Publications

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2017

Genomic insights into the ancient spread of Lyme disease across North America
KS Walter, G Carpi, A Caccone, MA Diuk-Wasser
Nature Ecology & Evolution, 1
Tracking the return of Aedes aegypti to Brazil, the major vector of the dengue, chikungunya and Zika viruses
P Kotsakiozi, A Gloria-Soria, A Caccone, B Evans, R Schama, AJ Martins, …
PLoS neglected tropical diseases 11 (7), e0005653
Genetic diversity of Glossina fuscipes fuscipes along the shores of Lake Victoria in Tanzania and Kenya: implications for management
O Manangwa, G Nkwengulila, JO Ouma, F Mramba, I Malele, K Dion, …
Parasites & vectors 10 (1), 268
Postglacial recolonization shaped the genetic diversity of the winter moth (Operophtera brumata) in Europe
JC Andersen, NP Havill, A Caccone, JS Elkinton
Ecology and evolution 7 (10), 3312-3323
Genetic diversity and population structure of the tsetse fly Glossina fuscipes fuscipes (Diptera: Glossinidae) in Northern Uganda: Implications for vector control
R Opiro, NP Saarman, R Echodu, EA Opiyo, K Dion, A Halyard, AW Dunn, …
PLoS neglected tropical diseases 11 (4), e0005485
Asymmetric hybridization between non-native winter moth, Operophtera brumata (Lepidoptera: Geometridae), and native Bruce spanworm, Operophtera bruceata, in the Northeastern United States, assessed with novel microsatellites and SNPs
NP Havill, J Elkinton, JC Andersen, SB Hagen, HJ Broadley, GJ Boettner, …
Bulletin of entomological research 107 (2), 241-250
Using fine‐scale spatial genetics of Norway rats to improve control efforts and reduce leptospirosis risk in urban slum environments
JL Richardson, MK Burak, C Hernandez, JM Shirvell, C Mariani, …
Evolutionary Applications 10 (4), 323-337
Reviving A Lost Species: The Case Of The Floreana Galapagos Giant Tortoise Chelonoidis elephantopus
J Miller, MC Quinzin, N Poulakakis, JP Gibbs, LB Beheregaray, …
bioRxiv, 143131

2016

Babesia microti from humans and ticks hold a genomic signature of strong population structure in the United States
G Carpi, KS Walter, CB Mamoun, PJ Krause, A Kitchen, TJ Lepore, …
BMC genomics 17 (1), 888
Global population divergence and admixture of the brown rat (Rattus norvegicus)
EE Puckett, J Park, M Combs, MJ Blum, JE Bryant, A Caccone, F Costa, …
Proc. R. Soc. B 283 (1841), 20161762
Potential arms race in the coevolution of primates and angiosperms: brazzein sweet proteins and gorilla taste receptors
EE Guevara, CC Veilleux, K Saltonstall, A Caccone, NI Mundy, BJ Bradley
American journal of physical anthropology 161 (1), 181-185
Comparative genomics of drug resistance in Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense
FE Graf, P Ludin, C Arquint, RS Schmidt, N Schaub, CK Renggli, …
Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences 73 (17), 3387-3400
I-HEDGE: determining the optimum complementary sets of taxa for conservation using evolutionary isolation
EL Jensen, AØ Mooers, A Caccone, MA Russello
PeerJ 4, e2350
Vectors as epidemiological sentinels: patterns of within-tick Borrelia burgdorferi diversity
KS Walter, G Carpi, BR Evans, A Caccone, MA Diuk-Wasser
PLoS pathogens 12 (7), e1005759
Ecological and evolutionary influences on body size and shape in the Galápagos marine iguana (Amblyrhynchus cristatus)
Y Chiari, S Glaberman, P Tarroso, A Caccone, J Claude
Oecologia 181 (3), 885-894
Patterns of genome-wide variation in Glossina fuscipes fuscipes tsetse flies from Uganda
A Gloria-Soria, WA Dunn, EL Telleria, BR Evans, L Okedi, R Echodu, …
G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics 6 (6), 1573-1584
Evidence of temporal stability in allelic and mitochondrial haplotype diversity in populations of Glossina fuscipes fuscipes (Diptera: Glossinidae) in northern Uganda
R Opiro, NP Saarman, R Echodu, EA Opiyo, K Dion, A Halyard, S Aksoy, …
Parasites & vectors 9 (1), 258
Ancient and modern colonization of North America by hemlock woolly adelgid, Adelges tsugae (Hemiptera: Adelgidae), an invasive insect from East Asia
NP Havill, S Shiyake, A Lamb Galloway, RG Foottit, G Yu, A Paradis, …
Molecular ecology 25 (9), 2065-2080
De novo genome assembly shows genome wide similarity between Trypanosoma brucei brucei and Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense
M Sistrom, B Evans, J Benoit, O Balmer, S Aksoy, A Caccone
PloS one 11 (2), e0147660
Was Frozen Mammoth or Giant Ground Sloth Served for Dinner at The Explorers Club?
JR Glass, M Davis, TJ Walsh, EJ Sargis, A Caccone
PloS one 11 (2), e0146825
Whole genome sequencing shows sleeping sickness relapse is due to parasite regrowth and not reinfection
JB Richardson, B Evans, PP Pyana, N Van Reet, M Sistrom, P Büscher, …
Evolutionary applications 9 (2), 381-393
Multiple paternity in the Norway rat, Rattus norvegicus, from urban slums in Salvador, Brazil
F Costa, JL Richardson, K Dion, C Mariani, AC Pertile, MK Burak, …
Journal of Heredity 107 (2), 181-186

