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

Publications in 2023:

Dhungana, P., Wei, X., M.E. Meuti, Sim, C., 2023. Identification of CYCLE targets that contribute diverse features of circadian rhythms in the mosquito Culex pipiens. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part D: Genomics and Proteomics 48, 101140.

M.E. Meuti. 2023. Chapter 4: “Circadian and seasonal clocks in insects and other organisms.” as found in Gribetz, S.K., Kaye, L., 2023. Time: A Multidisciplinary Introduction. Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG.

M.E. Meuti, Siperstein, A.^, Wolkoff, M.^, 2023a. Establishing a Culex colony from field-collected eggs. Cold Spring Harbor Protocol 2023, 108079.

M.E. Meuti, Siperstein, A.^, Wolkoff, M.^, 2023b. Points to consider when establishing and rearing Culex mosquitoes in the laboratory. Cold Spring Harbor Protocol 2023, 107823.

M.E. Meuti, Siperstein, A.^, Wolkoff, M.^, 2023c. Rearing and maintaining a Culex colony in the laboratory. Cold Spring Harbor Protocol 2023, 108080.

Marzec, S., Siperstein, A.^, Zhou, A., Holzapfel, C.M., Bradshaw, W.E., M.E. Meuti, Armbruster, P.A., 2023. MicroRNA Expression prior to biting in a vector mosquito anticipates physiological processes related to energy utilization, reproduction and immunity. Insects 14, 700.

Fyie, L.R.^, Tronetti, H.R.*, Gardiner, M.M., M.E. Meuti, 2023. Potential for urban warming to postpone overwintering dormancy of temperate mosquitoes. Journal of Thermal Biology 115, 103594.

Siperstein, A.^, Pomeroy, L.W., Robare, S.*, Sarko, L.*, Dehus, H.*, Lowmiller, T.*, Fyie, L.^, M.E. Meuti, 2023. Characterizing seasonal changes in the reproductive activity of Culex mosquitoes throughout the fall, winter, and spring in Ohio. Parasites & Vectors 16, 173.

Wolkoff, M.^, Fyie, L.^, M.E. Meuti, 2023. Light pollution disrupts seasonal differences in the daily activity and metabolic profiles of the Northern house mosquito, Culex pipiens. Insects 14, 64.

Publications in 2022:

Peffers, C.^, M.E. Meuti, 2022. Characterizing the relative abundance of circadian transcription factors in diapausing and nondiapausing Northern house mosquitoes. Journal of Insect Physiology 140, 104404.

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.

Publications in 2021:

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. 2021 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. 2021. 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. 2021. Critical Photoperiod and Its Potential to Predict Mosquito Distributions and Control Medically Important Pests. Journal of Medical Entomology. 58, 1610-1618.

Publications from 2020 and earlier:

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.