Lab Publications

Sames W, Mann J, Kelly R, Evans C, Varnado W, Bosworth A, Noden B, Ramberg F, Riles M, Killingsworth D, Doyle M, Pitts RJ (2021) Distribution of Culex coronator in the USA. J Am Mosq Control Assoc1. 37 (1): 1-9.


Ye Z, Liu F, Ferguson S, Baker A, Pitts RJ, Zwiebel L (2021) Ammonium transporter AcAmt mutagenesis uncovers reproductive and physiological defects without impacting olfactory responses to ammonia in the malaria vector mosquito Anopheles coluzzii. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 134: 103578


Huff RM, Pitts RJ (2020) Carboxylic acid responses by a conserved odorant receptor in culicine vector mosquitoes. Insect Mol Biol. 29(6): 523-530.


Mann JG, Washington M, Guynup T, Tarrand C, Dewey EM, Fredregill C, Duguma D, Pitts RJ (2020) Feeding habits of vector mosquitoes in Harris County, TX, 2018. J Med Entomol. 57(6): 1920-1929.


Ye Z, Liu F, Sun H, Barker, M, Pitts RJ, Zwiebel LJ (2020) Heterogeneous expression of the ammonium transporter AgAmt in chemosensory appendages of the malaria vector, Anopheles gambiae. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 120: 103360


Young KI, Medwid JT, Azar SR, Huff RM, Drumm H, Coffey LL, M, Pitts RJ, Buenemann M, Vasilakis N, Perera D, Hanley KA (2020) Identification of host bloodmeals from mosquitoes collected in diverse habitats in Malaysian Borneo using COI barcoding. Trop Med Infect Dis. 5(2): 51


Huff RM, Pitts RJ (2019) An odorant receptor from Anopheles gambiae that demonstrates enantioselectivity to the plant volatile, linalool. PLoS One 14(11): e0225637


Saveer AM, Pitts RJ, Ferguson ST, Zwiebel LJ (2018) Characterization of chemosensory responses on the labellum of the malaria Vector Mosquito, Anopheles coluzzii. Sci Rep 8: 5656



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