2015

Description of a new Galapagos giant tortoise species (Chelonoidis; Testudines: Testudinidae) from Cerro Fatal on Santa Cruz Island
N Poulakakis, DL Edwards, Y Chiari, RC Garrick, MA Russello, …
PLoS One 10 (10), e0138779
Genetics of a head-start program to guide conservation of an endangered Galápagos tortoise (Chelonoidis ephippium)
EL Jensen, W Tapia, A Caccone, MA Russello
Conservation genetics 16 (4), 823-832
Mitochondrial DNA sequence divergence and diversity of Glossina fuscipes fuscipes in the Lake Victoria basin of Uganda: implications for control
AB Kato, C Hyseni, LM Okedi, JO Ouma, S Aksoy, A Caccone, …
Parasites & vectors 8 (1), 385
Hybridization masks speciation in the evolutionary history of the Galápagos marine iguana
A MacLeod, A Rodríguez, M Vences, P Orozco-terWengel, C García, …
Proc. R. Soc. B 282 (1809), 20150425
Whole genome capture of vector-borne pathogens from mixed DNA samples: a case study of Borrelia burgdorferi
G Carpi, KS Walter, SJ Bent, AG Hoen, M Diuk-Wasser, A Caccone
BMC genomics 16 (1), 434
Ecotype evolution in Glossina palpalis subspecies, major vectors of sleeping sickness
T De Meeûs, J Bouyer, S Ravel, P Solano
PLoS neglected tropical diseases 9 (3), e0003497
Examining the co-evolution of primates and angiosperms: Brazzein sweet proteins and gorilla taste receptors
EF Guevara, K Saltonstall, A Caccone, NI Mundy, BJ Bradley
AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY 156, 154-154
Worldwide phylogeography of the invasive ctenophore Mnemiopsis leidyi (Ctenophora) based on nuclear and mitochondrial DNA data
KM Bayha, MH Chang, CL Mariani, JL Richardson, DL Edwards, …
Biological invasions 17 (3), 827-850
Genetic diversity and population structure of Trypanosoma brucei in Uganda: implications for the epidemiology of sleeping sickness and nagana
R Echodu, M Sistrom, R Bateta, G Murilla, L Okedi, S Aksoy, C Enyioha, …
PLoS neglected tropical diseases 9 (2), e0003353
Naturally rare versus newly rare: demographic inferences on two timescales inform conservation of Galápagos giant tortoises
RC Garrick, B Kajdacsi, MA Russello, E Benavides, C Hyseni, JP Gibbs, …
Ecology and evolution 5 (3), 676-694

2014

Cryptic structure and niche divergence within threatened Galápagos giant tortoises from southern Isabela Island

DL Edwards, RC Garrick, W Tapia, A Caccone

Conservation Genetics 15 (6), 1357-1369

Lineage fusion in Galápagos giant tortoises

RC Garrick, E Benavides, MA Russello, C Hyseni, DL Edwards, JP Gibbs, …

Molecular ecology 23 (21), 5276-5290

Comparative genomics reveals multiple genetic backgrounds of human pathogenicity in the Trypanosoma brucei complex

M Sistrom, B Evans, R Bjornson, W Gibson, O Balmer, P Mäser, S Aksoy, …

Genome biology and evolution 6 (10), 2811-2819

Analysis of multiple tsetse fly populations in Uganda reveals limited diversity and species-specific gut microbiota

