PUBLICATIONS

Koch, H, Woodward, J, Langat, MK, Brown, MJK, Stevenson, PC (2019) Flagellum removal by a nectar metabolite inhibits infectivity of a bumblebee parasite. Current Biology, in press.

Mockler, BK, Kwong, WK, Moran, NA, Koch, H (2018) Microbiome structure influences infection by the parasite Crithidia bombi in bumble bees. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 84: e02335-17.

 

Koch, H, Stevenson, PC (2017) Do Linden trees kill bees? Reviewing the causes of bee deaths on Silver Linden (Tilia tomentosa). Biology Letters, 13: 20170484.

Folly, AJ, Koch, H, Stevenson, PC, Brown, MJF (2017) Larvae act as a transient transmission hub for the prevalent bumblebee parasite Crithidia bombiJournal of Invertebrate Pathology, 148: 81-85.

Koch, H, Brown, MJF, Stevenson, PC (2017) The role of disease in bee foraging ecology. Current Opinion in Insect Science, 21: 60-67.

Kwong, WK, Medina, LA, Koch, H, Sing, KW, Soh, EJY, Ascher, JS, Jaffé, R, Moran, NA (2017) Dynamic microbiome evolution in social bees. Science Advances, 3: e1600513.

Zheng H, Nishida A, Kwong WK, Koch H, Engel P, Steele MI, Moran NA (2016) Metabolism of toxic sugars by strains of the bee gut symbiont Gilliamella apicola. mBio, 7: e01326-16.

Engel P, Kwong WK, McFrederick Q, Anderson KE, Barribeau SM, Chandler JA, Cornman RS, Dainat J, de Miranda JR, Doublet V, Emery O, Evans JD, Farinelli L, Flenniken ML, Granberg F, Grasis JA, Gauthier L, Hayer J, Koch H, Kocher S, Martinson VG, Moran N, Munoz-Torres M, Newton I, Paxton RJ, Powell E, Sadd BM, Schmid-Hempel P, Schmid-Hempel R, Song SJ, Schwarz RS, vanEngelsdorp D, Dainat B. (2016) The bee microbiome: impact on bee health and model for evolution and ecology of host-microbe interactions. mBio 7: e02164-15.

 

Cariveau, DP, Powell, JE, Koch, H, Winfree, R, Moran, NA (2014) Variation in gut microbial communities and its association with pathogen infection in wild bumble bees (Bombus). The ISME Journal, 8: 2369-2379.

 

Kwong, WK, Engel, P, Koch, H, & Moran, NA (2014) Genomics and host specialization of honey bee and bumble bee gut symbionts. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111: 11509-11514.

 

McArt, SH, Koch, H, Irwin, RE, Adler, LS (2014) Arranging the bouquet of disease: floral traits and the transmission of plant and animal pathogens. Ecology Letters, 17: 624-636.

 

Martinson, VG, Magoc, T, Koch, H, Salzberg, SL, Moran, NA (2014) Genomic features of a bumble bee symbiont reflect its host environment. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 80: 3793-3803.

 

Koch, H, Abrol, DP, Li, J, Schmid-Hempel, P (2013) Diversity and evolutionary patterns of bacterial gut associates of corbiculate bees. Molecular Ecology, 22: 2028-2044.

 

Koch, H, Schmid-Hempel, P (2012) Gut microbiota instead of host genotype drive the specificity in the interaction of a natural host-parasite system. Ecology Letters, 15: 1095-1103.

 

Koch, H, Cisarovsky, G, Schmid-Hempel, P (2012) Ecological effects on gut bacterial communities in wild bumble bee colonies. Journal of Animal Ecology, 81: 1202-1210.

 

Cisarovsky, G, Koch, H, Schmid-Hempel, P (2012) A field study on the influence of food and immune priming on a bumblebee-gut parasite system. Oecologia, 170: 877-884.

 

Koch, H, Schmid-Hempel, P (2011) Socially transmitted gut microbiota protect bumble bees against an intestinal parasite. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 108: 19288-19292.

 

Koch, H, Schmid-Hempel, P (2011) Bacterial communities in central European bumblebees: low diversity and high specificity. Microbial Ecology, 62: 121-133.

 

Koch, H, Corcoran, C, Jonker, M (2011) Honeydew collecting in Malagasy stingless bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Meliponini) and observations on competition with invasive ants. African Entomology, 19: 36-41.

 

Koch, H (2010) Combining morphology and DNA barcoding resolves the taxonomy of Western Malagasy Liotrigona Moure, 1961 (Hymenoptera: Apidae: Meliponini). African Invertebrates, 51: 413-421.

 

Waser, NM, Price, MV, Alele, P, Baranyovits, A, Corcoran, C, Djagoun, CAMS, Nana, ED, Jonker, M,

Koch, H, Marialva, MP, Mateus, ARA, Musvuugwa, T, Mwema, M, Mwololo, M, Nuttman, C, Percival, G, Rakotonoely, H, Ramamonjisoa, N, Veríssimo, N, Voillemot, M, Wala, Z (2010) A preliminary early-season flower-visitation web for the Kirindy forest, Madagascar. Journal of Pollination Ecology, 2: 1-6.

© 2016 by Hauke Koch.

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