Publications & Presentations

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Peer-reviewed Publications (Google Scholar)

  • Eiri DM, Nieh JC. (2012) A nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonist increases honey bee sucrose response thresholds and decreases recruitment dancing. Journal of Experimental Biology. 215, 2022-2029. [Download PDF]
  • Eiri DM, Suwannapong G, Ender M, Nieh, JC. (2015). Nosema ceranae Can Infect Honey Bee Larvae and Reduces Subsequent Adult Longevity. PLOS One. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0126330. [Download PDF]
  • Powell JE, Eiri DM, Moran NA, Rangel, J. (2018) Modulation of the honey bee queen microbiota: Effects of early social contact. PLOS One. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0200527. [Download PDF]

Published Photographs

Presentations

June 2014 Honey Bee Summer Clinic, Texas A&M, College Station, TX

  • Speaker. Profiling the Queen Gut Microbiota
June 2014 Integrative Biology Graduate Student Research Symposium, UT Austin, TX

  • Speaker. Long live the queen! How current queen rearing practices may affect the queen gut microbiota.
Jan. 2014 American Bee Research Conference, San Antonio, TX

  • Speaker. Nosema ceranae can infect honey bee larvae and reduce subsequent adult longevity.
  • Recipient of Best Student Paper Award.
Nov. 2012 Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Knoxville, TN

  • Speaker. In vitro Nosema ceranae infection on honey bee larvae results in infection as adults and higher mortality rate.
  • Recipient of President’s Prize for 10-minute Paper Competition.
June 2012 National Pollinator Week, San Diego Beekeeping Society, Balboa Park, San Diego, CA

  • Speaker. Essential Pollinators: Native Bees and Honey Bees
July 2011 Chulalongkorn University, Department of Biology, Bangkok, Thailand

  • Speaker. The effects of sublethal doses of imidacloprid on honey bee (Apis mellifera) foraging behavior
July 2011 Burapha University, Department of Biology, Chonburi, Thailand

  • Speaker. The effects of sublethal doses of imidacloprid on honey bee (Apis mellifera) foraging behavior
June 2011 Biological Sciences Student Research Showcase, UC San Diego, San Diego, CA

  • Poster. “Sublethal doses of the pesticide imidacloprid alter honey bee (Apis mellifera) response threshold and foraging behavior”
Dec. 2010 Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA

  • Poster. “Picky eater syndrome: The pesticide imidacloprid alters honey bee (Apis mellifera) sucrose response threshold and, potentially, colony health”
Oct. 2009/Nov. 2010 Santa Ana Community College, Santa Ana, CA

  • Guest lecturer. Colony Collapse Disorder and honey bees
Nov. 2010 Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Pesticide Programs, Washington, D.C.

  • Speaker. Picky eaters and poor navigators: The pesticide imidacloprid alters honey bee (Apis mellifera) sucrose response threshold and search distance estimation
Oct. 2010 North American Pollinator Protection Campaign, USDA, Washington, D.C.

  • Speaker. Picky eaters and poor navigators: The pesticide imidacloprid alters honey bee (Apis mellifera) sucrose response threshold and search distance estimation
June 2010 Biological Sciences Student Research Showcase, UC San Diego, San Diego, CA

  • Poster. “Picky eater syndrome: The pesticide imidacloprid alters honey bee (Apis mellifera) sucrose response threshold and, potentially, colony health”

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