Scott O'Neill

Professor

1989 …2024

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2012

The small interfering RNA pathway is not essential for Wolbachia-mediated antiviral protection in Drosophila melanogaster

Hedges, L. M., Yamada, R., O'Neill, S. L. & Johnson, K. N., 2012, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78, 18, p. 6773 - 6776 4 p.

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Open Access
29 Citations (Scopus)

Wolbachia-induced aae-miR-12 miRNA negatively regulates the expression of MCT1 and MCM6 genes in Wolbachia-infected cell line

Osei-Amo, S., Hussain, M., O'Neill, S. L. & Asgari, S., 2012, In : PLoS ONE. 7, 11, 8 p., e50049.

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38 Citations (Scopus)
2011

A secure semi-field system for the study of Aedes aegypti.

Ritchie, S. A., Johnson, P. H., Freeman, A. J., Odell, R. G., Graham, N., Dejong, P. A., Standfield, G. W., Sale, R. W. & O'Neill, S. L., 2011, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 5, 3, p. 1-11 11 p., e988.

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32 Citations (Scopus)

A simple protocol to obtain highly pure Wolbachia endosymbiont DNA for genome sequencing

Iturbe-Ormaetxe, I., Woolfit, M., Rances, E., Duplouy, A. & O'Neill, S. L., 2011, In : Journal of Microbiological Methods. 84, 1, p. 134 - 136 3 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)

A Wolbachia symbiont in Aedes aegypti disrupts mosquito egg development to a greater extent when mosquitoes feed on nonhuman versus human blood

McMeniman, C., Hughes, G. & O'Neill, S. L., 2011, In : Journal of Medical Entomology. 48, 1, p. 76 - 84 9 p.

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38 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamics of the "popcorn" wolbachia infection in outbred aedes aegypti informs prospects for mosquito vector control

Yeap, H. L., Mee, P., Walker, T., Weeks, A. R., O'Neill, S. L., Jonhson, P., Ritchie, S., Richardson, K. M., Doig, C., Endersby, N. & Hoffmann, A., 2011, In : Genetics. 187, 2, p. 583 - 595 13 p.

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100 Citations (Scopus)

Functional test of the influence of Wolbachia genes on cytoplasmic incompatibility expression in Drosophila melanogaster

Yamada, R., Iturbe-Ormaetxe, I., Brownlie, J. C. & O'Neill, S. L., 2011, In : Insect Molecular Biology. 20, 1, p. 75 - 85 11 p.

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33 Citations (Scopus)

Improved accuracy of the transcriptional profiling method of age grading in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes under laboratory and semi-field cage conditions and in the presence of Wolbachia infection

Caragata, E., Poinsignon, A., Moreira, L., Johnson, P., Leong, Y. S., Ritchie, S., O'Neill, S. L. & McGraw, E., 2011, In : Insect Molecular Biology. 20, 2, p. 215 - 224 10 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

Indentification of yeast associated with the planthopper, Perkinsiella saccharicida: Potential applications for Fiji leaf gall contol

Hughes, G., Allsopp, P., Webb, R., Yamada, R., Iturbe-Ormaetxe, I., Brumbley, S. & O'Neill, S. L., 2011, In : Current Microbiology. 63, 4, p. 392 - 401 10 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

Infection with the wMel and wMelPop strains of Wolbachia leads to higher levels of melanization in the hemolymph of Drosophila melanogaster, Drosophila simulans and Aedes aegypti

Thomas, P., Kenny, N., Eyles, D., Moreira, L., O'Neill, S. L. & Asgari, S., 2011, In : Developmental and Comparative Immunology. 35, 3, p. 360 - 365 6 p.

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26 Citations (Scopus)

Successful establishment of Wolbachia in Aedes populations to suppress dengue transmission

Hoffmann, A., Montgomery, B., Popovici, J., Iturbe-Ormaetxe, I., Johnson, P., Muzzi, F., Greenfield, M., Durkan, M., Leong, Y. S., Dong, Y., Cook, H., Axford, J., Callahan, A., Kenny, N., Omodei, C., McGraw, E., Ryan, P., Ritchie, S., Turelli, M. & O'Neill, S. L., 2011, In : Nature. 476, 7361, p. 454 - 459 6 p.

