Publications

  • Ledesma NA, Kaufman PE, Xue RD,  Leyend C,  Macapagald M, Winokur OC and LC Harrington. In press. Entomological and socio-behavioral components of dog heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) prevalence in two Florida communities. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Villarreal S, Winokur O, and LC Harrington. 2017 Accepted with revision. The impact of temperature and body size on fundamental flight tone variation in the mosquito vector Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae): implications for acoustic lures. Journal of Medical Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/jme/tjx07
  • Shragai T, Tesla B, Murdock C and Harrington LC. Zika and Chikungunya: mosquito-borne viruses in a changing world. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. doi: 10.1111/nyas.13306
  • Degner, EC and LC Harrington. 2016. A mosquito sperm’s journey from male ejaculate to egg: mechanisms, molecules and methods for exploration. Molecular Reproduction and Development. Volume 83, (10): 897-9
  • Alfonso-Parra, C., Ahmed, Y., Degner, E.C., Wolfner, M.W., and L.C. Harrington. 2016. Post-insemination transcriptional response in the reproductive tract of the dengue vector Aedes aegypti. PLoS Neg Trop Dis in press.
  • Degner, E.C., and L.C. Harrington. 2016. Polyandry depends on post-mating time interval in the dengue vector Aedes aegypti. Am J Trop Med Hyg in press.
  • Ledesma, N; Harrington, LC. 2015. Fine-scake temperature fluctuation and modulation of Dirofilaria immitis larval development in Aedes aegypti.  Veterinary Parasitology, 209(1-2):93-100. doi:10.1016/j.vetpar.2015.02.003
  • Alfonso-Parra, CA; Deewatthanawong, P; Avila. FW, Sirot, LK, Wolfner, MF; Harrington, LC. 2014. Synthesis, depletion and cell-type expression of a protein from the male accessory glands of the dengue vector mosquito Aedes aegypti.  Journal of Insect Physiology. DOI: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2014.07.004.
  • Hardstone, Melissa; Strycharz, Joseph; Kim, JunHeon; Park, Il-Kwon; Yoon, Kyong; Ahn, Young-Joon; Harrington, Laura; Lee, Si Hyeock; Clark, John. 2014. Development of multi-functional metabolic synergists to suppress the evolution of resistance against pyrethroids in insects that blood feed on humans.  Pest Management Science. DOI: 10.1002/ps.3856.
  • Harrington LC, Fleisher A, Ruiz-Moreno D, Vermeylen F, Wa, C, Poulson RL, Edman JD, Clark JM, Jones JW, Kitthawee S, and Scott TW. 2014. Heterogeneous feeding patterns of the dengue vector, Aedes aegypti, on individual human hosts in rural Thailand. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003048. 8 (8), e3048.
  • Guerra, CA, Reiner RC, Perkins TA, Lindsay SW,Midega JT, Brady OJ, Barker CM, Reisen WK, Harrington LC, Takken W, Kitron U, Lloyd AL, Hay S, Scott TW and D L Smith. 2014 In press. Global assembly of adult female mosquito mark-release-recapture data to inform the control of mosquito-borne pathogens.  Parasites and Vectors.  7:276 doi:10.1186/1756-3305-7-276   http://www.parasitesandvectors.com/content/7/1/276/abstract
  • Boes KE, Ribeiro JMC, Wong A, Harrington LC, Wolfner MF and Laura K. Sirot. 2014. Identification and Characterization of Seminal Fluid Proteins in the Asian Tiger Mosquito, Aedes albopictus. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 19;8(6):e2946. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24945155
  • Dongmei Wang, Dwight D. Bowman, Heidi Brown, Laura C. Harrington, Phillip E. Kaufman, Tanja McKay, C. Thomas Nelson, Julia L. Sharp and Robert Lund. 2014 Factors Influencing U.S. Canine Heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) Prevalence.Parasites and Vectors.  7:264   http://www.parasitesandvectors.com/content/7/1/264/abstract
  • Helinski, MEH and Harrington, L.C. 2013. Considerations for male fitness in successful genetic vector control programs.  In: Takken and Koenraadt (eds).  Ecology of parasite-vector interactions. Ecology and control of vector-borne diseases Volume 3, 2013, pp 221-244. http://link.springer.com/chapter/10.3920%2F978-90-8686-744-8_12
  • Menda G, Uhr JH, Wyttenbach RA, Vermeylen FM, Smith DM, Harrington LC, and RR Hoy. 2013. Associative learning in the dengue vector mosquito, Aedes aegypti: Avoidance of a previously attractive odor or surface color that is paired with an aversive stimulus. J. Exper Biol 216(2): 218-223.  http://jeb.biologists.org/content/early/2012/09/19/jeb.074898.short
  • Brown HE, Harrington LC, Kaufman PE, McKay T, Bowman DD, Nelson CT, Wang D and R. Lund. 2012.  Key Factors Influencing Canine Heartworm, Dirofilaria immitis in the United States. Parasites and Vectors. 5(1):245. http://www.parasitesandvectors.com/content/5/1/245
  • Ruiz-Moreno D, Vargas IS, Olson KE and LC Harrington. 2012. Modeling Dynamic Introduction of Chikungunya Virus in the United States. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6(11): e1918. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0001918. http://www.plosntds.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pntd.0001918
  •  Helinksi MEH, Deewatthanawong P, Sirot LK, Wolfner MF and LC Harrington. 2012. Duration and dose-dependency of female sexual receptivity responses to seminal fluid proteins in Aedes albopictus and Ae. aegypti mosquitoes.  J Insect Phys.  58(10):1307–1313
  • Helinski MEH and LC Harrington.  2012. The role of male harassment on female fitness for the dengue vector, Ae. aegypti.  Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 66:1131–1140. http://www.springerlink.com/content/9p541jr028t5128q/?MUD=MP
  • Helinski MEH, Valerio L, Facchinelli L, Scott TW, Ramsey J and LC Harrington. 2012. Evidence of polyandry for Aedes aegypti in semi-field  enclosures.  Journal of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.  86(4):635-41.
