Publications

Here is a list of our recent publications, with hyperlinks to the article (if open-access) or abstracts in the NCBI database. Please email if you’d like complete pdf’s of any of them, and please stay tuned for new updates!

*  indicates an undergraduate author

M.E. Meuti and R. Harrell. Preparing and Injecting Embryos of Culex Mosquitoes to Generate Null Mutations using CRISPR/Cas9. Journal of Visualized Experiments.  10.3791/61651. 2020.

Chang, V.* and M.E. Meuti. Circadian transcription factors differentially regulate features of the adult overwintering diapause in the Northern house mosquito, Culex pipiens. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 121: 103365. 2020.

Meuti, M.E. and S.M. Short. Physiological and Environmental Factors Affecting the Composition of the Ejaculate in Mosquitoes and Other Insects. Insects10(3), p.74. 2019.

Meuti M.E.,  R. Bautista-Jimenez* and J.A. Reynolds. Evidence that microRNAs are part of the molecular toolkit regulating adult reproductive diapause in the mosquito, Culex pipiens. PloS one. 29;13(11):e0203015. 2018.

Meuti M.E. and S. W. Fisher. Contributions of Entomology to Natural Theology from the Late 17th to the Early 19th Century. American Entomologist. 64:242-250. 2018

Short, C. A.*, M.E. Meuti, Q. Zhang, and D.L. Denlinger. Entrainment of eclosion and preliminary ontogeny of circadian clock gene expression in the flesh fly, Sarcophaga crassipalpis. Journal of Insect Physiology 93: 28-35. 2016.

Meuti, M. E., M. Stone*, T. Ikeno, and D. L. Denlinger. Functional circadian clock genes are essential for the overwintering diapause of the Northern house mosquito, Culex pipiens. Journal of Experimental Biology 218: 412-422. 2015,

Meuti, M.E., C.A. Short*, and D.L. Denlinger. Mom Matters: Diapause Characteristics of Culex pipiens–Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) Hybrid Mosquitoes. Journal of Medical Entomology 51:131-137. 2015.

International Glossina Genome Initiative. Genome sequence of the tsetse fly (Glossina morsitans): vector of African trypanosomiasis. Science 344: 380-386. 2014.

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Meuti, M. E., and D. L. Denlinger. Evolutionary links between circadian clocks and photoperiodic diapause in insects. Integrative and comparative biology 53: 131-143. 2013.

Lopez-Martinez, G., M. E. Meuti, and D. L. Denlinger. Rehydration driven RNAi: a novel approach for effectively delivering dsRNA to mosquito larvae. Journal of Medical Eentomology 49: 215-218. 2012.