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Population Genetics and Ecology Publications

Aksoy E, Telleria EL, Echodu R, Wu Y, Okedi LM, Weiss BL, Aksoy S, Caccone A. Analysis of multiple tsetse fly populations in Uganda reveals limited diversity and species-specific gut microbiota. Applied and environmental microbiology. 2014;80(14):4301-12. doi: 10.1128/AEM.00079-14. PubMed PMID: 24814785; PMCID: 4068677.

Wamwiri FN, Alam U, Thande PC, Aksoy E, Ngure RM, Aksoy S, Ouma JO, Murilla GA. Wolbachia, Sodalis and trypanosome co-infections in natural populations of Glossina austeni and Glossina pallidipes. Parasites & vectors. 2013;6(1):232. doi: 10.1186/1756-3305-6-232. PubMed PMID: 23924682; PMCID: 3751944.

Symula RE, Alam U, Brelsfoard C, Wu Y, Echodu R, Okedi LM, Aksoy S, Caccone A. Wolbachia association with the tsetse fly, Glossina fuscipes fuscipes, reveals high levels of genetic diversity and complex evolutionary dynamics. BMC evolutionary biology. 2013;13:31. doi: 10.1186/1471-2148-13-31. PubMed PMID: 23384159; PMCID: 3574847.

Echodu R, Sistrom M, Hyseni C, Enyaru J, Okedi L, Aksoy S, Caccone A. Genetically distinct Glossina fuscipes fuscipes populations in the Lake Kyoga region of Uganda and its relevance for human African trypanosomiasis. BioMed research international. 2013;2013:614721. doi: 10.1155/2013/614721. PubMed PMID: 24199195; PMCID: 3807537.

Aksoy S, Caccone A, Galvani AP, Okedi LM. Glossina fuscipes populations provide insights for human African trypanosomiasis transmission in Uganda. Trends in parasitology. 2013;29(8):394-406. doi: 10.1016/ PubMed PMID: 23845311; PMCID: 3772539.

Hyseni C, Kato AB, Okedi LM, Masembe C, Ouma JO, Aksoy S, Caccone A. The population structure of Glossina fuscipes fuscipes in the Lake Victoria basin in Uganda: implications for vector control. Parasites & vectors. 2012;5:222. doi: 10.1186/1756-3305-5-222. PubMed PMID: 23036153; PMCID: 3522534.

Doudoumis V, Tsiamis G, Wamwiri F, Brelsfoard C, Alam U, Aksoy E, Dalaperas S, Abd-Alla A, Ouma J, Takac P, Aksoy S, Bourtzis K. Detection and characterization of Wolbachia infections in laboratory and natural populations of different species of tsetse flies (genus Glossina). BMC microbiology. 2012;12 Suppl 1:S3. doi: 10.1186/1471-2180-12-S1-S3. PubMed PMID: 22376025; PMCID: 3287514.

Alam U, Hyseni C, Symula RE, Brelsfoard C, Wu Y, Kruglov O, Wang J, Echodu R, Alioni V, Okedi LM, Caccone A, Aksoy S. Implications of microfauna-host interactions for trypanosome transmission dynamics in Glossina fuscipesfuscipes in Uganda. Applied and environmental microbiology. 2012;78(13):4627-37. doi: 10.1128/AEM.00806-12. PubMed PMID: 22544247; PMCID: 3370491.

Symula RE, Marpuri I, Bjornson RD, Okedi L, Beadell J, Alam U, Aksoy S, Caccone A. Influence of host phylogeographic patterns and incomplete lineage sorting on within-species genetic variability in Wigglesworthia species, obligate symbionts of tsetse flies. Applied and environmental microbiology. 2011;77(23):8400-8. doi: 10.1128/AEM.05688-11. PubMed PMID: 21948847; PMCID: 3233068.

Ouma JO, Beadell JS, Hyseni C, Okedi LM, Krafsur ES, Aksoy S, Caccone A. Genetic diversity and population structure of Glossina pallidipes in Uganda and western Kenya. Parasit Vectors. 2011 Jun 28;4:122. PubMed PMID: 21711519; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3146932.

Bonomi A, Bassetti F, Gabrieli P, Beadell J, Falchetto M, Scolari F, Gomulski LM, Regazzini E, Ouma JO, Caccone A, Okedi LM, Attardo GM, Guglielmino CR, Aksoy S, Malacrida AR. Polyandry is a common event in wild populations of the Tsetse fly Glossina fuscipes fuscipes and may impact population reduction measures. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2011 Jun;5(6):e1190. Epub 2011 Jun 7. PubMed PMID: 21666797; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3110164.

Davis S, Aksoy S, Galvani A. A global sensitivity analysis for African sleeping sickness. Parasitology. 2011 Apr;138(4):516-26. Epub 2010 Nov 16. PubMed PMID: 21078220; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3282146.

Echodu R, Beadell JS, Okedi LM, Hyseni C, Aksoy S, Caccone A. Temporal stability of Glossina fuscipes fuscipes populations in Uganda. Parasit Vectors. 2011 Feb 14;4:19. PubMed PMID: 21320301; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3045980.

Beadell JS, Hyseni C, Abila PP, Azabo R, Enyaru JC, Ouma JO, Mohammed YO, Okedi LM, Aksoy S, Caccone A. Phylogeography and population structure of Glossina fuscipes fuscipes in Uganda: implications for control of tsetse. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2010 Mar 16;4(3):e636. PubMed PMID: 20300518; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2838784.

Abila PP, Slotman MA, Parmakelis A, Dion KB, Robinson AS, Muwanika VB, Enyaru JC, Okedi LM, Aksoy S, Caccone A. High levels of genetic differentiation between Ugandan Glossina fuscipes fuscipes populations separated by Lake Kyoga. PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2008 May 28;2(5):e242. Erratum in: PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2008;2(6). doi: 10.1371/annotation/bc182916-f740-4366-b50e-80410649f197.. Lokedi, Loyce M [corrected to Okedi, Loyce M A]. PubMed PMID: 18509474; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2386243.

Luna C, Bonizzoni M, Cheng Q, Robinson AS, Aksoy S, Zheng L. Microsatellite polymorphism in tsetse flies (Diptera: Glossinidae). J Med Entomol. 2001 May;38(3):376-81. PubMed PMID: 11372961.