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1991 …2019

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2019

Exploring the lower thermal limits for development of the human malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum

Waite, J. L., Suh, E., Lynch, P. A. & Thomas, M. B., Jun 1 2019, In : Biology Letters. 15, 6, 20190275.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Semi-field evaluation of the cumulative effects of a "lethal House Lure" on malaria mosquito mortality

Barreaux, A. M. G., Oumbouke, W. A., Tia, I. Z., Brou, NG., Koffi, A. A., N'Guessan, R. & Thomas, M. B., Aug 30 2019, In : Malaria journal. 18, 1, 298.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Sublethal effects of mixed fungal infections on the Moroccan locust, Dociostaurus maroccanus

Valverde-Garcia, P., Santiago-Álvarez, C., Thomas, M. B., Maranhao, E. A. A., Garrido-Jurado, I. & Quesada-Moraga, E., Feb 2019, In : Journal of invertebrate pathology. 161, p. 61-69 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Thermal biology of mosquito-borne disease

Mordecai, E. A., Caldwell, J. M., Grossman, M. K., Lippi, C. A., Johnson, L. R., Neira, M., Rohr, J. R., Ryan, S. J., Savage, V., Shocket, M. S., Sippy, R., Stewart Ibarra, A. M., Thomas, M. B. & Villena, O., Oct 1 2019, In : Ecology Letters. 22, 10, p. 1690-1708 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
10 Scopus citations
2018

Biological control of human disease vectors: a perspective on challenges and opportunities

Thomas, M. B., Feb 1 2018, In : BioControl. 63, 1, p. 61-69 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

13 Scopus citations

Comparative effects of temperature and thermoregulation on candidate strains of entomopathogenic fungi for Moroccan locust Dociostaurus maroccanus control

Valverde-Garcia, P., Santiago-Alvarez, C., Thomas, M. B., Garrido-Jurado, I. & Quesada-Moraga, E., Dec 15 2018, In : BioControl. 63, 6, p. 819-831 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Cryogenically preserved RBCs support gametocytogenesis of Plasmodium falciparum in vitro and gametogenesis in mosquitoes

Pathak, A. K., Shiau, J. C., Thomas, M. B. & Murdock, C. C., Dec 6 2018, In : Malaria journal. 17, 1, 2612.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Empirical and theoretical investigation into the potential impacts of insecticide resistance on the effectiveness of insecticide-treated bed nets

Glunt, K. D., Coetzee, M., Huijben, S., Koffi, A. A., Lynch, P. A., N'Guessan, R., Oumbouke, W. A., Sternberg, E. D. & Thomas, M. B., Apr 2018, In : Evolutionary Applications. 11, 4, p. 431-441 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Evaluating the impact of screening plus eave tubes on malaria transmission compared to current best practice in central Côte d'Ivoire: A two armed cluster randomized controlled trial

Sternberg, E. D., Cook, J., Ahoua Alou, L. P., Aoura, C. J., Assi, S. B., Doudou, D. T., Koffi, A. A., N'Guessan, R., Oumbouke, W. A., Smith, R. A., Worrall, E., Kleinschmidt, I. & Thomas, M. B., Jul 18 2018, In : BMC Public Health. 18, 1, 894.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Insights from agriculture for the management of insecticide resistance in disease vectors

Sternberg, E. D. & Thomas, M. B., Apr 2018, In : Evolutionary Applications. 11, 4, p. 404-414 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Integrating Models of Diffusion and Behavior to Predict Innovation Adoption, Maintenance, and Social Diffusion

Smith, R. A., Kim, Y., Zhu, X., Doudou, D. T., Sternberg, E. D. & Thomas, M. B., Mar 4 2018, In : Journal of Health Communication. 23, 3, p. 264-271 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Microclimate variables of the ambient environment deliver the actual estimates of the extrinsic incubation period of Plasmodium vivax and Plasmodium falciparum: A study from a malaria-endemic urban setting, Chennai in India

Thomas, S., Ravishankaran, S., Justin, N. A. J. A., Asokan, A., Kalsingh, T. M. J., Mathai, M. T., Valecha, N., Montgomery, J., Thomas, M. B. & Eapen, A., May 16 2018, In : Malaria journal. 17, 1, 201.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Rethinking the extrinsic incubation period of malaria parasites

Ohm, J. R., Baldini, F., Barreaux, P., Lefevre, T., Lynch, P. A., Suh, E., Whitehead, S. A. & Thomas, M. B., Mar 12 2018, In : Parasites and Vectors. 11, 1, 178.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

17 Scopus citations
2 Scopus citations

Semi-field studies to better understand the impact of eave tubes on mosquito mortality and behaviour

Barreaux, A. M. G., Brou, NG., Koffi, A. A., N'Guessan, R., Oumbouke, W. A., Tia, I. Z. & Thomas, M. B., Aug 22 2018, In : Malaria journal. 17, 1, 306.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
4 Scopus citations

