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Dr Rod Dillon

Senior Lecturer

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  1. 2014
  2. Published

    Colonisation resistance in the sand fly gut: Leishmania protects Lutzomyia longipalpis from bacterial infection

    Sant'Anna, M. R. V., Diaz-Albiter, H., Aguiar-Martins, K., Al Salem, W. S., Cavalcante, R. R., Dillon, V. M., Bates, P. A., Genta, F. A. & Dillon, R. J. 23/07/2014 In : Parasites & Vectors. 7, 1, 10 p.329

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  3. Published

    Imaginative labour and relationships of care: co-designing prototypes with vulnerable communities

    Southern, J., Ellis, R., Ferrario, M. A., McNally, R., Dillon, R., Simm, W. & Whittle, J. 05/2014 In : Technological Forecasting and Social Change. 84, p. 131-142 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  4. Published

    Imaginative labour and relationships of care: co-designing prototypes with vulnerable communities

    Southern, J., Ellis, R., Ferrario, M. A., McNally, R., Dillon, R., Simm, W. & Whittle, J. 05/2014 In : Technological Forecasting and Social Change. 84, p. 131-142 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  5. 2013
  6. Published

    The characterization of the Phlebotomus papatasi transcriptome

    Bates, P. A. , Dillon, R. & 22 others Abrudan, J., Ramalho-Ortigão, M., O'Neil, S., Stayback, G., Wadsworth, M., Bernard, M., Shoue, D., Emrich, S., Lawyer, P., Kamhawi, S., Rowton, E. D., Lehane, M. J., Valenzeula, J. G., Tomlinson, C., Appelbaum, E., Moeller, D., Thiesing, B., Clifton, S., Lobo, N. F., Wilson, R. K., Collins, F. H. & McDowell, M. A. 7/02/2013 In : Insect Molecular Biology. 22, 2, p. 211-232 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  7. Published

    Bacterial feeding, leishmania infection and distinct infection routes induce differential defensin expression in Lutzomyialongipalpis

    Telleria, E. L., Sant'anna, M. R. V., Alkurbi, M. O., Pitaluga, A. N., Dillon, R. J. & Traub-Csekö, Y. M. 11/01/2013 In : Parasites & Vectors. 6, 1, 8 p.12

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  8. Published

    Co-designing with and for chaotic lives: #patchworks, a catalyst case study

    Simm, W., Southern, J., Ferrario, M. A., Dillon, R. & Whittle, J. 2013 Designing for and with Vulnerable People Workshop, CHI2013 ACM, Paris, France. p. 1-6 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsConference contribution

  9. Published

    Patchworks: citizen-led innovation for chaotic lives

    Southern, J., Dillon, R., Potts, R., Morrell, D., Ferrario, M. A., Simm, W., Ellis, R. & Whittle, J. 2013 CHI EA '13 CHI '13 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems. New York: ACM, p. 2871-2872 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/ProceedingsPaper

  10. 2012
  11. Published

    Caspar-like gene depletion reduces Leishmania infection in sand fly host Lutzomyia longipalpis

    Telleria, E. L., Sant'Anna, M. R. V., Ortigão-Farias, J. R., Pitaluga, A. N., Dillon, V. M., Bates, P. A., Traub-Csekö, Y. M. & Dillon, R. J. 13/04/2012 In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 287, 16, p. 12985-12993 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  12. Published

    Investigation of the bacterial communities associated with females of Lutzomyia sand fly species from South America

    Sant'anna, M. R. V., Darby, A. C., Brazil, R. P., Montoya-Lerma, J., Dillon, V. M., Bates, P. A. & Dillon, R. J. 2012 In : PloS ONE. 7, 8, p. e42531 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  13. Published

    Reactive Oxygen Species-mediated Immunity against Leishmania mexicana and Serratia marcescens in the Phlebotomine Sand Fly Lutzomyia longipalpis

    Diaz-Albiter, H., Sant'anna, M. R. V., Genta, F. A. & Dillon, R. J. 2012 In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 287, 28, p. 23995-24003 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  14. 2011
  15. Published

    Reactive oxygen species scavenging by catalase is important for female lutzomyia longipalpis fecundity and mortality

    Diaz-Albiter, H., Mitford, R., Genta, F. A., Sant'Anna, M. R. V. & Dillon, R. J. 9/03/2011 In : PLoS ONE. 6, 3, 9 p.e17486

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  16. 2010
  17. Published

    Stage-specific adhesion of Leishmania promastigotes to sand fly midguts assessed using an improved comparative binding assay

    Wilson, R., Bates, M. D., Dostalova, A., Jecna, L., Dillon, R. J., Volf, P. & Bates, P. A. 09/2010 In : PLoS neglected tropical diseases. 4, 9, e816

