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Parallel adaptation of rabbit populations to myxoma virus.

Alves JM, Carneiro M, Cheng JY, Lemos de Matos A, Rahman MM, Loog L, Campos PF, Wales N, Eriksson A, Manica A, Strive T, Graham SC, Afonso S, Bell DJ, Belmont L, Day JP, Fuller SJ, Marchandeau S, Palmer WJ, Queney G, Surridge AK, Vieira FG, McFadden G, Nielsen R, Gilbert MTP, Esteves PJ, Ferrand N, Jiggins FM.

Science. 2019 Feb 14. pii: eaau7285. doi: 10.1126/science.aau7285. [Epub ahead of print]


Adaptive introgression underlies polymorphic seasonal camouflage in snowshoe hares.

Jones MR, Mills LS, Alves PC, Callahan CM, Alves JM, Lafferty DJR, Jiggins FM, Jensen JD, Melo-Ferreira J, Good JM.

Science. 2018 Jun 22;360(6395):1355-1358. doi: 10.1126/science.aar5273.


Host shifts result in parallel genetic changes when viruses evolve in closely related species.

Longdon B, Day JP, Alves JM, Smith SCL, Houslay TM, McGonigle JE, Tagliaferri L, Jiggins FM.

PLoS Pathog. 2018 Apr 12;14(4):e1006951. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006951. eCollection 2018 Apr.


Pan-arthropod analysis reveals somatic piRNAs as an ancestral defence against transposable elements.

Lewis SH, Quarles KA, Yang Y, Tanguy M, Frézal L, Smith SA, Sharma PP, Cordaux R, Gilbert C, Giraud I, Collins DH, Zamore PD, Miska EA, Sarkies P, Jiggins FM.

Nat Ecol Evol. 2018 Jan;2(1):174-181. doi: 10.1038/s41559-017-0403-4. Epub 2017 Dec 4.


Alternative patterns of sex chromosome differentiation in Aedes aegypti (L).

Campbell CL, Dickson LB, Lozano-Fuentes S, Juneja P, Jiggins FM, Black WC 4th.

BMC Genomics. 2017 Dec 4;18(1):943. doi: 10.1186/s12864-017-4348-4.


Parallel and costly changes to cellular immunity underlie the evolution of parasitoid resistance in three Drosophila species.

McGonigle JE, Leitão AB, Ommeslag S, Smith S, Day JP, Jiggins FM.

PLoS Pathog. 2017 Oct 19;13(10):e1006683. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006683. eCollection 2017 Oct.


Complex Coding and Regulatory Polymorphisms in a Restriction Factor Determine the Susceptibility of Drosophila to Viral Infection.

Cao C, Cogni R, Barbier V, Jiggins FM.

Genetics. 2017 Aug;206(4):2159-2173. doi: 10.1534/genetics.117.201970. Epub 2017 Jun 19.


The spread of Wolbachia through mosquito populations.

Jiggins FM.

PLoS Biol. 2017 Jun 1;15(6):e2002780. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.2002780. eCollection 2017 Jun. Review.


Symbiont strain is the main determinant of variation in Wolbachia-mediated protection against viruses across Drosophila species.

Martinez J, Tolosana I, Ok S, Smith S, Snoeck K, Day JP, Jiggins FM.

Mol Ecol. 2017 Aug;26(15):4072-4084. doi: 10.1111/mec.14164. Epub 2017 May 30.


Population genomics reveals that an anthropophilic population of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes in West Africa recently gave rise to American and Asian populations of this major disease vector.

Crawford JE, Alves JM, Palmer WJ, Day JP, Sylla M, Ramasamy R, Surendran SN, Black WC 4th, Pain A, Jiggins FM.

BMC Biol. 2017 Feb 28;15(1):16. doi: 10.1186/s12915-017-0351-0.


Vertically transmitted rhabdoviruses are found across three insect families and have dynamic interactions with their hosts.

Longdon B, Day JP, Schulz N, Leftwich PT, de Jong MA, Breuker CJ, Gibbs M, Obbard DJ, Wilfert L, Smith SC, McGonigle JE, Houslay TM, Wright LI, Livraghi L, Evans LC, Friend LA, Chapman T, Vontas J, Kambouraki N, Jiggins FM.

Proc Biol Sci. 2017 Jan 25;284(1847). pii: 20162381. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2016.2381.


Exon-Enriched Libraries Reveal Large Genic Differences Between Aedes aegypti from Senegal, West Africa, and Populations Outside Africa.

