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Courses

Spring 2015

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
BIO 493 Honors Thesis
BIO 494 Special Topics
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
BIO 598 Special Topics
MBB 495 Undergraduate Research

Fall 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
BIO 340 General Genetics

Spring 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
BIO 360 Animal Physiology
BIO 361 Animal Physiology Laboratory
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research

Fall 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
BIO 360 Animal Physiology
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research

Summer 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research

Spring 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
BIO 360 Animal Physiology

Fall 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research
MBB 499 Individualized Instruction

Spring 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
BIO 340 General Genetics
BIO 495 Undergraduate Research

Fall 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
BIO 360 Animal Physiology
BIO 361 Animal Physiology Laboratory
BIO 499 Individualized Instruction
MBB 499 Individualized Instruction

Publications and Other Intellectual ContributionsGoogle Scholar

  1. Ihle KE, Fondrk MK, Page RE, Amdam GV.. Genotype effect on lifespan following vitellogenin knockdown.. Experimental Gerontology (2015).

  2. Oostindjer M, Amdam GV, Egelandsdal B.. Getting Norway to eat healthier: What are the opportunities?. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. (2015).

  3. Rangberg A, Mathisen G, Amdam G, Diep D.. The paratransgenic potential of Lactobacillus kunkeei in the honey bee Apis mellifera.. Beneficial Microbes. (2015).

  4. Dragsted LO, Alexander J, Amdam G, Bryan N, Chen D, Haug A, Karlsson AH, de Kok T, Kulseng BE, Martin RJ Jr, Milkowski A, Pajari AM, Pickowa J, Rudi K, Sødring MS, Oostindjer M, Egelandsdal B.. Colorectal cancer risk and association with red meat - Is it inconsistent?. Meat Science (2014).

  5. Hystad EM, Amdam GV, Eide L.. Mitochondrial DNA integrity changes with age but does not correlate with learning performance in honey bees. Experimental Gerontology (2014).

  6. Ihle KE, Baker NA, Amdam GV.. Insulin-like peptide response to nutritional input in honey bee workers.. Journal of Insect Physiology (2014).

  7. Oostindjer M, Alexander J, Amdam GV, Andersen G, Bryan NS, Chen D, Corpet DE, De Smet S, Dragsted LO, Haug A, Karlsson AH, Kleter G, de Kok TM, Kulseng B, Milkowski AL, Martin RJ, Pajari AM, Paulsen JE, Pickova J, Rudi K, Sødring M, Weed DL, Egelandsdal B.. The role of red and processed meat in colorectal cancer development: a perspective.. Meat Science (2014).

  8. Scholl C, Wang Y, Krischke M, Mueller MJ, Amdam GV, Rössler W.. Light exposure leads to reorganization of microglomeruli in the mushroom bodies and influences juvenile hormone levels in the honeybee.. Developmental Neurobiology (2014).

  9. Dolezal AG†, Johnson J, Hölldobler B, Amdam GV.. Division of labor is associated with age-independent changes in ovarian activity in Pogonomyrmex californicus harvester ants. Journal of Insect Physiology. (2013).

  10. Flatt T, Amdam GV, Kirkwood TB, Omholt SW.. Life-history evolution and the polyphenic regulation of somatic maintenance and survival.. Quarterly Review of Biology (2013).

  11. Flores KB, Wolschin F, Amdam GV.. The role of methylation of DNA in environmental adaptation.. Integrative Comparative Biology (2013).

  12. Havukainen H, Munch D, Baumann A, Zhong S, Halskau O, Krogsgaard M, Amdam GV.. Vitellogenin recognizes cell damage through membrane binding and shields living cells from reactive oxygen species.. Journal of Biological Chemistry (2013).

  13. Münch D, Baker N, Rasmussen EM†, Shah AK†, Kreibich CD, Heidem LE†, Amdam GV.. Obtaining specimens with slowed, accelerated and reversed aging in the honey bee model.. Journal of Visualized Experiments (2013).

  14. Nunes FM, Ihle KE, Mutti NS, Simões ZL, Amdam GV.. The gene vitellogenin affects microRNA regulation in honey bee (Apis mellifera) fat body and brain.. Journal of Experimental Biology (2013).

