Publications

de Bekker, C., Will, I., Das, B., Adams, R.M.M. (2018):
The ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and their parasites: effects of parasitic manipulations and host responses on ant behavioral ecology.
In: Myrmecol. News 28: 1-24
Solá-Gracia, E., de Bekker, C., Russell, J., Manlove, K., Hanks, E., Hughes, D.P. (2018):
Within the fortress: A specialized parasite is not discriminated against in a social insect society.
In: PLoS ONE 13(2): e0193536
Link to paper de Bekker, C., Will, I., Hughes, D.P., Brachmann, A., Merrow, M. (2017):
Daily rhythms and enrichment patterns in the transcriptome of the behavior-manipulating parasite Ophiocordyceps kimflemingiae.
In: 
PLoS ONE12(11): e0187170
Link to paper  de Bekker, C., Ohm, R.A., Evans, H.C., Brachmann, A., Hughes, D.P. (2017):
Ant-infecting Ophiocordyceps genomes reveal a high diversity of potential behavioral manipulation genes and a possible major role for enterotoxins.
In: Scientific Reports 7(1):12508
Link to paper Hughes, D.P., Araújo, J.P.M., Loreto R.G., Quevillon, L.E., de Bekker, C., Evans, H.C. (2016):
From so simple a beginning: the evolution of behavioral manipulation by fungi.
In: Advances in Genetics 94, 437-469
Link to paper de Bekker, C., Ohm, R.A., Loreto, R.G., Sebastian, A., Albert, I., Merrow, M., Brachmann, A., Hughes, D.P. (2015):
Gene expression during zombie ant biting behavior reflects the complexity underlying fungal parasitic behavioral manipulation.
In: BMC Genomics 16:620
Link to paper Chetouhi, C., Panek, J., Bonhomme, L., ElAlaoui, H., Texier, C., Langin, T., de Bekker, C., Urbach, S., Demettre, E., Missé, D., Holzmuller, P., Hughes, D.P., Zanzoni, A., Brun, C., Biron, D.G. (2015):
Cross-talk in host-parasite associations: what do past and recent proteomics tools tell us?
In: Infection, Genetics and Evolution
DOI:10.1016/j.meegid.2015.04.015
Link to paper de Bekker, C., Quevillon, L.E., Smith, P.B., Fleming, K.R., Ghosh, D., Patterson, A.D., Hughes, D.P. (2014):
Species-specific ant brain manipulation by a specialized fungal parasite.
In: BMC Evolutionary Biology 14:166
Link to paper de Bekker, C., Merrow, M., Hughes, D.P. (2014):
From behavior to mechanisms: An integrative approach to the manipulation by a parasitic fungus (Ophiocordyceps unilateralis s.l.) of its host ants (Camponotus spp.).
In: Integrative and Comparative Biology 54(2), 166-176
Link to paper de Bekker, C., Smith, P.B., Patterson, A.D., Hughes, D.P. (2013):
Metabolomics reveals the heterogeneous response of entomopathogenic fungi in ex vivo cultured insect tissues.
In: PLoS ONE 8(8):e70609