Professor Mark J F Brown

  1. 2021
  2. Published

    No evidence of effects or interaction between the widely used herbicide, glyphosate, and a common parasite in bumble bees

    Straw, E. A. & Brown, M. J. F., 17 Nov 2021, In: PeerJ. 9, e12486.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  3. Published

    Improving pesticide-use data for the EU

    Mesnage, R., Straw, E., Antoniou, M., Benbrook, C., Brown, M. J. F., Chauzat, M-P., Finger, R., Goulson, D., Leadbeater, E., López-Ballesteros, A., Niklas Möhring, N., Neumann, P., Stanley, D., Stout, J., Thompson, L., Topping, C., White, B., Zaller, J. & Zioga, E., 14 Oct 2021, In: Nature Ecology & Evolution.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debatepeer-review

  4. Published

    Agrochemicals interact synergistically to increase bee mortality

    Siviter, H., Bailes, E. J., Martin, C. D., Oliver, T. R., Koricheva, J., Leadbeater, E. & Brown, M. J. F., 4 Aug 2021, In: Nature.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  5. E-pub ahead of print

    Social isolation and group size are associated with divergent gene expression in the brain of ant queens

    Manfredini, F., Martinez-Ruiz, C., Wurm, Y., Shoemaker, D. & Brown, M. J. F., 7 Jun 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Genes, Brain and Behavior. e12758.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  6. Published

    Agri-environment scheme nectar chemistry can suppress the social epidemiology of parasites in an important pollinator

    Folly, A., Koch, H., Farrell, I. W., Stevenson, P. C. & Brown, M. J. F., 26 May 2021, In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological sciences. 288, 1951

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  7. Published

    The potential for parasite spill-back from commercial bumblebee colonies: a neglected threat to wild bees?

    Martin, C., Fountain, M. T. & Brown, M. J. F., 22 May 2021, In: Journal of Insect Conservation.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  8. Published

    Roundup causes high levels of mortality following contact exposure

    Straw, E. A., Carpentier, E. N. & Brown, M. J. F., 6 Apr 2021, In: JOURNAL OF APPLIED ECOLOGY.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  9. Published

    Bucking the trend of pollinator decline: the population genetics of a range expanding bumblebee

    Huml, JV., Ellis, JS., Lloyd, K., Benefer, CM., Kiernan, M., Brown, M. J. F. & Knight, ME., 19 Mar 2021, In: Evolutionary Ecology. 35, p. 413-442 30 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  10. Published

    Holistic environmental risk assessment for bees

    Topping, C. J., Brown, M. J. F., Chetcuti, J., de Miranda, J. R., Nazzi, F., Neumann, P., Paxton, R. J., Rundlöf, M. & Stout, J. C., 26 Feb 2021, In: Science. 371, 6532, p. 897 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Forthcoming

    Detection rates of aphid DNA in the guts of larval hoverflies and potential links to the provision of floral resources

    Hodgkiss, D., Brown, M. J. F., Fountain, M. T. & Clare, E. L., 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: Bulletin of Entomological Research.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  12. 2020
  13. Published

    Exposure to nectar-realistic sugar concentrations negatively impacts the ability of the trypanosome parasite (Crithidia bombi) to infect its bumblebee host

    Folly, A. J., Barton-Navarro, M. & Brown, M. J. F., Dec 2020, In: ECOLOGICAL ENTOMOLOGY. 45, p. 1495-1498 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  14. E-pub ahead of print

    OneHealth implications of infectious diseases of wild and managed bees

    Wilfert, L., Brown, M. J. F. & Doublet, V., 27 Nov 2020, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 107506.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

  15. Published

    Rapid size change associated with intra-island evolutionary radiation in extinct Caribbean “island-shrews”

    Woods, R., Turvey, S. T., Brace, S., McCabe, C., Dalén, L., Rayfield, E. J., Brown, M. J. F. & Barnes, I., 18 Aug 2020, In: BMC Evolutionary Biology. 20, 12 p., 106.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  16. Published

    Individual and combined impacts of sulfoxaflor and Nosema bombi on bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) larval growth

    Siviter, H., Folly, A., Brown, M. J. F. & Leadbeater, E., 5 Aug 2020, In: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B, Biological Sciences. 287, 1932, 8 p., 20200935.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  17. E-pub ahead of print

    Age-related pharmacodynamics in a bumblebee-microsporidian system mirror similar patterns in vertebrates