  • Ledemsa, N and Harrington, L.C. 2011. Topical Review: Vectors of Dog Heartworm in the United States: Vector status and factors effecting transmission efficiency. Topics in Companion Animal Medicine. Volume 26 (4): 178-185. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1938973611000869
  • Cator, LJ and LC Harrington. 2011. Harmonic convergence of fathers and the mating success of sons in the yellow fever mosquito. Animal Behaviour. Volume 82 (4): 627-633. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0003347211002934.
  • Cator LJ, Arthur BJ, Ponlawat A and LC Harrington. 2011. Behavioral observations and sound recordings of free-flight mating swarms of Ae. aegypti in Thailand. Journal of Medical Entomology.  48(4):941-6.
  •  Facchinelli L,Valerio L, Bond JG, Wise de Valdez M, Harrington LC, Ramsey JM, Casas-Martinez M and Thomas W. Scott. 2011. Development of a semi-field system for contained field trials with Aedes aegypti in Southern México. Journal of the American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 85(2):248-56.
  • Sirot LK, Hardstone MC, Helinksi MEH, Marinotti O, Kimura M, Deewatthanawong P, Wolfner MF and LC Harrington. 2011. Towards an ejaculatome of the dengue vector mosquito: Protein identification and potential functions. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 15;5(3):e989.
  • Helinski, M. and LC Harrington. 2011. Male mating history and body size influence female fecundity and survival in the dengue vector mosquito Aedes aegypti. Journal of Medical Entomology. 48(2):202-11.
  • Koenraadt CJM., Kormaksson M and LC Harrington. 2010. Effects of Inbreeding and Genetic Modification on Aedes aegypti Larval Competition and Adult Energy Reserves. Parasites and Vectors. 3(92): 1-11. http://www.springerlink.com/content/44p773n96g00303h/
  •  Gong, H., DeGaetano AT and LC Harrington. 2011. Climate-based Models for West Nile Culex Mosquito Vectors in the Northeastern USA. International Journal of Biometeorology. 55:435-436. http://www.springerlink.com/content/84716m71v4601262/
  •  Cator LJ, Ng’Habi, K, Hoy RR and L.C. Harrington. 2010. Sizing up a mate: variation in production of and response to acoustic signals in Anopheles gambiae. Behavioral Ecology. 21(5): 1033-1039.
  • Lavery, JV, Tinadana, PO,Scott, TW, Harrington, LC, Ramsey, JM, Ytuarte-Nunez, C and AA James. 2010. Towards a framework for community engagement in global health research. Trends in Parasitology 26:279–283.
  • Kimura, M, Darbro, J.M. and L. C. Harrington. 2010. Avian Malaria Parasites Share Congeneric Mosquito Vectors. Journal of Parasitology: Vol. 96(1): 144-151.
  •  Chaves, L.F., Harrington, L.C., Keogh, C.L, Nguyen, A.M. and U. D. Kitron. 2010. Blood feeding patterns of mosquitoes: random or reflective of preferences? Frontiers in Zoology. 7:3. http://www.frontiersinzoology.com/content/7/1/3/abstract (Highly accessed).
  • Arthur, BJ, Wyttenbach, RA, Harrington, LC and R R. Hoy. 2010. Neural Responses to One- and Two-Tone Stimuli in the Hearing Organ of the Dengue Vector Mosquito. Journal of Experimental Biology. 213: 1376-1385.
  • Hardstone, M. C. Huang, X. Harrington, LC and J. G. Scott. 2010. Differences in development, glycogen, and lipid content associated with cytochrome P450-mediated permethrin resistance in Culex pipiens quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Medical Entomology. 47(2): 188-198.
