Geoffrey M Attardo

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Analysis of lipolysis underlying lactation in the tsetse fly, Glossina morsitans
    Geoffrey M Attardo
    Yale School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 42:360-70. 2012
  2. pmc An insight into the sialome of Glossina morsitans morsitans
    Juliana Alves-Silva
    Vector Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, L3 5QA, UK
    BMC Genomics 11:213. 2010
  3. pmc Sphingomyelinase activity in mother's milk is essential for juvenile development: a case from lactating tsetse flies
    Joshua B Benoit
    Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Biol Reprod 87:17, 1-10. 2012
  4. pmc Transcriptome analysis of reproductive tissue and intrauterine developmental stages of the tsetse fly (Glossina morsitans morsitans)
    Geoffrey M Attardo
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    BMC Genomics 11:160. 2010
  5. pmc Infections with immunogenic trypanosomes reduce tsetse reproductive fitness: potential impact of different parasite strains on vector population structure
    Changyun Hu
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2:e192. 2008
  6. pmc Lipophorin acts as a shuttle of lipids to the milk gland during tsetse fly pregnancy
    Joshua B Benoit
    Division of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, United States
    J Insect Physiol 57:1553-61. 2011
  7. pmc Analysis of milk gland structure and function in Glossina morsitans: milk protein production, symbiont populations and fecundity
    Geoffrey M Attardo
    Yale School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and Microbial Diseases, 60 College Street, 606 LEPH New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Insect Physiol 54:1236-42. 2008
  8. pmc Molecular aspects of transferrin expression in the tsetse fly (Glossina morsitans morsitans)
    Nurper Guz
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College Street, 606 LEPH, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Insect Physiol 53:715-23. 2007

Research Grants

  1. Molecular Analysis of Tsetse Fly Reproduction
    Geoffrey Attardo; Fiscal Year: 2007

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Detail Information

Publications8

  1. pmc Analysis of lipolysis underlying lactation in the tsetse fly, Glossina morsitans
    Geoffrey M Attardo
    Yale School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 42:360-70. 2012
    ..The similarities in the lipid metabolic pathways and other aspects of milk production between tsetse and mammals indicate that this fly could be used as a novel model for lactation research...
  2. pmc An insight into the sialome of Glossina morsitans morsitans
    Juliana Alves-Silva
    Vector Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, L3 5QA, UK
    BMC Genomics 11:213. 2010
    ..Adult tsetse flies feed exclusively on vertebrate blood and are important vectors of human and animal diseases. Thus far, only limited information exists regarding the Glossina sialome, or any other fly belonging to the Hippoboscidae...
  3. pmc Sphingomyelinase activity in mother's milk is essential for juvenile development: a case from lactating tsetse flies
    Joshua B Benoit
    Division of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Biol Reprod 87:17, 1-10. 2012
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  4. pmc Transcriptome analysis of reproductive tissue and intrauterine developmental stages of the tsetse fly (Glossina morsitans morsitans)
    Geoffrey M Attardo
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    BMC Genomics 11:160. 2010
    ..3438 expressed sequence tags were sequenced and analyzed...
  5. pmc Infections with immunogenic trypanosomes reduce tsetse reproductive fitness: potential impact of different parasite strains on vector population structure
    Changyun Hu
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2:e192. 2008
    ..Potential repercussions for vector population growth, parasite-host coevolution, and disease prevalence are discussed...
  6. pmc Lipophorin acts as a shuttle of lipids to the milk gland during tsetse fly pregnancy
    Joshua B Benoit
    Division of Epidemiology of Microbial Diseases, School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, United States
    J Insect Physiol 57:1553-61. 2011
    ..Once in the milk gland however, lipids are apparently transferred into the developing larva not by lipophorin but by another carrier lipoprotein...
  7. pmc Analysis of milk gland structure and function in Glossina morsitans: milk protein production, symbiont populations and fecundity
    Geoffrey M Attardo
    Yale School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology and Microbial Diseases, 60 College Street, 606 LEPH New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Insect Physiol 54:1236-42. 2008
    ..We discuss the significance of the milk gland in larval nutrition and in transmission of symbiotic bacteria to developing offspring...
  8. pmc Molecular aspects of transferrin expression in the tsetse fly (Glossina morsitans morsitans)
    Nurper Guz
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College Street, 606 LEPH, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Insect Physiol 53:715-23. 2007
    ..Analysis of tsetse that have cured the parasite challenge shows normal levels of GmmTsf. This observation suggests that the parasite in competing for the availability of limited dietary iron may manipulate host gene expression...

Research Grants1

  1. Molecular Analysis of Tsetse Fly Reproduction
    Geoffrey Attardo; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Study of reproduction in Glossina and the factors that regulate it would greatly expand understanding of Glossina molecular biology and also potentially illuminate targets for vector control strategies. ..