Etya Amsalem

Assistant Professor of Entomology

Etya Amsalem

Research Summary

The evolutionary development and the mechanistic basis of social behavior in insects using an integrative approach encompassing chemical, genetic and physiological tools

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Bombus Aggression Bees Bee Pheromones Queen Insects Juvenile Hormones Bombus Impatiens Bombus Terrestris Insects Reproduction Genes Impatiens Hydrocarbons Diapause Pheromone Biosynthesis Vitellogenins Social Behavior Gene Expression Sterility Apoidea Oviposition Carbon Monoxide Larva

Most Recent Papers

Do Bumble Bees Produce Brood Pheromones?

Jesse Starkey, Nathan Derstine, Etya Amsalem, 2019, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 725-734

The road to sociality

Jesse Starkey, Ahja Brown, Etya Amsalem, 2019, Animal Behaviour on p. 57-65

Preface

Etya Amsalem, Abraham Hefetz, 2018, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 1-3

Evolution of olfactory functions on the fire ant social chromosome

Amir B. Cohanim, Etya Amsalem, Rana Saad, De Wayne Shoemaker, Eyal Privman, 2018, Genome biology and evolution on p. 2947-2960

Evaluating the molecular, physiological and behavioral impacts of CO<sub>2</sub> narcosis in bumble bees (Bombus impatiens)

Etya Amsalem, Christina M. Grozinger, 2017, Journal of Insect Physiology on p. 57-65

Do Bumble Bee, Bombus impatiens, Queens Signal their Reproductive and Mating Status to their Workers?

Etya Amsalem, Mario Padilla, Paul M. Schreiber, Naomi S. Altman, Abraham Hefetz, Christina M. Grozinger, 2017, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 563-572

Conservation and modification of genetic and physiological toolkits underpinning diapause in bumble bee queens

Etya Amsalem, David A. Galbraith, Jonathan Cnaani, Peter E.A. Teal, Christina M. Grozinger, 2015, Molecular ecology on p. 5596-5615

A conserved class of queen pheromones? Re-evaluating the evidence in bumblebees (Bombus impatiens)

Etya Amsalem, Margarita Orlova, Christina M. Grozinger, 2015, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

The Physiological and Genomic Bases of Bumble Bee Social Behaviour

Etya Amsalem, Christina M. Grozinger, Mario Padilla, Abraham Hefetz, 2015, Advances in Insect Physiology on p. 37-93

Precocene-I inhibits juvenile hormone biosynthesis, ovarian activation, aggression and alters sterility signal production in bumble bee (Bombus terrestris) workers

E. Amsalem, P. Teal, C. M. Grozinger, A. Hefetz, 2014, Journal of Experimental Biology on p. 3178-3185

Most-Cited Papers

Gonadotropic and physiological functions of juvenile hormone in bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) workers

Hagai Shpigler, Etya Amsalem, Zachary Y. Huang, Mira Cohen, Adam J. Siegel, Abraham Hefetz, Guy Bloch, 2014, PloS one

The appeasement effect of sterility signaling in dominance contests among Bombus terrestris workers

Etya Amsalem, Abraham Hefetz, 2010, Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology on p. 1685-1694

The effect of group size on the interplay between dominance and reproduction in Bombus terrestris

Etya Amsalem, Abraham Hefetz, 2011, PloS one

A conserved class of queen pheromones? Re-evaluating the evidence in bumblebees (Bombus impatiens)

Etya Amsalem, Margarita Orlova, Christina M. Grozinger, 2015, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

Conservation and modification of genetic and physiological toolkits underpinning diapause in bumble bee queens

Etya Amsalem, David A. Galbraith, Jonathan Cnaani, Peter E.A. Teal, Christina M. Grozinger, 2015, Molecular ecology on p. 5596-5615

The Physiological and Genomic Bases of Bumble Bee Social Behaviour

Etya Amsalem, Christina M. Grozinger, Mario Padilla, Abraham Hefetz, 2015, Advances in Insect Physiology on p. 37-93

Precocene-I inhibits juvenile hormone biosynthesis, ovarian activation, aggression and alters sterility signal production in bumble bee (Bombus terrestris) workers

E. Amsalem, P. Teal, C. M. Grozinger, A. Hefetz, 2014, Journal of Experimental Biology on p. 3178-3185

Aggression or ovarian development as determinants of reproductive dominance in Bombus terrestris

Etya Amsalem, D. Shamia, A. Hefetz, 2013, Insectes Sociaux on p. 213-222

Do Bumble Bee, Bombus impatiens, Queens Signal their Reproductive and Mating Status to their Workers?

Etya Amsalem, Mario Padilla, Paul M. Schreiber, Naomi S. Altman, Abraham Hefetz, Christina M. Grozinger, 2017, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 563-572

Evaluating the molecular, physiological and behavioral impacts of CO<sub>2</sub> narcosis in bumble bees (Bombus impatiens)

Etya Amsalem, Christina M. Grozinger, 2017, Journal of Insect Physiology on p. 57-65