  •  Tuiten , W. Koenraadt, C.J.M, McComas, K. and L.C. Harrington. 2009. The Effect of West Nile Virus Perceptions and Knowledge on Protective Behavior and Mosquito Breeding in Residential Yards in Upstate New York. Eco Health 6(1): 42-51.
  • Harvell,D, Altizer,S, Cattadori,IM, Harrington, LC, and E Weil. 2009. Climate Change and Wildlife Disease: When Does the Host Matter the Most. Ecology. Vol. 90, No. 4, pp. 912-920.
  • Cator, LJ, Arthur, BJ, Harrington, LC and RR Hoy. 2009. Harmonic convergence in the love songs of the dengue vector mosquito. Science. Feb 20; 323(5917):1077-9.
  • Ponlawat, A., and L.C.Harrington. 2009. Factors associated with male mating success of the dengue vector mosquito, Aedes aegypti. Amer. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg. 79(3):312-8.
  • Lavery, J., Harrington, LC. and T.W. Scott. 2008. Ethical, social and cultural considerations for site selection for research with genetically modified mosquitoes. Amer. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg. 79(3):312-8.
  • Benedict, M, D’Abs, P.,Dobson, S., Gottleib, M. Harrington, L.C. et al. 2008. Guidance for Contained Semi-Field Trials of Genetically-engineered Vector Mosquitoes: Recommendations of a Scientific Working Group. Vec. borne and Zoonot. Dis. 8(2): 127-166.
  • Harrington, L.C. A. Ponlawat, J.D. Edman and T.W. Scott. 2008. Physical container traits influence oviposition behavior of the Aedes aegypti mosquito in Thailand. Vect. Zoonot. Dis. 8(3): 415-423.
  • Harrington, L.C. Vermeylen, F., Jones, J.J., Kitthawee, S., Sithiprasasna, R., Edman, J.D. and T.W. Scott. 2008. Age-dependent survival of the dengue vector, Ae. aegypti, demonstrated by simultaneous release and recapture of different age cohorts. J. Med. Entomol. (7): 307-313.
  • Sirot, L.K. Poulson, R.L, McKenna, M.C., Girnary, H., Wolfner, M.F. and L.C.Harrington. 2008. Identity and transfer of male reproductive gland proteins of the dengue vector mosquito, Aedes aegypti: potential tools for control of female feeding and reproduction. Insect. Biochem. Mol. Biol. Volume 38 (2):176-189.
  • Koenraadt, CJM and L.C.Harrington. 2008. The flushing effect of rain on a temporal and tropical mosquito vector of disease. J. Med. Entomol. 45(1): 28-35.
  • Harrington, L.C. and R.L. Poulson. 2008. Variation in morphological traits prevents accurate adult identification of the West Nile vector Culex restuans. J. Med. Entomol. 45(1):1-8.
  • Hardstone, M., Leichter, C., Harrington, L.C., Tomita, S. and J.G. Scott. 2007. Cytochrome P450 nonooxygenase-mediated permethrin resistance confers limited cross resistance in larvae of the southern house mosquito, Culex pipiens quinquefasciatus. Pest. Biochem. Phys. 89 (3):175-184.
  • Darbro, J.M., Dhondt, A., Vermeylen, F. and L.C.Harrington. 2007. Mycoplasma gallisepticum infection in house finches (Carpodacus mexicanus) affects mosquito blood feeding patterns. Amer. Soc. Trop. Med. Hyg. 77(3): 488-494.
  • Darbro, J.M. and L.C.Harrington. 2007. Avian defensive behavior and blood-feeding success of the West Nile vector mosquito, Culex pipiens. Behavioral Ecology. 750-757.
  • Ponlawat, A., and L.C.Harrington. 2007 . Age and body size influence male sperm capacity of the dengue vector, Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae). J Med Entomol. 44: 422-426.
  •  Kent RJ, Harrington L.C., Norris DE. 2007. Genetic Differences Between Culex pipiens f. molestus and Culex pipiens pipiens (Diptera: Culicidae) in New York. Journal of Medical Entomology: 44, No. 1 pp. 50–59.
  •  M. A. Slotman, N. B. Kelly, L.C.Harrington, S. Kitthawee, J. W. Jones, T. W. Scott, A. Caccone, and J.R. Powell. 2007 . Polymorphic microsatellite markers for studies of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae), the vector of dengue and yellow fever. Molecular Ecology. 7: 168.
  •  S. Higgs, D.L. Vanlandingham, K.A. Klinger, K.L. McElroy, L.C.Harrington, T.W. Monath and F. Guirakhoo. 2006. Growth characteristics of Chimerivax-Den vaccine viruses in Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus from Thailand. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. Am. J. Trop. Med. Hyg., 75:986-993.
