Vector Physiology – Symbiosis – Entomology

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Keyes-Scott NIG, Swade KRU, Allen LRU, Vogel KJ. 2023. RNAi-mediated knockdown of two orphan G-protein coupled receptors reduces fecundity in the yellow fever mosquito Aedes aegypti. Frontiers in Insect Science. In Press.

Tarabai H, Floriano AM, Zima J, Filová N, Brown JJ, Roachell W, Smith RL, Beatty NL, Vogel KJ, Nováková E. 2023. Microbiomes of blood-feeding triatomines in the context of their predatory relatives and the environment. Microbiology Spectrum. e01681-23

Gilliland CAG, Patel VP, McCormick ACU, Mackett BM, Vogel KJ. 2023. Using axenic and gnotobiotic insects to examine the role of different microbes on the development and reproduction of the kissing bug Rhodnius prolixus (Hemiptera: Reduviidae). Molecular Ecology. 32: 920–935

Keyes-Scott NIG, Lajevardi A, Swade KRU, Brown MR, Paluzzi JP, Vogel KJ. 2022. The peptide hormone CNMa influences egg production in the mosquito Aedes aegypti. Insects. 13:230

Coon CL and Vogel KJ. 2020. Functions and mechanisms of symbionts of insect disease vectors. In: Advances in Insect Physiology: Mechanisms Underlying Microbial Symbiosis. JA Russell and KM Oliver, eds. Vol 58: 233-275

Valzania LCoon CLVogel KJBrown MRStrand MR. 2018. Hypoxia-induced transcription factor signaling is essential for larval growth of the mosquito Aedes aegypti. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA. 

Coon KL, Valzania L, McKinney DA, Vogel KJ, Brown MR, Strand MR. 2017. Bacteria-mediated hypoxia functions as a signal for mosquito development.Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA.

Vogel KJ, Valzania L, Coon CL, Brown MR, Strand MR. 2017. Transcriptome sequencing reveals large-scale changes in axenic Aedes aegypti larvae. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 11: e0005273

Bewick AJ, Vogel KJ, Moore AJ, Schmitz AJ. 2016. The evolution of DNA methylation and its relationship to sociality in insects. Molecular Biology and Evolution. 34: 654-665.

Strand MR, Brown MR, Vogel KJ. 2016. Chapter Six – Mosquito Peptide Hormones: Diversity, Production, and Function A.S. Raihkel, Ed. 51: 145-188.

Vogel KJ, Brown MR and Strand MR. 2015. Ovary ecdysteroidogenic hormone requires a receptor tyrosine kinase to activate egg formation in the mosquito Aedes aegypti. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA. 112: 5057-5062.

Coon KL, Vogel KJ, Brown MR and Strand MR. 2014. Mosquitoes rely on their gut microbiota for development. Molecular Ecology. 23: 2727-2739.

Vogel KJ, Brown MR and Strand MR. 2013. Phylogenetic investigation of peptide hormone and growth factor receptors in five dipteran genomes. Frontiers in Endocrinology. 4: 193. 

Dhara A, Eum JH, Robertson AR, Gulia-Nuss M, Vogel KJ, Clark KD, Graf R, Brown MR, and MR Strand. 2013. Ovary ecdysteroidogenic hormone functions independently of the insulin receptor in the yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 43: 1100-1108.

Vogel KJ and NA Moran. 2013. Functional and evolutionary analysis of the genome of an obligate fungal symbiont. Genome Biology and Evolution. 5: 891-904.

Vogel KJ and NA Moran. 2011. Effect of host genotype on symbiont titer in the aphid – Buchnera symbiosis. Insects 2011, 2(3), 423-434.

Vogel KJ and NA Moran. 2011. Sources of variation in an obligate nutritional symbiosis. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 278: 115-121.

Stelinski, LL, KJ Vogel, JR Miller, and LJ Gut. 2005. Effects of seconds-long pre-exposures to rubber septum or polyethelene-tube pheromone dispensers on subsequent behavioral responses of male Grapholita molesta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in a sustained-flight tunnel.Environmental Entomology. 34: 696-704.

Stelinski, L. L., L. J. Gut, K. J. Vogel, and J. R. Miller. 2004. Behaviors of naïve and pheromone pre-exposed leafroller moths in plumes of high-dose pheromone dispensers in a sustained-flight wind tunnel: implications for pheromone-based mating disruption of these species. Journal of Insect Behavior. 17: 533-554.

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