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Catherine A Hill

Entomology 

  • Professor of Entomology/Vector Biology

Patents

Hill, C. A., & Watts, V. J. Insect G-coupled receptors useful as targets for insecticides and compounds and reagents identified using the same. U.S. Patent No. 14/356,019. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Hill, C. A., & Watts, V. J. Insect G-coupled receptors useful as targets for insecticides and compounds and reagents identified using the same. U.S. Patent No. 61/555,645. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Hill, C. A. G Protein Coupled Receptors From the Malaria Mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. U.S. Patent No. 60/499886. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Selected Publications

Hill, C. A., Doyle, T., Nuss, A. B., Ejendal, K. F., Meyer, J. M., & Watts, V. J. (2016). Comparative pharmacological characterization of D-1-like dopaminereceptors from Anopheles gambiae, Aedes aegypti and Culex quinquefasciatus suggests pleiotropic signaling in mosquito vector lineages. Parasites & Vectors, 9, 192. doi:10.1186/s13071-016-1477-6

Grabowski, J. M., Perera, R., Roumani, A. M., Hedrick, V., Inerowicz, H. D., Hill, C. A., & Kuhn, R. J. (2016). Global protein changes in Langat-infected Ixodes scapularis ISE6 cells: tick energy metabolism and glutaminolysis pathways associated with flavivirus infection. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseaseo. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0004180

Van Zee, J., Schlueter, J. A., Schlueter, S., Dixon, P., & Hill, C. A. (2016). Paralog analyses reveal gene duplication events and genes under positive selection in Ixodes scapularis and other ixodid ticks. BMC Genomics. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0004180

Gulia-Nuss, M., Nuss, A. B., Sonenshine, D. E., Roe, R. M., Waterhouse, R. M., Meyer, J. M., . . . Hill, C. A. (2016). Genomic insights into the Ixodes scapularis tick vector of Lyme disease. Nature Communications. doi:10.1038/ncomms10507

Nuss, A. B., Ejendal, K. F., Doyle, T. B., Lang, E. G., Meyer, J. M., Watts, V. J., & Hill, C. A. (2015). Dopamine receptor antagonists as new mode-of-action insecticide leads for control of Aedes and Culex mosquito vectors. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseaseo, 9. doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0003515

Conley, J., Meyer, J. M., Nuss, A., Doyle, T., Savinov, S., Hill, C., & Watts, V. (2014). In vitro and in vivo evaluation of AaDOP2 receptor antagonists reveals antidepressants and antipsychotics as novel lead molecules for yellow fever mosquito control. Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, 352, 53-60. Retrieved from http://doi:10.1124/jpet.114.219717

Meyer, J. M., Ejendal, K. F., Avramova, L. V., Garland-Kuntz, E. E., Giraldo-Calderon, G. I., Watts, V. J., & Hill, C. A. (2012). A genome-to-lead approach for insecticide discovery: pharmacological characterization and screening of Aedes aegypti D-1-like dopamine receptors. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 6(1). doi:10.1371/journal.pntd.0001478

Nene, V., Wortman, J., Lawson, D., Haas, B., Kodira, C., Tu, Z., . . . Severson, D. (2007). Genome sequence of Aedes aegypti, a major arbovirus vector. Science, 316, 1718-1723.

Hill, C. A., Kafatos, F., Stansfield, S., & Collins, F. (2005). Arthropod-borne diseases: Vector control in the genomics era. Nature Reviews Microbiology, 3, 262-268.

Hill, C. A., Fox, A. N., Pitts, R. J., Kent, L. B., Tan, P. L., Chrystal, M. A., . . . Zweibel, L. J. (2002). G protein-coupled receptors in Anopheles gambiae. Science, 298, 176-178.

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