Brittany F. Peterson

Dept. of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Email: bfpeterson@email.arizona.edu
Phone(lab): +1-520-621-1317
Lab: Marley 718-724
Mail: Center for Insect Science
1007 E. Lowell St.
Tucson, AZ 85721

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Brittany F. Peterson, Michael E. Scharf. 2016. Metatranscriptome analysis reveals bacterial symbiont contributions to lower termite physiology and potential immune functions. BMC Genomics 17: 772. Published online 2016 Oct 1. doi: 10.1186/s12864-016-3126-z. PMC5045658.

Peterson , BF , and Scharf, ME. 2016. Lower Termite Associations with Microbes: Synergy, Protection, and Interplay . Frontiers in Microbiology. 7:422 .

Benoit, JB, Adelman, ZN ... Peterson , BF (34/81 )... Schal, C, and Richards, S. 2016 . Unique features of a global human ectoparasite identified through s equencing of the bed bug genome . Nature Communications 7:10165.

Peterson , BF , Stewart, HL, and Scharf, ME . 2015. Quantifying symbiotic contributions to lower termite digestion using antimicrobial compounds. Insect Biochem istry and Molecular Biology 59: 80 - 88.

Sen, R , Raychoudhury, R, Cai, Y, Sun, Y, Ulrike - Lietze, V, Peterson , BF , Scharf, ME, and Boucias, DG. 2015. Molecular signatures of nicotinoid - pathogen synergy in the termite gut. PLOS ONE 10: e0123391.

Zhao, C, Escalante, LN ... Peterson , BF (4 6/6 9 ) ... Stuart, JJ, and Richards, S , 2015. A massive expansion of effector genes underlies gall - formation in the wheat pest Mayetiola destructor . Current Biology 25: 1 - 8.

Peterson , BF , 2014. A student’s perspective on graduate training, In Proceedings, 14th National Conference on Urban Entomology, 18 - 21 May 2014, San Antonio, TX.