Laboratory of Biodiversity Genetics

The Laboratory founded 2006.

Prof. Dmitry V.Mukha, Dr.Biol.Sci. (Head)

Selected Publications

Mukha D.V., Chumachenko A. G., Dykstra M. J., Kurtti T. J. and Schal C. Characterization of a new densovirus infecting the German cockroach, Blattella germanica. Journal of General Virology, 2006, 87:1567-1575.

Mukha D.V., Kagramanova A.S., Lazebnaya I.V., Lazebnyi O.E., Vargo E.L., Schal C. Intraspecific variation and population structure of the German cockroach, Blattella germanica, revealed with RFLP analysis of the non-transcribed spacer region of ribosomal DNA. 2007, Med Vet Entomol., 21(2):132-40.

Crissman J. R., W. Booth, R. G. Santangelo, D. V. Mukha, E. L. Vargo and C. Schal. Population genetic structure of the German cockroach (Blattodea: Blattellidae) in apartment buildings. Journal of Medical Entomology, 2010, V.47, P. 553–564.

Booth, W., Santangelo, R.G., Vargo, E.L., Mukha, D.V. & Schal, C. Population genetic structure in German cockroaches, Blattella germanica: Differentiated islands in an agricultural landscape. Journal of Heredity, 2010. doi: 10.1093/jhered/esq108