Dickson LB, Campbell CL, Juneja P, Jiggins FM, Sylla M, Black WC 4th.

G3 (Bethesda). 2017 Feb 9;7(2):571-582. doi: 10.1534/g3.116.036053.


The evolution, diversity, and host associations of rhabdoviruses.

Longdon B, Murray GG, Palmer WJ, Day JP, Parker DJ, Welch JJ, Obbard DJ, Jiggins FM.

Virus Evol. 2015 Nov 13;1(1):vev014. eCollection 2015.


Open questions: how does Wolbachia do what it does?

Jiggins FM.

BMC Biol. 2016 Oct 19;14(1):92.


The genetic architecture of resistance to virus infection in Drosophila.

Cogni R, Cao C, Day JP, Bridson C, Jiggins FM.

Mol Ecol. 2016 Oct;25(20):5228-5241. doi: 10.1111/mec.13769. Epub 2016 Aug 26.


Addicted? Reduced host resistance in populations with defensive symbionts.

Martinez J, Cogni R, Cao C, Smith S, Illingworth CJ, Jiggins FM.

Proc Biol Sci. 2016 Jun 29;283(1833). pii: 20160778. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2016.0778.


Correction: A Polymorphism in the Processing Body Component Ge-1 Controls Resistance to a Naturally Occurring Rhabdovirus in Drosophila.

Cao C, Magwire MM, Bayer F, Jiggins FM.

PLoS Pathog. 2016 Jun 20;12(6):e1005730. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1005730. eCollection 2016 Jun.


Wolbachia Blocks Viral Genome Replication Early in Infection without a Transcriptional Response by the Endosymbiont or Host Small RNA Pathways.

Rainey SM, Martinez J, McFarlane M, Juneja P, Sarkies P, Lulla A, Schnettler E, Varjak M, Merits A, Miska EA, Jiggins FM, Kohl A.

PLoS Pathog. 2016 Apr 18;12(4):e1005536. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1005536. eCollection 2016 Apr. Erratum in: PLoS Pathog. 2016 May;12(5):e1005639.


Natural Selection and Genetic Diversity in the Butterfly Heliconius melpomene.

Martin SH, Möst M, Palmer WJ, Salazar C, McMillan WO, Jiggins FM, Jiggins CD.

Genetics. 2016 May;203(1):525-41. doi: 10.1534/genetics.115.183285. Epub 2016 Mar 26.


Genome Sequencing of the Phytoseiid Predatory Mite Metaseiulus occidentalis Reveals Completely Atomized Hox Genes and Superdynamic Intron Evolution.

Hoy MA, Waterhouse RM, Wu K, Estep AS, Ioannidis P, Palmer WJ, Pomerantz AF, Simão FA, Thomas J, Jiggins FM, Murphy TD, Pritham EJ, Robertson HM, Zdobnov EM, Gibbs RA, Richards S.

Genome Biol Evol. 2016 Jun 27;8(6):1762-75. doi: 10.1093/gbe/evw048.


A gene associated with social immunity in the burying beetle Nicrophorus vespilloides.

Palmer WJ, Duarte A, Schrader M, Day JP, Kilner R, Jiggins FM.

Proc Biol Sci. 2016 Jan 27;283(1823). pii: 20152733. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2015.2733. Epub 2016 Jan 27.


A Polymorphism in the Processing Body Component Ge-1 Controls Resistance to a Naturally Occurring Rhabdovirus in Drosophila.

Cao C, Magwire MM, Bayer F, Jiggins FM.

PLoS Pathog. 2016 Jan 22;12(1):e1005387. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1005387. eCollection 2016 Jan. Erratum in: PLoS Pathog. 2016 Jun;12(6):e1005730.


Should Symbionts Be Nice or Selfish? Antiviral Effects of Wolbachia Are Costly but Reproductive Parasitism Is Not.

Martinez J, Ok S, Smith S, Snoeck K, Day JP, Jiggins FM.

PLoS Pathog. 2015 Jul 1;11(7):e1005021. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1005021. eCollection 2015 Jul.


Comparative Genomics Reveals the Origins and Diversity of Arthropod Immune Systems.

Palmer WJ, Jiggins FM.

Mol Biol Evol. 2015 Aug;32(8):2111-29. doi: 10.1093/molbev/msv093. Epub 2015 Apr 22.


Exome and transcriptome sequencing of Aedes aegypti identifies a locus that confers resistance to Brugia malayi and alters the immune response.

Juneja P, Ariani CV, Ho YS, Akorli J, Palmer WJ, Pain A, Jiggins FM.

