Gene Robinson 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
NIH Pioneer Award, 2009.
Elected Member, National Academy of Sciences, 2005.
Elected Fellow, American Academy of Arts & Sciences, 2004.
Guggenheim Fellowship, 2003.
Burroughs Wellcome Innovation Award in Functional Genomics, 2000.
G. Robinson, "Regulation of Division of Labor in Insect Societies," Annual Review of Entomology, vol. 37, pp. 637-665, 1992.
Advisor Child & Brain Development
University of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignDepartment of Entomology and Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
PhD (Entomology) Cornell University
MS (Entomology) Cornell University
BS (Life Sciences) Cornell University
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