Publications

Journal Articles

Brown, Zachary S., Dickinson K.L. and Paskewitz S.M. A generalized latent class logit model of discontinuous preferences in repeated discrete choice data: An application to mosquito control in Madison, Wisconsin.  In review.

 

Pritt Bobbi, Hoang Johnson, DK, Neitzel, DF, Mead, PS, Davis, JP, Schiffman E., Sloan LM. Schriefer, ME, Paskewitz SM, Ray J., Bjork J., Steward CR., Deedon A., Lee X., Miller TK, Feist MA, Respicio-Kingry LB., Replogle AB., Theel EW., Patel R., Petersen JM. Identification of a Novel Borrelia species as a Cause of Lyme Disease in the Upper Midwestern United States. Lancet Infectious Disease.  In review.

 

Caroline G. Castillo, Marina Eremeeva, Susan Paskewitz, Lynne Sloan, Xia Lee,  William E. Irwin, Stefan Tonsberg, and Bobbi Pritt. Detection of human pathogenic Ehrlichia species Wisconsin in Peromycus Mice; implication of a potential natural reservoir. Ticks and Tick-borne Disease. Mar;6(2):155-7. 2015.

 

Hutcheson, Joel, Mertens J., Larson SR and Paskewitz SM. Acarine hypopi (Sarcoptiformes: Acaridae) on Ixodes scapularis (Ixodida: Ixodidae) in Central North America. Journal of Medical Entomology. 52(4):1-5. 2015.

 

Xia Lee, David R. Coyle, Diep K. Hoang Johnson, Matthew W. Murphy, Michael A. McGeehin, Robert J. Murphy, Kenneth F. Raffa, and Susan M. Paskewitz.   Prevalence of Borrelia burgdorferi and Anaplasma phagocytophilum in Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) nymphs collected in managed red pine forests in Wisconsin. Journal of Medical Entomology. 51:694-701. 2014.

 

Coyle D.R, Murphy M.W., Lee X., McGeehin M.A., Murphy R.J., Paskewitz S.M., and Raffa K.F.  Belowground herbivory initiates a trophic cascade that increases abundance of Lyme disease vectors.  Forest Ecology and Management. 302: 354-362.  2013.

 

Lee X, Hardy Kristin , Hoang Johnson Diep , and Susan M. Paskewitz.  Hunter-Killed Deer Surveillance to Assess Changes in the Prevalence and Distribution of Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in Wisconsin.  Journal of Medical Entomology, 50(3):632-639. 2013.

 

Dickinson K. and Paskewitz S.M.  Willingness to pay for mosquito avoidance in Madison Wisconsin.  Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases.  2012.  PMCID 22651384.

 

Patchara  Sriwichai, Yupha  Rongsriyam, Narissara  Jariyapan, Jetsumon  Sattabongkot, Chamnarn Apiwathnasorn, Duangporn Nacapunchai, Susan  Paskewitz.  Cloning of a trypsin-like serine protease and expression patterns during Plasmodium falciparum invasion in the mosquito, Anopheles dirus (Peyton and Harrison).  Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology.  80:151-155. 2012.  PMCID 22627911

 

Lapcharoen P., Komalamisra N., Rongsriyam Y., Wangsuphachart V.,Dekumyoy P., Prachumsri J., Kajla M., and Paskewitz S.   Characterization and analysis of functional roles for a lysozyme from the malaria vector Anopheles dirus.  Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 36:104-111. 2012.  PMCID 21741400.

 

Pritt B.S., Sloan L.M., Hoang Johnson D.K.,  Munderloh U.G., Paskewitz S.M., McElroy K., McFadden J., Binnicker M.,  Neitzel D., Liu G., Nicholson W., Nelson C.,  Franson J., Martin S.,  Cunningham S., Steward C.,  Bogumill K., Bjorgaard M., Davis J., McQuiston J.,  Warshauer D.,  Wilhelm M., Patel R., Trivedi V., and Eremeeva M..   Emergence of a new pathogenic Ehrlichia species, Wisconsin and Minnesota, 2009.  New England Journal of Medicine.  365:422-429.  2011.  PMCID 21812671

 

Kajla, M.K., Shi L., Li B., Luckhart S., Li J., Paskewitz S.M.  A new role for an old antimicrobial: Lysozyme c-1 can function to protect malaria parasites in Anopheles mosquitoes.  PloS One.  5(5). 2011. PMCID 21573077.

 

Kajla M.K., Andreeva O., Gilbreath T.M. and Paskewitz S.M.  Characterization of expression, activity and role in antibacterial immunity of Anopheles gambiae lysozyme c-1.  Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part B.  155:201-209. 2010.  PMCID 19932188

 

Hughes T., Irwin P., Hofmeister E., and Paskewitz S.M.  Occurrence of avian Plasmodium and West Nile virus in Culex spp. in Wisconsin.  Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 26:24-31. 2010.  PMCID 20402347

 

Irwin P. and Paskewitz S.M.  Investigation of fathead minnows (Pimephales promelas) as a biological control agent of Culex mosquitoes under laboratory and field conditions.  Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 25:301-309. 2009.

 

Paskewitz S.M., and Andreev O. Silencing the genes for dopa decarboxylase or dopachrome conversion enzyme reduces melanization of foreign targets in Anopheles gambiae. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part B. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 150:403-408. 2008.

 

Paskewitz S.M., Li B., and Kajla M. Cloning and molecular characterization of two invertebrate type lysozymes from Anopheles gambiae. Insect Molecular Biology. 17:217-225. 2008.

 

Hughes T.H., Irwin P.M.,  Kaufman A., Sage H., Pagac B. and Paskewitz S.M. First records of Aedes japonicus japonicus in Wisconsin.  Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association.  24:583-584. 2008.

 

Irwin P., Arcari C., Hausbeck J., and Paskewitz S.M. The urban wet landscape as mosquito habitat in the upper Midwest. Ecohealth. 5:49-57. 2008.

 

Patchara Sriwichai, Yupha Rongsriyam, Narissara Jariyapan, Chamnarn Apiwathnasorn, Jetsumon Sattabongkot, and Susan Paskewitz. Cloning of three serine protease genes from the South East Asian malaria vector, Anopheles dirus, and their expression in relation to blood feeding and parasite infection. Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 32:1011-1014. 2008.

 

Waterhouse R.M., Xi Z., Kriventseva E., Meister S., Alvarez K.S., Bartholomay L.C., Barillas-Mury C., Bian G., Blandin S., Christensen B.M., Dong Y., Jiang H., Kanost M., Koutsos A.C., Levashina E.A., Li J., Ligoxygakis P., MacCallum R., Mayhew G.F., Mendes A., Michel K., Osta M., Paskewitz S., Shin S.W., Vlachou D., Wang L., Wei W., Zheng L., Zou Z., Severson D.W., Raikhel A.S., Kafatos F.C., Dimopoulos G., Zdobnov E., and Christophides G.K. Evolutionary dynamics of immune-related genes and pathways in disease vector mosquitoes. Science 316: 1738-1743. 2007.

 

Dasgupta R., Zietlow S., Paskewitz S.M., Aksoy S., Shi L., and Christensen, B.M. Multiplication of Flock House virus in a wide range of medically important insects. Journal of Medical Entomology. 44:102-120. 2007.

 

Bin Li and Susan Paskewitz. A role for lysozyme in melanization of Sephadex beads in Anopheles gambiae. Journal of Insect Physiology. 52: 936-942. 2006.

Susan Paskewitz, Olga Andreev and Lei Shi. Gene silencing of serine proteases affects melanization of Sephadex beads in Anopheles gambiae. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 36:701-711. 2006.

 

Yasmin Cardoza, Susan Paskewitz and Ken Raffa. Traveling through time and space on wings of beetles: a tripartite insect-fungi-nematode association. Symbiosis. 41:71-80. 2006.

Li B., Huang Y., and Paskewitz S.M. Hen egg white lysozyme as an inhibitor of mushroom tyrosinase. FEBS Letters. 530:1877-1882. 2006.