    Folly, A., Stevenson, P. C. & Brown, M. J. F., 27 Feb 2020, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Journal of Experimental Biology. p. 1-21 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  18. Published

    Nectar preferences in male bumblebees

    Brown, M. J. F., 7 Feb 2020, In: Insectes Sociaux. p. 1-8 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  19. Published

    Sulfoxaflor exposure reduces egg laying in bumblebees Bombus terrestris

    Siviter, H., Horner, J., Brown, M. & Leadbeater, E., 9 Jan 2020, In: JOURNAL OF APPLIED ECOLOGY. p. 1-10 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  20. E-pub ahead of print

    Host density drives viral, but not trypanosome, transmission in a key pollinator

    Bailes, E. J., Bagi, J., Coltman, J., Fountain, M. T., Wilfert, L. & Brown, M. J. F., 8 Jan 2020, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series B, Biological Sciences. 287, 1918, p. 1-9 9 p., 20191969.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  21. 2019
  22. Published

    Mating precedes selective immune priming which is maintained throughout bumblebee queen diapause

    Colgan, T. J., Finlay, S., Brown, M. J. F. & Carolan, J. C., 10 Dec 2019, In: BMC Genomics. 20, p. 1-18 18 p., 959.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  23. Published

    Flagellum Removal by a Nectar Metabolite Inhibits Infectivity of a Bumblebee Parasite

    Koch, H., Woodward, J., Langat, M. K., Brown, M. J. F. & Stevenson, P., 21 Oct 2019, In: Current Biology . 29, 20, p. 3494-3500.e5 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  24. E-pub ahead of print

    Infection by the castrating parasitic nematode Sphaerularia bombi changes gene expression in Bombus terrestris bumblebee queens

    Colgan, T. J., Carolan, J. C., Sumner, S., Blaxter, M. L. & Brown, M. J. F., 30 Sep 2019, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Insect Molecular Biology. p. 1-13 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  25. Published

    Varietal and seasonal differences in the effects of commercial bumblebees on fruit quality in strawberry crops

    Martin, C., Fountain, M. T. & Brown, M., 1 Sep 2019, In: Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 281, p. 124-133 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  26. Published
  27. Published

    The effect of within-crop floral resources on pollination, aphid control and fruit quality in commercial strawberry

    Hodgkiss, D., Brown, M. & Fountain, M. T., 1 Apr 2019, In: Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 275, p. 112-122 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  28. Published

    Prevalence of Nosema microsporidians in commercial bumblebees (Bombus terrestris) is not related to the intensity of their use at the landscape scale

    Trillo, A., Brown, M. & Vila, M., Apr 2019, In: Apidologie. 50, 2, p. 234-242 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  29. Published

    Busier bees: increasing nest traffic in commercial bumblebee colonies

    Martin, C., Toner, C., Fountain, M. T. & Brown, M., 2019, In: Journal of Pollination Ecology. 25, 2, p. 7-15 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  30. 2018
  31. Published

    Quantifying the impact of pesticides on learning and memory in bees

    Siviter, H., Koricheva, J., Brown, M. & Leadbeater, E., Nov 2018, In: JOURNAL OF APPLIED ECOLOGY. 55, 6, p. 2812-2821 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  32. Published

    Sulfoxaflor exposure reduces bumblebee reproductive success

    Siviter, H., Brown, M. & Leadbeater, E., 6 Sep 2018, In: Nature. 561, p. 109-112 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  33. Published

    Lower bumblebee colony reproductive success in agricultural compared with urban environments

    Samuelson, A., Gill, R., Brown, M. & Leadbeater, E., 27 Jun 2018, In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological sciences. 285, 1881, p. 1-9 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  34. Published

    Candidate genes for cooperation and aggression in the social wasp Polistes dominula

    Manfredini, F. & Brown, M., May 2018, In: Journal of Comparative Physiology A. 204, 5, p. 449–463 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  35. Published

    Bumblebee olfactory learning affected by task allocation but not a trypanosome parasite

    Martin, C., Fountain, M. T. & Brown, M., 11 Apr 2018, In: Scientific Reports. 8, p. 1-8 8 p., 5809.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  36. Published

    Bring out your dead: quantifying corpse removal in Bombus terrestris, an annual eusocial insect

    Munday, Z. & Brown, M. J. F., Apr 2018, In: Animal Behaviour. 138, p. 51-57 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  37. Published