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714 Citations (Scopus)

The wMelPop strain of Wolbachia interferes with dopamine levels in Aedes aegypti

Moreira, L., Ye, Y., Turner, K., Eyles, D., McGraw, E. & O'Neill, S. L., 2011, In : Parasites & Vectors. 4, 5 p., 28.

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Open Access
18 Citations (Scopus)

The wMel Wolbachia strain blocks dengue and invades caged Aedes aegypti populations

Walker, T., Johnson, P., Moreira, L., Iturbe-Ormaetxe, I., Frentiu, F., McMeniman, C., Leong, Y. S., Dong, Y., Axford, J., Kriesner, P., Lloyd, A., Ritchie, S., O'Neill, S. L. & Hoffmann, A. A., 2011, In : Nature. 476, 7361, p. 450 - 455 6 p.

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606 Citations (Scopus)

Variable infection frequency and high diversity of multiple strains of Wolbachia pipientis in Perkinsiella Planthoppers

Hughes, G., Allsopp, P., Brumbley, S., Woolfit, M., McGraw, E. & O'Neill, S. L., 2011, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77, 6, p. 2165 - 2168 4 p.

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Open Access
29 Citations (Scopus)

Wolbachia and the biological control of mosquito-borne disease

Iturbe-Ormaetxe, I., Walker, T. & O'Neill, S. L., 2011, In : EMBO Reports. 12, 6, p. 508 - 518 11 p.

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201 Citations (Scopus)

Wolbachia uses host microRNAs to manipulate host gene expression and facilitate colonization of the dengue vector Aedes aegypti

Hussain, M., Frentiu, F., Moreira, L., O'Neill, S. L. & Asgari, S., 2011, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108, 22, p. 9250 - 9255 6 p.

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Open Access
146 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Assessing key safety concerns of a Wolbachia-based strategy to control dengue transmission by Aedes mosquitoes

Popovici, J., Moreira, L., Poinsignon, A., Iturbe-Ormaetxe, I., McNaughton, D. & O'Neill, S. L., 2010, In : Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz. 105, 8, p. 957 - 964 8 p.

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42 Citations (Scopus)

A virulent wolbachia infection decreases the viability of the dengue vector aedes aegypti during periods of embryonic quiescence

McMeniman, C. & O'Neill, S. L., 2010, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 4, 7, p. 1 - 6 6 p.

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97 Citations (Scopus)

Beyond the 'back yard': Lay knowledge about Aedes aegypti in northern Australia and its implications for policy and practice

McNaughton, D., Clough, A., Johnson, P., Ritchie, S. & O'Neill, S. L., 2010, In : Acta Tropica. 116, 1, p. 74 - 80 7 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)

Field validation of a transcriptional assay for the prediction of age of uncaged aedes aegyptimosquitoes in Northern Australia

Hugo, L., Cook, P., Johnson, P., Rapley, L., Kay, B., Ryan, P., Ritchie, S. & O'Neill, S. L., 2010, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 4, 2, p. 1 - 9 9 p.

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19 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation of environmental influences on a transcriptional assay for the prediction of Age of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) mosquitoes

Hugo, L., Kay, B., O'Neill, S. L. & Rayn, P., 2010, In : Journal of Medical Entomology. 47, 6, p. 1044 - 1052 9 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

Rapid spread of male-killing Wolbachia in the butterfly Hypolimnas bolina

Duplouy, A., Hurst, G., O'Neill, S. L. & Charlat, S., 2010, In : Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 23, 1, p. 231 - 235 5 p.

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16 Citations (Scopus)

Wolbachia-mediated resistance to dengue virus infection and death at the cellular level

Frentiu, F., Robinson, J., Young, P., McGraw, E. & O'Neill, S. L., 2010, In : PLoS ONE. 5, 10, p. 1 - 8 8 p.

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120 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Absence of the symbiont candidatus midichloria mitochondrii in the mitochondria of the tick ixodes holocyclus

Beninati, T., Riegler, M., Vilcins, I-M., Sacchi, L., McFadyen, R., Krockenberger, M., Bandi, C., O'Neill, S. L. & Lo, N., 2009, In : FEMS Microbiology Letters. 299, 2, p. 241 - 247 7 p.

