School of Molecular Sciences

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Ellen Paynter

Phone: (+61 8) 6488 4435


Start date

Feb 2011

Submission date

Feb 2014

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Thesis

Plasticity in honeybee sperm metabolism

Summary

I am investigating the metabolism of honeybee sperm, and how this may change during storage in the queen bee. I am also looking at oxidative stress and protein synthesis during storage.

Why my research is important

Potential outcomes for improving sperm fitness, as well as improved storage of sperm

Funding

  • UPA
  • Lugg Travel Award 2011