E Aksoy, EL Telleria, R Echodu, Y Wu, LM Okedi, BL Weiss, S Aksoy, …

Applied and environmental microbiology 80 (14), 4301-4312

Habitat fragmentation and the genetic structure of the Amazonian palm Mauritia flexuosa Lf (Arecaceae) on the island of Trinidad

S Federman, C Hyseni, W Clement, MP Oatham, A Caccone

Conservation genetics 15 (2), 355-362

Human impacts have shaped historical and recent evolution in Aedes aegypti, the dengue and yellow fever mosquito

JE Brown, BR Evans, W Zheng, V Obas, L Barrera‐Martinez, A Egizi, …

Evolution 68 (2), 514-525

2013

Large fluctuations in the effective population size of the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae ss during vector control cycle

TK Hodges, G Athrey, KC Deitz, HJ Overgaard, A Matias, A Caccone, …

Evolutionary applications 6 (8), 1171-1183

Genetically Distinct Glossina fuscipes fuscipes Populations in the Lake Kyoga Region of Uganda and Its Relevance for Human African Trypanosomiasis

R Echodu, M Sistrom, C Hyseni, J Enyaru, L Okedi, S Aksoy, A Caccone

BioMed research international 2013

Urban population genetics of slum‐dwelling rats (Rattus norvegicus) in Salvador, Brazil

B Kajdacsi, F Costa, C Hyseni, F Porter, J Brown, G Rodrigues, H Farias, …

Molecular ecology 22 (20), 5056-5070

Glossina fuscipes populations provide insights for human African trypanosomiasis transmission in Uganda

S Aksoy, A Caccone, AP Galvani, LM Okedi

Trends in parasitology 29 (8), 394-406

Genetic isolation within the malaria mosquito Anopheles melas

KC Deitz, G Athrey, MR Reddy, HJ Overgaard, A Matias, M Jawara, …

Molecular Ecology 22 (14), 3878-3878

Dipartimento di Biologia

JR Powell, A Caccone

Molecular Techniques in Taxonomy 57, 117

Five years of malaria control in the continental region, Equatorial Guinea

AM Rehman, AG Mann, C Schwabe, MR Reddy, IR Gomes, MA Slotman, …

Malar J 12 (1), 154

Insecticide resistance allele frequencies in Anopheles gambiae before and after anti-vector interventions in continental Equatorial Guinea

MR Reddy, A Godoy, K Dion, A Matias, K Callender, AE Kiszewski, …

The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene 88 (5), 897-907

Wolbachia association with the tsetse fly, Glossina fuscipes fuscipes, reveals high levels of genetic diversity and complex evolutionary dynamics

RE Symula, U Alam, C Brelsfoard, Y Wu, R Echodu, LM Okedi, S Aksoy, …

BMC evolutionary biology 13 (1), 31

Recovery of a nearly extinct Galápagos tortoise despite minimal genetic variation

MC Milinkovitch, R Kanitz, R Tiedemann, W Tapia, F Llerena, A Caccone, …

Evolutionary applications 6 (2), 377-383

The genetic legacy of Lonesome George survives: giant tortoises with Pinta Island ancestry identified in Galápagos

DL Edwards, E Benavides, RC Garrick, JP Gibbs, MA Russello, KB Dion, …

Biological conservation 157, 225-228

Taking advantage of genomic data to develop reliable microsatellite loci in Trypanosoma brucei

M Sistrom, R Echodu, C Hyseni, J Enyaru, A Aksoy, A Caccone

Mol Ecol Resour 13, 341-343

Twenty years of molecular biogeography in the West Mediterranean islands of Corsica and Sardinia: lessons learnt and future prospects

V Ketmaier, A Caccone

INTECH Open Access Publisher

2012

Hybridization between a native and introduced predator of Adelgidae: An unintended result of classical biological control

NP Havill, G Davis, DL Mausel, J Klein, R McDonald, C Jones, M Fischer, …

Biological Control 63 (3), 359-369

The effective population size of malaria mosquitoes: large impact of vector control

G Athrey, TK Hodges, MR Reddy, HJ Overgaard, A Matias, FC Ridl, …

PLoS genetics 8 (12)

The population structure of Glossina fuscipes fuscipes in the Lake Victoria basin in Uganda: implications for vector control

C Hyseni, AB Kato, LM Okedi, C Masembe, JO Ouma, S Aksoy, …

Parasit Vectors 5 (1), 222-222

Genetic isolation within the malaria mosquito Anopheles melas

KC Deitz, G Athrey, MR Reddy, HJ Overgaard, A Matias, M Jawara, …

Molecular ecology 21 (18), 4498-4513

Trypanosoma brucei gambiense group 1 is distinguished by a unique amino acid substitution in the HpHb receptor implicated in human serum resistance

