David Hughes

David Hughes

Associate Professor of Entomology and Biology

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Most Recent Papers

A Dynamic Individual-Based Model for High-Resolution Ant Interactions

Nathan B. Wikle, Ephraim M. Hanks, David P. Hughes, 2019, Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics on p. 589-609

Automated tracking and analysis of ant trajectories shows variation in forager exploration

Natalie Imirzian, Yizhe Zhang, Christoph Kurze, Raquel G. Loreto, Danny Z. Chen, David P. Hughes, 2019, Scientific reports

Zombie-Ant Fungi Emerged from Non-manipulating, Beetle-Infecting Ancestors

João P.M. Araújo, David P. Hughes, 2019, Current Biology on p. 3735-3738.e2

The metabolic alteration and apparent preservation of the zombie ant brain

Raquel G. Loreto, David Peter Hughes, 2019, Journal of Insect Physiology

Dynamic and game theory of infectious disease stigmas

Timothy Reluga, Rachel Annette Smith, David Peter Hughes, 2019, Journal of Theoretical Biology on p. 95-107

Specialist and generalist fungal parasites induce distinct biochemical changes in the mandible muscles of their host

Shanshan Zheng, Raquel Loreto, Philip Smith, Andrew Patterson, David Hughes, Liande Wang, 2019, International journal of molecular sciences

Ant colonies maintain social homeostasis in the face of decreased density

Andreas P. Modlmeier, Ewan Colman, Ephraim M. Hanks, Ryan Bringenberg, Shweta Bansal, David P. Hughes, 2019, eLife

A mobile-based deep learning model for cassava disease diagnosis

Amanda Ramcharan, Peter McCloskey, Kelsee Baranowski, Neema Mbilinyi, Latifa Mrisho, Mathias Ndalahwa, James Legg, David P. Hughes, 2019, Frontiers in Plant Science

Zombie ant death grip due to hypercontracted mandibular muscles

Colleen A. Mangold, Melissa J. Ishler, Raquel G. Loreto, Missy L. Hazen, David P. Hughes, 2019, Journal of Experimental Biology

Evidence for convergent evolution of host parasitic manipulation in response to environmental conditions

Raquel G. Loreto, João P.M. Araújo, Ryan M. Kepler, Kimberly R. Fleming, Corrie S. Moreau, David P. Hughes, 2018, Evolution on p. 2144-2155

Recent Most-Cited Papers

Using deep learning for image-based plant disease detection

Sharada P. Mohanty, David P. Hughes, Marcel Salathé, 2016, Frontiers in Plant Science

Behavioral mechanisms and morphological symptoms of zombie ants dying from fungal infection

David P. Hughes, Sandra B. Andersen, Nigel L. Hywel-Jones, Winanda Himaman, Johan Billen, Jacobus J. Boomsma, 2011, BMC Ecology

Phylogenetic-based nomenclatural proposals for Ophiocordycipitaceae (Hypocreales) with new combinations in Tolypocladium

C. Alisha Quandt, Ryan M. Kepler, Walter Gams, João P.M. Araújo, Sayaka Ban, Harry C. Evans, David Hughes, Richard Humber, Nigel Hywel-Jones, Zengzhi Li, J. Jennifer Luangsa-ard, Stephen A. Rehner, Tatiana Sanjuan, Hiroki Sato, Bhushan Shrestha, Gi Ho Sung, Yi Jian Yao, Rasoul Zare, Joseph W. Spatafora, 2014, IMA Fungus on p. 121-134

