Professor Mark J F Brown

  1. 2017
  2. 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. 26 Oct 2017 In : Genome Biology and Evolution. 9, 11, p. 3059-3072 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Published

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

    Folly, A., Koch, H., Stevenson, P. & Brown, M. 1 Sep 2017 In : Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 148, p. 81-85 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. 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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Published

    The role of disease in bee foraging ecology

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  6. 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. 3 May 2017 In : PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY B-BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES . 284, 1854, p. 1-8 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. E-pub ahead of print

    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. 8 Apr 2017 In : Conservation Genetics. p. 1-12 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. Published

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

    Brown, M. J. F. , Manfredini, F. & 26 others Doublet, V., Poeschl, Y., Gogol-Döring, A., Alaux, C., Annoscia, D., Aurori, C., Barribeau, S. M., Bedoya-Reina, O. C., 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., 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, 1, 207

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. 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. 1 Mar 2017 In : EcoHealth. 14, p. S74-S83 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. 2016
  11. Published

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

    Brown, M., Dicks, L. V., Paxton, R. J., Baldock, K. C. R., 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, e2249

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. Published

    Impact of managed honey bee viruses on wild bees

    Tehel, A., Brown, M. J. F. & Paxton, R. J. 1 Aug 2016 In : Current Opinion in Virology. 19, p. 16-22 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. 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 journalArticle

  14. 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, 8 p., 20160811

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  15. 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. 1 Jun 2016 In : Functional Ecology. 30, 6, p. 885-893 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  16. Published

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

    Gill, R. J. , Brown, M. J. F. & 25 others Baldock, K. C. R., 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., Green, M., Hartfield, C. M., O'Connor, R. S., Osborne, J. L., Phillips, J., Sutton, P. B. & Potts, S. G. 11 Jan 2016 Ecosystem services: from biodiversity to society, pt 2. Woodward, G. & Bohan, D. A. (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

  17. 2015
  18. 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 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

  19. 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. p. 1-13 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. Published

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

    McMahon, D. P., Fuerst, M. A., Caspar, J., Theodorou, P., Brown, M. J. F. & Paxton, R. J. 1 May 2015 In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 84, 3, p. 615-624 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  21. Published

    A depauperate immune repertoire precedes evolution of sociality in bees

    Brown, M. J. F. & 23 others Barribeau, S. M., Sadd, B. M., du Plessis, L., 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., Waterhouse, R. M., Yu, N., Zdobnov, E. M. & Schmid-Hempel, P. 24 Apr 2015 In : Genome Biology. 16, 20 p., 83

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Published

    The genomes of two key bumblebee species with primitive eusocial organization

    Brown, M. J. F. & 143 others 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., 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., 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, 31 p., 76

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  23. 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. 1 Feb 2015 In : Biological Conservation. 182, p. 126-133 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. Published

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

    van Noordwijk, C. G. E. . T., Verberk, W. C. E. P., 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 journalArticle

  25. Published

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

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

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. 2014
  27. 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 journalArticle

  28. 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 journalArticle

  29. Published

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

    Fuerst, M. A., McMahon, D. P., Osborne, J. L., Paxton, R. J. & Brown, M. J. F. 20 Feb 2014 In : Nature. 506, 7488, p. 364-+ 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  30. 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 journalArticle

  31. 2013
  32. 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 journalArticle

  33. 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 journalArticle

  34. 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 journalArticle

  35. 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 journalArticle

  36. Published

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

    Brown, M. J. F. , Raine, N. E. & 48 others Dicks, L. V., Abrahams, A., Atkinson, J., Biesmeijer, J., Bourn, N., Brown, C., 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., 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., 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 journalArticle

  37. 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 journalArticle

  38. Published

    Threats to an ecosystem service: pressures on pollinators

    Brown, M. J. F. , Bryden, J. , Jansen, V. A. A. , Raine, N. E. & 35 others Vanbergen, A. J., Baude, M., Biesmeijer, J. C., Britton, N. F., Brown, M., 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., Keeling, M. J., Kunin, W. E., Marris, G. C., 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., 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 review

  39. 2012
  40. 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 journalArticle

  41. 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

  42. 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 journalArticle

  43. 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 journalArticle

  44. 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

  45. 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 journalArticle

  46. 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 journalArticle

  47. 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 journalArticle

  48. 2011
  49. 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 journalArticle

  50. 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 review

  51. 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

  52. 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 journalArticle

  53. 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

  54. 2010
  55. 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 review

  56. 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 journalArticle

  57. 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 journalArticle

  58. 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 journalArticle

  59. 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 journalArticle

  60. 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 journalArticle

  61. Published

    Parasites and Insects: Aspects of Social Behaviour

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

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

  62. 2009
  63. 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 journalArticle

