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PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES

*undergraduate authors

Arvin MJ, Lorenzi A, Burke GR, Strand MR (2021) MdBVe46 is an envelope protein that is required for virion formation by Microplitis demolitor bracovirus. Journal of General Virology. In press.

Sharanowski BJ, Ridenbaugh RD, Piekarski PK, Broad GR, Burke GR, Deans AR, Lemmon AR, Moriarty Lemmon EC, Diehl GJ, Whitfield JB, Hines HM (2020) Phylogenomics of Ichneumonoidea (Hymenoptera) and implications for evolution of mode of parasitism and viral endogenization. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. In press.

Coffman KA, Burke GR (2020) Genomic analysis reveals an exogenous viral symbiont with dual functionality in parasitoid wasps and their hosts. PLoS Pathogens. In press.

Coffman KA, Harrell TC, Burke GR (2020) A mutualistic poxvirus exhibits convergent evolution with other heritable viruses in parasitoid wasps. Journal of Virology. 94:e02059-19.

Strand MR, Burke GR (2019) Polydnaviruses: Evolution and Function. In: Insect Molecular Virology: Advances and Emerging Trends. Edited by Bonning BC. Caister Academic Press. p163-182.

Burke GR (2019) Common themes in three independently derived endogenous nudivirus elements in parasitoid wasps. Current Opinion in Insect Science. 32: 28-35.

Burke GR, Simmonds TJ, Sharanowski BJ, Geib SM (2018) Rapid viral symbiogenesis via changes in parasitoid wasp genome architecture. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 35(10):2463–2474.

Burke GR, Walden KKP, Whitfield JB, Robertson HM, Strand MR (2018) Genome Report: Whole genome sequence of the parasitoid wasp Microplitis demolitor that harbors an endogenous virus mutualist. G3. 8(9):2875-2880.

Weglarz KM, Havill NP, Burke GR, von Dohlen CD (2018) Partnering with a pest: genomes of hemlock woolly adelgid symbionts reveal atypical nutritional provisioning patterns in dual-obligate bacteria. Genome Biology and Evolution. evy114, https://doi.org/10.1093/gbe/evy114

Mech AM, Harper SJ*, Havill NP, von Dohlen CD, Burke GR (2017) Ecological factors influencing the beneficial endosymbionts of the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (Hemiptera: Adelgidae). Insect Science. Epub ahead of print.

von Dohlen CD, Spaulding U, Patch KB, Weglarz K, Foottit R, Havill NP, Burke GR (2017) Dynamic acquisition and loss of dual-obligate symbionts in the plant-sap-feeding Adelgidae (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Aphidoidea). Frontiers in Microbiology. 8:1037.

Simmonds TJ*, Carrillo D, Burke GR (2016) Characterization of a venom gland-associated rhabdovirus in the parasitoid wasp Diachasmimorpha longicaudata. Journal of Insect Physiology. 91-92:48-55.

Burke GR (2016) Analysis of Genetic Variation Across the Encapsidated Genome of Microplitis demolitor Bracovirus in Parasitoid Wasps. PLoS ONE. 11(7):e0158846.

Bitra K, Burke GR, Strand MR (2016) Permissiveness of lepidopteran hosts is linked to differential expression of bracovirus genes. Virology. 492:259-72.

Strand MR and Burke GR (2015) Polydnaviruses: from discovery to current insights. Virology, 479-480: 393-402.

Burke GR, Simmonds TJ*, Thomas SA*, Strand MR (2015) Microplitis demolitor Bracovirus Proviral Loci and Clustered Replication Genes Exhibit Distinct DNA Amplification Patterns during Replication. Journal of Virology. 89(18): 9511-23.

Burke GR, Walden KKO, Whitfield JB, Robertson HM, Strand MR (2014) Widespread genome reorganization of an obligate virus mutualist. PLoS Genetics. 10(9):e1004660.

Burke GR, Strand MR (2014) Systematic analysis of a wasp parasitism arsenal. Molecular Ecology. 23(4):890-901.

Strand MR and Burke GR (2014) Polydnaviruses: nature’s genetic engineers. Annual Review of Virology. 1: 333-354.

Burke GR, Thomas SA*, Eum JH, Strand MR (2013) Mutualistic polydnaviruses share essential replication gene functions with pathogenic ancestors. PLoS Pathogens. 9(5):e1003348.

Strand MR and Burke GR (2013) Polydnavirus-wasp associations: evolution, genome organization, and function. Current Opinion in Virology. 3(5): 587-94.

Burke GR, Strand MR (2012) Deep sequencing identifies viral and wasp genes with potential roles in replication of Microplitis demolitor bracovirus. Journal of Virology. 86(6):3293-306.

Strand MR and Burke GR (2012) Polydnaviruses as symbionts and gene delivery systems. PLoS Pathogens. 8(7): e1002757.

Beck MH, Zhang S, Bitra K, Burke GR, Strand MR (2011) The encapsidated genome of Microplitis demolitor bracovirus integrates into the host Pseudoplusia includens. Journal of Virology. 85(22):11685-96.

Burke GR and Moran NA (2011) Massive genomic decay in Serratia symbiotica, a recently evolved symbiont of aphids. Genome Biology and Evolution. 3: 195-208.

Burke GR and Moran NA (2011) Responses of the pea aphid transcriptome to infection by facultative symbionts. Insect Molecular Biology. 20 (3):357-65.

Burke GR and Strand MR (2011) Polydnaviruses of parasitic wasps: domestication of viruses to act as gene delivery vectors. Insects. 3(1): 91-119.

Burke GR, McLaughlin HJ, Simon J-C, Moran NA (2010) Dynamics of a recurrent mutation in Buchnera symbionts affecting thermal tolerance of pea aphid hosts. Genetics. 186 (1): 367-72.

Burke GR, Fiehn O, Moran NA (2009) Effects of facultative symbionts and heat stress on
the metabolome of pea aphids. ISME Journal, 4 (2): 242-52.

The International Aphid Genomics Consortium (2009) Genome sequence of the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum. PLoS Biology, 8 (2): e1000313.

Burke GR, Normark BB, Favret C, Moran NA (2009) Evolution and diversity of facultative symbionts from the aphid subfamily Lachninae. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 75 (16): 5328-35.

Oliver KM, Degnan PH, Burke GR, Moran NA (2009) Facultative symbionts of aphids and the horizontal transfer of ecologically important traits. Annual Reviews of Entomology. 55: 247-66.

Iturbe-Ormaetxe I, Burke GR, Riegler M, O’Neill SL (2005) Distribution, expression, and motif variability of ankyrin domain genes in Wolbachia pipientis. Journal of Bacteriology. 187 (15): 5136-45.