David Hughes

Huck Chair in Global Food Security; Professor of Entomology and of Biology

David Hughes

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Parasite manipulation of host behavior

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Fungi Ants Learning Hypocreales Formicidae Parasites Cassava Artificial Intelligence Image Segmentation Brain Disease Detection New Combination Ophiocordyceps Fungus Disease Diagnosis Plant Diseases And Disorders Soil Behavior Control Ant Phylogenetics Insecta Vietnam Cordyceps Entomopathogens Climate

Most Recent Publications

Yizhe Zhang, Natalie Imirzian, Christopher Kurze, Hao Zheng, David P. Hughes, Danny Z. Chen, 2023, Scientific Reports

Chris Funk, Laura Harrison, Zewdu Segele, Todd Rossenstock, Peter Steward, C. Anderson, Erin Coughlan de Perez, Daniel Maxwell, Hussen Endris, Eunice Koch, Guleid Artan, Fetene Teshome, Stella Aura, Gideon Galu, Diriba Korecha, Weston Anderson, Andrew Hoell, Kerstin Damerau, Emily Williams, Aniruddha Ghosh, Julian Ramirez-Villegas, David Hughes, 2023, Earth's Future

Gloria K. Folson, Boateng Bannerman, Vicentia Atadze, Gabriel Ador, Bastien Kolt, Peter McCloskey, Rohit Gangupantulu, Alejandra Arrieta, Bianca C. Braga, Joanne Arsenault, Annalyse Kehs, Frank Doyle, Lan Mai Tran, Nga Huang, Nga Thu Hoang, David Hughes, Phuong Hong Nguyen, Aulo Gelli, 2023, Journal of Nutrition on p. 2328-2338

Jiangtao Liu, David Hughes, Farshid Rahmani, Kathryn Lawson, Chaopeng Shen, 2023, Geoscientific Model Development on p. 1553-1567

Bianca Braga, Phuong Nguyen, Lan Tran, Nga Huong, Boateng Bannerman, Frank Doyle, Gloria Folson, Rohit Gangupantulu, Naureen Karachiwalla, Bastien Kolt, Peter McCloskey, Giordano Palloni, Trang Tran, Duong Tro'u'ng, David Hughes, Aulo Gelli, 2023, Current Developments in Nutrition

Chen Zhou, Victor Bucklew, Perry Edwards, Chenji Zhang, Jinkai Yang, Philip Ryan, David Hughes, Xinshun Qu, Zhiwen Liu, 2023, Applied Spectroscopy on p. 491-499

Computer vision-assisted dietary assessment in youth in urban Ghana: Validity against weighed records and comparison with 24-hour recalls

Aulo Gelli, Gloria Folson, Odiche Nwabuikwu, Boateng Bannerman, Gabriel Ador, Vicentia Atadze, Millicent Asante, Peter McCloskey, Doulo Sow, Phuong Nguyen, David Hughes, 2023,

Edward Amoah, Peter McCloskey, R Ouedraogo, John Chelal, Chelsea Akuleut, Binti Mwambumba, Brian Meli, Christabel Oyudi, Edna Kibwamga, Eunice Cleophas, Frederick Ochola, Catherine Wangiru, Kelvin Morang'a, Lyon Mushira, Maureen Maboke, Nancy Titus, Serah Oltimbao, Sheilah Odawa, David Hughes, 2023, bioRxiv

Bianca C. Braga, Alejandra Arrieta, Boateng Bannerman, Frank Doyle, Gloria Folson, Rohit Gangupantulu, Nga Thu Hoang, Phuong Nam Huynh, Bastien Koch, Peter McCloskey, Lan Mai Tran, Trang Huyen T. Tran, Duong Thuy T. Truong, Phuong H. Nguyen, David Hughes, Aulo Gelli, 2022, Frontiers in Digital Health

Bipana Paudel Timilsena, Saliou Niassy, Emily Kimathi, Elfatih M. Abdel-Rahman, Irmgard Seidl-Adams, Mark Wamalwa, Henri E.Z. Tonnang, Sunday Ekesi, David P. Hughes, Edwin G. Rajotte, Sevgan Subramanian, 2022, Scientific Reports

Most-Cited Papers

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

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

Deep adversarial networks for biomedical image segmentation utilizing unannotated images

Yizhe Zhang, Lin Yang, Jianxu Chen, Maridel Fredericksen, David P. Hughes, Danny Z. Chen, 2017, on p. 408-416

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

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

Diversity of Entomopathogenic Fungi. Which Groups Conquered the Insect Body?

J. P.M. Araújo, David Peter Hughes, 2016, on p. 1-39

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

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

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

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

News Articles Featuring David Hughes

Hughes named recipient of Kopp International Faculty Achievement Award

David Hughes, Dorothy Foehr Huck and J. Lloyd Huck Chair in Global Food Security and professor of entomology in the College of Agricultural Sciences and biology in the Eberly College of Science, is the recipient of the 2024 W. LaMarr Kopp International Faculty Achievement Award.

PlantVillage announces new initiative for child welfare

With a history of successful initiatives in climate change and food security, PlantVillage at Penn State is now extending its reach and influence to address another critical global issue: child welfare.

College of Ag Sciences student aspires to drive innovation in climate solutions

Katherine Chu has embraced the opportunities that the environmental resource management program provides to contribute to innovative solutions.

Xploration Awesome Planet: Ant Research

The unique ways we study ants and why

Seed grants fund research collaborations with minority-serving institutions

The first awardees of Penn State’s new Inter-Institutional Partnerships for Diversifying Research (IDPR) initiative have been selected, comprising a total of 16 collaborative projects that connect Penn State researchers with colleagues from minority-serving institutions (MSIs).

PlantVillage receives $4.96 million grant to combat crop loss in Africa

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is awarding a $4.96 million grant to Penn State's PlantVillage to help increase food production for smallholder farmers who face pests and disease of their crops across sub-Saharan Africa.

The Last of Us depicts a parasitic fungus evolving to control humans. Could a fungal pandemic happen in real life?

What if COVID-19 wasn't the disease to plunge the world into a pandemic? What if it was a parasitic fungus? One that, under the right conditions, can mutate, infect and kill humans?

Meet the Zombie Ant Fungus That Inspired HBO's 'The Last of Us'

If you haven't been hiding under a rock — and at the thought of this particular fungus, who wouldn't be? — you've probably seen or heard of the new HBO hit series "The Last of Us," an apocalyptic nightmare based on the 2013 video game of the same name.

The Real Zombie Fungus That Inspired HBO’s ‘The Last of Us’

Humans will probably never face a fungal apocalypse, but in the insect world, mind-controlling fungi can pose a serious threat

What scientists say about the real-life zombie fungi that inspired ‘The Last of Us’

The zombies are identifiable by the fungi bursting from their bodies: a thicket of spiky tendrils, a miniature garden of mushroom-like fruiting bodies. These fungal parasites act as puppeteers, commanding and positioning the zombies to infect entire communities.