  15. Oostindjer, M. and Amdam, G.V.. Systems integrity in health and aging – an animal model approach. Healthspan and Longevity (2013).

  16. Siegel AJ†, Fondrk MK, Amdam GV, Page RE Jr.. In-hive patterns of temporal polyethism in strains of honey bees (Apis mellifera) with distinct genetic backgrounds.. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology (2013).

  17. Wang Y, Azevedo SV, Hartfelder K, Amdam GV.. Insulin-like peptides (AmILP1 and AmILP2) differentially affect female caste development in the honey bee (Apis mellifera). Journal of Experimental Biology (2013).

  18. Wang Y, Baker N, Amdam GV.. RNAi-mediated double gene knockdown and gustatory perception measurement in honey bees (Apis mellifera). Journal of Visualized Experiments (2013).

  19. Yamamoto R, Bai H, Dolezal AG†, Amdam GV, Tatar M.. Juvenile hormone regulation of Drosophila aging.. BMC Biology (2013).

  20. Book chapter: Dolezal, A.G., Flores, K.B., Traynor, K.S. and Amdam, G.V.. The Evolution and development of eusocial insect behavior. Advances in Evolution and Development. John Wiley and Sons (2013).

  21. Book chapter: Münch D., and Amdam, G.V.. Brain aging and performance plasticity in honey bees. Invertebrate Learning and Memory. Elsevier/Academic Press (2013).

  22. Ament, S.A., Blatti, C.A, Alaux, C., Wheeler, M.M., Toth, A.L., LeConte, Y., Hunt, G.J., Guzmán-Novoa, E., DeGrandi-Hoffman, G., Uribe-Rubio, J.L., Amdam, G.V., Page, R.E., Rodriguez-Zas, S.L., Robinson, G.E., and Sinha, S.. New meta-analysis tools reveal common transcriptional regulatory basis for multiple determinants of behavior.. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA (2012).

  23. Baker, N., Wolschin, F. and Amdam, G.V.. Age-related learning deficits can be reversed in honeybees Apis mellifera.. Experimental Gerontology (2012).

  24. Dolezal, A.G.†, Brent, C.B., Hölldobler, B. and Amdam, G.V.. Worker division of labor and endocrine physiology are associated in the harvester ant, Pogonomyrmex californicus. Journal of Experimental Biology (2012).

  25. Flores, K., Wolschin, F., Corneveaux, J.J., Allen, A., Huentelman, M.J. and Amdam, G.V.. Genome-wide association between DNA methylation and alternative splicing in an invertebrate.. BMC Genomics (2012).

  26. Herb, B., Wolschin, F., Aryee, M., Langmead, B., Amdam, G.V, and Feinberg, A.P. Reversible switching between epigenetic states in honeybee behavioral subcastes.. Nature Neuroscience (2012).

  27. Kapheim, K.M., Smith, A.R., Ihle, K.E.†, Amdam, G.V., Nonacs, P. and Wcislo, W.T.. Evidence for a developmental ground plan in caste evolution from a facultatively eusocial sweat bee. Proceedings of the Royal Society B (2012).

  28. Page, R.E., Rueppell, O. and Amdam, G.V.. Genetics of reproduction and regulation of honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) social behavior. Annual Review of Genetics (2012).

  29. Rangberg, A.†, Diep, D., Rudi, K. and Amdam, G.V.. Paratransgenesis: an approach to improve colony health and molecular insight in honey bees (Apis mellifera)?. Integrative & Comparative Biology (2012).

  30. Rascón, B., Hubbard, B.P., Sinclair, D.A. and Amdam, G.V.. The lifespan extension effects of resveratrol are conserved in the honey bee and may be driven by a mechanism related to caloric restriction.. Aging (2012).

  31. Wang, Y., Brent, C., Fennern, E. and Amdam, G.V.. Gustatory perception and fat body energy metabolism are jointly affected by vitellogenin and juvenile hormone in honey bees. PLoS Genetics (2012).

  32. Wolschin, F., Shpigler, H., Amdam, G.V. and Bloch, G.. Size-related variation in protein abundance in the brain and abdominal tissue of bumblebee workers. Insect Molecular Biology (2012).

  33. Amdam, G.V.. Social context, stress, and plasticity of aging. Aging Cell (2011).

  34. Amdam, G.V. and Hovland, A.L.. Animal preferences and choice.. Nature Education Knowledge (2011).

  35. Chan Q.W.T., Mutti, N.S., Foster, L.J., Kocher, S., Amdam, G.V. and Wolschin, F.. Proteomic restructuring of the abdominal fat body precedes a behavioral change in honeybees.. PLoS ONE (2011).

  36. Flores, K. and Amdam G.V.. Deciphering a methylome: What can we read into patterns of DNA methylation?. Journal of Experimental Biology (2011).

  37. Graham, A.M., Munday, M.D., Kaftanoglu, O., Page, R.E. Jr, Amdam, G.V. and Rueppell, O.. Support for the reproductive ground plan hypothesis of social evolution and major QTL for ovary traits of Africanized worker honey bees (Apis mellifera L.). BMC Evolutionary Biology (2011).

  38. Havukainen, H., Halskau, Ø., and Amdam, G.V.. Social pleiotropy and evolution of honey bee vitellogenin.. Molecular Ecology (2011).

  39. Havukainen, H., Halskau, Ø., Skjaerven, L. and Amdam, G.V.. Deconstructing honeybee vitellogenin: novel 40 kDa fragment assigned to its N-terminus. Journal of Experimental Biology (2011).

  40. Hunt, J.H., Mutti, N.S, Havukainen, H., Henshaw, M.T., Howe, M.K. and Amdam, G.V.. (2011) The first RNA interference tool for the eusocial model insect Polistes points to a unique protein associated with caste ecology.. PloS ONE (2011).

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Presentations

  1. Amdam GV The honey bee. The City of Molde, Bjørnsonhuset Norway. Speech to the audience of the Molde Ambassador ceremony.. (Jul 2014).
  2. Amdam GV Are you what you eat?. Seminar by the Food Ecology initiative, Norwegian University of Life Sciences.. (Jun 2014).
  3. Amdam GV Foods through the ages. Seminar by the Food Ecology initiative, Norwegian Centre for Advanced Study, Oslo. (Jun 2014).
  4. Amdam GV Pimp your research!. Invited lecture, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Media relations. (May 2014).
  5. Amdam, GV Food behavior: What can we learn from honey bees?. Norwegian Centre for Advanced Study, Oslo. Lunch seminar lecture. (Apr 2014).
  6. Amdam GV Functional foods, perspectives from the USA.. TINE Meieriet Oslo, Kalbakken, (Norway’s largest dairy producer), section for innovation and design. (Apr 2014).
  7. Amdam GV Food behavior. What can we learn from the honey bees?. NMBU Adamstuen, Norwegian Veterinary College, Norway. (Apr 2014).
  8. Amdam GV Unconventional Model Animals in Food & Health. Workshop by the Food Ecology initiative, Norwegian Centre for Advanced Study, Oslo. (Mar 2014).
  9. Amdam GV Regulation of food behavior. Norwegian Student Society, Oslo, Norway. (Mar 2014).
  10. Gro Amdam Healthy aging and sugar addiction -- what we can learn from honey bees. Molde public library, Norway. (Oct 2013).
  11. Gro Amdam Model animal reserach -- what we can learn from honey bees. Molde gymnasium. (Oct 2013).
  12. Daniel Münch & Gro Amdam Behavioural changes with advancing age: strategies and constraints.. Behaviour 2013, Newcastle, UK. (Aug 2013).
  13. Jonathan Bobek & Gro Amdam Genetics, Epigenetics, & Behavior: What can we learn from the Honeybee?. Arizona Science Center, Phoenix. (Feb 2013).
  14. Daniel Munch, Gro Amdam Honey bee aging. EurBee 2012, physiology symposium, Halle, Germany. (Oct 2012).
  15. Heli Havukainen, Gro Amdam Vitellogenin, a molecule at the intersection between social behavior and health. 1st Joint Congress on Evolutionary Biology, Ottawa, Canada. (Aug 2012).
  16. Gro Amdam Plasticity of aging. British Society for Research in Ageing scientific meeting, Birmingham UK. (Apr 2012).
  17. Gro Amdam The aging brain. Cafe Scientifique, Oslo International Club, Norway. (Feb 2012).
  18. Gro Amdam Food Ecology. Norwegian Biochemical Society, Winter meeting. (Jan 2012).
  19. Gro Amdam A Future in Science. Vestby videregående skole (Senior High School), Norway. (Jan 2012).
  20. Gro Amdam Early career development. Faculty Women's Association Leadership Summit, ASU. (Jan 2012).
  21. Gro Amdam Pimp My Reserach. Science Communication, "Pimp My Research" lecture series, University of Oslo, Norway. (Nov 2011).
  22. Gro Amdam Plasticity of aging in honey bees. Buck Institute on Aging, Longevity Consortium, San Rafael, CA. (Nov 2011).
  23. Gro Amdam Sloppiness in genetic design. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Honey Bee Genomics and Biology Workshop, speaker & moderator. (May 2011).
  24. Gro Amdam Paratransgenesis. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Honey Bee Functional Genomics Tools, speaker and organizer. (May 2011).
  25. Gro Amdam The genetic architectures of social design. University of Würzburg, Department of Sociobiology and Behavioral Physiology, Germany. (Apr 2011).
  26. Gro Amdam Building a better brain. Pew Charitable Trust, Annual meeting for PEW Award Scholars, Cozumel, Mexico. (Mar 2011).
  27. Gro Amdam The genetic architectures of social design. Invited lecture, University of Bergen, Norway. (Feb 2011).
  28. Gro Amdam PEOPLE. Forward to Professorship Conference, ASU. (Jan 2011).
  29. Amdam, G.V. Mechanisms of honey bee aging. Rikshospitalet National Hospital, Oslo, Norway. (Dec 2010).
  30. Amdam, G.V. Aging plasticity in honey bees. University of Texas Health Care Center, San Antonio, TX. (Sep 2010).
  31. Amdam, G.V Mechanisms of honey bee aging. IUSSI 2010 Congress, Copenhagen, Denmark. (Aug 2010).
  32. Amdam, G.V. Challenges of Honey Bee Transgenic Technology. IUSSI 2010 Congress, Copenhagen, Denmark. (Aug 2010).
  33. Amdam, G.V. Social plasticity in aging. FEBS World Congress, Göteborg, Sweden. (Jul 2010).
  34. Amdam, G.V. Dual insulin signaling and division of labor in honey bees. Free University of Berlin, Berlin Germany, International Symposium in Honeybee Neuroscience. (Jun 2010).
  35. Amdam, G.V. Dual insulin signaling in honey bees. University of Bonn, Nutritional Homeostasis Workshop, Bonn, Germany. (May 2010).
  36. Amdam, G.V. Sex and social context. ‘Chalk board talk’ Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ. (Apr 2010).
  37. Amdam, G.V. The making of a social insect. University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY. (Apr 2010).
  38. Amdam, G.V. Last Lecture - Gro Amdam. ‘Last Lecture’, honorary, Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ. (Apr 2010).
  39. Amdam, G.V. Honey bee aging. Scandinavian Club, Paradise Valley, Phoenix, AZ. (Mar 2010).
  40. Amdam, G.V. Regulatory architectures of social design. University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark. (Feb 2010).

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Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Amdam,Gro Vang * . Interdisciplinary Food Ecology. Inst. for Advanced Study (8/5/2013 - 6/30/2014).
  2. Page Jr,Robert Eugene * Amdam,Gro Vang . Caste Demography and Aging in Honey Bees. UNIV OF CA AT DAVIS (9/30/2009 - 8/31/2012).
  3. Amdam,Gro Vang * . DISSERTATION RESEARCH: Regulation of Social Foraging in the Honey Bee (Apis mellifera). NSF-BIO-IOS (7/1/2009 - 12/31/2010).
  4. Amdam,Gro Vang * . Dissecting the unique plasticity of neuronal oxidative damage in aging honey bee (Apis mellifera) brain. PEW CHARITABLE TRUSTS (6/1/2009 - 8/31/2014).
  5. Amdam,Gro Vang * . Insulin and size-related division of labor in Bombusa. US-ISRAEL BINATL SCIENCE FDN (10/1/2008 - 9/30/2013).
  6. Amdam,Gro Vang * . Genetic Dissection of the Reproductive Ground-plan Hypothesis of Social Evolution. Norwegian Univ. of Life Sci. (6/1/2008 - 5/31/2019).
  7. Amdam,Gro Vang * . Dissecting the unique plasticity of neuronal oxidative damage in aging honey bee (Apis mellifera) brain. UNIV OF CA AT SAN FRANCISCO (7/1/2007 - 8/31/2012).
  8. Amdam,Gro Vang * . A Study of Aging in the Honey Bee Brain. Norwegian Univ. of Life Sci. (3/1/2007 - 5/31/2011).
  9. Amdam,Gro Vang * . Dissecting the physiological, sensory, cognitive, and social dynamic features of cellular aging in the honey bee brain. Norwegian Univ. of Life Sci. (10/15/2006 - 3/31/2007).
  10. Amdam,Gro Vang * . RUI: Genetic Dissection of the Reproductive Ground-Plan Hypothesis and Social Evolution. UNIV NORTH CAROLINA-GREENSBORO (9/1/2006 - 1/31/2010).

