Loganathan Ponnusamy

Also known as: Logu Ponnusamy

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0700-4472

Microbial Ecology, Arthropod-Microbe Interactions

Works (46)

2022 article

Analyses of Bloodmeal Hosts and Prevalence of Rickettsia parkeri in the Gulf Coast Tick Amblyomma maculatum (Acari: Ixodidae) From a Reconstructed Piedmont Prairie Ecosystem, North Carolina

Johnson, C. R., Ponnusamy, L., Richards, A. L., & Apperson, C. S. (2022, April 30). (K. Macaluso, Ed.). JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY, Vol. 4, p. [""].

By: C. Johnson, L. Ponnusamy, A. Richards & C. Apperson

Ed(s): K. Macaluso

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: May 16, 2022

2022 journal article

Bacterial Isolates Derived from Nest Soil Affect the Attraction and Digging Behavior of Workers of the Red Imported Fire Ant, Solenopsis invicta Buren

INSECTS, ["13"](5), [""].

By: N. Travanty, E. Vargo, C. Schal, C. Apperson & L. Ponnusamy

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: May 9, 2022

2022 journal article

Characterization of Long Non-Coding RNAs in the Bollworm, Helicoverpa zea, and Their Possible Role in Cry1Ac-Resistance

INSECTS, ["13"](1), [""].

By: R. Lawrie, R. Mitchell, J. Deguenon, L. Ponnusamy, D. Reisig, A. Pozo-Valdivia, R. Kurtz, R. Roe

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: December 27, 2021

2022 journal article

Mechanical Acaricides Active against the Blacklegged Tick, Ixodes scapularis

INSECTS, ["13"](8), [""].

By: E. Richardson, L. Ponnusamy & R. Roe

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: July 31, 2022

2022 journal article

Rickettsia felis and Other Rickettsia Species in Chigger Mites Collected from Wild Rodents in North Carolina, USA

MICROORGANISMS, ["10"](7), [""].

By: L. Ponnusamy, R. Garshong, B. McLean, G. Wasserberg, L. Durden, D. Crossley, C. Apperson, R. Roe

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: July 7, 2022

2021 journal article

Bacterial Microbiota of Field-Collected Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) from Transgenic Bt and Non-Bt Cotton

MICROORGANISMS, 9(4), 878.

By: J. Deguenon, A. Dhammi, L. Ponnusamy, N. Travanty, G. Cave, R. Lawrie, D. Mott, D. Reisig, R. Kurtz, R. Roe

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 25, 2021

2021 article

Colonization by the Red Imported Fire Ant, Solenopsis invicta, Modifies Soil Bacterial Communities

Travanty, N. V., Vargo, E. L., Apperson, C. S., & Ponnusamy, L. (2021, August 9). MICROBIAL ECOLOGY, Vol. 8, p. [""].

By: N. Travanty, E. Vargo, C. Apperson & L. Ponnusamy

Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: August 23, 2021

2021 journal article

Oviposition-Site Selection of Phlebotomus papatasi (Diptera: Psychodidae) Sand Flies: Attraction to Bacterial Isolates From an Attractive Rearing Medium

JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY, 58(2), 518–527.

By: M. Kakumanu, B. Marayati, C. Schal, C. Apperson, G. Wasserberg & L. Ponnusamy

Ed(s): R. Johnson

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: December 6, 2020

2021 journal article

Sphingobacterium phlebotomi sp. nov., a new member of family Sphingobacteriaceae isolated from sand fly rearing substrate

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SYSTEMATIC AND EVOLUTIONARY MICROBIOLOGY, ["71"](5), [""].

By: M. Kakumanu, B. Marayati, A. Wada-Katsumata, G. Wasserberg, C. Schal, C. Apperson, L. Ponnusamy

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: May 7, 2021

2021 journal article

Tick Ecdysteroid Hormone, Global Microbiota/Rickettsia Signaling in the Ovary versus Carcass during Vitellogenesis in Part-Fed (Virgin) American Dog Ticks, Dermacentor variabilis

MICROORGANISMS, ["9"](6), [""].

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: June 16, 2021

2020 journal article

Multiple Known Mechanisms and a Possible Role of an Enhanced Immune System in Bt-Resistance in a Field Population of the Bollworm, Helicoverpa zea: Differences in Gene Expression with RNAseq

International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 21(18), 6528.

By: R. Lawrie, R. Mitchell III, J. Deguenon, L. Ponnusamy, D. Reisig, A. Pozo-Valdivia, R. Kurtz, R. Roe

Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: September 12, 2020

2019 journal article

A Diverse Microbial Community Supports Larval Development and Survivorship of the Asian Tiger Mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae)

JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY, 56(3), 632–640.

Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: September 16, 2019

2019 journal article

Diel periodicity and visual cues guide oviposition behavior in Phlebotomus papatasi, vector of old-world cutaneous leishmaniasis

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 13(3), e0007165.

By: T. Shymanovich, L. Faw, N. Hajhashemi, J. Teague, C. Schal, L. Ponnusamy, C. Apperson, E. Hatano, G. Wasserberg

Ed(s): F. Oliveira

Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, Crossref
Added: April 29, 2019

2019 journal article

Diversity and structure of the bacterial microbiome of the American dog tick, Dermacentor variabilis, is dominated by the endosymbiont Francisella

SYMBIOSIS, 79(3), 239–250.

Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: February 27, 2020

2019 journal article

Exogenous and endogenous microbiomes of wild-caught Phormia regina (Diptera: Calliphoridae) flies from a suburban farm by 16S rRNA gene sequencing

SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 9.

By: J. Deguenon, N. Travanty, J. Zhu, A. Carr, S. Denning, M. Reiskind, D. Watson, R. Roe, L. Ponnusamy

Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: February 10, 2020

2018 journal article

Bacterial microbiome of the chigger mite Leptotrombidium imphalum varies by life stage and infection with the scrub typhus pathogen Orientia tsutsugamushi

PLOS ONE, 13(12), e0208327.

By: L. Ponnusamy, A. Willcox, R. Roe, S. Davidson, P. Linsuwanon, A. Schuster, A. Richards, S. Meshnick, C. Apperson

Ed(s): M. Perotti

Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: December 31, 2018

2018 journal article

Prevalence of Rickettsia Species (Rickettsiales: Rickettsiaceae) in Dermacentor variabilis Ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) in North Carolina

JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY, 55(5), 1284–1291.

By: M. Kakumanu, L. Ponnusamy, H. Sutton, S. Meshnick, W. Nicholson & C. Apperson

Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 4, 2019

2017 journal article

Stable Transmission of Borrelia burgdorferi Sensu Stricto on the Outer Banks of North Carolina

Zoonoses and Public Health, 64(5), 337–354.

Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Biology, pest status, microbiome and control of kudzu bug (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Plataspidae): a new invasive pest in the U.S.

Int. J. Mol. Sci, 17(9), 1570.

By: A. Dhammi, J. Krestchmar, L. Ponnusamy, J. Bacheler, D. Reisig, A. Herbert, A. Pozo-Valdivia, R. Roe

Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Design and Testing of Novel Lethal Ovitrap to Reduce Populations of Aedes Mosquitoes: Community-Based Participatory Research between Industry, Academia and Communities in Peru and Thailand

PLOS ONE, 11(8), e0160386.

By: V. Paz-Soldan, J. Yukich, A. Soonthorndhada, M. Giron, C. Apperson, L. Ponnusamy, C. Schal, A. Morrison, J. Keating, D. Wesson

Ed(s): R. Paul

Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Development and Validation of an Improved PCR Method Using the 23S-5S Intergenic Spacer for Detection of Rickettsiae in Dermacentor variabilis Ticks and Tissue Samples from Humans and Laboratory Animals

Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 54(4), 972–979.

By: M. Kakumanu, L. Ponnusamy, H. Sutton, S. Meshnick, W. Nicholson & C. Apperson

Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Effect of Spatial Repellent Exposure on Dengue Vector Attraction to Oviposition Sites

PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 10(7), e0004850.

By: D. Choi, J. Grieco, C. Apperson, C. Schal, L. Ponnusamy, D. Wesson, N. Achee

Ed(s): P. Kittayapong

Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Incident Tick-Borne Infections in a Cohort of North Carolina Outdoor Workers

Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 16(5), 302–308.

By: J. Wallace, W. Nicholson, J. Perniciaro, M. Vaughn, S. Funkhouser, J. Juliano, S. Lee, M. Kakumanu ...

Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Attraction and oviposition preferences of Phlebotomus papatasi (Diptera: Psychodidae), vector of Old-World cutaneous leishmaniasis, to larval rearing media

Parasites & Vectors, 8(1).

By: B. Marayati, C. Schal, L. Ponnusamy, C. Apperson, T. Rowland & G. Wasserberg

Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2015 journal article

Evidence forAedes aegypti(Diptera: Culicidae) Oviposition on Boats in the Peruvian Amazon

Journal of Medical Entomology.

By: L. Ponnusamy

Source: ORCID
Added: January 30, 2022

2015 journal article

Long-Lasting Permethrin-Impregnated Clothing Protects Against Mosquito Bites in Outdoor Workers

The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.

By: L. Ponnusamy

Source: ORCID
Added: January 30, 2022

2015 journal article

Oviposition responses of Aedes mosquitoes to bacterial isolates from attractive bamboo infusions

Parasites & Vectors, 8(1).

By: L. Ponnusamy, C. Schal, D. Wesson, C. Arellano & C. Apperson

Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: January 28, 2020

2015 journal article

Variation in the Microbiota of Ixodes Ticks with Regard to Geography, Species, and Sex

Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 81(18), 6200–6209.

By: W. Treuren, L. Ponnusamy, R. Brinkerhoff, A. Gonzalez, C. Parobek, J. Juliano, T. Andreadis, R. Falco ...

Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Advancing Integrated Tick Management to Mitigate Burden of Tick-Borne Diseases

Outlooks on Pest Management.

By: L. Ponnusamy

Source: ORCID
Added: January 30, 2022

2014 journal article

Diversity of Rickettsiales in the Microbiome of the Lone Star Tick, Amblyomma americanum

Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 80(1), 354–359.

By: L. Ponnusamy, A. Gonzalez, W. Treuren, S. Weiss, C. Parobek, J. Juliano, R. Knight, R. Roe, C. Apperson, S. Meshnickh

Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2014 journal article

Prevalence of Rickettsiales in ticks removed from the skin of outdoor workers in North Carolina

Parasites & Vectors, 7.

By: S. Lee, M. Kakumanu, L. Ponnusamy, M. Vaughn, S. Funkhouser, H. Thornton, S. Meshnick, C. Apperson

Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

Lethal ovitraps and dengue prevention: report from Iquitos, Peru

International Journal of Infectious Diseases, 16, e473.

By: D. Wesson, A. Morrison, V. Paz Soldan, R. Moudy, K. Long, L. Ponnusamy, J. Mohler, H. Astete ...

Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: September 6, 2020

2011 journal article

Bacteria Stimulate Hatching of Yellow Fever Mosquito Eggs

PLoS ONE, 6(9), e24409.

Ed(s): F. Leulier

Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

Bacterial Pathogens in Ixodid Ticks from a Piedmont County in North Carolina: Prevalence of Rickettsial Organisms

Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases.

By: L. Ponnusamy

Source: ORCID
Added: January 30, 2022

2010 journal article

Oviposition Responses of the Mosquitoes Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus to Experimental Plant Infusions in Laboratory Bioassays

Journal of Chemical Ecology, 36(7), 709–719.

Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

Species Composition of Bacterial Communities Influences Attraction of Mosquitoes to Experimental Plant Infusions

Microbial Ecology, 59(1), 158–173.

Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Diversity of Bacterial Communities in Container Habitats of Mosquitoes

Microbial Ecology, 56(4), 593–603.

By: L. Ponnusamy, N. Xu, G. Stav, D. Wesson, C. Schal & C. Apperson

Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Identification of bacteria and bacteria-associated chemical cues that mediate oviposition site preferences by Aedes aegypti

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 105(27), 9262–9267.

By: L. Ponnusamy, N. Xu, S. Nojima, D. Wesson, C. Schal & C. Apperson

Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

Host-feeding patterns of Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) in relation to availability of human and domestic animals in suburban landscapes of central North Carolina.

Journal of Medical Entomology.

By: L. Ponnusamy

Source: ORCID
Added: January 30, 2022

2004 journal article

Swaminathania salitolerans gen. nov., sp. nov., a salt-tolerant, nitrogen-fixing and phosphate-solubilizing bacterium from wild rice (Porteresia coarctata Tateoka)

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SYSTEMATIC AND EVOLUTIONARY MICROBIOLOGY.

By: L. Ponnusamy

Source: ORCID
Added: January 30, 2022

2003 journal article

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Biotechnology Letters.

By: L. Ponnusamy

Source: ORCID
Added: January 30, 2022

2001 journal article

Genetic diversity and relationship between Bradyrhizobium strains isolated from blackgram and cowpea

Biology and Fertility of Soils.

By: L. Ponnusamy

Source: ORCID
Added: January 30, 2022

2001 journal article

Genetic diversity of Bradyrhizobium strains isolated from Arachis hypogaea

Canadian Journal of Microbiology.

By: L. Ponnusamy

Source: ORCID
Added: January 30, 2022

1999 journal article

Isolation and characterization of two genetically distant groups of Acetobacter diazotrophicus from a new host plant Eleusine coracana L.

Journal of Applied Microbiology.

By: L. Ponnusamy

Source: ORCID
Added: January 30, 2022

1997 journal article

Competitiveness of native Bradyrhizobium japonicum strains in two different soil types

Biology and Fertility of Soils.

By: L. Ponnusamy

Source: ORCID
Added: January 30, 2022

1993 journal article

Phylogenetic grouping and identification of Rhizobium isolates on the basis of random amplified polymorphic DNA profiles

Canadian Journal of Microbiology.

By: L. Ponnusamy

Source: ORCID
Added: January 30, 2022

Employment

2016 - present

NC State University Raleigh, NC, US
Principal Research Scholar Entomology and Plant Pathology

2012 - 2016

NC State University Raleigh, US
Senior Research Scholar Entomology and Plant Pathology

Education

1998 - 2003

M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, University of Madras Chennai, Tamil Nadu, IN
Doctor of Philosophy Microbiology

Funding History

Funding history based on the linked ORCID record.

grant February 1, 2016 - January 31, 2020
Oviposition attractants for sand fly control
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases