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Aaron Baumann
Laboratory Section Chief III
Biomedical and Diagnostic Sciences

Selected Publications

Benoit, J.B., Attardo, G.M., Baumann, A.A., Michalkova, V., Aksoy, S.  2015. Molecular and hormonal characterization of Tsetse Fly (Glossina morsitans) reproductive biology.  Ann. Rev. Entomol. 60: 351–371.

International Glossina Genome Initiative. 2014 Genome Sequence of the Tsetse Fly (Glossina morsitans): Vector of African Trypanosomiasis. Science. DOI: 10.1126/science.1249656 (cover feature)

International Glossina Genome Initiative. 2014 Genome Sequence of the Tsetse Fly (Glossina morsitans): Vector of African Trypanosomiasis. Science. DOI: 10.1126/science.1249656 (cover feature)

Benoit, J.B., Attardo, G.M., Michalkova, V., Krause, T.B., Bohova, J., Zhang, Q., Baumann, A.A., Mireji, P.O., Takáč, P., Denlinger, D.L., Ribeiro, J.M., Aksoy, S.  A novel lactation-specific protein family described from viviparous tsetse females: a potential target for Glossina-specific abortifacients. 2014.  PLoS Genetics.  10: 1-21.  e1003874.

Baumann, A.A., Benoit, J.B., Michalkova, V., Mireji, P.O., Attardo, G.M., Moulton, J.K., Wilson T.G., Aksoy, S. 2013. Juvenile hormone and insulin suppress lipolysis between periods of lactation during tsetse fly pregnancy. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 372(1-2):30-41.

Abdou, M.A., He, Q., Wen, D., Zyaan, O., Wang, J., Xu, J., Baumann, A.A., Joseph, J., Wilson, T.G., Li, S., Wang, J. 2011. Drosophila Met and Gce are partially redundant in transducing juvenile hormone action. Insect Biochem. Mol. Biol. 41: 938-945.

Baumann, A., Barry, J., Wang S., Wilson, T.G. 2010. Juvenile hormone action requires paralogous genes in Drosophila melanogaster. Genetics 185:1327-1336.
 
Baumann, A., Fujiwara, Y., Wilson, T.G. 2010. Evolutionary divergence of the paralogs Methoprene tolerant (Met) and germ cell expressed (gce) within the genus Drosophila. Journal of Insect Physiology 56:1445-1455.

Wang, S., Baumann, A., Wilson, T.G. 2007. Drosophila melanogaster Methoprene-tolerant (Met) gene homologs from three mosquito species: members of PAS transcriptional factor family. Journal of Insect Physiology 53:246–253.



Education
2005-2010            Ph.D.     Ohio State University
2000-2004            B.S.        Ohio State University

 

Research Experience
2014-present:    Laboratory Section Chief, Virology, University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine
2012-2014:          Postdoctoral Associate, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Janelia Research Campus
2011:                     Visiting Scientist, Yale University School of Public Health
2011-2012:          Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Tennessee, Dept. of Entomology and Plant Pathology