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Publications

  • Loiseau, C., R. Harrigan, A. Robert, R. Bowie, H. Thomassen, T. Smith and R. Sehgal. 2012. Host and habitat specialization of avian malaria in Africa. Molecular Ecology: 431-441.

  • Marzal, A., R. Ricklefs, G. Valkiunas, T. Albayrak, E. Arriero, C. Bonneaud, G. Czirjak, J. Ewen, O. Hellgren and D. Horakova. 2011. Diversity, Loss, and Gain of Malaria Parasites in a Globally Invasive Bird. PLoS One.

  • Iezhova, T., M. Dodge, R. Sehgal, T. Smith and G. Valkiunas. 2011. NEW AVIAN HAEMOPROTEUS SPECIES (HAEMOSPORIDA. Journal of Parasitology: 682-694.

  • Valkiunas, G., T. Iezhova, J. Carlson and R. Sehgal. 2011. TWO NEW TRYPANOSOMA SPECIES FROM AFRICAN BIRDS, WITH NOTES ON THE TAXONOMY OF AVIAN TRYPANOSOMES. Journal of Parasitology: 924-930.

  • SMITH, T., H. THOMASSEN, A. FREEDMAN, R. SEHGAL, W. BUERMANN, S. SAATCHI, J. POLLINGER, B. MILA, D. PIRES and G. VALKIUNAS. 2011. Patterns of divergence in the olive sunbird Cyanomitra olivacea (Aves. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 103: 821-835.

  • Valkiunas, G., R. Sehgal, T. Iezhova and A. Hull. 2010. IDENTIFICATION OF LEUCOCYTOZOON TODDI GROUP (HAEMOSPORIDA. Journal of Parasitology: 170-177.

  • Iezhova, T., G. Valkiunas, C. Loiseau, T. Smith and R. Sehgal. 2010. HAEMOPROTEUS CYANOMITRAE SP NOV (HAEMOSPORIDA. Journal of Parasitology: 137-143.

  • Loiseau, C., T. Iezhova, G. Valkiunas, A. Chasar, A. Hutchinson, W. Buermann, T. Smith and R. Sehgal. 2010. SPATIAL VARIATION OF HAEMOSPORIDIAN PARASITE INFECTION IN AFRICAN RAINFOREST BIRD SPECIES. Journal of Parasitology: 21-29.

  • Ishak, H., C. Loiseau, A. Hull and R. Sehgal. 2010. PREVALENCE OF BLOOD PARASITES IN MIGRATING AND WINTERING CALIFORNIA HAWKS. Journal of Raptor Research: 215-223.

  • Njabo, K., A. Cornel, R. Sehgal, C. Loiseau, W. Buermann, R. Harrigan, J. Pollinger, (...) and T. Smith. 2009. Coquillettidia (Culicidae, Diptera) mosquitoes are natural vectors of avian malaria in Africa. Malaria Journal.

  • Valkiunas, G., T. Iezhova, C. Loiseau, T. Smith and R. Sehgal. 2009. New malaria parasites of the subgenus Novyella in African rainforest birds, with remarks on their high prevalence, classification and diagnostics. Parasitology Research: 1061-1077.

  • Chasar, A., C. Loiseau, G. Valkiunas, T. Iezhova, T. Smith and R. Sehgal. 2009. Prevalence and diversity patterns of avian blood parasites in degraded African rainforest habitats. Molecular Ecology: 4121-4133.

  • Valkiunas, G., T. Iezhova, C. Loiseau and R. Sehgal. 2009. NESTED CYTOCHROME B POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION DIAGNOSTICS DETECT SPOROZOITES OF HEMOSPORIDIAN PARASITES IN PERIPHERAL BLOOD OF NATURALLY INFECTED BIRDS. Journal of Parasitology: 1512-1515.

  • Ishak, H., J. Dumbacher, N. Anderson, J. Keane, G. Valkiunas, S. Haig, L. Tell and R. Sehgal. 2008. Blood Parasites in Owls with Conservation Implications for the Spotted Owl (Strix occidentalis). PLoS One.

  • Valkiunas, G., T. Iezhova, C. Loiseau, A. Chasar, T. Smith and R. Sehgal. 2008. New species of haemosporidian parasites (Haemosporida) from African rainforest birds, with remarks on their classification. Parasitology Research: 1213-1228.

  • Valkiunas, G., T. Iezhova, A. Krizanauskiene, V. Palinauskas, R. Sehgal and S. Bensch. 2008. COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF MICROSCOPY AND PCR-BASED DETECTION METHODS FOR BLOOD PARASITES. Journal of Parasitology: 1395-1401.

  • Valkiunas, G., C. Atkinson, S. Bensch, R. Sehgal and R. Ricklefs. 2008. Parasite misidentifications in GenBank. Trends in Parasitology 24: 247-248.

  • Valkiūnas, G., C. Atkinson, S. Bensch, R. Sehgal and R. Ricklefs. 2008. Parasite misidentifications in GenBank: how to minimize their number? Trends in parasitology: 247-8.

  • Ishak, H., J. Dumbacher, N. Anderson, J. Keane, G. Valkiūnas, S. Haig, L. Tell and R. Sehgal. 2008. Blood parasites in owls with conservation implications for the Spotted Owl (Strix occidentalis). PLoS ONE: e2304.

  • Valkiunas, G., T. Iezhova, A. Krizanauskiene, V. Palinauskas, R. Sehgal and S. Bensch. 2008. A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF MICROSCOPY AND PCR-BASED DETECTION METHODS FOR BLOOD PARASITES. The Journal of parasitology: 1.

  • Sehgal, R.N., K.C. Ruegg, L.M. Svensson and C. . Sekercioglu. 2007. Widespread and structured distributions of blood parasite haplotypes across a migratory divide of the Swainson's thrush (Catharus ustulatus). Journal of Parasitology 93: 1488-1495.

  • Sehgal, R., A. Hull, N. Anderson, G. Valkiunas, M. Markovets, S. Kawamura and L. Tell. 2006. Evidence for crypticspeciation of Leucocytozoon spp. (Haemosporida, Leucocytozoidae) in diurnal raptors. Journal of Parasitology: 375-379.

  • Sehgal, R.N., J. Masello, R. Gustavo Choconi, L.A. Tell and P. Quillfeldt. 2006. Blood and intestinal parasites in wild Psittaciformes: A case study of Burrowing parrots (Cyanoliseus patagonus). Ornotología Neotropical 17: 515-529.

  • Sehgal, R., A. Hull, N. Anderson, G. Valkiŭnas, M. Markovets, S. Kawamura and L. Tell. 2006. Evidence for cryptic speciation of Leucocytozoon spp. (Haemosporida, Leucocytozoidae) in diurnal raptors. The Journal of parasitology: 375-9.

  • Sehgal, R., G. Valkiunas, T. Iezhova and T. Smith. 2006. Blood parasites of chickens in Uganda and Cameroon with molecular descriptions of Leucocytozoon schoutedeni and Trypanosoma gallinarum. The Journal of parasitology: 1336-43.

  • Valkiunas, G., R. Sehgal, T. Iezhova and T. Smith. 2005. Further observations on the blood parasites of birds in Uganda. Journal of Wildlife Diseases: 580-587.

  • Sehgal, R., H. Jones and T. Smith. 2005. Molecular evidence for host specificity of parasitic nematode microfilariae in some African rainforest birds. Molecular Ecology: 3977-3988.

  • Sehgal, R., H. Jones and T. Smith. 2005. Blood parasites of some West African rainforest birds. The Journal of veterinary medical science / the Japanese Society of Veterinary Science: 295-301.

  • Jones, H., R. Sehgal and T. Smith. 2005. Leucocytozoon (Apicomplexa: Leucocytozoidae) from West African birds, with descriptions of two species. The Journal of parasitology: 397-401.

  • Valkiūnas, G., R. Sehgal, T. Iezhova and T. Smith. 2005. Further observations on the blood parasites of birds in Uganda. Journal of wildlife diseases: 580-7.

  • Sehgal, R., H. Jones and T. Smith. 2005. Molecular evidence for host specificity of parasitic nematode microfilariae in some African rainforest birds. Molecular ecology: 3977-88.

  • Sehgal, R. and I. Lovette. 2003. Molecular evolution of three avian neurotrophin genes. Journal of Molecular Evolution: 335-342.

  • Sehgal, R. and I. Lovette. 2003. Molecular evolution of three avian neurotrophin genes: implications for proregion functional constraints. Journal of molecular evolution: 335-42.

  • Richard, F., R. Sehgal, H. Jones and T. Smith. 2002. comparative analysis of PCR-based detection methods for avian malaria. Journal of Parasitology: 819-822.

  • Richard, F., R. Sehgal, H. Jones and T. Smith. 2002. A comparative analysis of PCR-based detection methods for avaian malaria. The Journal of parasitology: 819-22.

  • Sehgal, R., H. Jones and T. Smith. 2001. Host specificity and incidence of Trypanosoma in some African rainforest birds. Molecular Ecology: 2319-2327.

  • Sehgal, R.N., H. Jones and T.B. Smith. 2001. Host Specificity and incidence of Trypanosoma in some African rainforest birds: a molecular approach. Molecular Ecology 10: 2319-2328.

  • Sehgal, R. and B. Gumbiner. 1997. Antagonism of cell adhesion by an ...-catenin mutant, and of the Wnt-signaling pathway by ...-.. Journal of Cell Biology 139: 1033-1046.

  • Sehgal, R., B. Gumbiner and L. Reichardt. 1997. Antagonism of cell adhesion by an alpha-catenin mutant, and of the Wnt-signaling pathway by alpha-catenin in Xenopus embryos. Journal of Cell Biology: 1033-1046.

  • Sehgal, R.N., T. Svensson, M. Rydén, F.H. Schilling, C. Dominici, C.F. Ibañez and P. Kogner. 1997. Coexpression of mRNA for the full-length neurotrophin receptor trk-C and trk-A in favourable neuroblastoma. European Journal of Cancer 33: 2058-2063.

  • Sehgal, R.N., B. Gumbiner and L.F. Reichardt. 1997. Antagonism of Cell Adhesion by a Mutant of Alpha-Catenin, and antagonism of the Wnt-Signaling Pathway by Alpha-Catenin in Xenopus embryos. Journal of Cell Biology 139: 1033-1046.

  • Sehgal, R.N., M. Rydén, C. Dominici, F.H. Schilling, C.F. Ibañez and P. Kogner. 1996. Expression of mRNA for the neurotrophin receptor trk-C in neuroblastomas with favourable tumour stage and good prognosis. British Journal of Cancer 74: 773-779.

  • Sehgal, R.N., Y.S. Choi, P. McCrea and B. Gumbiner. 1990. A Cadherin-like Protein in Eggs and Cleaving Embryos of Xenopus laevis is Expressed in Oocytes in Response to Progesterone. Journal of Cell Biology 110: 1575-1582.

  • Sehgal, R., H. Jones and T. Smith. 0916. Blood parasites of some west African rainforest birds. Journal of Veterinary Medical Science: 295-301.

  • Jones, H., R. Sehgal and T. Smith. 0022. Leucocytozoon (Apicomplexa. Journal of Parasitology: 397-401.

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Educational Background

  • 1997 – PhD, UCSF (Cell Biology)

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