Tovi Lehmann

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Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary studies of malaria vectors
    Martin J Donnelly
    Division of Parasite and Vector Biology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, L3 5QA, Liverpool, UK
    Trends Parasitol 18:75-80. 2002
  2. pmc The molecular forms of Anopheles gambiae: a phenotypic perspective
    Tovi Lehmann
    Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, NIAID, NIH, MS 8132, 12735 Twinbrook Parkway, Rockville, MD, USA
    Infect Genet Evol 8:737-46. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluating genetic differentiation of Anopheles arabiensis in relation to larval habitats in Kenya
    Luna Kamau
    Centre for Biotechnology Research and Development, Kenya Medical Research Institute, P O Box 54840, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
    Infect Genet Evol 7:293-7. 2007
  4. pmc Globalization and the population structure of Toxoplasma gondii
    Tovi Lehmann
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Chamblee, GA 30341, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:11423-8. 2006
  5. pmc The distribution of hatching time in Anopheles gambiae
    Alpha S Yaro
    Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, NIAID, NIH, 12735 Twinbrook Parkway, Rockville, MD, USA
    Malar J 5:19. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation in spatial distributions of Anopheles gambiae in a Sahelian village: evidence for aestivation
    Tovi Lehmann
    Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, NIAID, NIH, Rockville, MD 208 and 52, USA
    J Med Entomol 51:27-38. 2014
  7. pmc The contribution of aestivating mosquitoes to the persistence of Anopheles gambiae in the Sahel
    Abdoulaye Adamou
    Malaria Research and Training Center Faculty of Medicine, Pharmacy and Odontostomatology, Bamako, Mali
    Malar J 10:151. 2011
  8. pmc Aestivation of the African malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae in the Sahel
    Tovi Lehmann
    Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:601-6. 2010
  9. pmc Molecular evolution of immune genes in the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae
    Tovi Lehmann
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Entomology Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Chamblee, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e4549. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Genetic contribution to variation in larval development time, adult size, and longevity of starved adults of Anopheles gambiae
    Tovi Lehmann
    Entomology Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Chamblee, GA 30041, USA
    Infect Genet Evol 6:410-6. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Evolutionary studies of malaria vectors
    Martin J Donnelly
    Division of Parasite and Vector Biology, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Pembroke Place, L3 5QA, Liverpool, UK
    Trends Parasitol 18:75-80. 2002
    ..This article assesses how successful molecular genetic techniques have been in revealing new population patterns...
  2. pmc The molecular forms of Anopheles gambiae: a phenotypic perspective
    Tovi Lehmann
    Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, NIAID, NIH, MS 8132, 12735 Twinbrook Parkway, Rockville, MD, USA
    Infect Genet Evol 8:737-46. 2008
    ..The implications of these results to disease transmission and control are discussed and many of the gaps in our understanding are highlighted...
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluating genetic differentiation of Anopheles arabiensis in relation to larval habitats in Kenya
    Luna Kamau
    Centre for Biotechnology Research and Development, Kenya Medical Research Institute, P O Box 54840, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
    Infect Genet Evol 7:293-7. 2007
    ..These results do not provide sufficient support for the hypothesis that An. arabiensis is subdivided into subpopulations that specialize to exploit different larval habitats...
  4. pmc Globalization and the population structure of Toxoplasma gondii
    Tovi Lehmann
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Chamblee, GA 30341, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:11423-8. 2006
    ..Our results explain several enigmatic features of the population structure of T. gondii and demonstrate how pervasive, prompt, and elusive the impact of human globalization is on nature...
  5. pmc The distribution of hatching time in Anopheles gambiae
    Alpha S Yaro
    Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, NIAID, NIH, 12735 Twinbrook Parkway, Rockville, MD, USA
    Malar J 5:19. 2006
    ..arabiensis might lead to understanding their unique contribution to disease transmission and to better vector control as well as to understanding the evolutionary forces that have separated them...
  6. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation in spatial distributions of Anopheles gambiae in a Sahelian village: evidence for aestivation
    Tovi Lehmann
    Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, NIAID, NIH, Rockville, MD 208 and 52, USA
    J Med Entomol 51:27-38. 2014
    ..However, targeting the dry-season shelters may be highly cost-effective, once they can be identified and predicted...
