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Seung-Joon Ahn

Seung-Joon Ahn

Assistant Professor

Mailing Address:
Box 9655
Mississippi State, MS 39762
  • Ph.D., Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany
  • M.S., Seoul National University, Korea
  • B.S., Seoul National University, Korea

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  • Ahn, S.-J., F. Betzin, M. W. Gikonyo, Z. L. Yang, T. G. Köllner, F. Beran. 2019. Identification and evolution of glucosinolate sulfatases in a specialist flea beetle. Scientific Reports 9:15725. Download
  • Ahn, S.-J., K. Donahue, Y. Koh, R. Martin, M.-Y. Choi. 2019. Microbial-based double-stranded RNA production to develop cost-effective RNA interference application for insect pest management. International Journal of Insect Science.  Download
  • Dou, S., S. Liu, S.-J. Ahn, M.-Y. Choi, R. Jurenka. 2019. Transcriptional comparison between pheromone gland-ovipositor and tarsi in the corn earworm moth Helicoverpa zea. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part D: Genomics and Proteomics 31:100604.  Download
  • Garczynski, S., C. Hendrickson, A. Harper, T. Unruh, A. Dhingra, S.-J. Ahn, M.-Y. Choi. 2019. Neuropeptides and peptide hormones identified in codling moth, Cydia pomonella (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 101:e21587. Download
  • Heidel-Fischer, H. M., R. Kirsch, M. Reichelt, S.-J. Ahn, N. Wielsch, S. M. Baxter, D. G. Heckel, H. Vogel, J. Kroymanne. 2019. An insect counteradaptation against host plant defenses evolved through concerted neofunctionalization. Molecular Biology and Evolution 36:930-941.  Download
  • Ahn, S.-J., M.-Y. Choi. 2018. Identification and characterization of capa and pyrokinin genes in the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera): Gene structure, immunocytochemistry, and differential expression. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 99:e21500.  Download
  • Beran, F., T. Sporer, C. Paetz, S.-J. Ahn, F. Betzin, G. Kunert, A. Shekhov, D. G. Vassão, S. Bartram, S. Lorenz, M. Reichelt. 2018. One pathway is not enough: The cabbage stem flea beetle Psylliodes chrysocephala uses multiple strategies to overcome the glucosinolate-myrosinase defense in its host plants. Frontiers in Plant Science 9:1754. Download
  • Choi, K. S., S.-J. Ahn, S. B. Kim, J. J. Ahn, B. N. Jung, S. W. Go, D.-S. Kim. 2018. Elevated CO2 may alter pheromonal communication in Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Physiological Entomology 43:169-179.  Download
  • Walsh, T. K., N. Joußen, K. Tian, A. McGaughran, C. J. Anderson, S. Qiu, S.-J. Ahn, L. Bird, N. Pavlidi, J. Vontas, J. Ryu, A. Rasool, I. B. Macedo, W. T. Tay, Y. Zhang, M. E. A. Whitehouse, P. J. Sylvie, S. Downes, L. Nemec, D. G. Heckel. 2018. Multiple recombination events between two cytochrome P450 loci contribute to global pyrethroid resistance in Helicoverpa armigera. PLoS ONE 13:e0197760. Download