Genetics and Genomics

Linger, R. J., Belikoff, E. J., Yan, Y., Li, F., Wantuch, H. A., Fitzsimons, H. L. and Scott, M. J. (2016) Towards next generation maggot debridement therapy: transgenic Lucilia sericata larvae that produce and secrete a human growth factor. BMC Biotechnol. 16:30. doi: 10.1186/s12896-016-0263-z. web

Li F. and Scott M. J. (2016) CRISPR/Cas9-mediated mutagenesis of the white and Sex lethal loci in the invasive pest, Drosophila suzukii. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 469 (4): 911-916. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2015.12.081. web

Edman, R.M., Linger, R.J., Belikoff, E.J., Li, F., Sze, S.-H., Tarone, A.M. and Scott, M.J. (2015) Functional characterization of calliphorid cell death genes and cellularization gene promoters for controlling gene expression and cell viability in early embryos. Insect Molecular Biology, 24: 58-70.doi: 10.1111/imb.12135 web

International Glossina Genome Initiative (includes Scott, M.J.) (2014) Genome sequence of the tsetse fly (Glossina morsitans): vector of African trypanosomiasis. Science, 344: 380-386. web

Sze, S-H., Dunham, J.P., Carey, B., Chang, P.L., Li, F., Edman, R.M., Fjeldsted, C., Scott, M.J., Nuzhdin, S.V. and Tarone, A.M. (2012) A de novo transcriptome assembly of Lucilia sericata (Diptera: Calliphoridae) with predicted alternative splices, single nucleotide polymorphisms and transcription expression estimates. Insect Molecular Biology, 21: 205-221. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2583.2011.01127.x. web

Concha, C., Edman, R.M., Belikoff, E.J., Schiemann, A.H., Carey, B., and Scott, M.J. (2012) Organization and expression of the Australian sheep blowfly (Lucilia cuprina) hsp23, hsp24, hsp70 and hsp83 genes. Insect Molecular Biology, 21: 161-180. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2583.2011.01123.x. web

Scott, M.J., Atapattu, A., Schiemann, A.H., Concha, C., Henry, R., Carey, B., Belikoff, E.J., Heinrich, J.C. and Sarkar, A. (2011) Organisation and expression of a cluster of yolk protein genes in the Australian sheep blowfly, Lucilia cuprina. Genetica, 139: 63-70. doi:10.1007/s10709-010-9492-6. web

Banks, G.K., Robinson, A.S., Kwiatowski, J., Ayala, F.J., Scott, M.J. and Kriticou, D. (1995) A second superoxide dismutase gene in the Medfly, Ceratitis capitata. Genetics 140: 697-702. web

Scott, M.J., Kritikou, D. and Robinson, A.S. (1993) Isolation of cDNAs encoding 6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase and glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase from the mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata: correlating genetic and physical maps of chromosome 5. Insect Mol. Biol., 1: 213-222.

Scott, M.J., Huckaby, C.S., Kato, I., Kohr, W.J., Laskowski, M., Jr., Tsai, M.-J. and O’Malley, B.W. (1987) Ovoinhibitor introns specify functional domains as in the related and linked ovomucoid gene. J. Biol. Chem. 262: 5899-5907. web