Shi L., Li B., and Paskewitz S.M. Cloning and characterization of a putative phenoloxidase inhibitor (POI) from Anopheles gambiae. Insect Molecular Biology. 15:313-320. 2006.

Shi L. and Paskewitz S.M. Proteomics and insect immunity. Invertebrate Survival Journal. 3:4-17. 2006. Link to the article.

Li Bin, Calvo, E., Marinotti O., James A.A. and Paskewitz S.M. Characterization of the c-type lysozyme gene family in Anopheles gambiae. Gene. 360:131-139. 2005.

Ives, A. R. and Paskewitz S.M. Testing “Vitamin B” as a Home Remedy Against Mosquitoes. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 21:213-217. 2005.

Paskewitz S.M. and Shi L. Bypassing the midgut results in development of Plasmodium berghei oocysts in a refractory strain of Anopheles gambiae Giles (Diptera: Culicidae). J. Medical Entomology. 42:712-715. 2005.

Paskewitz S.M. and Shi L. The hemolymph proteome of Anopheles gambiae. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 35:815-824. 2005.

BARILLAS MURY C., PASKEWITZ S. AND KANOST M. The immune response of vectors. In The Biology of Disease Vectors. Ed. W. C. Marquardt et al. pp. 363-376. 2005.

SHI, L. AND PASKEWITZ S.M. Identification and molecular characterization of two immune-responsive chitinase-like proteins from Anopheles gambiae. Insect Molecular Biology. 13:387-398. 2004.

SHUKLA S., VANDERMAUSE M.F., BELONGIA E.A., REED K.D., PASKEWITZ S.M., AND KAZMIERCZAK J. Primer Specificity and PCR Detection of Anaplasma phagocytophila among Ixodes scapularis Ticks from Wisconsin. Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 41:4006. 2003.

Christophides, G.K., Zdobnov E., Barillas C., Blandin S., Blass C., Brey P.T., Collins F.H., Danielli A., Dimopoulos G., Hetru C., Hoa N.T., Hoffmann J.A., Kanzok S.M., Letunic I., Levashina E., Loukeris T.G., Luna C., Lycett G., Meister S., Michel K., Moita L.F., Mueller H., Osta M., Paskewitz S.M., Reichhart J., Rzhetsky A., Troxler L., Vernick K.D., Vlachou D., Volz J., Mering C., Xu J., Zheng L., Bork P., Kafatos F.C. Immunity related genes and gene families in Anopheles gambiae: A comparative genomic analysis. Science. 298: 159-165. 2002.

GUERRA M.A., STANCIL A., WALKER, E.D., JONES C.J., PASKEWITZ S., BECK L., BOBO M. AND KITRON U. Habitat suitability for Ixodes scapularis ticks in the north-central U.S.: role of geology, vegetation and climate. Emerging Infectious Diseases. 8:289-297. 2002.

GORMAN M.J. and PASKEWITZ S.M. Serine proteases as mediators of mosquito immune responses. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 31:257-262. 2001.

PASKEWITZ, S.M., VANDERMAUSE M., BELONGIA E. A. AND KAZMIERCZAK J.J. Ixodesscapularis (Acari: Ixodidae): abundance and rate of infection with Borrelia burgdorferi in four state parks in Wisconsin. Journal of Medical Entomology 38:33-38. 2001.

GORMAN M.J., ANDREEVA O.V. and PASKEWITZ S.M. Sp22D: a multidomain serine protease with a putative role in insect immunity. Gene 251:9-17. 2000.

GORMAN M.J. and PASKEWITZ S. M. Persistence of infection in mosquitoes injected with bacteria. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 75:296-297. 2000.

CHUN J., MCMASTER, J., HAN Y.S., SCHWARTZ A. AND PASKEWITZ S.M. Two-dimensional gel analysis of hemolymph proteins from Plasmodium-melanizing and nonmelanizing strains of Anopheles gambiae. Insect Molecular Biology 9:39-45. 2000.