Transmission traits of malaria parasites within the mosquito: Genetic variation, phenotypic plasticity, and consequences for control

Lefevre, T., Ohm, J., Dabiré, K. R., Cohuet, A., Choisy, M., Thomas, M. B. & Cator, L., Apr 2018, In : Evolutionary Applications. 11, 4, p. 456-469 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2017

Detecting the impact of temperature on transmission of Zika, dengue, and chikungunya using mechanistic models

Mordecai, E. A., Cohen, J. M., Evans, M. V., Gudapati, P., Johnson, L. R., Lippi, C. A., Miazgowicz, K., Murdock, C. C., Rohr, J. R., Ryan, S. J., Savage, V., Shocket, M. S., Stewart Ibarra, A., Thomas, M. B. & Weikel, D. P., Apr 27 2017, In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 11, 4, e0005568.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

101 Scopus citations

Increasing the potential for malaria elimination by targeting zoophilic vectors

Waite, J. L., Swain, S., Lynch, P. A., Sharma, S. K., Haque, M. A., Montgomery, J. & Thomas, M. B., Jan 16 2017, In : Scientific reports. 7, 40551.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Inoculating Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes with beads to induce and measure the melanization immune response

Barreaux, A. M. G., Barreaux, P., Thomas, M. B. & Koella, J. C., Jan 2 2017, In : Journal of Visualized Experiments. 2017, 119, e55013.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Priorities for Broadening the Malaria Vector Control Tool Kit

Barreaux, P., Barreaux, A. M. G., Sternberg, E. D., Suh, E., Waite, J. L., Whitehead, S. A. & Thomas, M. B., Oct 2017, In : Trends in Parasitology. 33, 10, p. 763-774 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

17 Scopus citations

Quantifying the effects of temperature on mosquito and parasite traits that determine the transmission potential of human malaria

Shapiro, L. L. M., Whitehead, S. A. & Thomas, M. B., Oct 16 2017, In : PLoS biology. 15, 10, e2003489.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

Resting and feeding preferences of Anopheles stephensi in an urban setting, perennial for malaria

Thomas, S., Ravishankaran, S., Justin, N. A. J. A., Asokan, A., Mathai, M. T., Valecha, N., Montgomery, J., Thomas, M. B. & Eapen, A., Mar 10 2017, In : Malaria journal. 16, 1, 111.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

The importance of temperature fluctuations in understanding mosquito population dynamics and malaria risk

Beck-Johnson, L. M., Nelson, W. A., Paaijmans, K. P., Read, A., Thomas, M. B. & Bjørnstad, O. N., Mar 8 2017, In : Royal Society Open Science. 4, 3, 160969.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations
2016

Eave tubes for malaria control in Africa: A modelling assessment of potential impact on transmission

Waite, J. L., Lynch, P. A. & Thomas, M. B., Sep 2 2016, In : Malaria journal. 15, 1, 449.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Eave tubes for malaria control in Africa: Initial development and semi-field evaluations in Tanzania Lucy Tusting, Jo Lines

Sternberg, E. D., Ng'Habi, K. R., Lyimo, I. N., Kessy, S. T., Farenhorst, M., Thomas, M. B., Knols, B. G. J. & Mnyone, L. L., Sep 1 2016, In : Malaria journal. 15, 1, 447.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

Eave tubes for malaria control in Africa: an introduction

Knols, B. G. J., Farenhorst, M., Andriessen, R., Snetselaar, J., Suer, R. A., Osinga, A. J., Knols, J. M. H., Deschietere, J., Ng’habi, K. R., Lyimo, I. N., Kessy, S. T., Mayagaya, V. S., Sperling, S., Cordel, M., Sternberg, E. D., Hartmann, P., Mnyone, L. L., Rose, A. & Thomas, M. B., Jan 1 2016, In : Malaria journal. 15, 1, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

23 Scopus citations

Fitness consequences of altered feeding behavior in immune-challenged mosquitoes

Ohm, J. R., Teeple, J., Nelson, W. A., Thomas, M. B., Read, A. F. & Cator, L. J., Feb 29 2016, In : Parasites and Vectors. 9, 1, 113.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Global threat to agriculture from invasive species

Paini, D. R., Sheppard, A. W., Cook, D. C., De Barro, P. J., Worner, S. P. & Thomas, M. B., Jul 5 2016, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 113, 27, p. 7575-7579 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

129 Scopus citations

Larval food quantity affects the capacity of adult mosquitoes to transmit human malaria

Shapiro, L. L. M., Murdock, C. C., Jacobs, G. R., Thomas, R. J. & Thomas, M. B., Jul 13 2016, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 283, 1834, 20160298.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Malaria transmission potential could be reduced with current and future climate change

Murdock, C. C., Sternberg, E. D. & Thomas, M. B., Jun 21 2016, In : Scientific reports. 6, 27771.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

