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Professor Steven Paul Sinkins

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    1. Molloy JC, Sinkins SP. Wolbachia Do Not Induce Reactive Oxygen Species-Dependent Immune Pathway Activation in Aedes albopictus. Viruses. 2015 Aug 13; 7(8):4624-39. PMID: 26287231; PMCID: PMC4576197.
    2. Sutton ER, Harris SR, Parkhill J, Sinkins SP. Comparative genome analysis of Wolbachia strain wAu. BMC Genomics. 2014 Oct 24; 15:928. PMID: 25341639; PMCID: PMC4223829.
    3. Hapairai LK, Marie J, Sinkins SP, Bossin HC. Effect of temperature and larval density on Aedes polynesiensis (Diptera: Culicidae) laboratory rearing productivity and male characteristics. Acta Trop. 2014 Apr; 132 Suppl:S108-15. PMID: 24316237.
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    4. Pinto SB, Stainton K, Harris S, Kambris Z, Sutton ER, Bonsall MB, Parkhill J, Sinkins SP. Transcriptional regulation of Culex pipiens mosquitoes by Wolbachia influences cytoplasmic incompatibility. PLoS Pathog. 2013 Oct; 9(10):e1003647. PMID: 24204251; PMCID: PMC3814344.
    5. Sinkins SP. Wolbachia and arbovirus inhibition in mosquitoes. Future Microbiol. 2013 Oct; 8(10):1249-56. PMID: 24059916.
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    6. Hapairai LK, Sang MA, Sinkins SP, Bossin HC. Population studies of the filarial vector Aedes polynesiensis (Diptera: Culicidae) in two island settings of French Polynesia. J Med Entomol. 2013 Sep; 50(5):965-76. PMID: 24180100.
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    7. Hapairai LK, Joseph H, Sang MA, Melrose W, Ritchie SA, Burkot TR, Sinkins SP, Bossin HC. Field evaluation of selected traps and lures for monitoring the filarial and arbovirus vector, Aedes polynesiensis (Diptera: Culicidae), in French Polynesia. J Med Entomol. 2013 Jul; 50(4):731-9. PMID: 23926770.
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    8. Blagrove MS, Arias-Goeta C, Di Genua C, Failloux AB, Sinkins SP. A Wolbachia wMel transinfection in Aedes albopictus is not detrimental to host fitness and inhibits Chikungunya virus. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2013; 7(3):e2152. PMID: 23556030; PMCID: PMC3610642.
    9. Sawadogo SP, Diabaté A, Toé HK, Sanon A, Lefevre T, Baldet T, Gilles J, Simard F, Gibson G, Sinkins S, Dabiré RK. Effects of age and size on Anopheles gambiae s.s. male mosquito mating success. J Med Entomol. 2013 Mar; 50(2):285-93. PMID: 23540115.
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    10. Pinto SB, Mariconti M, Bazzocchi C, Bandi C, Sinkins SP. Wolbachia surface protein induces innate immune responses in mosquito cells. BMC Microbiol. 2012 Jan 18; 12 Suppl 1:S11. PMID: 22375833.
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    11. Blagrove MS, Arias-Goeta C, Failloux AB, Sinkins SP. Wolbachia strain wMel induces cytoplasmic incompatibility and blocks dengue transmission in Aedes albopictus. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Jan 03; 109(1):255-60. PMID: 22123944; PMCID: PMC3252941.
    12. Sinkins SP. Invertebrate post-segregation distorters: a new embryo-killing gene. PLoS Biol. 2011 Jul; 9(7):e1001114. PMID: 21814492; PMCID: PMC3144190.
    13. Hancock PA, Sinkins SP, Godfray HC. Strategies for introducing Wolbachia to reduce transmission of mosquito-borne diseases. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2011 Apr 26; 5(4):e1024. PMID: 21541357; PMCID: PMC3082501.
    14. Hancock PA, Sinkins SP, Godfray HC. Population dynamic models of the spread of Wolbachia. Am Nat. 2011 Mar; 177(3):323-33. PMID: 21460541.
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    15. Cook PE, Sinkins SP. Transcriptional profiling of Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes for adult age estimation. Insect Mol Biol. 2010 Dec; 19(6):745-51. PMID: 20695922; PMCID: PMC2998705.
    16. Kambris Z, Blagborough AM, Pinto SB, Blagrove MS, Godfray HC, Sinden RE, Sinkins SP. Wolbachia stimulates immune gene expression and inhibits plasmodium development in Anopheles gambiae. PLoS Pathog. 2010 Oct 07; 6(10):e1001143. PMID: 20949079; PMCID: PMC2951381.
    17. Kambris Z, Cook PE, Phuc HK, Sinkins SP. Immune activation by life-shortening Wolbachia and reduced filarial competence in mosquitoes. Science. 2009 Oct 02; 326(5949):134-6. PMID: 19797660; PMCID: PMC2867033.
    18. Klasson L, Kambris Z, Cook PE, Walker T, Sinkins SP. Horizontal gene transfer between Wolbachia and the mosquito Aedes aegypti. BMC Genomics. 2009 Jan 20; 10:33. PMID: 19154594; PMCID: PMC2647948.
    19. Walker T, Song S, Sinkins SP. Wolbachia in the Culex pipiens group mosquitoes: introgression and superinfection. J Hered. 2009 Mar-Apr; 100(2):192-6. PMID: 18836146; PMCID: PMC2726571.
    20. Klasson L, Walker T, Sebaihia M, Sanders MJ, Quail MA, Lord A, Sanders S, Earl J, O'Neill SL, Thomson N, Sinkins SP, Parkhill J. Genome evolution of Wolbachia strain wPip from the Culex pipiens group. Mol Biol Evol. 2008 Sep; 25(9):1877-87. PMID: 18550617; PMCID: PMC2515876.
    21. Walker T, Klasson L, Sebaihia M, Sanders MJ, Thomson NR, Parkhill J, Sinkins SP. Ankyrin repeat domain-encoding genes in the wPip strain of Wolbachia from the Culex pipiens group. BMC Biol. 2007 Sep 20; 5:39. PMID: 17883830; PMCID: PMC2045654.
    22. Nene V, Wortman JR, Lawson D, Haas B, Kodira C, Tu ZJ, Loftus B, Xi Z, Megy K, Grabherr M, Ren Q, Zdobnov EM, Lobo NF, Campbell KS, Brown SE, Bonaldo MF, Zhu J, Sinkins SP, Hogenkamp DG, Amedeo P, Arensburger P, Atkinson PW, Bidwell S, Biedler J, Birney E, Bruggner RV, Costas J, Coy MR, Crabtree J, Crawford M, Debruyn B, Decaprio D, Eiglmeier K, Eisenstadt E, El-Dorry H, Gelbart WM, Gomes SL, Hammond M, Hannick LI, Hogan JR, Holmes MH, Jaffe D, Johnston JS, Kennedy RC, Koo H, Kravitz S, Kriventseva EV, Kulp D, Labutti K, Lee E, Li S, Lovin DD, Mao C, Mauceli E, Menck CF, Miller JR, Montgomery P, Mori A, Nascimento AL, Naveira HF, Nusbaum C, O'leary S, Orvis J, Pertea M, Quesneville H, Reidenbach KR, Rogers YH, Roth CW, Schneider JR, Schatz M, Shumway M, Stanke M, Stinson EO, Tubio JM, Vanzee JP, Verjovski-Almeida S, Werner D, White O, Wyder S, Zeng Q, Zhao Q, Zhao Y, Hill CA, Raikhel AS, Soares MB, Knudson DL, Lee NH, Galagan J, Salzberg SL, Paulsen IT, Dimopoulos G, Collins FH, Birren B, Fraser-Liggett CM, Severson DW. Genome sequence of Aedes aegypti, a major arbovirus vector. Science. 2007 Jun 22; 316(5832):1718-23. PMID: 17510324; PMCID: PMC2868357.
    23. Sinkins SP, Gould F. Gene drive systems for insect disease vectors. Nat Rev Genet. 2006 Jun; 7(6):427-35. PMID: 16682981.
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    24. Sinkins SP, Walker T, Lynd AR, Steven AR, Makepeace BL, Godfray HC, Parkhill J. Wolbachia variability and host effects on crossing type in Culex mosquitoes. Nature. 2005 Jul 14; 436(7048):257-60. PMID: 16015330.
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    25. Behbahani A, Dutton TJ, Davies N, Townson H, Sinkins SP. Population differentiation and Wolbachia phylogeny in mosquitoes of the Aedes scutellaris group. Med Vet Entomol. 2005 Mar; 19(1):66-71. PMID: 15752179.
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    26. Dutton TJ, Sinkins SP. Filarial susceptibility and effects of Wolbachia in Aedes pseudoscutellaris mosquitoes. Med Vet Entomol. 2005 Mar; 19(1):60-5. PMID: 15752178.
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    27. Sinkins SP, Hastings IM. Male-specific insecticide resistance and mosquito transgene dispersal. Trends Parasitol. 2004 Sep; 20(9):413-6. PMID: 15324731.
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    28. Sinkins SP, Godfray HC. Use of Wolbachia to drive nuclear transgenes through insect populations. Proc Biol Sci. 2004 Jul 07; 271(1546):1421-6. PMID: 15306342; PMCID: PMC1691734.
    29. Sinkins SP. Wolbachia and cytoplasmic incompatibility in mosquitoes. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2004 Jul; 34(7):723-9. PMID: 15242714.
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    30. Dutton TJ, Sinkins SP. Strain-specific quantification of Wolbachia density in Aedes albopictus and effects of larval rearing conditions. Insect Mol Biol. 2004 Jun; 13(3):317-22. PMID: 15157232.
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    31. Sinkins SP, Hackett BJ, Costantini C, Vulule J, Ling YY, Collins FH, Besansky NJ. Isolation of polymorphic microsatellite loci from the malaria vector Anopheles funestus. Mol Ecol. 2000 Apr; 9(4):490-2. PMID: 10736053.
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    32. Curtis CF, Sinkins SP. Wolbachia as a possible means of driving genes into populations. Parasitology. 1998; 116 Suppl:S111-5. PMID: 9695115.
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    33. O'Neill SL, Pettigrew MM, Sinkins SP, Braig HR, Andreadis TG, Tesh RB. In vitro cultivation of Wolbachia pipientis in an Aedes albopictus cell line. Insect Mol Biol. 1997 Feb; 6(1):33-9. PMID: 9013253.
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    34. Sinkins SP, Braig HR, O'Neill SL. Wolbachia pipientis: bacterial density and unidirectional cytoplasmic incompatibility between infected populations of Aedes albopictus. Exp Parasitol. 1995 Nov; 81(3):284-91. PMID: 7498425.
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    35. Sinkins SP, Braig HR, O'Neill SL. Wolbachia superinfections and the expression of cytoplasmic incompatibility. Proc Biol Sci. 1995 Sep 22; 261(1362):325-30. PMID: 8587875.
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