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James Nieh

TitleProfessor
InstitutionUniversity of California San Diego
DepartmentEcology, Behavior, and Evolution
Address9500 Gilman Drive #0116
La Jolla CA 92093
Phone858-822-5010
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    Harvard UniversityBA1991Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
    Cornell UniversityPhD1997Section of Neurobiology and Behavior
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    Harvard University1989  - 1990John Harvard Scholarship
    Harvard University1991Blumberg Creative Science Award
    Harvard University1991Thomas Temple Hoopes Thesis Prize
    Cornell University1991  - 1996Howard Hughes Predoctoral Fellowship
    Harvard University1998  - 2001Harvard Junior Fellow, Harvard Society of Fellows
    UCSD2001  - 2003Heiligenberg Chair of Neuroethology
    UCSD2007Faculty Mentor Award
    UCSD2009Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award
    San Diego Science Educator’s Association2011San Diego Science Educator’s Association Excellence in University Teaching Award
    UCSD2011UCSD Panhellenic Council Outstanding Professor Award
    UCSD2012UCSD Biological Sciences Student Association Excellence in Teaching Award

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    1. Gong Z, Tan K, Nieh J. First demonstration of olfactory learning and long term memory in honey bee queens. J Exp Biol. 2018 May 18. PMID: 29776994.
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    2. Zhang J, Wang Z, Wen P, Qu Y, Tan K, Nieh J. The reluctant visitor: an alkaloid in toxic nectar can reduce olfactory learning and memory in Asian honey bees. J Exp Biol. 2018 Mar 01; 221(Pt 5). PMID: 29361585.
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    3. Tosi S, Nieh J, Sgolastra F, Cabbri R, Medrzycki P. Neonicotinoid pesticides and nutritional stress synergistically reduce survival in honey bees. Proc Biol Sci. 2017 Dec 20; 284(1869). PMID: 29263280.
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    4. Tan K, Wang C, Dong S, Li X, Nieh J. The pesticide flupyradifurone impairs olfactory learning in Asian honey bees (Apis cerana) exposed as larvae or as adults. Sci Rep. 2017 Dec 19; 7(1):17772. PMID: 29259229.
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    5. BenVau LR, Nieh J. Larval honey bees infected with Nosema ceranae have increased vitellogenin titers as young adults. Sci Rep. 2017 Oct 26; 7(1):14144. PMID: 29075036.
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    6. Wen P, Cheng YN, Dong SH, Wang ZW, Tan K, Nieh J. The sex pheromone of a globally invasive honey bee predator, the Asian eusocial hornet, Vespa velutina. Sci Rep. 2017 Oct 11; 7(1):12956. PMID: 29021562.
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    7. Wen P, Cheng Y, Qu Y, Zhang H, Li J, Bell H, Tan K, Nieh J. Foragers of sympatric Asian honey bee species intercept competitor signals by avoiding benzyl acetate from Apis cerana alarm pheromone. Sci Rep. 2017 Jul 27; 7(1):6721. PMID: 28751766.
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    8. Dong S, Wen P, Zhang Q, Li X, Tan K, Nieh J. Corrigendum: Resisting majesty: Apis cerana, has lower antennal sensitivity and decreased attraction to queen mandibular pheromone than Apis mellifera. Sci Rep. 2017 06 30; 7:46872. PMID: 28664900.
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    9. Lam C, Li Y, Landgraf T, Nieh J. Dancing attraction: followers of honey bee tremble and waggle dances exhibit similar behaviors. Biol Open. 2017 Jun 15; 6(6):810-817. PMID: 28432104.
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    10. Tosi S, Burgio G, Nieh J. A common neonicotinoid pesticide, thiamethoxam, impairs honey bee flight ability. Sci Rep. 2017 04 26; 7(1):1201. PMID: 28446783.
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    11. Dong S, Wen P, Zhang Q, Li X, Tan K, Nieh J. Resisting majesty: Apis cerana, has lower antennal sensitivity and decreased attraction to queen mandibular pheromone than Apis mellifera. Sci Rep. 2017 03 15; 7:44640. PMID: 28294146.
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    12. Cheng YN, Wen P, Dong SH, Tan K, Nieh J. Poison and alarm: the Asian hornet Vespa velutina uses sting venom volatiles as an alarm pheromone. J Exp Biol. 2017 02 15; 220(Pt 4):645-651. PMID: 27923877.
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    13. Eiri DM, Nieh J. A nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonist affects honey bee sucrose responsiveness and decreases waggle dancing. J Exp Biol. 2016 Jul 01; 219(Pt 13):2081. PMID: 27385759.
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    14. Gong Z, Wang C, Nieh J, Tan K. Inhibiting DNA methylation alters olfactory extinction but not acquisition learning in Apis cerana and Apis mellifera. J Insect Physiol. 2016 07; 90:43-8. PMID: 27262427.
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    15. Wang Z, Wen P, Qu Y, Dong S, Li J, Tan K, Nieh J. Bees eavesdrop upon informative and persistent signal compounds in alarm pheromones. Sci Rep. 2016 05 09; 6:25693. PMID: 27157595.
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    16. Tan K, Dong S, Li X, Liu X, Wang C, Li J, Nieh J. Honey Bee Inhibitory Signaling Is Tuned to Threat Severity and Can Act as a Colony Alarm Signal. PLoS Biol. 2016 Mar; 14(3):e1002423. PMID: 27014876; PMCID: PMC4807812.
    17. Lecocq A, Jensen AB, Kryger P, Nieh J. Parasite infection accelerates age polyethism in young honey bees. Sci Rep. 2016 Feb 25; 6:22042. PMID: 26912310; PMCID: PMC4766577.
    18. Lau PW, Nieh J. Salt preferences of honey bee water foragers. J Exp Biol. 2016 Mar; 219(Pt 6):790-6. PMID: 26823100.
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    19. Zhang E, Nieh J. The neonicotinoid imidacloprid impairs honey bee aversive learning of simulated predation. J Exp Biol. 2015 Oct; 218(Pt 20):3199-205. PMID: 26347552.
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    20. Tan K, Chen W, Dong S, Liu X, Wang Y, Nieh J. A neonicotinoid impairs olfactory learning in Asian honey bees (Apis cerana) exposed as larvae or as adults. Sci Rep. 2015 Jun 18; 5:10989. PMID: 26086769; PMCID: PMC4471740.
    21. Eiri DM, Suwannapong G, Endler M, Nieh J. Nosema ceranae Can Infect Honey Bee Larvae and Reduces Subsequent Adult Longevity. PLoS One. 2015; 10(5):e0126330. PMID: 26018139.
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    22. Li J, Wang Z, Tan K, Qu Y, Nieh J. Effects of natural and synthetic alarm pheromone and individual pheromone components on foraging behavior of the giant Asian honey bee, Apis dorsata. J Exp Biol. 2014 Oct 01; 217(Pt 19):3512-8. PMID: 25104758.
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    23. Tan K, Chen W, Dong S, Liu X, Wang Y, Nieh J. Imidacloprid alters foraging and decreases bee avoidance of predators. PLoS One. 2014; 9(7):e102725. PMID: 25025334.
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    24. Lichtenberg EM, Zivin JG, Hrncir M, Nieh J. Eavesdropping selects for conspicuous signals. Curr Biol. 2014 Jul 07; 24(13):R598-9. PMID: 25004361.
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    25. Goodale E, Kim E, Nabors A, Henrichon S, Nieh J. The innate responses of bumble bees to flower patterns: separating the nectar guide from the nectary changes bee movements and search time. Naturwissenschaften. 2014 Jun; 101(6):523-6. PMID: 24879351.
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    26. Bray A, Nieh J. Non-consumptive predator effects shape honey bee foraging and recruitment dancing. PLoS One. 2014; 9(1):e87459. PMID: 24475292.
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    27. Tan K, Hu Z, Chen W, Wang Z, Wang Y, Nieh J. Fearful foragers: honey bees tune colony and individual foraging to multi-predator presence and food quality. PLoS One. 2013; 8(9):e75841. PMID: 24098734.
