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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Maia Tsikolia
Mosquito and Fly Research
Visiting Scientist (Chemist)

Phone: (352) 374-5723
Fax: (352) 374-5922


1600 S.W. 23RD DR
GAINESVILLE , FL 32608


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Structure-activity relationship in 34 trifluoromethylphenyl amides against Aedes aegypti -
Structure-activity relationship in 34 trifluoromethylphenyl amides against Aedes aegypti -
Mosquito repellency of novel Trifluoromethylphenyl amides -
Correlation of lipophilicity with mosquito larvicidal and repellent activities of novel trifluoromethylphenyl amides -
Discovery of mosquito attractants and attraction-inhibitors invited talk on attractants and repellents -
Phoenix dactylifera L. spathe essential oil: Chemical composition and repellent activity against the yellow fever mosquito -
Demirci, B., Tsikolia, M., Bernier, U.R., Agramonte, N.M., Alqasoumi, S.I., Al-Yahya, M.A., Al-Rehaily, A.J., Yusufoglu, H.S., Demirci, F., Husnu Can Baser, K., Khan, I.A., Tabanca, N. 2012. Phoenix dactylifera L. spathe essential oil: Chemical composition and repellent activity against the yellow fever mosquito. ACTA TROPICA. 128:557-560.
Insecticidal, repellent and fungicidal properties of novel trifluoromethylphenyl amides -
Tsikolia, M., Bernier, U.R., Coy, M.R., Chalaire, K.C., Becnel, J.J., Agramonte, N.M., Tabanca, N., Wedge, D.E., Clark, G.G., Linthicum, K., Swale, D.R., Bloomquist, J.R. 2013. Insecticidal, repellent and fungicidal properties of novel trifluoromethylphenyl amides. Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology. 107:138-147.
Biting deterrence, repellency, and larvicidal activity of Ruta chalepensis (Sapindales: Rutaceae) essential oil and its major individual constituents against mosquitoes -
Ali, A., Demirci, B., Kiyan, H.T., Bernier, U.R., Tsikolia, M., Wedge, D.E., Khan, I.A., Baser, K., Tabanca, N. 2013. Biting deterrence, repellency, and larvicidal activity of Ruta chalepensis (Sapindales: Rutaceae) essential oil and its major individual constituents against mosquitoes. Journal of Medical Entomology. 506:1267-1274.
Composition of Prangos pabularia essential oil, indentification of an unknown compound from the oil and its insecticidal activity against yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti -
Chemical composition, antifungal and insecticidal activities of Hedychium essential oils Reprint Icon -
Sakhanokho, H.F., Sampson, B.J., Tabanca, N., Wedge, D.E., Demirci, B., Husnu Can Baser, K., Bernier, U.R., Tsikolia, M., Agramonte, N.M., Becnel, J.J., Rajasekaran, K., Chen, J., Spiers, J.M. 2013. Chemical composition, antifungal and insecticidal activities of Hedychium essential oils. Molecules. 18:4308-4327.
Promising Aedes aegypti repellent chemotypes identified through integrated QSAE, virtual screening, synthesis, and bioassay -
Oliferenko, P.V., Oliferenko, A.A., Poda, G.I., Osolodkin, D.I., Pillai, G.G., Bernier, U.R., Tsikolia, M., Agramonte, N.M., Clark, G.G., Linthicum, K., Katritzky, A.R. 2013. Promising Aedes aegypti repellent chemotypes identified through integrated QSAE, virtual screening, synthesis, and bioassay. PLoS One. 8(9):e64547.
Trifluoromethylphenyl amides as novel insecticides and fungicides -
Tsikolia, M., Bernier, U.R., Agramonte, N.M., Tabanca, N., Wedge, D.E., Chalaire, K.C., Becnel, J.J., Clark, G.G., Linthicum, K., Coy, M.R., Swale, D., Bloomquist, J.R. 2013. Trifluoromethylphenyl amides as novel insecticides and fungicides. Abstract for the American Mosquito Control Association Meeting in Atlantic City, NJ on February 24 - 28, 2013. pgs.30-31.
Trifluoromethylphenyl amides as novel insecticides and fungicides -
Trifluoromethylphenyl amides as novel insecticides and fungicides -
Development of acylpiperidine and carboxamide repellents using structure-activity models -
Determination of repellent efficacy of natural compounds -
Development of New Repellents and Improved Permethrin-Treated Uniforms for the United States Military -
Structure-activity relationship study in some trifluoromethyl phenyl carboxamides -
Trifluoromethylphenyl Carboxamides as Mosquito Adulticides -
Development of novel repellents using structure-activity modeling of compounds in the USDA archival database -
Bernier, U.R., Tsikolia, M. 2011. Development of novel repellents using structure-activity modeling of compounds in the USDA archival database. In: Paluch, G.E., Coats, J.R. In Recent Developments in Invertebrate Repellents. American Chemical Society. 1090:21-46.
Cyclohexanol analogues are positive modulators of GABAA receptor currents and act as general anaesthetics in vivo Reprint Icon -
Hall, A.C., Griffith, T.N., Tsikolia, M., Kotey, F.O., Gill, N., Humbert, D.J., Watt, E.E., Yermolina, Y.A., Goel, S., El-Ghendy, B., Hall, C.D. 2011. Cyclohexanol analogues are positive modulators of GABAA receptor currents and act as general anaesthetics in vivo. European Journal of Pharmacology. 667:175-181.
Design, synthesis and bioassay of new mosquito insecticides and repellents -
MODELING, SYNTHESIS AND BIOASSAY OF ACYLPIPERIDINES AND CARBOXAMIDES AS IMPROVED MOSQUITO REPELLENTS -
Eupatorium capillifolium essential oil: chemical composition antifungal activity and insecticidal activity -
Tabanca, N., Bernier, U.R., Tsikolia, M., Becnel, J.J., Sampson, B.J., Werle, C.T., Demrici, B., Baser, K., Blythe, E.K., Pounders Jr, C.T., Wedge, D.E. 2010. Eupatorium capillifolium essential oil: chemical composition, antifungal activity and insecticidal activity. Natural Product Communications. 5(9):1409-1415.
Control of Mosquito-Borne Diseases: Future Directions -
Novel carboxamides as potential mosquito reprellents. -
Katritzky, A.R., Wang, Z., Slavov, S., Dobchev, D.A., Hall, C.D., Tsikolia, M., Bernier, U.R., Elejalde, N.M., Clark, G.G., Linthicum, K.J. 2010. Novel carboxamides as potential mosquito repellents. Journal of Medical Entomology. 47(5):924-938. DOI: 10.1603/ME09284.
New and improved mosquito repellents based on structural similarity -
Synthesis and characterization of a Redox-active artificial ion channel. -
Research on New Repellents -
Discovery of novel mosquito repellents from structure-activity studies -
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