President, Bee Weaver Apiaries, Inc.
Bee Weaver produces honey, pollinates crops, selects and propagates superior lines of honeybees for commercial sale worldwide. Daniel Weaver designed, implemented and managed the successful selection and breeding programs culminating in the production of Bee Weaver Varroa destructorresistant and virus tolerant honeybees.
Manager, Beartooth Apiaries, LLC
Beartooth Apiaries, LLC operates honeybee colonies in Montana and California for honey production and crop pollination.
CEO, Bee Power, LP
Bee Power provides consulting and research services for private enterprise, academic institutions and government agencies, and conducts other business operations, including management advice for apiculture operations and legal consulting and expert opinions to aid litigation and arbitration.
North American Pollinator Protection Campaign, Steering Committee 2009
Pollinator Partneship, Honey Bee Health Task Force Co-Chair, 2008, 2009
President, American Beekeeping Federation, Inc. 2006-2008
Vice-President, American Beekeeping Federation, Inc. 2004-2006
Executive Committee, American Beekeeping Federation, Inc. 1995-2006
Past-President, Texas Beekeepers Association
Past-Chairman, National Honey Board Nominations Committee
Member, Texas Africanized Honey Bee Advisory Panel
Co-coordinator, Honey Bee Genome Sequencing Consortium
Founding member, Honey Bee Genome Advisory Committee
Honey Bee Consultant, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
Honey Bee Consultant, Southwest Research Institute
Honey Bee Consultant, Signature Science, LLC
Investigator, Beetect LLC
Member, State Bar of Texas, 1985-2009
Rubenstein and Perry, LLP Austin, Dallas, Los Angeles and San Francisco 1987-1991
Rice University, BA 1981
University of California, Berkeley, PhD program in Molecular Biology, 1982-1984
University of Texas, JD 1985
Weaver DB, Anzola JM, Evans JD, Reid JG, Childs KL, Zdobnov EM, Samanta
MP, Miller J, Elsik, CG. (2007) Computational and transcriptional evidence for
microRNAs in the honey bee genome. Genome Biol 8:(6); R97. PMID 17543122
Weaver DB, Consortium Authorship: The Honey Bee Genome Sequencing
Consortium. "Insights into social insects from the genome of the honeybee Apis
mellifera." Nature 443: 931-949
Whitfield CW, Behura SK, Berlocher SH, Clark AG, Johnston JS, Sheppard WS,
Smith DR, Suarez AV, Weaver DB, Tsutsui ND. (2006) Thrice out of Africa:
ancient and recent expansions of the honey bee, Apis mellifera. Science (2006)
314: 642-645. PMID 17068261
Corona M, Hughes KA, Weaver DB, Robinson GE. Gene expression patterns
associated with queen honey bee longevity. (2005) Mech Ageing Dev. 126(11):
1230-38. PMID 16139867
Evans JD, Weaver DB, Beenome soon: honey bees as a model ‘non-model’
system for comparative genomics. (2003) Comp. Funct Genomics 4(3): 351-52
Haarmann T, Spivak M, Weaver D, Weaver B, Glenn T, Effects of fluvalinate and
coumaphos on queen honey bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in two commercial
queen breeding operations. (2002) J EconEntomol. 95(1): 28-35.
G.E. Robinson, G.E., K. Aronstein, J.E. Evans, S.E. Fahrbach, J. Johnston, R.
Maleszka, R.E. Page, H.M. Robertson, D.B. Weaver. (2002) Proposal for the
Sequencing of a New Target Genome: White Paper for a Honey Bee Genome
Project. NIH Approved 2003, $12 million.