  • Scott, T.W. Fleisher A, Harrington, L.C. and G. Yan. 2006. DNA profiling of human blood in anophelines from lowland and highland sites in western Kenya. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 75:231-7.
  •  Sanchez, F., Engman, M., Harrington, L.C., and C. Castillo-Chavez. 2006. Models for dengue transmission and control. In: Modeling the dynamics of human diseases: paradigms and challenges. Gumel, A. (chief editor), Castillo-Chavez, C. , Clemence, D.E. and R.E. Mickens. American Mathematical Society.
  • Darbro, J.M. and L.C. Harrington. 2006. Bird-baited Traps for Surveillance of West Nile Mosquito Vectors: Effect of Bird Species, Trap Height and Mosquito Escape Rates. Journal of Medical Entomology.43(1): 83-92.
  • Paul, A., Harrington, L. C., Zhang, L. and Scott, J. G. 2006. Evaluation of new and novel insecticides for control of the yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti. Journal of Medical Entomology. 43(1): 55-60.
  • Ponlawat, A. and L.C.Harrington. 2005. Blood feeding patterns of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus in Thailand. Journal of Medical Entomology.42(5): 844-849.
  • Paul, A., Harrington, L. C., Zhang, L. and Scott, J. G. 2005. Insecticide resistance in Culex pipiens from New York. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 21(3): 305-309.
  • Ponlawat, A., Scott, J.G. and L.C.Harrington. 2005. Insecticide susceptibility of Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus across Thailand. Journal of Medical Entomology. 42(5): 821-825.
  • Spencer, C., Pendergast, T.H. and L.C.Harrington. 2005. Plant sugar feeding patterns of the dengue vector, Aedes aegypti, during high and low transmission seasons in the Mae Sot region of Thailand. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 21(2): 177-181.
  • Kaufman, P.E., Harrington, L.C., Waldron, J.K., and D.A.Rutz. 2005. The Importance of Agricultural Tire Habitats for Mosquitoes of Public Health Importance in New York State. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 21(2): 171-176.
  • Bosio, C.F., Harrington, L.C., Jones, J. Norris, D.E. and T.W. Scott. 2005. Genetic Structure of Aedes aegypti populations in Thailand using mtDNA. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 72(4): 434-442.
  • Harrington L.C., Scott T.W, Lerdthusnee K., Coleman R.C., Costero A., Clark G.G., Jones J.J., Kitthawee S., Kittayapong P., Sithiprasasna R. and J. D. Edman. 2005. Dispersal of the dengue vector Aedes aegypti within and between rural communities. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 72(2): 209-220.
  • Gerade B.B., Lee S.H., Scott T.W., Edman J.D., Harrington L.C., Kitthawee S., Jones J.W. and J.M. Clark. 2004. Field validation of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) age estimation by analysis of cuticular hydrocarbons. Journal of Medical Entomology.
  • Janis, M.J., Kunkel, K.E., DeGaetano, A.T., Harrington, L.C., Westbrook, C.J., Lavin, T., Nelson, A. 2003. Development of climate indices for monitoring vectors of West Nile virus. Proceedings of the American Meteorological Society’s 14th Conference on Applied Climatology.
  • Buonaccorsi, J., Harrington, L.C. and J. D. Edman. 2003. Estimation and comparison of mosquito survival rates with release-capture-removal data. Journal of Medical Entomology. 40(1): 6-17.
  • Harrington, L.C. and J. D. Edman. 2001. Indirect evidence against “skip-oviposition” behavior by wild Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) from Thailand. Journal of Medical Entomology. 38(5) 641-645.
  • Harrington, L.C., J.D. Edman, A.C. Costero, G.G. Clark, P. Kittayapong and T.W. Scott. 2001. Analysis of survival of young and old Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) from Puerto Rico and Thailand. Journal of Medical Entomology. 38(4): 537-547.
  • Harrington, L.C., J.D. Edman and T.W. Scott. 2001. Why do female Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) feed preferentially and frequently on human blood? Journal of Medical Entomology, 38(3): 411-422.
  • Edman, J.D., T. W. Scott, A. Costero, A.C. Morrison, L.C.Harrington and G.G. Clark. 1998. Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) movement influenced by availability of oviposition sites. Journal of Medical Entomology, Traub Memorial Issue, 35(4): 578-583.
  • Harrington, L.C. and R.C. Axtell. 1994. Comparisons of sampling methods and seasonal abundance of Drosophila repleta in caged-layer poultry houses. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 8: 331-339.
  • Harrington, L.C. and A.C. Rogerson. 1990. The F Pilus of Escherichia coli appears to support stable DNA transfer in the absence of wall-to-wall contact between cells. Journal of Bacteriology 172 (12): 7623-7624.

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