Publications

  1. Ghusinga KR, Dennehy JJ and Singh A. 2017. Controlling noise in the timing of intracellular events: A first-passage time approach. PNAS. PDF   

  2. Dennehy, JJ. 2016. Evolutionary ecology of virus emergence. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. PDF   

  3. Conway JM, Dennehy JJ & Singh A. 2016. Optimizing phage λ survival in a changing environment: stochastic model predictions. IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Las Vegas, NV. PDF   

  4. Ahmadi M, Torshizi MAK, Rahimi S &  Dennehy JJ. 2016.  Prophylactic bacteriophage administration more effective than post-infection administration in reducing Salmonella enterica serovar enteritidis shedding in quail. Frontiers in Microbiology. PDF   

  5. Esposito LA, Gupta S, Streiter F, Prasad A and Dennehy JJ. 2016. Evolutionary interpretations of mycobacteriophage biodiversity and host-range through the analysis of codon usage bias. Microbial Genomics. PDF    

  6. Ghusinga KR, Dennehy JJ and Singh A. 2016. Controlling noise in the timing of intracellular events: A first-passage time approach. BioRΧiv. PDF    

  7. Pope WH, Bowman CA, Russell DA, Jacobs-Sera D,  Cresawn SG, Jacobs WR Jr, Hendrix RW, Lawrence JG,  Hatfull GF, Science Education Alliance Phage Hunters Advancing  Genomics and Evolutionary Science (SEA PHAGES), Phage Hunters Integrating Research and  Education (PHIRE), & Mycobacterial Genetics Course (MGC). 2015. Whole genome comparison of a large collection of mycobacteriophages reveals a continuum of phage genetic diversity. eLife 4:e06416PDF    

  8. Ford BE, Sun B, Carpino J, Chapler ES, Ching J, Yoon C, Jhun K, Kim JD, Lallos GG, Morgenstern R, Singh S, Theja S, Dennehy JJ. 2014. Frequency and Fitness Consequences of Bacteriophage Φ6 Host Range Mutations. PLoS ONE 9(11): e113078. PDF    

  9. Dennehy JJ. 2014. What ecologists can tell virologists. Annual Review of Microbiology, 68:117-135. PDF    

  10. Singh, A & Dennehy JJ. 2014. Stochastic holin expression can account for lysis time variation in the bacteriophage λ. Journal of the Royal Society Interface, 6 June 2014 vol. 11 no. 95. PDF    

  11. Jordan TC, Burnett SH, Carson S, Caruso SM, Clase K, DeJong RJ, Dennehy JJ et al. 2014. A broadly implementable research course in phage discovery and genomics for first-year undergraduate students. mBio, 5:1, e01051-13. PDF    

  12. Dennehy JJ, Duffy S, O’Keefe KJ, Edwards SV, & Turner PE. 2013. Frequent coinfection reduces RNA virus population genetic diversity. Journal of Heredity, 104: 704 – 712. PDF    

  13. Dennehy JJ. 2012. What can bacteriophages tell us about host-parasite coevolution? International Journal of Evolutionary Biology, Article ID 396165. PDF    

  14. Hatfull GF, the Science Education Alliance Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science Program, the KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV Mycobacterial Genetics Course Students, and the Phage Hunters Integrating Research and Education Program. 2012. The complete genome sequences of 138 mycobacteriophages. Journal of Virology, 86: 2382-2384. PDF    

  15. Ching J, Musheyev SA, Chowdhury D, Kim JA, Choi Y & Dennehy JJ. 2012. Intermediate dispersal rate maximizes adaptation in bacteriophage populations evolving in an ecological sink. Evolution, 67: 10–17. PDF    

  16. Li J & Dennehy JJ. 2011. Differential bacteriophage mortality on exposure to copper. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 77:6878-6883. PDF    

  17. Dennehy JJ & Wang I-N. 2011. Factors influencing lysis time stochasticity in bacteriophage λ. BMC Microbiology, 11:174. PDF    

  18. Dennehy JJ, Friedenberg NA, McBride RC, Holt RD & Turner PE. 2010. Experimental evidence that source genetic variation drives pathogen emergence. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 277: 3113-3121. PDF    

  19. Katchikian CE, Dennehy JJ, Vitek CJ & Livdahl TP. 2010. Environmental effects on bet hedging in Aedes mosquito egg hatch. Evolutionary Ecology, 24:1159–1169. PDF    

  20. Dennehy JJ. 2009. Bacteriophages as model organisms for virus emergence research. Trends in Microbiology, 17:450-457. PDF    

  21. Katchikian CE, Dennehy JJ, Vitek CJ & Livdahl TP. 2009. Climate and geographic trends in hatch delay of the treehole mosquito, Aedes triseriatus Say (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Vector Ecology 34: 119-128. PDF    

  22. Dennehy JJ, Abedon ST & Turner PE. 2007. Host density impacts relative fitness of bacteriophage Φ6 genotypes in structured habitats. Evolution, 61: 2516-2527. PDF    

  23. Dennehy JJ, Friedenberg N, Yang Y & Turner, PE. 2007. Virus population extinction via ecological traps. Ecology Letters, 10: 230–240. (Reported in the New York Times and the New Scientist. PDF    

  24. Monello RJ, Dennehy JJ, Murray D & Wirsing AJ. 2006. Species differences among native ranids in coping with an exotic invader, the bullfrog Rana catesbeiana. Journal of Herpetology, 40: 403-407. PDF    

  25. Dennehy JJ, Yang Y, Friedenberg N & Turner PE. 2006. Bacteriophage migration via nematode vectors: host-parasite-consumer interactions in laboratory microcosms. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 72: 1974-1979. PDF    

  26. Dennehy JJ, Friedenberg N, Holt RD & Turner PE. 2006. Viral ecology and the maintenance of novel host use. The American Naturalist, 167: 429-439. PDF    

  27. Evans MEK and Dennehy JJ. 2005. Germ Banking: Bet hedging and variable release from egg and seed dormancy. Quarterly Review of Biology, 80: 431-451. PDF    

  28. Dennehy JJ & Turner PE. 2004. Reduced fecundity is the cost of cheating in RNA virus Φ6. Proceedings of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences, 271: 2275-2282. PDF    

  29. Dennehy JJ & Livdahl T. 2004. Polymorphic foraging behavior among Caenorhabditis elegans: Frequency- and density-dependent selection. Journal of Nematology, 36: 276-280. PDF    

  30. Dennehy JJ, Robakiewicz P & Livdahl T. 2001. Larval rearing conditions affect kin-mediated cannibalism in a treehole mosquito. Oikos, 95: 335-339. PDF    

  31. Dennehy JJ. 2001. Influence of social dominance rank on diet quality of pronghorn females. Behavioral Ecology, 12: 177-181. PDF    

  32. Dennehy JJ & Livdahl T. 1999. First record of Toxorhynchites rutilus (Diptera: culicidae) in Massachusetts. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association, 15: 24-25. PDF