Yanping (Judy) Chen

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InstitutionBee Research Laboratory, Beltsville Area, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture

 
Postal address10300 Baltimore Ave.
Beltsville
Maryland
20705
United States of America
 
Office phone301-972-4921
E-mailjudy.chen@ars.usda.gov
 
Job /  professional statusResearcher
 
Preferred COLOSS theme(s)   Pests & Pathogens,Environment,Diversity & Conservation
COLOSS Project(s)   Monitoring,BEEBOOK,Beekeeping
COLOSS Taskforce(s)   Varroa control,Sustainable bee breeding,CSI Pollen,Apitox
 
Research interestsBee Pathology
 Bee Genetics and Genomics
 Pest and disease control
 
PublicationsSCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS (LAST FIVE YEARS)

1. Li, Z. G., Su, S. K., Hamilton, M., Yan, L, M., and Chen, Y. P. (2014) The ability to cause infection in a pathogenic fungus uncovers a new biological feature of honey bee viruses. J. Inverteb. Pathol. 120:18–22.
2. Zheng, H. Q., and Chen, Y. P. Detection of Spiroplasma melliferum in honey bee colonies. J. Inverteb. Pathol. (in press).
3. Li, J. L., Cornman, R. S., Evans, J. D., Pettis, J. S., Zhao, Y., Murphy, C., Peng, W. J., Wu, J., Boncristiani Jr., H. F., Zhou, L., Chen, Y. P. (2014) Systemic spread and propagation of a plant pathogenic virus in European honey bees, Apis mellifera. mBIO 5(1):e00898-13. doi:10.1128/mBio.00898-13.
4. Huang, S. K., Csaki, T., Doublet, V., Dussaubat, C., Evans, J. D., Gajda, A. M., Gregorc, A., Hamilton, M. C., Kamler, M., Lecocq, A., Muz, M. N., Neumann, P., Özkirim, A., Schiesser, A., Sohr, A. R., Tanner, G., Tozkar, C. Ö., Williams, G. R., Wu, L., Zheng, H. Q., Chen, Y. P. (2014). Evaluation of Cage Designs and Feeding Regimes for Honey Bee (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Laboratory Experiments. J. Econ. Entomol. 107(1):54-62.
5. DeGrandi-Hoffman, G. Chen, Y. P., and Simonds, R. (2013) The effects of pesticides on queen rearing and virus titers in honey bees (Apis mellifera L.). Insects. 4: 71-89. doi:10.3390/insects4010071.
6. Li, Z. G., Chen, Y. P., Zhang, S. W., Chen, S. G., Li, W. F., 1, Yan, L. M., Shi, L. G., Wu, L., Sohr, A., and Songkun Su, S. K., (2013). Israeli acute paralysis virus affects sucrose responsiveness and homing ability of forager bees, Apis mellifera. PLoS ONE 8(10): e77354. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0077354.
7. Chen, Y. P. and Evans, J. D. (2013) RNAi in Treating Honey Bee Diseases. American Bee Journal/Bee Culture. 152 (12):1171-1173.
8. Cornman, R. S., Boncristiani, H., Dainat, B., Chen, Y. P., vanEngelsdorp, D., Weaver, D., and Evans, J. D. (2013). Population-genomic variation within RNA viruses of the Western honey bee, Apis mellifera, inferred from deep sequencing. BMC Genomics. 14:154. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-14-154.
9. Chen, Y. P., Pettis , J. S., Zhao, Y., Cornman, R. S., Hamilton1, M. C., Tallon, L. L., Sadzewicz, D. L., Ye, J., Li, R. H., Yan, X. H., Pernal, S., Melathopoulos, A., and Evans. J. D. (2013). Genome sequencing and comparative genomics of honey bee microsporidia parasite, Nosema apis reveal novel insights into host-parasite interactions. BMC Genomics. 14:451. DOI: 10.1186/1471-2164-14-451.
10. Boncristiani, H. F., Evans, J. D., Chen, Y.P., Pettis, J., Murphy, C., Lopez, D. L., Simone-Finstrom, M., Strand, M., Tarpy, D. R., and Rueppell, O. (2013) In Vitro Infection of Pupae with Israeli Acute Paralysis Virus Suggests Disturbance of Transcriptional Homeostasis in Honey Bees (Apis mellifera). PLoS ONE 8(9): e73429. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0073429.
