Allison Hansen Lab


# Graduate Student, ## Undergraduate Student


Kim#, D., Bushra# F.M., Li-Byarlay, H., and A.K. Hansen. In review. Genes involved in aphid symbiosis respond to host plant specialization


Hansen A.K. and Skidmore##, I.H2017. Psyllids, it's what's on the inside that counts: community cross talk facilitates prophage interactions. mSphere. 2:e00227-17. [LINK]

Skidmore##, I.H. and A.K. Hansen.  2017. The evolutionary development of plant-feeding insects and their nutritional endosymbionts. Insect Science. doi:10.1111/1744-7917.12463. [LINK]

Riley##, A.B., Kim#, D., and A.K. Hansen. 2017. The Genome Sequence of Candidatus Carsonella ruddii strain BC, a Nutritional Endosymbiont of Bactericera cockerelli. Genome Announcements. 5:e00236-17. [LINK]

Russell, J.A., Oliver, K.M., A.K. Hansen. 2017. Band-aids for Buchnera and B-vitamins for all. Molecular Ecology. 26: 2199–2203. doi:10.1111/mec.14047. [LINK]
Thairu#,M.W., I.H. Skidmore##, R. Bansal, E. Nováková, T.E. Hansen##, H. Li-Byarlay, S.A. Wickline, and A.K. Hansen. 2017. Efficacy of RNAi knockdown using aerosolized siRNAs bound to nanoparticles in three different aphid species. Insect Molecular Biology. 26: 356–368. doi:10.1111/imb.12301. [LINK]

Muturi, E.J., J.J. Bara, A.P. Rooney, and A.K. Hansen. 2016. Midgut fungal and bacterial microbiota of Aedes triseriatus and Aedes japonicus shift in response to La Crosse virus infection. Molecular Ecology 25(16):4075-90. [LINK]

Kim#*,D., M.W. Thairu#*, and A.K. Hansen. 2016. Novel Insights into Insect-Microbe Interactions- Role of Epigenomics and Small RNAs. Front. Plant Sci.7:1164. doi:10.3389/fpls.2016.01164.[LINK]
*Co-first authors - Contributed equally

Hansen, A.K. and P.H. Degnan. 2014. Widespread expression of conserved small RNAs in small symbiont genomes. ISME J. 8, 2490–2502; doi: 10.1038/ismej.2014.121. [LINK]

Casteel, C.L. and Hansen, A.K. 2014. Evaluating insect- microbiomes at the plant-insect interface. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 40(7):836-47; doi: 10.1007/s10886-014-0475-5. [LINK]

Hansen, A.K. and N.A. Moran 2014. The impact of microbial symbionts on host plant utilization by herbivorous insects. Molecular Ecology. 23(6):1473-96. [LINK]

Sabree, Z.L., A.K. Hansen, and N.A. Moran 2012. Independent studies using deep sequencing resolve the same set of core bacterial species dominating gut communities of honey bees. PLoS ONE 7(7): e41250. [LINK] 

Hansen, A.K. and N.A. Moran 2012. Altered tRNA characteristics and 3' maturation in bacterial symbionts with reduced genomes. Nucleic Acids Research 40(16), 7870-7884. [LINK]

Moran, N.A., A.K. Hansen, J.E. Powell, and Z.L. Sabree 2012. Distinctive gut microbiota of honey bees assessed using deep sampling from individual worker bees. PLoS ONE. 7(4): e36393. [LINK] 

Hansen*, A.K., C.L. Casteel*, L.L. Walling, and T.D. Paine 2012. Manipulation of plant defense responses by the tomato psyllid (Bactericera cockerelli) and its associated endosymbiont Liberibacter psyllaurous. PLoS ONE. 7(4): e35191.[LINK]

            *Co-first authors - Contributed equally

Hansen, A.K., C. Vorburger, and N.A. Moran 2012. Genomic basis of endosymbiont-conferred protection against an insect parasitoid. Genome Research. 22:106-114. [LINK]

Hansen, A.K. and N.A. Moran 2011. Aphid genome expression reveals host-symbiont cooperation in the production of amino acids. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. January 31, 2011. [LINK]

Six, D.L., M. Poulsen, A.K. Hansen, M.J. Wingfield, J. Roux, P. Eggleton, B. Slippers, and T.D. Paine 2011. Anthropogenic effects on interaction outcomes: examples from insect-microbial symbioses in forest and savanna ecosystems. Symbiosis. 53:101-121. [LINK]

Degnan, P.H., L.S. Bittleston, A.K. Hansen, Z.L. Sabree, N.A. Moran, and R.P. Almeida 2011. Origin and examination of a leafhopper facultative endosymbiont. Current Microbiology. 62(5): 1565-1572. [LINK]

Hansen, A.K., D.L. Six, and Y.K. Ortega 2009. Comparison of ground beetle (Coleoptera: Carabidae) assemblages in Rocky Mountain savannas invaded and un-invaded by an exotic forb, spotted knapweed. Northwest Science. Volume 83 Issue 4: 348–360. [LINK]

Hansen, A.K., J.T. Trumble, R. Stouthamer, and T.D. Paine 2008. New Huanglongbing (HLB) Candidatus species,"C. Liberibacter psyllaurous", found to infect tomato and potato is vectored by the psyllid Bactericerca cockerelli (Sulc). Applied and Environmental Microbiology. Vol. 74, No. 18: 5862-5865. [LINK]

Mc Donnell, R.J., A. Hansen, T.D. Paine, and M.J. Gormally 2008. A record of the invasive slug, Veronicella cubensis (Pfeiffer, 1840) in California. The Veliger. Vol. 50, No. 2: 81-82.

Hansen, A.K., G. Jeong, T.D. Paine, and R. Stouthamer 2007. Frequency of secondary symbiont infection in an invasive psyllid relates to parasitism pressure on a geographic scale in California. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. Vol. 73, No. 23: 7531-7535. [LINK]

Reed, D.A., K.A. Luhring, C.A. Stafford, A.K. Hansen, J.G. Millar, L.M. Hanks, and T.D. Paine 2007. Host defensive response against an egg parasitoid involves cellular encapsulation and melanization. Biological Control 41(2), 214-222. [LINK]

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