  7. pmc The contribution of aestivating mosquitoes to the persistence of Anopheles gambiae in the Sahel
    Abdoulaye Adamou
    Malaria Research and Training Center Faculty of Medicine, Pharmacy and Odontostomatology, Bamako, Mali
    Malar J 10:151. 2011
    ..However, migration from distant localities - where reproduction continues year-round - might also be involved...
  8. pmc Aestivation of the African malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae in the Sahel
    Tovi Lehmann
    Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 83:601-6. 2010
    ..gambiae persists throughout the dry season by aestivation and open new questions for mosquito and parasite research. Improved malaria control by targeting aestivating mosquitoes using existing or novel strategies may be possible...
  9. pmc Molecular evolution of immune genes in the malaria mosquito Anopheles gambiae
    Tovi Lehmann
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, Entomology Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Chamblee, Georgia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e4549. 2009
    ..Such understanding would have important public health implications...
  10. ncbi request reprint Genetic contribution to variation in larval development time, adult size, and longevity of starved adults of Anopheles gambiae
    Tovi Lehmann
    Entomology Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Chamblee, GA 30041, USA
    Infect Genet Evol 6:410-6. 2006
    ..05), indicating substantial genetic contribution to the phenotypic variation in these traits. These results suggest that adaptive differences are likely to be found in these traits between A. gambiae populations...
  11. pmc Seasonal variation in metabolic rate, flight activity and body size of Anopheles gambiae in the Sahel
    Diana L Huestis
    Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, 12735 Twinbrook Parkway, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Exp Biol 215:2013-21. 2012
    ..These results indicate that mosquitoes may use mechanisms besides reduced metabolic rate to enable survival during the Sahelian dry season...
  12. pmc Reproduction-longevity trade-off in Anopheles gambiae (Diptera: Culicidae)
    Adama Dao
    Malaria Research and Training Center, University of Mali, Bamako, Mali
    J Med Entomol 47:769-77. 2010
    ..Only exposure to males without insemination decreased female survival. Nonetheless, if exposure to males under natural conditions is also associated with reduced survival, it might explain why females remain monogamous...
  13. pmc Structure and dynamics of male swarms of Anopheles gambiae
    Nicholas C Manoukis
    Section of Vector Biology, Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892 8132, USA
    J Med Entomol 46:227-35. 2009
    ..gambiae with increasing numbers of males. This may be related to a difference in marker use between these groups, supporting the hypothesis that swarming behavior is a mechanism of mate recognition and ultimately reproductive isolation...
  14. pmc Spatial swarm segregation and reproductive isolation between the molecular forms of Anopheles gambiae
    Abdoulaye Diabate
    Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 276:4215-22. 2009
    ..We discuss the importance of spatial segregation in the context of possible geographic variation in mechanisms of reproductive isolation...
  15. pmc Variation in metabolic rate of Anopheles gambiae and A. arabiensis in a Sahelian village
    Diana L Huestis
    Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, NIAID, NIH, 12735 Twinbrook Pkwy, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    J Exp Biol 214:2345-53. 2011
    ..We hypothesize that female mosquitoes switch to sugar feeding while in dormancy because of elevated metabolism associated with blood digestion...
  16. doi request reprint Dry season reproductive depression of Anopheles gambiae in the Sahel
    Alpha S Yaro
    Malaria Research and Training Center Faculty of Medicine, Pharmacy and Odonto Stomatology, Bamako, Mali
    J Insect Physiol 58:1050-9. 2012
    ..The differences between the Sahelian and riparian population suggest an adaptive cline in aestivation phenotypes between populations only 130 km apart...
  17. ncbi request reprint Assessment of alternative mating strategies in Anopheles gambiae: Does mating occur indoors?
    Adama Dao
    Malaria Research and Training Center, 1805, Point G, Bamako, Mali
    J Med Entomol 45:643-52. 2008
    ..gambiae. Because naturally occurring mating couples have not yet been observed indoors, this conclusion awaits validation...
  18. pmc Spatial distribution and male mating success of Anopheles gambiae swarms
    Abdoulaye Diabate
    Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland 20852, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 11:184. 2011
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  19. ncbi request reprint Variation in the structure of Toxoplasma gondii and the roles of selfing, drift, and epistatic selection in maintaining linkage disequilibria
    Tovi Lehmann
    Division of Parasitic Diseases, MS F22, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, Chamblee, GA 30041, USA
    Infect Genet Evol 4:107-14. 2004
    ..This predictability ranged between 23 and 45%, but was close to nil for a considerable fraction of locus pairs...
