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It All Began at UC Davis

Bee breeder-geneticist Michael

It all began at UC Davis.  The highly acclaimed research published in Current Biology that cracked the 200-year secret of complementary sex determination in honey bees is rooted right here, right here at UC Davis.  Arizona State...

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Bee breeder-geneticist Michael "Kim" Fondrk works the Page bees in a Dixon almond orchard. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Bee breeder-geneticist Michael "Kim" Fondrk works the Page bees in a Dixon almond orchard. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 10:59 PM

The Spirit of the Hive

The queen and her court. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The Spirit of the Hive: The Mechanisms of Social Evolution. That's the title of a newly published book written by Robert E. Page Jr., one of the world's foremost honey bee geneticists. In his 224-page book, published by Harvard University Press, Page...

The queen and her court. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The queen and her court. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The queen and her court. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Queen cells. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Queen cells. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Queen cells. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 10:33 PM

It All Bee-Gan at UC Davis

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The "honey bee reproductive ground plan" hypothesis that originated two decades ago at the University of California, Davis with bee geneticist Robert E Page Jr. (right) is drawing international attention. Page, emeritus professor of entomology at UC...

Hives of International Interest
Hives of International Interest

BEES in these hives are part of the Robert E. Page Jr. honey bee research program at UC Davis. This photo was taken in a Dixon, Calif. almond orchard. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Queen Bee
Queen Bee

QUEEN BEE (with dot) surrounded by worker bees. These bees are part of the Robert E. Page Jr. honey bee research program at UC Davis. Page and colleague Gro Amdam, both of Arizona State University, are featured in the Oct. 23rd edition of Science. Page, emeritus professor of entomology at UC Davis, continues his research at Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, October 29, 2009 at 6:26 PM

A 'Page' of History

Robert Page

Honey bee geneticist Robert E. Page Jr. is in good company. Good company, indeed. Think scientists Marie Curie, Albert Einstein and Charles Darwin. Page, who received his doctorate in entomology from UC...

Robert Page
Robert Page

HONEY BEE GENETICIST Robert Page is a newly elected member of the oldest scientific academy of science, the Germany Academy of Sciences Leopoldina. Former chair of the UC Davis Department of Entomology, he's now a professor and administrator at Arizona State University.

Specialized Bees
Specialized Bees

ROB PAGE'S specialized stock of honey bees. The stock is based at the University of California, Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Frame of Bees
Frame of Bees

A FRAME from one of Rob Page's specialized stock. The bees are based at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, June 8, 2009 at 7:01 PM

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