Bryan N. Danforth

Professor
Entomology, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Contact Information

3124 Comstock Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
p: (607) 255-3563

Bryan N. Danforth

Professor
Entomology, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Expertise

Bee phylogeny, phylogenomics, biodiversity, pollination biology, and behavior

Current Research Interest

Phylogeny and evolution of bees; biodiversity and conservation status of bees; the role of wild bees in crop pollination; bee-microbe interactions

Distinction

Entomological Society of America Thomas Say Award
College of Agriculture and Life Science Outstanding Accomplishments in Extension and Outreach

Selected Publications

Danforth, Bryan N., Robert L. Minckley, and Jeff L. Neff. The Solitary Bees: Biology, Evolution, Conservation. Princeton, NJ.: Princeton University Press, 2019.

Murray, Elizabeth A., Silas Bossert, and Bryan N. Danforth. “Pollenivory and the Diversification Dynamics of Bees.” Biology Letters 14, no. 11 (2018): 20180530

Cornell Research Website Article

Our Indispensable Pollinating Bees