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

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

USDA, ARS, SEA, CMAVE
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) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
Insect cell transformation vectors that support high level expression and promoter assessment in insect cell culture Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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 - (Abstract Only)
Parthenogenesis induction by Wolbachia in parasitoids - (Abstract Only)
Species specific ITS-1 DNA Sequences for the identification of Orius insidiosus, Orius pumilio and Orius tristicolor. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
DELETION OF DENSOVIRAL SEQUENCES REDUCES THE EFFICIENCY OF SOMATIC INTEGRATION OF JCDNV-DERIVED PLASMIDS IN INSECTS. - (Proceedings)
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