    First detection of bee viruses in hoverfly (syrphid) pollinators

    Bailes, E., Deutsch, K. R., Bagi, J., Rondissone, L., Brown, M. & Lewis, O. T., Feb 2018, In: Biology Letters. 14, 2, p. 1-4 4 p., 20180001.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  38. Published

    Destructive disinfection of infected brood prevents systemic disease spread in ant colonies

    Pull, C. D., Ugelvig, L. V., Wiesenhofer, F., Grasse, A. V., Tragust, S., Schmitt, T., Brown, M. J. F. & Cremer, S., 9 Jan 2018, In: eLife. 7, p. 1-29 29 p., e32073.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  39. Published

    Syrphine hoverflies are effective pollinators of commercial strawberry

    Hodgkiss, D., Brown, M. & Fountain, M. T., 2018, In: Journal of Pollination Ecology. 22, 6, p. 55-66 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  40. 2017
  41. Published

    Neurogenomic Signatures of Successes and Failures in Life-History Transitions in a Key Insect Pollinator

    Manfredini, F., Romero Lopez, A., Pedroso Rovira, I., Paccanaro, A., Sumner, S. & Brown, M., 1 Nov 2017, In: Genome Biology and Evolution. 9, 11, p. 3059-3072 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  42. Published

    Microsporidia: An Emerging Threat to Bumblebees?

    Brown, M., Oct 2017, In: Trends in Parasitology. 33, 10, p. 754-762 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  43. Published

    Larvae act as a transient transmission hub for the prevalent bumblebee parasite Crithidia bombi

    Folly, A., Koch, H., Stevenson, P. & Brown, M., Sep 2017, In: Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 148, p. 81-85 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  44. Published

    Pesticide reduces bumblebee colony initiation and increases probability of population extinction

    Baron, G. L., Jansen, V. A. A., Brown, M. J. F. & Raine, N., 14 Aug 2017, In: Nature Ecology & Evolution. 1, p. 1308–1316 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  45. Published

    The role of disease in bee foraging ecology

    Koch, H., Brown, M. JF. & Stevenson, P. C., 1 Jun 2017, In: Current Opinion in Insect Science. 21, p. 60-67 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

  46. Published

    Microsatellite analysis supports the existence of three cryptic species within the bumble bee Bombus lucorum sensu lato

    McKendrick, L., Provan, J., Fitzpatrick, Ú., Brown, M., Murray, T. E., Stolle, E. & Paxton, R. J., Jun 2017, In: Conservation Genetics. 18, 3, p. 573–584 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  47. Published

    General and species-specific impacts of a neonicotinoid insecticide on the ovary development and feeding of wild bumblebee queens

    Baron, G., Raine, N. & Brown, M., May 2017, In: PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES . 284, 1854, p. 1-8 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  48. Published

    Unity in defence: honeybee workers exhibit conserved molecular responses to diverse pathogens

    Doublet, V., Poeschl, Y., Gogol-Döring, A., Alaux, C., Annoscia, D., Aurori, C., Barribeau, S. M., Bedoya-Reina, O. C., Brown, M. J. F., Bull, J. C., Flenniken, M. L., Galbraith, D. A., Genersch, E., Gisder, S., Grosse, I., Holt, H. L., Hultmark, D., Lattorff, H. M. G., Le Conte, Y., Manfredini, F. & 8 others, McMahon, D. P., Moritz, R. F. A., Nazzi, F., Niño, E. L., Nowick, K., van Rij, R. P., Paxton, R. J. & Grozinger, C. M., 2 Mar 2017, In: BMC Genomics. 18, p. 1-17 17 p., 207.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  49. Published

    Bringing Back a Healthy Buzz? Invertebrate Parasites and Reintroductions: A Case Study in Bumblebees

    Brown, M., Sainsbury, A. W., Vaughan-Higgins, R. J., Measures, G. H., Jones, C. M. & Gammans, N., Mar 2017, In: EcoHealth. 14, Supplement 1, p. 74-83 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  50. 2016
  51. Published

    A horizon scan of future threats and opportunities for pollinators and pollination

    Brown, M., Dicks, L. V., Paxton, R. J., Baldock, K. CR., Barron, A. B., Chauzat, M-P., Freitas, B. M., Goulson, D., Jepsen, S., Kremen, C., Li, J., Neumann, P., Pattemore, D. E., Potts, S. G., Schweiger, O., Seymour, C. L. & Stout, J. C., 9 Aug 2016, In: PeerJ. 4, 20 p., e2249.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  52. Published

