Jay Evans

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InstitutionUSDA-ARS Bee Research Laboratory
 
Postal addressBARC-East Bldg 306
Beltsville
MD
20705
United States of America
 
Office phone3015045143
E-mailjay.evans@ars.usda.gov
Alternative e-mailjay.d.evans@gmail.com
Webhttp://www.researcherid.com/rid/C-8408-2012
 
Job /  professional statusResearcher
 
Preferred COLOSS theme(s)   Pests & Pathogens,Pests & Pathogens
COLOSS Project(s)   BEEBOOK,BEEBOOK
COLOSS Taskforce(s)   Varroa control,Varroa control
 
Research interestshoney bee genomics
 varroa genomics
 immunity
 RNAi
 
PublicationsSchwarz, R.S., Evans, J.D. (2013) Single and mixed-species trypanosome and microsporidia infections elicit distinct, ephemeral cellular and humoral immune responses in honey bees, Devel Comp Immunol, 40:300-310.
Evans, J. D., S. J. Brown, K. J. J. Hackett, G. Robinson, S. Richards, D. Lawson, C. Elsik, J. Coddington, O. Edwards, S. Emrich, T. Gabaldon, M. Goldsmith, G. Hanes, B. Misof, M. Muñoz-Torres, O. Niehuis, A. Papanicolaou, M. Pfrender, M. Poelchau, M. Purcell-Miramontes, H. M. Robertson, O. Ryder, D. Tagu, T. Torres, E. Zdobnov, G. Zhang, and X. Zhou (2013) The i5K initiative: Advancing arthropod genomics for knowledge, human health, agriculture, and the environment. Journal of Heredity 104:595-600.
Evans, J. D., Chen, Y. P., Cornman, R.S., de, la, Rua, P., Foret, S., Foster, L., Genersch, E., Gisder, S., Jarosch, A., Kucharski, R., Lopez, D., Lun, C. M., Moritz, R. F. A., Maleszka, R., Muñoz, I., Pinto, M. A., Schwarz, R. S. (2013) Molecular protocols for Apis mellifera, Journal of Apicultural research 52, .
De Graaf, D. C., A. M. Alippi, K. Antúnez, K. A. Aronstein, G. Budge, D. De Koker, L. De Smet, D. W. Dingman, J. D. Evans, L. J. Foster, A. Fünfhaus, E. Garcia-Gonzalez, A. Gregorc, H. Human, K. D. Murray, B. K. Nguyen, L. Poppinga, M. Spivak, D. Van Engelsdorp, S. Wilkins, and E. Genersch. (2013) Standard methods for American foulbrood research. Journal of Apicultural Research 52.
Cornman, R.S. Lopez, D.R., Evans, J.D (2013) Transcriptional response of honey bee larvae infected with the bacterial pathogen Paenibacillus larvae, PLoS One, 8.
Cornman, R.S. Boncristiani, H. Dainat, B Chen, YP, vanEngelsdorp, D, Weaver, D, Evans, J.D. (2013) Population-genomic variation within RNA viruses of the Western honey bee, Apis mellifera, inferred from deep sequencing, BMC Genomics, 14.
Chen, Y. P., J. S. Pettis, Y. Zhao, X. Liu, L. J. Tallon, L. D. Sadzewicz, R. Li, H. Zheng, S. Huang, X. Zhang, M. C. Hamilton, S. F. Pernal, A. P. Melathopoulos, X. Yan, and J. D. Evans (2013) Genome sequencing and comparative genomics of honey bee microsporidia, Nosema apis reveal novel insights into host-parasite interactions. BMC Genomics 14.
Cabrera Cordon, A; Shirk, P, Duehl, A; Donohue, K; Grozinger, C; Evans, JD; Teal, P (2013) Genomic organization and reproductive regulation of a Carrier/Storage protein in the Varroa mite, Varroa destructor (Anderson & Trueman) Insect Molecular Biology 22(5):505-22.
Cabrera Cordon, A; Shirk, P, Duehl, A; Evans, JD; Teal, P (2013) Variable induction of vitellogenin genes in the varroa mite, Varroa destructor (Anderson & Trueman) by the honeybee host and Its environment, Insect Molecular Biology, 22(1):88-103.