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  18. Published

    Chicken blood provides a suitable meal for the sand fly Lutzomyia longipalpis and does not inhibit Leishmania development in the gut

    Sant'anna, M. R., Nascimento, A., Alexander, B., Dilger, E., Cavalcante, R. R., Diaz-Albiter, H. M., Bates, P. A. & Dillon, R. J. 11/01/2010 In : Parasites & Vectors. 3, 3, 3

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  19. Published

    Diversity of gut microbiota increases with aging and starvation in the desert locust

    Dillon, R. J., Webster, G., Weightman, A. J. & Charnley, A. K. 01/2010 In : Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. 97, 1, p. 69-77 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  20. 2009
  21. Published

    Inhibition of trypsin expression in Lutzomyia longipalpis using RNAi enhances the survival of Leishmania

    Sant'anna, M. R., Diaz-Albiter, H., Mubaraki, M., Dillon, R. J. & Bates, P. A. 9/12/2009 In : Parasites & Vectors. 2, 10 p.62

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  22. Published

    Proteophosophoglycans regurgitated by Leishmania-infected sand flies target the L-arginine metabolism of host macrophages to promote parasite survival

    Rogers, M., Kropf, P., Choi, B-S., Dillon, R., Podinovskaia, M., Bates, P. & Müller, I. 21/08/2009 In : PLoS pathogens. 5, 8, e1000555

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  23. 2008
  24. Published

    Gene silencing in phlebotomine sand flies: Xanthine dehydrogenase knock down by dsRNA microinjections

    Sant'Anna, M. R., Alexander, B., Bates, P. A. & Dillon, R. J. 06/2008 In : Insect biochemistry and molecular biology. 38, 6, p. 652-660 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  25. Published

    Composition of Acridid gut bacterial communities as revealed by 16S rRNA gene analysis

    Dillon, R. J., Webster, G., Weightman, A. J., Dillon, V. M., Blanford, S. & Charnley, A. K. 03/2008 In : Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 97, 3, p. 265-272 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  26. Published

    Blood meal identification and parasite detection in laboratory-fed and field-captured Lutzomyia longipalpis by PCR using FTA databasing paper

    Sant'Anna, M. R. V., Jones, N. G., Hindley, J. A., Mendes-Sousa, A. F., Dillon, R. J., Cavalcante, R. R., Alexander, B. & Bates, P. A. 2008 In : Acta Tropica. 107, 3, p. 230-237 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  27. 2006
  28. Published

    Analysis of ESTs from Lutzomyia longipalpis sand flies and their contribution toward understanding the insect-parasite relationship

    Dillon, R. J., Ivens, A. C., Churcher, C., Holroyd, N., Quail, M. A., Rogers, M. E., Soares, M. B., Bonaldo, M. F., Casavant, T. L., Lehane, M. J. & Bates, P. A. 12/2006 In : Genomics. 88, 6, p. 831-840 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  29. Published

    Potential role for gut microbiota in cell wall digestion and glucoside detoxification in Tenebrio molitor larvae

    Genta, F. A., Dillon, R. J., Terra, W. R. & Ferreira, C. 06/2006 In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 52, 6, p. 593-601 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  30. 2005
  31. Published

    Diversity of locust gut bacteria protects against pathogen invasion

    Dillon, R. J., Vennard, C. T., Buckling, A. & Charnley, A. K. 12/2005 In : Ecology Letters. 8, 12, p. 1291-1298 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  32. 2004
  33. Published

    Ocurrence of the antibiotic producing bacterium Burkholderia sp in colonies of the leaf-cutting ant Atta sexdens rubropilosa

    Santos, A. V., Dillon, R. J., Dillon, V. M., Reynolds, S. E. & Samuels, R. I. 15/10/2004 In : FEMS Microbiology Letters. 239, 2, p. 319-323 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  34. Published

    The gut bacteria of insects: nonpathogenic interactions

    Dillon, V. M. & Dillon, R. 2004 In : Annual Review of Entomology. 49, p. 71-92 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalScientific review

  35. 2003
  36. Published

    Eicosanoid involvement in the regulation of behavioral fever in the desert locust, Schistocerca gregaria

    Bundey, S., Raymond, S., Dean, P., Roberts, S. K., Dillon, R. J. & Charnley, A. K. 04/2003 In : Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology. 52, 4, p. 183-192 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  37. 2002
  38. Published

    A note: gut bacteria produce components of a locust cohesion pheromone

    Dillon, R. J., Vennard, C. T. & Charnley, A. K. 04/2002 In : Journal of Applied Microbiology. 92, 4, p. 759-763 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  39. 2000
  40. Published

