Mosquito Research

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2015 Directorsí Awards Recipients, 2/29/2016


Recent Publications

La Crosse virus vectors are questing and ovipositing after 1700 in Knox county TN Urquhart, C., D. J. Paulsen, and R. T. Trout Fryxell.  2017.  Journal of American Mosquito Control Association, 33(3): 233-236. [Abstract]

Basic and Applied Research: Entomopathogenic Bacteria Glare, T., J. L. Jurat-Fuentes, and M. O'Callaghan.  2016.  Microbial Control of Insect and Mite Pests: from theory to practice, Chapter IV Lerry Lacey, Editor Academic Press. [Abstract]

Improvements in vector surveillance and La Crosse virus detection from Aedes mosquitoes in Knox Co. Tennessee.  Urquhart, C.  2016.  M.S. Thesis.

Evaluating surveillance methods for arboviral encephalitide vectors Aedes and Culex mosquitoes Urquhart, C., D. J. Paulsen, and R. T. Trout Fryxell.  2016.  Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association, 32(1): 24-33. [Abstract]

How to make your yard less conducive to container mosquitoes Vail, K. M., and R. T. Trout Fryxell.  2016.  Extension News You Can Use.

Identifying avian malaria vectors: sampling methods influence outcomes Carlson, J. S., E. Walther, R. T. Trout Fryxell, S. Staley, L. A. Tell, R. N. M. Sehgal, C. M. Barker, and A. J. Cornel.  2015.  Parasites and Vectors, 8:365. [Abstract]

Sequence analysis of a La Crosse virus strain isolated from a fatal pediatric encephalitis case that occurred in TN, USA 2012 and comparison with geographically and temporally relevant La Crosse virus sequences of mosquito origin Lambert, A., R. T. Trout Fryxell, R. Lanciotti, K. Freyman, A. Ulloa, D. Paulsen, and A. Moncayo.  2015.  Journal of Emerging and Infectious Diseases, 21(5): 833-836. [Abstract]

Cemeteries are effective sites for surveillance of La Crosse virus (LACv) and these environments may play a role in LACv infection Trout Fryxell, R. T., K. Freyman, A. Ulloa, B. Hendricks, D. J. Paulsen, A. Odoi, and A. Moncayo.  2015.  PLoS One, 10(4): e0122895. [Abstract]

Diversity of Bacillus thuringiensis crystal toxins and mechanism of action Adang, M., N. Crickmore, and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes.  2014.  Advances in Insect Physiology, Invited review, edited by T. Dhadialla and S. Gill Vol. 47: Insect Midgut and Insecticidal Proteins pp. 39-87. [Abstract]

Identification of avian malaria (Plasmodium reticulum) and canine heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) in the mosquitoes of Tennessee Trout Fryxell, R. T., T. Lewis Thompson, H. Peace, B. M. Hendricks, and D. J. Paulsen.  2014.  Journal of Parasitology, 100(4): 455-462. [Abstract]

Comparative proteomic analysis of Aedes aegypti larval midgut after intoxication with Cry11Aa toxin from Bacillus thuringiensis Cancino, A., L. Lozano, C. J. Oppert, J. I. Castro, H. Lanz, S. Encarnacion, A. Evans, S. S. Gill, M. Soberon, J. L. Jurat-Fuentes, and A. Bravo.  2012.  PLoS ONE, 7(5):e37034. [Abstract]

High degree of single nucleotide polymorphisms in California Culex pipiens (Diptera:Culicidae) sensu lato Lee, Y., S. N. Seifert, C. S. Neiman, R. D. McAbee, P. Goodell, R. T. Trout Fryxell, G. C. Lanzaro, and A. J. Cornel.  2012.  Journal of Medical Entomology, 49(2):299-306. [Abstract]