Publications

Publications



*Joint first-authors
** Undergraduate author mentored by Rittschof




2017 Rittschof, C.C. Sequential social experiences interact to modulate aggression but not brain gene expression in the honey bee (Apis mellifera). Frontiers in Zoology. 14: 1-10.

2016 Rittschof, C.C. & G.E. Robinson. Behavioral genetic toolkits: toward the evolutionary origins of complex phenotypes. Current Trends in Developmental Biology. 119: 157-204.

2015 Rittschof, C.C., **C.B. Coombs, M. Frazier, C.M. Grozinger, and G.E. Robinson. Early-life experience affects honey bee aggression and resilience to immune challenge. Scientific Reports, in press.

2015 Rittschof, C.C., C.M. Grozinger, and G.E. Robinson. The energetic basis of behavior: bridging behavioral ecology and neuroscience. Current Opinion in Behavioral Sciences, in press.

2015 *Chandrasekaran & C.C. Rittschof, D. Djukovic, H. Gu, D. Raftery, N. Price, G. Robinson. Aggression is associated with aerobic glycolysis in the honey bee brain. Genes, Brain, and Behavior. 14:158-166.

2014 Rittschof, C.C. A. Bukhari, L. Sloofman, J. Troy, D. Caetano-Anolles, A. Cash-Ahmed, M. Kent, X. Lu, O. Sanogo, P. Weisner, H. Zhang, A. Bell, J. Ma, S. Sinha, G. Robinson, L. Stubbs. Neuromolecular responses to social challenge: common mechanisms across mouse, stickleback fish and honey bee. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. doi:10.1073/pnas.1420369111

2014 *H.L. Byarlay & C.C. Rittschof, J. Massey, B. Pittendrigh, and G.E. Robinson. Socially responsive effects of brain oxidative metabolism on aggression. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 111:12533-12537.

2014 Rittschof, C.C. and G.E. Robinson. Genomics: moving behavioral ecology beyond the phenotypic gambit. Animal Behaviour. 92:263-270.

2013  Rittschof, C.C. and G.E. Robinson. Manipulation of colony environment modulates honey bee aggression and brain gene expression. Genes, Brain, and Behavior. 8: 802-811.

2013  Rittschof, C.C., **S. Pattanaik, **L. Johnson, F. Matos, J. Brusini, M.L. Wayne. The effects of sigma virus on sexual conflict in Drosophila melanogaster. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 67: 529-540.

2012  Rittschof, C.C. The effects of temperature on egg development and web site selection in Nephila clavipes. Journal of Arachnology. 40: 141-145.

2012  Rittschof, C.C., S.A. Hilber, M.S. Tudor, and C.M. St. Mary. Modeling male reproductive strategies and optimal mate number in an orb-web spider. Behavioral Ecology. 23: 1-10.

2011  **Constant, N., **D. Valbuena, and C.C. Rittschof. Male contest investment changes with male body size but not female quality in the spider Nephila clavipes. Behavioural Processes. 87: 218-223.

2011  Rittschof, C.C. Mortality risk affects mating decisions in the spider Nephila clavipes. Behavioral Ecology. 22: 350-357.

2011  *Michalik, P. & C.C. Rittschof. A comparative analysis of the morphology and evolution of permanent sperm depletion in spiders. PLoS ONE. 6:e16014.

2010   Rittschof, C.C. Male density affects large-male advantage in the golden silk spider Nephila clavipes. Behavioral Ecology. 21: 979-985.

2010   Rittschof, C.C. and K.V. Ruggles. The complexity of site quality: multiple factors affect web tenure in an orb-web spider. Animal Behaviour. 79: 1147-1155.

2008   Rittschof, C.C. and T.D. Seeley. The buzz-run: how honeybees signal ‘Time to go!’ Animal Behaviour. 75: 189-197.

2006   Kapan, D.D., N.S. Flanagan, A. Tobler, R.D. Reed, J.A. Gonzalez, M.R. Restrepo, L. Martinez, K. Maldonado, C.C. Rittschof, D.G. Heckel, and W.O. MacMillan. Localization of Müllerian mimicry genes on a dense linkage map of Heliconius erato. Genetics. 173: 735-757.