Christopher Moffat

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InstitutionUniversity of St Andrews
Postal addressNorth Haugh
St Andrews
KY16 9ST
United Kingdom
Office phone01334 464801
Mobile phone07843256893
Research interestsDeformed Wing Virus
 Bee pathogens/parasites
 Pesticide toxicity to bees
PublicationsChronic exposure to neonicotinoids increases neuronal vulnerability to mitochondrial dysfunction in the bumblebee (Bombus terrestris). Moffat C, Pacheco J G, Sharp S, Samson A J, Bollan K A, Huang J, Buckland S T, Connolly C N. 2015. FASEB.

Exposure to cholinergic pesticides causes mushroom body neuronal inactivation and deficits in olfactory learning in honeybees. 2013. Palmer M J, Moffat C, Saranzewa N, Harvey J, Wright G A, Connolly C N. Nature Communications.

Exposure to acetylcholinesterase inhibitors alters the physiology and motor function of honeybees. Williamson S M, Moffat C, Gommersall M A E, Saranzewa N, Connolly C N, Wright G A. 2013. Frontiers in Invertebrate Physiology

The microsporidian parasites Nosema ceranae and Nosema apis are widespread in honeybee (Apis mellifera) colonies across Scotland. 2012. Bollan K.A, Hothersall J.D, Moffat C, Durkacz J, Saranzewa N, Wright G.A, Raine N.E, Highet F, Connolly C N. Parisitology Research.