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18 Citations (Scopus)

An ancient horizontal gene transfer between mosquito and the endosymbiotic bacterium wolbachia pipientis

Woolfit, M., Iturbe-Ormaetxe, I., McGraw, E. & O'Neill, S. L., 2009, In : Molecular Biology and Evolution. 26, 2, p. 367 - 374 8 p.

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75 Citations (Scopus)

A wolbachia symbiont in aedes aegypti limits infection with dengue, chikungunya, and plasmodium

Moreira, L., Iturbe-Ormaetxe, I., Jeffery, J., Lu, G., Pyke, A., Hedges, L., Rocha, B., Hall-Mendelin, S., Day, A., Riegler, M., Hugo, L., Johnson, K., Kay, B., McGraw, E., van den Hurk, A. F., Rayn, P. & O'Neill, S. L., 2009, In : Cell. 139, 7, p. 1268 - 1278 11 p.

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804 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence for metabolic provisioning by a common invertebrate endosymbiont, wolbachia pipientis, during periods of nutritional stress

Brownlie, J., Cass, B., Riegler, M., Witsenburg, J., Iturbe-Ormaetxe, I., McGraw, E. & O'Neill, S. L., 2009, In : PLoS Pathogens. 5, 4, p. 1 - 6 6 p.

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196 Citations (Scopus)

Human probing behavior of aedes aegypti when infected with a life-shortening strain of wolbachia

Moreira, L., Saig, E., Turley, A., Ribeiro, J., O'Neill, S. L. & McGraw, E., 2009, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 3, 12, p. 1 - 6 6 p.

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70 Citations (Scopus)

Increased locomotor activity and metabolism of Aedes aegypti infected with a lifeshortening strain of Wolbachia pipientis

Evans, O., Caragata, E., McMeniman, C., Woolfit, M., Green, D., Williams, C., Franklin, C., O'Neill, S. L. & McGraw, E., 2009, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 212, 10, p. 1436 - 1441 6 p.

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59 Citations (Scopus)

Stable introduction of a life-shortening Wolbachia infection into the mosquito Aedes aegypti

McMeniman, C. J., Lane, R. V., Cass, B. N., Fong, A. WC., Sidhu, M., Wang, Y-F. & O'Neill, S. L., 2009, In : Science. 323, 2, p. 141 - 144 4 p.

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527 Citations (Scopus)

Structural and functional characterization of the oxidoreductase alpha-DsbA1 from Wolbachia pipientis

Kurz, M., Iturbe-Ormaetxe, I., Jarrott, R., Shouldice, S., Wouters, M., Frei, P., Glockshuber, R., O'Neill, S. L., Heras, B. & Martin, J., 2009, In : Antioxidants and Redox Signaling. 11, 7, p. 1485 - 1500 16 p.

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30 Citations (Scopus)

Variation in antiviral protection mediated by different wolbachia strains in drosophila simulans

Osborne, S., Leong, Y. S., O'Neill, S. L. & Johnson, K., 2009, In : PLoS Pathogens. 5, 11, p. 1 - 9 9 p.

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211 Citations (Scopus)

Wolbachia infection reduces blood-feeding success in the dengue fever mosquito, aedes aegypti

Turley, A., Moreira, L., O'Neill, S. L. & McGraw, E., 2009, In : PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 3, 9, p. 1 - 6 6 p.

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113 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Assessment of gut bacteria for a paratransgenic approach to control Dermolepida albohirtum larvae

Pittman, G., Brumbley, S., Allsopp, P. & O'Neill, S. L., 2008, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 74, 13, p. 4036 - 4043 8 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

Cloning, expression, purification and characterization of a DsbA-like protein from Wolbachia pipientis

Kurz, M., Iturbe-Ormaetxe, I., Jarrott, R., Cowieson, N., Robin, G., Jones, A., King, G., Frei, P., Glockshuber, R., O'Neill, S. L., Heras, B. & Martin, J., 2008, In : Protein Expression and Purification. 59, 2, p. 266 - 273 8 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Crystallization and preliminary diffraction analysis of a DsbA homologue from Wolbachia pipientis

