David Hughes

David Hughes

Assistant Professor of Entomology and Biology

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Most Recent Papers

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 Peter Hughes, 2019, Frontiers in Plant Science

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 Peter Hughes, 2018, Evolution on p. 2144-2155

Zombie-ant fungi across continents

J. P.M. Araújo, H. C. Evans, R. Kepler, David Peter Hughes, 2018, Studies in Mycology on p. 119-160

A spatially varying stochastic differential equation model for animal movement

James C. Russell, Ephraim Mont Hanks, Murali Haran, David Peter Hughes, 2018, Annals of Applied Statistics on p. 1312-1331

Within the fortress

Emilia Solá Gracia, Charissa De Bekker, Ephraim Mont Hanks, David Peter Hughes, 2018, PloS one

Ant-infecting Ophiocordyceps genomes reveal a high diversity of potential behavioral manipulation genes and a possible major role for enterotoxins

Charissa De Bekker, Robin A. Ohm, Harry C. Evans, Andreas Brachmann, David Peter Hughes, 2017, Scientific reports

Three-dimensional visualization and a deep-learning model reveal complex fungal parasite networks in behaviorally manipulated ants

Maridel A. Fredericksen, Yizhe Zhang, Missy L. Hazen, Raquel G. Loreto, Colleen A. Mangold, Danny Z. Chen, David Peter Hughes, 2017, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 12590-12595

Daily rhythms and enrichment patterns in the transcriptome of the behavior-manipulating parasite Ophiocordyceps kimflemingiae

Charissa De Bekker, Ian Will, David Peter Hughes, Andreas Brachmann, Martha Merrow, 2017, PloS one

Deep learning for image-based cassava disease detection

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

Modeling Collective Animal Movement Through Interactions in Behavioral States

James C. Russell, Ephraim Mont Hanks, Andreas P. Modlmeier, David Peter Hughes, 2017, Journal of Agricultural, Biological, and Environmental Statistics on p. 313-334

Recent High-Impact Papers

Using deep learning for image-based plant disease detection

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

The life of a dead ant

Sandra B. Andersen, Sylvia Gerritsma, Kalsum M. Yusah, David Mayntz, Nigel L. Hywel-Jones, Johan Billen, Jacobus J. Boomsma, David Peter Hughes, 2009, American Naturalist on p. 424-433

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

David Peter 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 Peter 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

Hidden diversity behind the zombie-ant fungus ophiocordyceps unilateralis

Harry C. Evans, Simon L. Elliot, David Peter Hughes, 2011, PLoS One

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 Peter 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

Graveyards on the move

Maj Britt Pontoppidan, Winanda Himaman, Nigel L. Hywel-Jones, Jacobus J. Boomsma, David Peter Hughes, 2009, 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 Peter Hughes, 2015, BMC genomics

Ancient death-grip leaf scars reveal ant-fungal parasitism

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