*Corresponding author.


Patalano S.*, Alsina A., Gregorio-Rodriguez C., Bachman M., Dreier S., Hernando-Herraez I., Nana P., Balasubramanian S., Sumner S., Reik W., Rulands S. Specialisation and plasticity in a primitively social insect. (2020). BioRxiv DOI : 10.1101/2020.03.31.007492.




1.    Cini A., Branconi R., Patalano S., Cervo R., Sumner S. (2020). Behavioural and neurogenomic responses of host workers to social parasite invasion in a social insect. Insect Sociaux (67), 295–308. DOI: 10.1007/s00040-020-00765-6

2.    COLOSS monitoring group including Patalano S. (2020). Honey bee colony winter loss rates for 35 countries participating in the COLOSS survey for winter 2018-2019, and the effects of a new queen on the risk of colony winter loss. Journal of Apicultural Research (TJAR) DOI:10.1080/00218839.2020.1797272

3.    COLOSS monitoring group including Patalano S. (2019). Loss rates of honey bee colonies during winter 2017/18 in 36 countries participating in the COLOSS survey, including effects of forage sources. Journal of Apicultural Research 58, (4) 479-485. DOI:10.1080/00218839.2019.1615661

4.    14 IUSSI consortium authors including Patalano S. (2017). Deconstructing Superorganisms and Societies to Address Big Question in Biology. TREE 32 (11), 861-872. DOI: 10.1016/j.tree.2017.08.004

5.    Patalano S.* et al. (+25 authors) (2015). Molecular signatures of plastic phenotypes in two eusocial insect species with simple societies. PNAS 112 (45), 13970 - 13975. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1515937112

6.    Cini A., Patalano S., Segonds-Pichon A., Bursby G., Cervo R., Sumner S. (2015). Social parasites and the molecular basis of phenotypic evolution. Frontiers in Genetics 6, 32. Joint first authors. DOI: 10.3389/fgene.2015.00032

7.    Ferreira P.G., Patalano S., Chauhan R., ffrench-Constant R., Gabaldon T., Guigo R. Sumner S. (2013). Transcriptome analyses of primitively eusocial wasps reveal novel insights into the evolution of sociality and the origin of alternative phenotypes. Genome Biology. Feb 26;14(2): R20. 10.1186/gb-2013-14-2-r20

8.    Patalano S., Hore T.A., Reik W., and Sumner S. (2012). Shifting behaviour: epigenetic reprogramming in eusocial insects. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 24, 367-73. DOI10.1016/

9.    Lengronne T., Leadbeater E., Patalano S., Dreier S., Field, J., Sumner S., and Laurent K. (2012). Little effect of seasonal constraints on population genetic structure in eusocial paper wasps. Ecology and Evolution 2(10):2615-24. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.366

10.  Patalano S., Mihailovich M., Belacortu Y., Paricio N., and Gebauer F. (2009). Dual sex-specific functions of Drosophila Upstream of N-ras in the control of X chromosome dosage compensation. Development 136, 689-698. DOI: 10.1242/dev.027656

11.  Abaza I., Coll O., Patalano S., and Gebauer F. (2006). Drosophila UNR is required for translational repression of male-specific lethal 2 mRNA during regulation of X-chromosome dosage compensation. Genes Dev 20, 380-389. DOI: 10.1101/gad.371906

12.  Patalano S., Pruliere G., Prodon F., Paix A., Dru P., Sardet C., and Chenevert J. (2006). The aPKC-PAR-6-PAR-3 cell polarity complex localizes to the centrosome attracting body, a macroscopic cortical structure responsible for asymmetric divisions in the early ascidian embryo. Journal of cell science 119, 1592-1603. DOI: 10.1242/jcs.02873



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