GORMAN M.J., ANDREEVA O. and PASKEWITZ S.M. Molecular characterization of five serine protease genes cloned from Anopheles gambiae hemolymph. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 30:35-46. 2000.

HAN Y.S. CHUN J., SCHWARTZ A., NELSON S., AND PASKEWITZ S.M. Induction of mosquito hemolymph proteins in response to immune challenge and wounding. Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 23: 553-562. 1999.

PASKEWITZ S.M., REESE-STARDY S., AND GORMAN M.J. An easter-like serine protease from Anopheles gambiae exhibits changes in transcript levels following immune challenge. Insect Molecular Biology. 8:329-338. 1999.

PASKEWITZ S.M. AND GORMAN M.J. Mosquito immunity and malaria parasites. American Entomologist. 45:80-94. 1999.

LOWENBERGER C.A., KAMAL S., CHILES J., PASKEWITZ S., BULET P., HOFFMANN J.A., AND CHRISTENSEN B.M. Mosquito-Plasmodium interactions in response to immune activation of the vector. Experimental Parasitology 91:59-69. 1999.

ZHENG L., BENEDICT M.Q., ROMANS P., PASKEWITZ S.M., COLLINS F.H. AND KAFATOS F.C. Genetics of encapsulation response of Anopheles gambiae against Plasmodium parasites. IX International Congress of Parasitology. (Ed. I. Tada, S. Kojima and M. Tsuji.) pp 103-109. 1998.

PASKEWITZ S.M. and RIEHLE M. A factor preventing melanization of CM-Sephadex beads in Plasmodium-refractory and susceptible Anopheles gambiae. Experimental Parasitology. 90:34-41. 1998.

GORMAN M.J., SCHWARTZ A.M. AND PASKEWITZ S.M. The role of surface characteristics in eliciting humoral encapsulation of foreign bodies in Plasmodium-refractory and susceptible strains of Anopheles gambiae. Journal of Insect Physiology. 44:947-954. 1998.

SCHWARTZ A.M., PASKEWITZ S.M., ORTH A.P., TESCH M.J., TOONG Y.C., AND GOODMAN W.G. The lethal effects of Cyperus iria on Aedes aegypti. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 14:78-82. 1998.

SUWANCHAICHINDA C. AND PASKEWITZ S.M. Effects of larval nutrition, adult body size, and adult temperature on the ability of Anopheles gambiae (Diptera: Culicidae) to melanize Sephadex beads. Journal of Medical Entomology. 35:157-161. 1998.

HAN, Y.S., SALAZAR C.E., REESE-STARDY S.R., CORNEL A., GORMAN M.J., COLLINS F.H. AND PASKEWITZ S.M. Cloning and characterization of a serine protease from the human malaria vector, Anopheles gambiae. Insect Molecular Biology. 6:385-395. 1997.

COLLINS F.H., ZHENG L., PASKEWITZ S.M. AND KAFATOS F.C. Progress in the map-based cloning of the Anopheles gambiae genes responsible for the encapsulation of malarial parasites Annals of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 91:517-521. 1997.

GORMAN M.J., SEVERSON D.W., CORNEL A.J., COLLINS F.H. AND PASKEWITZ S.M. Mapping a quantitative trait locus involved in melanotic encapsulation of foreign bodies in the malaria vector, Anopheles gambiae. Genetics. 146:965-971. 1997.

PASKEWITZ S.M. Transmission factors for insect-vectored microorganisms. Trends in Microbiology. 5:171-173. 1997.

GORMAN M.J. AND PASKEWITZ S.M. A genetic study of a Sephadex bead melanization response in Plasmodium refractory and susceptible strains of Anopheles gambiae. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 56:446-451. 1997.

GORMAN M.J., CORNEL, A.J., COLLINS F.H., AND PASKEWITZ S.M. Plasmodium cynomolgi B: a shared genetic mechanism for melanotic encapsulation of CM-Sephadex beads and a malaria parasite in the mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. Experimental Parasitology. 84:380-386. 1996.

