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* Graduate authors
** Undergraduate authors

Publications: Publications

33.    Lahondère C.,  Vinauger C., Liaw J.E., Tobin, K.K.S., Joiner, J.M., & Riffell, J.A. (2023). Effect of Temperature on Mosquito Olfaction. Integrative and Comparative Biology, 2023;, icad066

32.    Ajayi, O. M., Wynne, N. E., Chen, S. C., Vinauger, C., & Benoit, J. B. (2023). Sleep: An essential and understudied process in the biology of blood-feeding arthropods. Integrative And Comparative Biology, icad097.

31.    VanderGiessen, M., Tallon, A. K., Damico, B., Lahondère, C., & Vinauger, C. (2023). Soap application alters mosquito-host interactions. Iscience, 26(5).

30.    Vinauger C. & Riffell J. A. (2023). Tethered Preparation for the Analysis of Mosquito Visual-Motor Responses Using Modular Visual Displays. Cold Spring Harb Protoc. doi:10.1101/pdb.prot108179

29.    Vinauger C. & Riffell J. A. (2023). Retrospective Review of and Introduction to the Analysis of Mosquito Optomotor Responses.  Cold Spring Harb Protoc. doi:10.1101/pdb.top107672

28.   Wolff, G. H., Lahondère, C., Vinauger, C., Rylance, E., & Riffell, J. A. (2023). Neuromodulation and differential learning across mosquito species. Proceedings of the Royal Society, B. 290:20222118.

27.    Wynne*, N. E., Chandrasegaran, K., Fryzlewicz**, L., & Vinauger, C. (2022). Visual threats reduce blood-feeding and trigger escape responses in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. Scientific Reports 12, 21354.

26.    Benoit, J. B., & Vinauger, C. (2022). Chapter 32: Chronobiology of blood-feeding arthropods: influences on their role as disease vectors. In Sensory ecology of disease vectors (pp. 815-849). Wageningen Academic Publishers.

25.    Lazzari, C. R., & Vinauger, C. (2022). Chapter 31: Modulation of host-seeking behaviour in kissing bugs. In Sensory ecology of disease vectors (pp. 801-813). Wageningen Academic Publishers.

24.    Wangrawa, D.W., Ochomo, E., Upshur, F., Zanré, N., Borovsky, D., Lahondere, C., Vinauger, C., Badolo, A. and Sanon, A., (2022). Essential oils and their binary combinations have synergistic and antagonistic insecticidal properties against Anopheles gambiae sl (Diptera: Culicidae). Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology, 42, p.102347.

23.    Ajayi*, O.M., Marlman, J.M., Gleitz, L.A., Smith, E.S., Piller, B.D., Krupa, J.A., Vinauger, C. & Benoit, J.B., 2022. Behavioral and postural analyses establish sleep-like states for mosquitoes that can impact host landing and blood feeding. Journal of Experimental Biology, 225(11), p.jeb244032.

22.    Reinhold*, J. M., Chandrasegaran, K., Oker*, H., Crespo, J. E., Vinauger, C., & Lahondère, C. (2022). Species-Specificity in Thermopreference and CO2-Gated Heat-Seeking in Culex Mosquitoes. Insects, 13(1), 92.

21.    Walker*, M., Chandrasegaran, K., Vinauger, C., Robert, M., & Childs, L. M. (2021). Modeling the effects of Aedes aegypti's larval environment on adult body mass at emergence. bioRxiv.

20.    Ajayi*, O. M., Eilerts*, D. F., Bailey*, S. T., Vinauger, C., & Benoit, J. B. (2020). Do Mosquitoes Sleep?. Trends in Parasitology. 31(11): 888-897.

19.    Chandrasegaran, K., Lahondère, C., Escobar, L. E., & Vinauger, C. (2020). Linking mosquito ecology, traits, behavior, and disease transmission. Trends in Parasitology, 36(4), 393-403.

18.    Wynne*, N. E., Lorenzo, M. G., & Vinauger, C. (2020). Mechanism and plasticity of vectors’ host-seeking behavior. Current Opinion in Insect Science, 40, 1-5.