  64. 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 journalArticle

  65. 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 journalArticle

  66. 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 journalArticle

  67. 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

  68. 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

  69. 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 journalEditorial

  70. 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 review

  71. 2008
  72. 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 journalArticle

  73. 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 journalArticle

  74. 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 journalArticle

  75. Published

    Evolutionary Epidemiology of Virus Infections in Honey Bees

    Brown, M. J. F. & Fries, I. 2008 Virology and the Honey Bee. Aubert, M., Ball, B., Fries, I., Moritz, R., Milani, N. & Bernardinelli, I. (eds.). Belgium: European Commission, p. 277 310 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  76. Published

    Is an ant colony a superorganism?

    Brown, M. J. F. 2008 The Seventy Great Mysteries of the Natural World. Benton, T. (ed.). Thames and Hudson

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  77. Published

    Social Behavior

    Brown, M. J. F. & Gordon, D. M. 2008 Encyclopedia of Ecology: Behavioral Ecology. Jørgensen, S. E. & Fath, B. D. (eds.). Oxford: Elsevier, Vol. 4, p. 3261-3264

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

  78. Published

    Within colony dynamics of Nosema bombi infections: disease establishment, epidemiology and potential vertical transmission

    Rutrecht, S. T. & Brown, M. J. F. 2008 In : Apidologie. 39, 5, p. 504-514 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  79. 2007
  80. Published

    Horizontal transmission success of Nosema bombi to its adult bumble bee hosts: effects of dosage, spore source and host age

    Rutrecht, S. T., Klee, J. & Brown, M. J. F. Nov 2007 In : Parasitology. 134, p. 1719-1726 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  81. Published

    Building on IUCN regional red lists to produce lists of species of conservation priority: a model with Irish bees

    Fitzpatrick, U., Murray, T. E., Paxton, R. J. & Brown, M. J. F. Oct 2007 In : Conservation Biology. 21, 5, p. 1324-1332 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  82. Published

    Rarity and decline in bumblebees - A test of causes and correlates in the Irish fauna

    Fitzpatrick, U., Murray, T. E., Paxton, R. J., Breen, J., Cotton, D., Santorum, V. & Brown, M. J. F. Apr 2007 In : Biological Conservation. 136, 2, p. 185-194 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  83. Published

    Review of BP Oldroyd & S Wongsiri, Asian Honey Bees: Biology, Conservation, and Human Interactions

    Brown, M. J. F. 2007 In : Animal Behaviour. 73, p. 553 554 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  84. 2006
  85. Published

    Honey bee and bumblebee trypanosomatids: specificity and potential for transmission

    Ruiz-Gonzalez, M. X. & Brown, M. J. F. Dec 2006 In : ECOLOGICAL ENTOMOLOGY. 31, 6, p. 616-622 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  86. Published

    Fur snagging as a method of evaluating the presence and abundance of a small carnivore, the pine marten (Martes martes)

    Lynch, A. B., Brown, M. J. F. & Rochford, J. M. Oct 2006 In : Journal of Zoology . 270, 2, p. 330-339 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  87. Published

    Mortality rates and division of labor in the leaf-cutting ant, Atta colombica

    Brown, M. J. F., Bot, A. N. M. & Hart, A. G. 19 Sep 2006 In : Journal of Insect Science. 6, p. - 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  88. Published

    Molecular sexing of pine marten (Martes martes): how many replicates?

    Lynch, A. B. & Brown, M. J. F. Sep 2006 In : Molecular Ecology Notes. 6, 3, p. 631-633 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  89. Published

    Brood-cell size does not influence the susceptibility of honey bees (Apis mellifera) to infestation by tracheal mites (Acarapis woodi)

    McMullan, J. B. & Brown, M. J. F. Aug 2006 In : Experimental and Applied Acarology. 39, 3-4, p. 273-280 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  90. Published

    Males vs workers: testing the assumptions of the haploid susceptibility hypothesis in bumblebees

    Ruiz-Gonzalez, M. X. & Brown, M. J. F. Aug 2006 In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 60, 4, p. 501-509 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  91. Published

    Regional red data list for Irish Bees. Report to National Parks and Wildlife Service (Ireland) and Environment and Heritage Service (N. Ireland)

    Fitzpatrick, U., Murray, T. E., Byrne, A., Paxton, R. J. & Brown, M. 2006 Unkown Publisher.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  92. Published

    The influence of small-cell brood combs on the morphometry of honeybees (Apis mellifera)

    McMullan, J. B. & Brown, M. J. F. 2006 In : Apidologie. 37, 6, p. 665-672 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  93. Published
  94. Published

    The State of Ireland’s Bees

    Fitzpatrick, U., Murray, T. E., Paxton, R. J. & Brown, M. 2006 NPWS (Ireland) & EHS (Northern Ireland).