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Service

  1. Steering committee: NSF-RCN: Insect Genetic Technologies network, Member (2013 - present)
  2. Steering committee: NSF-RCN: Insect Genetic Technologies network, Member (2013 - present)
  3. Behavioral Genetics, Reviewer (2011 - present)
  4. Archives of Insect Biochemistry & Physiology, Reviewer (2011 - present)
  5. Scientific advisory board: Genome Canada, Next Generation Bee IPM, Member (2011 - present)
  6. Scientific advisory board: Genome Canada, Next Generation Bee IPM, Member (2011 - present)
  7. University Graduate Council (UCG), at ASU, CLAS representative (2011 - present)
  8. University Graduate Council (UCG), at ASU, CLAS representative (2011 - present)
  9. Genome Canada, Scientific Advisory Panel (2011 - present)
  10. Journal of the American Aging Association, Reviewer (2011 - present)
  11. Cell and Tissue Reserach, Reviewer (2011 - present)
  12. BMC Evolutionary Biology, Reviewer (2011 - present)
  13. PLOS ONE, Associate Editor (2010 - present)
  14. PLOS ONE, Associate Editor (2010 - present)
  15. PLOS ONE, Associate Editor (2010 - present)
  16. PLOS ONE, Associate Editor (2010 - present)
  17. Experimental Gerontology, Reviewer (2010 - present)
  18. Experimental Gerontology, Reviewer (2010 - present)
  19. Experimental Gerontology, Reviewer (2010 - present)
  20. Experimental Gerontology, Reviewer (2010 - present)
  21. Journal of Insect Physiology, Reviewer (2010 - present)
  22. Naturwissenschaften, Reviewer (2009 - present)
  23. Insect Molecular Biology, Reviewer (2009 - present)
  24. Insect Molecular Biology, Reviewer (2009 - present)
  25. American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) National Scientific Advisory Council (NSAC), Reviewer (2008 - present)
  26. American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) National Scientific Advisory Council (NSAC), Reviewer (2008 - present)
  27. Research and Training Initiatives (RTI) Committee, Representative, Organismal, Integrative and Systems Biology (2008 - present)
  28. Research and Training Initiatives (RTI) Committee, Representative, Organismal, Integrative and Systems Biology (2008 - present)
  29. Research and Training Initiatives (RTI) Committee, Representative, Organismal, Integrative and Systems Biology (2008 - present)
  30. Research and Training Initiatives (RTI) Committee, Representative, Organismal, Integrative and Systems Biology (2008 - present)
  31. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA, Reviewer (2006 - present)
  32. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science USA, Reviewer (2006 - present)
  33. Honey Bee Research Facility Committee, Member (2005 - present)
  34. Honey Bee Research Facility Committee, Member (2005 - present)
  35. Honey Bee Research Facility Committee, Member (2005 - present)
  36. Honey Bee Research Facility Committee, Member (2005 - present)
  37. Apidologie, Reviewer (2005 - present)
  38. Genetics, Reviewer (2005 - present)
  39. Faculty Search Committee, Developmental Neuroscience, Member (2012 - 2013)
  40. University Graduate Council (UCG), at ASU, CLAS representative (2011 - 2013)

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