Honey Bee Publications
McNamara-Bordewick, N.K.*, McKinstry, M.*, Snow J.W.. Robust transcriptional response to heat shock impacting diverse cellular processes despite lack of HSF in microsporidia. mSphere. 4 (3) e00219-19

Kabir, M.T.* and Snow J.W., 2019. Phoresy or an accident? Trafficking of flower-feeding thrips by pollen-foraging bees. Ecology. 100(6), e02671

Snow J.W., Koydemir, H.C., Karinca, D.K., Liang, K, Tseng, D., Ozcan, A.. 2019. Rapid imaging, detection, and quantification of Nosema ceranae spores in honey bees using mobile phone-based fluorescence microscopy. Lab on a Chip19(5):789-797.

McKinstry, M.*, Chung, C. *, Truong, H., Johnston, B.A.*, Snow J.W.. 2017. The heat shock response and humoral immune response are mutually antagonistic in honey bees. Scientific Reports. 7(1):8850.


Chan, S.Y. and Snow, J.W.. 2017. Formidable challenges to the notion of biologically important roles for dietary small RNAs in ingesting mammals. Genes and Nutrition.12:13 (invited review).

Chan, S.Y. and Snow J.W.. 2016. Uptake and impact of natural diet-derived small RNA in invertebrates: Implications for ecology and agriculture. RNA Biol. 14:4, 402-414, (invited review).

Snow J.W.. 2016. A fluorescent method for visualization of Nosema infection in whole-mount honey bee tissues. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 135:10-4.


Johnston, B.A.*, Hooks, K.B., McKinstry, M.*, Snow J.W.. 2016. Divergent Forms of Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress Trigger a Robust Unfolded Protein Response in Honey Bees. Journal of Insect Physiology. 86:1-10.


Masood, M.*, Everett, C.P.*, Chan, S.Y., Snow J.W.. 2016. Negligible Uptake and Transfer of Diet-Derived Pollen MicroRNAs in Adult Honey Bees. RNA Biology. 3(1):109-18


Snow JW, Hale A, Baggish A.L., Chan S.Y.. 2013. Ineffective delivery of diet-derived microRNAs to recipient animal organisms. RNA Biology. 10:28 – 37.


Jefferson J.M.*, Dolstad H.A.*, Sivalingam, M.D.*, Snow J.W. 2013. Barrier immune effectors are maintained during transition from nurse to forager in the honey bee. PLoS One. 8(1):e54097.

* denotes undergraduate author

Other Publications:


Snow J.W., Trowbridge J.J., Johnson K.D., Fujiwara T., Emambokus N.E., Grass J.A., Orkin S.H., Bresnick E.H.. 2011. Context-Dependent Function of “GATA Switch” Sites In Vivo. Blood. May 5;117(18):4769-72.


Kim J., Woo, A.J., Chu J., Snow J.W., Fujiwara Y., Kim C.G., Cantor A.B., and Orkin S.H. 2010. Separable Core Pluripotency and Myc Network Modules in Embryonic Stem Cells and Cancer. Cell. Oct 15;143(2):313-24.


Snow J.W., Trowbridge J.J., Fujiwara T., Grass J.A., Emambokus N.R., Orkin S.H., and Bresnick E.H. 2010. A single cis element maintains repression of the key developmental regulator Gata2. PLoS Genetics. Sept 9;6(9):e1001103.


Snow J.W., Kim J., Currie C., Xu J., and Orkin S.H. 2010. Sumoylation regulates interaction of FOG1 with CTBP. Journal of Biological Chemistry. Sep 3;285(36):28064-75.


Snow J.W. and Orkin S.H. 2009. Translational Isoforms of FOG1 Regulate GATA1-interacting complexes. Journal of Biological Chemistry. Oct 23;284(43):29310-19.


Trowbridge J.J., Snow J.W., Kim J., and Orkin S.H. 2009. DNA Methyltransferase 1 is essential for and uniquely regulates hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells. Cell Stem Cell. 2;5(4):442-9.


Osborne L.C., Dhanji S., Snow J.W., Priatel J.J., Ma M.C., Miners M.J., Teh H.S., Goldsmith MA, Abraham N. 2007. Impaired CD8 T cell memory and CD4 T cell primary responses in IL-7Ralpha mutant mice. Journal of Experimental Medicine. 204(3):619-31.


Panopoulos A.D., Zhang L., Snow J.W., Jones D.M., Smith A.M., El Kasmi K.C., Liu F., Goldsmith M.A., Link D.C., Murray P.J., Watowich S.S. 2006. STAT3 governs distinct pathways in emergency granulopoiesis and mature neutrophils. Blood. 108(12):3682-90.


Abraham, N., Ma, M.C., Snow, J.W., Miners, M. J., Herndier, B. G., Goldsmith, M. A. 2005. Haploinsufficiency identifies STAT5 as a modifier of IL-7 induced lymphomas. Oncogene. 24(33):5252-7.


Snow, J.W., Abraham, N., Ma, M.C., Bronson S. K., and Goldsmith, M.A. 2003. Transgenic Bcl-2 is Not Sufficient to Rescue All Hematolymphoid Defects in STAT5A/5B-deficient Mice. Experimental Hematology.  31(12): 1253-1258.


Snow, J.W., Abraham, N., Ma, M.C., and Goldsmith, M.A. 2003. Bone Marrow Transfer Completely Rescues Hematolymphoid Defects in STAT5A/5B-deficient Mice. Experimental Hematology.  31(12): 1247-1252.


Snow, J.W., Abraham, N., Ma, M.C., Pastuszak, A.W., Herndier, B., and Goldsmith, M.A. 2003. Loss of Tolerance and Autoimmunity Affecting Multiple Organs in STAT5A/5B-deficient Mice. Journal of Immunology. 171: 5042-5050.


Wright, B.S., Snow, J.W., O’Brien, T.C., and Lynch, D.V. 2003. Synthesis of 4-Hydroxysphinganine and Characterization of Sphingnanine Hydroxylase Activity in Corn. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics. 415(2): 184-92.


Snow, J.W., Abraham, N., Ma, M.C., Abbey, N.W., Herndier, B., and Goldsmith, M.A. 2002. STAT5 promotes multilineage hematolymphoid development in vivo through effects on early hematopoietic progenitor cells. Blood. 99 (1): 95-101.


Elson, D.A., Ryan, H.E., Snow, J.W., Johnson, R., Arbeit, J.M. 2000. Coordinate up-regulation of hypoxia inducible factor (HIF)-1alpha and HIF-1 target genes during multi-stage epidermal carcinogenesis and wound healing. Cancer Research. 60(21): 6189-95.