A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF RECENT SWALE LAB NEWS AND EVENTS
Press release by the Emerging Pathogens Institute at the University of Florida was published to highlight the recent mini-review on the safety of the insect repellent, DEET. You can find the Press release at http://www.epi.ufl.edu/articles/deet—safer-than-you-think.html
ARTICLE DESCRIBING HOW SIEVE TUBE FORMATION AND SAP FEEDING BY THE COTTON APHID IS REGULATED BY KIR CHANNELS IS PUBLISHED IN PEST MANAGEMENT SCIENCE. This work was completed by Zhilin Li. Congrats Zhilin!
ARTICLE DESCRIBING THE FUNDAMENTAL ROLE OF KIR CHANNELS TO THE SALIVARY GLAND FUNCTION AND BLOOD FEEDING ABILITY OF TICKS IS PUBLISHED IN PLOS NEGLECTED TROPICAL DISEASES. This work was completed by Zhilin Li during his Masters thesis. Congrats Zhilin!
ARTICLE DESCRIBING THE METHODOLOGY TO RECORD DESCENDING NERVE ACTIVITY FROM THE FLY CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM IS PUBLISHED IN THE JOURNAL OF VISUALIZED EXPERIMENTS.
ARTICLE DESCRIBING THE CLONING, FUNCTIONAL EXPRESSION, AND TOXICOLOGICAL POTENTIAL OF AEDES AEGYPTI POTASSIUM-CHLORIDE COTRANSPORTER IS PUBLISHED IN PESTICIDE BIOCHEMISTRY AND PHYSIOLOGY. This manuscript was performed in collaboration with Dr. Dave Weaver, Vanderbilt University.
ARTICLE DESCRIBING CHANGES OF GLYCOSYLATION AND FUNCTIONALITY OF KIR7.1 BY G-PROTEIN COUPLED RECEPTORS IS PUBLISHED IN JOURNAL OF BIOLOGICAL CHEMISTRY.PMID: 30257863
REVIEW ARTICLE DESCRIBING THE REPERTOIRE OF CHEMOSENSORY RECEPTORS AND MEMBRANE PROTEINS INVOLVED IN THE TRANSDUCTION OF INSECT GUSTATION AND OLFACTION IS PUBLISHED IN FRONTIERS IN PHYSIOLOGY.PMID: 30294282
Sarah McComic joins the Swale Lab as a Masters Student from Louisiana Tech. Sarah will be working on the development of novel insecticides from natural product origins. Welcome to the team, Sarah.
Zhilin Li, CJ Fellows, Alex SooHoo-Hui, and Rui Chen were all awarded travel grants ($850) from the American Chemical Society to attend the national meeting in Boston, MA
ARTILE DESCRIBING THE HORIZONTAL TRANSFER OF INSECT GROWTH REGULATORS AND NOVEL K+ CHANNEL INSECTICIDES TO CONTROL MOSQUITO VECTORS OF MALARIA IS PUBLISHED IN PLOS: NEGLECTED TROPICAL DISEASES. PMID: 29641515
ARTICLE DESCRIBING THE INFLUENCE OF CHEMICAL INHIBITION OF INWARD RECTIFIER POTASSIUM CHANNELS TO THE NEURAL ACTIVITY OF DROSOPHILA CNS ACTIVITY IS PUBLISHED IN SCIENTIFIC REPORTS. PMID: 29371678