Honey Bees: Pathogen Response

 

Project lead: Leonard Foster, Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Director, Centre for High-Throughput Biology.

Impact: Understand some of the means by which bees can defend themselves against pathogens and enrich a particular kind of social behaviour in bees, known as hygienic behaviour that enables bees to better fend-off mites and bacteria.

Project Partners: Genome BC, Genome Canada

Additional Information: http://www.chibi.ubc.ca/faculty/leonard-foster/