Overhead tank is the potential breeding habitat of Anopheles stephensi in an urban transmission setting of Chennai, India

Thomas, S., Ravishankaran, S., Justin, J. A., Asokan, A., Mathai, M. T., Valecha, N., Thomas, M. B. & Eapen, A., May 11 2016, In : Malaria journal. 15, 1, 274.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
20 Scopus citations
2015

Climate, environmental and socio-economic change: Weighing up the balance in vector-borne disease transmission

Parham, P. E., Waldock, J., Christophides, G. K., Hemming, D., Agusto, F., Evans, K. J., Fefferman, N., Gaff, H., Gumel, A., Ladeau, S., Lenhart, S., Mickens, R. E., Naumova, E. N., Ostfeld, R. S., Ready, P. D., Thomas, M. B., Velasco-Hernandez, J. & Michael, E., Jan 1 2015, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 370, 1665, p. 1-17 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

81 Scopus citations

Entomological Monitoring and Evaluation: Diverse Transmission Settings of ICEMR Projects Will Require Local and Regional Malaria Elimination Strategies

Conn, J. E., Norris, D. E., Donnelly, M. J., Beebe, N. W., Burkot, T. R., Coulibaly, M. B., Chery, L., Eapen, A., Keven, J. B., Kilama, M., Kumar, A., Lindsay, S. W., Moreno, M., Quinones, M., Reimer, L. J., Russell, T. L., Smith, D. L., Thomas, M. B., Walker, E. D., Wilson, M. L. & 1 others, Yan, G., Sep 1 2015, In : The American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene. 93, 3, p. 28-41 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Immune response and insulin signalling alter mosquito feeding behaviour to enhance malaria transmission potential

Cator, L. J., Pietri, J. E., Murdock, C. C., Ohm, J. R., Lewis, E. E., Read, A. F., Luckhart, S. & Thomas, M. B., Jul 8 2015, In : Scientific reports. 5, 11947.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations
4 Scopus citations

Interactions between a fungal entomopathogen and malaria parasites within a mosquito vector

Heinig, R. L. & Thomas, M. B., Jan 1 2015, In : Malaria Journal. 14, 1, 22.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
8 Scopus citations

Potential for biocontrol of house flies, Musca domestica, using fungal biopesticides

Acharya, N., Rajotte, E. G., Jenkins, N. E. & Thomas, M. B., May 4 2015, In : Biocontrol Science and Technology. 25, 5, p. 513-524 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

The influence of diurnal temperature variation on degree-day accumulation and insect life history

Chen, S., Fleischer, S. J., Saunders, M. C. & Thomas, M. B., Mar 19 2015, In : PloS one. 10, 3, e0120772.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

The potential for fungal biopesticides to reduce malaria transmission under diverse environmental conditions

Heinig, R. L., Paaijmans, K. P., Hancock, P. A. & Thomas, M. B., Dec 1 2015, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 52, 6, p. 1558-1566 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations
2014

Alterations in mosquito behaviour by malaria parasites: Potential impact on force of infection

Cator, L. J., Lynch, P. A., Thomas, M. B. & Read, A. F., May 1 2014, In : Malaria journal. 13, 1, 164.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

31 Scopus citations

Ambient temperature and dietary supplementation interact to shape mosquito vector competence for malaria

Murdock, C. C., Blanford, S., Luckhart, S. & Thomas, M. B., Aug 2014, In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 67, p. 37-44 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Capacity of mosquitoes to transmit malaria depends on larval environment

Moller-Jacobs, L. L., Murdock, C. C. & Thomas, M. B., Jan 1 2014, In : Parasites and Vectors. 7, 1, 593.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 Scopus citations

Downscaling reveals diverse effects of anthropogenic climate warming on the potential for local environments to support malaria transmission

Paaijmans, K. P., Blanford, J. I., Crane, R. G., Mann, M. E., Ning, L., Schreiber, K. V. & Thomas, M. B., Aug 2014, In : Climatic Change. 125, 3-4, p. 479-488 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Environmental temperatures significantly change the impact of insecticides measured using WHOPES protocols

Glunt, K. D., Paaijmans, K. P., Read, A. F. & Thomas, M. B., Sep 3 2014, In : Malaria journal. 13, 1, 350.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Evaluating the efficacy of biological and conventional insecticides with the new 'MCD bottle' bioassay

Sternberg, E. D., Waite, J. L. & Thomas, M. B., 2014, In : Malaria journal. 13, 1, 499.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Local adaptation to temperature and the implications for vector-borne diseases

Sternberg, E. D. & Thomas, M. B., Mar 1 2014, In : Trends in Parasitology. 30, 3, p. 115-122 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

57 Scopus citations

Malaria mosquitoes host-locate and feed upon caterpillars

George, J., Blanford, S., Thomas, M. B. & Baker, T. C., Nov 5 2014, In : PloS one. 9, 11, e108894.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations