Christina Grozinger

Affiliate Researcher
Titles and Affiliations
Distinguished Professor and Publius Vergilius Maro Professor of Entomology, Entomology

Research Summary

Genomic analysis of social behavior in honey bees and other social insect species: molecular basis and evolution of chemical communication and host-parasite interactions; novel methods for improving honey bee breeding, colony health and management.

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Recent Publications

Introduction

Grozinger, C. M., Jan 25 2024, In: Annual Review of Entomology. 69, p. V-VI

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Seasonal bee communities vary in their responses to resources at local and landscape scales: implication for land managers

Kammerer, M., Iverson, A. L., Li, K., Tooker, J. F. & Grozinger, C. M., May 2024, In: Landscape Ecology. 39, 5, 97.

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Illuminating patterns of firefly abundance using citizen science data and machine learning models

McNeil, D. J., Goslee, S. C., Kammerer, M., Lower, S. E., Tooker, J. F. & Grozinger, C. M., Jun 15 2024, In: Science of the Total Environment. 929, 172329.

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Evaluating the role of social context and environmental factors in mediating overwintering physiology in honey bees (Apis mellifera)

Quinlan, G. M. & Grozinger, C. M., Apr 2024, In: Journal of Experimental Biology. 227, 8, jeb247314.

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Beyond conflict: Kinship theory of intragenomic conflict predicts individual variation in altruistic behaviour

Bresnahan, S. T., Galbraith, D., Ma, R., Anton, K., Rangel, J. & Grozinger, C. M., Nov 2023, In: Molecular ecology. 32, 21, p. 5823-5837 15 p.

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Examining parent-of-origin effects on transcription and RNA methylation in mediating aggressive behavior in honey bees (Apis mellifera)

Bresnahan, S. T., Lee, E., Clark, L., Ma, R., Rangel, J., Grozinger, C. M. & Li-Byarlay, H., Dec 2023, In: BMC genomics. 24, 1, 315.

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More than mesolectic: Characterizing the nutritional niche of Osmia cornifrons

Crone, M. K., Boyle, N. K., Bresnahan, S. T., Biddinger, D. J., Richardson, R. T. & Grozinger, C. M., Oct 2023, In: Ecology and Evolution. 13, 10, e10640.

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Mapping student understanding of bees: Implications for pollinator conservation

Cruz, S. M. & Grozinger, C. M., Mar 2023, In: Conservation Science and Practice. 5, 3, e12902.

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Variance in heat tolerance in bumble bees correlates with species geographic range and is associated with several environmental and biological factors

Feuerborn, C., Quinlan, G., Shippee, R., Strausser, T. L., Terranova, T., Grozinger, C. M. & Hines, H. M., Nov 2023, In: Ecology and Evolution. 13, 11, e10730.

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Local habitat type influences bumble bee pathogen loads and bee species distributions

Gratton, E. M., McNeil, D. J., Grozinger, C. M. & Hines, H. M., Jun 1 2023, In: Environmental entomology. 52, 3, p. 491-501 11 p.

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Landscape transcriptomics as a tool for addressing global change effects across diverse species

Keagy, J., Drummond, C. P., Gilbert, K. J., Grozinger, C. M., Hamilton, J., Hines, H. M., Lasky, J., Logan, C. A., Sawers, R. & Wagner, T., 2023, (Accepted/In press) In: Molecular Ecology Resources.

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Characterizing user needs for Beescape: A spatial decision support tool focused on pollinator health

Prestby, T. J., Robinson, A. C., McLaughlin, D., Dudas, P. M. & Grozinger, C. M., Jan 1 2023, In: Journal of Environmental Management. 325, 116416.

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Beat the heat: thermal respites and access to food associated with increased bumble bee heat tolerance

Quinlan, G. M., Feuerborn, C., Hines, H. M. & Grozinger, C. M., Sep 2023, In: Journal of Experimental Biology. 226, 17, jeb245924.

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Examining spatial and temporal drivers of pollinator nutritional resources: evidence from five decades of honey bee colony productivity data

Quinlan, G. M., Miller, D. A. W. & Grozinger, C. M., Nov 1 2023, In: Environmental Research Letters. 18, 11, 114018.

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Signatures of adaptive decreased virulence of deformed wing virus in an isolated population of wild honeybees (Apis mellifera)

Ray, A. M., Gordon, E. C., Seeley, T. D., Rasgon, J. L. & Grozinger, C. M., Oct 25 2023, In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 290, 2009, 20231965.

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