RIEHLE M. AND PASKEWITZ S.M. Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae): status and changes in prevalence and distribution in Wisconsin between 1981 and 1994 measured by deer surveillance. Journal of Medical Entomology. 33:933-938. 1996.

COLLINS F.H. AND PASKEWITZ S.M. A review of the use of ribosomal DNA (rDNA) to differentiate among cryptic Anopheles species. Insect Molecular Biology. 5:1-9. 1996.

WALKER E.D., MCLEAN R.G., SMITH T.W. AND PASKEWITZ S.M. Borrelia burgdorferi– infected Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) and Peromyscus leucopus (Rodentia: Cricetidae) in northeast Wisconsin. J. Med. Entomology. 33:165-168. 1996.

CHUN J., RIEHLE M., and PASKEWITZ S.M. Effect of mosquito age and reproductive status on melanization of Sephadex beads in Plasmodium-refractory and susceptible strains of Anophelesgambiae. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 66:11-17. 1995.

COLLINS F.H. and PASKEWITZ S.M. Malaria: Current and future prospects for control. Annual Review of Entomology. 40:195-219. 1995.

COLLINS F.H., BESANSKY N.J. AND PASKEWITZ S.M. Peut-on esperer interrompre la transmission du paludisme par des vecteurs genetiquement modifies? Annales de L’ Institut Pasteur. 5:324-329. 1994.

PASKEWITZ S.M. and RIEHLE M.A. Response of Plasmodium-refractory and susceptible strains of Anopheles gambiae to inoculated Sephadex beads. Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 18:369-375. 1994.

PASKEWITZ S.M., WESSON D. AND COLLINS F.H. The internal transcribed spacers of ribosomal DNA in 5 members of the Anopheles gambiae species complex. Insect Molecular Biology 2:247-257. 1993.

PASKEWITZ S.M., NG KAKIN, AND COETZEE M. Comparison of polymerase chain reaction and isozyme analysis for identification of members of the Anopheles gambiae complex from southern Africa. Journal of Medical Entomology 30:953-957. 1993.

TAYLOR K.A., PASKEWITZ S.M., COPELAND R.S., KOROS J., COLLINS F.H., and BEACH R. Comparison of a DNA probe and polymerase chain reaction for differentiating members of the Anopheles gambiae complex (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Medical Entomology 30:457-461. 1993.

BESANSKY, N.J., PASKEWITZ, S.M., HAMM, D. M., and COLLINS F.H. Distinct families of site -specific retroposons occupy identical positions in the rRNA genes of Anopheles gambiae. Molecular and Cell Biology. 12:5102-5110. 1992.

COLLINS, F.H., PASKEWITZ, S.M., AND CREWS-OYEN A.E. A genetic study of Plasmodium susceptibility in the African malaria vector Anopheles gambiae. Ann. Soc. Belg. Med. Trop. 71:225 -232. 1991.

PASKEWITZ, S.M. AND COLLINS, F.H. Use of the polymerase chain reaction to identify mosquito species of the Anopheles gambiae complex. Medical and Veterinary Entomology 4:367-373. 1990.

COLLINS, F.H., PASKEWITZ, S.M., AND FINNERTY, V. Ribosomal RNA genes of the Anopheles gambiae complex. Advances in Disease Vector Research. Vol. 6:1-28. 1989.

PASKEWITZ, S.M., BROWN, M.R., COLLINS, F.H., AND LEA, A.O. Ultrastructural localization of phenoloxidase associated with encapsulated Plasmodium cynomolgi on the midgut of refractory Anopheles gambiae. Journal of Parasitology. 75:594-600. 1989.

PASKEWITZ, S.M. AND COLLINS, F.H. Site-specific ribosomal DNA insertion elements in Anopheles gambiae and A. arabiensis: nucleotide sequence of gene-element boundaries. Nucleic Acids Research 17:8125-8133. 1989.

MCDONALD, J.F., STRAND, D.J., BROWN, M.R., PASKEWITZ, S.M., CSINK, A.K., AND VOSS, S.H. Evidence of host-mediated regulation of retroviral element expression at the posttranscriptional level. Banbury Report 30: Eukaryotic Transposable Elements as Mutagenic Agents. Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. pp. 219-234. 1988.

