Selected publications

SANTA-ROSA, P. S. ; SOUZA, A. L. ; ROQUE, R. A. ; ANDRADE, E. V. ; ASTOLFI-FILHO, S. ; MOTA, A. J. ; NUNES-SILVA, C.G.  Production of thermostable β-glucosidase and CMCase by Penicillium sp. LMI01 isolated from the Amazon region. ELECTRONIC JOURNAL OF BIOTECHNOLOGY, v. 31, p. 84-92, 2017. 

BRITO, DIANA V., SILVA, CARLOS GUSTAVO N., HASSELMANN, MARTIN, VIANA, LUCIANA S., ASTOLFI-FILHO, SPARTACO, CARVALHO-ZILSE, GISLENE A. Molecular characterization of the gene feminizer in the stingless bee Melipona interrupta (Hymenoptera: Apidae) reveals association to sex and caste development. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. v.66, p.24 – 30, 2015.

CRUZ, CAROLINIE BATISTA NOBRE DA, PIERI, FABIO ALESSANDRO, CARVALHO-ZILSE, GISLENE ALMEIDA, ORLANDI, PATRÍCIA PUCCINELLI, NUNES-SILVA, CARLOS GUSTAVO, LEOMIL, LUCIANA. Antimicrobial activity of honeys from two stingless honeybee species and Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae) against pathogenic microorganisms. Acta Amazonica.  v.44, p.287 – 290, 2014.

MATOS, I T S R, CASSA-BARBOSA, L A, MEDEIROS-GALVAO, R S, NUNES-SILVA, CG, ASTOLFI-FILHO, S. Isolation, taxonomic identification and investigation of the biotechnological potential of wilde-type Meyerozyma guilliermondii associated with amazonian termites able to ferment D-xylose. Bioscience Journal  .v.30, p.260 – 266, 2014.

BRITO, DIANA VIEIRA, NUNES, RAQUEL AMAZONAS, PEQUENO, PEDRO AURÉLIO COSTA LIMA, NUNES-SILVA, CARLOS GUSTAVO, CARVALHO-ZILSE, GISLENE ALMEIDA. Differential environmental effects on caste allocation in two Amazonian Melipona bees. Apidologie (Celle).v.1, p.1/215 – 7, 2013.

UEIRA-VIEIRA, CARLOS, NUNES-SILVA, CARLOS GUSTAVO, ABSY, MARIA LÚCIA, DA COSTA PINTO, MARIA DE FÁTIMA FERREIRA, KERR, WARWICK ESTEVAM, BONETTI, ANA MARIA, CARVALHO-ZILSE, GISLENE ALMEIDA. Pollen diversity and pollen ingestion in an Amazonian stingless bee, Melipona seminigra (Hymenoptera, Apidae). Journal of Apicultural Research. : v.52, p.173 – 178, 2013.

MARINOTTI, O , CERQUEIRA, G C , DE ALMEIDA, L G P , FERRO, M I T , LORETO, E L D S , ZAHA, A , TEIXEIRA, S M R , WESPISER, A R , ALMEIDA E SILVA, A , NUNES-SILVA, C G, et al .The Genome of Anopheles darlingi, the main neotropical malaria vector. Nucleic Acids Research. :  v.41, p.7387 – 7400, 2013.

FRANCINI, IB, NUNES-SILVA, CG, CARVALHO-ZILSE, GA. Diploid Male Production of Two Amazonian Melipona Bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Psyche: A Journal of Entomology (Cambridge). , v.2012, p.1 – 7, 2012.

FRANCINI, IB, GROSS, MC, NUNES-SILVA, CG, CARVALHO, GA. Cytogenetic analysis of the Amazon stingless bee Melipona seminigra merrillae reveals different chromosome number for the genus. Scientia Agricola . v.68, p.592 – 593, 2011.

FRANCINI, IB, SFORÇA, DA, SOUSA, ACB, CAMPOS, T, CIDADE, FW, ZUCCHI, MI, SOUZA, AP, NUNES-SILVA, CG, CARVALHO-ZILSE, GA. Microsatellite loci for an endemic stingless bee Melipona seminigra merrillae (Apidae, Meliponini) from Amazon. Conservation Genetics Resources (Print): v.1, p.487 – 490, 2009.

HASSELMANN, M, GEMPE, T, SCHIOTT, M, NUNES-SILVA, CG, OTTE, M, BEYE, M. Evidence for the evolutionary nascence of a novel sex determination pathway in honeybees. Nature (London). v.454, p.519 – 522, 2008.


ASTOLFI-FILHO, S; NUNES-SILVA, CG, BIGI, FA.  Bioprospection and Biotechnology [Bioprospecção e Biotecnologia]. Parcerias Estratégicas. CGEE. 2014. V 19, N 38.

CARVALHO-ZILSE,GA,NUNES-SILVA,CG. Threats to the Stingless Bees in the Brazilian Amazon: How to Deal with Scarce Biological Data and an Increasing Rate of Destruction In: Bees: Biology, Threats and Colonies.1 ed.Londres : Nova Science Pub Inc, 2011, v.1, p. 147-168. 


We are at Federal University of Amazonas – Department of Genetics (Biology Institute), Manaus (Amazonas, Brazil).


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