  20. pmc The effects of oviposition-site deprivation on Anopheles gambiae reproduction
    Kathryne L Dieter
    Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, 12735 Twinbrook Parkway, Room 2W 09 C, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Parasit Vectors 5:235. 2012
    ..We conducted laboratory experiments to assess these effects of oviposition-site deprivation on An. gambiae and to evaluate the role of nutrition and sperm viability as mediators of these effects...
  21. pmc Evidence for divergent selection between the molecular forms of Anopheles gambiae: role of predation
    Abdoulaye Diabate
    Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, NIAID, National Institute of Health, 12735 Twinbrook Parkway, Room 2W13A, Rockville MD 20852, USA
    BMC Evol Biol 8:5. 2008
    ..Resource competition has been demonstrated between species undergoing divergent selection, but resource competition is not the only factor that can lead to divergence...
  22. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the effect of postmating isolation between molecular forms of Anopheles gambiae (Diptera: Culicidae)
    Abdoulaye Diabate
    Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, 12735 Twinbrook Pkwy, Room 2W13A, Rockville MD 20852, USA
    J Med Entomol 44:60-4. 2007
    ..No sex ratio distortion was found among the offspring. We concluded that postmating developmental barriers do not contribute to the isolation between the molecular forms...
  23. ncbi request reprint Transmission dynamics of Toxoplasma gondii on a pig farm
    Tovi Lehmann
    Division of Parasitic Diseases MS F22, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Chamblee, GA 30041, USA
    Infect Genet Evol 3:135-41. 2003
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  24. pmc Susceptibility of Anopheles stephensi to Plasmodium gallinaceum: a trait of the mosquito, the parasite, and the environment
    Jen C C Hume
    Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e20156. 2011
    ..To the best of our knowledge this is the first study that employs such an approach...
  25. ncbi request reprint Spatial and temporal variation in kinship among Anopheles gambiae (Diptera: Culicidae) mosquitoes
    Tovi Lehmann
    Entomology Branch, Division of Parasitic Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Chamblee, GA 30041, USA
    J Med Entomol 40:421-9. 2003
    ..Because females mate within days after emergence from larval habitats, where the likelihood of mating with a sibling is presumably highest, we propose a slight inbreeding effect...
  26. doi request reprint Could culicine mosquitoes transmit human malaria?
    Alvaro Molina-Cruz
    Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, MD, USA
    Trends Parasitol 29:530-7. 2013
    ..Such an event could have widespread epidemiological implications and therefore merits attention. ..
  27. doi request reprint Variation in energy reserves and role of body size in the mating system of Anopheles gambiae
    Hamidou Maïga
    Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé Centre Muraz, Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
    J Vector Ecol 37:289-97. 2012
    ..The distribution of wing size of mated males was focused around a central value, suggesting that intermediate size of males is advantageous in the An. gambiae mating system. The results are discussed in the context of sexual selection...
  28. ncbi request reprint Larval development of the molecular forms of Anopheles gambiae (Diptera: Culicidae) in different habitats: a transplantation experiment
    Abdoulaye Diabate
    IRSS Centre Muraz, Laboratoire de Parasitologie Entomologie BP 390 Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
    J Med Entomol 42:548-53. 2005
    ..These results should be regarded with caution because small numbers of first stage larvae could pass through the cloth of the cages...
  29. pmc Polymorphism at the defensin gene in the Anopheles gambiae complex: testing different selection hypotheses
    Frederic Simard
    Organisation de Coordination pour la lutte contre les Endémies en Afrique Centrale OCEAC, BP 288, Yaounde, Cameroon
    Infect Genet Evol 7:285-92. 2007
    ..Because An. quadriannulatus is not exposed to human pathogens, identical mature peptide and similar pattern of polymorphism across species implies that human pathogens played no role as selective agents on this peptide...
  30. ncbi request reprint Mixed swarms of the molecular M and S forms of Anopheles gambiae (Diptera: Culicidae) in sympatric area from Burkina Faso
    Abdoulaye Diabate
    Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé Centre Muraz BP 390 Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso
    J Med Entomol 43:480-3. 2006
    ..Because the frequency of mixed swarms seems too high to explain the low frequency of cross-mating and hybrids, we suggest that mate recognition in a swarm is more important than swarm segregation...