    Microsporidia-Emergent Pathogens in the Global Food Chain (vol 32, pg 336, 2016)

    Stentiford, G. D., Becnel, J. J., Weiss, L. M., Keeling, P. J., Didier, E. S., Williams, B. A. P., Bjornson, S., Kent, M. L., Freeman, M. A., Brown, M. J. F., Troemel, E. R., Roesel, K., Sokolova, Y., Snowden, K. F. & Solter, L. F., 1 Aug 2016, In: Trends in Parasitology. 32, 8, p. 657-657 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  53. Published

    Impact of managed honey bee viruses on wild bees

    Tehel, A., Brown, M. J. F. & Paxton, R. J., Aug 2016, In: Current Opinion in Virology. 19, p. 16-22 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  54. Published

    Elevated virulence of an emerging viral genotype as a driver of honeybee loss

    McMahon, D. P., Natsopoulou, M. E., Doublet, V., Fuerst, M., Weging, S., Brown, M. J. F., Gogol-Doering, A. & Paxton, R. J., 29 Jun 2016, In: PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES . 283, 1833, p. 1-8 8 p., 20160811.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  55. Published

    Nectar chemistry modulates the impact of an invasive plant on native pollinators

    Tiedeken, E. J., Egan, P. A., Stevenson, P. C., Wright, G. A., Brown, M., Power, E. F., Farrell, I., Matthews, S. M. & Stout, J. C., Jun 2016, In: Functional Ecology. 30, 6, p. 885-893 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  56. E-pub ahead of print

    Protecting an Ecosystem Service: Approaches to Understanding and Mitigating Threats to Wild Insect Pollinators

    Gill, R. J., Baldock, K. C. R., Brown, M. J. F., Cresswell, J. E., Dicks, L. V., Fountain, M. T., Garratt, M. P. D., Gough, L. A., Heard, M. S., Holland, J. M., Ollerton, J., Stone, G. N., Tang, C. Q., Vanbergen, A. J., Vogler, A. P., Woodward, G., Arce, A. N., Boatman, N. D., Brand-Hardy, R., Breeze, T. D. & 7 others, Green, M., Hartfield, C. M., O'Connor, R. S., Osborne, J. L., Phillips, J., Sutton, P. B. & Potts, S. G., 11 Jan 2016, (E-pub ahead of print) Ecosystem services: from biodiversity to society, pt 2. Woodward, G. & Bohan, DA. (eds.). ELSEVIER ACADEMIC PRESS INC, Vol. 54. p. 135-206 72 p. (Advances in Ecological Research; vol. 54).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  57. 2015
  58. Unpublished

    The Microbial Communities of Different Castes within B. terrestris

    Walkington, S., Newbold, L. K., Brown, M., Wäckers, F., Van Oystaeyen, A., van der Gast, C. J. & Heard, M. S., 17 Dec 2015, (Unpublished). 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  59. Published

    Variation in nest relocation of harvester ants is affected by population density and food abundance

    Pinter-Wollman, N. & Brown, M., 1 Nov 2015, In: Behavioral Ecology. 26, 6, p. 1569-1576 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  60. Published

    RNA-sequencing elucidates the regulation of behavioural transitions associated with mating in honey bee queens

    Manfredini, F., Brown, M. J. F., Vergoz, V. & Oldroyd, B., 31 Jul 2015, In: BMC Genomics. 16, 563, p. 1-13 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  61. Published

    A sting in the spit: widespread cross‐infection of multiple RNA viruses across wild and managed bees

    McMahon, D. P., Fürst, M. A., Caspar, J., Theodorou, P., Brown, M. J. F. & Paxton, R. J., May 2015, In: Journal of Animal Ecology. 84, 3, p. 615-624 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  62. Published

    A depauperate immune repertoire precedes evolution of sociality in bees

    Barribeau, S. M., Sadd, B. M., du Plessis, L., Brown, M. J. F., Buechel, S. D., Cappelle, K., Carolan, J. C., Christiaens, O., Colgan, T. J., Erler, S., Evans, J., Helbing, S., Karaus, E., Lattorff, H. M. G., Marxer, M., Meeus, I., Naepflin, K., Niu, J., Schmid-Hempel, R., Smagghe, G. & 4 others, Waterhouse, R. M., Yu, N., Zdobnov, E. M. & Schmid-Hempel, P., 24 Apr 2015, In: Genome Biology. 16, p. 1-20 20 p., 83.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  63. Published

    The genomes of two key bumblebee species with primitive eusocial organization

    Sadd, B. M., Barribeau, S. M., Bloch, G., de Graaf, D. C., Dearden, P., Elsik, C. G., Gadau, J., Grimmelikhuijzen, C. J. P., Hasselmann, M., Lozier, J. D., Robertson, H. M., Smagghe, G., Stolle, E., Van Vaerenbergh, M., Waterhouse, R. M., Bornberg-Bauer, E., Klasberg, S., Bennett, A. K., Camara, F., Guigo, R. & 124 others, Hoff, K., Mariotti, M., Munoz-Torres, M., Murphy, T., Santesmasses, D., Amdam, G. V., Beckers, M., Beye, M., Biewer, M., Bitondi, M. M. G., Blaxter, M. L., Bourke, A. F. G., Brown, M. J. F., Buechel, S. D., Cameron, R., Cappelle, K., Carolan, J. C., Christiaens, O., Ciborowski, K. L., Clarke, D. F., Colgan, T. J., Collins, D. H., Cridge, A. G., Dalmay, T., Dreier, S., du Plessis, L., Duncan, E., Erler, S., Evans, J., Falcon, T., Flores, K., Freitas, F. C. P., Fuchikawa, T., Gempe, T., Hartfelder, K., Hauser, F., Helbing, S., Humann, F. C., Irvine, F., Jermiin, L. S., Johnson, C. E., Johnson, R. M., Jones, A. K., Kadowaki, T., Kidner, J. H., Koch, V., Koehler, A., Kraus, F. B., Lattorff, H. M. G., Leask, M., Lockett, G. A., Mallon, E. B., Antonio, D. S. M., Marxer, M., Meeus, I., Moritz, R. F. A., Nair, A., Napflin, K., Nissen, I., Niu, J., Nunes, F. M. F., Oakeshott, J. G., Osborne, A., Otte, M., Pinheiro, D. G., Rossie, N., Rueppell, O., Santos, C. G., Schmid-Hempel, R., Schmitt, B. D., Schulte, C., Simoes, Z. L. P., Soares, M. P. M., Swevers, L., Winnebeck, E. C., Wolschin, F., Yu, N., Zdobnov, E. M., Aqrawi, P. K., Blankenburg, K. P., Coyle, M., Francisco, L., Hernandez, A. G., Holder, M., Hudson, M. E., Jackson, L., Jayaseelan, J., Joshi, V., Kovar, C., Lee, S. L., Mata, R., Mathew, T., Newsham, I. F., Ngo, R., Okwuonu, G., Pham, C., Pu, L-L., Saada, N., Santibanez, J., Simmons, D., Thornton, R., Venkat, A., Walden, K. K. O., Wu, Y-Q., Debyser, G., Devreese, B., Asher, C., Blommaert, J., Chipman, A. D., Chittka, L., Fouks, B., Liu, J., O'Neill, M. P., Sumner, S., Puiu, D., Qu, J., Salzberg, S. L., Scherer, S. E., Muzny, D. M., Richards, S., Robinson, G. E., Gibbs, R. A., Schmid-Hempel, P. & Worley, K. C., 24 Apr 2015, In: Genome Biology. 16, p. 1-31 31 p., 76.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  64. Published

    Species-area relationships are modulated by trophic rank, habitat affinity, and dispersal ability

    van Noordwijk, CGE. T., Verberk, W. CEP., Turin, H., Heijerman, T., Alders, K., Dekoninck, W., Hannig, K., Regan, E., McCormack, S., Brown, M. J. F., Remke, E., Siepel, H., Berg, M. P. & Bonte, D., 1 Feb 2015, In: Ecology. 96, 2, p. 518-531 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  65. Published

    Revealing the hidden niche of cryptic bumblebees in Great Britain: Implications for conservation

    Scriven, J. J., Woodall, L. C., Tinsley, M. C., Knight, M., Williams, P. H., Carolan, J. C., Brown, M. J. F. & Goulson, D., Feb 2015, In: Biological Conservation. 182, p. 126-133 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  66. 2014
  67. Published

    Genetic diversity and parasite prevalence in two species of bumblebee

    Whitehorn, P. R., Tinsley, M. C., Brown, M. J. F., Darvill, B. & Goulson, D., Aug 2014, In: Journal of Insect Conservation. 18, 4, p. 667-673

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  68. Published

    Impact of chronic exposure to a pyrethroid pesticide on bumblebees and interactions with a trypanosome parasite

    Baron, G. L., Raine, N. E. & Brown, M. J. F., Apr 2014, In: JOURNAL OF APPLIED ECOLOGY. 51, 2, p. 460-469 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  69. Published

    Disease associations between honeybees and bumblebees as a threat to wild pollinators

    Furst, M. A., McMahon, D. P., Osborne, J. L., Paxton, R. J. & Brown, M. J. F., 19 Feb 2014, In: Nature. 506, p. 364-366 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  70. Published

    Parasites and genetic diversity in an invasive bumblebee

    Brown, M. J. F. & Jones, C. M., 2014, In: Journal of Animal Ecology. 83, 6, p. 1428–1440

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  71. 2013
  72. Published

    Genetic Variability of the Neogregarine Apicystis bombi, an Etiological Agent of an Emergent Bumblebee Disease

    Maharramov, J., Meeus, I., Maebe, K., Arbetman, M., Morales, C., Graystock, P., Hughes, W. O. H., Plischuk, S., Lange, C. E., de Graaf, D. C., Zapata, N., Perez de la Rosa, J. J., Murray, T. E., Brown, M. J. F. & Smagghe, G., 6 Dec 2013, In: PLoS ONE. 8, 12, 8 p., 81475.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  73. Published

    Tolerating an infection: an indirect benefit of co-founding queen associations in the ant Lasius niger

    Pull, C. D., Hughes, W. O. H. & Brown, M. J. F., Dec 2013, In: Naturwissenschaften. 100, 12, p. 1125-1136 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  74. Published

    Inbred and outbred honey bees (Apis mellifera) have similar innate immune responses

    Lee, G. M., Brown, M. J. F. & Oldroyd, B. P., Feb 2013, In: Insectes Sociaux. 60, 1, p. 97-102 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  75. Published

    Life in cells, hosts, and vectors: Parasite evolution across scales

    Mideo, N., Acosta-Serrano, A., Aebischer, T., Brown, M. J. F., Fenton, A., Friman, V-P., Restif, O., Reece, S. E., Webster, J. P. & Brown, S. P., Jan 2013, In: Infection genetics and evolution. 13, p. 344-347 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  76. Published

    Identifying key knowledge needs for evidence-based conservation of wild insect pollinators: a collaborative cross-sectoral exercise

    Dicks, L. V., Abrahams, A., Atkinson, J., Biesmeijer, J., Bourn, N., Brown, C., Brown, M. J. F., Carvell, C., Connolly, C. N., Cresswell, J. E., Croft, P., Darvill, B., De Zylva, P., Effingham, P., Fountain, M., Goggin, A., Harding, D., Harding, T., Hartfield, C., Heard, M. S. & 30 others, Heathcote, R., Heaver, D., Holland, J., Howe, M., Hughes, B., Huxley, T., Kunin, W. E., Little, J., Mason, C., Memmott, J., Osborne, J., Pankhurst, T., Paxton, R. J., Pocock, M. J. O., Potts, S. G., Power, E. F., Raine, N. E., Ranelagh, E., Roberts, S., Saunders, R., Smith, K., Smith, R. M., Sutton, P., Tilley, L. A. N., Tinsley, A., Tonhasca, A., Vanbergen, A. J., Webster, S., Wilson, A. & Sutherland, W. J., 2013, In: Insect Conservation and Diversity. 6, 3, p. 435 446 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  77. Published

    Investigating the impact of deploying commercial Bombus terrestris for crop pollination on pathogen dynamics in wild bumble bees

    Whitehorn, P. R., Tinsley, M. C., Brown, M. J. F. & Goulson, D., 2013, In: Journal of apicultural research. 52, 3, p. 149-157 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  78. Published

    Threats to an ecosystem service: pressures on pollinators

    Vanbergen, A. J., Baude, M., Biesmeijer, J. C., Britton, N. F., Brown, M. J. F., Brown, M., Bryden, J., Budge, G. E., Carvell, C., Challinor, A. J., Connolly, C. N., Evans, D. J., Feil, E. J., Garratt, M. P., Greco, M. K., Heard, M. S., Jansen, V. A. A., Keeling, M. J., Kunin, W. E., Marris, G. C. & 19 others, Memmott, J., Murray, J. T., Nicolson, S. W., Osborne, J. L., Paxton, R. J., Pirk, C. W. W., Polce, C., Potts, S. G., Priest, N. K., Raine, N. E., Roberts, S., Ryabov, E. V., Shafir, S., Shirley, M. D. F., Simpson, S. J., Stevenson, P. C., Stone, G. N., Termansen, M. & Wright, G. A., 2013, In: Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 11, p. 251–259

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature reviewpeer-review

  79. 2012
  80. Published

    DNA barcoding a regional fauna: Irish solitary bees

    Magnacca, K. N. & Brown, M. J. F., Nov 2012, In: Molecular Ecology Resources. 12, 6, p. 990-998 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  81. Published

    Six-legged Snow Whites: a comment on Nehring et al.

    Brown, M. J. F., 9 Oct 2012, In: Current Biology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  82. Published

    Dynamic transmission, host quality and population structure in a multihost parasite of bumblebees

    Ruiz-Gonzalez, M. X., Bryden, J., Moret, Y., Reber-Funk, C., Schmid-Hempel, P. & Brown, M. J. F., Oct 2012, In: Evolution. 66, 10, p. 3053-3066 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  83. Published

    Local-scale factors structure wild bee communities in protected areas

    Murray, T. E., Fitzpatrick, U., Byrne, A., Fealy, R., Brown, M. J. F. & Paxton, R. J., Oct 2012, In: JOURNAL OF APPLIED ECOLOGY. 49, 5, p. 998-1008 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  84. Published

    Let's talk about sex

    Barron, A. B. & Brown, M. J. F., 9 Aug 2012, In: Nature. 488, 7410, p. 151-152 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  85. Published

    Cryptic Bumblebee Species: Consequences for Conservation and the Trade in Greenhouse Pollinators

    Williams, P. H., An, J., Brown, M. J. F., Carolan, J. C., Goulson, D., Huang, J. & Ito, M., 9 Mar 2012, In: PLoS ONE. 7, 3, p. - 8 p., e32992.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  86. Published

    Colour Patterns Do Not Diagnose Species: Quantitative Evaluation of a DNA Barcoded Cryptic Bumblebee Complex

    Carolan, J. C., Murray, T. E., Fitzpatrick, U., Crossley, J., Schmidt, H., Cederberg, B., McNally, L., Paxton, R. J., Williams, P. H. & Brown, M. J. F., 6 Jan 2012, In: PLoS ONE. 7, 1, p. - 10 p., e29251.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  87. Published

    Unveiling cryptic species of the bumblebee subgenus Bombus s. str. worldwide with COI barcodes (Hymenoptera: Apidae)

    Williams, P. H., Brown, M. J. F., Carolan, J. C., An, J., Goulson, D., Aytekin, A. M., Best, L. R., Byvaltsev, A. M., Cederberg, B., Dawson, R., Huang, J., Ito, M., Monfared, A., Raina, R. H., Schmid-Hempel, P., Sheffield, C. S., Sima, P. & Xie, Z., 2012, In: Systematics and Biodiversity. 10, 1, p. 21-56 36 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  88. 2011
  89. Published

    Polyphenism in social insects: insights from a transcriptome-wide analysis of gene expression in the life stages of the key pollinator, Bombus terrestris

    Colgan, T. J., Carolan, J. C., Bridgett, S. J., Sumner, S., Blaxter, M. L. & Brown, M. J. F., 20 Dec 2011, In: BMC Genomics. 12, 20 p., 623.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  90. Published

    Effects of Invasive Parasites on Bumble Bee Declines

    Meeus, I., Brown, M. J. F., De Graaf, D. C. & Smagghe, G., Aug 2011, In: Conservation Biology. 25, 4, p. 662-671 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature reviewpeer-review

  91. Published

    Worm scientist's identity revealed

    Brown, M. J. F., 16 Jun 2011, In: Nature. 474, 7351, p. 285-285 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

  92. Published

    Genetic diversity, parasite prevalence and immunity in wild bumblebees

    Whitehorn, P. R., Tinsley, M. C., Brown, M. J. F., Darvill, B. & Goulson, D., 22 Apr 2011, In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological sciences. 278, 1709, p. 1195-1202 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  93. Published

    CONSERVATION The trouble with bumblebees

    Brown, M. J. F., 13 Jan 2011, In: Nature. 469, 7329, p. 169-170 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  94. 2010
  95. Published

    Parasite and host assemblages: embracing the reality will improve our knowledge of parasite transmission and virulence

    Rigaud, T., Perrot-Minnot, M-J. & Brown, M. J. F., 22 Dec 2010, In: Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological sciences. 277, 1701, p. 3693-3702 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature reviewpeer-review

  96. Published

    Landscape effects on extremely fragmented populations of a rare solitary bee, Colletes floralis

    Davis, E. S., Murray, T. E., Fitzpatrick, U., Brown, M. J. F. & Paxton, R. J., Nov 2010, In: Molecular Ecology . 19, 22, p. 4922-4935 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  97. Published

    Mitochondrial heteroplasmy and DNA barcoding in Hawaiian Hylaeus (Nesoprosopis) bees (Hymenoptera: Colletidae)

    Magnacca, K. N. & Brown, M. J. F., 11 Jun 2010, In: BMC Evolutionary Biology. 10, p. - 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  98. Published

    Tissue segregation of mitochondrial haplotypes in heteroplasmic Hawaiian bees: implications for DNA barcoding

    Magnacca, K. N. & Brown, M. J. F., Jan 2010, In: Molecular Ecology Resources. 10, 1, p. 60-68 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  99. Published

    Brood-cell size has no influence on the population dynamics of Varroa destructor mites in the native western honey bee, Apis mellifera mellifera

    Coffey, M. F., Breen, J., Brown, M. J. F. & McMullan, J. B., 2010, In: Apidologie. 41, 5, p. 522-530 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  100. Published

    Chemical cues in the host-seeking behaviour of tracheal mites (Acarapis woodi) in honey bees (Apis mellifera mellifera)

    Mcmullan, J. B., d'Ettorre, P. & Brown, M. J. F., 2010, In: Apidologie. 41, 5, p. 568-578 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  101. Published

    Parasites and Insects: Aspects of Social Behaviour

    Brown, M. J. F., 2010, Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior. Breed, MD. & Moore, J. (eds.). Oxford: Academic Press, p. 632-635

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

  102. 2009
  103. Published

    Rapid induction of immune density-dependent prophylaxis in adult social insects

    Ruiz-Gonzalez, M. X., Moret, Y. & Brown, M. J. F., 23 Dec 2009, In: Biology Letters. 5, 6, p. 781-783 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  104. Published

    Impacts of inbreeding on bumblebee colony fitness under field conditions

    Whitehorn, P. R., Tinsley, M. C., Brown, M. J. F., Darvill, B. & Goulson, D., 2 Jul 2009, In: BMC Evolutionary Biology. 9, p. - 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  105. Published

    Differential virulence in a multiple-host parasite of bumble bees: resolving the paradox of parasite survival?

    Rutrecht, S. T. & Brown, M. J. F., Jun 2009, In: Oikos. 118, 6, p. 941-949 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  106. Published

    A qualitative model of mortality in honey bee (Apis mellifera) colonies infested with tracheal mites (Acarapis woodi)

    McMullan, J. B. & Brown, M. J. F., Mar 2009, In: Experimental and Applied Acarology. 47, 3, p. 225-234 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  107. Published

    Natural Enemies

    Goulson, D. & Brown, M. J. F., 2009, Bumblebees. Behaviour, Ecology, and Conservation. 2nd ed. Oxford University Press, p. 57-79

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  108. Published

    Review of J Gadau & J Fewell eds. Organization of Insect Societies. From Genome to Sociocomplexity

    Brown, M. J. F., 2009, In: Animal Behaviour. 78, p. 573

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  109. Published

    Special issue on bee conservation

    Paxton, R. J., Brown, M. J. F. & Murray, T. E., 2009, In: Apidologie. 40, 3, p. 193-193 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialpeer-review

  110. Published

    The conservation of bees: a global perspective

    Brown, M. J. F. & Paxton, R. J., 2009, In: Apidologie. 40, 3, p. 410-416 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature reviewpeer-review

  111. 2008
  112. Published

    Cryptic species diversity in a widespread bumble bee complex revealed using mitochondrial DNA RFLPs

    Murray, T. E., Fitzpatrick, U., Brown, M. J. F. & Paxton, R. J., Jun 2008, In: Conservation Genetics. 9, 3, p. 653-666 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  113. Published

    The life-history impact and implications of multiple parasites for bumble bee queens

    Rutrecht, S. T. & Brown, M. J. F., Jun 2008, In: International Journal for Parasitology. 38, 7, p. 799-808 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  114. Published

    Effects of natal and novel Crithidia bombi (Trypanosomatidae) infections on Bombus terrestris hosts

    Yourth, C. P., Brown, M. J. F. & Schmid-Hempel, P., Feb 2008, In: Insectes Sociaux. 55, 1, p. 86-90 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

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