11. Chaimanee, V., Chantawannakul, P., Chen, Y. P., Evans, J. D., and Pettis, J. S. (2013) Effects of host age on susceptibility to infection and immune-gene expression in honey bee queens (Apis mellifera) inoculated with Nosema ceranae. Apidologie. 1-13. DOI: 10.1007/s13592-013-0258-x.
12. Chaimanee, V., Khantawannakul. P., Chen, Y. P., Jay D. Evans, J. D., and Pettis, J. S., (2012). Differential expression of immunity in different honeybee species after infected by Nosema ceranae. J. Int. Physiol. 58:1090-1095.
13. Chaimanee, V., Pettis, J. S., Chen, Y. P., Jay D. Evans, J. D., Khongphinitbunjong, K., and Chantawannakul, P. (2013) Susceptibility of four different honey bee species to Nosema ceranae. Veterinary Parasitology. 170(3-4): 212-217.
14. Chen, Y. P., Nakashima, N., Christian, P., Bonning, B. C., Valles, S. M., Lightner, D. Dicistrovidae in book “Virus Taxonomy, 9th”. (eds by King, A. M., Adams, M. J., Carstens, E. B., and Lefkowitz, E. J). Pp.840-845. 2012. Elsevier Academic Press.
15. Chen, Y. P., Nakashima, N., Christian, P., Bonning, B. C., Valles, S. M., Lightner, D. (2012) Iflaviridae in book “Virus Taxonomy, 9th” (eds by King, A. M., Adams, M. J., Carstens, E. B., and Lefkowitz, E. J). Pp.846-849. Elsevier Academic Press.
16. Dainat, B., Evans, J., Chen, Y. P., Gauthier, L., and Neumann, P. (2012) Dead or alive: Deformed Wing Virus and Varroa destructor reduce the life span of winter honey bees. Appli. Environ. Microbiol. 78(4): 981-987. doi: 10.1128/AEM.06537-11.
17. Dainat, B., Evans, J., Chen, Y. P., Gauthier, L., and Neumann, P. (2012) Predictive markers of honey bee colony collapse. PlosOne 7(2):e32151. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0032151.
18. DeGrandi-Hoffman, G. Chen, Y. P., and Simonds, R. (2013) The effects of chlorpyrifos alone and with an added fungicide on queen rearing and virus titers in honey bees (Apis mellifera L.). Insects. 4: 71-89. doi:10.3390/insects4010071
19. Drummond, F., Aronstein, K., Chen, J., Ellis, J., Evans, J., Ostiguy, N., Sheppard, W., Spivak, M., Visscher, K. (2012) The First Two Years of the Stationary Hive Project: Abiotic Site Effects. Am. Bee J. 369-374.
20. Li, J. L., Qing, H. R., Peng, W. J., and Chen, Y. P. (2012) The prevalence of parasites and virus in Asian honey bee, Apis cerana. PlosOne 7(11) e47955.
21. Teixeira, E.W., Chen, Y. P., Message, D., Boncristiani, H.F., Pettis, J. S., and Evans, J.D. (2012) Israeli acute paralysis virus in Africanized honey bees in southeastern Brazilian Apiaries. J. Api. Res. 51(3): 282-284.
22. Zhang, X., Chen, Y. P., He, S. Y., (2012) A review of bee virology progress. J. Appli. Entomol. 49(5) :1095—1116.
23. Zhang X., He, S. Y., and Chen, Y. P. (2012) Profile of American pollination business. Apiculture of China. 5:36-40.
24. Zhang, X., He, S. Y., Evans, D. J., Pettis, S. J., Yin, G. F., and Chen, Y. P. (2012) New Evidence that Deformed Wing Virus and Black Queen Cell Virus are Multi-host Pathogens. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 109:156-159.
25. 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., Ryan Schwarz, R. (2012) Molecular protocols for Apis mellifera in COLOSS BeeBook (www.ibra.org.uk/articles/JAR-52-1-2013-BEEBOOK) and (www.coloss.org/beebook).
26. de Miranda, R., Bailey, L., Ball, B.V., Blanchard, P., Budge, G., Chejanovsky, N., Chen, Y. P., van Dooremalen, C., Gauthier, L., Genersch, E., de Graaf, D., Kramer, M., Ribière, M., Ryabov, E., De Smet, L. , van der Steen, J.J.M. (2012) Standard methodologies for virus research in Apis mellifera in COLOSS BeeBook (www.ibra.org.uk/articles/JAR-52-1-2013-BEEBOOK) and (www.coloss.org/beebook).
