Dr. Dillman’s Google Scholar bibliography can be found here.
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PODCAST: Schulzke Mike. “Sheer Delight in Indestructible Microscopic Worms.” Constant Wonder, BYU Radio, S8 E1, 8 May 2024.

63. Baniya A., Goldy C.J., Ardpairin J., Achi P., Chang Y.W., Adrianza R.C.,  Vitta A., & Dillman A.R. 2024. Canine schistosomiasis in the West coast: Heterobilharzia americana in two natural intermediate hosts found in teh Colorado River, Califnoria.  Pathogens 2024, 13, 245.

62. Baniya A., Subkrasae C., Anesko K., Vitta A., & Dillman A.R. Steinernema adamsi n. sp. (Rhabditida: Steinernematidae), a new entomopathogenic nematode from Thailand. Journal of Parasitology 110(1): 22-39.

PODCAST: Rogers, Eric. “Living Worm Found in Woman’s Brain – and What it has to do with Your Diet.” Something Offbeat, KRLD 1080, 30 Oct. 2023.

61. Ferguson A.A., Inclan-Rico J.M., Lu D., Bobardt S.D., Hung LY, Gouil Q., Baker L., Ritchie M.E., Jex A.R., Schwarz E.M., Rossi H.L., Nair M.G., Dillman A.R., & Herbert D.R. Hookworms dynamically respond to loss of Type 2 immune pressure. PLoS Pathogens 19(12): e1011797.

60. Baniya A, Ngov J, Anesko K, & Dillman AR. 2023. First report of Tarantula-parasitic nematode Tarantobelus jeffdanielsi from Los Angeles, California. microPublication Biology. 10.17912/micropub.biology.000825.

59.*Parks S.C., *Okakpu O.K., Azizpor P., Nguyen S., Martinez-Beltran S., Claudio I., Anesko K., Bhatia A., Dhillon H., & Dillman A.R. 2023. Parasitic nematode secreted phospholipase A2 suppresses cellular and humoral immunity by targeting hemocytes in Drosophila melanogaster. Frontiers in Immunology 14:1122451.

58. Bhat C.G., Somvanshi V.S., Budhwar R., Godwin J., Dillman A.R., & Rao U. 2022. RNA-sequencing of Heterorhabditis nematodes to identify factors involved in symbiosis with Photorhabdus bacteria. BMC Genomics 23:741.

57. Lima A.K., Dhillon H., & Dillman A.R. 2022. ShK-domain-containing protein from a parasitic nematode modulates Drosophila melanogaster immunity.  Pathogens 11(10):1094.

56. Xue X., Adams B.J., & Dillman A.R. 2022. A draft mitogenome of Plectus murrayi. Journal of Nematology 54(1): 20220035.

55- Schurkman J., De Ley, I.T., & Dillman A.R. 2022. Size and dose dependence of Phasmarhabditis isolates (P hermaphrodita, P. californica, P. papillosa) on the mortality of invasive white garden snails. PLoS One 17(7):e0270185.

54- Schurkman J., De Ley, I.T., & Dillman A.R. 2022. Lethality of three Phasmarhabditis spp. (P. hermaphrodita, P. californica, and P. papillosa) to Succinea snails. Agriculture 12:837.

53- *Schurkman J., *Liu R., Alavi S., De Ley I.T., *Hsiao A., & *Dillman A.R. The native microbial community of gastropod-associated Phasmarhabditis species across central and southern California. Frontiers in Microbiology 13:903136.

52- Schurkman J., De Ley I.T., Anesko K., Paine T., Mc Donnell R., & Dillman A.R. Distribution of Phasmarhabditis (Nematode: Rhabditidae) and their gastropod hosts in California plant nurseries and garden centers. Frontiers in Plant Science 13:856863.

51- Parks S.C., Nguyen S., Boulanger M.J., & Dillman A.R. 2022. The FAR protein family of parasitic nematodes. PLoS Pathogens 18(4):e1010424. 

50- Okakpu O.K. & Dillman A.R. 2022. Review of the role of nematode excretory/secretory proteins in host immunomodulation: Assessing the need for model systems. Journal of Parasitology 108(2):199-208.

49- Fodor A., Clarke D.J., Dillman A.R., Tarasco E., & Hazir H. 2022. Editorial: New antimicrobial peptides from bacteria/invertebrate obligate symbiotic associations. Frontiers in Microbiology 13:862198. 10.3389/fmicb.2022.862198.