Fungal Planet description sheets

Pedro W. Crous, Michael J. Wingfield, Treena I. Burgess, G. E.St J. Hardy, Colin Crane, Sarah Barrett, José F. Cano-Lira, Johannes J. Le Roux, Raja Thangavel, Josep Guarro, Alberto M. Stchigel, María P. Martín, Donis S. Alfredo, Paul A. Barber, Robert W. Barreto, Iuri G. Baseia, Julia Cano-Canals, Ratchadawan Cheewangkoon, Renato J. Ferreira, Josepa Gené, Christian Lechat, Gabriel Moreno, Francois Roets, Roger G. Shivas, Julieth O. Sousa, Yu Pei Tan, Nathan P. Wiederhold, Sandra E. Abell, Thiago Accioly, José Luis Albizu, Janaina L. Alves, Zaida Inês Antoniolli, Nick Aplin, João Araújo, Mahdi Arzanlou, Jadson D.P. Bezerra, Jean Philippe Bouchara, Juan Ramón Carlavilla, Aurelio Castillo, Vanina L. Castroagudín, Paulo C. Ceresini, Gordon F. Claridge, Gilberto Coelho, Victor R.M. Coimbra, L. A. Costa, Keith C. da Cunha, Silvana S. da Silva, Rosalie Daniel, Z. Wilhelm de Beer, Margarita Dueñas, Jacqueline Edwards, P. Enwistle, Patrícia O. Fiuza, Jacques Fournier, Dania García, Tatiana B. Gibertoni, Sandrine Giraud, Marcela Guevara-Suarez, Luís F.P. Gusmão, Sukanya Haituk, Michel Heykoop, Yuuri Hirooka, Tina Antje Hofmann, Jos Houbraken, David P. Hughes, Ivona Kautmanová, Olga Koppel, Ondřej Koukol, Ellen Larsson, K. P.Deepna Latha, Dong Hyeon Lee, Daniela O. Lisboa, Willyane S. Lisboa, Ángela López-Villalba, João L.N. Maciel, Patinjareveettil Manimohan, José Luis Manjón, Seonju Marincowitz, Thomas S. Marney, Martin Meijer, Andrew N. Miller, Ibai Olariaga, Laura M. Paiva, Meike Piepenbring, Juan Carlos Poveda-Molero, K. N.Anil Raj, Huzefa A. Raja, Amandine Rougeron, Isabel Salcedo, Rosita Samadi, Tiago A.B. Santos, Kelly Scarlett, Keith A. Seifert, Lucas Shuttleworth, Gladstone A. Silva, Meiriele Silva, João Paulo Zen Siqueira, Cristina M. Souza-Motta, Steven L. Stephenson, Deanna A. Sutton, Nisachon Tamakeaw, M. Teresa Telleria, Nicomedes Valenzuela-Lopez, Altus Viljoen, Cobus M. Visagie, Alfredo Vizzini, Felipe Wartchow, Brenda D. Wingfield, Eugene Yurchenko, Juan Carlos Zamora, Johannes Z. Groenewald, 2016, Persoonia: Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution of Fungi on p. 218-403

Hidden diversity behind the zombie-ant fungus ophiocordyceps unilateralis

Harry C. Evans, Simon L. Elliot, David P. Hughes, 2011, PloS one

Species-specific ant brain manipulation by a specialized fungal parasite

Charissa De Bekker, Lauren E. Quevillon, Philip B. Smith, Kimberly R. Fleming, Debashis Ghosh, Andrew David Patterson, David Peter Hughes, 2014, BMC Evolutionary Biology

Gene expression during zombie ant biting behavior reflects the complexity underlying fungal parasitic behavioral manipulation

Charissa de Bekker, Robin A. Ohm, Raquel G. Loreto, Aswathy Sebastian, Istvan Albert, Martha Merrow, Andreas Brachmann, David P. Hughes, 2015, BMC genomics

Ancient death-grip leaf scars reveal ant-fungal parasitism

David P. Hughes, Torsten Wappler, Conrad C. Labandeira, 2011, Biology Letters on p. 67-70

Deep learning for image-based cassava disease detection

Amanda Ramcharan, Kelsee Baranowski, Peter McCloskey, Babuali Ahmed, James Legg, David P. Hughes, 2017, Frontiers in Plant Science

Unravelling the diversity behind the Ophiocordyceps unilateralis (Ophiocordycipitaceae) complex

João P.M. Araújo, Harry C. Evans, David M. Geiser, William P. Mackay, David P. Hughes, 2015, Phytotaxa on p. 224-238