Joseph J Gillespie

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Convergent evolution of cucurbitacin feeding in spatially isolated rootworm taxa (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae; Galerucinae, Luperini)
    Joseph J Gillespie
    Department of Entomology and Applied Ecology, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19717 1303, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 29:161-75. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Characterizing regions of ambiguous alignment caused by the expansion and contraction of hairpin-stem loops in ribosomal RNA molecules
    Joseph J Gillespie
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 2475, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 33:936-43. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Opinions on multiple sequence alignment, and an empirical comparison of repeatability and accuracy between POY and structural alignment
    Karl M Kjer
    Department of Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
    Syst Biol 56:133-46. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint A secondary structural model of the 28S rRNA expansion segments D2 and D3 for Chalcidoid wasps (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea)
    Joseph J Gillespie
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 22:1593-608. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Predicted secondary structure for 28S and 18S rRNA from Ichneumonoidea (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Apocrita): impact on sequence alignment and phylogeny estimation
    Joseph J Gillespie
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    J Mol Evol 61:114-37. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Assessing the odd secondary structural properties of nuclear small subunit ribosomal RNA sequences (18S) of the twisted-wing parasites (Insecta: Strepsiptera)
    J J Gillespie
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 14:625-43. 2005
  7. pmc Rickettsia phylogenomics: unwinding the intricacies of obligate intracellular life
    Joseph J Gillespie
    Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e2018. 2008
  8. pmc Plasmids and rickettsial evolution: insight from Rickettsia felis
    Joseph J Gillespie
    Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 2:e266. 2007
  9. pmc Phylogeny of gammaproteobacteria
    Kelly P Williams
    Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Bacteriol 192:2305-14. 2010
  10. pmc An anomalous type IV secretion system in Rickettsia is evolutionarily conserved
    Joseph J Gillespie
    Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e4833. 2009

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Convergent evolution of cucurbitacin feeding in spatially isolated rootworm taxa (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae; Galerucinae, Luperini)
    Joseph J Gillespie
    Department of Entomology and Applied Ecology, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19717 1303, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 29:161-75. 2003
    ..These data unambiguously support the convergent evolution of cucurbitacin feeding in rootworms and are inconsistent with the ancestral host hypothesis...
  2. ncbi request reprint Characterizing regions of ambiguous alignment caused by the expansion and contraction of hairpin-stem loops in ribosomal RNA molecules
    Joseph J Gillespie
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843 2475, USA
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 33:936-43. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Opinions on multiple sequence alignment, and an empirical comparison of repeatability and accuracy between POY and structural alignment
    Karl M Kjer
    Department of Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901, USA
    Syst Biol 56:133-46. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint A secondary structural model of the 28S rRNA expansion segments D2 and D3 for Chalcidoid wasps (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea)
    Joseph J Gillespie
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, USA
    Mol Biol Evol 22:1593-608. 2005
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Predicted secondary structure for 28S and 18S rRNA from Ichneumonoidea (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Apocrita): impact on sequence alignment and phylogeny estimation
    Joseph J Gillespie
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    J Mol Evol 61:114-37. 2005
    ..We explore the phylogenetic utility of our structure-based alignment by examining a subset of the data under a variety of optimality criteria using results from Belshaw and Quicke (2002) as a benchmark...
  6. ncbi request reprint Assessing the odd secondary structural properties of nuclear small subunit ribosomal RNA sequences (18S) of the twisted-wing parasites (Insecta: Strepsiptera)
    J J Gillespie
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 14:625-43. 2005
    ..We also provide a novel alignment template that will improve the phylogenetic placement of the Strepsiptera among other insect taxa...
  7. pmc Rickettsia phylogenomics: unwinding the intricacies of obligate intracellular life
    Joseph J Gillespie
    Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA
    PLoS ONE 3:e2018. 2008
    ....
  8. pmc Plasmids and rickettsial evolution: insight from Rickettsia felis
    Joseph J Gillespie
    Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 2:e266. 2007
    ....
  9. pmc Phylogeny of gammaproteobacteria
    Kelly P Williams
    Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, USA
    J Bacteriol 192:2305-14. 2010
    ....
  10. pmc An anomalous type IV secretion system in Rickettsia is evolutionarily conserved
    Joseph J Gillespie
    Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e4833. 2009
    ..However, the Rickettsia T4SS has not been functionally characterized for its role in symbiosis/virulence, and none of its substrates are known...
  11. doi request reprint PATRIC, the bacterial bioinformatics database and analysis resource
    Alice R Wattam
    Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA, Computation Institute, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA, Mathematics and Computer Science Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL 60637, USA, Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24060, USA, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA, Fellowship for Interpretation of Genomes, Burr Ridge, IL 60527, USA, Computing, Environment, and Life Sciences, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL 60637, USA and Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences SA, Campus EPFL, Quartier de l Innovation, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Nucleic Acids Res 42:D581-91. 2014
    ..All the data and integrated analysis and visualization tools are freely available. This manuscript describes updates to the PATRIC since its initial report in the 2007 NAR Database Issue. ..
  12. pmc A Rickettsia genome overrun by mobile genetic elements provides insight into the acquisition of genes characteristic of an obligate intracellular lifestyle
    Joseph J Gillespie
    Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
    J Bacteriol 194:376-94. 2012
    ..As REIS is not known to invade vertebrate cells and has no known pathogenic effects on I. scapularis, its genome sequence provides insight on the origin of mechanisms of rickettsial pathogenicity...
  13. pmc Multigene phylogeny reveals eusociality evolved twice in vespid wasps
    Heather M Hines
    Department of Entomology, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:3295-9. 2007
    ..These results support earlier views based on life history and behavior and have important implications for interpreting transitional stages in vespid social evolution...
  14. pmc Phylogenomics reveals a diverse Rickettsiales type IV secretion system
    Joseph J Gillespie
    Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA
    Infect Immun 78:1809-23. 2010
    ..has yet to be proposed...
  15. doi request reprint Detection of Blastocrithidia spp. (Kinetoplastida: Trypanosomatidae) in Chagas disease vectors from Texas, USA
    Sonia A Kjos
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station, Texas, USA
    Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 9:213-6. 2009
    ..Confirmation of Blastocrithidia in U.S. triatomine species complicates microscopic diagnosis of T. cruzi due to the morphologic similarity of the parasites...
  16. pmc PATRIC: the comprehensive bacterial bioinformatics resource with a focus on human pathogenic species
    Joseph J Gillespie
    Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA
    Infect Immun 79:4286-98. 2011
    ..Finally, a summary of PATRIC's outreach activities, collaborative endeavors, and future research directions is provided...
  17. pmc Louse- and flea-borne rickettsioses: biological and genomic analyses
    Joseph J Gillespie
    Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
    Vet Res 40:12. 2009
    ..Furthermore, factors that underlie rickettsial changing ecology, where native mammalian populations are involved in the maintenance of rickettsial cycle and transmission, are discussed...
  18. pmc New tick defensin isoform and antimicrobial gene expression in response to Rickettsia montanensis challenge
    Shane M Ceraul
    Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 660 West Redwood St, HH Room 324, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Infect Immun 75:1973-83. 2007
    ..montanensis presumably invades once acquired by the tick. Antimicrobial gene expression patterns in R. montanensis-challenged ticks suggest that antimicrobial genes play a role during the acquisition-invasion stages in the tick...