PLoS Pathog. 2015 Mar 27;11(3):e1004765. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1004765. eCollection 2015 Mar.


The causes and consequences of changes in virulence following pathogen host shifts.

Longdon B, Hadfield JD, Day JP, Smith SC, McGonigle JE, Cogni R, Cao C, Jiggins FM.

PLoS Pathog. 2015 Mar 16;11(3):e1004728. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1004728. eCollection 2015 Mar.


The intracellular bacterium Wolbachia uses parasitoid wasps as phoretic vectors for efficient horizontal transmission.

Ahmed MZ, Li SJ, Xue X, Yin XJ, Ren SX, Jiggins FM, Greeff JM, Qiu BL.

PLoS Pathog. 2015 Feb 12;10(2):e1004672. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1004672. eCollection 2015 Feb.


Environmental and genetic factors determine whether the mosquito Aedes aegypti lays eggs without a blood meal.

Ariani CV, Smith SC, Osei-Poku J, Short K, Juneja P, Jiggins FM.

Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2015 Apr;92(4):715-21. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.14-0471. Epub 2015 Feb 2.


Vector competence of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes for filarial nematodes is affected by age and nutrient limitation.

Ariani CV, Juneja P, Smith S, Tinsley MC, Jiggins FM.

Exp Gerontol. 2015 Jan;61:47-53. doi: 10.1016/j.exger.2014.11.001. Epub 2014 Nov 7.


The first myriapod genome sequence reveals conservative arthropod gene content and genome organisation in the centipede Strigamia maritima.

Chipman AD, Ferrier DE, Brena C, Qu J, Hughes DS, Schröder R, Torres-Oliva M, Znassi N, Jiang H, Almeida FC, Alonso CR, Apostolou Z, Aqrawi P, Arthur W, Barna JC, Blankenburg KP, Brites D, Capella-Gutiérrez S, Coyle M, Dearden PK, Du Pasquier L, Duncan EJ, Ebert D, Eibner C, Erikson G, Evans PD, Extavour CG, Francisco L, Gabaldón T, Gillis WJ, Goodwin-Horn EA, Green JE, Griffiths-Jones S, Grimmelikhuijzen CJ, Gubbala S, Guigó R, Han Y, Hauser F, Havlak P, Hayden L, Helbing S, Holder M, Hui JH, Hunn JP, Hunnekuhl VS, Jackson L, Javaid M, Jhangiani SN, Jiggins FM, Jones TE, Kaiser TS, Kalra D, Kenny NJ, Korchina V, Kovar CL, Kraus FB, Lapraz F, Lee SL, Lv J, Mandapat C, Manning G, Mariotti M, Mata R, Mathew T, Neumann T, Newsham I, Ngo DN, Ninova M, Okwuonu G, Ongeri F, Palmer WJ, Patil S, Patraquim P, Pham C, Pu LL, Putman NH, Rabouille C, Ramos OM, Rhodes AC, Robertson HE, Robertson HM, Ronshaugen M, Rozas J, Saada N, Sánchez-Gracia A, Scherer SE, Schurko AM, Siggens KW, Simmons D, Stief A, Stolle E, Telford MJ, Tessmar-Raible K, Thornton R, van der Zee M, von Haeseler A, Williams JM, Willis JH, Wu Y, Zou X, Lawson D, Muzny DM, Worley KC, Gibbs RA, Akam M, Richards S.

PLoS Biol. 2014 Nov 25;12(11):e1002005. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1002005. eCollection 2014 Nov.


The evolution and genetics of virus host shifts.

Longdon B, Brockhurst MA, Russell CA, Welch JJ, Jiggins FM.

PLoS Pathog. 2014 Nov 6;10(11):e1004395. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1004395. eCollection 2014 Nov. Review.


Symbionts commonly provide broad spectrum resistance to viruses in insects: a comparative analysis of Wolbachia strains.

Martinez J, Longdon B, Bauer S, Chan YS, Miller WJ, Bourtzis K, Teixeira L, Jiggins FM.

PLoS Pathog. 2014 Sep 18;10(9):e1004369. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1004369. eCollection 2014 Sep.


Estimates of allele-specific expression in Drosophila with a single genome sequence and RNA-seq data.

Quinn A, Juneja P, Jiggins FM.

Bioinformatics. 2014 Sep 15;30(18):2603-10. doi: 10.1093/bioinformatics/btu342. Epub 2014 May 19.


Flies on the move: an inherited virus mirrors Drosophila melanogaster's elusive ecology and demography.

Wilfert L, Jiggins FM.

