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Shedding New Light on Honey Bee Chromosomes

Honey bee geneticists with long ties to UC Davis are putting together those missing pieces of the puzzle involving bee chromosomes. Newly published...


"The honey bee genome,” Robert Page Jr. explained, “is composed of about 15,000 genes, each of which operates within a complex network of genes, doing its small, or large, share of work in building the bee, keeping its internal functions operating, or helping it function and behave in its environment. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"The honey bee genome,” Robert Page Jr. explained, “is composed of about 15,000 genes, each of which operates within a complex network of genes, doing its small, or large, share of work in building the bee, keeping its internal functions operating, or helping it function and behave in its environment. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Honey bee geneticist Robert Page Jr. (left) with colleagues: bee breeder-geneticist Kim Fondrk of UC Davis, and Martin Beye, former postdoctoral fellow in the Page lab and now a professor at the University of Düsseldorf, Germany.
Honey bee geneticist Robert Page Jr. (left) with colleagues: bee breeder-geneticist Kim Fondrk of UC Davis, and Martin Beye, former postdoctoral fellow in the Page lab and now a professor at the University of Düsseldorf, Germany.

Honey bee geneticist Robert Page Jr. (left) with colleagues: bee breeder-geneticist Kim Fondrk of UC Davis, and Martin Beye, former postdoctoral fellow in the Page lab and now a professor at the University of Düsseldorf, Germany.

Rob Page: Searching for 'The Spirit of the Hive'

What's going on in the hive? World-renowned honey bee geneticist Robert Eugene “Rob” Page Jr., the 2018 recipient of the Thomas and Nina Leigh Distinguished Alumni Award, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, will speak on

For the last three decades, he's been searching for the "The Spirit of the Hive." That would be world-renowned honey bee geneticist Robert...

What's going on in the hive? World-renowned honey bee geneticist Robert Eugene “Rob” Page Jr., the 2018 recipient of the Thomas and Nina Leigh Distinguished Alumni Award, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, will speak on
What's going on in the hive? World-renowned honey bee geneticist Robert Eugene “Rob” Page Jr., the 2018 recipient of the Thomas and Nina Leigh Distinguished Alumni Award, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, will speak on "In Search of the Spirit of the Hive: a 30-Year Quest"--at 4 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 29 in the International House, 10 College Park, Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

What's going on in the hive? World-renowned honey bee geneticist Robert Eugene “Rob” Page Jr., the 2018 recipient of the Thomas and Nina Leigh Distinguished Alumni Award, UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, will speak on "In Search of the Spirit of the Hive: a 30-Year Quest"--at 4 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 29 in the International House, 10 College Park, Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

ICE Is Red-Hot!

Worker bes cleaning out queen cells. Honey bee presentations will be part of the ICE program. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

You've heard folks say "cold as ice," right? Well, ICE is red hot. The International Congress of Entomology (ICE) is gearing up for its 2016...

Worker bes cleaning out queen cells. Honey bee presentations will be part of the ICE program. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Worker bes cleaning out queen cells. Honey bee presentations will be part of the ICE program. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Worker bes cleaning out queen cells. Honey bee presentations will be part of the ICE program. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, November 17, 2014 at 5:33 PM

It All Began at UC Davis

Bee breeder-geneticist Michael

It all began at UC Davis.  The highly acclaimed research published in Current Biology that cracked the 200-year secret of complementary...

Bee breeder-geneticist Michael
Bee breeder-geneticist Michael "Kim" Fondrk works the Page bees in a Dixon almond orchard. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bee breeder-geneticist Michael "Kim" Fondrk works the Page bees in a Dixon almond orchard. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 10:59 PM

The Spirit of the Hive

The queen and her court. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Spirit of the Hive: The Mechanisms of Social Evolution. That's the title of a newly published book written by Robert E. Page Jr., one of the...

The queen and her court. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The queen and her court. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The queen and her court. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Queen cells. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Queen cells. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Queen cells. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

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