Chaimanee, V., Pettis, J.S., Chen, Y., Evans, J.D., Khongphinitbunjong, K., Chantawannakul, P. (2013) Susceptibility of four different honey bee species to Nosema ceranae. Veterinary parasitology 193:260-265.
Chen, Y. and J. D. Evans. 2012. RNAi in treating honey bee diseases. American Bee Journal 152:1171-1173.
Li, J., Qin, H.. Wu, J., Sadd, B.M., Wang, X., Evans, J.D., Peng, W., Chen, Y.P. (2012) The prevalence of parasites and pathogens in Asian honeybees, Apis cerana, in China, PlosOne, 7(11): e47955.
Teixeira, E. W., Chen, Y. P., Message, D., Boncristiani, H. F., Pettis, J. S., & Evans, J. D. (2012) Israeli acute paralysis virus in Africanized honey bees in southeastern Brazilian Apiaries, J. Apic. Research 51(3): 282 – 284.
Cornman, R.S., Bennett, Evans, J.D., Murray, D., Elsik, C., Aronstein, K.A. (2012) Transcriptome analysis of the honey bee fungal pathogen, Ascosphaera apis: implications for host pathogenesis, BMC Genomics, 13:285.
Cornman, R.S., Tarpy, D.R., Chen, Y-P., Jeffreys, L., Lopez, D., Pettis, J.S., vanEngelsdorp, D., Evans, J.D. (2012) Pathogen webs in collapsing honey bee colonies, PloS One, 7(8):e43562.
Ellis, J., Gregorc, A., Evans, J. D., Scharf, M. (2012) Impacts of pesticides and Varroa mite exposure on honey bee (Apis mellifera) larval gene expression, J. Insect Physiology, 58(8):1042-9.
Chaimanee, V., Chantawannakul, P., Chen, Y., Evans, J.D., Pettis, J.S. (2012) Differential expression of immune genes of adult honey bee (Apis mellifera) after inoculated by Nosema ceranae. Journal of insect Physiology 58:1090-1095.
Dainat, B., Evans, J. D., Chen, Y. P., Laurent, G., and Neumann, P. (2012) Dead or alive: Deformed wing virus and Varroa destructor reduce the life span of winter honey bees, Applied Environ Microbiol. 78:981-987.
Zhang, X., He, S. Y., Evans, J. D., Pettis, J., Yin, G. F., and Chen, Y. P. (2012) New evidence that Deformed wing virus and Black queen cell virus are multi-host pathogens, J. Invert Pathol, 109:156-159.
Dainat, B., Evans, J. D., Chen, Y. P., Laurent, G., and Neumann, P. (2012) Predictive makers of honey bee colony collapse, PLoS One 7(2): e32151.
Boncristiani, H., Underwood, R., Schwarz, R., Evans, J.D., Pettis, J., vanEngelsdorp, D. (2012) Direct effect of acaricides on pathogen loads and gene expression levels of honey bee Apis mellifera, J. Insect Physiol. 58(5):613-20.
di Prisco, G., X. Zhang, F. Pennacchio, E. Caprio, J. Li, J. D. Evans, G. DeGrandi-Hoffman, M. Hamilton,Y. P. Chen (2011) Dynamics of persistent and acute deformed wing virus infections in honey bees, Apis mellifera. Viruses 3:2425-2441.
Dainat, B., J. D. Evans, Y. P. Chen,P. Neumann (2011) Sampling and RNA quality for diagnosis of honey bee viruses using quantitative PCR. Journal of Virological Methods 174:150-152.
Evans, J. D. (2011) Managed pollinator CAP coordinated agricultural project - Genetic toolkits for bee health. American Bee Journal 151:351-353.
Antúnez, K., M. Anido, D. Arredondo, J. D. Evans,P. Zunino (2011) Paenibacillus larvae enolase as a virulence factor in honeybee larvae infection. Veterinary Microbiology 147:83-89.
Robinson, G. E., K. J. Hackett, M. Purcell-Miramontes, S. J. Brown, J. D. Evans, M. R. Goldsmith, D. Lawson, J. Okamuro, H. M. Robertson,D. J. Schneider (2011). Creating a buzz about insect genomes. Science 331:1386.