17.    Wolff, G.H., Lahondère, C., Vinauger, C. & Riffell, J.A. (2019). Neuromodulation and Differential Learning Across Mosquito Species. BioRxiv,

16.    Lahondère, C., Vinauger, C., Okubo*, R.P., Wolff, G.H., Chan*, J.K., Akbari, O.S., & Riffell, J.A. (2019). The olfactory basis of orchid pollination by mosquitoes. PNAS,

15.     Vinauger, C., Van Breugel, F., Locke**, L.T.,  Tobin**, K.S.,  Dickinson, M.H., Fairhall, A., Akbari, O.S. & Riffell, J.A. (2019). Visual-olfactory integration in the human disease vector mosquito, Aedes aegypti. Current Biology, 29, pp 2509-2516.

14.     Vinauger, C. (2019). Vector cognition and neurobiology. Current Opinion in Insect Science, 34, pp 68-72.

13.     Eilerts*, D.F.,  VanderGiessen**, M., Bose**, E.A., Broxton**, K. & Vinauger, C. (2018). Odor-Specific Daily Rhythms in the Olfactory Sensitivity and Behavior of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. Insects, 9, 147.

12.    Vinauger, C., Lahondère, C., Wolff, G.H., Locke**, L.T., Liaw**, J.E., Parrish, J.Z., Akbari, O.S., Dickinson, M.H. & Riffell, J.A. (2018). Modulation of host learning in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. Current Biology, 28, pp.1-12.

11.    Rusch*, C., Roth, E., Vinauger, C.,  & Riffell J.A. (2017) Honeybees in a virtual reality environment learn unique combinations of colour and shape. Journal of Experimental Biology, jeb. 164731

10.   Lutz*, E., Lahondere, C., Vinauger, C. & Riffell, J.A. (2017) Olfactory learning and chemical ecology of olfaction in disease vector mosquitoes: A life history perspective. Invited contribution for Current Opinion in Insect Science 20, 75-83

9.     Vinauger, C., Lahondere, C., Cohuet, A., Lazzari, C.R., & Riffell, J.A. (2016) Learning and memory in disease vector insects. Trends in Parasitology 32(10): 761-771

8.     Vinauger, C. & Lazzari, C.R. (2015) Circadian modulation of learning abilities in a disease vector insect, Rhodnius prolixus. Journal of Experimental Biology 218: 3110-3117 1/7

7.     Vinauger, C., Lutz**, E. & Riffell, J.A. (2014) Learning and memory in the disease vector mosquito, Aedes aegypti. Journal of Experimental Biology 217: 2321-2330

6.     Vinauger, C., Lallement, H. & Lazzari, C.R. (2013) Learning and memory in Rhodnius prolixus: habituation and aversive operant conditioning of the proboscis extension response (PER). Journal of Experimental Biology 216: 892-900

5.     Vinauger, C., Pereira, M.H. & Lazzari, C.R. (2012) Learned host preference in a Chagas disease vector, Rhodnius prolixus. Acta Tropica 122: 24-28

4.     Vinauger, C., Buratti**, L. & Lazzari, C.R. (2011) Learning the way to blood: first evidence of dual olfactory conditioning in a bloodsucking insect, Rhodnius prolixus. II. Aversive learning. Journal of Experimental Biology 214: 3039-3045

3.     Vinauger, C., Buratti**, L. & Lazzari, C.R. (2011) Learning the way to blood: first evidence of dual olfactory conditioning in a bloodsucking insect, Rhodnius prolixus. I. Appetitive learning. Journal of Experimental Biology 214: 3032-3038 (selected and evaluated by the Faculty of 1000:

2.     Bodin, A., Vinauger, C. & Lazzari, C.R. (2009) Behavioural and physiological state dependency of host seeking in the blood-sucking insect Rhodnius prolixus. Journal of Experimental Biology 212: 2386-2393

1.     Bodin, A., Vinauger, C. & Lazzari, C.R. (2009) State-dependency of host-seeking in Rhodnius prolixus: The post-ecdysis time. Journal of Insect Physiology 55: 574-579

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