Dissertation Topics

Prof. Guy Bloch
Sociobiology, Chronobiology & Physiology of Bees
Ecology, Evolution & Behavior
  1. The interplay between biological clocks, sleep, and social behavior
  2. The temporal organization of insect societies
  3. The adaptive significance of circadian clocks
  4. What does it take to make a social insect? Using the comparative approach to understand the molecular, physiological, and neuronal modifications during the evolution of insect societies
  5. Social, hormonal, and molecular mechanisms controlling body size and their influence on the social organization of bumblebees 
  6. Hormones and social behavior in bees
  7. The involvement of RNA editing and mircoRNA in the regulation of complex behavior in bees
  8. Social and molecular mechanisms regulating body size and caste differentiation in bumblebees