Chan, Q., Cornman, R. S. Birol, I. Liao, N. Chan, S. Docking, T. R. Jackman, S. Taylor, G. Jones, S. de Graaf, D. Evans, J.D. Foster, L. (2011) Updated genome assembly and annotation of Paenibacillus larvae, the agent of American foulbrood disease of honey bees. BMC Genomics, 16:12:450.
Evans, J. D., Schwarz, R.S. (2011) Bees brought to their knees; microbes affecting honey bee health, Trends in Microbiology 12:614-20.
Chen, Y.P., Evans, J. D., and Pettis, J. S. (2011) The presence of Chronic bee paralysis virus infection in honey bees (Apis mellifera L.) in the U.S. Journal of Apicultural Research 50:85-86.
Cornman, R. S., Schatz, M. C., Johnston, J. S., Chen, Y. P., Pettis, J. S., Hunt, G.; Lanie, B., Elsik, C., Anderson, D., Grozinger, C. M., and Evans, J. D. (2010) Genomic survey of the ectoparasitic mite Varroa destructor, a major pest of the honey bee Apis mellifera, BMC Genomics 11:602.
Boncristiani, H., Li, J. L., Evans, J.D., and Chen, Y.P. (2010) Scientific note on PCR inhibitors in the compound eyes of honey bees, Apis mellifera, Apidologie 42:457-460.
di Prisco, G., Pennacchio, F., Emilio, C., Boncristiani, H., Evans, J.D., Chen, Y.P. (2010) Varroa destructor is an effective vector of Israeli Acute Paralysis Virus in honey bees, Apis mellifera, J. General Virology, 92:151–155.
Lounsberry, Z., Spiewok, S., Pernal, S., Sonstegard, T., Pettis, J., Neumann, P., Evans, J.D. (2010) Worldwide diaspora of the small hive beetle, Aethina tumida, a parasite of honey bees, Apis mellifera, Annals Ent Soc. Amer. 104:671-677.
vanEngelsdorp, D., Speybroeck, N., Evans, J.D., Nguyen, B.K., Mullin, C., Frazier, M., Frazier, J., Cox-Foster, D., Chen, Y.P., Tarpy, D. R., Haubruge, E., Pettis, J. S., Saegerman, C. (2010) Identification of risk factors associated with bee Colony Collapse Disorder by classification and regression tree analysis. J. Econ Entomol, 103:1517-1523.
Paldi, N., Glick, E. Oliva, M., Zilberberg, Y., Aubin, L. Pettis, J.S., Chen, Y.P. Evans, J.D. (2010) Effective gene silencing of a microsporidian parasite associated with honey bee (Apis mellifera) colony declines, Applied Environmental Microbiology, 76:5960-5964.
Evans, J.D., Boncristiani, H., jr., Chen, Y. (2010) Scientific note on mass collection and hatching of honey bee embryos, Apidologie, 41:654-656.
The International Aphid Genomics Consortium (2010) Genome sequence of the Pea Aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum: Adaptation to host plants and symbiotic bacteria, Plos Biology, 8(2):e1000313. 2010.
Antúnez, K., Evans, J.D., Zunino, P. (2010) Secreted and immunogenic proteins produced by the honey bee bacterial pathogen, Paenibacillus larvae, Veterinary Microbiology, 141:385-389.
Gerardo, N.M., Altincicek, B., Anselme,, C., Atamian, H., Barribeau, S., de Vos, M., Evans, J.D., Gabaldon, T., Ghanim, M., Heddi, A., Kaloshian, I., Latorre, A., Monegat, C., Moya, A., Nakabachi, A., Parker, B., Pérez-Brocal,, V., Pignatelli, M., Rahbé, Y., Ramsey, J., Tamames, J., Tamarit, D., Tamborindeguy,, C., Vilcinskas, A., (2010) Immunity and defense in pea aphids, Acyrthosiphon pisum, Genome Biology, 11:R21. 2010.
Frazier, M., Eluid, M., Conklin, T., Schmehl, D. Torto, B., Frazier, J., Tumlinson, J., Evans, J.D., Raina, S. (2010) A scientific note on Varroa mites found in East Africa: Threat or opportunity? Apidologie, 41:463-465.