48- *Schurkman J., *Anesko K., Abolafia J., De Ley, I.T., & Dillman A.R. 2022. Tarantobelus jeffdanielsi n. sp. (Panagrolaimomorpha; Panagrolaimidae), a nematode parasite of tarantulas. Journal of Parasitology, 108(1):30-43.

47- Schurkman J., Dodge C., Mc Donnell R., De Ley, I.T., & Dillman A.R. 2022. Lethality of Phasmarhabditis spp. (P. hermaphrodita, P. californica, and P. papillosa) nematodes to the grey field slug Deroceras reticulatum on Canna lilies in a lath house. Agronomy, 12(1):20.

46- Parks S., Nguyen S., Nasrolahi S., Bhat C., Juncaj D., Lu D., Ramaswamy R., Dhillon H., Fujiwara H., Buchman A., Akbari O.S., Yamanaka N.,  Boulanger M.J.,  & Dillman A.R. 2021. Parasitic nematode fatty acid- and retinol-binding proteins compromise host immunity by interfering with host lipid signaling pathways. PLoS Pathogens 17(10): e1010027. <pdf>

45- Dillman A.R., Korff W., Dickinson M., & Sternberg P.W. 2021. Steinernema carpocapsae jumps with greater velocity and acceleration than previously reported. microPublication Biology 10.17912/micropub.biology.000435. <pdf>

44- Schurkman J. & Dillman A.R. 2021. Gastropod-entomopathogenic nematode interactions. Journal of Nematology 53: e2021-61. 10.21307/jofnem-2021-061. <pdf>

43- Xue X., Suvorov A., Fujimoto S., Dillman A.R., & Adams B.J. 2020. Genome analysis of Plecus murrayi, a nematode from continental Antarctica. G3 10.1093/g3journal/jkaa045. <pdf>

42- Bobardt S.D., Dillman A.R., & Nair M.G. 2020. The two faces of nematode infection: Virulence and immunomodulatory molecules from nematode parasites of mammals, insects, and plants. Frontiers in Microbiology 11:577846. <pdf>

41- Chang D., Serra L., Lu D., Mortazavi A., & Dillman A.R. 2020. A revised adaptation of the Smart-Seq2 protocol for single-nematode RNA-seq. In: Jin H., Kaloshian I. (eds) RNA Abundance Analysis. Methods in Molecular Biology, vol 2170. Humana, New York, NY. <pdf>

40- Baiocchi T., Anesko K., Mercado N., Park H., Kin K., Strickhouser-Monzon B., Robles P., Bowman C., Wang H., Sternberg P.W., & Dillman A.R. 2020. Signaling by AWC olfactory neurons is necessary for C. elegans’ response to prenol, an odor associated with nematode-infected insects. GENETICS 10.1534/genetics.120.303280. <pdf>

39- *Baiocchi T., *Li C., & Dillman A.R. 2020. EPNs exhibit repulsion to prenol in pluronic gel assaysInsects 11(8), 457. <pdf>

38- *De Ley I.T., *Schurkman J., Wilen C., & Dillman A.R. 2020. Mortality of the invasive white garden snail Theba pisana exposed to three US isolates of Phasmarhabditis spp (P. hermaphrodita, P. californica, and P. papillosa)PLoS One 15(1): e0228244. <pdf>

37- *Baiocchi T., *Braun L., & Dillman A.R. 2019. Touch-stimulation increases host-seeking behavior in Steinernema carpocapsaeJournal of Nematology 51:1-5. <pdf>

36- *Zhang K., *Baiocchi T., Anesko K., Lu D., Chang D.Z., & Dillman A.R. 2019. Differentiating between scavengers and entomopathogenic nematodes: Which is Oscheius chongmingensis? Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 167:107246. <pdf>

35- *Kin K., *Baiocchi T.,  & Dillman A.R.. 2019. Dispersal and repulsion of entomopathogenic nematodes to prenolBiology 8(3): 58. <pdf>

34- Chang D.Z., Serra L., Lu D., Mortazavi A,  & Dillman A.R.. 2019. A core set of venom proteins is released by entomopathogenic nematodes in the genus SteinernemaPLoS Pathogens 15(5): e1007626. <pdf>

33- *Aryal S.K., *Lu D., Le K., Allison L., Gerke C., & Dillman A.R.. 2019. Sand crickets (Gryllus firmus) havelow susceptibility to entomopathogenic nematodes and their pathogenic bacteriaJournal of Invertebrate Pathology 2019: 10.1016/j.jip.2018.12.002. <pdf>

