Highlighted Publications

  • VandenBrooks, J.M., Gstrein, G., Harmon, J., Friedman, J., Olsen, M., Ward, A., Parker, G. 2018 Supply and demand: How does variation in atmospheric oxygen during development affect insect tracheal and mitochondrial networks? Journal of Insect Physiology 106:217-223. (doi:10.1016/j.jinsphys.2017.11.001) PDF
  • Teague, C., Youngblood, J.P., Ragan, K., Angilletta, M.J., VandenBrooks, J.M. 2017 A positive genetic correlation between hypoxia tolerance and heat tolerance supports a controversial theory of heat stress. Biology Letters 13:20170309. (doi:10.1098/rsbl.2017.0309) PDF
  • Shiehzadegan, S., Le Vinh Thuy, J., Szabla, N., Angilletta, M.J., VandenBrooks, J.M. 2017 More oxygen during development enhanced flight performance but not thermal tolerance of Drosophila melanogaster. PLoS One 12(5):e0177827. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0177827) PDF
  • Le Vin Thuy, J., VandenBrooks, J.M., Angilletta, M.J. 2016 Developmental plasticity evolved according to specialist-generalist trade-offs in experimental populations of Drosophila melanogaster. Biology Letters 12:20160379 (doi:10.1098/rsbl.2016.0379) PDF
  • Bartholomew, N.R., Burdett, J.M., VandenBrooks, J.M., Quinlan, M.C., Call, G.B. 2015 Impaired climbing and flight behaviour in Drosophila melanogaster following carbon dioxide anaesthesia Scientific Reports 5:15298 (doi:10.1038/srep15298) PDF
  • Smith, C., Telemeco, R.S., Angilletta Jr., M.J., VandenBrooks, J.M. 2015 Oxygen supply limits the heat tolerance of lizard embryos. Biology Letters 11:20150113. (doi:10.1098/rsbl.2015.0113) PDF
  • Farzin, M. Albert, T., Pierce, N., VandenBrooks, J.M., Dodge, T., Harrison, J.F. 2014 Acute and chronic effects of atmospheric oxygen on the feeding behavior of Drosophila melanogaster larvae.  Journal of Insect Physiology 68:23-29. (doi:10.1016/j.jinsphys.2014.06.017) PDF
  • Harrison, J.F., Cease, A.J., VandenBrooks, J.M., Albert, T., Davidowitz, G. 2013 Caterpillars selected for large body size and short development time are more susceptible to oxygen-related stress. Ecology and Evolution 3(5):1305-1316. (doi:10.1002/ece3.551) PDF
  • Harrison, J.F., Waters, J.S., Cease, A.J., VandenBrooks, J.M., Callier, V., Klok, C.J., Shaffer, K., Socha, J.J. 2013 How locusts breathe. Physiology 28(1):18-27. (doi: 10.1152/physiol.00043.2012) PDF
  • VandenBrooks, J.M., Munoz, E.E., Weed, M.D., Ford, C.F., Harrison, J.F. 2012 Impacts of paleo-oxygen levels on the size, development, reproduction, and tracheal systems of Blatella germanica. Evolutionary Biology 39(1): 83-93. (doi:10.1007/s11692-011-9138-3) PDF
  • Harrison, J.F., Kaiser, A., VandenBrooks, J.M. 2010 Atmospheric oxygen level and the evolution of insect body size. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 277(1690): 1937-1946. (doi: 10.1098/rspb.2010.0001) PDF
  • Sato, H., Berry, C.W., Peeri, Y., Baghoomian, E., Casey, B.E., Lavella, G., VandenBrooks, J.M., Harrison, J.F. and Maharbiz, M.M. 2009 Remote radio control of insect flight. Frontiers in Integrative Neuroscience. 3:24. (doi:10.3389/neuro.07.024.2009) PDF
  • Bradley, T.J., Briscoe, A.D., Brady, S.G.Contreras, H. Danforth, B. Dudley, R., Grimaldi, D. Harrison, J.F., Kaiser, A. Merlin, C. Reppert, S.M. VandenBrooks, J.M., Yanoviak, S.M. 2009 Episodes in insect evolution. Integrative and Comparative Biology 49:590-606. (doi: 10.1093/icb/icp043) PDF
  • Harrison, J.F., Kaiser, A., VandenBrooks, J.M. 2008 Mysteries of oxygen and insect size. “Molecules to migration: The pressures of life” (Ed S. Morris & A. Vosloo). Medimond Publishing Co, Bologna, Italy. p. 293-302. PDF Figure1
  • Vargas, A.O., Kohlsdorf, T., Fallon, J.F., VandenBrooks, J.M., Wagner, G.P. 2008 The Evolution of HoxD-11 Expression in the Bird Wing: Insights from Alligator Mississippiensis. PLoS One 3(10): e3325. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0003325) PDF
  • Sato, H. Berry, C.W., Casey, B.E., Lavella, G., Yao, Y., VandenBrooks, J.M., Mahabiz, M.M. 2008 A cyborg beetle: insect flight control through an implantable, tetherless microsystem, Proc. MEMS 2008 164–167. (doi: 10.1109/MEMSYS.2008.4443618) PDF
  • Berner, Robert A., VandenBrooks, John M., Ward, Peter D. 2007 Oxygen and Evolution Science 316(5824):557-558. (doi: 10.1126/science.1140273) PDF
  • Vanden Brooks, John M. 2005 Raising Alligators: Researching Vertebrate Development. Yale Environmental News 11(1). p. 10-11. PDF

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