Kurz, M., Iturbe-Ormaetxe, I., Jarrott, R., O'Neill, S. L., Byriel, K., Martin, J. & Heras, B., 2008, In : Acta Crystallographica. Section F: Structural Biology Communications. 64, p. 94 - 97 4 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

"Endomicrobia" and other bacteria associated with the hindgut of Dermolepida albohirtum larvae

Pittman, G., Brumbley, S., Allsopp, P. & O'Neill, S. L., 2008, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 74, 3, p. 762 - 767 6 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)

Genome evolution of Wolbachia strain wPip from the Culex pipiens group

Klasson, L., Walker, T., Sebaihai, M., Sanders, M., Quail, M., Lord, A., Sanders, S., Earl, J., O'Neill, S. L., Thomson, N., Sinkins, S. & Parkhill, J., 2008, In : Molecular Biology and Evolution. 25, 9, p. 1877 - 1887 11 p.

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144 Citations (Scopus)

Guidance for contained field trials of vector mosquitoes engineered to contain a gene drive system: Recommendations of a scientific working group

Benedict, M., D'Abbs, P., Dobson, S., Gottlieb, M., Harrington, L., Higgs, S., James, A., James, S., Knols, B., Lavery, J., O'Neill, S. L., Scott, T., Takken, W. & Toure, Y., 2008, In : Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. 8, 2, p. 127 - 166 40 p.

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66 Citations (Scopus)

Host adaptation of a wolbachia strain after long-term serial passage in mosquito cell lines

McMeniman, C., Lane, A., Fong, A., Voronin, D., Iturbe-Ormaetxe, I., Yamada, R., McGraw, E. & O'Neill, S. L., 2008, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 74, 22, p. 6963 - 6969 7 p.

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87 Citations (Scopus)

In vitro rearing of Perkinsiella saccharicida and the use of leaf segments to assay Fiji disease virus transmission

Hughes, G., Allsopp, P., Brumbley, S., Johnson, K. & O'Neill, S. L., 2008, In : Phytopathology. 98, 7, p. 810 - 814 5 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Wolbachia and virus protection in insects

Hedges, L., Brownlie, J., O'Neill, S. L. & Johnson, K., 2008, In : Science. 322, 5902, p. 702 - 702 1 p.

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639 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Evolutionary dynamics of insect symbiont associations

Riegler, M. & O'Neill, S. L., 2007, In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 22, 12, p. 625 - 627 3 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)

Male development time influences the strength of Wolbachia-Induced cytoplasmic incompatibility expression in Drosophila melanogaster

Yamada, R., Floate, K., Riegler, M. & O'Neill, S. L., 2007, In : Genetics. 177, 2, p. 801 - 808 8 p.

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60 Citations (Scopus)

Predicting the age of mosquitoes using transcriptional profiles.

Cook, P., Hugo, L., Iturbe-Ormaetxe, I., Williams, C., Chenoweth, S., Ritchie, S., Ryan, P., Kay, B., Blows, M. & O'Neill, S. L., 2007, In : Nature Protocols. 2, 11, p. 2796 - 2806 11 p.

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29 Citations (Scopus)

Taxonomic status of the intracellular bacterium Wolbachia pipientis

Lo, N., Paraskevopoulos, C., Bourtzis, K., O'Neill, S. L., Werren, J., Bordenstein, S. & Bandi, C., 2007, In : International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 57, p. 654 - 657 4 p.

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119 Citations (Scopus)

Wolbachia: Invasion biology in South Pacific butterflies

McGraw, E. & O'Neill, S. L., 2007, In : Current Biology. 17, 6, p. R220 - R221 2 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Wolbachia-host interactions: connecting phenotype to genotype

Iturbe-Ormaetxe, I. & O'Neill, S. L., 2007, In : Current Opinion in Microbiology. 10, 3, p. 221 - 224 4 p.

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29 Citations (Scopus)

Wolbachia-mediated life shortening of Aedes aegypti to reduce dengue

O'Neill, S. L., 2007, In : Entomological Research. 37, 1, p. 40 - 41 2 p.

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2006

A rapid single-step multiplex method for discriminating between Trichogramma (hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) species in Australia

Davies, A. P., Lange, C. L. & O'Neill, S. L., 2006, In : Journal of Economic Entomology. 99, 6, p. 2142 - 2145 4 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)