32- *Batugedara H.M., *Argueta D., Jang J.C., Lu D., Macchietto M., Jaspreet K., Ge S., Lo D.D., Dillman A.R., *DiPatrizio N.V., & *Nair M.G. 2018. Host and helminth-derived endocannabinoids are generated during infection with effects on host immunityInfection and Immunity 2018: 10.1128/IAI.00441-18 . <pdf>

31- Batugedara H.M., Li J., Chen G., Lu D., Patel J.J., Jang J.C., Radecki K.C., Burr A.C., Lo D.D., Dillman A.R., & Nair M.G. 2018. Hematopoietic cell-derived RELMα regulates hookworm immunity through effects on macrophages. Journal of Leukocyte Biology 2018: 1-15 . <pdf>

30- Alonso V., Nasrolahi S., & Dillman A.R. 2018. Host-specific activation of entomopathogenic nematode infective juveniles. Insects 9. 59. <pdf>

29- Serra S., Chang D.Z., Macchietto M., Williams K., Murad R., Lu D., *Dillman A.R., & *Mortazavi A. 2018. Adapting the Smart-seq2 protocol for robust single worm RNA-seq. Bio-protocol 8(4): e2729. <pdf>

28- Kim I.-H., Aryal S.K., Aghai D.T., Casanova-Torres A.M., Hillman K., Kozuch M.P., Mans E.J., Mauer T.J., Ogier J.-C., Ensign J.C., Gaudriault S., Goodman W.G., Goodrich-Blair H., & Dillman A.R. 2017. The insect pathogenic bacterium Xenorhabdus innexi has attenuated virulence in multiple insect model hosts yet encodes a potent mosquitocidal toxinBMC Genomics 18:927. <pdf>

27- Aryal S.K., Carter-House D., Stajich J.E., & Dillman A.R. 2017. Microbial associates of Scapteriscus borellii mole crickets are highly pathogenicJournal of Invertebrate Pathology 150:54-62. <pdf>

26- Baiocchi T., Abd-Elgawad M.M.M., & Dillman A.R. 2017. Genetic improvement of entomopathogenic nematodes for enhanced biological control. In Biocontrol Agents: Entomopathogenic and Slug Parasitic Nematodes, eds, M.M.M. Abd-Elgawad, T.H. Askary, and J. Coupland. CABI, pp 505-517. <pdf>

25- Baiocchi T., Lee G., Choe D.-H., & Dillman A.R. 2017. Host seeking parasitic nematodes use specific odors to assess host resourcesScientific Reports 7:6270. <pdf>

24- Lu D., Macchietto M., Chang D., Barros M.M., Baldwin J., Mortazavi A., & Dillman A.R. 2017.  Activated entomopathogenic nematode infective juveniles release lethal venom proteins. PLoS Pathogens 13(4): e1006302. <pdf>

23- *Lu D., *Sepulveda C., & Dillman A.R. 2017. Infective juveniles of the entomopathogenic nematode Steiernema scapterisci are preferentially activated by cricket tissuePloS One 12(1): e0169410. <pdf>

22- Lee J.H., Dillman A.R., & Hallem E.A. 2016. Temperature-dependent changes in the host-seeking behaviors of parasitic nematodes. BMC Biology 14:36. <pdf>

21- Lu D., Baiocchi T., & Dillman A.R. 2016. Genomics of entomopathogenic nematodes and implications for pest control. Trends in Parasitology 32(8):588-598. <pdf>

20- Baiocchi T. & Dillman A.R. 2015. Chemotaxis and jumping assays in nematodes. Bio-protocol 5(18): e1587. <pdf>

19- Dillman A.R. & Schneider D.S. 2015. Defining resistance and tolerance to cancer. Cell Reports 13: 884-887. <pdf>

18- *Dillman A.R., *Macchietto M., Finlinson C.F., Rogers A., Williams B., Antoshechkin I., Lee M.-M., Goodwin Z., Lu X., Lewis E.E., Goodrich-Blair H., Stock S.P., Adams B.J., Mortazavi A., & Sternberg P.W. 2015. Comparative genomics of Steinernema reveals deeply conserved gene regulatory networks. Genome Biology 16:200. <pdf>

Dillman lab formed in 2015. All earlier work was performed during Dr. Dillman’s training.