    Pheromones: exploitation of gut bacteria in the locust

    Dillon, R. J., Vennard, C. T. & Charnley, A. K. 24/02/2000 In : Nature. 403, 6772, p. 851-851 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  41. 1999
  42. Published

    Detection of Leishmania lipophosphoglycan binding proteins in the gut of the sandfly vector

    Dillon, R. J. & Lane, R. P. 01/1999 In : Parasitology. 118, 1, p. 27-32 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  43. 1998
  44. Published

    Effects of the juvenile hormone mimic pyriproxyfen on egg development, embryogenesis, larval development, and metamorphosis in the desert locust Schistocerca gregaria (Orthoptera : Acrididae)

    Vennard, C., Nguama, B., Dillon, R. J., Oouchi, H. & Charnley, A. K. 02/1998 In : Journal of economic entomology. 91, 1, p. 41-49 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  45. 1997
  46. Published

    Carbohydrate digestion in sandflies: alpha-glucosidase activity in the midgut of Phlebotomus langeroni

    Dillon, R. J. & ElKordy, E. 01/1997 In : Comparative biochemistry and physiology b-Biochemistry & molecular biology. 116, 1, p. 35-40 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  47. 1996
  48. Published

    The prevalence of a microbiota in the digestive tract of Phlebotomus papatasi

    Dillon, R. J., ElKordy, E., Shehata, M. & Lane, R. P. 12/1996 In : Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology. 90, 6, p. 669-673 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  49. Published

    Colonization of the guts of germ-free desert locusts, Schistocerca gregaria, by the bacterium Pantoea agglomerans

    Dillon, R. J. & Charnley, A. K. 01/1996 In : Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 67, 1, p. 11-14 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  50. 1995
  51. Published

    Chemical Barriers to Gut Infection in the Desert Locust: In Vivo Production of Antimicrobial Phenols Associated with the Bacterium Pantoea agglomerans

    Dillon, R. J. & Charnley, A. K. 07/1995 In : Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 66, 1, p. 72-75 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  52. 1993
  53. Published

    Bloodmeal digestion in the midgut of Phlebotomus papatasi and Phlebotomus langeroni

    Dillon, R. J. & Lane, R. P. 07/1993 In : Medical and veterinary entomology. 7, 3, p. 225-232 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  54. Published

    Influence of Leishmania infection on blood-meal digestion in the sandfliesPhlebotomus papatasi andP. langeroni

    Dillon, R. J. & Lane, R. P. 06/1993 In : Parasitology research. 79, 6, p. 492-496 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  55. 1990
  56. Published

    Initiation of germination in conidia of the entomopathogenic fungus, Metarhizium anisopliae

    Dillon, R. J. & Charnley, A. K. 04/1990 In : Mycological Research. 94, 3, p. 299-304 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  57. 1989
  58. Published

    Influence of accelerated germination of conidia on the pathogenicity of Metarhizium anisopliae for Manduca sexta

    Hassan, A. E. M., Dillon, R. J. & Charnley, A. K. 09/1989 In : Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 54, 2, p. 277-279 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  59. 1988
  60. Published

    Inhibition of Metarhizium anisopliae by the gut bacterial flora of the desert locust: characterisation of antifungal toxins

    Dillon, R. J. & Charnley, A. K. 09/1988 In : Canadian journal of microbiology. 34, 9, p. 1075-1082 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  61. 1986
  62. Published

    CONTRIBUTION OF THE GUT BACTERIAL-FLORA TO THE PHYSIOLOGY OF THE DESERT LOCUST, SCHISTOCERCA-GREGARIA

    Dillon, R. J., Charnley, A. K. & Hunt, J. 12/1986 In : Journal of Applied Bacteriology. 61, 6, p. R14-R14 1 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalMeeting abstract

  63. Published

    Invasion of the pathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae through the guts of germfree desert locusts, Schistocerca gregaria

    Dillon, R. J. & Charnley, A. K. 10/1986 In : Mycopathologia. 96, 1, p. 59-66 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  64. Published

    Inhibition of Metarhizium anisopliae by the gut bacterial flora of the desert locust, Schistocerca gregaria: Evidence for an antifungal toxin

    Dillon, R. J. & Charnley, A. K. 05/1986 In : Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 47, 3, p. 350-360 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  65. 1985
  66. Published

    A technique for accelerating and synchronising germination of conidia of the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae

    Dillon, R. J. & Charnley, A. K. 07/1985 In : Archives of Microbiology. 142, 2, p. 204-206 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  67. Published

    The germ-free culture of desert locusts, Schistocerca gregaria

    Charnley, A. K., Hunt, J. & Dillon, R. J. 1985 In : Journal of Insect Physiology. 31, 6, p. 477-485 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

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