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Gene Robinson

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  • Advisor
  • Child & Brain Development

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About

Entomologist Gene Robinson has made a wide range of fundamental advances in elucidating the endocrine, neural and genetic regulation of behaviour at the individual and whole-colony levels in honey bees.

He has significantly advanced the understanding of the role of genes, hormones and neurochemicals in the mechanisms and evolution of social behaviour.

Awards

  • NIH Pioneer Award, 2009
  • Member, National Academy of Sciences, 2005
  • Fellow, American Academy of Arts & Sciences, 2004
  • Guggenheim Fellowship, 2003
  • Burroughs Wellcome Innovation Award in Functional Genomics, 2000

Relevant Publications

  • Robinson, G. "Regulation of Division of Labor in Insect Societies." Annual Review of Entomology 37 (1992): 637–65.

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