27. Fries, I., Chauzat, M-P., Chen, Y. P., Doublet, V., Genersch, E., Gisder, S., Higes, M., McMahon, D. P., Martín-Hernández, R., Natsopoulou, M. E., Paxton, R. J., Tanner, G., Webster, T. C., Williams, G. R. (2012) Standard methodologies for Nosema apis and N. ceranae research in Apis mellifera in COLOSS BeeBook (www.ibra.org.uk/articles/JAR-52-1-2013-BEEBOOK) and (www.coloss.org/beebook).
28. Boncristiani, H. F., Li, J. L., Evans, J. D., Pettis, J. S., and Chen, Y. P. (2011) Scientific not on PCR inhibitors in the compound eyes of honey bee. Apidologie. 42:457–460. DOI: 10.1007/s13592-011-0009-9.
29. Chaimanee, V., Chen, Y. P., Pettis, J. S., Cornman, R. S., and Chantawannakul, P. (2011) Phylogenetic analysis of Nosema ceranae isolated from European and Asian honeybees in Northern Thailand. J. Invertebr. Pathol 107(3):229-233.
30. Chen, Y. P. (2011) Viruses and viral diseases of honey bee, Apis mellifera in “Recent Advances in Entomological Research: From Molecular Biology to Pest Management” (eds by Liu, T. X. and Kang, L). Pp. 105-120. Springer Heidelberg Dordrecht London New York.
31. Chen, Y. P., Becnel, J. J., and Valles, S. M. (2011). RNA Viruses Infecting Pest Insects in Book “Insect pathology, 2nd ed” (F. E. Vega and H. K. Kaya, Eds). Pp. 133-220. Elsevier Academic Press. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-384984-7.00005-1
32. de Miranda, J. R., Gauthier, L., Ribière, M., Chen, Y. P. (2011) Honey bee viruses and their effects on bee and colony health in book “Honey Bee Colony Health: Challenges and Sustainable Solution” (eds. by Sammataro, D. and Yoder, J. A) Pp. 71-102. CRC Press Taylor&Francis Group.
33. de Miranda, J. R., Chen, Y. P., Ribière, M., and Gauthier, L. (2011) Varroa and Viruses in book “Varroa – still a problem in the 21st century?” (ed by Carreck N. L.) Pp. 11-31. IBBA.
34. di Prisco, G., Zhang, X., Pennacchio, F., Caprio, E., Li, J., Evans, J., DeGrandi-Hoffman, G., Hamilton, M., and Chen, Y. P. (2011). Viral Dynamics of Persistent and Acute Virus Infections in Honey Bees, Apis mellifera. Viruses 2011, 3(12), 2425-2441.
35. Evans, D. J., Lopes, D., Smith, B. I., Pettis, J. S., and Chen, Y. P. (2011). Molecular foresees for honey bee colonies in book in book “Honey Bee Colony Health: Challenges and Sustainable Solution” (eds. by Sammataro, D. and Yoder, J. A) Pp. 63-70. CRC Press Taylor&Francis Group.
36. Li, J. L., Peng, W. J., Wu, J., Boncristiani, H., Strange, J. P., and Chen, Y. P. (2011) Cross-species Infection of Deformed Wing Virus Poses a New Threat to Pollinator Conservation. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104(3):732-739.
37. Peng, W. J., Li, J. L., Boncristiani, H., Strange, J. P., Hamilton, M., and Chen, Y. P. (2011) Host Range Expansion of Honey Bee Black Queen Cell Virus in the Bumble Bee, Bombus huntii. Apidologie. 42:650–658.
38. Pollard, J. S., Cobey, S., and Chen, Y. P. (2011) Development of protocol for the international exchange of honey bee embryos. Proceedings of 2011American Bee Research Conference. American Bee Journal, 151(5):514.
39. Chen, Y. P. and Huang, Z. Y. (2010) Nosema ceranae, a newly identified pathogen of Apis mellifera in the U.S. and Asia. Apidologie 41: 364-374.
40. Chen, Y. P., Evans, J. D., Pettis, J. S. (2011) The presence of Chronic Bee Paralysis Virus infection in Honey bees (Apis mellifera L.) in the U.S. J. Api. Res. 50(1): 85-86.
41. Cornman, R. S., Schatz, M. C., Johnston, J. S., Chen, Y. P., Pettis, J. S., Hunt, G.; Lanie, B., Chris 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. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 11:602:
42. Dainat, B., Evans, J. D., Chen, Y. P., and Neumann, P. (2010). Sampling and RNA quality for successful diagnostics using quantitative PCR. Journal of Virological Methods. 174: 150–152.
43. Evans, J. D., Boncristiani, H. F., and Chen, Y. P. (2010) Scientific note on mass removal of honey bee embryos. Apidologie 41:654–656.
44. Hu, J. S., Gelman, D. B., Salvucci, M. E., Chen, Y. P., and Blackburn, M. B. (2010) Insecticidal activity of some reducing sugars against the sweet potato whitefly, Bemisia tabaci, Biotype B. Journal of Insect Science. 10(203):
45. Hoffman, G. D., and Chen, Y. P. (2010) Why supplemental protein feeding can help reduce colony losses. Am. Bee J. 150-1157-1160.
46. Hoffman, G., Chen, Y. P., Huang, E., and Huang, M. H. (2010) The Effect of diet on protein Content, hypopharyngeal gland development and virus load in worker honey bees (Apis mellifera L.) J. Ins. Physiol. 56: 1184-1191.
47. vanEngelsdorp, D., Speybroeck, N., Evans, J., Nguyen, B. K., Mullin, C., Frazier, M., Frazier, J., Cox-Foster, D., Chen, Y.P., Tarpy, D. R., Haubruge, E., Pettis, J. S., and Saegerman, C. (2010) Identification of risk factors associated with bee Colony Collapse Disorder by classification and regression tree analysis. J. Econ. Entomol. 103 (5): 1517-1523 .
48. Paldi, N., 1, Glick, E., Oliva, M., Zilberberg, Y., Aubin, L., Pettis, J. S., Chen, Y.P., and Evans, J. D. (2010) Effective gene silencing of a microsporidian parasite associated with honey bee (Apis mellifera) colony declines. Applied Environmental Microbiology 76(17) 5960-5964.
49. Prisco, G. D., Francesco Pennacchio, F., Caprio, E., Boncristiani, H.F., Jay Evans, J. D., and Chen, Y. P. (2011). Varroa destructor, an effective vector of Israeli Acute Paralysis Virus in the honey bee, Apis mellifera. J. Gen. Virol. 92 (1): 151 – 155.
50. Boncristiani, H. F., Prisco, G. D., Pettis, J. S., Hamilton, M., and Chen, Y. P. (2009) Molecular approaches to the analysis of deformed wing virus replication and pathogenesis in the honey bee, Apis mellifera. Virol. J. 6:221-230.
51. 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. J. Euk. Micro. 56(2): 142-147.
52. Chen, Y. P., Evans, J. D., Zhou, L., Boncristiani, H., Kimura, K., Xiao, T. G., Litkowski, A. M., and Pettis, J. S. (2009) Asymmetrical coexistence of Nosema ceranae and N. apis in honey bees. J. Invert. Pathol. 101:204-209.
53. Cornman, R. S., Chen, Y. P., Schatz, M. C., Street, C., Zhao, Y., Desany, B., Egholm, M., Hutchison, S., Pettis, J. S., Lipkin, W. I., and Evans, J. D. (2009) Genomic analyses of the microsporidian Nosema ceranae, an emergent pathogen of honey bees. PLoS Pathogens. 5(6):e100466.
54. Evans, J. D., Chen, Y. P., Pettis, J., and Williams, V. (2009) Bee cups: Single-use cages for honey bee experiments. J. Api. Res. 48: 300-302.
55. Eyer, M., Chen, Y. P., Schäfer, M. O., Pettis, J., and Neumann, P. (2009) Small hive beetle, Aethina tumida, as a potential biological vector of honeybee viruses. Apidologie 40:419-428.
56. Eyer, M., Chen, Y. P., Schäfer, M. O., Pettis, J. S., and Neumann, P. (2009) Honeybee Sacbrood virus infects adult small hive beetles, Aethina tumida (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae). J. Api. Res. 48(4):296-297.
57. vanEngelsdorp, D., Evans, J. D., Saegerman, C., Mullin, C., Haubruge, E., Nguyen, B. K., Frazier, M., Frazier, J., Cox-Foster, D., Chen, Y. P., Underwood, R., Tarpy, D. R., and Pettis, J. S. (2009) Colony Collapse Disorder: A Descriptive Study. PLoS ONE 4(8):e6481.