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2019

Editorial overview: Major transitions in social behavior in the 21st century

Kocher, S. & Abbot, P., Aug 2019, In : Current Opinion in Insect Science. 34, p. vi-viii

Princeton University

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Rate variation in the evolution of non-coding DNA associated with social evolution in bees

Rubin, B. E. R., Jones, B. M., Hunt, B. G. & Kocher, S. D., Jan 1 2019, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 374, 1777, 20180247.

Princeton University

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Signals in insect social organization

Kocher, S. D. & Cocroft, R. B., Jan 1 2019, Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior. Elsevier, p. 558-567 10 p.

Princeton University

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2018

A toolkit for caste differentiation

Ayroles, S. D., Nov 1 2018, In : Nature Ecology and Evolution. 2, 11, p. 1689-1690 2 p.

Princeton University

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Correction: Spatial fidelity of workers predicts collective response to disturbance in a social insect (Nature Communications DOI: 10.1038/s41467-018-03561-w)

Crall, J. D., Gravish, N., Mountcastle, A. M., Kocher, S. D., Oppenheimer, R. L., Pierce, N. E. & Combes, S. A., Dec 1 2018, In : Nature communications. 9, 1, 2180.

Princeton University

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access

Developmental Biology among Corbiculate Bees: Bombus impatiens, Including Observations on Its Egg Eclosion

Rozen, J. G., Smith, C. S., Kocher, S. & Wyman, E. S., Dec 2018, In : American Museum Novitates. 2018-December, 3912, 3912.

Princeton University

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Investigating the viral ecology of global bee communities with high-throughput metagenomics

Galbraith, D. A., Fuller, Z. L., Ray, A. M., Brockmann, A., Frazier, M., Gikungu, M. W., Martinez, J. F. I., Kapheim, K. M., Kerby, J. T., Kocher, S. D., Losyev, O., Muli, E., Patch, H. M., Rosa, C., Sakamoto, J. M., Stanley, S., Vaudo, A. D. & Grozinger, C. M., Dec 1 2018, In : Scientific reports. 8, 1, 8879.

Princeton University

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
19 Scopus citations

Social behaviour in bees influences the abundance of Sodalis (Enterobacteriaceae) symbionts

Rubin, B. E. R., Sanders, J. G., Turner, K. M., Pierce, N. E. & Kocher, S. D., Jul 11 2018, In : Royal Society Open Science. 5, 7, 180369.

Princeton University

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2 Scopus citations

Spatial fidelity of workers predicts collective response to disturbance in a social insect

Crall, J. D., Gravish, N., Mountcastle, A. M., Kocher, S. D., Oppenheimer, R. L., Pierce, N. E. & Combes, S. A., Dec 1 2018, In : Nature communications. 9, 1, 1201.

Princeton University

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
20 Scopus citations

The genetic basis of a social polymorphism in halictid bees

Kocher, S. D., Mallarino, R., Rubin, B. E. R., Yu, D. W., Hoekstra, H. E. & Pierce, N. E., Dec 1 2018, In : Nature communications. 9, 1, 4338.

Princeton University

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations
2017

Solitary bees reduce investment in communication compared with their social relatives

Wittwer, B., Hefetz, A., Simon, T., Murphy, L. E. K., Elgar, M. A., Pierce, N. E. & Kocher, S. D., Jun 20 2017, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 114, 25, p. 6569-6574 6 p.

Princeton University

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
23 Scopus citations

Variation in DNA methylation is not consistently reflected by sociality in hymenoptera

Glastad, K. M., Arsenault, S. V., Vertacnik, K. L., Geib, S. M., Kay, S., Danforth, B. N., Rehan, S. M., Linnen, C. R., Kocher, S. D. & Hunt, B. G., Jan 1 2017, In : Genome biology and evolution. 9, 6, p. 1687-1698 12 p.

Princeton University

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
19 Scopus citations
2016

Testing the kinship theory of intragenomic conflict in honey bees (Apis mellifera)

Galbraith, D. A., Kocher, S. D., Glenn, T., Albert, I., Hunt, G. J., Strassmann, J. E., Queller, D. C. & Grozinger, C. M., Jan 26 2016, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 113, 4, p. 1020-1025 6 p.

Princeton University

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations

The bee microbiome: Impact on bee health and model for evolution and ecology of host-microbe interactions

Engel, P., Kwong, W. K., McFrederick, Q., Anderson, K. E., Barribeau, S. M., Chandler, J. A., Cornman, R. S., Dainat, J., De Miranda, J. R., Doublet, V., Emery, O., Evans, J. D., Farinelli, L., Flenniken, M. L., Granberg, F., Grasis, J. A., Gauthier, L., Hayer, J., Koch, H., Kocher, S. & 13 others, Martinson, V. G., Moran, N., Munoz-Torres, M., Newton, I., Paxton, R. J., Powell, E., Sadd, B. M., Schmid-Hempel, P., Schmid-Hempel, R., Song, S. J., Schwarz, R. S., van Engelsdorp, D. & Dainat, B., Apr 26 2016, In : mBio. 7, 2, e02164-15.

