Gene Robinson

Gene Robinson

Appointment

  • Advisor
  • Child & Brain Development

Institution

Department of Entomology

Country

  • United States

Education

PhD (Entomology), Cornell University
MS (Entomology), Cornell University
BS (Life Sciences), Cornell University

About

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.

Awards

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

Relevant Publications

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

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