director of the Center for Pollinator Research; Distinguished Professor of Entomology

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Most Recent Papers

Haemolymph removal by Varroa mite destabilizes the dynamical interaction between immune effectors and virus in bees, as predicted by Volterra's model

Desiderato Annoscia, Sam P. Brown, Gennaro Di Prisco, Emanuele De Paoli, Simone Del Fabbro, Davide Frizzera, Virginia Zanni, David A. Galbraith, Emilio Caprio, Christina M. Grozinger, Francesco Pennacchio, Francesco Nazzi, 2019, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

Colony Size, Rather Than Geographic Origin of Stocks, Predicts Overwintering Success in Honey Bees (Hymenoptera

Mehmet Ali Döke, Carley M. McGrady, Mark Otieno, Christina M. Grozinger, Maryann Frazier, 2019, Journal of economic entomology on p. 525-533

Investigating the viral ecology of global bee communities with high-throughput metagenomics

David A. Galbraith, Zachary L. Fuller, Allyson M. Ray, Axel Brockmann, Maryann Frazier, Mary W. Gikungu, J. Francisco Iturralde Martinez, Karen M. Kapheim, Jeffrey T. Kerby, Sarah D. Kocher, Oleksiy Losyev, Elliud Muli, Harland Martin Patch, Cristina Rosa, Joyce Megumi Sakamoto, Scott Stanley, Anthony D. Vaudo, Christina M. Grozinger, 2018, Scientific reports

Larval pheromones act as colony-wide regulators of collective foraging behavior in honeybees

R. Ma, G. Villar, Christina M. Grozinger, J. Rangel, 2018, Behavioral Ecology on p. 1132-1141

Plant reproductive strategies vary under low and high pollinator densities

Junpeng Mu, Qinggui Wu, Yulian Yang, Mei Huang, Christina M. Grozinger, 2018, Oikos on p. 1081-1094

Molecular, physiological and behavioral responses of honey bee (Apis mellifera) drones to infection with microsporidian parasites

Holly L. Holt, Gabriel Villar, Weiyi Cheng, Jun Song, Christina M. Grozinger, 2018, Journal of invertebrate pathology on p. 14-24

Consistent pollen nutritional intake drives bumble bee (Bombus impatiens) colony growth and reproduction across different habitats

Anthony D. Vaudo, Liam M. Farrell, Harland Martin Patch, Christina M. Grozinger, John Frazier Tooker, 2018, Ecology and Evolution on p. 5765-5776

Evaluating the Role of Drone-Produced Chemical Signals in Mediating Social Interactions in Honey Bees (Apis mellifera)

Gabriel Villar, Megan D. Wolfson, Abraham Hefetz, Christina M. Grozinger, 2018, Journal of Chemical Ecology

Presence of Apis rhabdovirus-1 in populations of pollinators and their parasites from two continents

Sofia Levin, David Galbraith, Noa Sela, Tal Erez, Christina M. Grozinger, Nor Chejanovsky, 2017, Frontiers in Microbiology

Elucidating the mechanisms underlying the beneficial health effects of dietary pollen on honey bees (Apis mellifera) infested by Varroa mite ectoparasites

Desiderato Annoscia, Virginia Zanni, David Galbraith, Anna Quirici, Christina M. Grozinger, Renzo Bortolomeazzi, Francesco Nazzi, 2017, Scientific reports

Recent High-Impact Papers

Regulation of brain gene expression in honey bees by brood pheromone

C. Alaux, Y. Le Conte, H. A. Adams, S. Rodriguez-Zas, Christina M. Grozinger, S. Sinha, G. E. Robinson, 2009, Genes, Brain and Behavior on p. 309-319

Genomic survey of the ectoparasitic mite Varroa destructor, a major pest of the honey bee Apis mellifera

Scott R. Cornman, Michael C. Schatz, Spencer J. Johnston, Yan Ping Chen, Jeff Pettis, Greg Hunt, Lanie Bourgeois, Chris Elsik, Denis Anderson, Christina M. Grozinger, Jay D. Evans, 2010, BMC genomics

Effects of immunostimulation on social behavior, chemical communication and genome-wide gene expression in honey bee workers (Apis mellifera)

Freddie Jeanne Richard, Holly L. Holt, Christina M. Grozinger, 2012, BMC genomics

Genomic analysis of the interaction between pesticide exposure and nutrition in honey bees (Apis mellifera)

Daniel R. Schmehl, Peter E.A. Teal, James L. Frazier, Christina M. Grozinger, 2014, Journal of Insect Physiology on p. 177-190

Macronutrient ratios in pollen shape bumble bee (Bombus impatiens) foraging strategies and floral preferences

Anthony D. Vaudo, Harland Martin Patch, David Mortensen, John Frazier Tooker, Christina M. Grozinger, 2016, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. E4035-E4042

Chronic parasitization by Nosema microsporidia causes global expression changes in core nutritional, metabolic and behavioral pathways in honey bee workers (Apis mellifera)

Holly L. Holt, Katherine A. Aronstein, Christina M. Grozinger, 2013, BMC genomics

Evaluation of the distribution and impacts of parasites, pathogens, and pesticides on honey bee (apis mellifera) populations in east Africa

Elliud Muli, Harland Martin Patch, Maryann Frazier, James Frazier, Baldwyn Torto, Tracey Baumgarten, Joseph Kilonzo, James Ng ang a. Kimani, Fiona Mumoki, Daniel Masiga, James Homer Tumlinson, III, Christina M. Grozinger, 2014, PloS one

Shared genes related to aggression, rather than chemical communication, are associated with reproductive dominance in paper wasps (Polistes metricus)

Amy L. Toth, John Frazier Tooker, Srihari Radhakrishnan, Robert Minard, Michael T. Henshaw, Christina M. Grozinger, 2014, BMC genomics

Queen reproductive state modulates pheromone production and queen-worker interactions in honeybees

Sarah D. Kocher, Freddie Jeanne Richard, David R. Tarpy, Christina M. Grozinger, 2009, Behavioral Ecology on p. 1007-1014

Parallel Epigenomic and Transcriptomic Responses to Viral Infection in Honey Bees (Apis mellifera)

David A. Galbraith, Xingyu Yang, Elina Lastro Niño, Soojin Yi, Christina M. Grozinger, 2015, PLoS Pathogens on p. 1-24