RE Symula, JS Beadell, M Sistrom, K Agbebakun, O Balmer, W Gibson, …

Limited usefulness of microsatellite markers from the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae when applied to the closely related species Anopheles melas

KC Deitz, VP Reddy, MR Reddy, N Satyanarayanah, MW Lindsey, …

Journal of Heredity 103 (4), 585-593

Implications of microfauna-host interactions for trypanosome transmission dynamics in Glossina fuscipes fuscipes in Uganda

U Alam, C Hyseni, RE Symula, C Brelsfoard, Y Wu, O Kruglov, J ang, …

Applied and environmental microbiology 78 (13), 4627-4637

Isolation of 13 novel highly polymorphic microsatellite loci for the Amazonian Palm Mauritia flexuosa Lf (Arecaceae)

S Federman, C Hyseni, W Clement, A Caccone

Conservation Genetics Resources 4 (2), 355-357

Genetic rediscovery of an ‘extinct’Galápagos giant tortoise species

RC Garrick, E Benavides, MA Russello, JP Gibbs, N Poulakakis, KB Dion, …

Current Biology 22 (1), R10-R11

Lineage identification and genealogical relationships among captive Galápagos tortoises

E Benavides, M Russello, D Boyer, RJ Wiese, B Kajdacsi, L Marquez, …

Zoo biology 31 (1), 107-120

Unravelling the peculiarities of island life: vicariance, dispersal and the diversification of the extinct and extant giant Galápagos tortoises

N Poulakakis, M Russello, D Geist, A Caccone

Molecular Ecology 21 (1), 160-173

2011

Influence of host phylogeographic patterns and incomplete lineage sorting on within-species genetic variability in Wigglesworthia species, obligate symbionts of Tsetse flies

RE Symula, I Marpuri, RD Bjornson, L Okedi, J Beadell, U Alam, S Aksoy, …

Applied and environmental microbiology 77 (23), 8400-8408

Within-species genetic variability in tsetse’s obligate symbiont, Wigglesworthia, is influenced by host phylogeographic patterns and incomplete lineage sorting

RE Symula, I Marpuri, RD Bjornson, L Okedi, J Beadell, U Alam, S Aksoy, …

Applied and Environmental Microbiology, AEM. 05688-11

DNA barcodes and molecular diagnostics to distinguish an introduced and native Laricobius (Coleoptera: Derodontidae) species in eastern North America

GA Davis, NP Havill, ZN Adelman, A Caccone, LT Kok, SM Salom

Biological Control 58 (1), 53-59

Outdoor host seeking behaviour of Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes following initiation of malaria vector control on Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea

MR Reddy, HJ Overgaard, S Abaga, VP Reddy, A Caccone, AE Kiszewski, …

Malar J 10 (1), 184

Genetic diversity and population structure of Glossina pallidipes in Uganda and western Kenya

JO Ouma, JS Beadell, C Hyseni, LM Okedi, ES Krafsur, S Aksoy, …

Parasit vectors 4, 122

Polyandry is a common event in wild populations of the tsetse fly Glossina fuscipes fuscipes and may impact population reduction measures

A Bonomi, F Bassetti, P Gabrieli, J Beadell, M Falchetto, F Scolari, …

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5 (6), e1190

Permanent genetic resources added to molecular ecology resources database 1 December 2010–31 January 2011

K Agata, S Alasaad, V ALMEIDA‐VAL, M FONSECA, JA ÁLVAREZ‐DIOS, …

Molecular ecology resources 11 (3), 586-589

Temporal stability of Glossina fuscipes fuscipes populations in Uganda

R Echodu, JS Beadell, LM Okedi, C Hyseni, S Aksoy, A Caccone

Parasit Vectors 4 (1), 19

Phylogeography and taxonomy of Trypanosoma brucei

O Balmer, JS Beadell, W Gibson, A Caccone

Estimation of the human blood index in malaria mosquito vectors in Equatorial Guinea after indoor antivector interventions

V Pappa, M Reddy, HJ Overgaard, S Abaga, A Caccone

The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene 84 (2), 298-301

Population genetic structure of Aldabra giant tortoises

O Balmer, C Ciofi, DA Galbraith, IR Swingland, GR Zug, A Caccone

Journal of heredity 102 (1), 29-37

Before 2011 please refer to Google Scholar