The Nasonia Genome Working Group (2010) Functional and evolutionary insights from the genomes of three parasitoid Nasonia species, Science 327 (5963), 343-348.
Rose, R., J. Hayes, J. Pettis, D. Vanengelsdorp, K. Rennich, R. O. B. Snyder, M. Andee, N. Patel, K. Roccasecca, N. Rice, D. Lopez, J. Evans,V. Levi. 2010. The national honey bee disease and pest survey: 2009-2010 pilot study. American Bee Journal 150:1033-1035.
Genersch, E, Evans, J.D., Fries, I. (2010) Honey bee disease overview, Journal Invert. Pathol. 103, S2-S4.
Evans, J.D., Spivak, M. (2010) Socialized Medicine: Individual and communal disease barriers in honey bees, Journal Invert. Pathol. 103, S62-S72.
Ellis, J., Evans, J.D., Pettis, J.S. (2010) Colony losses, managed colony population decline, and Colony Collapse Disorder in the United States, J. Apicultural Res, 49(1) 134-136.
Peyretaillade, E. Gonçalves, O., Terrat, S., Dugat-Bony, E., Wincker, P., Cornman, R.S., Evans, J.D., Delbac, F., Peyret, P. (2009) Identification of transcriptional signals in Encephalitozoon cuniculi widespread among Microsporidia phylum: support for accurate structural genome annotation, BMC Genomics, 10:607.
Simone, M., Evans, J.D., Spivak, M. (2009) Resin collection and social immunity in honey bees, Evolution, 63, 3016-3022.
Evans, J.D. (2009) Host-parasite interactions: resist or tolerate but never stop running, Biology Letters, 5(6) 721-722.
Evans, J.D., Chen, Y.P., di Prisco, G., Pettis, J.S., Williams, V. (2009) Bee cups: Single-use cages for honey bee experiments, J. Apicultural Res, 48(4) 300-302.
Antúnez, K., Anido, M., Schlapp, G., Evans, J.D., Zunino, P. (2009) Characterization of secreted proteases of Paenibacillus larvae, potential virulence factors involved in honeybee larval infection, Journal Invert Pathol, 102(2) 129-132.
Johnson, R.M., Evans, J.D., Robinson, G.E., Berenbaum, M.R. (2009) Changes in Gene Expression Relating to Colony Collapse Disorder in honey bees, Apis mellifera, Proceedings of the Natl. Academy of Sciences, USA,106 (35) 14790-14795.
vanEngelsdorp, D., Evans, J.D., Saegerman, C., Mullin, C., Haubruge, E., Nguyen, B. K.. Frazier, M., Frazier, J., Cox-Foster, D., Chen, Y., Underwood, R., Tarpy, D.R., Pettis. J. S. (2009) Colony Collapse Disorder: a descriptive study, PLoS ONE 4 (8), art. no. e6481.
Chen, Y.P., Evans, J. D., Zhou, L., Boncristiani, H., Kimura, K., Xiao, T. Q. G. Litkowski, A. M., and Pettis, J. S. (2009) Asymmetrical coexistence of Nosema ceranae and N. apis in honey bees, Journal Invert. Pathol., 101 (3), pp. 204-209.
Viljakainen, L., Evans, J.D., Hasselmann, M., Rueppel, O., Tingek, S. Pamilo, P. (2009) Rapid evolution of immune proteins in social insects, Mol. Biol. Evol, 26 (8), pp. 1791-1801.
Cornman, R.S., Street, C., Chen, Y., Zhao, Y., Schatz, M., Salzberg, S., Egholm, M, Hutchison, S., Pettis, J.S., Lipkin, W.I., Evans, J.D. (2009) Genomic analyses of the microsporidian Nosema ceranae, an emerging parasite of honey bees, PLoS Pathogens5(6): e1000466. doi:10.1371/journal.ppat.1000466.
Chen, Y.P., Evans, J.D., Murphy, C.A., Gutell R., Zuker, M., Gundersen-Rindal, D.E., and Pettis, J. S. (2009) Morphological, molecular, and phylogenetic characterization of Nosema ceranae, a microsporidian parasite isolated from the European honey bee Apis mellifera, Journal Eukaryotic Microbiology, 56(2), 142-147.