Mol Ecol. 2014 Apr;23(8):2093-104. doi: 10.1111/mec.12709. Epub 2014 Apr 3.


Assembly of the genome of the disease vector Aedes aegypti onto a genetic linkage map allows mapping of genes affecting disease transmission.

Juneja P, Osei-Poku J, Ho YS, Ariani CV, Palmer WJ, Pain A, Jiggins FM.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2014 Jan 30;8(1):e2652. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002652. eCollection 2014.


Wolbachia variants induce differential protection to viruses in Drosophila melanogaster: a phenotypic and phylogenomic analysis.

Chrostek E, Marialva MS, Esteves SS, Weinert LA, Martinez J, Jiggins FM, Teixeira L.

PLoS Genet. 2013;9(12):e1003896. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1003896. Epub 2013 Dec 12.


Previous exposure to an RNA virus does not protect against subsequent infection in Drosophila melanogaster.

Longdon B, Cao C, Martinez J, Jiggins FM.

PLoS One. 2013 Sep 11;8(9):e73833. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0073833. eCollection 2013.


The dynamics of reciprocal selective sweeps of host resistance and a parasite counter-adaptation in Drosophila.

Wilfert L, Jiggins FM.

Evolution. 2013 Mar;67(3):761-73. doi: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2012.01832.x. Epub 2012 Nov 16.


Population genomics of the Wolbachia endosymbiont in Drosophila melanogaster.

Richardson MF, Weinert LA, Welch JJ, Linheiro RS, Magwire MM, Jiggins FM, Bergman CM.

PLoS Genet. 2012;8(12):e1003129. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1003129. Epub 2012 Dec 20.


Identification of Wolbachia strains in mosquito disease vectors.

Osei-Poku J, Han C, Mbogo CM, Jiggins FM.

PLoS One. 2012;7(11):e49922. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0049922. Epub 2012 Nov 21.


Genome-wide association studies reveal a simple genetic basis of resistance to naturally coevolving viruses in Drosophila melanogaster.

Magwire MM, Fabian DK, Schweyen H, Cao C, Longdon B, Bayer F, Jiggins FM.

PLoS Genet. 2012;8(11):e1003057. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1003057. Epub 2012 Nov 15.


Deep sequencing reveals extensive variation in the gut microbiota of wild mosquitoes from Kenya.

Osei-Poku J, Mbogo CM, Palmer WJ, Jiggins FM.

Mol Ecol. 2012 Oct;21(20):5138-50. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2012.05759.x. Epub 2012 Sep 18.


Vertically transmitted viral endosymbionts of insects: do sigma viruses walk alone?

Longdon B, Jiggins FM.

Proc Biol Sci. 2012 Oct 7;279(1744):3889-98. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2012.1208. Epub 2012 Aug 1.


Estimating divergence dates and substitution rates in the Drosophila phylogeny.

Obbard DJ, Maclennan J, Kim KW, Rambaut A, O'Grady PM, Jiggins FM.

Mol Biol Evol. 2012 Nov;29(11):3459-73. doi: 10.1093/molbev/mss150. Epub 2012 Jun 7.


Specific interactions between host and parasite genotypes do not act as a constraint on the evolution of antiviral resistance in Drosophila.

Carpenter JA, Hadfield JD, Bangham J, Jiggins FM.

Evolution. 2012 Apr;66(4):1114-25. doi: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2011.01501.x. Epub 2011 Dec 16.


Male-killing Wolbachia do not protect Drosophila bifasciata against viral infection.

Longdon B, Fabian DK, Hurst GD, Jiggins FM.

BMC Microbiol. 2012 Jan 18;12 Suppl 1:S8. doi: 10.1186/1471-2180-12-S1-S8.


Successive increases in the resistance of Drosophila to viral infection through a transposon insertion followed by a Duplication.

Magwire MM, Bayer F, Webster CL, Cao C, Jiggins FM.

PLoS Genet. 2011 Oct;7(10):e1002337. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1002337. Epub 2011 Oct 20.


Host phylogeny determines viral persistence and replication in novel hosts.

Longdon B, Hadfield JD, Webster CL, Obbard DJ, Jiggins FM.

PLoS Pathog. 2011 Sep;7(9):e1002260. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1002260. Epub 2011 Sep 22.


Trypanosomatids are common and diverse parasites of Drosophila.

Wilfert L, Longdon B, Ferreira AG, Bayer F, Jiggins FM.

Parasitology. 2011 Jun;138(7):858-65. doi: 10.1017/S0031182011000485. Epub 2011 Apr 18.


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