17- Veesenmeyer J.L., Andersen A.W., Lu X., Hussa E.A., Murfin K.E., Chaston J.M., Dillman A.R.,                      Wassarman K.M., Sternberg P.W., & Goodrich-Blair H. 2014. NilD CRISPR RNA contributes to                    Xenorhabdus nematophila colonization of symbiotic host nematodes. Molecular Microbiology                                93(5):1026-1042. <pdf>

16- Dillman A.R., Cronin C.J., Tang J., Gray D.A. & Sternberg P.W. 2014. A modified mole cricket lure and        description of Scapteriscus borellii (Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae) range expansion and calling song in            California. Environmental Entomology 43(1):146-156. <pdf>

15- Sapir A., Dillman A.R., Connon S.A., Grupe B., Ingels, J., Mundo-Ocampo M., Levin L., Baldwin J.G.,         Orphan V.J., & Sternberg P.W. 2014. Microsporidia-nematode associations in methane seeps reveal           basal fungal parasitism in the deep sea. Frontiers in Microbiology 5:43. <pdf>

14- *Srinivasan J., *Dillman A.R., Mortazavi A., Antoshechkin I., Wong G. & Sternberg P.W. 2013. The              genome and transcriptome of Panagrellus redivivus are shaped by the harsh demands of a free-living        lifestyle. Genetics 193:1279-1295. <pdf>

13- *Dillman A.R, *Minor P.J., & Sternberg P.W. Origin and evolution of dishevelled. 2013. G3 3(2):251-            262. <pdf>

12- Dillman A.R., Guillermin M., Lee J., Kim B., Sternberg P.W., & Hallem E.A. 2012. Olfaction shapes              host-parasite interactions in insect-parasitic nematodes. PNAS 109(35):E2324-E2333. <pdf>

11- Murfin K.E., Dillman A.R., Foster J.M., Bulgheresi S., Slatko B.E., Sternberg P.W., & Goodrich-Blair H.       2012. Nematode-bacterium symbioses – Cooperation and conflict revealed in the ‘omics’ age.                   Biological Bulletin 223(1):85-102. <pdf>

10- Dillman A.R., Mortazavi A., & Sternberg P.W. 2012. Incorporating genomics into the toolkit of                    nematology. Journal of Nematology 44(2):191-205. <pdf>

9- Dillman A.R. & Sternberg P.W. 2012. Entomopathogenic nematodes. Current Biology 22(11): R430-           R431. <pdf>

8- Dillman A.R., Chaston J.M., Adams B.J., Ciche T.A., Goodrich-Blair H., Stock S.P., & Sternberg P.W.            2012. An entomopathogenic nematode by any other name. PLoS Pathogens 8(3): e1002527. <pdf>

7- *Chaston J.M., *Dillman A.R., Shapiro-Ilan D.I., Bilgrami A., Gaugler R., Hopper K.R., & Adams B.J.          2011. Outcrossing and crossbreeding recovers deteriorated traits in laboratory cultured Steinernema              carpocapsae nematodes. International Journal of Parasitology 41(7):801-809. <pdf>

6- *Hallem E.A., *Dillman A.R., Hong A.V., Zhang Y., Yano J.M., DeMarco S.F., & Sternberg P.W.                 2011. A sensory code for host seeking in parasitic nematodes. Current Biology 21(5):377-383. <pdf>

5- Adhikari B.N., Lin C.Y., Bai X., Ciche T.A., Grewal P.S., Dillman A.R., Chaston J.M., Shapiro-Ilan D.I.,        Bilgrami A.L., Gaugler R., Sternberg P.W., & Adams B.J. 2009. Transcriptional profiling of trait                   deterioration in the insect pathogenic nematode Heterorhabditis bacteriophora. BMC Genomics 10:609.          <pdf>

4- Adams B.J., Dillman A.R., & Finlinson C. 2009. Molecular taxonomy and phylogeny. In Root-knot                  Nematodes, eds. R. Perry, M. Moens, and J. Starr. CABI, pp 119-137. <pdf>

3- Bliss T J, Dillman A.R., Russell R., Anderson M.K., Yourick D., Jett M., & Adams B.J. 2007.                            Nematodes: Model organisms in high school biology. The Science Teacher 74 (7):34-40. <pdf>

2- Adams B. J., Wall D.H., Gozel U., Dillman A.R., Chaston J.M., & Hogg I.D. 2007. The southernmost             worm, Scottnema lindsayae (Nematoda): diversity, dispersal and ecological stability. Polar Biology               30(7):809-815. <pdf>

1- Adams B.J., Peat S.M., & Dillman A.R. 2007. Phylogeny and Evolution. In Nematology Monographs &               Perspectives 5, eds. K.B. Nguyen and D.J. Hunt. Brill, Leiden, The Netherlands, pp 693-733. <pdf>