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Publications

  • Lewis, S., L. Dyal, C. Hilburn, S. Weitz, W. Liau, C. LaMunyon and D. Denver. 2009. Molecular evolution in Panagrolaimus nematodes. BMC Evolutionary Biology 9: 15.

  • Gosney, R., W. Liau and C. LaMunyon. 2008. novel function for the presenilin family member spe-4. BMC Developmental Biology 8: 1-14.

  • LaMunyon, C., O. Bouban and A. Cutter. 2007. Postcopulatory Sexual Selection Reduces Genetic Diversity in Experimental Populations of Caenorhabditis elegans. Journal of Heredity 98: 67-72.

  • Jong, A., C. Wu, H. Chen, F. Luo, K. Kwon-Chung, Y. Chang, C. Lamunyon and S. Huang. 2007. Identification and characterization of CPS1 as a hyaluronic acid synthase contributing to the pathogenesis of Cryptococcus neoformans infection. Eukaryotic Cell 6: 1486-96.

  • Liau, W., A. Gonzalez-Serricchio, C. Deshommes, K. Chin and C. LaMunyon. 2007. persistent mitochondrial deletion reduces fitness and sperm performance in heteroplasmic populations of C. elegans. BMC Genetics 8: 1-11.

  • Curril, I. and C. LaMunyon. 2006. Sperm storage and arrangement within females of the arctiid moth Utetheisa ornatrix. Journal of Insect Physiology 52: 1182-1188.

  • Shackelford, T.K., N. Pound, A.T. Goetz and C.W. LaMunyon. 2005. Human sperm competition and the far-reaching consequences of female infidelity. In A Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology., edited by D. Buss. Hoboken, NJ: J. Wiley & Sons.

  • Goetz, A., T. Shackelford, V. Weekes-Shackelford, H. Euler, S. Hoier, D. Schmitt and C. LaMunyon. 2005. Mate retention, semen displacement, and human sperm competition. Personality & Individual Differences 38: 749-763.

  • Shackelford, T., A. Goetz, C. LaMunyon, B. Quintus and V. Weekes-Shackelford. 2004. Sex Differences in Sexual Psychology Produce Sex-Similar Preferences for a Short-Term Mate. Archives of Sexual Behavior 33: 405-412.

  • Bernays, E.A., R.F. Chapman, C.W. LaMunyon and T. Hartmann. 2003. Taste receptors for pyrrolizidine alkaloids in a monophagous caterpillar that uses them for defense and pheromone synthesis. J. Chemical Ecology 29: 1709-22.

  • LaMunyon, C. and T. Shackeiford. 2002. Evolutionary analyses should include pluralistic and falsifiable hypotheses. Behavioral & Brain Sciences 25: 522-523.

  • LaMunyon, C. and S. Ward. 2002. Evolution of larger sperm in response to experimentally increased sperm competition in Caenorhabditis elegans. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society 269: 1125-8.

  • LaMunyon, C.W. and C.W. LaMunyon. 2001. Determinants of sperm transfer by males of the noctuid moth Heliothis virescens. J. Insect Behavior 14: 187-199.

  • Lamunyon, C. 2001. Determinants of sperm precedence in a noctuid moth Heliothis virescens. Ecological Entomology 26: 388-394.

  • Lamunyon, C. 2000. Sperm storage by females of the polyandrous noctuid moth Heliothis virescens. Animal Behaviour 59: 395-402.

  • LaMunyon, C.W. and S. Ward. 1999. Evolution of sperm size in nematodes: sperm competition favours larger sperm. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society 266: 263-7.

  • LaMunyon, C.W. and S. Ward. 1998. Larger sperm outcompete smaller sperm in the nematode C. elegans. Proceedings. Biological Sciences / the Royal Society 265: 1997-2002.

  • LaMunyon, C.W. 1997. Increased fecundity, as a function of multiple mating, in an arctiid moth (Utetheisa ornatrix). Ecological Entomology 22: 60-73.

  • LaMunyon, C. and S. Ward. 1997. Increased competitiveness of nematode sperm bearing the male X chromosome. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 94: 185-189.

  • LaMunyon, C.W. and S. Ward. 1995. Sperm precedence in a hermaphroditic Nematode (Caenorhabditis elegans) is due to competitive superiority of male sperm. Experientia 51: 817-823.

  • LaMunyon, C.W. 1994. Paternity in naturally-occurring Utetheisa ornatrix (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae) as estimated using enzyme polymorphism. Behavior Ecology and Sociobiology 34: 403-408.

  • LaMunyon, C.W. and T. Eisner. 1994. Spermatophore size as a determinant of paternity in an arctiid moth (Utetheisa ornatrix). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 91: 7081-4.

  • LaMunyon, C. and S. Ward. 1994. Assessing the viability of mutant and manipulated sperm by artificial insemination of.. Genetics 138: 689-692.

  • LaMunyon, C.W. and T. Eisner. 1993. Post-copulatory sexual selection in an arctiid moth (Utetheisa ornatrix). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA 90: 4689-92.

  • LaMunyon, C. and T. Eisner. 1990. Effect of Mite Infestation on the Anti-Predator Defenses of an Insect. Psyche: A Journal of Entomology.

  • LaMunyon, C. 1988. Hindgut Changes Preceding Pupation and Related Cocoon Structure in Chrysoperla Comanche Banks (Neuroptera, Chrysopidae). Psyche: A Journal of Entomology.

  • LaMunyon, C.W. and P.A. Adams. 1987. Use and effect of an anal defensive secretion in larval Chrysopidae (Neuroptera). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 80: 804-808.

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Grants

  • Control of Cell Differentiation: Inhibition of Sperm Activation in C. elegans.

  • Identification of Drug Targets in Nematode Sperm.

  • Genes Involved in Paternal Mitochondrial Degradation in C. elegans

  • Genetics of Mitochondrial Inheritance in C. elegans

  • Mechanism and Determinants of Sperm Precedence in Heliothis virescen

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