Princeton University

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
75 Scopus citations
2015

A search for parent-of-origin effects on honey bee gene expression

Kocher, S. D., Tsuruda, J. M., Gibson, J. D., Emore, C. M., Arechavaleta-Velasco, M. E., Queller, D. C., Strassmann, J. E., Grozinger, C. M., Gribskov, M. R., Miguel, P. S., Westerman, R. & Hunt, G. J., Jan 1 2015, In : G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics. 5, 8, p. 1657-1662 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
16 Scopus citations

Erratum to: The draft genome of a socially polymorphic halictid bee, Lasioglossum albipes [Genome Biol., 14, R142, (2013)]

Kocher, S. D., Li, C., Yang, W., Tan, H., Yi, S. V., Yang, X., Hoekstra, H. E., Zhang, G., Pierce, N. E. & Yu, D. W., Feb 12 2015, In : Genome biology. 16, 1, 34.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Open Access

Genomic signatures of evolutionary transitions from solitary to group living

Kapheim, K. M., Pan, H., Li, C., Salzberg, S. L., Puiu, D., Magoc, T., Robertson, H. M., Hudson, M. E., Venkat, A., Fischman, B. J., Hernandez, A., Yandell, M., Ence, D., Holt, C., Yocum, G. D., Kemp, W. P., Bosch, J., Waterhouse, R. M., Zdobnov, E. M., Stolle, E. & 32 others, Kraus, F. B., Helbing, S., Moritz, R. F. A., Glastad, K. M., Hunt, B. G., Goodisman, M. A. D., Hauser, F., Grimmelikhuijzen, C. J. P., Pinheiro, D. G., Nunes, F. M. F., Soares, M. P. M., Tanaka, É. D., Simões, Z. L. P., Hartfelder, K., Evans, J. D., Barribeau, S. M., Johnson, R. M., Massey, J. H., Southey, B. R., Hasselmann, M., Hamacher, D., Biewer, M., Kent, C. F., Zayed, A., Blatti, C., Sinha, S., Johnston, J. S., Hanrahan, S. J., Kocher, S. D., Wang, J., Robinson, G. E. & Zhang, G., Jun 5 2015, In : Science. 348, 6239

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

161 Scopus citations

The risk-return trade-off between solitary and eusocial reproduction

Fu, F., Kocher, S. D. & Nowak, M. A., Jan 1 2015, In : Ecology letters. 18, 1, p. 74-84 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2014

Comparative methods offer powerful insights into social evolution in bees

Kocher, S. D. & Paxton, R. J., May 2014, In : Apidologie. 45, 3, p. 289-305 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

43 Scopus citations

Transitions in social complexity along elevational gradients reveal a combined impact of season length and development time on social evolution

Kocher, S. D., Pellissier, L., Veller, C., Purcell, J., Nowak, M. A., Chapuisat, M. & Pierce, N. E., May 28 2014, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 281, 1787, 20140627.

Princeton University

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
34 Scopus citations
2013

The draft genome of a socially polymorphic halictid bee, Lasioglossum albipes

Kocher, S. D., Li, C., Yang, W., Tan, H., Yi, S. V., Yang, X., Hoekstra, H. E., Zhang, G., Pierce, N. E. & Yu, D. W., Dec 20 2013, In : Genome biology. 14, 12, R142.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
56 Scopus citations
2012

Regulation of behaviorally associated gene networks in worker honey bee ovaries

Wang, Y., Kocher, S. D., Linksvayer, T. A., Grozinger, C. M., Page, R. E. & Amdam, G. V., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 215, 1, p. 124-134 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
36 Scopus citations
2011

Cooperation, Conflict, and the Evolution of Queen Pheromones

Kocher, S. D. & Grozinger, C. M., Nov 1 2011, In : Journal of Chemical Ecology. 37, 11, p. 1263-1275 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

77 Scopus citations

The worker honeybee fat body proteome is extensively remodeled preceding a major life-history transition

Chan, Q. W. T., Mutti, N. S., Foster, L. J., Kocher, S. D., Amdam, G. V. & Wolschin, F., Sep 28 2011, In : PLoS ONE. 6, 9, e24794.

Princeton University

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
31 Scopus citations
2010
39 Scopus citations

The effects of mating and instrumental insemination on queen honey bee flight behaviour and gene expression

Kocher, S. D., Tarpytt, D. R. & Grozinger, C. M., Apr 1 2010, In : Insect Molecular Biology. 19, 2, p. 153-162 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
2009

Queen reproductive state modulates pheromone production and queen-worker interactions in honeybees

Kocher, S. D., Richard, F. J., Tarpy, D. R. & Grozinger, C. M., Oct 1 2009, In : Behavioral Ecology. 20, 5, p. 1007-1014 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
48 Scopus citations
2008

Genomic analysis of post-mating changes in the honey bee queen (Apis mellifera)

Kocher, S. D., Richard, F. J., Tarpy, D. R. & Grozinger, C. M., May 19 2008, In : BMC genomics. 9, 232.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
79 Scopus citations