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    28. Hagbery J, Nieh J. Individual lifetime pollen and nectar foraging preferences in bumble bees. Naturwissenschaften. 2012 Oct; 99(10):821-32. PMID: 22965265.
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    29. Eiri DM, Nieh J. A nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonist affects honey bee sucrose responsiveness and decreases waggle dancing. J Exp Biol. 2012 Jun 15; 215(Pt 12):2022-9. PMID: 22623190.
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    30. Nieh J. Animal behavior: the orphan rebellion. Curr Biol. 2012 Apr 24; 22(8):R280-1. PMID: 22537633.
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    31. Sadler N, Nieh J. Honey bee forager thoracic temperature inside the nest is tuned to broad-scale differences in recruitment motivation. J Exp Biol. 2011 Feb 01; 214(Pt 3):469-75. PMID: 21228206.
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    32. Lichtenberg EM, Hrncir M, Turatti IC, Nieh J. Olfactory eavesdropping between two competing stingless bee species. Behav Ecol Sociobiol. 2011 Apr; 65(4):763-774. PMID: 21475736.
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    33. Johnson BR, Nieh J. Modeling the Adaptive Role of Negative Signaling in Honey Bee Intraspecific Competition. J Insect Behav. 2010 Nov; 23(6):459-471. PMID: 21037953.
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    34. Ramírez SR, Nieh J, Quental TB, Roubik DW, Imperatriz-Fonseca VL, Pierce NE. A molecular phylogeny of the stingless bee genus Melipona (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2010 Aug; 56(2):519-25. PMID: 20433931.
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    35. Nieh J. A negative feedback signal that is triggered by peril curbs honey bee recruitment. Curr Biol. 2010 Feb 23; 20(4):310-5. PMID: 20153197.
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    36. Goodale E, Beauchamp G, Magrath RD, Nieh J, Ruxton GD. Interspecific information transfer influences animal community structure. Trends Ecol Evol. 2010 Jun; 25(6):354-61. PMID: 20153073.
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    37. Hammer TJ, Hata C, Nieh J. Thermal learning in the honeybee, Apis mellifera. J Exp Biol. 2009 Dec; 212(Pt 23):3928-34. PMID: 19915136.
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    38. Toda NR, Song J, Nieh J. Bumblebees exhibit the memory spacing effect. Naturwissenschaften. 2009 Oct; 96(10):1185-91. PMID: 19562317; PMCID: PMC2745548.
    39. Mapalad KS, Leu D, Nieh J. Bumble bees heat up for high quality pollen. J Exp Biol. 2008 Jul; 211(Pt 14):2239-42. PMID: 18587118.
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    40. Nieh J, León A, Cameron S, Vandame R. Hot bumble bees at good food: thoracic temperature of feeding Bombus wilmattae foragers is tuned to sugar concentration. J Exp Biol. 2006 Nov; 209(Pt 21):4185-92. PMID: 17050833.
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    41. Nieh J, Sánchez D. Effect of food quality, distance and height on thoracic temperature in the stingless bee Melipona panamica. J Exp Biol. 2005 Oct; 208(Pt 20):3933-43. PMID: 16215220.
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    42. Nieh J, Barreto LS, Contrera FA, Imperatriz-Fonseca VL. Olfactory eavesdropping by a competitively foraging stingless bee, Trigona spinipes. Proc Biol Sci. 2004 Aug 07; 271(1548):1633-40. PMID: 15306311; PMCID: PMC1691773.
    43. Sánchez D, Nieh J, Hénaut Y, Cruz L, Vandame R. High precision during food recruitment of experienced (reactivated) foragers in the stingless bee Scaptotrigona mexicana (Apidae, Meliponini). Naturwissenschaften. 2004 Jul; 91(7):346-9. PMID: 15257391.
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    44. Nieh J, Contrera FA, Nogueira-Neto P. Pulsed mass recruitment by a stingless bee, Trigona hyalinata. Proc Biol Sci. 2003 Oct 22; 270(1529):2191-6. PMID: 14561284; PMCID: PMC1691487.
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