Etya Amsalem

Associate 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

Huck Affiliations


Publication Tags

Bombus Bees Occupational Groups Queen Insects Juvenile Hormones Impatiens Bombus Impatiens Bee Diapause Aggression Gene Expression Esters Reproduction Social Behavior Social Class Pheromones Insecta Bombus Terrestris Insects Hydrocarbons Physiology Stupor Secretion Oviposition Ester

Most Recent Publications

Priscila K.F. Santos, David A. Galbraith, Jesse Starkey, Etya Amsalem, 2022, Scientific Reports

CO<sub>2</sub> narcosis induces a metabolic shift mediated via juvenile hormone in Bombus impatiens gynes

Katherine Barie, Eran Levin, Etya Amsalem, 2022, Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Examining the individual and additive effects of cold storage and CO<sub>2</sub> narcosis on queen survival and reproduction in bumble bees

Erin D. Treanore, Etya Amsalem, 2022, Journal of Insect Physiology

Margarita Orlova, Gabriel Villar, Abraham Hefetz, Jocelyn G. Millar, Etya Amsalem, 2022, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 270-282

Nathan T. Derstine, Gabriel Villar, Margarita Orlova, Abraham Hefetz, Jocelyn Millar, Etya Amsalem, 2021, Scientific Reports

Margarita Orlova, Etya Amsalem, 2021, Scientific Reports

Margarita Orlova, Erin Treanore, Etya Amsalem, 2021, Behavioral Ecology on p. 1361-1368

Erin Treanore, Nathan Derstine, Etya Amsalem, 2021, Annals of the Entomological Society of America on p. 547-561

Erin Treanore, Katherine Barie, Nathan Derstine, Kaitlin Gadebusch, Margarita Orlova, Monique Porter, Frederick Purnell, Etya Amsalem, 2021, Insects

Erin D. Treanore, Jacklyn M. Kiner, Mackenzie E. Kerner, Etya Amsalem, 2020, Journal of Experimental Biology

Most-Cited Papers

Etya Amsalem, Osnat Malka, Christina Grozinger, Abraham Hefetz, 2014, BMC Evolutionary Biology

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

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

Hagai Shpigler, Etya Amsalem, Zachary Y. Huang, Mira Cohen, Adam J. Siegel, Abraham Hefetz, Guy Bloch, 2014, PLoS One on p. e100650

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

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

Mario Padilla, Etya Amsalem, Naomi Altman, Abraham Hefetz, Christina M. Grozinger, 2016, Royal Society Open Science

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

The Effect of Caste and Reproductive State on the Chemistry of the Cephalic Labial Glands Secretion of Bombus Terrestris

Etya Amsalem, Julia Kiefer, Stefan Schulz, Abraham Hefetz, 2014, Journal of Chemical Ecology on p. 900-912

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