Rehner, S., Evans, J.D.(2009) Microsatellite loci for the fungus, Ascosphaera apis, cause of honey bee chalkbrood disease, Molecular Ecology Resources, 9(3) 855-858.
vanEngelsdorp, D., Evans, J.D., Donovall, L., Mullin, C., Frazier, M., Frazier, J., Pettis, J., Tarpy, D.R. (2009) Entombed pollen: a new condition in honey bee colonies associated with increased risk of colony mortality, Journal Invert. Pathol. 101(2): 147-149.
Palacios, G.P., Hui, J, Qan, PL, Kalkstein, A., Hokavuori, K.S., Bussetti, A.V., Conlan, S., Evans, J.D., Chen, Y.P., van Engelsdorp, D., Efrat, H., Pettis, J., Cox-Foster, D., Holmes, E.C., Briese, T., Lipkin, W.I. (2008) Genetic analysis of Israeli acute paralysis virus: distinct clusters are circulating in the United States, Journal Virology 82: 6209-6217.
Navajas, M., Migeon, A., Alaux, C., Cros-Arteil, S., Martin-Magniette, M.L., Robinson, G.E., Evans, J.D., Crauser, D., Le Conte, Y. (2008) Differential gene expression of the honey bee Apis mellifera associated with Varroa destructor infection, BMC Genomics 9(1):301
Teixeira, E.W., Chen, Y.P., Message, D., Pettis, J., Evans, J.D. (2008) Virus infections in Brazilian honey bees, Journal Invert. Pathol. 99: 117-119.
Evans, J.D., Spiewok, S., Teixeira, E.W., Neumann, P. (2008) Microsatellite loci for the small hive beetle, Aethina tumida, a nest parasite of honey bees, Molecular Ecology Resources, 8: 698-700..
Tribolium Genome Sequencing Consortium (2008) The first genome sequence of a beetle, Tribolium castaneum, a model for insect development and pest biology, Nature, 452, 949 - 955.
Chen, Y.P., Evans, J.D., Smith, I. B.; and Pettis, J. S. (2008). Nosema ceranae is a long-present and wide-spread microsporidian infection of the European honey bee (Apis mellifera) in the United States. Journal Invertebrate Pathology 92:152-159.
Chen, Y.P, Evans, J.D. (2007) Historical presence of Israeli Acute Paralysis Virus in honey bees from the United States, American Bee Journal, 147, 1027-1028.
Sackton, T.B., Lazzaro, B.P., Schlenke, T.A., Evans, J.D., Hultmark, D., Clark, A.G. (2007) Dynamic evolution of the innate immune system in Drosophila, Nature Genetics, 12, 1461-1468.
Drosophila Genome Sequencing Consortium (2007) Evolution of genes and genomes on the Drosophila phylogeny, Nature, 450(7167):203-18.
Cox-Foster, D.L., Conlan, S., Holmes, E.C., Palacios, G., Evans, J.D., Moran, N.A., Quan, P., Briese, T., Hornig, M., Geiser, D.M., Martinson, V., vanEngelsdorp, D., Kalkstein, A.L., Drysdale, A., Hui, J., Zhai, J., Cui, L., Hutchison, S.K., Simons, J.F., Egholm, M., Pettis, J.S., Lipkin, W.I.(2007) A metagenomic survey of microbes in honey bee colony collapse disorder, Science, 318, 283-287.
Zou, Z., Evans, J.D., Lu, Z., Zhao, P., Williams, M., Sumapthipala, NH., Hetru, C., Hultmark, D., Jiang, H. (2007) Comparative genomic analysis of the Tribolium immune system, Genome Biology, 8, R177.
Evans, J.D., Pettis, J.S., Smith, I.B., (2007) Diagnostic genetic test for the honey bee tracheal mite, Acarapis woodi, J. Apicult. Research,46(3), 195-197.
Moritz, R.F.A. and Evans, J.D. (2007) Honey bee genomics and breeding for resistance to viral infections, in Aubert, M. and Moritz, R.F.A, eds. Bee Research and Virology, European Union Research Programme.