PASKEWITZ, S.M., BROWN, M.R., LEA, A.O. AND COLLINS F.H. Ultrastructure of the encapsulation of Plasmodium cynomolgi (B strain) on the midgut of a refractory strain of Anopheles gambiae. Journal of Parasitology. 74:432-439.1988.

COLLINS, F.H., SAKAI, R.K., VERNICK, K.D., PASKEWITZ, S.M., SEELEY, D.C., MILLER, L., COLLINS, W.E., CAMPBELL, C.C., AND GWADZ, R.W. Genetic selection of a Plasmodium-refractory strain of the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae. Science 234:607-610. 1986.

MCPHERSON, J.E., AND PASKEWITZ, S.M. Laboratory rearing of Amaurochrous cinctipes (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae: Podopinae) with descriptions of immature stages. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 92:61-68. 1984.

MCPHERSON, J.E., AND PASKEWITZ, S.M. Life history and laboratory rearing of Euschistus ictericus (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), with descriptions of immature stages. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 92:53-60. 1984.

MCPHERSON, J.E., VOGT, T.E., AND PASKEWITZ, S.M. Effects of various split developmental photophases and constant light during each 24 hour period on adult morphology in Thyanta calceata (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Great Lakes Entomologist 16:43-46. 1983.

PASKEWITZ, S.M., AND MCPHERSON, J.E. Life history and laboratory rearing of Arhyssus lateralis (Hemiptera: Rhopalidae) with descriptions of immature stages. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 76:477-482. 1983.

MCPHERSON, J.E., AND PASKEWITZ, S.M. Effects of continuous and split developmental photophases during each 24 hour period on adult color and pubescense in Thyanta calceata (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Great Lakes Entomologist 15:97-98. 1982.

MCPHERSON, J.E., AND PASKEWITZ, S.M. Effects of various split developmental photophases and constant light during each 24 hour period on adult morphology in Euschistus tristigmus tristigmus (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Great Lakes Entomologist 15:159-161. 1982.

PASKEWITZ, S.M., AND MCPHERSON, J.E. Descriptions of nymphal instars of Thyantacalceata (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Great Lakes Entomologist 15:231-235. 1982.

Book Chapters

PASKEWITZ S.M and COLLINS F.H. PCR amplification of insect ribosomal DNA. In “The Molecular Biology of Insect Disease Vectors: A Methods Manual”. Ed. J.M. Crampton, B. Beard and K. Louis. Chapman and Hall. pp. 374-383. 1997.

PASKEWITZ S.M., AND CHRISTENSEN B.M. Immune responses of vectors. In “Biology of Disease Vectors”. Ed. W.C. Marquardt and B. Beaty. University Press of Colorado. pp. 371-392. 1996.

ADANG, M.J., PASKEWITZ S.M., GARCZYNSKI S.F. AND SANGADALA S. Identification and functional characterization of the Bacillus thuringiensis CryIA(c) receptor in Manduca sexta. In “Molecular Action and Pharmacology of Insecticides on Ion Channels.” American Chemical Society. pp. 320-329. 1995.

Book Reviews

PASKEWITZ, S.M. Malaria and Development in Africa (A cross-sectoral approach). J. Medical Entomology 29:903. 1992.

PASKEWITZ, S.M. The Biology of Mosquitoes. (A.N. Clements). American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 52:579. 1995.

Miscellaneous (non peer-reviewed)

PASKEWITZ, S.M. Report on the status of vector-borne diseases and vector research in Wisconsin, 1993. The Vector Control Bulletin of the North Central States 3:159-162. 1994.

PASKEWITZ, S.M. Report on the status of vector-borne diseases and vector research in Wisconsin. The Vector Control Bulletin of the North Central States 2:114-116. 1993.

PASKEWITZ, S.M. Status of vector-borne diseases and vector research in Wisconsin. The Vector Control Bulletin of the North Central States 1: 256-258. 1993.