NC State University
Mike Roe's Publications

Selected Publications below from last 5 years from a career total of 217
Patent Publications, 16; Licensed Technologies, 9; Books, 6

Total number of graduate students trained: 43
Total number of postdoctoral scholars trained: 23

Selected Publications:
Thompson, D.M., S.M.S. Khalil, L.A. Jeffers, U. Ananthapadmanaban, D.E. Sonenshine, R.D. Mitchell, C.J. Osgood, C. Apperson and R.M. Roe. 2005. In vivo role of 20-hydroxyecdysone in the regulation of the vetellogenin mRNA and egg development in the American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis. J. Insect Physiol. 51:1105-1116.
Vanderherchen, M. B., M. Isherwood, D. M. Thompson, R. J. Linderman and R. M. Roe. 2005. Toxicity of novel aromatic and aliphatic organic acid and ester analogs of trypsin modulating oostatic factor to larvae of the northern house mosquito, Culex pipiens complex, and the tobacco hornworm, Manduca sexta. Pestic. Biochem. Physiol. 81:71-84.
Bures, B. L., K. V. Donohue, R. M. Roe and M. A. Bourham. 2005. Visualization of helium dielectric barrier discharge treatment of green peach aphids on tobacco leaves. IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 33:290-291.
Anspaugh, D. D. and R. M. Roe. 2005. Regulation of JH epoxide hydrolase versus JH esterase activity in the cabbage looper, Trichoplusia ni, by juvenile hormone and xenobiotics. J. Insect Physiol. 51:523-535.
Jeffers, L. A., D. M. Thompson, D. Ben-Yakir and R. M. Roe. 2005. Movement of proteins across the digestive system of the tobacco budworm, Heliothis virescens. Entomol. Exp. Appl. 117:135-146.
Khalil, S. M. S., D. D. Anspaugh and R. M. Roe. 2006. Role of juvenile hormone esterase and epoxide hydrolase in reproduction of the cotton bollworm, Helicoverpa zea. J. Insect Physiol. 52:669-678.
Bures, B. L., K. V. Donohue, R. M. Roe and M. A. Bourham. 2006. Nonchemical dielectric barrier discharge treatment as a method of insect control. IEEE Trans. Plasma Sci. 34:55-62.
Donohue, K. V., B. L. Bures, M. A. Bourham and R. M. Roe. 2006. Mode of action of a novel nonchemical method of insect control: atmospheric pressure plasma discharge. J. Econ. Entomol. 99:38-47.
Mitchell R. D. III, E. Ross, C. Osgood, D. E. Sonenshine, K. V. Donohue, S. M. Khalil, D. M. Thompson and R. M. Roe. 2007. Molecular characterization, tissue-specific expression and RNAi knockdown of the first vitellogenin receptor from a tick. Insect Biohem. Molec. Biol. 37:375-388.
Thompson, D. M., S. M. S. Khalil, L. A. Jeffers, D. E. Sonenshine, R. D. Mitchell, C. J. Osgood and R. M. Roe. 2007. Sequence and the developmental and tissue-specific regulation of the first complete vitellogenin messenger RNA from ticks responsible for heme sequestration. Insect Biochem. Molec. Biol. 37:363-374.
Wafa, D. M., F. Breidt, S. M. Gawish, S. R. Matthews, K. V. Donohue and R. M. Roe. 2007. Atmospheric plasma-aided biocidal finishes for nonwoven polypropylene fabrics. II. Functionality of synthesized fabrics. J. Applied Polymer Sci. 103:1911-1917.
Stumpf, C. F., D. L. Comins, T. C. Sparks, K. V. Donohue and R. M. Roe. 2007. Insecticidal activity and mode of action of novel nicotinoids synthesized by new acylpyridinium salt chemistry and directed lithiation. Pest. Biochem. Physiol. 87:211-219.
Roe, R. M., K. V. Donohue, S. M. S. Khalil and D. E. Sonenshine. 2008. Hormonal regulation of metamorphosis and reproduction in ticks. In: Molecular Biology of Ticks and the Tick-Pathogen Interface. Eds: J. delaFuente, D. M. Kocan and D. E. Sonenshine. Frontiers in Bioscience 13:7250-7268.