Weaver, D.B., Anzola, J.M., Evans, J.D., Reese, J., Childs, K.L. Reid, J., Zdobnov, E., Samanta, M., Miller, J., Elsik, C.G. (2007) Computational and transcriptional evidence for microRNAs in the honeybee genome, Genome Biology, 8:6:R97.
Chen, Y., Evans, J.D., Hamilton, M., Feldlaufer, M. (2007) The influence of RNA integrity on the detection of honey bee viruses: Molecular assessment of different sample storage methods, J. Invert Pathology,46, 81-87.
Decanini, L.I., Collins, A.M., Evans, J.D. (2007) Variation and heritability in immune-gene expression by diseased honey bees. J. Heredity, 98, 195-201.
Haddad, N., Migdadi, H., Evans, J., Pettis, J. (2007) Genetic structure of Varroa mite populations in Apis mellifera syriaca, Adv. Environ. Biol. 1, 1-3.
de Graaf, D.C., Alippi, A.M., Brown, M. , Evans, J.D., Feldlaufer, M., Gregorc, A., Hornitzky, M., Pernal, S.F., Schuch, D.M.T., Titĕra, D., Tomkies, V. Ritter, W. (2006) Diagnosis of American foulbrood in honey bees: A synthesis and proposed analytical protocols, Letters in Applied Microbiology,43:583-590.
Honey Bee Genome Sequencing Consortium (2006) Insights into social insects from the genome of the honeybee Apis mellifera, Nature 443, 931-949.
Robinson, G.E, Evans, J.D., Maleszka, R., Robertson, H.M., Weaver, D.B, Worley, K. Gibbs, R.A., Weinstock, G.M. (2006) Sweetness and Light: Illuminating the honey bee genome, Insect Molecular Biology, 15:535-536.
Qin, X, Evans, J.D., Aronstein, K.A., Murray, K.D, Weinstock, G.M. (2006) Genome sequences of the honey bee pathogens Paenibacillus larvae and Ascosphaera apis, Insect Molecular Biology, 15:715-718.
Evans, J.D., Aronstein, K.A., Chen, Y., Hetru, C., Imler, J-L., Jiang, H., Kanost, M., Thompson, G., Zou, Z., Hultmark, D. (2006) Immune pathways and defence mechanisms in honey bees Apis mellifera. Insect Molecular Biology, 15:645-656.
Cristino, A.S., Nunes, F., Lobo, C., Bitondi, M.M.G. Simões, Z.L.P., Evans, J.D., Hartfelder, K. (2006) Caste development and reproduction: a genome-wide analysis of hallmarks of insect eusociality. Insect Molecular Biology, 15:703-714.
Collins, A.M., Caperna, T., Garrett, W., Williams, V., Evans, J.D. (2006) Proteomic analyses of male contributions to honey bee sperm storage and mating, Insect Molecular Biology, 15:541-550.
Peiren N, de Graaf D.C., Evans, J.D., Jacobs F.J. (2006) Genomic and transcriptional analysis of protein heterogeneity of the honeybee venom allergen Api m 6. Insect Molecular Biology, 15:577-582.
Wheeler, D.E., Buck, N., Evans, J.D. (2006) Expression of insulin pathway genes during the period of caste determination in the honey bee, Apis mellifera, Insect Molecular Biology, 15:597-602.
Zou, Z., Lopez, D.L., Kanost, M.R., Evans, J.D., Jiang, H. (2006) Comparative analysis of serine protease-related genes in the honey bee genome: possible involvement in embryonic development and innate immunity, Insect Molecular Biology, 15:603-614.
Evans, J.D. (2006) Beepath: An ordered quantitative-PCR array for exploring honey bee immunity and disease, J. Invert. Pathol 93, 135-139.
Evans, J.D., Armstrong, T.A. (2006) Antagonistic interactions between honey bee bacterial symbionts and implications for disease, BMC Ecology 6:4.
Chen, Y.P., Evans, J.D., Feldlaufer, M.F. (2006) Horizontal and vertical transfer of honey bee viruses, Journal. Invert Pathology, 92, 152-159.
Evans, J.D., Maleszka, R., Robertson, H.M., Robinson, G.E., Weaver, D.B. (2006) Genome alert. Apidologie, 37, V-VI.
