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