Donohue, K. V., S. M. S. Khalil, R. D. Mitchell, D. E. Sonenshine and R. M. Roe. 2008. Molecular characterization of the major hemelipoglycoprotein in ixodid ticks. Insect Molec. Biol. 17:197-208.
Witting-Bissinger, B. E., C. F. Stumpf, K. V. Donohue, C. S. Apperson and R. M. Roe. 2008. Novel arthropod repellent, BioUD, is an efficacious alternative to deet. J. Med. Entomol 45:891-898.
Donohue, K. V., B. L. Bures, M. A. Bourham and R. M. Roe. 2008. Effects of temperature and molecular oxygen on the use of atmospheric pressure plasma as a novel method for insect control. J. Econ. Entomol 101:302-308.
Jeffers, L. A. and R. M. Roe. 2008. Review: The movement of proteins across the insect and tick digestive system. J. Insect Physiol 54:319-332.
van Kretschmar, J. B., J. R. Bradley, A. R. Cabrera and R. M. Roe. 2008. Novel adult assay to detect insecticide resistance of lepidopteran pests in cotton. Proceedings, 2008 Beltwide Cotton Conferences, Nashville, Tennessee, January 8-11, 2008. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN. 8 pp.
McCord, M., M. Roe and L. Collins. 2008. Development of a non-chemical insecticidal textile. Proceedings, 2008 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Knoxville, TN.
Donohue, K. V., S. M. S. Khalil, D. E. Sonenshine and R. M. Roe. 2009. Review: Heme-binding storage proteins in the Chelicerata. J. Insect Physiol. 55:287-296.
Donohue, K. V., S. M. S. Khalil, E. Ross, R. D. Mitchell, R. M. Roe and D. E. Sonenshine. 2009. Male engorgement factor: role in stimulating engorgement to repletion in the ixodid tick, Dermacentor variabilis. J. Insect Physiol. 55:909-918.
Bissinger, B. W., J. Zhu, C. S. Apperson, D. E. Sonenshine, D. W. Watson and R. M. Roe. 2009. Comparative efficacy of BioUD to other commercially available arthropod repellents against the ticks Amblyomma americanum and Dermacentor variabilis on cotton cloth. Amer. J. Trop. Med. Hygeine 81:685-690.
Bissinger, B. W., C. S. Apperson, D. E. Sonenshine, D. W. Watson and R. M. Roe. 2009. Efficacy of the new repellent BioUD against three species of ixodid ticks. Exp. Appl. Acarol. 48:239-250.
Cabrera, A. R., K. V. Donohue and R. M. Roe. 2009. Review: Regulation of female reproduction in mites: A unifying model for the Acari. J. Insect Physiol. 55:1079-1090.
Shen, H., A. Brandt, B. E. Witting-Bissinger, T. B. Gunnoe and R. M. Roe. 2009. Novel insecticide polymer chemistry to reduce the enzymatic digestion of a protein pesticide, trypsin modulating oostatic factor (TMOF). Pestic. Biochem. Physiol. 93:144-152.
Bissinger, B. W., J. Zhu, C. S. Apperson, D. E. Sonenshine, D. W. Watson and R. M. Roe. 2009. Comparative efficacy of BioUD to other commercially available arthropod repellents against the ticks Amblyomma americanum and Dermacentor variabilis on cotton cloth. Amer. J. Trop. Med. Hyg.81:685-690.
Roe, R. M., H. P. Young, T. Iwasa, C. F. Wyss, C. F. Stumpf, T. C. Sparks, G. B. Watson and J. J. Sheets. 2010. Mechanism of resistance to spinosyn in the tobacco budworm, Heliothis virescens. Pestic. Biochem. Physiol. 96:8-13.
Donohue, K. V., S. M. S. Khalil, E. Ross, C. M. Grozinger, D. E. Sonenshine and R. M. Roe. 2010. Neuropeptide signaling sequences identified by pyrosequencing of the American dog tick synganglion transcriptome during blood feeding and reproduction. Insect Biochem. Mol. Biol. 40:79-90.
Bissinger, B. W. and R. M. Roe. 2010. Tick repellents: Past, present, and future. Pestic. Biochem. Physiol. 96:63-79.
Cabrera, A. R., K. V. Donohue, S. M. S. Khalil, E. Scholl, C. Opperman, D. E. Sonenshine and R. M. Roe. 2010. New Approach for the study of mite reproduction: The first transcriptome analysis of a mite, Pyytoseiulus persimilis (Acari: Phytoseiidae). J. Insect Physiol. In press.