Evans, J.D., Pettis, J.S. (2005) Colony-level impacts of immune responsiveness in honey bees, Apis mellifera. Evolution, 59(10), 2270-2274.
Evans, J.D., Armstrong, T.A. (2005) Selective screening for honey bee bacterial symbionts that inhibit a key pathogen, Paenibacillus larvae, J. Apic Research, 44: 168-171.
Evans, J.D. (2005) Beenome-mania: How will the Honey Bee Genome Project Help Beekeepers?, Bee World, 86(2) 25-26.
Gregory, P.G., Evans, J.D., Rinderer, T., de Guzman, L. (2005) Conditional immune-gene suppression of honey bees parasitized by Varroa mites, J. Insect Science, 5, 7.
Solignac, M, Cornuet, J-M, Vautrin, D., Le Conte, Y., Anderson, D., Evans, J.D., Cros-Arteil, S., Navajas, M. (2005) The invasive Korea and Japan types of Varroa destructor, ectoparasitic mites of the Western honey bee (Apis mellifera), are two partially isolated clones, Proc. Royal Society, Series B, 272, 411-420.
Chen, Y.; Zhao, Y., Hammond, J.; Hsu, H.T.; Evans, J.D.; Feldlaufer, M.F. (2004) Multiple virus infections in the honey bee and genome divergence of honey bee viruses, J. Invert Pathol, 87, 84-93.
Evans, J.D., Lopez, D.L. (2004) Bacterial probiotics induce an immune response in the honey bee (Hymenoptera:Apidae), J. Econ. Entomology, 97,752-756.
Evans, J.D., Shearman, D.B., Oldroyd, B.P. (2004) Molecular basis of sex determination in haplodiploids, Trends Ecol Evol, 19, 1-3.
Chen, Y, Pettis, J.S., Evans, J.D., Kramer, M., Feldlaufer, M.F. (2004) Transmission of Kashmir Bee Virus by the ectoparasitic mite Varroa destructor Anderson and Trueman. Apidologie 35, 441-448.
Evans, J.D. (2004) Transcriptional immune response by honey bee larvae during invasion by the bacterial pathogen, Paenibacillus larvae. J. Invert Pathol, 85, 105-111.
Collins, A.M., Williams, V., Evans, J.D. (2004) Sperm storage and antioxidative enzyme expression in the honey bee, Apis mellifera. Insect Molecular Biology, 13, 141-146.
Evans, J.D. (2003) Diverse origins of oxytetracycline resistance in the honey bee pathogen Paenibacillus larvae. J. Invert Pathol, 83, 46-50.
Evans, J.D., Weaver, D.B. (2003) Beenome soon: Honey bees as a model ‘non-model’ system for comparative genomics, Comp. Funct. Genomics, 4, 351-352.
Evans, J.D., Pettis, J.S., Hood, W.M, Shimanuki, (2003) Tracking an invasive honey bee pest: Mitochondrial DNA variation in North American small hive beetles. Apidologie, 34(2), 103-109.
Evans, J.D., Gundersen-Rindal, D. (2003) Beenomes to Bombyx: Future directions in applied insect genomics. Genome Biology, 4, 107.
Evans, J.D., Lopez, D.L. (2002) Complete mitochondrial DNA sequence of the important honey bee pest, Varroa destructor (Acari:Varroidae). Exp. Appl. Acarology, 7, 69-78.
Evans, J.D. (2001) Genetic evidence for coinfection of honey bees by acute bee paralysis and Kashmir bee viruses. J. Invert. Pathol, 78, 189-193.
Evans, J.D. (2001) Gene-expression approach to larval health and development in honey bees, in Moritz, R.F.A., ed., Molecular mechanisms of disease tolerance in honey bees, Bee Research Institute; Czech Republic, 43-50.
Evans, J.D., Pettis, J., and Sonstegard, T. (2001) Use of microsatellite DNA loci to infer genetic structure in the honey bee parasitic mite Varroa destructor, in Moritz, R.F.A., ed., Molecular mechanisms of disease tolerance in honey bees, Bee Research Institute; Czech Republic, 37-42.
Evans, J.D., and Wheeler, D. E. (2001). Gene expression and the evolution of insect polyphenisms. BioEssays, 23(1), 62-68.
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