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Agnes Southgate



Ph.D. - University of Geneva, Switzerland
B.S. - University of Geneva, Switzerland

Research Interests         

Genomics and molecular analysis of insect splicing factors
Regulation of alternative splicing during development and changes in flight demand
Significance for understanding muscle physiology, development, insect flight and evolution

Courses Taughts

BIOL 305: Genetics lecture and Lab
BIOL 322: Developmental Biology and Lab
BIOL 312: Molecular Biology and Lab
FYSM 108: Pandemics, past, present and future
BIOL 453: Special topics in epigenetics or stem cells

Selected Publications

Kanost M, Arrese E, Cao X, and (53 annotation authors by alphabetical order) Southgate A, (9 authors) Blissard GW (2016) Multifaceted biological insights from a draft genome sequence of the tobacco hornworm moth, Manduca sexta. Insect Biochem. Mol. Biol. 76, 118-147

Ayme-Southgate A, Feldman* S, and Fulmer D*, (2015) Myofilament proteins in the synchronous flight muscles of Manduca sexta show both similarities and differences to Drosophila melanogaster. Insect Biochem.Mol. Biol. 62:174-82

Yuan CC, Ma W, Schemmel P, Cheng YS, Liu J, Tsaprailis G, Feldman S*, Ayme Southgate A, and. Irving TC  (2015) Elastic Proteins in the Flight Muscle of Manduca sexta Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, 568, 16-27  PMID:25602701