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  95. 2005
  96. Published

    The impact of host starvation on parasite development and population dynamics in an intestinal trypanosome parasite of bumble bees

    Logan, A., Ruiz-Gonzalez, M. X. & Brown, M. J. F. Jun 2005 In : Parasitology. 130, p. 637-642 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  97. Published

    Additions to the Irish Apoidea: Andrena trimmerana and Osmia rufa (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae and Megachilidae)

    Murray, T. E., Stout, J. C. & Brown, M. J. F. 2005 In : Irish Naturalists' Journal. 28, p. 48 49 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  98. Published

    Brood pupation temperature affects the susceptibility of honeybees (Apis mellifera) to infestation by tracheal mites (Acarapis woodi)

    Mcmullan, J. B. & Brown, M. J. F. 2005 In : Apidologie. 36, 1, p. 97-105 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  99. Published

    The evolutionary significance of long copulation duration in bumble bees

    Brown, M. J. F. & Baer, B. 2005 In : Apidologie. 36, 2, p. 157-167 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

  100. 2004
  101. Published

    A new pollinator initiative on the island of Ireland

    Paxton, R. J., Murray, T. E., Bradley, U. & Brown, M. J. F. Dec 2004 In : Bee World. 85, 4, p. 83-84 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  102. Published

    Platycheirus aurolateralis and P. splendidus (Diptera: Syrphidae): insects new to Ireland and their separation from related species

    Speight, M. C. D., Brown, M. J. F. & Stout, J. C. 2004 In : Irish Naturalists' Journal. 27, 11, p. 413 417 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  103. Published

    Review of D Goulson, Bumblebees: Behaviour and Ecology

    Brown, M. J. F. 2004 In : Animal Behaviour. 67, p. 376-378

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

  104. 2003
  105. Published

    Strong context-dependent virulence in a host-parasite system: reconciling genetic evidence with theory

    Brown, M. J. F., Schmid-Hempel, R. & Schmid-Hempel, P. Nov 2003 In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 72, 6, p. 994-1002 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  106. Published

    The evolution of female multiple mating in social hymenoptera

    Brown, M. J. F. & Schmid-Hempel, P. Sep 2003 In : Evolution. 57, 9, p. 2067-2081 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

  107. Published

    Queen-controlled sex ratios and worker reproduction in the bumble bee Bombus hypnorum, as revealed by microsatellites

    Brown, M. J. F., Schmid-Hempel, R. & Schmid-Hempel, P. Jun 2003 In : Molecular Ecology . 12, 6, p. 1599-1605 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  108. Published

    Activation of host constitutive immune defence by an intestinal trypanosome parasite of bumble bees

    Brown, M. J. F., Moret, Y. & Schmid-Hempel, P. Mar 2003 In : Parasitology. 126, p. 253-260 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  109. Published

    On the evolution of claustral colony founding in ants

    Brown, M. J. F. & Bonhoeffer, S. Feb 2003 In : EVOLUTIONARY ECOLOGY RESEARCH. 5, 2, p. 305-313 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  110. 2002
  111. Published

    A colony-level response to disease control in a leaf-cutting ant

    Hart, A. G., Bot, A. N. M. & Brown, M. J. F. Jun 2002 In : Naturwissenschaften. 89, 6, p. 275-277 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  112. Published

    Dynamics of multiple-mating in the bumble bee Bombus hypnorum

    Brown, M. J. F., Baer, B., Schmid-Hempel, R. & Schmid-Hempel, P. 2002 In : Insectes Sociaux. 49, 4, p. 315-319 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  113. 2001
  114. Published

    To copulate or not? The importance of female status and behavioural variation in predicting copulation in a bumblebee

    Sauter, A. & Brown, M. J. F. Aug 2001 In : Animal Behaviour. 62, p. 221-226 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  115. Published

    Males of social insects can prevent queens from multiple mating

    Sauter, A., Brown, M. J. F., Baer, B. & Schmid-Hempel, P. 22 Jul 2001 In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological sciences. 268, 1475, p. 1449-1454 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  116. 2000
  117. Published

    Condition-dependent expression of virulence in a trypanosome infecting bumblebees

    Brown, M. J. F., Loosli, R. & Schmid-Hempel, P. Dec 2000 In : Oikos. 91, 3, p. 421-427 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  118. Published

    From the laboratory to the field: the advantage of pleometrotic colony founding

    Brown, M. J. F. Mar 2000 In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 15, 3, p. 116-116 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

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