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Richard B Furlong
Insect Behavior and Biocontrol Research
Biological Science Technician (Insects)

Phone: (352) 374-5736
Fax: (352) 374-5804

1600-1700 SW 23RD DRIVE
GAINESVILLE , FL 32608

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
CRISPR/Cas9 mediated knockout of the abdominal-A homeotic gene in fall armyworm moth (Spodoptera frugiperda) -
Wu, K., Shirk, P.D., Taylor, C.E., Furlong, R.B., Shirk, B.D., Pinheiro, D.H., Siegfried, B.D. 2018. CRISPR/Cas9 mediated knockout of the abdominal-A homeotic gene in fall armyworm moth (Spodoptera frugiperda). PLoS One. 13(2):e0208647. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0208647.
Functional characterization of transcriptional regulatory elements of three highly expressed constitutive genes in the jewel wasp, Nasonia vitripennis -
Shirk, P.D., Furlong, R.B., Dolan, A., Werren, J.H. 2017. Functional characterization of transcriptional regulatory elements of three highly expressed constitutive genes in the jewel wasp, Nasonia vitripennis. Insect Molecular Biology. 26(6):743-750. https://doi.org/10.1111/imb.12333.
Induction of Vermillion in Pyralid moths using CRISPR mutagenesis -
Insect cell transformation vectors that support high level expression and promoter assessment in insect cell culture -
Shirk, P.D., Furlong, R.B. 2016. Insect cell transformation vectors that support high level expression and promoter assessment in insect cell culture. Plasmid Journal. 83:12-19. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.plasmid.2016.01.001
Unique synteny and alternate splicing of the chitin synthases in closely related heliothine moths -
Shirk, P.D., Perera, O.P., Shelby, K., Furlong, R.B., LoVullo, E.D., Popham, H.J. 2015. Unique synteny and alternate splicing of the chitin synthases in closely related heliothine moths. Gene. 574(1):121-139.
The lipid biosynthesis hole in the rickettsiales -
Parthenogenesis induction by Wolbachia in parasitoids -
Species specific ITS-1 DNA Sequences for the identification of Orius insidiosus, Orius pumilio and Orius tristicolor. -
Shirk, P.D., Furlong, R.B., Shapiro, J.P. 2009. Species specific ITS-1 DNA Sequences for the identification of Orius insidiosus, Orius pumilio and Orius tristicolor.. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).Public Database. Acces. No. GU214726-GU214728.
Single inverted terminal repeats of the Junonia coenia Densovirus promotes somatic chromosomal integration of vector plasmids in insect cells and supports high efficiency expression -
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Regulation of Junonia coenia densovirus P9 promotor expression -
Shirk, P.D., Bossin, H., Furlong, R.B., Gillett, J. 2007. Regulation of Junonia coenia densovirus P9 promotor expression. Insect Molecular Biology. 16:623-633.
Regulation of Junonia coenia Densovirus P9 Promoter Expression -
Shirk, P.D., Bossin, H., Furlong, R.B., Gillett, J.L. 2007. Regulation of Junonia coenia Densovirus P9 Promoter Expression. Insect Molecular Biology.
SOMATIC TRANSFORMATION EFFICIENCIES AND EXPRESSION PATTERNS USING THE JCDNV AND PIGGYBAC TRANSPOSON GENE VECTORS IN INSECTS -
Bossin, H., Furlong, R.B., Gillett, J.L., Bergoin, M., Shirk, P.D. 2007. Somatic transformation efficiencies and expression patterns using the JcDNV and piggyBac transposon gene vectors in insects. Insect Molecular Biology. 16:37-47.
DELETION OF DENSOVIRAL SEQUENCES REDUCES THE EFFICIENCY OF SOMATIC INTEGRATION OF JCDNV-DERIVED PLASMIDS IN INSECTS. -
SHIRK, P.D., FURLONG, R.B., BOSSIN, H. DELETION OF DENSOVIRAL SEQUENCES REDUCES THE EFFICIENCY OF SOMATIC INTEGRATION OF JCDNV-DERIVED PLASMIDS IN INSECTS. MEETING ABSTRACT. 2003. www.insectscience.org/3.36