BeeSpace In the News
The honey bee genome was published in the Oct. 26, 2006, issue of Nature, by the Honeybee Genome Sequencing Consortium. BeeSpace co-investigator Gene E. Robinson is a leader of the consortium. Co-investigators Susan Fahrbach and Sandra Rodriguez-Zas and project-affiliated researchers Saurabh Sinha and Xu Ling are also among the 170 researchers worldwide who contributed to the work. Learn more here.
The BeeSpace Project is featured in NSF's Special Report on Foundations in Integrative Biological Research (FIBR), published in October, 2005. The report can be found at http://nsf.gov/news/special_reports/fibr/index.jsp
Gene Robinson's new Bee Research Lab, where important BeeSpace-related experiments will be performed, was featured in a Champaign-Urbana (IL) News-Gazette story published Sept. 19, 2005, and headlined, "New UI lab creating a buzz."
BeeSpace co-PI Susan Fahrbach and her work are profiled in a July 25, 2005, feature article in the Winston-Salem (NC) Journal newspaper, headlined, "Bees' Lessons: Honeybees help out variety of sciences."
ChengXiang Zhai is featured in a Champaign-Urbana (IL) News-Gazette story published July 5, 2005, and headlined "Professor's computer search work turns heads."
BeeSpace co-PI Gene Robinson is featured in Science Magazine's Jan. 7, 2005, issue, discussing the search for genetic links to behavior across species. [PDF] (Pennisi, E. (2005). "A Genomic View of Animal Behavior." Science Magazine, 307:5706 (Jan. 7), 30-32.)
Gene Robinson also penned an Op-Ed piece in the Dec. 13, 2004, issue of the New York Times, titled, "The Behavior of Genes." [PDF]
BeeSpace was featured in an article in the Champaign-Urbana News-Gazette on Sunday, Oct. 24, 2004. View article.
These Press Releases were announced in September 2004: