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; ^ indicates a graduate author; $ indicates invited review

Siperstein, A.^; S. Marzec, S,  M.L. Fritz, C.M. Holzapfel, W.E. Bradshaw, . P.A. Armbruster, M.E. Meuti. 2022. Conserved Molecular Pathways Underlying Biting in Two Divergent Mosquito Genera. Evolutionary Applications.

King, K., M.E. Meuti, and N. F. Johnson. 2021. Identification and expression of odorant binding proteins in the egg-parasitoid Trissolcus basalis (Wollaston)(Hymenoptera, Scelionidae, Telenominae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research. 87: 251-66.

Fyie, L.R.^; M.M Gardiner,  and M.E. Meuti. Artificial light at night alters the seasonal responses of biting mosquitoes. Journal of Insect Physiology. 129, 104194.

$Teets, N.M. and M.E. Meuti. 2021. “Hello Darkness, My Old Friend: A Tutorial of Nanda-Hamner Protocols.” Journal of Biological Rhythms. 36, 221-225.

Huck, D.T.*, M.S. Klein, and M.E. Meuti. Determining the effects of nutrition on the reproductive physiology of male mosquitoes. Journal of Insect Physiology. 129, 104191.

Peffers, C.S.^; L. W. Pomeroy, and M.E. Meuti. Critical Photoperiod and Its Potential to Predict Mosquito Distributions and Control Medically Important Pests. Journal of Medical Entomology. 58, 1610-1618.

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

Chang, V.* and M.E. Meuti. 2020. 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. 

Meuti, M.E. and S.M. Short. 2019. Physiological and Environmental Factors Affecting the Composition of the Ejaculate in Mosquitoes and Other Insects. Insects, 10, 74.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Meuti, M.E., S.C. Jones, and P.S. Curtis. 2010. 15N discrimination and the sensitivity of nitrogen fixation to changes in dietary nitrogen in Reticulitermes flavipes (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae). Environmental Entomology. 39, 1810-1815.